Mike Hough covers Beyonce’s “Best Thing I Never Had” [Video]


This time next year, Mike Hough could well be famous. The 19-year-old Essex boy (and apparent “YouTube sensation”) is building up a respectable army of fans (who, as is the fashion with these days, have been gifted a cute/irritating nickname – Houghligans) and is receiving notable support from R&B tastemakers such as Trevor Nelson, Ronnie Herel and CJ Beatz. He’s got the look, and the mainstream-friendly voice, to break through – and his latest single “Nothing To Lose” is a savvy piece of Pop/R&B that would sit perfectly on the charts.

As any YouTube sensation worth their salt will be doing over the next month, Mike Hough has jumped in front of his computer screen to record a cover of Beyonce‘s soon-to-be international smash hit “Best Thing I Never Had”. Fortunately, he opted against rocking bridal lingerie and a wedding dress for the video. Each to their own, but that could’ve been kind of uncomfortable.