A Barretto pop-star in the making: Claudia releases first single 'Stay' under Universal Records!

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Claudia Barretto released her debut single 'Stay' last May 19, 2017. The single reached as high as #4 in Spotify Philippines' Viral 50 Chart, while the music video for the said single garnered 100,000 views in its first week of release!
Claudia says music has been her passion since her childhood and has always wanted to make music. Her sound is a mix of Pop and RnB because according to the rising singer, it goes well together.
Her musical influences include Taylor Swift, Kehlani, Selena Gomez and KZ Tandingan.
Many netizens and music fans expressed their amazement on social media saying Claudia's voice is soothing and refreshing, while some are comparing her vocals to that of an international artist.
When asked about making more music, Claudia says she wants to learn more about writing and she hopes to sing Filipino songs soon. She also wants to collaborate with local singers in the future.
Although she's still learning a lot of things in the industry, she wants to perform her music live. She admits she still becomes nervous every time but she is determined to learn and she exerts hard work in her craft.
The rising pop-star balances both music and school. She says education is always in the picture for her, she plans on taking Business Management in college.
Claudia Barretto's single 'Stay' is written by Moira Dela Torre. Claudia says as soon as they asked Moira to write a song, the singer immediately gave her a few verses and demo recordings. Fortunately, it's the sound Claudia's aiming for. The singer is still working on a few more tracks and hopes to release her album this year.
Claudia's debut single 'Stay' is now available for streaming and download on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer, Apple Music and Spinnr.