I’ve been following singer David Phelps for years so this week when I saw a number of reaction videos to his music on YouTube I wondered what sparked the sudden attention to a man I consider just about the best singer I’ve ever heard. If you have no idea who David Phelps is, I’m sharing some of my favorite performances of his. If you don’t know who he is, he sings mainly gospel, but even if you aren’t a gospel fan you’ll be shocked and pleasantly surprised by this singer. He is classically trained and considered one of the best vocalists in the world by many experts. I’ll share a couple of classical pieces here with you as well.
Turn up your speakers, lean back, close your eyes (or keep them open to enjoy his expressions and drama) and enjoy his effortless singing.
Here is someone reacting to him, which is fun since I’ve always been amazed by him:
Here is some guy not only reacting to him but telling you why he’s reacting the way he is. This guy is a “vocal coach” and there seems to be a lot of them on Youtube – about as many of them as “personal life coaches” or “health coach.”
And here is some of just him:
And here he is singing what many have called one of the best renditions of ‘O Holy Night’ ever: