Sarah Geronimo shortlisted to perform at 55th Grammy?

By Miguel Dumaual,

Posted at Jan 16 2013 10:07 PM | Updated as of Jan 18 2013 06:50 AM

MANILA, Philippines -- Sarah Geronimo may perform in one of the United States' biggest music industry events before millions of viewers next month.

Sarah Geronimo performs "Girl on Fire" on concert variety program "Sarah G Live".
Video courtesy of ABSCBNOnline YouTube page

The 24-year-old singer has been shortlisted as one of the international performers at the 55th Grammy Awards on February 10, according to the official website of the prized Kapamilya star.

Viva Entertainment, in its official account on micro-blogging site Twitter, also shared the announcement recently, generating excitement among fans of Geronimo.

The "You Change My Life" star is a talent of Viva Artists Agency, the talent management arm of the local entertainment production company.

According to Geronimo's official website, Grammy organizer National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences "recognized the brilliance of Sarah Geronimo when it comes to performances."

Should Geronimo be picked to perform live at the awarding ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, she will represent Asia, as "every continental region [will have] one performer."

Since its first awarding ceremony in 1959, the Grammy Award has become one of the most presitigious award-giving bodies in the American music industry.

Its live telecast, on top of online live streaming of the event, is watched by millions of viewers around the world. Last year, the 54th Grammy Award show had over 26 million viewers.