Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” has been covered many times. However, this is one of the most beautiful versions we’ve ever heard. Watch as Peter Hollens and Jackie Evancho perform an a cappella rendition of the classic song and prepare to get goosebumps.
Peter Hollens is an American singer/songwriter from Oregon who’s gained an impressive fan base from his regularly-uploaded Youtube videos. In this particular duet, he partners with Jackie Evancho, an American classical crossover artist. After gaining early fame from talent competitions such as America’s Got Talent, she went on to work with David Foster, who is well-known for his mentorship of famous vocalists like Celine Dion and Charice Pempengco. While Hollens and Evancho may have impressive musical resumes, it’s clear that they both epitomize raw talent.
This gifted duo proves that a timeless tune like “Hallelujah” doesn’t need any fancy arrangement; pure gorgeous vocals more than suffice. Here at Viral Tales, we were truly moved by their masterful interpretation. What did you think? Tell us in the comments below and make sure to share if this struck a chord.