15 year-old Filipino-Australian, Marlisa Punzalan is still on cloud-nine after winning the title of X-Factor Australia 2014! The teen singing-sensation's sheer talent was able to touch the hearts and win over the people of Australia and even fans across the globe!
With the Philippines being her motherland, she received an overwhelming amount of support from all of her proud Filipino fans. She humbly expressed her gratitude and extended her thanks in a MYXclusive interview!
"I just want to say thank you guys so much for all the support! I could not have done without you! Thank you so much for supporting me all the way here! I'm looking forward to going there in the Philippines and meeting some of you guys. Thank you so much and I love you all!"
She also shared with us some good news - she plans to visit the Philippines really soon to visit her relatives in Samal, Bataan and all of her supporters here!
"Yes, I'll definitely visit there soon. I think it's early December this year, or January next year. Yeah, I'm really looking forward to coming there!"
Her solid supporters have stood by her through her whole X-Factor journey, and now she is standing by us and giving back her thanks through her album! Her recently-released debut and self-titled album, "MARLISA" featuring her single "Stand By You" is number 2 on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association!
Check out her music video for "Stand By You" below!
As Marlisa's music career moves in full effect, she has big plans for herself in the next five years!
"I can see myself as an artist selling around the world, hopefully. And yeah, hopefully I'll be touring around the world as well - performing in the Philippines, New Zealand, and hopefully in the USA. I'll just be taking it a step at a time working on my singles... and I really hope you guys enjoy my album!"
Marlisa Punzalan is a perfect example of a young girl who was able to chase down her big dreams and make it a reality - truly an inspiration to everyone!
Let's continue to support this surging star in her musical journey! Stay posted for the full MYXclusive interview with X-factor Australia 2014 Winner - Marlisa Punzalan!