The Voice Kids Philippines Season 1 runner-up Darren Espanto has caught the attention of another international singer.
This time, American Idol Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino praised Darren's vocal prowess.
Fantasia was impressed by Darren's cover of her song "I Believe" for Wish FM 107.5 that became viral on social media. As of writing, his video has garnered a total of 357,345 views on YouTube.
On Twitter, Fantasia posted her reaction to Darren's cover and said: "@Espanto2001_ This is beautiful.. your voice will touch so many people. http://youtu.be/zQBfwW6VyD8 @Wish1075"
Also, Darren performed his original song "I Believe In Me" from his self-titled debut album. Watch his performance below:
Darren Espanto sings I Believe In Me on Wish 107.5 Bus
WISHclusive: 14-year old Darren Espanto sings "I Believe in Me" live on Wish 107.5 Bus.For more WISHclusive live performance, subscribe to www.youtube.com/wishfm1075officialDo not reupload the video on any site without permission.Posted by Wish FM 107.5 on Monday, January 11, 2016
He said, “Meron po akong mga compositions doon so mas special po ‘yong sa akin. I started listening to some of the songs para sa bagong album ko pero we haven’t started recording yet. All original po ‘yong songs. It’s a mix po.”