Charice on Her ‘Glee’ Guest Role

Charice on Her ‘Glee’ Guest Role

Sunshine Corazon, aka Charice, made her first appearance as an exchange student on last week’s episode of “Glee.” Her throaty arrangements immediately served as foil to Rachel’s Broadway-ish song stylings –- and prompted a musical catfight that will no doubt extend the rest of the season (until, in true “Full House” style, Sunshine and Rachel make up, become best friends and battle evil with high notes). Charice, the 18-year-old belter who has earned comparisons to Whitney Houston and Celine Dion, was discovered on YouTube and then featured on “Ellen” and Oprah.” Speakeasy caught up with her to chat about Sunshine’s arc for the season. Continue Reading

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Charice on ‘People’ Magazine, Oct 4, 2010 issue

Charice on ‘People’ Magazine, Oct 4, 2010 issue

Girl Talk With Glee’s Charice – the Oprah protege brings her teen spirit to McKinley High…

By 16, singer Charice Pempengco had been discovered on YouTube, appeared on Oprah, dueted with Celine Dion and become known by one name. The pint-size powerhouse from the Philippines is now 18 Continue Reading

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On the Verge: Charice

On the Verge: Charice

Tiny girl, tall tunes: When 18-year-old Charice was just 4, her mother found her standing on a table, singing a big-ballad rendition of Happy Birthday. Amazed at her little girl’s towering voice, mom Raquel quit her job to focus on nurturing Charice’s talent. It turns out that her instinct was right. Continue Reading

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MTV Buzzworthy Photos: Charice

MTV Buzzworthy Photos: Charice

As rising stars go Charice’s ascent has been pretty dizzying by anyone’s standards. The YouTube star made her breakthrough on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” where she sang “My Heart Will Go On” for Celine Dion. Since then she’s begun recording professionally, releasing her single “Pyramid,” and has been lined up for recurring guest role on “Glee” next season. Continue Reading

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Charice is No.38 on Popstar’s Hottest 100 Stars of Summer!

Charice is No.38 on Popstar’s Hottest 100 Stars of Summer!

AUGUST 25 UPDATE – FULL PAGE CHARICE POSTER ADDED .
Charice comes in at No.38 on Popstar’s online poll of the Hottest 100 Stars of Summer! Her Glee co-stars, Lea Michele and Cory Monteith, are at nos. 30 and 32, respectively. Ya’ boy Iyaz is at no. 27. Surprisingly, Charice ranks ahead of High School Musical stars Ashley Tisdale (# 44) and Vanessa Hudgens (# 51) although Zac Efron proves still popular at # 33. Continue Reading

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On Seventeen: Charice Talks About Glee!

On Seventeen: Charice Talks About Glee!

AUGUST 12, UPDATE – EXCLUSIVE SEVENTEEN VIDEOS ADDED.

New Glee cast member Charice gives an exclusive performance for Seventeen! Watch the videos below!

Eighteen-year-old singing superstar Charice will play a new character on Glee this upcoming season, but before she started filming for the FOX show, she came to the Seventeen office to do an exclusive performance! Check out the videos to see her sing a cover of Beyonce’s “Halo” and her song “Pyramid.” Continue Reading

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Charice on Celebrity VIP Lounge and KidzWorld

Charice on Celebrity VIP Lounge and KidzWorld

Charice was featured on Celebrity VIP Lounge in an exclusive interview where Charice talked about her rise to superstardom from Youtube to landing number eight on the Billboard 200 charts. Her Pyramid Trivia Challenge game was also featured in the entertainment section of Kidzworld. New questions have been added to the game! Continue Reading

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Charice Magazine Interview: Rollingstone, Us Weekly and Seventeen

Charice Magazine Interview: Rollingstone, Us Weekly and Seventeen

Charice was in New York City yesterday, making the rounds of interviews with magazine biggies.  Yesterday, she visited Seventeen (circulation: monthly, 2.3 million), Rollingstone (circulation: bi-weekly, 1.4 million), and US Weekly (circulation: weekly, 1.8 million) and performed Beyonce’s “HALO,” exclusively for the staffers there.

