Walmart 'Yodeling Boy' Draws Big Crowd in Encore

Walmart Yodeling Boy meme helps nearly 70-year-old song challenge Cardi B, The Weeknd on Spotify charts

DeGeneres warned him that such a lofty dream would take years to accomplish, but apparently not in the age of the internet.

When asked by DeGeneres why he chose Walmart, the 11-year-old's answer made the daytime host crack up.

Streams of Hank Williams' "Lovesick Blues, " which was originally released as a single in 1949, have surged 2,452% since the Walmart Yodeling Boy meme went viral, according to Spotify.

On Wednesday, Walmart rewarded him for his bravery, setting up a stage in the parking lot of that store, drawing a massive crowd to hear him perform in earnest.

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Of course, everyone knows that DeGeneres is in the business of grand surprises and making children's dreams come true - and it's no different this time.

In the video, Mason Ramsey, clad in jeans, white shirt and red bow tie, belts out a pitch-perfect rendition of the heart-breaking country song in the middle of Walmart. While a Walmart store might not seem like the most promising stepping stone to get to a place like the Opry, Ramsey says there's not much else his 700-person town can offer for performance space: "That's the only store we've got".

The overjoyed kid is well on his way to carving up a career out of his country singing, but even without DeGeneres' incredible gesture, he's already made great strides. Ramsey was overcome with emotion by the incredible news.

Ramsey paid a visit to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Tuesday to perform "Lovesick Blues" and talk with Ellen about his country roots.

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