Ate Vi’s message to those against ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal, Mocha flaunts flat belly in workout video, dismisses pregnancy rumors, Mariel Padilla shuns rumor linking husband Robin to Mocha Uson, Sharon Cuneta to Kakie turning 20: ‘You deserve nothing less’, Acer Philippines welcomes you to its first flagship store, 16 new COVID-19 patients confirmed to be UK variant carriers — DOH, Banks tighten credit standards as lingering pandemic raises risk aversion. [251], Throughout Velasquez's career, she has collected many honors and awards, including MTV Asia's Favorite Artist Philippines in 2002[66] and 2003,[252] and the Aliw Awards' Entertainer of the Year in 2007, 2009, and 2019. [15] At the behest of another OctoArts recording artist Pops Fernandez, she was invited to appear on the late-night television show The Penthouse Live!. [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. [184][185] The following year, she teamed with Dingdong Dantes in the television series I Heart You, Pare! [3] She qualified and became the show's senior division winner, defending her spot for eight consecutive weeks. [88] She also featured in the musical television special The Best of Me, which was filmed at her residence in Quezon City. ), and Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie. [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. [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. You are and will always be my eternal and I love you with all my heart,” wrote Ogie Alcasid for his wife Regine Velasquez who just recently turned 50 years old. Already tagged. 109 I must’ve been 7 years old. The ABS-CBN Christmas Special, a yearly event since the early 2000s, was very different in 2020. Regine Velasquez-Alcasid's Instagram Regine gets a No. [140] In August 2017, a cover of Up Dharma Down's 2010 song "Tadhana" was released as a promotional single. [18] Three singles were released in 1987; "Kung Maibabalik Ko Lang", " Urong Sulong", and "Isang Lahi". [98], Velasquez's next album, a double CD set called Fantasy, was released in December 2010. Netizens praised the couple’s use of their talent to inspire people with the song penned by Alcasid and first released in 2016. [148] For the show, Velasquez won the awards for Best Collaboration in a Concert and Entertainer of the Year at the 32nd Aliw Awards,[149] having won the top honor in 2007 and 2009. [70], At the 2003 MTV Asia Awards, Velasquez won her second consecutive award for Favorite Artist Philippines. Velasquez’s upcoming show comes a year after her “Unified” concert with fellow singer Sarah Geronimo in the Smart Araneta Coliseum. [3] Velasquez went on to win the competition and was signed to a record deal with OctoArts International. Referred to as "Asia's songbird", she is regarded for her vocal range and belting technique, and has consistently been credited with inspiring a generation of Filipino singers. View the profiles of people named Regine Velasquez. But to sing with Regine is, I'm in heaven. Today marks the last day of regional broadcast services from ABS-CBN’s local “TV Patrol” editions after three decades on free-to-air television. [4][5][6] The singer has three sisters; Cacai, Diane, and Deca; and a brother named Jojo. After spending Christmas in Manila, Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez along with their son Nate flew to Sydney, Australia to spend time with Ogie’s kids with ex-wife Michelle Van Eimeren and their family there. [60][a], In November and December 2005, Velasquez had an eight-day concert residency named "Reflections" at the Aliw Theater. Critics have called her "Asia's songbird"[28][213] and she is often cited as one of Filipino music's most influential artists. The two power performers will hold their very first concert together in February 2020 JOINT CONCERT. On her latest Instagram, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid shared that she's really loving the song "Balang Araw" from the talented performer. "[233] American singer Brian McKnight who co-headlined a concert with Velasquez, has complimented her singing, stating; "I got to sing onstage with Regine and it was one of the best experiences ever because she's one of the best singers I've ever heard". [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. [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. "[201] Many of her songs, particularly in Retro, Drawn, and R2K contained R&B, soul, and hip-hop elements. [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. [128] In November 2015, Velasquez headlined a four-date concert residency called "Regine at the Theater", which featured songs from musicals, . The destruction to life and property brought about by recent super typhoon Rolly and succeeding typhoon Ulysses in the last quarter of the year that ravaged the Bicol and Cagayan Valley regions and other places in the country prompted the big-hearted Gabay Guro prime movers of the PLDT-Smart Foundation to organize a fundraiser and extend help to affected teachers, students and schools. [17] Henares served as an executive producer, and engaged songwriters Joaquin Francisco Sanchez and Vehnee Saturno. [58][59] Despite being criticized for the technical mixing,[59] the album was certified 6× platinum. [28] French composer Michel Legrand described working with Velasquez, saying "It's tough to sing a song after Barbra Streisand, I will tell you. [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. The unfortunate development is the latest service affected by the denial of ABS-CBN’s franchise by the House of Representatives on July 10, which has now reached ABS-CBN Regional’s operations. 1 Istorya SOUNDS FAMILIAR - Baby A. Gil (The Philippine Star) - May 6, 2020 - 12:00am 3 talking about this. "[212], Velasquez's vocal style and singing ability have significantly impacted Philippine popular and contemporary music. She expanded her career into reality talent television shows, serving as a presenter on Star for a Night (2002), Pinoy Pop Superstar (2004), and The Clash (2018); and as a judge on StarStruck (2015) and Idol Philippines (2019). [53][54][55], Velasquez headlined and directed the R2K Concert at the Araneta Coliseum in April 2000,[56] which won her Best Female Major Concert Act at the 13th Aliw Awards. [99][100] The first disc is composed of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) recordings and the second includes covers of international singles such as Madonna's "Papa Don't Preach", Toronto's "What About Love", and the Eagles' "Love Will Keep Us Alive". Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez was born on April 22, 1970, in Tondo, Manila,[2][3] to Teresita (née Ansong) and Gerardo Velasquez. [173] In December, Velasquez next starred alongside Bong Revilla in Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell. [159] Vic Del Rosario, head of VIVA Entertainment's film production arm, saw Velasquez in one of her performances and offered her a starring role in a film. [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. REGINE VELASQUEZ – OPM icon and Kapamilya singer Regine Velasquez just turned 50 years old and this how she celebrated amid quarantine. [216] Many critics complimented her work, often singling out Velasquez's influence; Elvin Luciano, writing for CNN Philippines, described her "legitimacy" as "enough to secure a space in pop culture" and said her musical career "continues to influence generations of OPM patrons and songbird wannabes up to this day"[201] while according to The Philippine Star, "If one were to go by records and distinctions made, Regine Velasquez would win, hands down". 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". [94] The album sold more than 25,000 copies within two months of its release and was certified platinum. [28], Velasquez's sixth studio album My Love Emotion was released in 1995. [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. Among the most popular celebrity couples in the Philippine showbiz industry are Ogie Alcasid and his wife, Regine . [49] Commercially, R2K sold more than 40,000 copies in its second week of release and earned a platinum certification. [28][257] Eight of her albums have each sold in excess of 200,000 copies. ", which was written for the project and appears on her fifteenth studio album. "[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". WATCH: "Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya" ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID 2020 On November 27, the lyric video was released ahead of the premiere of the music video. Regine Velasquez Shares Nate’s Photo w/ Late Grandfather REGINE VELASQUEZ – The Philippines’ Asia’s Songbird took to social media a photo of Nate with Ogie Alcasid’s late father. On her Instagram post, Rochelle shared a cute photo of Arthur with their daughter Shiloh. Regine Velasquez performs at an exclusive digital concert for fans on Valentine's Day. [261] In December 2007, Velasquez was honored with a star on the Philippines' Walk of Fame. [3], In 1987, Velasquez signed with VIVA Records and released her debut album Regine. "Ten years with you," Velasquez wrote as she posted a photo showing them exchanging a sweet kiss during the ABS-CBN Christmas Special. [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. Velasquez is well-known for her belting prowess which has been noted for its incredible range, power, technical ability and also for her versatility and reinvention. [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. We support the OPM's King, Songwriter, Living Legend, Music Icon, husband of Ms. Regine and a father of Leila, Sarah and Nate, Mr. Ogie Alcasid Regine Velasquez couldn’t help but comment on fake news that her husband, singer Ogie Alcasid, passed away. Then came Regine Velasquez, who also launched her own singing career the 'birit' way. Having sold more than seven million records domestically and a further million and a half in Asia, Velasquez is the best-selling music artist of all time in the Philippines. [140][161] Later in 1996, she starred alongside Donna Cruz and Mikee Cojuangco in the musical comedy Do Re Mi. Let's check, How Rich is Gloc 9 in 2020-2021? "Alam kong mahirap ang buhay ngayon kaya naman [109][110] The concert received generally favorable reviews; Manila Bulletin's Jojo Panaligan called it a "redemption of reputation",[111] while Dolly Anne Carvajal of the Philippine Daily Inquirer said Velasquez did not fail to make up for the initial cancellation of the show. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Velasquez will hold her digital concert on February 14, Valentine's Day, with live streaming on KTX. [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". Acting career. The Asia's Songbird is back on the concert stage with FREEDOM : A Regine Velasquez-Alcasid Digital Concert streaming this February 14 2021! [46][a], Velasquez produced most of her next album R2K,[47] which was released on November 27, 1999. She was supposed to hold shows in North America with Megastar Sharon Cuneta beginning last May, but the two decided to postpone the concert tour amid global concern on the spread of the novel coronavirus disease. [6] Her family moved to Hinundayan, Southern Leyte, where Velasquez spent the early years of her life. [245] In February 2020, she collaborated with beauty brand BYS and launched a line of makeup called "Reign". [28] Soon after, British theatrical producer Cameron Mackintosh invited Velasquez to audition for the West End production of the musical Miss Saigon. Stand up and be recognized! [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. [44][49][204] Velasquez's eleventh studio album Reigne is an OPM album that she described as "songs influenced by the music, artists, and genres that I enjoy listening to,"[201] and included tracks that are melancholic, sensual, and poetic. Regine joined Ogie in October 2018, after being an artist of GMA-7 for 20 years, with her last ten years in the network as an exclusive talent. ", "14 romantic spots from movies, TV shows", "Robin & Regine: Will history repeat itself? [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. [237] In 2009, Velasquez headlined a benefit television special called After The Rain: A Hopeful Christmas in the aftermath of Typhoon Ketsana (Ondoy). Regine Velasquez is set to do an online concert in time for Valentine's and she is making her sure her gay following is up to date. A long time ago. [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. ABS-CBN CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2020. It's just that when I'm on stage, with the adrenaline rush and all, you get excited. [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. [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. [60][a] The following year, Velasquez worked with Filipino songwriters for material on her eleventh studio album Reigne. 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