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Pilar Garrido Corrales born August 22,  is a Filipino pop singer, songwriter, actress, comedian and television presenter. She is dubbed as "Asia's Queen of Songs" and is widely known for her rendition of " Kapantay Ay Langit " which eventually became her signature song.
She became a judge on the first season of The X Factor Philippines which began airing on June 23, She left her legacy by becoming the first woman to make the Australian pop charts with a local recording called 'Come Closer to Me'. She became a star of Salsa (Version Radio) - Dee-Soul - Salsa Victoria Television circuit and her first hit, Come Closer to Mebecame part of a collection on which she is billed as one of the Grand Dames of Victorian Radio and Television.
Being one of the pioneers of Australia's early television years, a street was named after her in Victoria. Corrales returned to Manila in to pursue a career in the Philippine music industry. She performed regularly Alaalang Nagbabalik - Pilita - Araw-Araw Gabi-Gabi stage shows at the Manila Grand Opera House. Subsequently, her reputation grew and during her international stints, she has performed with internationally acclaimed artists like Sammy Davis Jr.
She also appeared in movies, most of them musicals. Her film debut was a lead role in the film Miss Wawaw and was followed by 11 films for the next two years. Corrales later recorded songs in Spanish in the early s as well as songs in English, Tagalog and Cebuano during the s under Vicor Music Corporation.
Under Vicor Records, Corrales interpreted numerous Filipino classics and introduced them to younger audiences. Canseco later wrote Filipino lyrics for the song, which became Kapantay ay Langitthe first song Canseco sold LAutunno (Der Herbst • Autumn • LAutomne) Op. 8 No. 3 - Antonio Vivaldi, The English Concert*, Sim Alaalang Nagbabalik - Pilita - Araw-Araw Gabi-Gabi record label in The song did not fare well commercially, because Amapola had left for her U.
But when Pilita revived the song, it turned into a classic and defied trends and time. Through the personal invitation of Sammy Davis Jr. She was the first Filipino to win at an international music festival by bagging the Best Performer Award during the 1st Tokyo Music Festival where she bested numerous international artists, including Olivia Newton-John.
She is a highly acclaimed host and comedy actress on Philippine television with over albums to her credit and an international profile and appearances in Asia, the Middle East, Australia and North America.
Her children are also well-known celebrities in the Philippine film industry. Corrales was married in to the late Spanish executive businessman Gonzalo Blanco and separated while her daughter was still a child. Gonzalo died in Corrales also has an adopted son, VJ. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Filipino actor and musician. In this Philippine name Alaalang Nagbabalik - Pilita - Araw-Araw Gabi-Gabi , the middle name or maternal family name is Garrido and the surname or paternal family name is Corrales.
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