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Lea Salonga, nominated for a Grammy!

It’s the Broadway star’s first-ever nomination!

Chandral Selim
Chandral Selim

12/8/2018 in News
Lea Salonga, nominated for a Grammy!

Lea Salonga is nominated for a Grammy award!

The legendary singer is nominated in the Best Musical Theater Album category for her work in the Broadway musical “Once On This Island”. It is Lea’s first-ever Grammy nomination. She shared the wonderful news on Instagram this morning, December 8.



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She wrote, “It’s true! I am officially a Grammy nominee! So thrilled to share this with my ‘Island’ family. And that at 47 years old, one can still have a first!”

Lea’s industry friends Erik Santos, Anne Curtis, Rajo Laurel, Mark Bautista, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Karen Davila, Coney Reyes, Christian Bautista, and more all took to her comments section to express their congratulations!

This isn’t the first time an international award-giving body has recognized Lea’s talent. She is the first Filipina ever to win a Tony Award after starring in “Miss Saigon” back in 1991.

Congratulations, Lea!

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