LISTEN: Pussycat Dolls’ Nicole Scherzinger Sings in Full Filipino for the First Time with “Pangako”

Filipino-American singer Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls has a treat for all her Filipino fans!

Nicole surprised friends and followers on her social media sites when she suddenly dropped a snippet of a new song cover that she sang in full Filipino.

The song cover was of “Pangako,” which was written by Ogie Alcasid and popularized by Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez, and it was the first time she ever recorded something in our native language.

“I really hope that this collaboration makes my Filipino fans proud!” she wrote on her Instagram post. She credited the idea to Filipino-American musical director Troy Laureta, who helped produce the song. “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!”

“This was my first time singing in Tagalog,” she continued. “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.”

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The lyric video of Nicole’s rendition of “Pangako” premiered on November 21 on the ABS-CBN Star Music Channel. Listen to it below!

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