Kyle Echarri Biography, Music, Family and Awards
Kyle John Echarri (born June 20, 2003) is a Filipino-American singer, recording artist, and actor. He was born in Orange County, California and started singing at the age of two. His family moved to Cebu City, Philippines in June 2014.
Echarri rose to prominence and made his first television appearance at the age of eleven when he joined season 2 of The Voice Kids, where he landed Top 6 under Sarah Geronimo’s Team Just six seconds after he
started singing One Direction’s “Night Changes” during the blind auditions, Coaches Bamboo and Sarah already turned for the then 11-year-old Cebuano footballer eventually choosing to be part of Team Sarah. A commemorative album was then released by MCA Music featuring Kyle Echarri’s performances tracks “Got To Believe In Magic” and “Hero”.
Echarri released his first full-length studio album, It’s Me Kyle, on August 26, 2016, under MCA Music, a Universal Music Group company. His carrier single, “Fall For Me” peaked at Number 4 on Myx’s Pinoy MYX Countdown and was on the charts for more than 3 months and 2 weeks (14 weeks). In 2016, Echarri opened the Manila Tour show for the American singer, songwriter, and YouTube viral-hit artist, Greyson Chance. In January 2017, Kyle Echarri was part of the line-up for Fusion 2017, a Philippine Music Festival highlighting Original Pilipino Music, with other Filipino artists – Sarah Geronimo, Bamboo Mañalac, Aegis (band), 6cyclemind, Gabby Alipe, Autotelic, Yeng Constantino, Lyca Gairanod, Zendee, James Reid, and Nadine Lustre. The Philippine Daily Inquirer compared his talents to those of Justin Bieber.
After season 2 of The Voice Kids, Kyle was cast in the top-rating ABS-CBN teleserye On the Wings of Love as Brent Wyatt, the half-brother of Nadine Lustre’s character Leah Olivar. In May 2016, he became part of ABS-CBN’s Filipino reality music competition show, We Love OPM, hosted by Anne Curtis, with his teammates – Bailey May and Juan Karlos Labajo, mentored by the crooner Richard Poon. We Love OPM: The Celebrity Sing-Offs ran for three whole months, from May to July 2016. He was one-third of the boy group Voice Next Door.
Kyle Echarri made his first theatrical stint as Master Kundoktor in Ako Ay Si Josephine, a musical show featuring the hits of a Filipino pop-rock singer-songwriter, Yeng Constantino. In December 2016, he was cast in Ballet Philippines’ Awitin Mo at Isasayaw Ko, a new dance musical featuring the songs of VST & Co., at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Main Theater (Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo) in the role of Lito (alternated by Noel Comia). Performers include legendary dancers Edna Vida and Nonoy Froilan, BP mainstays Denise Parungao, Garry Corpuz, Rita Angela Winder and Jean Marc Cordero, and for the vocal parts, ABS-CBN stars Karylle, Michael Pangilinan, Markki Stroem and the alternate cast of Cooky Chua, Sandino Martin, Jef Flores and Noel Comia Jr.