[74], In February 2004, Velasquez released a compilation album with Ogie Alcasid titled The Songbird & The Songwriter. [155][156], Velasquez made her cinema debut in January 1988 with a brief appearance in the action comedy film The Untouchable Family. [246], In June 2007, Velasquez announced her relationship with singer-songwriter Ogie Alcasid in an article published by Yes! [164] Vera was impressed with the film's direction and writing, and described Velasquez's performance as "sunny good nature" played with a "light comic touch". 4.1M . In a series of tweets on Monday, Velasquez replied to now-deleted posts that tagged Morissette in light of their recent duet of the music veteran's enduring hit "Pangarap Ko ang Ibigin Ka." She became associated with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in 2001 and worked on a documentary titled Speak Your Mind, which was produced by MTV Asia. [40] Velasquez said; "I don't mean to make any songs hard. [176][177] For the latter film, Velasquez received FAMAS and Luna nominations for Best Actress. [4][5][6] The singer has three sisters; Cacai, Diane, and Deca; and a brother named Jojo. [214][215] According to Allan Policarpio of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, "Regine needed only to open her mouth and that celebrated voice would come out. [142] In November, she headlined the "R3.0 Concert" at the Mall of Asia Arena and two months later, with Alcasid, she played a four-date U.S. concert series titled Mr. and Mrs. [107][108], Following "Silver"'s cancellation, Velasquez restaged the concert on January 5, 2013. After adopting the stage name Regine Velasquez, she signed a recording contract with VIVA Records in 1987 and released her eponymous debut album containing the singles "Kung Maibabalik Ko Lang" and "Urong Sulong". [117][d] Velasquez won Best Inspirational Record for "Nathaniel (Gift of God)" and Best Christmas Recording for "Hele ni Inay" at the 27th Awit Awards,[119] while Hulog Ka Ng Langit won Album Cover of the Year at the 6th Star Awards for Music. [71] In May 2003, she embarked on the Martin-Regine World Concert Tour with Martin Nievera. [209] Velasquez has also received recognition for her work in television and film; she was given the Box Office Queen award in 2002,[166] the Star Awards for Television's Best Actress in 2002,[169] and the Golden Screen Awards' Best Actress in 2013. With Christopher De Leon, Regine Velasquez, Dingdong Dantes, Marissa Delgado. [234], Velasquez has been involved with several charitable organizations. [40] During production, she engaged Japanese songwriters including Mariya Takeuchi and Kazufumi Miyazawa. When they want me to sing love songs, they had to explain to me what it meant because I didn't know the feeling yet. 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"Naaalala Ka" (with Jericho Rosales) "Sundan ang Bituin" "Di Ka Mawawala sa Puso Ko" (with Jericho Rosales) "Kung Ako na Lang Sana" "Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka" "Ako'y Sa'yo, Ika'y Sa'kin" 2008 "Very Special Love" A Very Special Love "Tangi Kong Pangarap" I.T.A.L.Y. Morissette sings "Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka" | ASAP Chillout - YouTube. Directed by Louie Ignacio. It's just that when I'm on stage, with the adrenaline rush and all, you get excited. [129], For the third consecutive year, Velasquez appeared in a co-headlining concert at the Mall of Asia Arena in February 2016. [50] R2K has since been certified 12× platinum, becoming the highest-selling album by a female artist in the Philippines. She could sing seated, lying down or hoisted up in the air with a harness—no problem. ), and Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie. [9] Since her childhood, Velasquez has considered Sharon Cuneta a role model and credits Cuneta as a key inspiration who led her to pursue a musical career. 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[127] In the same year, Velasquez served as a judge on the sixth season of the reality talent television show StarStruck. [6] Her family moved to Hinundayan, Southern Leyte, where Velasquez spent the early years of her life. [124] She received accolades at the 47th Box Office Entertainment Awards,[125] 7th Star Awards for Music,[126] and 5th Edukcircle Awards for the production. He just took us to the beach for a picnic. [91] It includes tracks such as Billy Joel's "She's Always a Woman", Dan Fogelberg's "Leader of the Band", and Janis Ian's "At Seventeen". 