Taylor Swift picks Sam Concepcion to be part of her show

Posted at 02/03/2011 1:47 PM | Updated as of 02/03/2011 7:19 PM

MANILA, Philippines - International singing sensation Taylor Swift has personally chosen teen heartthrob Sam Concepcion to open for her much-awaited “Taylor Swift Live in Manila” concert on February 19 at the Araneta Coliseum.

“Taylor selects everything for her concerts, so we are very happy and excited that she chose Sam Concepcion to front for her in Manila. In fact, Sam was also asked to join Taylor in the rest of her Asian tour,” said concert producer Renen De Guia of Ovation Productions.

Concepcion will perform an explosive song-and-dance number for the said concert.

“I would have wanted just to watch Taylor’s show, but to actually open for her, it’s a big surprise and blessing,” said Concepcion of his participation in the concert.

“I am also very humbled that I was invited to join her Asian tour. I am very thankful, excited and thrilled,” he added.