Emmanuelle’s dream comes true

OPM’s newest sweetheart Emmanuelle has undeniably what it takes to make it to this Industry– enchanting singing voice, pretty face, innate songwriting talent. However, unknown to many, this young singer worked very hard to finally fulfill her dreams of having her own album – Universal Records’ latest release Emmanuelle. “From the first time I auditioned in front of executives of Universal, it took me around four years to finally have my album released,” shares Emmanuelle. “Upon the advise of my management Cornerstone and the label, …

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Ney Dimaculangan releases new single “Shut Up” from his self-titled solo album, ‘Ney’

Former band vocalist and now solo artist Ney Dimaculangan releases his second single, “Shut Up” from his self-titled solo album, ‘Ney.’ According to Ney who wrote, arranged, and produced the song, “Shut Up” is about a girl who just got out of a relationship. He said that he wrote it to give people a positive view of life after a bad flame. Ney’s album features a fusion of alternative pop rock with 10 original tracks written, arranged, and produced by Ney himself. It also carries …

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Check out Pitbull’s live performance of “Men In Black 3” theme song

The video of Pitbull’s first-ever live performance of “Back In Time” – the theme song to “Men in Black 3” – has just been released by Columbia Pictures, and you can watch it here: “Back In Time” was written for the film by Armando C. Perez (Pitbull), Marc Kinchen, Adrian Trejo and Urales Vargas and features a sample of the 1950s hit “Love is Strange.” In the highly anticipated action adventure comedy “Men in Black 3,” Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) …

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Start writing your love songs now because “Himig Handog” songwriting titlt is back

“Himig Handog,” the country’s premiere songwriting competition returns to the music scene this year to once again discover talented composers whose works are set to be the next OPM classics. Now on its 5th year, “Himig Handog” paves the way for amateur and professional Filipino songwriters, here and abroad, to showcase their exceptional flair for creating beautiful music in any popular music genre or a fusion of known genres. “Himig Handog” is Philippines’ first interactive multimedia songwriting tilt launched by ABS-CBN in 2000 originally to …

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Down to Mars, to launch dream come true music video with Marian Rivera this May

Down To Mars’ members, the InterPop music group, were the most happiest people last April 17 as they clad in full regalia-space suits to powerfully depict the concept of the music video that was shoot on the same day for their carrier single “My Everything”. The scenes even intensified when Ms. Marian Rivera showed up adding a lot of spices to the beauty of the music video production. Treb Montreras, the director of the music video, said that the primetime queen – Marian Rivera embodies …

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Kamikazee goes “Romantico” on their newest album

Kamikazee, with their signature onstage antics and witty songs, has established itself to be one of the hottest rock bands of this generation, yielding numerous hits like “Narda,” “Tsinelas,” “Chicksilog,” “First Day High,” among others. For their fourth album “Romantico,” the rock band goes extremely personal with songs that re-tell their love experiences. “What makes this album special is that all the songs here are expression of our experiences and the stories of people around us,” says drummer Allan “Bords” Burdeos. “It is an album …

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Down to Mars shoots first music video with Marian Rivera

GMA Artist Center’s inter-pop group Down To Mars, who just signed a contract with Polyeast/ EMI Records finally started shooting their first music video for their very first album. The music video for their carrier single was shot today. Their upcoming music video is dubbed as one of the most expensive music video ever produced in the Philippines with state-of-the-art production sets, costumes with the best creative people working behind this music video production and the PrimeTime Queen Marian Rivera is appearing in the video. …

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ABS CBN Summer Station ID 2012 recording sessions feat. Sarah Geronimo & Gerald Anderson

ABS-CBN uncovers its much awaited Summer Station ID 2012 titled “Pinoy Summer Da Best. Forever.” The station ID features the song “Pinoy Summer Da Best Forever” sung by Sarah Geronimo together with Gerald Anderson. “Pinoy Summer Da Best Forever” Lyrics Tuwing tag-arawKulay mo’y lumilitawSumasayaw, sumisigawAng totoong ikaw Sinasalubong moNg ngiti ang mundoSa bagong kaibiganPuso’y lumulukso Pagsapit ng initLahat magkakapit‘Sang bayan, ‘sang pamilyaSabay nagsasaya (2x) Pinoy Summer, pinoy summerDa best, da best, da best forever (5x) E yo! E yo! Hey! E yo! E yo! Ho! …

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Sponge Cola represents the country in Beale Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Diamond-recording band Sponge Cola was chosen to represent the country in the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee, USA this May 4 and 5. The group is composed of Yael Yuzon, (guitar and vocals), Armo Armovit (lead guitar), Gosh Dilay (bass) and Tedmark Cruz (drums). “This is one great opportunity to share the country and our music to other people,” says Yael. “We are extremely thrilled, and thankful to have been given this chance.” Sponge Cola is undeniably one of the most-sought after, longest …

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Down to Mars signs official contract with Polyeast/ EMI Records; to launch album this May

It was nearly a year ago when Down To Mars was launched at “Party Pilipinas,” a GMA7 variety show, as a new breed of brand to put distinction among local and Asian music-boy-bands/groups. Dubbed as interpop, Down To Mars brings-in myriad of Asian cultures into one dynamic expression of music with Filipino essence. They are seven Filipino lads with Korean, Japanese and Chinese bloods. DTM became regular in “Party Pilipinas” and have drawn great number of fan-base called ‘marsians’. These GMA Artist Center’s inter-pop group …

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