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The Philippines' Elha Nympha, Noel Comia Jr. Cover BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Manila, Philippines--As Walt Disney's "Beauty And The Beast" waltzes its way to the top of the box office, professional singers and netizens alike continue to create countless viral covers of the classic title song from the movie. The latest take on the iconic track "Beauty and the Beast" is from two of the most talented young performers from the Philippines: Elha Nympha and Noel Comia Jr. who both deliver an adorable yet heartwarming rendition of the 1992 Oscar winner for Best Original Song. The local cover, produced by MCA Music, comes out just in time for Billboard 200's Top 5 Albums debut of "Beauty And The Beast" Original Motion Picture soundtrack this week.

Elha Nympha, the 13-year-old girl with a big voice, is a former banana cue vendor who captured the hearts of many during her stint on NBC's "Little Big Shots," an American TV show produced/hosted by Steve Harvey and co-produced by Ellen DeGeneres. The program showcases "the world's most talented and extraordinary kids." Prior to that, Elha won "The Voice Kids" Season 2 in the Philippines. Last year, she released her debut album, which featured the single "Chandelier" (her cover of the Sia original) plus original songs written by top notch composers Jungee Marcelo and Kiko Salazar. She is currently a mainstay of the ABS-CBN show "Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids" where she continues to impress the judges with her celebrity impersonations. Listen to her debut album HERE.

12-year-old "Wonderboy" Noel Comia Jr. started his TV, theater, and music career at a very young age of seven when he trained with Kids Act Philippines Inc. (KAPI) and became a kid talent for a TV commercial of a popular milk brand. Growing up, he became a voice talent for various TV and radio ads. He went on to do numerous theater productions by prestigious theater groups in the country and has won several awards for his craft. He was cast in Repertory Philippines' "Pinocchio," "Secret Garden," Tanghalang Pilipino's "Prinsipe Munti," and the 60th-anniversary production of "Noli Me Tangere, The Opera." In 2016, Noel joined "The Voice Kids" Season 3 in the Philippines, where he was mentored by his chosen coach, the Tony Award-winning actress Lea Salonga. Though he did not make it to the finals, Noel's zest for musical theater and the arts landed him a role in the Asian premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical "Fun Home" as one of the Bechdel kids. He was also given the opportunity to ink an exclusive talent management contract with MCA Music.

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