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Birth Name :

Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco

Birth Date :

May 10, 1992

Birth Place :

San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines

Claim to fame :

Single "Note to God" (2009)

Latest News

Charice Tells Oprah Winfrey About Her Coming-Out Story: 'My Soul Is Like Male'

October 17, 2014 08:00:58 GMT

opens up about her sexual orientation to in upcoming episode of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" which is scheduled to air on Sunday, October 19. The Filipina songstress reveals when she realized she was a gay.

Charice Introduces Girlfriend Alyssa Quijano

June 04, 2013 09:23:16 GMT

has become more open in regards to her love life. After publicly announcing that she is a lesbian during a Sunday episode of ABS-CBN's "The Buzz", the singer introduced her girlfriend Alyssa Quijano. "She's like my everything," she said in front of journalists on Monday, June 3.

Video: Charice Gets Emotional When Admitting She's Lesbian on TV Interview

June 03, 2013 04:26:38 GMT

After months of speculation following her drastic makeover of a more boyish look, 21-year-old singing sensation finally comes out of the closet. The Sunshine Corazon of "" admits in an emotional TV interview that she's indeed a lesbian.

Charice's New Boyish Look Sparks Lesbian Rumors

May 16, 2013 04:51:07 GMT

Rumors run like a wild fire suggesting that Philippine singer is preparing to come out as a lesbian. The report emerges after she was pictured sporting a new boyish look after staying out of the limelight for a little while. Her last tweet dated November 2012 and her last TV project as a judge on the Philippine version of "" aired around the same time.

Killer Confesses of Stabbing Charice's Dad to Death

November 03, 2011 17:09:32 GMT

's dad's killer has confessed that he stabbed Ricky Pempengco to death with an ice pick in the town of San Pedro on Monday, October 31. Angel Capili, Jr. turned himself in to his village's chief in Manila, Philippines, on Thursday.

Charice Wants Justice for Murdered Father, Receives Condolences From 'Glee' Stars

November 02, 2011 04:21:00 GMT

Upon her arrival in the Philippines after her estranged father was stabbed to death, is calling for justice. Speaking in her native language of Tagalog, the Sunshine Corazon of "" said in a radio interview, "Whoever did this must be brought to justice. Justice must be served, not just for my father but for everyone concerned."

Charice Mourns Death of Father, Murder Suspect Arrested

November 01, 2011 09:21:17 GMT

International singing sensation has been struck with one tragic news. On Tuesday, November 1, it was uncovered that the father of the singer, who plays Sunshine Corazon on "", has been stabbed to death with an ice pick in a drunken street fight in her hometown just south of Manila.

World Premiere of Charice's 'Louder' Music Video

October 19, 2011 04:45:27 GMT

shrugs off her haters and busts a move in a music video for her latest single "Louder". The Filipino singing sensation dances to an energetic routine choreographed by Gil Duldulao who created a number for , and among others.

Video Premiere: Charice's 'One Day'

July 28, 2011 08:43:13 GMT

is spreading confidence in a music video for her newest single "One Day". She's trying to tell her peers not to be afraid of following their dreams. "[It's] all about reaching for your dream, no matter the odds. Ignore all the people who say you can't reach your goal and always go for it!" she said.

Charles Xavier Meets Mystique in Fresh Clip for 'X-Men: First Class'

May 25, 2011 06:15:50 GMT

"" is just a week away from its release date, and 20th Century Fox delivers two fresh sneak-peeks from the anticipated superhero movie. One is a clip which focuses on the first meeting between Charles Xavier and Raven Darkholme a.k.a. Mystique, who changes herself into Charles' mother to deceive him. In the other snippet, Darwin is seen saving Angel from whatever happens to her.

Pics: The Situation Covers Bruised Face Post Brawl With 'Jersey Shore' Co-Star

May 25, 2011 05:02:25 GMT

Mike "" Sorrentino is likely to have had his a** kicked by his co-star while filming season 4 of "" in Italy. On Tuesday, May 24, hours after an alleged major fist fight with Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, the reality star was photographed covering his face, which has red marks around his left eye, under a hoodie.

Pia Toscano Has 'Counterfeit' for Debut Single, to Sing With Charice on 'Idol' Finale

May 25, 2011 04:49:25 GMT

's debut single is revealed. According to "" host , the former contestant of the singing competition season 10 is currently in studio, laying down a track called "Counterfeit". He further noted, "Jimmy Iovine is itching to get this track out ASAP."

David Cook Reveals New Album Title 'This Loud Morning' and Its Cover Art

April 16, 2011 02:41:51 GMT

has unveiled details of his upcoming second studio album. In a press release issued by RCA on Friday, April 15, it's revealed that the new effort is officially titled "". The artwork has been unwrapped as well, featuring him standing in front of several abandoned loudspeaker systems.

