We always knew that Nathan Sykes
, once a member of The Wanted and now solo singer, had powerful pipes, but damn, we didn't realize just how soulful he was until he released his rendition of "Who's Loving You," filmed live at Little Kids Rock. The performance starts off with him wailing out "When I had you here, I treated you bad,"
and you can sense the instant chills that everyone in the audience felt. He continues to effortlessly belt his whole way through the song as gospel backup singers, an organ, and drums kick in. Also, the fact that he had the guts to perform this with Smokey Robinson sitting front row is pretty brave. We think Smokey thinks he did it justice. His debut solo album, Unfinished Business,
drops this Friday, November 11th.
He also showed off his stunning voice in our recent session: