"Erik Ramos Santos", born and raised in Malabon, Philippines, emerged as the grand champion of the ABS-CBN program Star In A Million in January 2004. He is the next big thing in Philippine music, as far as male singers are concerned, is touted either as the next Gary V. or Martin Nievera. Erik Santos, winner of the much-coveted and most prestigious singing contest in the country, has been called that, aside from being tagged "the rising star," his moniker in Star in a Million. Now, the country's Prince of Pop has proven that he is indeed all that and more. As soon as he stepped off the stage from where he delivered the most amazing rendition of "This is the Moment" and received the winning nod of the most illustrious panel of judges, Erik Santos has been winning hearts from all over the globe through his heartfelt singing and versatile voice.
Erik never thought that his childhood dream of becoming a singer would come true sooner than he expected. His passion for singing started when he was still a kid in Malabon. His penchant for music has always been at fate's beckoning, with Erik participating in numerous small-town singing competitions. Although he did not always emerge...