- The youngest solo artist to have a number-one single in the US.
- Her first album went gold; her second album went platinum
- For someone as young as 12, she sang a lot of songs about teenage love and angst, which helped a lot of kids and adults deal with their own issues.
- She is younger than Taylor Swift.
“Cheet-sa,” much like how Filipinos pronounce pizza.
Not every town in the Philippines had women dressed like Maria Clara in 1910s. American explorers documented Filipinos in far-flung towns as a way of giving a feeling of exoticism to Americans in the US.
Another Waray speaker commented that the one posted means “I cherish you.” Still wrong, but still…