Watch Walmart Yodeller Mason Ramsey Perform Hank Williams' Legendary 'Lovesick Blues'

Image from video courtesy Walmart

Mason Ramsey, known as the viral "Walmart yodeling kid", flew to Los Angeles to make his first national television appearance at The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Mason Ramsey, an 11-year-old singer and yodeller from Golconda, Illinois, has breathed renewed life into country icon Hank Williams" "Lovesick Blues', which now sits at No 3 on Spotify's Viral 50 chart for the United States and at No 4 internationally.

Ramsey told DeGeneres that he chose to perform at that specific Walmart because "it's the only store we've got".

Walmart has also given him a $15,000 scholarship. In a day filled with surprises, Ellen announced that Mason would be given the chance to perform at the Grand Ole Opry, a weekly United States country concert that has been broadcast since 1925, NME reported. Then, Ellen delivered the news - she pulled some strings and now Ramsey is set to play the Grand Ole Opry stage this Saturday!

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The overjoyed kid is well on his way to carving up a career out of his country singing, but even without DeGeneres' fantastic gesture, he's already made great strides.

Ramsey achieved viral fame last week when he started "yodeling" the Hank Williams Sr. classic "Lovesick Blues" in his hometown Walmart.

It's a wonderful comeback for Williams' version of "Lovesick Blues", which the beloved country singer performed to six encores in the Grand Ole Opry in 1949, Washington Post notes.

But he's now graduated from the aisles of Walmart to the stage of one of TV's most popular daytime shows.

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