Ramiele Malubay was known in American Idol Season 7 as the “Girl with the BIG Voice”. Ramiele surprised American viewers and judges last year with her big voice coming from a small cute sexy body. She is the seventh successful Filipino-American in American Idol history to make it to the Top 24 of the words most popular singing competition.
Ramiele Malubay became the ninth-place finalist last season, She recently went back in her native Philippines following her stint on Idol. She may not be as popular as the other Idol finalist that does not stop her from pursuing her career in music.
Recently, Ramiele has released three original songs available to purchase for $0.99 each on her official Web site, from “Kaya,” the single that is being sent to Filipino radio, to “More to Me” and “Here I Am.” She also released “We Are One (At Christmas)” on her site for the Christmas season.
She was also nominated in the 2008 JC Penney Asian Excellence Awards in the Favorite TV Personality category. Ramiele is expected to release an album anytime soon.
Ramiele said she was very happy with her performance in both concerts despite having a cough several days ago. In fact, two days before the first concert, she almost lost her voice. She was also very impressed with the level of professionalism everyone had and will be spending the next three months looking into a possible career in the Philippines.