Subsequently, "Before It Explodes", written by Bruno Mars, was released as the lead single from Zyrus's second international studio album, Infinity.In March 2012, Zyrus signed on to be one of the four judges of the Philippine version of The X Factor, which began airing on ABS-CBN in June of that year.Following this American debut, Zyrus made a second appearance on Star King on December 28 as the "Most Requested Foreign Act", performing Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive" and singing a duet with Lena Park.This was followed by a debut on the international concert stage in Foster's May 23 tribute concert, Hitman: David Foster and Friends, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, performing a medley of songs from The Bodyguard as well as the standard, "And I Am Telling You".C., namely the Martin Luther King Jr "Realizing the Dream" gala at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and at the "Pearl Presidential Inaugural Gala" at the Mandarin Hotel.In May, Zyrus released a second Philippine album, My Inspiration.
Crossing over to acting on television, he joined the cast of TV series Glee as Sunshine Corazon.
Only two more weeks I was supposed to be with him on stage.
We were going to perform Billie Jean." Zyrus contributed to two Christmas albums in 2009, first as David Archuleta's duet partner for the song "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" on his Christmas album, Christmas from the Heart, On January 23, 2010, Zyrus appeared on Io Canto, a renowned singing competition in Italy, performing international standards and an Italian favorite called "Adagio" (made popular by Lara Fabian), in Italian.
A CD/DVD of this concert, including Zyrus' The Bodyguard medley, was released on November 11, 2008.
The show was aired several times on PBS and other public television networks starting in December 2008 under the Great Performances banner.