You might not recognize the name Charis Pempengko right away, but to the renowned TV personality Oprah Winfrey, she is the most talented young singer globally. Oprah, a credible judge of talent, bestowed this praise upon the Filipino sensation, and her words carry weight.
At the tender age of 14, Charis Pempengko captured the world’s attention. A YouTube video catapulted her to stardom, catching the eye of none other than the famed producer and composer, David Foster, who promptly took her under his wing.
Charis had the opportunity to showcase her prodigious talent at one of Foster’s concerts, where he even joined her on stage. The evening became a memorable one as Charis delivered a breathtaking rendition of the challenging song “All By Myself,” leaving both Foster and the audience in awe.
To witness this extraordinary performance, take a look at the video below. The world may not have known Charis Pempengko’s name initially, but her talent has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the global stage.