8. [10], Velasquez started singing at age six;[9] she underwent intensive vocal training with her father, who immersed her neck-deep in sea water and had her go through vocal runs. [7][8] At age three, Velasquez became interested in music after listening to her father singing to lull her to sleep. [139] The following month, she announced her return to VIVA Records and that she had begun production of a new studio album called R3.0. [243] Throughout 2005, she appeared as the face of the Department of Tourism's travel promotion campaign. [62][63] AllMusic's David Gonzales called the album "an adventurous set" and praised the quality of the songwriting. [153][154], In 2020, Velasquez curated a televised virtual benefit concert titled "One Night with Regine", a collaboration with ABS-CBN to benefit Bantay Bata Foundation's COVID-19 response fund. [160][162] Velasquez continued to play leading roles in romantic comedies, appearing in Honey Nasa Langit Na Ba Ako (1998) with Janno Gibbs and Dahil May Isang Ikaw (1999) with Aga Muhlach. [133][134] In May, she embarked on the "Timeless" U.S. tour, visiting Chicago, Englewood, Pasadena, and San Diego. "[201] Many of her songs, particularly in Retro, Drawn, and R2K contained R&B, soul, and hip-hop elements. Its first disc consisted of new OPM (Original Philippine Music) recordings, and the second was comprised of hit cover versions including Madonna's "Papa Don't Preach" and the Eagles' "Love Will Keep Us Alive." [17] Henares served as an executive producer, and engaged songwriters Joaquin Francisco Sanchez and Vehnee Saturno. [257] She was ranked first in Female Network's 2011 countdown of the "Top 25 Best Filipina Singers"[208] and was included in Top 10 Asia magazine's list of "Ten Most Admired Female Singers in Asia". Community Audio. Morissette Amon unofficially sang Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka.mp3 download 3.3M Morissette covers Against All Odds (Mariah Carey) on Wish 107.5 Bus.mp3 download [245] In February 2020, she collaborated with beauty brand BYS and launched a line of makeup called "Reign". [57] Ricky Lo from The Philippine Star described the production as "electrifying" and complimented Velasquez's "boundless energy and creativity". Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka: 2003 Alexis: Louie Ignacio: Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell: 2003 Cielo: Mac Alejandre: Masikip sa Dibdib: 2004 Singer: Joyce Bernal: Cameo Till I Met You: 2006 Luisa: Mark Reyes: Paano Kita Iibigin: 2007 Martee: Joyce Bernal: Urduja: 2008 Urduja (voice) Mike Tuviera: Animated film She has been … [15] While rehearsing for the show, Velasquez caught the attention of Ronnie Henares, a producer and talent manager who signed her to a management deal. Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez was born on April 22, 1970, in Tondo, Manila,[2][3] to Teresita (née Ansong) and Gerardo Velasquez. [209] Velasquez credits the vocal training she received from her father as a child: That was in Leyte. [243][244] In August 2009, Velasquez released a line of women's perfume called "Reigne" and "Songbird" for the clothing brand Bench. [115], In November 2013, Velasquez's album Hulog Ka Ng Langit was released;[116] it received a platinum certification for two-week sales of 15,000 copies. [262], This article is about the singer. [120] In 2014, she worked with Nievera in a one-night show titled "Voices of Love",[121] with Gloc-9 on "Takipsilim",[122] and with Vice Ganda on "Push Mo Yan Teh". 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A long time ago. [47] AllMusic editor David Gonzales criticized the record's "infatuation with Western popular music" and called Velasquez's singing "self-assured" but rather "unimpressive". [8][51][52] On December 31, 1999, Velasquez was a featured musical act in 2000 Today,[8] a BBC millennium television special that attracted a worldwide audience of more than 800 million viewers with its core broadcast, beginning with the Kiribati Line Islands and culminating in American Samoa. [61] Two other singles, Tats Faustino's "Dadalhin" and Janno Gibbs' "Sa Aking Pag-iisa", were released from the album. [9] She would listen to her mother play guitar and piano while her father sang,[9] and referenced Sharon Cuneta's "Mr. DJ" as one of the first songs she learned. [160] Her first television role came in 2000 in an episode of the IBC-13's weekly