Lea Salonga covers Jose Mari Chan Christmas classic in new Pentatonix collab

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Christmas arrived a little early this year as world-famous Filipina singer Lea Salonga has teamed up with a cappella group Pentatonix to cover the Jose Mari Chan Christmas classic “Christmas In Our Hearts.”

The cover is part of the group’s new album “Holidays Around the World,” which was released on Oct. 28.

The Broadway star, who is known for being the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from “Aladdin” and Fa Mulan for “Mulan” and “Mulan II,” announced the collaboration on her Instagram page.

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"Had the most wonderful time recording this classic Filipino Christmas song with Pentatonix,” Salonga wrote.

Other musical guests on Pentatonix’s new album include singer Meghan Trainor, pianist Lang Lang, singer Shreya Ghoshal and singer Hiba Tawaji, according to Rappler.

Besides the holiday album, the group also announced a new unscripted special titled “Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays,” which is set to drop on Disney Plus.

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Pentatonix will also go on tour after the holidays in Singapore and Japan in March 2023, according to Philstar.

In other a cappella music news, check out NextShark’s coverage of the South Korean group Maytree and their cover of a popular Disney movie song.


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