Charice Pempengco, the newest GLEE star and one of the hottest star today here and abroad, will be singing the Philippine National Anthem at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 7. This is the date and the place wherein, the most awaited bout, the Manny Pacquiao Shane Mosley fight will happen.
It was said that, Pacquiao traditionally hand-picks the singer of the national anthem at his bouts. Meaning to say, Manny Pacquiao, the Best Pound for Pound boxer himself chosen Charice Pempengco to sing "Lupang Hinirang" for him and for the millions of Filipino fans in the Philippines and abroad.
Millions of Filipino people are all excited for the fight. They can't wait to see Congressman Manny Pacquiao exchanging punches with Shane Mosley. They can't also wait to see Charice singing the anthem at that day. Indeed two Filipino prides at a one historical sporting event.