drama series Habang May Buhay as Piolo Pascual's cancer-stricken love interest. "[212], Velasquez's vocal style and singing ability have significantly impacted Philippine popular and contemporary music. [95][b]In May 2009, she appeared on the television documentary Roots to Riches, which chronicles her personal and professional struggles, and includes musical performances filmed in her hometown Malolos. [219], Filipino pop, hip-hop, and R&B artists Aicelle Santos,[220] Charice,[221] Erik Santos,[222] Jona Viray,[220] Julie Anne San Jose,[220] KZ Tandingan,[223] Kyla,[223] Maricris Garcia,[224] Mark Bautista,[225] Morissette Amon,[220] Toni Gonzaga,[226] and Yeng Constantino—among others—have cited Velasquez as an influence. [64], In February 2002, Velasquez won the inaugural MTV Asia Award for Favorite Artist Philippines. [217], Velasquez's use of vocal belting has been subject to scrutiny because young singers, including contestants on television talent shows, have imitated her singing technique. Last Friday, August 3, on Magandang Buhay, Ogie Alcasid revealed that the inspiration of his original song ‘Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka’ was his wife Regine Velasquez whom he … [1] She has also paid tribute to Filipino songwriters, including George Canseco, Rey Valera, Basil Valdez, Ryan Cayabyab, and Willy Cruz. [56] She also performed a concert at the Westin Philippine Plaza that year, which spawned the release of her first live album Regine Live: Songbird Sings the Classics in December 2000. [100][103] After receiving the Magna Award at the Myx Music Awards 2011,[104] Velasquez took a hiatus from public engagements following the confirmation of her pregnancy. 1. [250], Velasquez is a born again Christian. [40] She has often been criticized, however, for excessive use of belting and oversinging. [137], Velasquez hosted the late-night television comedy and variety show Full House Tonight,[138] which ran from February to May 2017. [158] She continued to appear in a series of supporting roles in comedies that include Pik Pak Boom (1988) and Elvis and James 2 (1990). [48][a] A year after its release, the album was certified 4× platinum. After being signed to Polygram Records, Velasquez gained recognition in Southeast and East Asia with her albums Listen Without Prejudice (1994) and My Love Emotion (1995), the first of which became her best-selling record, and produced "In Love With You", her most successful single of the 1990s. Morissette received bashing from several netizens for not hitting the highest note of Regine Velasquez’s song ‘Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka’. [34][35] The single was later included on her fourth studio album Reason Enough. [39] AllMusic's David Gonzales called the record "adventurous" and said, "Cheung's presence on the duet had much to do with the overseas success". I do try to hold back [because] otherwise I'd be screaming the whole show, that's not good. [195], As a child, Velasquez enjoyed listening to her father singing classic songs to lull her to sleep;[9] she was drawn to traditional songs rather than nursery rhymes because of this routine. The movie is Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka and the theme song of the same title is of course, an Ogie Alcasid song. [In the ring] there’s no pressure so it’s easier … but in the water, you have no choice but to punch harder. [112] The following month, she co-headlined in "Foursome" alongside Alcasid, Fernandez, and Nievera. [73] That year in November, she had a concert residency named Songbird Sings Streisand, a tribute to American singer and actor Barbra Streisand, at Makati's Onstage Theatre. [15][16] At the suggestion of Fernandez's husband and the show's co-host Martin Nievera, Velasquez adopted the stage name "Regine". The film premiered at the Manila Film Festival in July 2003. [197] On several occasions, Velasquez has cited Barbra Streisand as her main influence and musical inspiration, saying; "I look up to [Streisand] not just because of her enormous talent, but because of her fearlessness and dedication to excellence, her willingness to take risks and to be different". [152] She was confirmed as the 2019 face of Australian beauty brand BYS and released the promotional single "I Am Beautiful" for the brand's "Be Your Own Expert" campaign. [198][199] Velasquez has also been influenced by many Filipino artists; early in her career, she cited Kuh