Saturday, March 29, 2008

'Insatiable' Elise Estrada wins “The CHUM Emerging Artist Award”

This young 19-year old Pinoy cutie from Vancouver, Canada has been tearing up the charts this year and has been the opening act for Rihanna and Enrique Iglesias. The video and song is on heavy rotation right now across all the radio stations in Canada and the world. Elise has been hard at work to get where she is since she was 4 years old. She’s been modelling, singing and acting her whole life! In 2004, she was crowned “Miss Vancouver Princess” and has been on various magazine covers.

Within the first week of Elise Estrada’s debut “Insatiable” single release, Elise found herself as the no. 1 Greatest Canadian Gainer on the TOP 40 Charts, and within three weeks Elise quickly became the no. 1 International Greatest Gainer in the country at TOP 40, and repeatedly hit the HOT AC Charts Greatest Gainer list as well. The wave continued as Elise Estrada was selected and WON “The CHUM Emerging Artist Award” from one of Canada’s leading radio and television conglomerates, as well was awarded a VideoFact Grant from the MuchMusic and MusiquePlus Television Networks.

Elise Estrada (born July 30, 1987 in Marikina City, Philippines) is a Canadian pop singer from Vancouver. Of Filipino descent, Estrada competed in the Pinoy Pop Superstar competition in 2006. Her 2007 debut single "Insatiable" reached number 44 in Canadian Hot 100 in the summer of 2007. The song was produced by The Beat 94.5's annual talent search competition in Vancouver.

Elise is also a former beauty queen, holding the title Ms. Vancouver Princess 2004. She was also first runner-up in the Binibining Pilipinas World of Canada Competition. She attended Holy Cross Regional High School.

Elise won a 2008 Canadian Radio Music Award and also got "set-up" with a member of Canadian rock band, Faber Drive. Elise's single "Unlove You" made it to number 7 on iTunes top songs on March 22, 2008.

CTVglobemedia Inc. is Canada's premier multimedia company with ownership of CTV, Canada’s #1 television network, and The Globe and Mail, Canada’s #1 national newspaper. CTV Inc. owns and operates 27 conventional stations across the country, with interests in 35 specialty channels, including CHUM Radio Division, which operates 35 radio stations throughout Canada, including CHUM FM, Canada’s # 1 FM station. Congratulations Elise Estrada on your win and good luck. Hollywood and the world are also listening in; the next Canadian international superstar !

compiled by Jay Fermin

Check out her Insatiable music video courtesy of RockSTAR Music Corp.