Upsize your love for Original Pilipino Music
On Spotify, despite the presence of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) playlists, these remain outnumbered by playlists showcasing foreign songs. As of this writing, the same commercial music streaming service's “Top 50 Chart for Philippines” signifies OPM ...
Using sing-alongs to push Original Pilipino Music
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TURN on the radio and chances are what is playing is the latest big pop hit from the US. Despite decades of promotion, OPM (Original Pilipino Music) still makes relatively rare appearances on the top charts of pop stations. Even on Spotify, OPM ...
Musicians, composers urge the public: 'Wag maliitin ang notang Pinoy!
The community released a video detailing the best parts of Original Pilipino Music (OPM), hoping to inspire more people to share their feelings for the genre. Singer Dingdong Avanzado quipped, "Nothing compares to OPM when we want to express how we ...
The arts and the new dispensation
In the first few weeks of the new dispensation that rallies Filipinos behind the motto, “Change is coming,” there are very good signs that the arts community will finally get a share of the national attention it deserves. Original Pilipino music singer ...
Renowned UP Concert Chorus touring North and South America
Instead, the 16 singers have mastered the winning combination of vibrant choreography with gorgeous harmonies, for selections ranging from classical staples to Broadway songs, Original Pilipino Music (OPM) and pop. Its current “CHOReo 'Cappella 2016, ...
Dingdong Avanzado pays homage to English OPM
27 as the OPM (Original Pilipino Music) luminaries of the 70s and 80s grace the stage of The Theatre at Solaire in an evening of enduring songs that will surely strike a chord in a concert dubbed as The OPM Legends – The Reunion concert. Rey Valera ...
Songs that rekindle Pinoys' nationalist, patriotic spirit
The month of June 2016 saw a resurgence of Original Pilipino Music (OPM). Dozens of local acts gathered in different venues all over the metro for the annual “Fête de la Musique.” Coincidentally, the music festival took place in the same month as the ...
Mainstreaming Original Pilipino Music
There exists a difference between international Original Pilipino Music (OPM) concerts that cater exclusively to an OFW audience, and those that engage with listeners beyond the Filipino diaspora, where consumer markets are defined not so much by a ...
A new day for Original Pilipino Music
A new day for Original Pilipino Music. A new day dawns on Filipino music with PhilPOP. Rachel Alejandro. Published 3:39 AM, July 13, 2012. Updated 6:34 PM, July 13, 2012. RACHEL WITH DAD HAJJI and Ryan Cayabyab at the rehearsals for the PhilPOP ...