Sarah Geronimo on Sunday opened up about the reason behind her showbiz hiatus.
After her performance on “ASAP Natin To” of her recent single “Cuore,” Geronimo thanked her
family in the variety program for always making her feel welcome.
Regine Velasquez, Martin Nievera, Zsa Zsa Padilla and Erik Santos each took their turn in
expressing how much they missed Geronimo, with Gary Valenciano adding that she only gets better
in her craft and more beautiful through time.
Amid all the flattery, Geronimo explained: “The reason bakit po ako nagpahinga ng konti, I really
want to offer [sa] ang ating pong listeners [‘yung mga] original songs. Iba kasi talaga when you sing
your own song, ‘yung OPM talaga, iba sa pakiramdam,” she said.
Since she’s been away from the limelight for a while, Geronimo said she appreciates how her avid
supporters patiently waited for her comeback.
“Grabe ang aking pasasalamat sa inyo. ‘Yung walang sawang naghintay at sumuporta, even ‘yung
mga tao na talagang positive pa rin ang pagtanggap sa akin kahit na meron akong iba–ibang choices
sa buhay ko personally, nandiyan pa rin sila. You know who you are, maraming salamat po,” she
When Nievera said that it is his wish to see more of Geronimo on “ASAP,” the “Tala” hitmaker
responded: “That’s the goal.”
This year, Geronimo also hopes to finally launch her new album.
“[Hopefully] makanta ko na ‘yung bagong songs. I will be celebrating my 20th anniversary in the
business. Hopefully matuloy na rin ‘yun.”
Geronimo took a break from showbiz in 2020 after getting married to actor Matteo Guidicelli.
Sarah is Spotify’s Top Equal
PH Artist for 2022
Meanwhile, Sarah Geronimo has been hailed as Spotify’s “Top Equal Philippines Artist” for 2022.
around the world.
“Thank you very much Spotify for awarding me as the Top Equal Philippines Artist for the year
2022. Thank you very much to everyone who has streamed my music. Maraming maraming salamat
po Popsters. Thank you, Spotify,” Geronimo said in a clip posted across her social media accounts.
Following this feat, Geronimo added she is looking forward to share more music in 2023.
Before 2022 ended, Geronimo released a song about gratitude to usher in the new year.
Titled “Sansinukob, Salamat,” the upbeat tune aims to inspire, with lyrics of encouragement
addressed to the listener who may be hurdling challenges.
n the three–minute track, Geronimo sings words of affirmation, ensuring someone of her presence
and expressing gratitude for their being part of her life.
The digital single came just two months after she released back–to–back tracks in October — “Dati–
Dati” and “Cuore.” (abs–cbn