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Lea Salonga Receives First Grammy Nomination

Filipino American singer-actress Lea Salonga has received her first Grammy nomination, The Philippine Star reports.

According to Philippine Canadian Enquirer, Salonga received the nomination for her work on the Broadway musical album Once On This Island. The album is nominated for Best Music Theater Album.

Salonga took to Twitter last Friday to share the good news with her fans. She said that she actually had to check the Grammys website to confirm the news.

“Has to actually go to Grammy.com  to see if it was true. And it’s true! I am officially a Grammy nominee!!! It may be a while before I get any sleep tonight! So thrilled to share this with my Island family. And that at 47 years old, one can still have a first!” she wrote in one tweet. 

In another tweet, Salonga shared her excitement. 

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