A star is born: Woman wins over internet after singing 'Shallow'

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NEW YORK CITY (WTHR) — A woman's version of Lady Gaga's "Shallow" has gone viral.

Comedian Kevin Freshwater posted a clip of him approaching strangers in an English subway station called "Finish the Lyric."

In the segment, he encounters Charlotte Awbery and asks her to complete the lyrics for "Shallow" from the move "A Star is Born."

(Scroll to 2 minutes and 15 seconds to see Awbery's performance)

“I was blown away and lost for words,” Freshwater told TODAY in an email. Freshwater noted that Awbery, who is a professional singer, “seemed like such a genuine and loving person.”

The original video has been viewed by more than 8 million people including the admin for Lady Gaga News on Twitter.


"This guy challenged strangers to ‘finish the lyrics’ and this woman passing by started belting out Shallow like she was performing at the Oscars, literally flawless," Lady Gaga News on Twitter wrote.

The repost has more than 23 million views.