Rachelle Ann Go is a Filipino singer, actress and model. Go was born in Manila, Philippines. Her interest in singing started at a very young age. Her father predicted even before she turned a year old that she was destined to be a star. When she turned seven, she underwent vocal training and lessons and, by the time she was nine, she participated in her very first amateur singing competition and won the first prize, belting out Jennifer Holliday’s “And I Am Telling You,” in spite of being the youngest contender.
In 2003, Go auditioned for a talent search show on GMA-7, Search for a Star. She passed the auditions and made it as one of the twelve finalists. On March 13, 2004 Rachelle was announced as the grand champion singing her rendition of Mariah Carey’s “Through the Rain”. After the contest, she transfers to ABS-CBN.
Rachelle Ann Go is under the management of VIVA Entertainment Group and is part of ABS-CBN, The Kapamilya Network. She was given a ten-year contract by VIVA Entertainment which has been prominent for producing some of the country’s superstars namely, Regine Velasquez, Sarah Geronimo and Sharon Cuneta.
In November 2004, Go represented the Philippines in the Shanghai Music Festival where she got a silver medal for her rendition of a Vehnee Saturno-penned song, “From the Start”, which won the Best Song award. In 2005, she was named the Best Promising Female Singer by the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation, an award-giving body recognizing the year’s best. On April 29, 2005, she earned top-billing on her very first major solo concert hailed as Rachelle Ann Go, The Ultimate Champion.
On January 2009, her fourth studio album and fifth album under VIVA Records was released. The album was entitled Falling in Love. On the same month, she had her second major concert with the same title. Go was also chosen by VIVA to top bill a concert, back to back with Jed Madela, entitled True Champions: The Best Meets the Very Best. Rave reviews have been given as to how Go has matured as a performer. Due to the success of the said concert, it has been slated for a repeat as VIVA Concerts and Events’ Valentine offering in 2010.
- Birth name : Rachelle Ann Villalobos Go
- Born : August 31, 1986
- Origin : Manila, Philippines
- Genres : Pop, Pop rock, R&B
- Occupations : Singer, Model
- Instruments : Vocals, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Violin
- Years active : 2003 – present
- Labels : VIVA Records
- 2004 : Yo Gloria
- 2004 : Rachelle Ann Go
- 2005 : Rachelle Ann Go (Limited Edition)
- 2006 : I Care
- 2007 : Obsession
- 2009 : Rachelle Ann Falling in Love
- 2008 : Rachelle Ann Rocks Live!
- 2004 : Night of the Champions
- 2004 : Search for a Star
- 2006 : Sing Along with Rachelle Ann
- 2007 : ASAP Hotsilog
- 2008 : GV Live at 25