Rhap Salazar is WCOPA’s 2009 Junior Grand Champion Performer of the World

The Philippines grabbed the prestigious 2009 Junior Grand Champion Performer of the World award at the recently concluded 13th World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) courtesy of Rhap Salazar.

Rhap Salazar was the winner in the Little Division of ABS-CBN’s talent competition Little Big Star in 2005. It was also the year when Charice Pempengco placed 3rd in the Big Division of the said competition which was won by Sam Concepcion.

Rhap Salazar captured 5 GOLD medals from five categories he competed with at this year’s WCOPA. He topped Male Vocal Broadway – 11-12, Male Vocal Gospel – 11-12, Male Vocal Open – 11-12, Male Vocal Pop – 11-12 and Male Vocal R&B/Soul/Jazz – 11-12 categories.

Watch the video of Ralph in the grand finals of the Junior Grand Champion Solo Vocalist of the World category singing Celine Dion‘s “All By Myself.” Every soul in the room were blown away by his performance.

Watch Rhap Salazar’s other performances at this year’s WCOPA in Pinoy Power.

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