14 Year Old Pinay Gets a Nod from Simon Cowell
September 30, 2011 by Studio 23
Filipinos once again shone in the international scene after 14 year old Pinay Ellona Santiago impressed the judges of newly launched first US season of “The X Factor” including the terror judge Simon Cowell.
Just like a pro, Ellona belted out her high notes in front of thousands of people during the live audition which earned her the votes of Simon and other judges Paula Abdul, Cheryl Cole, and L.A. Reid. Will Ellona make it to the next round of the competition?
Watch Ellona’s journey in “The X Factor” airing via satellite exclusively on Philippine free-TV every Thursday and Friday, 6:00 PM, on Studio 23. You can also catch it on its same night replay at 9:30 PM.
Watch Ellona’s performance here: