Star Power grand winner Angeline Quinto was the special guest in the March 19 episode of Sarah Geronimo’s musical show, Sarah Live!
The two singing champions are constantly being pitted against each other but they both maintain that there is no rivalry between them.
Angeline surprised the singer-host with a headset and said, “Matagal na tayong ipinagtatapat at kung anong sinasabi ng ibang tao eh, takpan mo na lang ang tenga mo.”
Sarah replied, “Wala akong naririnig. Di ko alam kung bakit pinag-aaway tayo. Angeline, mahal kita, alam mo yan.”
Both singers have known each other for a long time and have actually competed against each other in amateur singing contests.
Sarah asked Angeline when she started joining singing contests.
Angeline recalled that she started singing at age six and started joining amateur singing contests at the age of eight. “Sumali ako ng mga amateur, walong taon.” Sarah revealed that she joined contests when she was seven years old.
Why did Angeline join singing contests at a young age?
Angeline pointed out that she was actually inspired to follow in the footsteps of Sarah. “Naalala ko talaga, ako, nakita ko, kung paano ka nag-umpisa, sobrang natutuwa ako, at ipinagmamalaki na, isa ka sa naging inspirasyon ko kaya ako nagpatuloy sa mga pangarap ko. Ginamit ko ang mga pamilya ko, siyempre sila ang dahilan kung bakit ko ipinagpapatuloy abutin ang mga pangarap ko.”
The Popstar Princess also said that Angeline also gives her inspiration. “Binibigyan mo rin ako ng inspirasyon. Noon pa lang, ipinagdadaanan natin.”
She further added, “Bakit tayo nag-join ng singing contest? Para tulungan ang ating mga pamilya.”
When Angeline was asked how many contests she would join in a day, “Sa isang araw, tatlo,” was her answer. Sarah, on the other hand, would participate in two competitions per day.
Angeline also recalled, “Pinakamalayo kong napunta…Mindoro.”
Does Angeline have any special “ritual” when she joins a singing competition?