Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time Bands/Musicians
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Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time

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The best OPM, or original Pilipino music artists list, including Eraserheads and Aegis, ranked best to worst by votes. This list of original Pilipino music bands includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Original Pilipino Music, now more commonly termed Original Pinoy Music or Original Pilipino Music or OPM for short, emerged in the 70s as to Philippine pop songs and grew more popular in the 80s in 90s when new filipino bands, like Smokey Mountain and Donna Cruz came on the scene. 

This list of OPM bands is shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all original Pilipino music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest original Pilipino music bands of all time, since the most famous artists are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans. If you are a fan and you see that your favorite band is missing from this original Pinoy music list, go ahead and add them!
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    Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music More
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    Experimental classical music, Music of the Philippines, Comedy rock More
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    Indie pop, Ballad, Cello rock More
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    Ballad, Pop music, Rock music More
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    Pop music, Manila Sound, Music of the Philippines More
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    Pop punk, Heavy metal, Pop rock More
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    Pop music, Reggae, Pop rock More
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    Acoustic music, Soul music, Music of the Philippines More
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    Indie pop, Pop music, Grunge More
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    Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Jazz More
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    Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines More
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    Franco

    Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock More
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    Neocolours

    Music of the Philippines More
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    Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Ballad More
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    Moonstar88

    Rock music, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines More
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    Emo, Pop rock, Alternative rock More
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    True Faith

    Pop rock, Experimental music, Alternative rock More
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    Imago

    Music of the Philippines More
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    Pop music, Musical theatre, Classical music More
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    Pop music, Emo, Pop rock More
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    Rock music, Soft rock, Music of the Philippines More
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    Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock More
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    Ballad, Pop music, Acoustic music More
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    Shamrock

    Music of the Philippines More
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    Rocksteddy

    Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines More
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    Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock More
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    Pop punk, Pop rock, Alternative rock More
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    Gary Valenciano

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    Excellent Pop/Lite Rock, Ballad Singer. 
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    Adult contemporary music, Ballad, Pop music More
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    New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock More
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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Classical music More
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    Sampaguita

    Music of the Philippines More
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    Pop music, Novelty song, Music of the Philippines More
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    Experimental rock, Jazz fusion, Pop rock More
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    Rock music, Comedy, Music of the Philippines More
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    Acoustic music, Pop rock, Alternative rock More
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    Urbandub

    Experimental rock, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock More
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    Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Pop rock More
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    Nu metal, Experimental rock, Heavy metal More
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    Pop music, Rock music, Classical music More
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    General Luna

    Rock music, Progressive rock, Music of the Philippines More
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    Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock More
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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Music of the Philippines More
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    Ska, Rock music, Reggae More
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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music More
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    Noise rock, Nu metal, Emo More
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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Dance music More
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    Hip hop music, Rap music, Pop rap More
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    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music More
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    Ballad, Pop music, Rock music More
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