Gracious Amani is probably the biggest little star in Kenya right now after global music icon, Alicia Keys, shared the video of her doing a rendition of her famous ‘Girl On Fire’ rendition. The Kenyan’s sweet melodious voice is bound to take her places.

Alicia Keys has finally recognized the sweet voice of Gracious Amani, the talented girl from Githurai who took the Internet by storm while singing to the star’s song ‘Girl On Fire’.

Amani’s video was first recorded by Britt Chantel who was visiting Kenya to accomplish a few projects. She came across the little girl and was blown away with her melodious voice. Britt shared the video on her Facebook page and it went viral with over 2.1k shares as she instantly became famous in Kenya.

An excited and really amused Alicia Keys shared the video on her Instagram page with the caption;

Look at this beautiful soul!! SHINE!!

Immediately Britt Chantel saw Alicia Keys’ Instagram video, she asked her followers to help her get Amani to New York.

A couple of Kenyan celebrities have already expressed their intentions to meet and maybe befriend the little Amani. Thomas Kwaka a.k.a Big Ted has also made his intentions known to extend a hand to help nurture her talent as soon as she is done with class 8. Vivian, a popular Kenyan songstress, also promised to mentor her and even do some music with her.

Gracious Amani and Vivian in studio.

She is set to be a superstar if she isn’t already.

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Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!

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