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Josephine "Yeng" Eusebio Constantino Asuncion (born December 4, 1988) is a Filipina pop-rock singer-songwriter and occasional actress and host. In 2006, she won the title "Grand Star Dreamer" in the inaugural season of Pinoy Dream Academy, the Philippine edition of Endemol's reality TV show Star Academy.

History

Constantino is the youngest of five siblings in the Constantino family. She is a second cousin of television host and Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus second big placer Robi Domingo. Her family was raised as a born-again Christian.

On August 27, 2006, Yeng Constantino auditioned for the inaugural season of the singing competition Pinoy Dream Academy. In December, Constantino won the competition after garnering 697,648 votes (37.32%), becoming the first "Grand Star Dreamer", followed by Jay-R Siaboc as the first runner-up.

After winning, Star Records launched Constantino's debut album entitled Salamat (album), containing 10 songs, seven of which were original compositions by Constantino. Her album reached Gold Record status two weeks after its release and then later went Platinum after a month, followed by a "3x Platinum Record" certification several months later.

After the success of her multi-platinum debut album, Star Records produced Constantino's second album. On February 28, 2008, her second album, Journey was launched. The carrier single is "Ikaw Lang Talaga". The album contains 12 tracks, some of which were written by Yeng herself. The album reached Gold status after several months.

Lapit, her third studio album, was released digitally via Star Records' official website on October 9, 2009, then later released in physical format in music stores in the Philippines; a week later, the album was pulled due to some technical errors in the album track listing and was re-released before its grand album launch on November 1, 2009. Lapit went on to receive Platinum status.

In March 2010, Constantino began her first regular television hosting stint as co-host of Music Uplate Live, a late-night musical variety show, along with Tutti Caringal, Gee Canlas, and Martin Concio. The show aired on ABS-CBN until September 2011.

On October 5, 2011, Star Records released her first live album, entitled Yeng Versions Live, on which she sings 80's and 90's OPM hits. It was commercially successful and achieved Platinum status shortly after its release.

She released her fourth studio album entitled Metamorphosis on January 28, 2013. Its first single, "B.A.B.A.Y", was released to radio stations on January 9. The music video for the second single, "Chinito", premiered on May 24 on Myx Channel. It features Filipino actor Enchong Dee as Constatino's love interest. The third single, "Sandata", was released on July 3, 2013.

By June 2013, Constantino began a relationship with Victor "Yan" Asuncion, a fellow musician and worship director at Victory Christian Fellowship.

In November 2013, Yeng released her international single “Better Than Yesterday,” a pop song featuring prominent drums and rap courtesy of Singaporean rapper, actor and radio personality, Sheikh Haikel. The track was produced by Shorya Sharma.

The album reached Gold in December 2014.

In March 2014, after nine months of dating, Constantino announced her engagement to Asuncion through an Instagrampost. On February 14, 2015, the couple married at a resort in Tagaytay, Cavite. Since September 2015, both Constantino and Asuncion went on vegan diets.

She released her fifth album, All About Love, which was her attempt to tackle new genres beyond her pop-rock image. It was released on iTunes on October 30, 2014, and on CD on November 27, 2014. The music video for the first single, "Ikaw", premiered on August 30 on Myx Channel, which also served as a prenuptial with her then-fiancé Yan Asuncion.[clarification needed] On December 13, 2015, the album was awarded with Gold and Platinum awards on ASAP for reaching 15,000 sold copies.

Her early influences include Canadian superstars Alanis Morissette and Avril Lavigne; country music singers LeAnn Rimes, Martina McBride and Trisha Yearwood; pop punk/rock bands the Ataris, Blink 182, Sum 41, The Starting Line, Coheed and Cambria, Yellowcard and Sandwich; and Filipina rock singers Acel Bisa, Kitchie Nadal and Barbie Almalbis.

In November 2014, she admitted on her website that she was a fan of contemporary stars Demi Lovato, Taylor Swift, Hayley Williams and Avril Lavigne.

In May 2015, Constantino announced that she would co-host the second season of The Voice Kids, alongside Luis Manzano and her cousin Robi Domingo, replacing Alex Gonzaga. The season aired on ABS-CBN from June 6 to August 30, 2015.

In May 2015, Constantino announced plans to release a musical in 2016 that would feature her discography from the past years to celebrate her tenth year in the music industry.

On April 27, 2016, Constantino was announced to be part of the DIVAS Live in Manila concert, along with Kyla, KZ Tandingan and Angeline Quinto. It was held on November 11, 2016 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. In 2018, the group will be having a second concert titled DIVAS Live 2, also held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Her early influences include Canadian superstars Alanis Morissette and Avril Lavigne; country music singers LeAnn Rimes, Martina McBride and Trisha Yearwood; pop punk/rock bands the Ataris, Blink 182, Sum 41, The Starting Line, Coheed and Cambria, Yellowcard and Sandwich; and Filipina rock singers Acel Bisa, Kitchie Nadal and Barbie Almalbis.

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