27 Apr '11, 7am

DTN Singapore: Charice from Glee to sing at Pacquiao bout: MANILA - CHARICE Pempengco of the US television show

MANILA - CHARICE Pempengco of the US television show Glee says she has been chosen to sing the Philippine national anthem ahead of Manny Pacquiao's fight against Shane Mosley in Las Vegas next month. The Philippine-born singer, who is known best by the single name, Charice, said she was thrilled that Pacquiao chose her to sing at the opening ceremony for the May 7 bout at the MGM Grand Garden. The teenager tweeted on Tuesday that she feels 'really blessed' for the opportunity. Pacquiao traditionally handpicks the singer of the national anthem at his bouts. A minor scandal erupted in 2009 when Filipino singer Martin Nievera was criticised for altering the 1898 revolutionary anthem, which by law must be played at a marching tempo. -- AP

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