Charice has taken the local and international charts and the world by storm with the release of her first and certified smash-hit single “Pyramid” featuring Iyaz, off her first self-titled international debut and certified platinum album under Warner Bros. Records in 2010. In the same year, “Pyramid” reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard Dance/Club Charts and Charice also became the only Asian artist to have an album debut at #8 on the US Billboard Top 200.
After all the success she’s been receiving in the past few years, as if touring the world with the 15-time Grammy winner, singer-songwriter & producer David Foster, appearing on Glee (the smash-hit US TV musical-drama-comedy series) and acting in her second Hollywood movie—’Here Comes The Boom’ with Salma Hayek & Kevin James next year aren’t enough! This year, Charice is back with a HOT NEW 2nd album—INFINITY still under Warner Bros. Records distributed locally by Warner Music Philippines. Japan and SEA are first territories to release in the world. With Japan releasing last October 5th and followed by an October 24th Philippine release. Japan has shipped over 54,000 units of “Infinity” album and is currently their #1 English selling album in Japan. Also, collectively over 200,000 copies of her first album across Asia were sold since release.
The tiny stature and the big-voiced Charice, also takes a sassier tack on “Louder,” the second single from Infinity. She explores her dance-diva side in the music video which is currently peaking in the MYX daily countdown chart. Directed by Tim Cruz and choreographed by Gil Duldulao the man behind the moves in Jennifer Lopez’s “Waiting for Tonight,” Janet Jackson’s “Together Again,” and Christina Aguilera’s “Drrrty” and “Genie in a Bottle,” among others.
Moreover Infinity expresses Charice’s carving her place in the international pop music industry, as it features collaborations with big-time and distinguished producers and writers like Bruno Mars for the song “Before It Explodes,” Jason Derulo & Kara Dioguardi for “Lesson For Life,” JoJo for “Heartbreak Survivor,” Natasha Bedingfield for “Lighthouse” & Nick Jonas from the Jonas Brothers for “One Day.” These musicians definitely helped in building Charice’s sophomore album.
Charice is definitely enjoying her stardom at its peak, she’s now one of the most popular young artists in the world, furthermore a role model, a new hero and a bigger inspiration to Filipinos. As Charice would always say, “We are what we imagine ourselves to be… ” Just like her new album Infinity, infinite possibilities are still to come her way.
INFINITY, Charice’s 2nd international album is out now at all record bars nationwide from Warner Music Philippines! To Get “LOUDER” on your phone! Just text LDR to 5677 now!
check out Charice’s – “Louder” Official Music Video
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