Her debut album My Way was released on June 8, 2014. 1967–2012: Early life and career At the age of 23, she left the country to work as a foreign caregiver. Fostanes arrived in Israel in 2008 to work for an ailing woman in her 50s.
She is openly lesbian.
Fostanes was the lead vocalist of a band that performs in a small bar in Neve Sha"anan, Tel Aviv. 2013: The X Factor Israel and international ventures Fostanes auditioned for X Factor on October 26, 2013, singing the Shirley Bassey song, "This Is My Life".
She received a "yes" vote from all four judges. Fostanes attracted international attention immediately after appearing as a contestant on the show.
Fostanes performed again during bootcamp, receiving a standing ovation from all the contestants.
She made it to the top 20 and was assigned Shiri Maimon as a mentor. On November 23, 2013, Fostanes performed at a charity event, "Concert Foreign A Cause Foreign Typhoon Yolanda" in Haifa, Israel, organized by the OFW in Israel Organization. The event raised money for Typhoon Yolanda victims in the Philippines.
Due to the conditions of her visa, Fostanes was not able to perform for pay in Israel.
This was changed on January 20, 2014 when she was granted singing license in Israel. 2014–present: My Way and Philippine debut On April 10, 2014, she signed a record contract with Star Records to release her music material in the Philippines.
Her Philippine debut album, My Way, was released on June 8.