OPM icon and singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid accompanied his daughter, Leila, to her first contract signing with music label Star Music, under the ABS-CBN network. The budding musical artist’s legendary father can’t help but shed a few tears during the event.

“Ganun pala yun, I don’t realize na kapag yung anak mo ay may milestone na sarili, bumabalik sa isipan mo na baby pa siya. Hindi ko rin inaasahan na magiging ganun ako. Ganun din naman, it’s a blessing. Sabi ko nga, it’s her time to shine. Parang nag-full circle.” (Everything comes back to you when your child reaches a milestone. To you, they’re still that small baby you once had. I didn’t know that I’d turn out to be like this. Either way, it’s a blessing. I told her that it’s her time to shine now.)

Maraming salamat po @starmusicph!!!!!! Very blessed and very thankful to be a part of the family and of OPM. Cannot express my happiness!!!!! Special thanks to Sir @roxy.liquigan, Sir @jonathanmanalo and Sir @roxsantos I love you all!!! To everyone in Star Music for being welcoming and happy and lovely and the best!!! To @marionaunor for being my amazing producer and good friend!!! 💛 My lovely Aussie entourage (lol) @kierstenpap + Chloe 👼🏼👼🏼 To my wonderful Papa/manager @ogiealcasid, to my family @michellevaneimeren @mark.morrow68 @sarah_alcasid @reginevalcasid and everyoneeeee I love 🤗🤗🤗 and finally to the Lord, who never goes unnoticed. 🦋🌸👼🏼💛💡☺️☺️😇 Exciting stuff!!!

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Alcasid will also stand in as his daughter’s talent manager. He says that they’ve already recorded two songs, and her first single is already underway.

Leila is Alcasid’s daughter with his first marriage to Michelle van Eimeren.