Pinoy singers now making waves online-A A +A
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
MUSIC. That's what Filipinos are known for. For instance, international artists like Lea Salonga, Arnel Pineda, Jessica Sanchez, and The Madrigal Singers wow many people across the globe of their distinctive talents.
It is not anymore a surprise when too many Filipinos are now making waves on Youtube.
1. Joseph Vincent (hoorahjencar)
Joined the YouTube music scene on June 6, 2007, his channel has been viewed more than 73 million times and has a total of 378,518 subscribers.
Listeners will enjoy Joseph's cool soothing voice as he sings his acoustic covers of different songs. Recenlty, he released his debut album Blue Skies featuring 11 original tracks by him. His album is available on iTunes.
Music Videos to watch: Blue Skies (352,739 hits), If You Stay (5,842,111 hits), S.A.D. (Single Awareness Day) (1,391,487 hits)
2. Gabe Bondoc (gabebondoc)
Gabe Bondoc is also popular for his acoustic covers of many popular songs. What makes him standout is his own rendition of the songs he covers.
Gabe has released six albums, two of which are full length albums. His full length albums are The Summertime and Timing. His other three albums are The Spring 2011 EP, Gentleman EP, and Hi, My Name is Gabe. Gabe's channel has a total of 266,845 subscribers and has been viewed more than 47 million times.
Music videos to watch: "Love Story" - A TS Cover (Romeo's Perspective) (2,465,236 hits), When You Say (Nine) (1,404,577 hits), You're It (1,531,847 hits)
3. JR Aquino (JRAquinomusic)
The singer and song-writer of the song "By Chance (You and I)" has garnered more than 42 million views and 545,859 subscribers since he began his channel since 2009. Recently, he released his first debut album This Time Around featuring 11 original sings. Viewers will enjoy his collaborations with other artists and funny videos. Similar to Gabe and Joseph, JR also has a wide array of acoustic covers.
MVs to watch: By Chance (You & I) (6,711,946 hits), Thinking About You (Cover) (3,028,072 hits), and The Lazy Song (Cover) feature JRA, Victor Kim, & Chester See (1,189,802 hits).
Now, put your earphones on and get your eyes on Youtube.
You can also buy their albums and some singles on iTunes.
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on October 30, 2013.