Pinoy YouTube Star to sing with Lady Gaga

By Marieton Pacheco, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

Posted at Mar 04 2011 10:33 AM | Updated as of Mar 04 2011 09:31 PM

TORONTO, Ontario – Maria Aragon is a proud Filipino-Canadian and a YouTube sensation She’s excited to be on stage with Lady Gaga tonight.

The 10-year old talked about her roots and excitement as she prepares to share the stage with Pop superstar Lady Gaga in the sold-out Air Canada Center in Toronto tonight.

YouTube sensation Maria Aragon hasn’t even performed with idol Lady Gaga on stage yet, but she has already won the hearts of many fans all over, especially Pinoys.

Despite being born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, the 10- year- old still speaks fluent Tagalog and said she’s grateful for the support kababayans are giving her.

Aragon also shared her love for Filipino food and counts palabok, pork tocino and nilaga among her favorites. Asked about what makes her Pinoy, Aragon admits to a favorite pastime shared by Filipinos both at home and abroad.

Aragon said she loves watching TFC and her favorite teleserye is “Mara Clara”.

She admits a lot of things have changed ever since her cover of “Born This Way” went viral just a few weeks ago on YouTube.

Lady Gaga’s tweet boosted her to stardom. She has done media interviews left and right and appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show and ABC’s Good Morning America.

Aragon however said there’s more to come. Aragon said,”A lot of people are calling, but it’s a secret for now…will let you know in the right time..”