- Nicole Scherzinger shared her rendition of the OPM classic “Pangako” and admitted it was her first time singing in Tagalog
- She said she wanted to dedicate it to her Filipinos fans and hope they enjoy it as much as she did
- Nicole’s version is included in Fil-Am musical director Troy Laureta’s album entitled, “Kaibigan”
Pinoys fans of the Pussycat Dolls and Nicole Scherzinger are in for a treat when the singer dedicated a song cover for them.
On Instagram, Nicole shared a sneak peek of her rendition of the OPM classion “Pangako,” written by Ogie Alcasid and popularized by Regine Vealsquez.
The Filipino-American singer version was produced by fellow Fil-Am musical director Troy Laureta. The track is part of Laureta’s album “Kaibigan: A Troy Laureta OPM Collective,” co-produced by ABS-CBN Music International. Aside from Nicole, the album also features performances by artists including OPM stars Jake Zyrus and Regine Velasquez, American singers Matt Bloyd, Pia Toscano, and Sheléa, Fil-Am singer Cheesa, and Korean-American singer Ailee.
Nicole wrote, “I really hope that this collaboration makes my Filipino fans proud! I’ve always wanted to honor my heritage and when my music director and dear friend @troylaureta came to me with this project it felt like the perfect opportunity!”
She added that it was her first time to sing entirely in Tagalog and hoped that her fans enjoy it as much as she does.
“This is my first time singing in Tagalog and I hope you all enjoy it as much as I loved singing it from all my heart to yours. Pangako means promise and it’s available now on all streaming platforms,” she added.
You can watch the music video via ABS-CBN Star Music’s YouTube channel: