There are many stars in the sky and the entertainment industry is definitely large enough to accommodate many future stars. David Foster, who recently performed in Manila, Philippines with David Foster & Friends Return with Charice to Manila, Philippines. Oct. 25th #Vegas Links from Oct.1st) is on record via the Jakarta Globe, saying Next Big Star 'Will be From Asia'& Friends, (Report:
Eddino Abdul Hadi, reports there via the Straits Times Indonesia, that David, reasons the following: 'There are 2-1/2 billion Asian people. There are 300 million Americans. There is no doubt in my mind that there will be more Asian stars who will reach even greater heights." Withreaching such heights so young and with a great foundation and attitude, it is great that people like David Foster, are taking a positive interest in promoting talent.
David makes an insightful comment at the end of that article concerning the originality of artists in this part of the world. Perhaps, he does not recognize that the originality has existed for generations and the tipping point for that to make it into the global mainstream is at hand, given the amazing promotion of talent in Asia and the incredible ability to reproduce what is already popular. Arnel Pineda and indeed any other Asian talents deserve not being compartmentalized; the talent at the grassroots level in Asia is amazing.