'Glee' Sneak Peeks: Charice Accused of Spying on New Directions

April 16, 2011 02:39:40 GMT

's cover of "All by Myself" on the upcoming episode of "" has been teased and now her full performance is shared in a clip via TV Guide. It turns out that her character Sunshine Corazon performs the classic song because she wants to convince the New Directions that she honestly wants to help them with their benefit concert, and does not spy on them as accused by Rachel.

Charice Previews Bruno Mars-Produced Single 'Before It Explodes'

April 12, 2011 08:17:46 GMT

is gearing up to release a new single called "Before It Explodes" for her second international album. The teen YouTube singing sensation has previewed the upcoming song in a 30-second snippet, and will release it in full on April 18.

2010 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

December 01, 2010 09:27:03 GMT

New York celebrated one of its cherished holiday rituals on November 30 when a 12-ton, 74-foot Norway Spruce is illuminated by 30,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights. In its 78th year, Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting saw around 50,000 people coming to the city's heart to witness the event including a number of celebrities.

Charice: I Am Not Dating David Archuleta

December 01, 2010 06:21:38 GMT

puts an end to the long-time rumor that she is dating fellow young singer . The two had frequently shared a stage since his coming as an "" runner-up and her breakthrough in U.S. In early November, they came together for the tree lighting at The Grove, in Los Angeles.

Charice's Botox Procedure Not for Cosmetic Purposes, Rep Explains

July 20, 2010 02:21:53 GMT

Filipino singer , who reportedly made her preparation for "" by having Botox, was indeed undergoing the procedure but not for cosmetic purposes. A rep for the 18-year-old star denied that she had the procedure to change her appearance, telling Us Magazine, "[It was] to relieve a jaw problem similar to TMJ. It did not hurt; it relieved the pain."

Charice Confirms Her Appearance on 'Glee'

June 22, 2010 03:19:18 GMT

Despite her own denial back in May, will indeed join "". It was announced on Monday, June 21 that the singing sensation from Philippines will play a foreign exchange student. Her powerful voice will get on 's Rachel in a bad way and on at least one boy in the Glee club in a good way.

Taylor Swift Gracing Red Carpet of Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards

June 18, 2010 08:54:28 GMT

Red carpet was rolled out just outside the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City to welcome celebrities attending the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards on June 17. looked beautiful in her blue gray mini dress.

Exclusive Interview: Charice on 'Charice', Justin Bieber Duet and Celebrity Crush

May 20, 2010 10:01:26 GMT

Gifted with profound, rich and soaring 10 decibel voice, has made many music fans watching her performances in awe, be it on YouTube during her start of career or on live shows. Starting her career from one singing competition to another, she is now an international singer with an album climbing to No. 8 on Billboard Hot 200.

'Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore' Welcomes New Trailer

May 20, 2010 07:01:10 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new trailer for "". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video gives away more scenes from the film, showing how the dogs react to the new threat spread by a cat who wants to enslave people.

Drake Announces Second Leg of Away From Home Tour

May 20, 2010 06:34:38 GMT

After finishing the first leg of his Away From Home tour, announced a number of new dates to extend the traveling show. The Canadian rapper has started the second leg of his tour on May 17 at Ogden Theater in Denver.

Last Season of 'Smallville' Brings Back Chloe

May 20, 2010 06:13:16 GMT

"" will pull down the curtain after a decade long entertaining sci-fi fans. who plays young Clark Kent has confirmed that the show is not returning on screen after the upcoming tenth season, saying "Season 10 of Smallville will be the last season".

Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Hot 200

May 20, 2010 05:01:02 GMT

reclaims the first position on Billboard Hot 200 with "" and it becomes his fourth non-consecutive week at the top spot. Last week, he sat at the fifth place with 64,000 copies and now he secures the No. 1 spot with just little over 60,000 units.

Sneak Peek of Justin Bieber and Charice on 'Oprah'

May 08, 2010 03:00:45 GMT

"" gives a glimpse of 's appearance on the May 11 episode. Calling Bieber as the heartthrob of the decade, asks "Did you dream of this happening to you?" to a beaming Bieber.

Justin Bieber and 'Twilight' Dates on 'Oprah'

April 24, 2010 06:36:48 GMT

Calling all and fans earlier this month, is indeed inviting both of them to her show. The dates when Justin as well as Robert and his "" co-stars will appear on "" have been revealed.

David Archuleta in Twitter Frenzy After Spotted in Gay Bar

April 20, 2010 03:43:23 GMT

On Saturday, April 17, walked into famous gay bar Club 57 in New York and speculation about his sexuality quickly rose. Before it spreads like wildfire, the former "" runner-up reached out to his Twitter to explain the real situation.

Charice Debuts 'Pyramid' Music Video Feat. Iyaz

April 13, 2010 04:29:16 GMT

takes the mic and sings in a huge empty theater in a music video for her new single "Pyramid". Her featured guest, , also makes a cameo appearance, sitting as the only audience when the YouTube singing sensation belts out the tune.

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