Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco (born May 10, 1992), popularly known sa pamamagitan ng the mononym Charice, is a Filipina recording artist and actress who rose to popularity through YouTube. Dubbed sa pamamagitan ng Oprah Winfrey as the Most Talented Girl in the World, she released her first international studio album, Charice in 2010. The album entered the Billboard 200 at number-eight, making Charice the first Asian singer in history to land in the tuktok 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart.
She released the single, "Pyramid", which featured singer, Iyaz. It became her most successful single to-date, charting within the tuktok 40 in a number of countries, and debuting on The Oprah Winfrey ipakita where she sang live vocals. Crossing over to pagganap on television, she joined the cast of TV series Glee as Sunshine Corazon. She has released a new lead single, "Before It Explodes", written sa pamamagitan ng Bruno Mars, from her upcoming yet-to-be-titled international sophomore studio album.
Pempengco was born in Laguna, Philippines.After barely escaping her violent father, Charice was raised sa pamamagitan ng her single mother, Raquel. To help support her family she began to enter pag-awit contests at age...