MANILA - Thursday was a night to remember for Darren Espanto.
Not only did he get a chance to meet Jessie J and perform as her opening act, but he also received praise from the British-singer songwriter for his viral cover of "Chandelier."
On his Instagram account, the 14-year-old Espanto shared the highlights of Jessie J's free concert held at the Kia Theater in Quezon City. It included him belting out the Sia hit, and Jessie J giving him a salute in the middle of her performance of "Masterpiece."
"One of the most memorable moments for me during [Jessie J's concert] was when she gave a salute at me," wrote Espanto.
He added: "Thank you so much [Jessie J] for choosing me as your opening act! I will forever remember this moment! Thanks as well for being so kind and funny! Thanks also for checking out my cover of 'Chandelier.'"