What Does OPM Means To You?

I love music and it’s always been a part of my life. And even though foreign music has dominated the Philippine music scene, I still believe OPM is not dead. OPM is never dead. It’s just a matter of patronizing our own music, composers doing more songs, and artists singing more OPM. OPM doesn’t just…

Kanta Pilipinas First Batch of Finalists Revealed

Kanta Pilipinas gets even more exciting as it aired its first elimination night last Saturday. The first batch of hopefuls that made it to the next stage of the competition include Timmy Pavino, Thara Jordana, 5az1, Nicole and Carlo David, Dea Formilleza and Allan Gonzales. The judges and viewers were wowed with the jaw-dropping performances…

TV5 Airs Go5! Special This Sunday

This Sunday (January 20), expect a grand television spectacle as TV5 airs Go5! The TV5 Special Event at 9:30PM. The event was recently held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila for network executives, advertisers and members of the media. Go5! opened big with a dramatic number headlined by rocker and Kanta…

Ivory Music and Video Releases Smokey Mountain Greatest Hits

One of my favorite OPM act in the 80’s is Smokey Mountain. All of their music became instant classic and is being re-recorded by the new generation of singers today. Smokey Mountain was a Filipino singing group formed by musical director, composer, conductor Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and executive producer Judd Berlin in 1989. The original group was James Coronel, Geneva Cruz, Jeffrey Hidalgo,…

‘The Prince of Ballad’ Gerald Santos Releases New Album; Stars In ‘San Pedro Calungsod: The Musical’

Gerald Santos hailed as one of the best voices in the industry today, releases his brand new album entitled “The Prince of Ballad” distributed under Ivory Music and Video. Gerald Santos is a multi-awarded singer and actor who was named the grand champion of GMA’s Pinoy Pop Superstar Season 2 in 2006 hosted by Regine Velasquez. He signed a…