standing ovations abound on Power of One


The show continued with the next guest, the Concert King, Mr. Martin Nievera who flew in from the States just for this concert and who had to run right after his stint to make it to his 1am flight to Europe. Martin sang his Tagalog hits, Ikaw, Kahit Isang Saglit and Ikaw ang Pangarap. Martin must really like Erik because after he was done singing his medley of Tagalog hits, Erik joined him for another medley, this time of Broadway songs. This medley was special because it was Erik’s dream to one day sing this with his idol when he watched Martin sing it ten years ago in a concert. And now his dream came to fruition as they belted out Something’s Coming, Maria, One Hand One Heart, Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, Music of the Night, That’s All I Ask of You, Memory, You’ll Never Walk Alone, Climb Every Mountain and Somewhere. After their duet, the audience stood up and gave them the first standing ovation of the night. Erik was all praises for Martin and very thankful for gracing the show. Martin, who in Erik’s Valentine concert this year called Erik the Concert Prince, tweeted after the show “Erik Santos rocks!”

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