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Inspire Music launches lighthearted tunes; Music from Jamie Rivera, Angela Ken, Francine Diaz, and more

ABS-CBN Music’s new record label Inspire Music unveils uplifting fresh tunes from Kapamilya artists Jamie Rivera, Angela Ken, Fabio Santos, Fana, Francine Diaz, Imogen, KD Estrada, and Jed Madela.

“We want to generate faith para mas maraming tao ang maniwala sa Panginoon at magkaroon ng hope pati na rin pagmamahal sa kapwa. Iyon ang ultimate goal ng Inspire Music,” Jamie shared.

Jamie, who is the label head of Inspire Music, takes part in a collaboration with Jed, Francine, and KD for the track “Faith, Hope, and Love,” which seeks to promote world peace amid today’s conflict arising in various parts of the world.

The Inspirational Diva also offers an exciting revamped remix of the label’s first single “3-in-1” which talks about the joys of believing in God and features “It’s Showtime” child star Imogen and “The Voice Kids” season 5 contestant Fabio Santos.

Folk-pop artist Angela shows off her sweet side in her upcoming single “Pansinin Mo Naman Ako,” her first release under Inspire Music.

Up-and-coming singer Fana meanwhile puts a modern twist to Gloc-9’s hit song “Love Story Ko,” which highlights the joys of falling in love. Composed by A. Polisco and Christian Martinez, the reimagined version released last Friday (Nov. 10) was produced by Jamie.

Check out the latest singles from Inspire Music. For updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok, or visit www.abs-cbn.com/newsroom.

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ABS-CBN Music joins this year’s Fete de la Musique PH happening on June 21 (Wednesday) in Santa Fe, Siargao featuring several musicians including rising Kapamilya artists CESCA, Maki, and Zion Aguirre.

Fete de la Musique is an annual non-profit music festival held simultaneously on June 21 in many parts of the world. The musical celebration originated in France and literally means ‘music day.’

CESCA, who just launched her “What If” music video featuring BGYO Mikki, will perform cuts from her debut EP “Travel.” Rising performer Maki will be singing a slew of R&B songs including his latest single “Saan?” while Zion will be performing electro-pop hits including his song “in another life.”

This year’s festival will also feature performances from Shades Of Native, DJ Love, Anima Terra, Unsamani, Free the Robots, Tiger Pussy, La Crema, Thirst Kid, Baybayin Library, Pasal, Jahnerals, Honey Bandits, DJ Ericnem, Salamangka, Mahal, Iris, and Cerise.

Organized by Lokal Lab, Siargao’s Fete de la Musique aims to be the biggest Fete de la Musique in an island community, showcasing a variety of music genres and allowing the locals and tourists alike to witness the musical talents from across the country, particularly from Visayas and Mindanao.

Celebrate music in Fete de la Musique PH in Siargao on June 21 (Wednesday), from 12 nn to 12 mn.

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Troy Laureta drops new OPM album “GILIW” feat. All-4-One, Deborah Cox, Ruben Studdard, and more

A year after launching the successful OPM collective “KAIBIGAN,” Filipino-American music director Troy Laureta continues to shine a light on Filipino music in his new album, “GILIW: A Troy Laureta OPM Collective Vol. 2,” featuring more world-renowned singers such as Grammy award-winning artists All-4-One and Deborah Cox and “American Idol” season 2 winner Ruben Studdard.

The 13-track “GILIW” album includes a “Magkasuyo Buong Gabi” duet by Deborah and Ruben and a reimagined version of “Laging Tapat” by American singer Skylar Stecker. Also part of the newly released collective is male R&B and pop group All-4-One for the song “Paano Ang Puso Ko.”

More American artists have given their shot at singing OPM with classical singer Fernando Varela also joining the album with his rendition of “You Are My Song,” while singer-songwriter Shoshana Bean renders her version of the classic ballad “Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw.” “Never Enough” singer Loren Allred is also featured in a track with her beautiful rendition of the song “Araw Gabi.”

On the local front, Boy Abunda makes a surprising presence in the album via the “Interlude: Pag-ibig” while Jona sings her version of “Someone To Love Me.” “GILIW” also features the “Kaibigan” intro by former “The Voice Kids Philippines” season 4 contestant Adah.

Joining Troy anew is his sibling Cheesa for the remake of the late 90’s hit “Kaba.” This time, Nicole Scherzinger has a duet with Regine Velasquez-Alcasid for the reimagined version of “Nandito Ako.” Jake Zyrus, also part of the “KAIBIGAN” album, is likewise back for the song “Maghintay Ka Lamang” as well as for the album’s “Outro: “Kung Kita’y Kapiling.”

An initiative of Troy in collaboration with ABS-CBN Music International, “GILIW” follows the well-received “KAIBIGAN” OPM collective, which was released to breathe new life into local classics with fresh interpretation by Filipino and non-Filipino collaborators to promote OPM masterpieces on the international stage.

Check out Troy’s “GILIW” album, now available on music streaming services worldwide. For updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram or visit www.abs-cbn.com/newsroom.

