Supermarket Worker Tests Out Store’s Mic— Shoppers Stop Short When They Hear His Voice.

When you’ve got talent, you just never know when you might be discovered!

A recent video taken at Russo’s Supermarket in Watertown, Massachusetts has gone viral after one of their employees surprised everyone with a hidden talent. Guilherme Assuncao, or Gillie, was helping to set up some equipment for a concert scheduled for the next day. Gillie volunteered to test out the microphone, and as soon as he began to sing, everyone stopped what they were doing to stare.


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Gilly has one of those voices you just don’t hear very often!

As he sang “O Holy Night,” surrounded by colorful poinsettias, everyone around him got chills. Russo’s uploaded the video of Gillie singing to their Facebook page, and within days he was giving interviews and fielding offers to perform all around Boston.


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Gillie is a 23-year-old who came to the United States just two years ago from Brazil. He arrived in Boston six months ago, and he’s been working at Russo’s ever since as he studies computer skills for small business.

While he’s not classically trained in singing, he has sung in a performance of The Phantom of the Opera in his native Brazil.


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Russo’s followed up their first video with another one of Gillie singing “Hallelujah,” prompting Gillie to tell local radio station WBUR that he feels like he’s suddenly on America’s Got Talent! 

“I’m really shocked,” he stated. “I never thought this would happen for me, singing at work — at a grocery store,” Gillie said.

Gillie is now on his way to living his dream of having a career in music. Watch his astounding entrance into the musical world below, and don’t forget to share to remind other hopeful singers that you just never know when, or where, you might get your big break!

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