Edmonton brothers wow on ‘Ellen’ with their rendition of ‘I’ll be There’ by The Jackson 5

WATCH ABOVE: The Melisizwe brothers, from Edmonton, appear on The Ellen DeGeneres show Friday after a video they posted on Facebook went viral.

A trio of Edmonton brothers were thrust into the spotlight Friday when they appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

After a video of the boys singing “I’ll Be There” by The Jackson 5 went viral, DeGeneres said she knew she wanted to meet them.

“From Edmonton, Canada, please welcome brothers Marc, Seth and Zacary,” the talk show host said as she introduced the Melisizwe brothers Friday.

The boys – Zacary, 9, Seth, 10, and Marc, 13 – were given a standing ovation by DeGeneres’ audience for their performance.

When they sat down to talk with DeGeneres, another musical performance ensued.

Then his brothers dropped a beat.

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“Ellen, you dream big. You want to believe in great things. When you think of something big you always make it major,” the 10-year-old sang. “You’re unstoppable, Ellen you’re number one!”

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The boys said they take their inspiration from the Jackson 5.

“It’s such a great honour because we know that the Jackson 5, they’re great people and they made a great impact on the world and we want to be able to work hard and make a great impact just like the Jackson 5 did,” Marc said.

Watch below: A talented young band of brothers from Edmonton has already seen several of their music videos go viral and on Friday, they got to perform on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Their dad says it was an emotional experience for his family.

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Edmonton dad proud of sons’ ‘exciting’ performance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The boys became internet sensations about a month ago when a video of them singing the same Jackson 5 song went viral. A video posted to The Melisizwe Brothers’ Facebook page has garnered more than 17 million views.

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