JULIANNE AURORA MANALO known as "Jules Aurora" is a Filipino-American singer and songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. She is best known for her viral videos on social media as well as her appearances on FOX's “American Idol: Season 10,” as a Hollywood week Finalist, and “The X Factor USA: Season 3,” as a Finalist in the Top 50 girls.
She was born in Morristown, New Jersey and started singing at the age of 3. She instantly fell in love with music and would often sing along with her Dad on the piano or on the karaoke machine. Julianne and her family moved to San Diego when she was 10 years old. While growing up in San Diego, she earned principal roles in a number of musical theatre productions; including the starring role of Mulan in "Mulan" at The Lyceum Theatre.
Julianne continued to hone her talents throughout her adolescent years, and In 2013, she was selected as the opening act for Billboard chart topper, “Macklemore” at the San Diego Open Air Theatre. In the same year, Julianne had the honor of singing the national anthem at the San Diego Padres Petco Park Stadium. In 2014, Julianne moved to Los Angeles in order to take her entertainment career to the next level. During her first year in LA, Julianne performed alongside Grammy Award winning artist, Apl.de.ap of The Black Eyed Peas for The Apl.de.ap Foundation's Annual Summer Extravaganza event.
Julianne wrote and released her first Pop single entitled, "All In.” and just recently, she also released her debut EP "The Silver Lining," which can be found on all digital platforms!