Among the number of stereotypes associated with being a Filipino, it is the ability to sing that many kababayans proudly embrace.
To be fair, there is no shortage of proof that Filipinos are indeed among the best singers in the world. Homegrown talents (Lea Salonga, Arnel Pineda and Jake Zyrus) and stars of mixed ethnic heritage (Bruno Mars, H.E.R. and Olivia Rodrigo) all seem to exemplify that vocal prowess does come naturally to those with Filipino blood. But does it?
A singing quartet from South Korea got a standing ovation from “America’s Got Talent” judges and audience members after performing their rendition of “All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo in an episode aired on Tuesday.
Soulful performance: Korean Soul — composed of singers Sooyong Yoon, Young J, Shyun Lee and Jifan Lee — impressed judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Howie Mandel during their audition in the second week of the show’s 16th season.
A 10-year-old Filipino singer received a standing ovation during his audition on “America’s Got Talent” (AGT) on Tuesday night.
Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja, the girl who made jaws drop for her epic national anthem performances, has gone viral again, but this time for her cover of “Dance Monkey” from Australian artist Tones and I.
The Indonesian American 8-year-old has impressed her followers with her singing voice as a family member accompanies her on the piano, according to Daily Mail.
An unnamed woman with an angelic voice has gone viral for her impromptu performance at a Metro line in Koreatown.
The mesmerizing moment was captured on video by an LAPD officer at the Wilshire/Normandie Purple Line Metro station in Koreatown, Los Angeles, California, on Tuesday evening.
The live-action adaptation of the popular Disney movie ‘Aladdin’ has become such a hit in Japan that the company organized a Japanese version and music video for the hit song “Friend Like Me” in the most spectacular way.
Filipino American singer and actress Lea Salonga received her first Grammy nomination for her work on a Broadway musical album, “Once on This Island.”
The show which also won Best Musical Revival at this year’s Tony Awards, is nominated for Best Musical Theater Album.
“Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu is now in talks to helm the movie that chronicles the story of Arnel Pineda, a Filipino singer and songwriter who became the lead singer of iconic American rock band Journey.
Warner Bros, the studio behind the film, is now in negotiation to license original Journey music for the movie. The studio also acquired to the 2012 documentary about Pineda’s rise to fame titled “Don’t Stop Believing: Everyman’s Journey,” according to Deadline.
Xiaolong Wang, a man from China, has just set a new world record for performing the highest vocal note.
Meet Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja, the 7-year-old Indonesian-American girl who became an internet sensation overnight for her amazing talent when she belted out the national anthem before the LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders soccer match on Sunday.
A unique singer from the Philippines brought the house down during the latest episode of British talent show “The X Factor UK” after showcasing her versatile vocal prowess.
Filipina singer Sephy Francisco wowed the competition’s four judges by singing in both a female’s and a male’s voice in an episode aired over the weekend.
We bet you are going to fall in love with this young blind lady from the Philippines after hearing her amazing singing voice.
Identified only by her first name Elsie, the amateur singer who has been making the rounds on social media recently is reportedly from a small unnamed fishing village in the Philippines.