The Voice US | Bicolano Nathan Hermida's family asks for support

NAGA CITY—Relatives and friends of Nathan Hermida here are rejoicing over the 17-year-old's achievement in Season 8 of The Voice US.

Nathan Hermida's family
From L-R: His brother Cole, his mother Acela, his father Irving, and Nathan
Photo courtesy of Acela Hermida
Nathan, whose parents are from Nabua and Baao in Camarines Sur, was among those recently handpicked by coach Adam Levine to be part of his team.

In an interview with BICOL STANDARD, Nathan's Aunt Mafe Santiago, who is based here, said that they were still overwhelmed by the judges' reaction.

Santiago said, however, that they had always known his nephew to be talented.

Photos via Nathan Hermida's Twitter account
"He would come to Bicol for vacations. He even performed at Lolo's Bar before," she recalled.

The proud aunt also described Nathan as a simple and smart kid.

"Nathan is truly a source of pride for Bicolanos. We hope that his achievement inspires more Bicolanos to fulfill their dreams," Santiago said.

She also expressed her gratitude to those who have been supporting Nathan.

Bicolanos may help Nathan fulfill his dream by liking  his Facebook page

Nathan's songs are also available on iTunes. His "Sure Thing" rendition peaked at #55 on the iTunes Pop chart.

Sure Thing (The Voice Performance) - SingleThinking Out Loud (The Voice Performance) - Single

Meanwhile, videos of him singing are uploaded on—BICOLSTANDARD.COM