Fil-Canadian kid sensation peforms for Prince William, Kate

/ 04:48 PM July 09, 2011

Maria Aragon, the 10-year-old Filipino-Canadian singer who was discovered by Lady Gaga, performed before the British Royal Couple Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge over the weekend.

Aragon sang her own rendition of Canada’s national anthem “O Canada” in front of thousands of people as part of the Canada Day celebration.


The ceremony was held on Parliament Hill in the country’s capital city, Ottawa.

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


For only over a week, the video became viral on YouTube and it gained millions of views.

This paved the way for Aragon to reach her dreams.

After that, Aragon had a duet with Lady Gaga in the latter’s concert in Toronto.
She 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 only because he personally wanted to meet the young singer.

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