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Do you love original Pilipino music, otherwise known as OPM? If so, you're at the right place. This is the best OPM, or original Pilipino music artists list, including artists such as the Eraserheads and Aegis as well as Sarah Geronimo and Yeng Constantino. OPM may also be read as original Pinoy music or original Philippine music, but they all refer to the same thing, and that is Filipino pop songs and ballads.

These are the best original Pilipino music artists of all time, ranked best to worst by fans. Originating in Manila, OPM emerged in the 70s and grew more popular in the 80s and 90s when new filipino bands like Smokey Mountain and Donna Cruz came on the scene.. This list of original Pilipino music bands includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution since that time and is an up-to-date list.

Many of the songs are in English--but great tagalog music can also be categorized as OPM. This list of OPM bands includes additional details about the artists, including other genres they play and a brief overview of them if available. These are truly the greatest original Pilipino music bands of all time, since true fans have voted for them.

So 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! After all, this is supposed to be a complete list of the best original Pilipino music artists and bands.

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The Eraserheads is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
EdwardJohnCampanero added The Eraserheads Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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2
2,330 421
Parokya ni Edgar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Parokya ni Edgar Experimental classical music, Music of the Philippines, Comedy rock

3
1,675 331
Rivermaya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Rivermaya Indie pop, Pop music, Grunge

4
1,836 435
Silent Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Silent Sanctuary Indie pop, Ballad, Cello rock

5
1,221 299
Kamikazee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Kamikazee Pop punk, Heavy metal, Pop rock

6
1,087 266
Up Dharma Down is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
McTanBarbasa added Up Dharma Down Experimental rock, Jazz fusion, Pop rock

7
1,023 276
Apo Hiking Society is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Apo Hiking Society Pop music, Manila Sound, Music of the Philippines

8
1,376 441
Yeng Constantino is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Yeng Constantino Ballad, Pop music, Rock music

9
1,002 312
M.Y.M.P. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
M.Y.M.P. Acoustic music, Soul music, Music of the Philippines

10
743 232
Moonstar88 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Moonstar88 Rock music, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines

11
666 201
Itchyworms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Itchyworms Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

12
687 222
Sponge Cola is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Sponge Cola Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines

13
697 240
6cyclemind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
6cyclemind Pop music, Reggae, Pop rock

14
706 252
Callalily is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Callalily Emo, Pop rock, Alternative rock

15
468 141
Siakol is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
AgentCiro added Siakol

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293 57
Bamboo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
grxxxx added Bamboo Rock music, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock

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679 261
Aegis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Aegis Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines

18
444 144
Sugarfree is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Sugarfree Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock

19
386 119
The Dawn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
The Dawn New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock

20
438 152
True Faith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
True Faith Pop rock, Experimental music, Alternative rock

21
444 166
Kitchie Nadal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Kitchie Nadal Acoustic music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

22
455 178
Imago is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Imago Music of the Philippines

23
745 352
Sarah Geronimo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Sarah Geronimo Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Ballad

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312 101
Introvoys is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
pmoronce added Introvoys New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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395 154
Hale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Hale Acoustic music, Dream pop, Pop rock

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448 190
Freestyle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Freestyle Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

27
353 133
Urbandub is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Urbandub Experimental rock, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock

28
476 212
Rocksteddy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Rocksteddy Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines

29
477 214
Lea Salonga is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Lea Salonga Pop music, Musical theatre, Classical music

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415 183
Gary Valenciano is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
DougSchwartz added Gary Valenciano Pop music, Dance music, Manila Sound - Excellent Pop/Lite Rock, Ballad Singer. 

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325 126
Neocolours is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Neocolours Music of the Philippines

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235 72
Teeth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
easelmanes added Teeth Pop music, Grunge, Alternative rock

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287 120
Orange and Lemons is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Orange and Lemons Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock

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330 162
Regine Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Regine Velasquez Adult contemporary music, Ballad, Pop music

35
323 157
Franco is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Franco Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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329 164
Juris Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Juris Fernandez Ballad, Pop music, Acoustic music

37
304 146
Mayonnaise is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Mayonnaise Pop punk, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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320 168
Cueshé is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Cueshé Pop music, Emo, Pop rock

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293 160
Shamrock is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Shamrock Music of the Philippines

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240 119
Brownman Revival is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Brownman Revival Ska, Rock music, Reggae

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186 82
After Image is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
After Image Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock

42
264 147
Ogie Alcasid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Ogie Alcasid Pop music, Novelty song, Music of the Philippines

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102 19
Wolfgang is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
John Ray SF Aventino added Wolfgang Grunge, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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223 121
Andrew E. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Andrew E. Hip hop music, Rap music, Pop rap

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185 92
Sampaguita is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time

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114 36
Asin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
RodPatrick added Asin Rock music, Folk rock, Manila Sound

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94 22
Juan De la Cruz Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
RodPatrick added Juan De la Cruz Band Blues-rock, Rock music, Manila Sound

48
224 141
Michael V is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Michael V Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music

49
236 154
Arnel Pineda is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Arnel Pineda Rock music, Soft rock, Music of the Philippines

50
86 21
Alamid is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Jhonny Co added Alamid