Tuesday, 7 May 2013


Maria Lourdes Aragon (born July 17, 2000) is a Canadian singer from Manitoba of Filipino descent.

On February 16, 2011, a video of Aragon performing a cover of "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga was posted to her sister's YouTube channel to showcase her talent to friends and family. The video caught Lady Gaga's attention when entertainment blogger Perez Hilton sent Gaga her Born This Way Cover, and she was so impressed by Maria's performance that she retweeted a link to the video. In a week, her video reached over 11 million views. As of December 21, 2012, the video had over 54 million hits.

On July 20, 2011, Aragon arrived in the Philippines where she signed a contract with Star Records.

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