Maricris Yu Garcia is a singer from the Philippines, best known for winning Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 3. She first auditioned in Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 1, but did not become a finalist. Two years later, she won with her rendition of Barry Manilow’s "One Voice" at the Grand Finale held in Araneta Colosseum. She was the 3rd Pinoy Pop Superstar champion (the others were Jonalyn Viray & Gerald Santos). Her voice is distinctly similar to the Divine Diva Zsazsa Padilla’s voice, so she has been given the title of the "Divine Princess".

She is taking up BS Tourism to her school in La Consolacion College – Manila her province is in Sta. Maria, Bulacan.

She is a GMA Network and GMA Records contract star. She sung Mahal Kita, one of Marimar’s theme song. Her song Mahal Kita was originally sung by the Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 2 Grand Champion Gerald Santos and revived by Maricris Garcia and became the themesong of loveteam of Marimar. Her first music video was "Kahit Isang Saglit" in which Dennis Trillo appeared.

She is now part of a Trio group named "La Diva" wherein her co-singers were Aicelle Santos, Jonalyn Viray. The "La Diva" sung the Philippine National Anthem during the Pacquiao-Cotto fight last November 15, 2009.

She won 3rd Pinoy Pop Superstar Grand Champion in June 2007 and Best New Female Recording Artist in 1st PMPC Star Awards for Music in October 29, 2009.

Other Information

  • Born : Maricris Garcia
  • Born :September 26, 1987
  • Birth place : Caloocan City, Philippines
  • Occupation : Singer
  • Other name :  Kris
  • Associated acts : La Diva
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  • 2008 : Mahal Kita

On Compilation albums

  • 2007 : Pinoy Pop Superstar Year 3 Grand Contenders’ Album
  • 2008 : Mga Awit Kapuso (Best Of GMA TV Themes) Volume 4

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