Laura Kamhuber is an Austrian singer. Her performance of Whitney Houston’s “I’ll Always Love You”, recorded when she was 13 years old in the 2013 German release of The Voice Kids, is the most viewed YouTube video by an Austrian artist. She has recorded three albums. Kamhuber has always loved to sing and made her first public appearance at the age of three at her great-grandmother’s nursing home.
From the age of ten, she studied vocals at the Heidenreichstein music school. When she was still ten years old, she auditioned for the NÖN Talent Contest in April 2010. “It was my first stage performance,” she recalls, “and I was very nervous.” She finished second. Later, in 2010, when she was eleven years old, she took part in the Austrian annual television children’s talent show called Kiddy Contest where she reached the final and placed third. Since then, she has regularly taken singing lessons and often sang in small and medium-sized concerts.
At a fundraiser in 2012, she sang a folk song for the first time and discovered she loved the genre. In the same year, she reached the semi-finals of another Austrian talent show Die große Chance on ORF. At 13, she was the youngest singer in the competition. In 2013, she participated in the German edition of The Voice Kids, where she reached the battle (or elimination round) stage. Her blind audition performance of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” has over 210 million views (as of February 2021) on YouTube and is the most viewed video on YouTube by an Austrian. painter.