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WATCH: Martin Nievera's tribute performance at Rico J. Puno's wake gets standing ovation

Aside from Martin Nievera, some of the country's finest artists also paid tribute to the late OPM icon.

BY PUSH TEAM

FRESH SCOOPS

11/8/2018 8:30 AM
WATCH: Martin Nievera's tribute performance at Rico J. Puno's wake gets standing ovation


Photo credit: @mjfelipe on twitter/ The Manila Times

Rico J. Puno received a tribute fit for a legend as his closest family and friends gathered one last time for a night of musical celebration during his wake held at the main church of Santuario de San Antonio in Makati. 

Some of the country's finest OPM artists performed during the necrological service for the late OPM icon including Hajji Alejandro, Rey Valera, Marco Sison, Nonoy Zuniga, Ogie Alcasid, Pilita Corales, Claire Dela Fuente, Imelda Papin, Eva Eugenio, Dulce, Angeline Quinto, and Erik Santos among others. 

READ: Push Tribute: What we all loved about Rico J Puno 

Watch the videos taken by ABS-CBN News' MJ Felipe below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But one artist in particular - Martin Nievera - received a standing ovation for his rendition of Barbra Streisand's "The Way We Were." See the clip below:

His remains were brought to the Makati City Hall earlier today, November 8. The OPM icon's internment will happen today at around 1 PM at the Heritage Park in Taguig City.

Rico J. Puno passed away last October 30 due to heart failure.