Charice, Tyrese sing anthems in Pacquiao-Mosley bout

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 04 2011 01:45 PM | Updated as of May 05 2011 02:49 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Part of the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley thrill, and crowd-drawing personalities in the Pacquiao-Mosley fever, is the presence of “Glee” star Charice as she will be singing the Philippine national anthem.

“It sounds good, I mean she is very, I’m sure she is very beautiful, ” Mosley said

Top rank said that it was Pacquiao who personally chose Charice to sing.

“Manny gets to pick who sings the Philippine national anthem at his fight and he selected her, and I didn’t realize how big she is in the United States she has been on Oprah in Glee and its gonna be great hearing her sing the national anthem,” Bob Arum, Top Rank-CEO said.

“Pagbigyan naman natin na marinig yang boses niya na marinig ang boses niya ng national anthem… Excited na ako,” Pacquiao added.

Meanwhile, American R&B singer and actor Tyrese will be singing the Star Spangled banner on Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. -Bev Llorente, ABS-CBN News North America