Aicelle Santos brought honor to the Philippines by winning silver at the ASEAN+3 Song Contest in Vietnam.
The GMA-7 singer landed in 2nd place among 22 singers from Southeast Asian countries during the contest held on July 28, 2019.
Aicelle won for her rendition of Jungee Marcelo's "Kapangyarihan ng Pag-ibig," a song included in her self-produced album Liwanag.
Malaysia’s Rosario Ninih Chamini Bianis emerged as the winner of the singing contest organized by the Voice of Vietnam to mark the 52nd anniversary of ASEAN.
Filipinos Steven Bedolido and Tim Pavino also represented the Philippines in the competition.
Aicelle became known for her year-long stint as Gigi in the U.K. tour productions of Miss Saigon.
Last May, she represented the Philippines in the Asian Culture Carnival in Beijing, China.
The musical theater actress is currently top-billing PETA Theater’s 7th season run of Rak of Aegis.