#RootsTech 2015 is not only going to be a huge genealogy and technology conference, it is also becoming a major entertainment extravaganza. The latest announcement is that popular musician and YouTube sensation Alex Boye is teaming up with the stars of his popular “Let It Go” YouTube cover One Voice Children’s Choir to perform on the opening day of RootsTech, the world’s largest family history conference.
The two musical talents have collaborated before and will unite for a special performance at the RootsTech opening night social event February 12, 2015. For more information, go to #RootsTech.org.
Boye has developed an impressive following through live concerts, numerous albums and YouTube videos. His combined YouTube views are more than 100 million. His cover of “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen has been watched more than 50 million times. On that song, he is joined by the One Voice Children’s Choir, and it is frequently listed as one of the best versions of the classic song. He is a prolific composer and known for taking popular songs and “Africanizing” them with African rhythms, voices, and instruments. His songs “Paradise,” “Happy,” and “Royals” are popular examples. Boye is a master at collaboration. In addition to singing with the One Voice Children’s Choir, he has performed with George Michael, Olivia Newton John, MC Hammer, The Piano Guys, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The One Voice Children’s Choir received national exposure over the summer as quarter-finalists on the NBC hit show, America’s Got Talent. They perform dozens of times each year throughout the nation. The choir has also received numerous awards, including the prestigious John Lennon International Music Award, presented by Yoko Ono and George Martin, producer of the Beatles. Alex Boye and the One Voice Children’s Choir will take the stage on Thursday, February 12, at 6:00 p.m. in the Salt Lake Convention Center to kick off #RootsTech 2015. For more information or to register, visit RootsTech.org.