Thursday, July 25, 2013

July 25: Filipino recording artist and actress Sarah Geronimo - AKA Sarah G - is 25-years-old today.

Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo, popularly known as Sarah Geronimo or Sarah G. was born and raised in Sampaloc, Manila. At the age of four, she made her first appearance on national television and was a member of the children's television show Pen-Pen de Sarapen for two years.

She sang for Pope John Paul II during his visit to the Philippines in 1995, when she was six. At the age of eight, her father enrolled Geronimo at the Center for Pop Music Philippines, where she received her first formal music and voice lessons. Geronimo performed in hotel lounges, on campuses, in shopping malls, and on a few TV shows. Around this time, she was part of the cast of the ABS-CBN children's show Ang TV.

At the age of nine, she joined the cast of the TV show NEXT. She also played a cameo role in Star Cinema’s Sarah, Ang Munting Prinsesa.

In 2002, Geronimo competed in the Star for a Night competition, and won a cash prize and a managerial contract to Vicente Del Rosario, owner of Viva Artists Agency. She was given the title of Pop Star Princess.

Geronimo became the featured artist in MTV's Rising Star in September 2002, and she released her first album Popstar: A Dream Come True, in late 2002.

Geronimo's first movie role was in Filipinas, released in late 2003. Geronimo signed a contract with the ABS-CBN network, which aired her first television series, Sarah the Teen Princess. Later that year, she became a regular host and performer on the variety show ASAP.

In 2009, she released her sixth studio album, Music and Me. In December 2009, her albums Your Christmas Girl and Music and Me both reached platinum status after a month of their release. To date, she has recorded and released eleven albums including a live album and a compilation album.

Geronimo has received several awards and accolades. She received from the Aliw Awards the "Best Female Major Concert" award for Record Breaker and the "Entertainer of the Year" award, making her the youngest artist to receive it in history.

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