From Manila mall to US TV: Zendee Rose rides her voice to stardom
When she was interviewed by Ellen, Zendee Rose, 21, who hails from General Santos City, admitted that she always sang in malls. Zendee Rose also mentioned that she dreams of becoming a famous singer so that she could improve their family’s living conditions and send her cousins to school. She caught the media’s attention when a mall passerby recorded her on a camera phone singing an impromptu but “performance-level” rendition of Broadway torch song “And I’m Telling You” outside a store that sells videoke equipment, and posted the video on YouTube. Posted in July, the video became viral and now has 2,271,468 hits. Zendee Rose now guests on GMA Network television programs like ‘Party Pilipinas’ and ‘Manny Many Prizes.
GMA News Online || October 31, 2012 1.30 PM