After snagging ‘Song of the Year’ nod at Grammys, H.E.R. wows fans with Tita’s Filipino accent

A day after winning Song of the Year for “I Can’t Breathe” at the 63rd Grammy Awards, Filipina-American singer and songwriter H.E.R. gave a shout-out to her Filipino fans on TikTok.

In the video, H.E.R., whose real name is Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, shared that her aunt or “Tita” Joanne would say how proud she is of her for her awards.

She then imitated her aunt with a Filipino-English accent.H.E.R. captioned her TikTok video posted on her social media accounts with “Shout out to my Filipinos,” accompanied by the hashtag #pinoypride.

Fans were pleased by the musician’s Filipino accent and lauded her for nailing it and showcasing her Filipino blood.

A Facebook user commented, “Girlll that accent is on point!! lol you sound just like my Filipino family.”

It has gained over 14,000 likes on Twitter, 334,000 likes on Instagram and 2,600 reactions on Facebook.

H.E.R. earned four wins and 13 nominations at the Grammys so far.


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