After overcoming controversies, “Tawag ng Tanghalan” grand champion Noven Belleza is ready to leave the past behind, start his life over, and continue building a career in music.
“I want to thank, first of all, the Lord, my family, all the people who support me until now. I want to tell them that I’m very thankful for them and I fully understand my responsibilities to them,” he said.
“I have a lot of inspiration right now. First of all, your family will always be there for you, whatever problems you have, whenever you’re at your lowest and weakest. There’s no one else you can run to but them. Second of all, my Novenatics,” said Noven.
More inspired than ever, Noven said he will use his experiences to give emotion to the music he will put out – a longtime dream that is now coming true.
The music video for Noven’s first-ever single “Tumahan Ka Na” shows the struggles of families of overseas Filipino workers and soldiers, as well as the brokenhearted. The single has performed well and has remained in radio charts for ten weeks now, peaking at number one.
Noven added that he intends to inspire people through his music in whatever they are going through.
“I think a lot of people will relate to my songs. It will empower those who feel mistreated. If you feel disheartened, my songs may motivate you and give you strength,” he said.
As a newbie in the industry, Noven intends to sing timeless songs that will make a mark on the hearts of Filipinos, just like his idols did.
“I think many of us miss the old OPM. The songs by April Boy Regino, Martin Nievera, and Rockstar. They resonated and stayed with us. I want to bring them back,” he said.
This week, Star Music will release Noven’s debut album.
When asked about the most important lesson he learned after winning “Tawag ng Tanghalan,” he said, “Whether you are poor, ugly, or have a disability, it won’t hinder you from being successful if you have a dream. You will reach your dreams if you work hard and pray. But don’t just dream, you also have to do the work.”