Boy with Down Syndrome goes viral singing Whitney Houston

Credit: Jeanne Miller

PROSPER, Tex. (KTVT/CNN) -- He's the newest internet sensation, singing a classic song and making millions of new fans.

You've probably sang this song in the car, or the shower, too. But, when Dane Miller sang it, more than five million people watched it.

The video was recorded Monday, as the nine-year-old's dad was driving with him. A family member shared it on Facebook - and it's almost as popular as the Whitney Houston version.

"We did just watch a documentary on her about a month ago, and so he started downloading some of her songs and that was the one he just got stuck on," said Dana Miller, Dane's mother.

Dana says she can't believe the response the video has gotten.

"Just reading the comments, they're so sweet. I get emotional," she says. "Even some other families that have Down syndrome children have posted pictures of their kids."

When asked what he thinks about millions of people watching him sing, Dane sums it up in a single word, "Happy," and, with all of that new-found fame, is just inspiring him to put up more videos.

The family says they've started a YouTube channel for him. It's called Amazing Dane.