June 17, 2024
Viral singing homeless woman offered record contract: report
Along with the record deal, two GoFundMe campaigns have raised thousands of dollars for Zamourka, one surpassing $52,000 and the other tipping $32,000.
Along with the record deal, two GoFundMe campaigns have raised thousands of dollars for Zamourka, one surpassing $52,000 and the other tipping $32,000.

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Sing in the subway, apparently.

A homeless Russian singer who went viral for her incredible performance just scored a major record deal.

Emily Zamourka, who captured the hearts of Los Angeles subway riders and internet fans, has been offered a recording contract, TMZ reports.

Grammy-nominated music producer Joel Diamond tells TMZ he drafted an offer letter for Zamourka in the hopes of making a “huge classical-EDM crossover hit record for the subway soprano.”

Diamond says the first record will be called “Paradise” and released on Silver Blue Records, the record label he founded in 1973.

The producer first learned of the now-infamous singer after the Los Angeles Police Department tweeted a video of her singing opera in a subway station.

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Jack’s Note: ‘Godspeed, Emily.’

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