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The "Pressure Drop" singer died on Friday night in Kingston, Jamaica.
Toots Hibbert, lead singer of Toots & The Maytals and one of reggae's original practitioners, died on Friday night in Kingston, Jamaica. His death was first announced on the band's social media accounts. He was believed to be 77 years old. While no official ...
 
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"Christmas in Our Hearts" has been ringing in the yuletide season for the last 30 years.
It’s the first week of September and already we can’t get enough of Jose Mari Chan.Thirty years after the singer-songwriter released the song “Christmas In Our Hearts,” it’s remained the blockbuster staple that kicks off the Philippine yuletide season every September, likely ...
 
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Gone, but not forgotten.
Maybe I’m remembering it wrong, but the first gig I ever made the effort to catch at Route 196 was Jimmy Bondoc in the mid-2000s. Of course, back then the place still went by the name Border Grill, and there may have ...
 
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The familiar music bar, home to many OPM bands, is ending a 15-year run.
Route 196, home of live music from some of the country’s best independent bands and artists, is closing its doors after 15 years. A tweet hinted at the bar’s closing, with a video of the words “All Roads Lead to Route 196” in ...
 
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Staying home doesn’t mean you can’t go watch a gig.
It’ll be a while before we can actually go out to festivals and gigs again, so until then, we’re going to have to get used to listening and watching our favorite artists online.Also read:  Jericho Rosales' Home Has the Perfect Laidback Beach VibesWhich ...
 
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His debut single sucks, but...
Unlike his older brother Jimuel, Michael Pacquiao is social-media-shy. His Instagram posts are fewer than 150, and they come few and far in between. In these posts, his face appears only a handful of times. Most are random photos of trees, famous ...
 
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88Rising and Island Records are now in the country.
If there were any doubts about the Philippines’s stature as home of some of the world’s best musical talents, this ought to dispel them. Two international music labels that have helped catapult artists to mainstream success are opening subsidiaries locally. 88Rising and Island ...
 
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The Filipino pop band toppled YG as it claimed the top spots on South Korea's streaming site.
Ben&Ben has been trending in South Korea and the band was not even aware of it. “Woah this is crazy. We are trending in South Korea!” posted the band on its Facebook page. The nine-piece pop band occupied the top 1, 2, 3, ...
 
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Spanky Rigor left his rockstar life for a simpler life in America. 
Spanky Rigor used to live the life of a rockstar. He was a founding member of the iconic group VST & Co or simply VST. The  “S” in VST actually stands for his name Spanky, while the “V” and “T” stand for ...
 
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If you’ve ever fancied yourself a songwriter, now’s the time to prove it.
The 2020 Philpop Songwriting Festival is looking for the next generation of songwriters, and organizers will turn the best one into an instant millionaire.P1 million will go to the grand champion of the songwriting tilt if your song is picked as the ...
 
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It’s a videoke on your phone.
What was missing on the global music behemoth that is Spotify? If you answered lyrics, you’re right. You may know a favorite song by heart, but it would’ve been nice to sing along to newer songs without having to Google their words. The ...
 
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The concert will raise funds for the World Wide Fund for Nature.
National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab and iconic OPM group Smokey Mountain composed of Tony Lambino, Shar Santos, Chedi Vergara, Jeffrey Hidalgo, Jason Angangan, James Coronel, Geneva Cruz, and Anna Fegi—are set to reunite on June 30 for another leg of #Conservatunes—World Wide ...
 
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As an immigrant in the U.S., Hamilton strove to leave a legacy despite being an “orphan son of a whore.”
Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton started as an experimental musical, drawing heavily from hip hop, R&B, and soul. When it launched in 2015, it became an instant sensation. Around the world, Hamilton sparked conversations about race and history.Today, Disney released the official trailer ...
 
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The Canadian singer nearly has 100 million views of the hit song on YouTube.
Isaiah Faber is better known these days as Powfu, the Canadian singer and musician whose song “Death Bed” has become a massive hit worldwide. Sampling “Coffee For Your Head” by Filipino-British singer-songwriter beabadoobee (Beatric kristi Laus), “Death Bed” is currently nearing 100 ...
 
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The show must go on, and it will.
It looks like it’s going to be a while before you can enjoy concerts in person. The most we can do right now is watch our favorite artists perform online in the comfort and safety of our own homes. You can count the ...
 
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You will be surprised where the word ‘Abuchikik’ comes from.
Long before Willie Revillame, Bayani Agbayani, and other celebrities made novelty songs, there was Yoyoy Villame and his catchy songs, which dominated the airwaves in the ’80s and ’90s. Among his most popular hits are “Mag-Exercise Tayo” and the nonsense classic song ...
 
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The singer enjoyed mainstream success before his life was cut short.
Before bands dominated OPM in the 90s, solo pop vocalists also lorded it over the airwaves. Singers like Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid—basically the lineup of a Sunday noontime variety show—churned out radio-friendly hits that have eventually become staples ...
 
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The '80s was weird, but at least it didn't have MP3.
These days, we can’t imagine life without Spotify and a pair of good earphones or headsets equipped with active noise cancellation technology. It seems unbelievable how we settled for MP3, which downgraded audio quality in favor of storage space.  But the worst ...
 
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This breathtaking rendition of 'Bahay Kubo' is what we need right now.
Who knew the Filipino folksong "Bahay Kubo" could sound so beautiful? That’s what Marian Mayuga proved when she masterfully delivered an at-home recital of the piece, which is a composition of highly respected Filipino violinist Gilopez Kabayao. Mayuga started by playing the classic ...
 
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It’s called “Hurry Home.”
As we grow old, often our taste in music stagnates. I’m not speaking for everyone, of course, but, whether we care to admit it or not, for many of us, what we listened to during our formative years (pre-teens to maybe mid-20s) ...
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