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Charice Pempengco, generally known as simply Charice, is a young Filipina singing sensation who made her recording debut in 2008 after becoming an international media sensation. Though of petite figure, she is blessed with a mighty soprano voice reminiscent of her idols Celine Dion and Whitney Houston. Born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco on May 10, 1992, in San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines, she made her television debut in 2006 on Little Big Star, a Pop Idol-style talent show specific to the Philippines, and finished as a finalist. The following year she appeared on the South Korean television show Star King, another Pop Idol-style talent show. While Charice fell short of first place once again, videos of her performances began circulating on YouTube, and she was invited to the United States repeatedly to appear on television variety shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Good Morning America. Above all, repeat appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show did much to raise her profile. Amid the media blitz, she made her recording debut in 2008 with the eponymous mini-album Charice on Star Records. The album was comprised of six cover songs, including versions of "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" from Dreamgirls and "I Will Always Love You," the Whitney Houston vehicle from The Bodyguard. Her second album, My Inspiration (2009), was a Mother's Day-themed collection released in time for the holiday. Around the same time, Charice released her first single, "Note to God," written by Diane Warren and produced by David Foster. She was closely affiliated with Foster, who had become a mentor for the young singing sensation. She signed to Reprise for another self-titled release, this one a full-length issued in 2010 and timed to appear with another appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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  2.   The Christmas Song
  3.   Pyramid
  4.   Louder
  5.   Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  6.   In Love So Deep
  7.   I Have Nothing/I Will Always Love You
  8.   Jingle Bell Rock
  9.   Lost the Best Thing
  10.   The Truth Is
  11.   Thank You
  12.   I Love You
  13.   I Did It for You
  14.   All That I Need to Survive
  15.   Note to God
  16.   Nothing
  17.   Nobody's Singin' to Me
  18.   Grown-Up Christmas List
  19.   Reset
  20.   In This Song
  21.   Before It Explodes
  22.   And I Am Telling You (I'm Not Going)
  23.   It Can Only Get Better
  24.   I Will Always Love You
  25.   Born To Love You Forever
  26.   I Have Nothing
  27.   Mama
  28.   Smile
  29.   And I Am Telling You (I'm Not Going) by Minus One
  30.   It Can Only Get Better by Minus One
  31.   I Will Always Love You by Minus One
  32.   Born to Love You Forever by Minus One
  33.   I Have Nothing by Minus One
  34.   Mama by Minus One
  35.   Always You
  36.   For Mama
  37.   I'll Be There
  38.   In My Life
  39.   Through the Years
  40.   Wind Beneath My Wings
  41.   You Raise Me Up
  42.   You and Me Against the World
  43.   You'll Never Stand Alone
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  56.   Did It for You
  57.   To Love You More/All by Myself
  58.   Medley: To Love You More/All by Myself
  59.   Bounce Back
  60.   Heartbreak Survivor
  61.   New World
  62.   Lesson for Life
  63.   Never Always
  64.   One Day
  65.   Lighthouse
  66.   Pyramid by Lyaz

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