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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Maria Aragon is a now a Kapamilya!

MANILA, Philippines – Maria Aragon, the 10-year-old Filipino-Canadian singer who was discovered on YouTube by Lady Gaga, arrived in Manila on Wednesday night to become the latest addition to the roster of Kapamilya stars.

In an interview with ABS-CBN News, Aragon said she is very excited to become a Kapamilya.

Aragon is set to sign a contract with ABS-CBN’s record label, Star Records.

"I’m gonna be recording an album under Star Records... You’ll hear sounds like obviously 'Born This Way' and 'Kung Bubuksan Mo Lang ang Puso,'" she said.

Aragon is also scheduled to appear in a number of shows in the Kapamilya network.

Aragon rose to fame after Lady Gaga posted in her official Twitter account a video link of the girl's cover version of the song “Born This Way.”

The video became viral in YouTube and gained millions of views.

It paved the way for Aragon to reach her dreams.

She had a duet with Lady Gaga in the latter’s concert in Toronto.

Aragon also appeared in popular American shows including “The Ellen Degeneres Show” and “Good Morning America.”

Even Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Aragon in her residence in Winnipeg because he wanted to meet the young singer.

Aragon recently performed before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during the celebration of Canada Day.