08/23/2013 05:28 EDT | Updated 08/23/2013 05:39 EDT

Tyson Venegas PNE Star Showcase 2013 Winner (VIDEO)

Tyson Venegas got his kicks on at the PNE’s annual star showcase,Wednesday — and took home $5,000 to boot.

Snapping, swaying, and belting Nat King Cole’s classic “(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66,” the 7-year-old stunned the crowd with his impressive vocals.

After he wrapped up, the Port Moody elementary student revealed he was inspired to sing on stage after seeing a Michael Bublé concert, CBC News reports.

Little did he know Bublé was sitting unnoticed in the crowd until the Burnaby crooner emerged to give the kid a handshake.

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