The editorial staff was so enchanted by Charice’s sweet voice that they let the fans know via twitter: Continue Reading

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Charice on Billboard: no. 1 on Yahoo Music Videos, Q&A and Pyramid Live

Charice on Billboard: no. 1 on Yahoo Music Videos, Q&A and Pyramid Live

Charice’s Pyramid Music Video debuted at #1 on Billboard Yahoo Music Videos this week ahead of Miley Cyrus’ Can’t be tamed and Lady Gaga’s Alejandro. Her album also climbed from 173rd  to 139th spot, 34 spots rise from previous weeks. Continue Reading

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Charice on Glee, Her Music and iPhone

Charice on Glee, Her Music and iPhone

Mike Thiel interviewed Charice in Appleton, WI this past weekend before her performance with Jaicko and Kat DeLuna at Chickenfest. In this video, Charice tells the world about her new role on “Glee,” her next single and her iPhone (she loves that thing!). The 18-year-old singer from the Phillipines dishes out her next moves in this exclusive interview. Continue Reading

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Billboard’s Mashup Mondays: Charice Goes Country

Billboard’s Mashup Mondays: Charice Goes Country

Pop sensation Charice knows a good song when she hears it and for this week’s Mashup Monday, the 18-year-old Filipina goes Country with a heartfelt vocals-and-acoustic-guitar cover of Shania Twain’s 1997 song “You’re Still The One.”

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Charice – The Most Beautiful Voice in the World

Charice – The Most Beautiful Voice in the World

June 25 Update VIDEOS w/ English Subtitles – Charice on Glee News ET, YTV,

Charice has a bunch of notable accomplishments under her belt for someone that is only 18. She is the first Asian to land on the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 and many big league music players are saying she is the “next big thing.”

David Foster is quoted as saying her voice is the most beautiful he has heard in a long time. He liked it so much that Foster produced Charice’s album.

And how did Charice catch her big break? YouTube! Continue Reading

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Charice Honors David Foster

Charice Honors David Foster

New York – - Charice brings out the color in a bright blue dress and shoes as she arrives at the 2010 Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony at The New York Marriott Marquis in NYC on Thursday evening (June 17).

The 18-year-old singer was at the event to support songwriter David Foster, who was inducted during last night’s festivities. Continue Reading

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MTV Buzzworthy Interview: Charice Talks Celine, Oprah And Her Mom

MTV Buzzworthy Interview: Charice Talks Celine, Oprah And Her Mom

JUNE 17 UPDATE – Video Added - Last month we introduced you to the YouTube sensation/Oprah-fave/mini-Celine-Dion that is Charice and her breakthrough video for “Pyramid.” We were so compelled by Charice’s undeniable charm, only-on-the-Internet-could-this-happen story and her powerful voice that we had to track her down and ask her a few questions. Continue Reading

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Iyaz and Charice: “A Day in Philly”

Iyaz and Charice: “A Day in Philly”

Recently, Iyaz and Charice performed together at Allentown’s Mayfair Festival. Earlier in the afternoon, however, they took a little time to do some shopping and “bought out the mall” in a mad race for shoes lol, Iyaz being a die-hard Adidas fan with 76 pairs and Charice collecting till now different pairs of Nike shoes. Continue Reading

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Teen Singer Charice: Oprah Made My Dreams Come True

Teen Singer Charice: Oprah Made My Dreams Come True

Eighteen-year-old pop sensation Charice, who is already being compared to Whitney Houston and Celine Dion, tells ET why she considers Oprah Winfrey her “fairy godmother”!

During her “Radio Disney for a Take Over with Ernie D” appearance, the songbird told us all about her success story and the role Oprah played in it. Continue Reading

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