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This “Someone Like You” Cover Is British Catnip

Ten-year-old Connie Talbot’s YouTube cover of Adele‘s “Someone Like You” has gone bonkers viral today. Generally speaking, that’s because it’s stunning, especially once it hits the chorus.

But the video is also a perfect storm of viral ingredients, particularly for British audiences. For one, it’s Adele. Of course, we love the You Oughta Know artist here at VH1, but in the U.K., they really love her: her sophomore album 21 has been sitting pretty at the top of the British charts since it came out over two months ago, and furthermore, her 2008 debut 19 jumped back onto the chart late last year and is now holding down the #2 spot, just to prevent anyone else from charting above #3 (although Britney might sneak into #2 this week).

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