WATCH: Nine-year-old with Down syndrome sings Whitney Houston hit and it will melt your heart

By Robyn Lucas
02 August 2017

The video has astonishingly been viewed by 22 million people and shared over 214 000 times since it’s been posted

Most people wouldn’t dare to attempt belting out a Whitney Houston song. Who would? She’s a singing legend.

But one courageous nine-year-old boy with Down syndrome went viral on Facebook after singing his version of the hit “I Have Nothing” – and he totally killed it!

Dane Miller touched millions of hearts after wholeheartedly singing to the 1992 hit in the backseat of a car.

PHOTO: Facebook PHOTO: Facebook

The nine-year-old was recorded by his Aunt Jeanne Miller, posted the adorable video on Facebook.

"He's very high-functioning so if he hears music, it's just something that sticks with him,” his proud aunt says.

The video has been viewed an astonishing 22 million times and shared over 214 000 times since it was first posted.

The boy from Texas has a huge passion for singing. He was only recently introduced to the Whitney Houston song by his 13-year-old brother, Dawson.

The youngster's mom, Diana Miller, told ABC News that Dane is their “biggest blessing” and has always been a “loving and “joyful” child.


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