|Artist Birtday :||25/07/1988 (Age 35)|
|Born In :||Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines|
|Occupation(s) :||Singer, Actress, Dancer, Television Personality, Record Producer|
|Genres :||OPM, Pop, R&B, Dance, Jazz, Acoustic, CCM, Soul, Rock|
Sarah Geronimo (Tagalog: [ˈsɑɹə hɛroˈnimo]; born on July 25, 1988) is a Filipino singer, actress, dancer, television personality and record producer. Born and raised in Santa Cruz, Manila, Geronimo started a career in music after winning the television singing contest Star for a Night in 2003. She signed with music label Viva Records and rose to fame with the release of her debut album Popstar: A Dream Come True (2003); it became a commercial success and won two Awit Awards. Her music was for a time categorized as Pop until the release of her tenth studio album, Expressions (2013), when she diverted into R&B and Dance. She then won the Awit Award for Best R&B Recording for the single, “Ikot-Ikot”. Geronimo continued on the same music style and eventually achieved two consecutive Album of the Year prize from Awit Awards: Perfectly Imperfect (2014) and “The Great Unknown” (2015). She is the highest-paid musician in the 2014 report of the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Widely known as the Popstar Royalty, her contributions to music along with her film and television work, made her a local figure in popular culture of the 2000s to 2010s in the Philippines.
Geronimo began working with television network ABS-CBN in 2004. She appeared in projects such as ASAP (2004–present), Bituing Walang Ningning (2006) and Sarah G. Live! (2012-2013). She was also a coach in The Voice of the Philippines and The Voice Kids for two seasons from 2013 to 2015. Geronimo then ventured into mainstream cinema and is best known for playing the lead role in the films: A Very Special Love (2008), You Changed My Life (2009) and It Takes a Man and a Woman (2013). All of which are in the list of highest-grossing films in the Philippines that earned her three Box-office Queen titles from GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards. She also received two nominations of FAMAS Award for Best Actress for these films respectively. Geronimo has a collective box-office receipt of over PHP 1 billion; with at least 6 films that have grossed in excess of PHP 100 million. In 2015, FAMAS named her as one of the six “Iconic Movie Queens of Philippine Cinema”.
Throughout her career, Geronimo has received 12 Awit Awards, 8 Aliw Awards, 23 Myx Music Awards (the most in the awards history) and a FAMAS Golden Artist Award. She has also won the Best Asian Artist at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2012, Best Southeast Asian Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2014, Best Selling Filipino Artist at the 22nd World Music Awards and Best Asian Performer at Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards in 2016. Geronimo is a Goodwill Ambassador for Music of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and a recipient of their Ani ng Dangal or “Harvest of Honors” state recognition for multi-disciplinary arts.