Ledesma, Joey Albert, Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera, and Pops Fernandez as her role models. "[207] Manila Bulletin said; "Most of our top selling new female singers are still and mere parrots of [Velasquez] in terms of vocal acrobatics and predilection to show off her high range". [83] In October 2006, she performed a concert, titled "Twenty" at the Araneta Coliseum, which won her Best Female Major Concert Act and Entertainer of the Year award at the 20th Aliw Awards. [165] Pangako Ikaw Lang became the highest-grossing Filipino film of 2001. [83] Unlike its predecessor, this contains songs by foreign artists, including Alanis Morissette's "Head Over Feet", Blondie's "Call Me", and Elvis Presley's "Blue Suede Shoes". [39], For her seventh studio album Retro (1996), Velasquez recorded cover versions of 1970s and 1980s hit singles by artists including Donna Summer, Foreigner, and the Carpenters. [200], Velasquez's early-career music includes elements of traditional OPM love songs. In 1987, Velasquez signed a record deal with VIVA Records and released her eponymous debut album. Nagpasalamat ang singer na si Morissette Amon kay Regine Velasquez dahil sa ginawa nitong pagtatanggol sa kanya. [3] Velasquez went on to win the competition and was signed to a record deal with OctoArts International. 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IN COLLECTIONS. In December, Velasquez next starred alongside Bong Revilla in Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell. She followed this with 1996's Retro, a cover album incorporating elements of rhythm and blues, jazz, and disco music. "[214] Velasquez has also been recognized for playing a pivotal role in creating the "blue print" for becoming a "singing icon". [75] Later that month, she and Alcasid performed a concert at the Araneta Coliseum to promote the album[76] and embarked on the Songbird & the Songwriter Tour of North America that April. [My father] had scoliosis and he was working at a construction site; he wasn’t earning enough. [201] She described how she developed her musical style, saying; "I was only 16 and people didn't know what to do with me. [147][158], In 1995, Velasquez began working with composer Ryan Cayabyab on the musical theater production of José Rizal's Noli Me Tángere, where she played the female lead, María Clara. ", which was written for the project and appears on her fifteenth studio album. [37] She worked with songwriters including Glenn Medeiros, Trina Belamide, and John Laudon. [104], Velasquez has sold more than seven million records in the Philippines and a further million and a half in Asia, making her the biggest-selling Filipino artist of all time. For her self-titled album, see, "We were very poor but we were happy. [20] Other notable singles from the album include "Anak and "Sa Ugoy Ng Duyan". [147][159] Her first leading role was a music teacher in the romantic comedy Wanted: Perfect Mother (1996). Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka ... she issued the double-length album Fantasy. AudioTrack 04 ... download 811 Files download 171 Original. Regine Velasquez was born on April 22, 1970 in Manila, Philippines as Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez. [40] The album made combined regional and domestic sales of 250,000 copies. [68] In April, she headlined a benefit concert called "One Night with Regine" at the National Museum of the Philippines, which was a collaboration with ABS-CBN Foundation to benefit Bantay Bata Foundation's child abuse response fund. Tagala Talaga, Velasquez's third studio album, was released in October 1991 and featured cover versions of Filipino songs written by National Artist for Music recipients Ryan Cayabyab, Lucio San Pedro and Levi Celerio. 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Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez (or simply ‘Regine Velasquez’) is a Filipino singer and actress. [143][144][145], In 2018, she hosted the television talent show The Clash, served as a judge on ABS-CBN's revival of the Idol franchise series Idol Philippines, and hosted the musical variety show ASAP Natin' To. [113] For both of these shows, Velasquez received four nominations at the 5th Star Awards for Music,[114] winning Best Female Major Concert Act for "Silver" and Concert of the Year for "Foursome". [35] David Gonzales of AllMusic described the album as "more attuned to international ears" and said