Maria Aragon, 10-year old Pinay ‘Born This Way’ YouTube sensation to appear at Ellen DeGeneres Show

By on Feb 22, 2011 in Entertainment, Music, Television, United States Comments

Updated February 23, 2011 8:54 pm.

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Maria Aragon, the 10-year old Pinay who became an instant YouTube sensation after singing Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ and playing the piano it set to appear on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday.

Maria Aragon talks to Lady Gaga
Photo credit: WinnipegFreePress/YouTube

According to Winnipeg Free Press, Grade 5 student Maria Aragon, a Pinay (Filipina) who now lives in Winnipeg, Canada and won the hearts of Lady Gaga and millions of those who have watched her YouTube video singing ‘Born This Way’ while playing the piano, will appear on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.

“She’ll be here on Tuesday. I can’t wait to meet her!” wrote DeGeneres or a show rep in a comment at Ellen Degeneres’ official Facebook page on Monday.

Meanwhile, CBC News in Canada reported that Linger, Maria Aragon’s older sister confirmed the news, but noted that she is not sure when it will be aired on TV.

As earlier reported, Perez Hilton sent a link to Lady Gaga of Maria Aragon’s Youtube video while singing ‘Born This Way’ and the pop singer admitted that she cried while watching it.

“Can’t stop crying watching this. This is why I make music. She is the future,” Lady Gaga tweeted on Friday.

Later, Maria Aragon had a live phone conversation with Lady Gaga in Hot 103, a radio station in Winnipeg, where the pop singer invited to perform with her on stage.

Maria Aragon and Lady Gaga will have a duet in the latter’s concert in Toronto this coming March.

Below again is Maria Aragon’s YouTube video singing Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’, which has nearly 10.3 million views as of this writing.

Maria Aragon sings Born This Way
Video credit: rojuanearagon/YouTube

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