Filipino singer, Charice Pempengco, sang the US National Anthem in a Civil Rights Game in Chicago on August 24, 2013.
There were positive reactions to Jessica Sanchez singing the U.S. National Anthem during the Pacquiao vs Bradley Boxing Bout, where Bradley emerged the controversial winner. Miley Cyrus praised Jessica saying her rendition of the U.S. National Anthem was enough reason for her to watch the Pacquiao vs Bradley fight.
Kirby Asunto will sing opposite American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez in the Pacquiao vs. Bradley Fight in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 9, reports revealed. Kirby, 14, is also of Filipino descent, just like Jessica; the difference is that Kirby could speak “Tagalog,” the Filipino dialect.