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Grandma Always Wanted To Be Country Star—Now Her Karaoke Video Is Going Viral.

Every once in awhile, we could all use a reminder that you’re never too old to ignite your passion and follow your dreams.

Sylvia Jeneanne Weibel, a 78-year-old grandmother from Louisville, Kentucky, always wanted to be a country music singer. Now, with a little help from her daughter, Pam Kingberger, and a new karaoke machine, Sylvia is getting a big taste of stardom at last.


Sylvia first appeared on the scene in February 2017 with a gorgeous version of “Blue Moon of Kentucky.” Her performance went viral with over a million views just days after Pam uploaded it to Facebook.

Since then, Sylvia has set up her very own Facebook page where she can share her love of country music with fans from all over the world. She also enjoys performing live on Facebook, and she always puts on a terrific show!


In a recent Facebook Live video, Sylvia performed a medley of country classics including “The Rose,” “Blanket on the Ground,” and “Fall in love again.” You can tell she puts her heart and soul into her singing, and she really does have a wonderful voice!


Sylvia says she grew up loving country music and names Patsy Cline as one of her biggest influences. “I sing country, I talk country… I am country,”Sylvia told Louisville TV station WDRB.

According to Pam, Sylvia’s lifelong dream is to make her own album. You can subscribe to her YouTube channel @GrandmaSings to help make her dream a reality, and she also loves getting fan mail!


Watch her fabulous performance below, and be sure to share this story to remind everyone that it’s never too late to pursue your lifelong dreams!

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