Sabrina Orial: Asia’s acoustic sweetheart

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Filipina singer hits gold and platinum in at least 4 Asian countries.

ASIA'S ACOUSTIC LOVE. Sabrina always receives overwhelming support from her Indonesian fans.

MANILA,Philippines – Sabrina Orial is a sweetheart in all her ways: in the way she talks, walks, especially in the way she sings. 

No wonder she has almost all of Asia enthralled with her singing, from Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and even Korea. She is credited for having started the acoustic music trend in south east Asia, often tagged as the female counterpart of Christian Bautista in terms of status and achievement. Her songs are played everywhere, from music bars to department stores.

SURPRISE! Sabrina is given her platinum award out of the blue by Universal Music Indonesia.

Last March 24 at Supermal Karawaci in Jakarta, Sabrina was surprised mid-performance by Universal Music Indonesia with a platinum award for her latest album, I Love Acoustic 4. This means that her album has reached the 10,000-copy sales mark. Her previous albums, I Love Acoustic 1 to 3, hit double platinum also in Indonesia, and gold in Singapore and Thailand.

Sabrina’s latest single from I Love Acoustic 4 is the Maroon 5 original, “Moves Like Jagger.” Catch her impromptu acoustic performance and conversation with RAPPLER here:

Catch Sabrina as she tours the malls: April 27 at SM Baguio, May 4 at Eastwood Mall, May 5 at SM Sta. Rosa, May 6 at Lucky Chinatown Mall, and May 13 at SM Bicutan.

 ALL-OUT SUPPORT. Fans from as far as Indonesian provinces flocked to Supermal Karawaci to see Sabrina and have her sign their CDs.

(RAPPLER has an exclusive surprise to all Sabrina Orial fans. What songs are in your playlist? Who are your favorite musical artists? RAPPLER welcomes CD and concert reviews from all the music lovers out there. Email us your story with photos with subject heading MUSIC to desk@rappler.com and receive our surprise!)

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