Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco otherwise known as Charice Pempengco is a Filipina singer. She was born on May 10, 1992 in Laguna, Philippines. She sings in America and in different parts of Asia and Europe. She is a famous singer, whose fame rises through Youtube. She sings R&B, pop, adult contemporary, soul and rock. Firstly, this report will discuss Charice Pempengco’s history (about her childhood and her education). Secondly, the report will reveal how Charice became famous and about her career. Thirdly, it will describe Charice’s family and friends.
First of all, Charice Pempengco was raised in Laguna, Philippines. Charice started singing when she was 4 years old and she started competing in singing contests when she was 7. Charice was 12 when she competed in a popular singing competitionin the television show in Philippines called “Little Big Star”. Coming into 3rd place she gave up singing and focused on becoming a nurse. Charice’s singing career didn’t end in here though. With the help of a supporter with a Youtube username of “FalseVoice” (who have posted videos of her in her singing competitions, reaching about a million viewers) her singing career rises up to another level.
Secondly, Charice was discovered in America, shen she was invited to the “Ellen DeGeneres Sho” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. Charice also got invited to a popular television show in Korea called “Star King”. Charice is the first asian singer to ever reach top 10 in the Billboard 200 albums chart. Besides her singing career, Charice is also an actress. She was casted as Sunshine Corazon in an American television show, “Glee”. Her song “Pyramid” (in which she sang with Iyaz) have made it to top 40 in some countries. She have recorded 7 sings in Stockholm, and is now releasing an album called “Infinity” which is available in Japan.
Thirdly, Charice have a brother named Carl. Charice’s mother is Raquel Pempengco and her father is Ricky Pemoengco. When Charice was 3, she came home to her house only finding out her father pointing a gun at her mother, because of this, Charice and her mother left Ricky Pempengco. Ricky Pempengco who is now deceased was stabbed to death with an ice pick on a random killing in a grocery store in Philippines.
In conclusion, Charice Pempengco had a difficult life, but all in all she got through farther than most people. This report retells the story of Charice’s childhood, her career and it also describes her family.
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