Choir from Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences sings 'Happy' - FOX 35 News Orlando

Youth choir from Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences sings Pharrell's 'Happy'

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A video of Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences students performing a rendition of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is creating some online happiness of its own.

The 40-member choir recorded the video earlier this month. As of Wednesday morning, a version posted March 7 on YouTube has been viewed more than 430,000 times. And it's prompted requests for TV appearances.

The cellphone video was recorded by Edward Bone, whose daughter is among the choir's third to eighth grade students.

Choir director Angela Kee says the video was made after a producer for NBC's "America's Got Talent" requested a recording. The students helped create the choreography. And Kee says she's "tickled and pleased and amazed" by positive online reaction.

 

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