Around 5,000 to attend Charice concert at KataraRead more
DOHA: Charice, dubbed by Oprah Winfrey as ‘the most talented girl in the world’ is expected to wow a crowd of 5,000 people performing her own songs tonight at the Katara Cultural Village Building 12.
“I’m very excited to perform tonight as I will be singing my own songs including those in my soon-to-be-released album ‘Infinity’,” said Charice during a press conference at the Katara yesterday.
After a few years of waiting, her fans in Qatar will see her sing live for the first time during tonight’s show which is the first concert to be hosted at the magnificent venue in Katara.
Fresh from her two very successful shows at the F1 Singapore Grand Prix, the diminutive 19-year-old Filipina singing sensation who rose to international fame having impressed the bigwigs in the entertainment industry including her now mentors Oprah Winfrey and David Foster and having sung with renowned recording stars such as Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion said her repertoire tonight is diverse and will cater to all ages. “They will see a different Charice, who will sing more dance hits such as those in my new album as well as some other songs from my favourite singers such as Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and Beyonce. It will be an exciting show,” she said.
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Filipino pop star Charice set to thrill Doha audienceRead more
Like her character’s name would suggest, the girl who played ‘Sunshine’ in the TV phenomenon, Glee, (Charice) comes across as an instantly likeable young woman, humble and down to earth, yet excited about the opportunity to display her prodigious talent. And yesterday she acknowledged the tremendous impact featuring on the show has had on her young career.
“Glee really changed my career. It turned it upside down,” she said, adding “I know I was on Oprah and the Ellen de Generes show, but Glee helped me reach many more people, and especially teenagers like me which is what I wanted to do.” Her stint on the show has helped to launch a promising solo career, and she has already performed alongside stars such as Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli.But this is only a fraction of what the teenager has already achieved, and she seems set for bigger and better things. Although performing cover songs, especially ballads, is what brought her into the public eye, Charice is keen to create her own music and style as she develops as an artiste.'Her latest album, ‘Infinity’ is set to be released in the coming months, and she confirmed yesterday that the music video for her single ‘Louder’ is also nearly ready for release
CEO of organisers Golden Relations, Bilal Taha, said that he was delighted to welcome the singer to Doha, and particularly honoured that the concert is now to be staged at Katara. CEO of Regency Travel and Tours, Tareq Taha echoed his sentiments, saying that his company was proud to be involved with the concert, and described Charice as having the greatest voice in the music industry at the moment.