Darren Espanto celebrates birthday, 5th year in showbiz on 'ASAP'

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Posted at Jun 09 2019 09:55 PM

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MANILA - Darren Espanto on Sunday celebrated his birthday and fifth career anniversary on "ASAP Natin 'To" with a medley of songs.

Espanto opened his performance with his hit cover of the '90s dance tune "Dying Inside" with Gforce Tweens.

He later sang a cover of Ella Mai's "Whatchamacallit" with AC Bonifacio, and closed the performance with a reprise of "Dying Inside."

As a birthday wish, his father, Lyndon, wants his son to fulfill his dreams.

"May all of your dreams come true and sana magtuloy-tuloy pa 'yung career mo," Lyndon said.

Morisette Amon, who shared the stage with Darren in the local version of "A Whole New World" also had a message for the young performer.

"(I wish you) all the best, and know that I am here for you," she said.

For his part, Espanto wants "genuine happiness" and "more blessings" as he celebrates his 18th birthday.