WATCH: Little girl does Aretha proud with powerful ‘Respect’ performance

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RALEIGH, N.C. — To say this little girl earned respect on the stage would be an understatement.

Johanna Colon stole the show with her rendition of Aretha Franklin’s “Respect,” video of which has taken the Internet by storm.

The precocious young dancer channeled her inner diva from the start of her dance — nearly knocking herself over with a powerful snap.

Video of Johanna’s performance was posted Sunday. By Tuesday morning, it had been watched nearly 22 million times — and counting.

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