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Charice: A Rising Asian Popstar in the US?

MANILA, Philippines – Her 2nd international single, “Pyramid,” has already reached the top of the latest Billboard dance/club play chart, but singing sensation Charice still shies away from the possibility that she might become the first Asian top pop star in the United States.

“It’s really hard to go international, so that’s why I’m not expecting it right now. I love the record, but I don’t know if it will go far,” Charice told New York Daily News.

The Daily News told the singer that she might be the first Asian to become a major pop singer in the US if her recently released self-titled album turns into a bestseller there.

If it happens, Charice said it will not only be a “really big privilege for me” but a “big responsibility” as well. “It would show that Asians are really talented and can make it everywhere.”

In the interview, the 18-year-old pint-sized Filipino singer expressed surprise that many Americans were shocked by her huge voice. She said in the Philippines “it’s not such a big deal because there are a lot of little people there and a lot of them have big voices.”

“It feels weird to me that people are so surprised. But I do think, it’s one of the reasons I made it,” she said.

Charice also narrated how she made it in the international music scene and how Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres discovered her talent.

Charice officially launched her 1st international album on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” on May 11.

Charice’s on the peak of the ‘Pyramid’

Charice Pempengco

Charice Pempengco

MANILA, Philippines – Charice Pempengco has finally arrived in the country, along with the successful release of her eponymous album’s first single, the top billboard hit, ”Pyramid,” featuring Iyaz, who is also a rising international artist today.

Charice toured in different parts of the globe with David Foster and sang with Celine Dion. They were indeed taken in and captivated by the novelty of this young girl from the Philippines who has this big, solid voice of a diva.

She also had millions of hits on YouTube and as for her first single, also one of the most downloaded hits, “Note To God,”  that was composed by the legendary Diane Warren.

Recently, her current greatest hit, “Pyramid” featuring Iyaz. Sold only on digital downloads, the song overtook Rihanna’s Rude Boy and made No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance/Club Play chart, as it gradually made its way to the top since last week. Surely, Charice has now placed herself on the peak of her Pyramid through all her hard works and success.

Charice launches International Debut Album alongside Justin Bieber

0MANILA, Philippines – International teen singing sensation Charice appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” on May 11.

Charice, who turned 18 on May 10, returned to the popular US show for the 4th time and formally launched her first international self-titled album.

Before her performance, the show featured Charice’s life story from the day she started singing until she reached her dream to perform internationally with various popular artists like Andrea Boccelli and Celine Dion.

Charice’s international career started after her appearances on “The Ellen de Generes Show” and on Oprah’s show.

“She is one of the most talented young people we’ve ever had on ‘The Oprah Show.’ We first met her two years ago, a gifted little girl from half way around the world,” Winfrey said.

After looking back at Charice’s life, Oprah welcomed the teen singer on the stage.

Below was the conversation between Charice and Oprah at “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

Oprah: Can you believe it’s only been two years ago.

Charice: I can’t believe this, it’s amazing.

Oprah: Now you have your first album?

Charice: I’m really, really excited because this is actually my first ever Pop-RnB album because I’d been singing you know Whitney Houston’s songs and Celine Dion’s songs, and now, I can’t believe that these are my own songs, I’m really happy.

Oprah: Does it feel like it’s a dream come true for you?

Charice: It is. I didn’t expect all of these, that all of these are gonna happened to me. All these are happening to me because a lot of people actually helped me and you are one of them. Thank you so much.

Oprah: You’ve worked a lot with the legendary songwriter and producer David Foster. What kind of advise has he been giving you?

Charice: I’ve learned a lot from Mr. David and we are working a lot, but the best thing that he always tells me is that it has to be great.

Foster, who was also there to accompany Charice, turned emotional as he bared that Charice asked him to be her godfather.

The show also showed Charice’s home which she bought for her mother Raquel.

Charice then performed her hit single “Pyramid” with Iyaz and ”In This Song” with Foster.

Charice’s first global single “Pyramid,” already reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Songs chart.

Aside from Charice, Canadian hit singer Justin Bieber also guested on the show.

Charice single made a big splash

“Pyramid,” one of 14 tracks from Charice’s self-titled US debut album which hits record stores today in the United States and in the Philippines, has spent 11 weeks in the Billboard chart, where it was at No. 4 last week and No. 2 a few days ago.

Released in February as a digital single, “Pyramid” went on to be promoted in US dance clubs and radio stations with 17 remix versions produced by various club DJs.

Filipinos who have heard the song on local radio and seen the video on YouTube must have noticed the correlation of the lyrics, which compare love with the solid foundation that go into the building of a pyramid.

Charice Pempengco performed in Italy

charice-pempengcoCharice Pempengco first  seen in Liitle Big Star hosted by Sarah Geronimo, she was a potential contestant there. Although she was a consistent top scorer in the final rounds, she only finished in third place. Until she gained worldwide recognition after an avid supporter called ‘FalseVoice’ started posting videos of her onto YouTube.

She performed twice in  The Oprah Winfrey Show. She also performed in Italy’s top rating show. And she almost  leaves Italians breathless and was up on their feet dancing when she sang “I Will Survive.” 

Charice is well known now as International Filipina Singer. >>Related  article..

Charice goes to Italy

charice4Charice Pempengco became an International singing star when she’s been a guest at the Oprah Winfrey’s show and the Ellen DeGeneres show.

Charice will be appearing on the popular musical variety show “Ti lascio una canzone (I’m Leaving a Song for You)”. More over, she will also be guesting in ‘Rai Uno’ – the highest rated show in Italy. Mrs. Pempengco also said that Charice was the sole guest for that special episode.

Charice has launched her first international hit single “Note to God” and it was top one song in iTunes and Amazon.com.

Charice wows crowd in Las Vegas charity concert

charicestarInternational young diva Charice nearly blew the roof off Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada with her performance during the “David Foster & Friends” concert on May 9.

Foster, the legendary composer and music producer, and international artist Cher introduced the “next superstar singer from the Philippines” on stage. Read more..

Charice is really a significant singer, in her age she can reach high notes. She never fails to get a standing ovation of her fans.

Charice sings for her mom

chariceCharice never fails to move everyone whenever she performs. And most moms will be touched about her rhythmic take on the 12 tracks included in her sophomore album titled My Inspiration under Star Records.

Lines like “You are my life, you are my strength. I can’t fight a battle alone, I can make it through when I’m with you…” from Jonathan Manalo’s composition Always You go straight to the heart. They, too, fit in Charice’s feeling of love toward her mom Racquel. Read more..

Charice have a very wonderful voice, I’m sure her mom will really be happy if she sings in front of her.

Charice gives mom a ‘mini-mansion’

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International singer Charice on Tuesday revealed that she bought a “mini-mansion” in Tagaytay as a birthday present for herself and a Mother’s Day gift to “Mommy Racquel.”

“Noong nakita ko ‘yong bahay sabi ko, ‘Ito ‘yong  dream house ko and kaya ko ito. Ilang kanta din ito,’” Charice, who is turning 17 on May 10, said.

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She is a very good singer at her young age. She have met different popular celebrities not just here in the Philippines but also abroad.

Charice to appear on ‘Oprah’ show for third time

chariceInternational young sensation Charice is set to appear on the “Oprah Winfrey Show” for the third time to promote the carrier single of her first international album.

Charice confirmed to “The Buzz” Sunday that the episode will be aired in the United States on May 18.

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She have come a long way in Hollywood and every Filipino is really proud of her. She deserves all the blessings she receives because she is very talented and a very good girl.