06/23/2014 12:21 pm ET Updated Jun 23, 2014

Sam Smith Covers Whitney Houston's 'How Will I Know,' & You Will Know It's Incredible

Twenty-two-year-old British singer and songwriter Sam Smith has taken on something of a musical challenge even the most talented of performers might refrain from doing: covering the iconic Whitney Houston hit "How Will I Know."

How did he do? Well, while simultaneously paying tribute to Houston's original while also owning the rendition with his unique vocal stylings, all we know is that it's incredible.

[via Rolling Stone, SiriusXM]