Regine Velasquez is one of the most popular and beloved singing sensations in the Philippines and around the world. She hit her first big break through her winning performance in the 1989 Asia-Pacific Singing Contest in Hong Kong where she won the Grand Prize. Since then, she has become an internationally acclaimed star, a Queen of Philippine pop, and one of the most influential personalities in Philippine showbiz.
A Life of Successful Careers
Regine Velasquez was born in the small town of Tondo, Manila on April 22, 1970. She began singing at age six, and by the time she turned 18, she had already released her self-titled debut album. After her success in the contest, she shot to fame and released four more albums in the span of four years. Her albums were all certified gold and platinum, making her the first and only Filipino artist to do so. In addition to singing, she starred in three movies, “Mahal Ako, Mahal Mo Rin Ako”, “Miss CCU” and “Jabar”.
Velasquez also made a niche for herself as a popular TV host of her own talk shows, “Love Hotline” and “Red Hot Show”. She also ventured into Broadway musicals in the late 90s, and starred in the Broadway production of "Rent". Her successful career in the Philippines had reach international level in 2000 when she accepted an invitation to join the prestigious Asian Tour by the Hong Kong concert promoter, Sun City Concerts & Events. The tour was two-month long and she performed to sold-out audiences during her highly-acclaimed tour.
Recording and Endorsements
In 2003, Regine Velasquez signed a recording deal with the world-renowned label, Universal Records. Under this recording deal, she made her first international release outside Asia titled “R2K”, which featured duets with famous international artists like Ricky Martin and Celine Dion. The album went on to become one of the highest-selling albums of the year. Velasquez went on to release four more albums under Universal Records in the following years.
The phenomenal singer has also been the face of many popular brands in the Philippines, appearing in campaigns for several global companies. She has also endorsed a number of products such as cellular phones, kitchen appliances, hair care products and other household items.
Awards, Accolades, Achievements
Throughout her illustrious career, Regine Velasquez has bagged many world renowned awards and accolades. She has been recognized by the International Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences as the “Best Female Artist” three times. She is a six-time winner of the Awit Awards and seven-time recipient of the My Music Awards.
In 2012, she was recognized by the Philippine Senate in Senate Resolution No. 790. The resolution commended her for her immense contribution to the Philippine music industry. In 2015, she was honored with the “Icon of Music” award at the 21st Awit Awards.
Aside from awards and recognitions, she has also held various headlining concerts in the country and overseas, making her one of the most in-demand and highest-paid artists in the industry.
The Star in a Digital World
Regine Velasquez is also no stranger to the digital world. She uses her official Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts to keep her followers and fans updated with her latest projects and activities, and to share her gratitude on her successes and achievements.
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The Phenomenal Diva of OPM
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