Arihana White – X FACTOR

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Arihana White

When Arihana White-Ututaonga gets up on stage these days, it’s not just to fulfil her dream of performing. She also does it to show the person who attacked her and almost cost her vision, that they gave her an undeniable strength.

From Rebecca Malcolm Rotorua Daily Post

Arihana recently performed on the  X Factor. We’re really proud that she’s performing after experiencing violence where her vision was damaged. Check out her performance of Jennifer Hudson’s ‘Love you I do’ and read more about her in this New Zealand Herald article or check out her music video page.

“Something recently happened to me… I was assaulted and my vision was damaged from it… Since my vision was damaged I’ve learned to appreciate a lot more than I would have.”

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Click to play X FACTOR performance

“Love You I Do”

Never met a man

Quite like you
Doing all you can
Making my dreams come trueYou’re strong and you’re smart
You’ve taken my heart
And I’ll give you the rest of me tooYou’re the perfect man for me
I love you I doMm I love yaNever have I felt
Quite like this
Good about myself
From my very first kiss
I’m here when you call
You’ve got it all
And confidence like I never knewYou’re the perfect man for me
I love you I doYou’ve got the charm
You simply disarm me every time
As long as you drive
I’m along for the ride
Your way
I said it before
There won’t be a door
That’s closed to us
I’m putting all my trust in you
Cause you, you’ll always be true, OhI never could have known
This would be,
Oh you and you alone, yeah
Are all for me
I know you’re the best
You’ve passed every test
It’s almost too good to be trueYou’re the perfect man for me
I love you I do

You’re the perfect man for me
I love you I do

“Love You I Do” is a song performed by American R&B singer Jennifer Hudson in the 2006 film Dreamgirls. The music for the song was written by Henry Krieger, composer of the original Broadway play, with lyrics by Siedah Garrett. It is one of the four songs featured in the film that are not present in the original Broadway play. It was nominated for the 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song, and won the 2008 Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.

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Arihana’s Family

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