14-year-old Filipino-American Ellona Santiago is making Pinoys all over the world proud by moving on to the second round of The X-Factor USA.
Ellona Santiago is a student and a singer, being one of the performers of Handog sa Bayan, a benefit show held in October 2009 in Los Angeles, California. It was a fundraiser show for the benefit of the victims of typhoons "Ondoy" and "Pepeng."
The X-Factor USA is Simon Cowell's new reality show with judges Cheryl Cole, Paula Abdul, L.A. Reid, and Simon Cowell himself.
Watch Ellona Santiago's The X-Factor USA audition and Handog sa Bayan performance videos after the jump.