Singer Marcelito Pomoy fell victim to a hacker after losing his YouTube channel.
This is what Pomoy shared in his post on Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday.
According to Pomoy, all his videos were deleted and replaced with live streams about digital or virtual currency.
“My Youtube Channel has been HACKED! Shame on those people doing this… they even deleted all my videos.. now it’s streaming live, and I can’t even delete the video they posted.. huhuhu… sooo sad! ????,” the singer said.
Marcelito Pomoy’s YouTube channel has more than 407,000 subscribers where apart from the event in his life, he also releases music covers.
Last year, Pomoy made headlines when he became a finalist in “America’s Got Talent (AGT).”
In September 2018, he appeared on the Metro Manila radio station Wish 107.5, call sign DWNU performing Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli’s famous duet “The Prayer” as a bilingual song in English and Italian languages. The station reinvited him to perform “The Power of Love” by Jennifer Rush, made famous by Dion.
Marcelito Pomoy’s YouTube channel hacked
The performance on the Manilla station caught the attention of the American television host, Ellen DeGeneres. She invited him and his wife to appear on her show TheEllenShow. He performed two songs on the show, “The Prayer” and “Beauty and the Beast,” gaining attention internationally because of the show. As Pomoy had picked both songs from Celine Dion, mentioning that she was his favorite singer, Ellen arranged for Pomoy to go to Las Vegas, attend one of her concerts and meet her personally.
In August 2019, he appeared at ASOP (A Song Of Praise) Music Festival in its 7th edition, singing Joel Jabelosa’s “Pagbabalik.” The festival was broadcast on the Philippines television channel.
Marcelito Pomoy’s success on PGT led to his being a contestant on the second season of America’s Got Talent: The Champions.
He auditioned with “The Prayer” in episode 2 that aired on January 13, 2020. Being qualified for the next round, he followed with singing the main soundtrack of “Beauty and the Beast.”