BINI and BGYO gear up for first co-headlining concert in P-Pop history on Nov. 6 & 7

Less than a year after their official launches, P-pop’s fast-rising stars BINI and BGYO have enjoyed several milestones with their fans: BINI’s music video for their debut single, “Born to Win,” was featured in MTV Asia last month and has already crossed one million views, while BGYO has landed on the number one spot on Billboard’s global Next Big Sound chart, coinciding with the release of their latest single “The Baddest,” which just surpassed one million views on YouTube.

Having grown together from being trainees to full-fledged rookie idol groups, BINI and BGYO are taking the next big steps that will define their journey and their sound as they gear up for their upcoming joint concert and respective debut albums.

BINI and BGYO are making history with their sibling concert – the first in P-pop – called “One Dream: The BINI x BGYO Concert,” which will be streamed worldwide on November 6 and 7 on KTX.PH, iWantTFC, and TFC IPTV.

“One Dream: The BINI x BGYO Concert” is also the first two-day concert in the Philippines to feature a unique repertoire per day, promising a grand extravaganza of world-class performances of old favorites and new releases.

The November 6 show will be filled with electrifying performances by each group, collaborations on fan-favorite songs, and exciting numbers by surprise guest artists. On November 7, BINI and BGYO will present more live collabs, sub-unit performances, powerful vocal showcases, and a fan meet on KTX.PH.

Fans who want to buy the SVIP tickets, which are available starting August 31 and are priced at P1,950 or US$39.99, will be able to watch the two shows and join the fan meet on KTX.PH. VIP tickets, meanwhile, will be sold at P1,490 or US$29.99 on KTX.PH, iWantTFC, and TFC IPTV and will provide access to the two shows.

A special early bird promotion for VIP tickets will have a limited run from August 31 to September 2 only. Those who want to buy early will have access to the two shows with a special price of P999 or US$19.99.

Before their joint concert in November, both groups are coming out with their much-awaited full-length debut albums, both of which will have all-original songs. Some members of the groups also got to flex their creativity by composing their own songs for the albums.

For BINI, fans can anticipate the release of the group’s sophomore single in September before the whole debut album drops in October.

BGYO, on the other hand, will continue promoting “The Baddest,” whose music video recently trended worldwide on YouTube and hit number one on iTunes Philippines, before the release of the album, also in October.

Purchase your tickets now to watch “One Dream: The BINI x BGYO Concert,” on November 6 and 7 on KTX.PH, iWantTFC, and TFC IPTV.

Get regular updates by following BINI_ph and BGYO_ph on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and subscribing to their official YouTube channels, BINI Official and BGYO Official.

Bugoy, Geneva, Jed, Kakai and more artists to sing OPM’s best in an 8-hour Youtube extravaganza

Back-to-back nostalgic feels are sure to hit viewers this Sunday (August 15) as the fresh musical treat dubbed “Gold School: The Best of OPM” will bring jaw-dropping performances of Bugoy Drilon, Kakai Bautista, Nyoy Volante, Geneva Cruz, Ana Ramsey, Dingdong Avanzado, Tres Marias, and Jed Madela live on YouTube.

The eight-hour online gig, happening from 12 nn, is presented by ABS-CBN Music and ABS-CBN Events and will be livestreaming on ABS-CBN Star Music YouTube channel.

Jed is slated to bring back the 70’s hits of Pinoy pop band Cinderella and the timeless tunes of rock singer Sampaguita, while Dingdong is set to give a fresh spin to his song classics. Bugoy will also liven up the jam session with an ode to Jah reggae hits, while Nyoy gears up to deliver Filipinos’ acoustic favorites.

Meanwhile, “Gold School” will feature Kakai in a repertoire of heartbreaking songs via Sawi Nights and Geneva in a throwback to the 90s with Smokey Mountain classics. Ana will relive ABS-CBN’s beloved series with her rendition of teleserye theme songs, while super trio Tres Marias—with Bayang Barrios, Cooky Chua, and Lolita Carbon—will be singing the biggest hits of various OPM icons.

The first-ever Kapamilya online gig is one of the exciting “Made for Youtube” titles under the newly-launched “Kapamilya YOUniverse,” which promises to stream the best in entertainment, music, film, and news via the coming together of Star Cinema, Star Music, MOR Entertainment, ABS-CBN News, and ABS-CBN Entertainment YouTube channels.

Enjoy the throwback feels in “Gold School: The Best of OPM” this Sunday (August 15) on ABS-CBN Star Music YouTube channel. Catch Bugoy Drilon in Jah Reggae Hits at 12 nn; Kakai Bautista in Sawi Nights at 1 pm; Nyoy Volante Acoustic Hits at 2 pm; Geneva Cruz sings Smokey Mountain at 3 pm; Ana Ramsey sings Teleserye Theme Songs at 4 pm; Dingdong Avanzado sings his hits at 5 pm; Tres Marias, OPM icons at 6 pm; and Jed Madela sings Cinderella and Sampaguita hits at 7 pm.

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