Any aspiring pop singer would certainly be happy to have the influence and support of Oprah Winfrey in their corner. However, will three appearances on the show for 17 year old Charice Pempengco in approximately a year and the help of the legendary talk show host in securing work with producer David Foster actually result in ongoing pop stardom? Last fall Oprah referred to Charice as "the most talented girl in the world." Yesterday Charice appeared on Oprah Winfrey's show to debut her first single "Note to God."
JoJo first recorded "Note to God" on her album The High Road back in 2006. The song was written by Diane Warren. Charice's cover version was produced by David Foster. Yesterday's performance featured a gospel backing choir. Charice brought the audience to their feet and Oprah Winfrey to tears. Today, the day after initial release, "Note to God" is inside the top 5 of the iTunes sales chart. Have the efforts of a television legend brought us an enduring pop star?
- Watch Charice sing "Note to God"
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