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YouTube sensation Greyson Chance performs debut single on Ellen: Watch here

Thirteen-year-old Greyson Chance won the YouTube hits of many and even caught talk show host Ellen DeGeneres’ eye for singing Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” earlier this year in the sixth grade. Since then he’s signed to and become DeGeneres’ marquee artist on her eleveneleven record label. Yesterday on her show he performed his first single from his forthcoming first album. Starting off on the piano. Chance dipped into his ballad “Waiting Outside the Lines.” It’s a pretty grown up song in comparison to the bubble gum pop cuts Justin Bieber sings. But the young man doesn’t come off silly singing about getting through rough times and bad experiences.

Check out the performance after the jump and let us know what you think.

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Originally posted October 26 2010 — 11:07 AM EDT

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