Archive | December, 2009

Note to God. Charice makes Oprah history

Note to God. Charice makes Oprah history

OPRAH.COM – I want to end this year with a Big Bang. At least, with a Big Voice. It´s true. Oprah.com itself reported that on the Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago, USA 17-year old international singing sensation Charice of the Philippines made Oprah history exactly on 02 November 2009. That´s the date I´m reading from the URL that has this as part of the entry: 20091102, the time when Oprah´s someone uploaded the story series “Oprah.com Series & Specials: Best of 2009.” It can´t get any better than that. Continue Reading

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Charice: Top 10 Biggest Entertainment Events in 2009

Charice: Top 10 Biggest Entertainment Events in 2009

The accolades grow as Charice once again makes the list of Top 10 Biggest Entertainment Events in 2009 according to abs-cbnnews.com, recognizing her accomplishments in the international music scene along with Arnel Pineda and Rhap Salazar.

A summary of recent announcements in just the past few days include: Philnews.com Person of the Year Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, News, Philippines6 Comments

Charice Celebrates Love in Valentine Concert

Charice Celebrates Love in Valentine Concert

Next to Christmas and New Year’s Day, undoubtedly the most important event in the year’s social calendar is Valentine’s Day. Dedicated to the human emotion of love, the milestone is celebrated with various special activities intended to cement the bond of love and affection among lovers, families and friends. Continue Reading

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Singaporeans Show Love for Charice

Singaporeans Show Love for Charice

There were a lot screaming fans, some of them crying unabashedly. Others gave the performer a jumping—not standing—ovation.

This was how Grace Mendoza, the Philippine manager of Charice Pempengco, described the hot reception the 17-year-old international singing sensation got in Singapore recently. Continue Reading

Posted in Buzz, International, International26 Comments

Charicemania Celebrates Second Anniversary

Charicemania Celebrates Second Anniversary

Charicemania.com was two years old on December 26th, 2009.  We’re having an anniversary party and you are invited.  Please join us as we revel in past adventures, mishaps, and successes.  Here are stories and some pictures that will bring back memories.  Charicemania is proud to have blossomed just as Charice has blossomed into a top internationally known entertainer. Continue Reading

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Charice is ANC’s ‘Newsmaker of 2009′

Charice is ANC’s ‘Newsmaker of 2009′

MANILA, Philippines – International singing sensation Charice has been named ANC’s “Newsmaker of 2009.”

The 17-year-old songstress, who received 47% votes in a poll conducted by ANC, has beaten 4 other strong contenders, namely former president Corazon Aquino, People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao, CNN Hero of the Year Efren Peñaflorida and King of Pop Michael Jackson.

  • In the ANC poll, Aquino got 32% followed by Peñaflorida (11%), Pacquiao (5%), and Jackson (4%). Continue Reading

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Come-from-behind Rally to Win the 3rd #CharityTuesday

Come-from-behind Rally to Win the 3rd #CharityTuesday

[Charice sings "Smile" in new Operation Smile video, just added.]
It was sooo exciting in the Chatbox last night as Chasters rallied to come from behind to win the 3rd and final #CharityTuesday for yet another $1,000 bonus to be awarded to Operation Smile.

Congratulations especially to BlueBird for contributing the bulk of the $880 Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, News, USA18 Comments

Charice at Probe Profiles Interview 12/23

Charice at Probe Profiles Interview 12/23

(VIDEOS W/ SUBTITLES) Manila, Philippines—Charice was featured in “Probe Profiles”, a documentary interview from Ms. Cheche Lazaro. The interview was presented professionally and watch how Charice tells her story once again, but don´t forget the tissue box. This is the program´s Christmas Special. Basically, it shows the humble beginnings of Charice´s career, her successful performances in the US, where she is now, her dreams and the future plans. Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, Interviews, Philippines14 Comments

Singapore Idol Finale – The Cheers, The Tears and What You Didn’t See on TV

Singapore Idol Finale – The Cheers, The Tears and What You Didn’t See on TV

Your Showbiz Sista and Abang bring you the low down of the run down that was the Singapore Idol grand finale.

7.50pm. We arrive at the Singapore Indoor Stadium and we’re greeted by two people carrying boxes of light sticks. “Are you a Sylvia or Sezairi fan?” asks the lady, who tells me that if I’m a Sylvia supporter, I get a pink light stick, if I’m a Sezairi fan I get a cyan one. Continue Reading

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MDWK Magazine’s Top Newsmakers of 2009

MDWK Magazine’s Top Newsmakers of 2009

As we saysay goodbye to 2009, we can’t help but be grateful for God’s grace and faithfulness in this interesting and memorable year. Several misfortunes challenged the world like the recession and the swine/H1N1 flu. And some tragedies again tested the Filipinos’ resiliency (i.e. Typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng, the Maguindanao massacre). Continue Reading

Posted in Buzz, Philippines3 Comments

It’s #CharityTuesday! Join Ryan Seacrest in support of Charice’s Fruitcake

It’s #CharityTuesday! Join Ryan Seacrest in support of Charice’s Fruitcake

Support Charice and Operation Smile for the third #CharityTuesday contest! Thanks to chasters’ efforts,  the last two weekly contests have earned an additional $2000 in prize winnings for Operation Smile. Let’s make it 3-for-3 and win another $1,000 prize for Operation Smile on TODAY’S #CharityTuesday contest. Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, News7 Comments

Charice is Philnews.com 2009 Person of the Year

Charice is Philnews.com 2009 Person of the Year

With close to a thousand, three hundred votes cast as of this writing, the runaway winner for our 2009 award is none other than Filipina singing sensation Charice Pempengco. Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, Editorial, News, Philippines18 Comments

Charice Delivers ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Performance on ‘Singapore Idol’

Charice Delivers ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Performance on ‘Singapore Idol’

MANILA, Philippines – Charice has delivered a “jaw-dropping” performance on “Singapore Idol” that earned her another standing ovation from thousands of people at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The 17-year-old international singing sensation, who was invited to perform at the talent show’s grand finale on Sunday, belted out Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” and Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, Appearances, Featured Artist, International165 Comments

Charice Performs ‘The Christmas Song’ with David Foster on The Early Show, 12/26

Charice Performs ‘The Christmas Song’ with David Foster on The Early Show, 12/26

Charice’s ‘The Christmas Song’ appearance on The Early Show has reached #8 Top Favorited and #19 Top Rated ‘News & Politics’ video. Please view the video now on CBS’s YouTube Channel (below) to give it your 5-star rating and click ‘Favorite.” Special thanks to hertzblaster for his dedicated promotion of this video. Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, Appearances, News, USA39 Comments

Charice Home for Valentine’s Concert 02/14/10

Charice Home for Valentine’s Concert 02/14/10

Manila, Phillippines —These past two years, since she was launched to international fame by Ellen DeGeneres, Charice has been shuttling between home and the US, making hay while the sun shines.

“This is not forever,” Charice said, and it’s good that she’s practical and realistic, saving for the proverbial rainy days when all that is over and new Filipino talents (there are many of them around, including Rhap Salazar who recently appeared on Ellen’s show) get their share of the international spotlight. Continue Reading

Posted in Announcements, News, Philippines27 Comments

Reminder: “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Sqeakquel” Has Opened in Theaters Near You

Reminder: “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Sqeakquel” Has Opened in Theaters Near You

[Video Added] Charice was interviewed during the filming of the movie, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” where she plays one of the rival singers of Alvin and the Chipmunks in a school singing competition. It should be a wonderful opportunity to see Charice sing “No One” in the big screen. Continue Reading

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