Sheryn Mae Poncardas Regis better known as simply Sheryn Regis (The Crystal Voice of Asia), is a Filipina pop singer-songwriter, host, entrepreneur and actress. She rose to fame in popular singing competition Star in a Million in 2003 where she was a consistent top scorer but eventually ended up as runner-up to Erik Santos in January 2003. She was as well known for singing theme songs from ABS-CBN's Marina, Krystala, Kampanerang Kuba, Gulong ng Palad, Maria Flordeluna, Prinsesa ng Banyera and many more. She released has studio albums and collabaoration albums where are many are certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum. She was a member of ABS-CBN homegrown talent, Star Magic, and now resides in the United States continuing her singing career by doing concerts and stage acting. She popularized in the Philippines the number one hit Come in out of the Rain. Sheryn was born and raised in Carcar City, Cebu, to Bernardo and Daisy Regis. She is the eldest of three kids, and has two siblings, Elton and Joseph. Regis' mother guided her in singing. At the age of two, Sheryn was able to hum and sing simple tunes as her mom recalls. Her first and favorite contest piece was Kuh Ledesma’s “Dito Ba,” which Sheryn learned at the age of five. At seven, Sheryn started joining amateur singing contests. Her winnings were used to buy tapes of Shirley Bassey’s hits for her next contest piece. And at the age of eight, Sheryn won her first grand prize by singing Tillie Moreno’s “Saan Ako Nagkamali?" Aside from singing, Regis offered voice lessons to children while in high school. During her college years, Sheryn was able to finish her B.S. Secondary Education, with a major in English at Cebu Normal University. It was during these years, too, that she was exposed to theater acting and chorale singing. It gave her a chance to travel abroad, and to perform for Filipino communities in Canada and in the USA. Both Leo Martinez and Gina Alajar served as workshop mentors. In 1999, she was awarded as the "Best Interpreter" at the Cebu Pop Music Festival (a songwriting festival), when she sang "Among Gabayan" written by Fr. Jed Ponce Billones.Their entry was also hailed as the Grand Prize winner Regis worked as a lounge singer at the Cebu Plaza Hotel where she met Earl Echiverri (cousin of Caloocan City mayor Enrico "Recom" Echiverri). In 2002, they exchanged vows and had a daughter nicknamed “Sweety” the following year. Sheryn first appeared in a longest running noontime show Eat Bulaga:Birit Baby in 2002 as grand finalist before she joined on the singing competition in ABS-CBN. In 2003, Sheryn Regis entered ABS-CBN’s Star in a Million. She was the consistent top finalist from first episode tell they only remain 3 contestant and was dubbed the Power Belter and the most praised contestant by the judges like Cheri Gil, Mel Villena, Nanette Inventor because of her powerful and soulful performance.She ended up as the first runner-up and texter’s choice awardee during the Grand Champion Night last January 3, 2004 where she sang "Come in out of the rain" as her singing piece and yet it became her first single in her debut album. It was her most success single of her career and many considered it as her signature song. After this, Regis went back to Cebu, and was later offered a recording contract by ABS-CBN and another recording company. She accepted ABS-CBN’s offer.