SINGER Leona Lewis was amazed after her song was sung on EastEnders by actress Shona McGarty as Whitney Dean.
Earlier this week, EastEnders viewers were stunned by Shona’s angelic cover of Snow Patrol’s Run.
The amazing cover caught the attention from singer Leona.
Leona sung a sensational cover of Snow Patrol’s Run in 2007 and was overjoyed to hear Whitney’s version on the BBC soap.
Leona reacted to a clip from the BBC One soap by tweeting: “Excuse me while I hyperventilate!!!
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“To see someone sing my song (and sooo beautifully) on a show I grew up watching 😩🙌🏽 this means everything to me!!!”
Shona was thrilled to receive the praise from the songstress herself, replying back: “Oh wow! 😱 Leona, thank you! ❤️
“This means the world! Honestly. I love your music, always have. Thank you so much ☺️ xxxxxx”
Fans were blown away by Leona’s tweet about Shona’s singing abilities.
One said: “Aw what a lovely thing to say Leona! And you are totally right that Shona sang it so beautifully. Just one incredibly talented human!”
A second wrote: “That’s so beautiful!”
Another penned: “I was a bit worried when I heard what she was singing as I love this song but she absolutely nailed it. She was amazing.”