MANILA – Kapamilya singer Jona will be performing the official theme song of the 65th Miss Universe Pageant titled “Confidently Beautiful.”
She will sing the Kiko Salazar composition at the Governor’s Ball on Monday night which will be attended by all 86 contestants as well as Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach.
“Kakantahin ko po siya sa welcome dinner. Ang title po ng song ay ‘Confidently Beautiful’ na talagang kinuha po kay 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach's words. Siyempre pino- promote po nito ang confidently beautiful na mga candidates ngayon and 'yung kagandahan din ng Pilipinas,” she told entertainment site Push.
Jona also related how she was chosen to sing the theme song of the pageant this year.
"Actually nung nag-concert po ako last year sa KIA Theater, nakapanuod po yata doon si sir Jonas Gaffud. From there, binalitaan po ako na ako nga daw po 'yung napili para kumanta ng theme song," she said.
Asked how she feels about it, Jona quipped: "Siyempre overwhelming po kasi once in a lifetime experience po para po sa atin.”
Here’s a snippet of the song which Jona will perform at the Governor’s Ball:
Aside from Jona, the other artists who will be performing at the Governor’s Ball are singers Frenchie Dy and Jed Madela, and former “The Voice of the Philippines” contestant Radha.