Rhap Salazar on the Ellen Degeneres Show

World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) 2009 junior division champion Rhap Salazar made his American television debut last November 17 on the Ellen Degeneres Show.

Rhap Salazar

Ellen personally invited the 12-year-old singer to grace her show after seeing him perform on YouTube. She even shouldered Rhap’s trip to the US. He performed a rendition of Celine Dion’s song titled “All By Myself,” which earned him a standing ovation from the audience.