A bright new star is set to invade the pop music scene – 17-year-old Charice, discovered via YouTube in 2007.  On first glance, Charice looks like any other teenager: pretty, petite and filled with non-stop energy. But when the sweet-faced girl opens her mouth to sing – with a profound, rich and soaring 10 decibel voice from every inch of her 5 feet 1 inch body – the audience quite literally gasps. And at 13 million hits and counting on YouTube, it appears that audience is growing at a staggering pace.

Already a sensation in her native Philippines, Charice’s self-titled US debut CD was released on May 11th via 143/Reprise Records – the day after her 18th birthday!   Her first single, “Pyramid” features labelmate Iyaz (who recently spent four weeks at #1 with his smash hit, “Replay”) and is already making waves on Top 40 radio. The video can be seen here, and follow Charice’s journey thus far by checking out “Charice: A Star is Born” on her YouTube channel.

Charice is available now, in stores and on iTunes.  Stay tuned to for all the latest news and updates, and be sure to find Charice on Facebook and Twitter!

To follow Charice, please visit the following sites:

Here is her official music video for “Pyramid” featuring Iyaz

Here is another of Charice’s videos “A Star is Born”

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.