WATCH: “Lay Me Down” Pinoy Cover Sounds EXACTLY Like Sam Smith!

Anyone remember Rhap Salazar??

You may recognize him as the cute, cherubic-faced kid with the powerful voice who won Little Big Star in 2004.

rhap salazar

He’s also been on The Ellen DeGeneres Show when he was 12, and was the Junior Grand Champion Performer of the World and Junior Grand Champion Solo Vocalist of the World at the World Championships of the Performing Arts.

In short, he’s an extremely talented singer!

Rhap Salazar cover Lay Me Down Sam Smith

Nowadays, this powerhouse kid is all grown up, delivering ear-gasmic performances like this cover of “Lay Me Down” by Sam Smith… and it will just BLOW YOU AWAY! It’s already gotten more than 18,000 likes and 3,000 shares on his Facebook page alone!

Really, play the video below and close your eyes, and you might just not feel so bad anymore about Sam missing his Manila concert!!

Way to go, Rhap!

What do you think about this cover of Lay Me Down? Do you think Sam Smith should see this? Tag a Sam Smith fan you know!!