It is undeniably Christian Bautista’s month this June as he topbills a number of milestone projects that further establishes his reign as the country’s top male recording artist, a distinction he received in the recently-concluded Guillermo Mendoza Awards.
This June 3, Christian’s post-Valentine concert Love and Laughter opposite Karylle will be shown on ABS-CBN’s Sunday’s Best. The said show, held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at the Resorts World, celebrates the apparent chemistry between the two stars in beautiful songs and production numbers.
Christian and Karylle’s international TV musical series The Kitchen Musical, which has reaped an number of international acclaims, is still being aired over at The Lifestyle Channel. It will have a re-run also on Studio 23.
The Kitchen Musical’s soundtrack Vol.1, distributed by Universal Records, has also been recently released with Christian’s rendition of George Michael’s Faith, REM’s Losing My Religion, among others. It also includes Karylle’s take on Matchbox 20’s Unwell.
Christian’s latest single Unphotographable, currently topping MYX charts, is proof of how versatile the Romantic Balladeer has evolved through the years. This remixed version of the song, used during the Philippine Fashion Week, is available for download at www.mymusicstore.com.ph.
Later this month, the music video of his collaboration with the famed band Neocolours Sasabihin will also be released. It is currently enjoying good airplay over radio stations nationwide.
The song is included in Christian’s 10th anniversary album First Class: Outbound Expanded Edition, which includes Beautiful To Me, In Love With You (duet with Angeline Quinto), Rescue You (duet with Sam Concepcion), We Could Be In Love (Duet with KC Concepcion), and the new versions of his past hits Hands To Heaven with Zia Quizon and The Way You Look At Me.
The album is produced by Universal Records. It also has a coffee table book version, available at National Bookstore outlets and record bars nationwide.
Before the end of the month, Christian will celebrate his 10th anniversary with a TV special The Way You Look At Me: The Christian Bautista 10th Anniversary Special. Here, he celebrates 10 wonderful years in the business with his closest friends.
Christian can still be seen weekly in ABS-CBN Sunday musical variety show ASAP 2012. Christian Bautista is being managed by STAGES Talent Management Group.