Velasquez's vocals are "thin and unimpressive". After leaving Polygram Records, Velasquez signed a joint deal with Los Angeles-based producer Mark J. Feist and VIVA Records, and released an album titled Drawn (1998). [65][66] She performed "Cry" with Mandy Moore to promote the theatrical release of Moore's film A Walk to Remember. [242], Velasquez has been involved in brand marketing initiatives for American fast food restaurant chains Wendy's and KFC. [80][81] Its songs were originally recorded by Filipino male artists and was her most expensive cover album to produce due in part to the cost of securing licensing rights for songs by local songwriters,[80][81] including, Ariel Rivera's "Minsan Lang Kita Iibigan", Basil Valdez's "Say That You Love Me", and Nonoy Zuñiga's "Araw Gabi". [174], Although Velasquez did not make any film appearances in 2004, she made her primetime television debut in the drama series Forever In My Heart,[175] in which she was reunited with Gomez, and worked alongside Ariel Rivera and Dawn Zulueta. Sarah Geronimo. [194] The film premiered at the 2019 Cinema One Originals Film Festival. [236] The documentary is about the plight of homeless children in Payatas, Quezon City, one of the Philippines' largest open dumpsites,[235] and was nominated for the UNICEF Child Rights Award. [193], Velasquez played a widowed woman who is smitten with a pop star (Rayt Carreon), in Nigel Santos' independent film Yours Truly, Shirley (2019). But to sing with Regine is, I'm in heaven. [60][a], In November and December 2005, Velasquez had an eight-day concert residency named "Reflections" at the Aliw Theater. [99] Fantasy received a platinum certification[c] and earned three nominations at the 3rd Star Awards for Music. Critics have called her "Asia's songbird"[28][213] and she is often cited as one of Filipino music's most influential artists. Then came Regine Velasquez, who also launched her own singing career the 'birit' way. [218] According to Boy Abunda, "Most of the young female singers currently making waves in the industry are cut from the same biritera [belter] cloth as Regine Velasquez". [72] The following month, Velasquez returned to host the second season of Search for a Star. [201] Elvin Luciano of CNN Philippines wrote; "During her [initial] phase, she proved that Filipino love songs don't have to come pre-packaged in the kundiman-rooted love ballad". [251] She also said she had been attending Victory Christian Fellowship. [186] She left the show for health reasons and was replaced by Iza Calzado. She appeared in Songbird, a weekly late-night musical television show that featured performances by a musical guest. [239] In November 2013, proceeds from the sales of her album Hulog Ka Ng Langit were donated to the Philippine Red Cross in support of the Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) relief. [85][86] In 2007, she became co-host of the reality television show Celebrity Duets, an interactive music competition based on the original US show. [48] She recorded covers of other artists' songs, including Jeffrey Osborne's "On the Wings of Love", Dionne Warwick's "I'll Never Love This Way Again", Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing", and ABBA's Dancing Queen. [37], During the mid-1990s to early 2000s, Velasquez's albums consisted primarily of cover versions of international material because of its commercial viability, and Filipinos' preference for American music. [196], Velasquez's music is influenced by artists such as Sheena Easton, Angela Bofill, Whitney Houston, and Mariah Carey in her early years. [1][197] She admires Houston for her "style and R&B influence", and was impressed with Carey's songwriting. Gladys Guevarra (born February 22, 1977) is a Filipina singer and comedian, and a former housemate in Pinoy Big Brother Early life. [140][161] Later in 1996, she starred alongside Donna Cruz and Mikee Cojuangco in the musical comedy Do Re Mi. [31][32] The album's lead single, titled "Buhay Ng Buhay Ko", was originally recorded by Leah Navarro and was written by Pedero,[33][31] with whom Velasquez had worked on Nineteen 90. During this period, Velasquez ventured into acting, playing leading roles in the romantic comedy film Pangako Ikaw Lang (2001)—for which she received a Box Office Entertainment Award—and the drama series Maalaala Mo Kaya (2002), which earned her a Star Award for Best Actress. 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