Charice to collaborate with Cheesa

By Reyma Buan-Deveza,

Posted at May 15 2012 01:12 PM | Updated as of May 16 2012 02:52 AM

Charice and "The Voice" contestant, Filipino-American Cheesa Laureta
MANILA, Philippines -- International singing sensation Charice will be collaborating with "The Voice" contestant, Filipino-American Cheesa Laureta, on an upcoming project.

In an interview on Monday afternoon after her contract signing for ABS-CBN's "The X Factor Philippines," Charice said she wrote a song for Laureta.

"We are really excited because we wrote a song for her and we are collaborating," Charice said, adding that Laureta is planning to visit Manila to release the song.

"She's very excited because she's wants to come here to the Philippines to release some single written by yours truly," Charice added.

Charice and Laureta are also looking for other Filipino artists who can work with them.

"We are looking for other artists here that can have a duet with her," she said.

Laureta was a contestant on the recently concluded second season of the US talent search "The Voice." The Filipino-American from Hawaii managed to make the Top 12 before she was eliminated.