Okay, who is this tambay and what did he do to the sexiest crooner in the universe?
Roland "Bunot" Abante, a Cebuano who seems to have stolen the voice of the Michael Bolton, is now bound for glory after a YouTube video of him absolutely nailing "To Love Somebody" surfaced earlier this week.
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Pretty swell, isn't it?
Here's the best part: According to Roland's manager, an agent from American network NBC has already invited them to appear on Ellen! If this thing pushes through, maybe our boy should perform two songs, because he can also do a mean rendition of Peter Cetera's "You're The Inspiration."
Video via Josan Imperial
Congratulations in advance, Bunot! Since we're already on the subject of discovering raw Pinoy talent, perhaps Ellen DeGeneres should also take a look at the following videoke standouts...
There's this young lady who, despite being blind, is more than capable of filling in for Mariah Carey if she loses her voice onstage again. Consider yourself lucky, ma'am!
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There's Alisah Bonaobia, whose version of "Let It Go" is definitely worthy of Idina Menzel's praise. We believe she's currently a part of apl.de.ap.'s team in The Voice of the Philippines season two. We're rooting for you, Alisah!
Video via Bida Sa Kalokohan
There's this Davao City student who can channel Chaka Khan in a press of a Magic Sing button. "Through The Fire" is not for the weak of heart, mind you!