Winner of Hong Kong's 1989 Asia Pacific Singing Contest Grand Prize. She was the first Asian artist to hold a solo concert at New York's Carnegie Hall.
Her first Asia-released album, Listen Without Prejudice, dropped in 1994 and sold upwards of 700,000 units in Asia, 100,000 in the Philippines, 300,000 in China, and 20,000 units in Thailand.
Her 2000 music video "In Love With You," was #1 on the MTV Asia list of the Top 20 Asian Videos and featured a duet with Jacky Cheung.
She dated Ogie Alcasid for seven years; they announced their engagement on the afternoon variety show Party Pilipinas. They finally wed in 2010. They welcomed their son, Nathaniel James Alcasid, in 2011.
She collaborated with such popular performers as David Hasselhoff, Paul Anka, Billy Crawford, and Alicia Keys.