Bands/Musicians Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here

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List of Manila bands, listed by their level of fame. This Manila musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Manila bands are included, as well as many Manila musicians of underground status. This list of Manila musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Manila bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Regine Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Adult contemporary music, Ballad, Pop music Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez, better known as Regine Velasquez, is a Filipino recording artist and actress, and is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range. She was hailed by ...more

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Sandara Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music Sandara Park, better known as Dara, is a South Korean idol singer, actress, and model. She is best known as being a member and the director of communications of the South Korean girl group 2NE1. ...more

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Jett Pangan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Jett Pangan is a Filipino singer and guitarist best known for fronting the Filipino rock bands The Dawn, formed in 1985 and still active to date, and the defunct Jett Pangan Group.

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Michael V is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music Michael V., also known as "Bitoy", is a Filipino comedian, actor, impersonator, director, composer, singer, rapper, voice artist and parodist, who appears in the GMA Network show ...more

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Kyla is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Melanie C. Alvarez, better known by her stage name Kyla, is a Filipino R&B singer-songwriter, producer, occasional actress and presenter dubbed as the Philippines' "Queen of ...more

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Rachelle Ann Go is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Pop rock Rachelle Ann Villalobos Go is a Filipino singer, model and actress who won in several singing contests, the first of which was in Eat Bulaga! at age eleven. She rose to fame when she emerged as ...more

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Donna Cruz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Ballad, Pop music, Music of the Philippines Donna Cruz Yrastorza-Larrazabal or popularly known as Donna Cruz is a Filipina recording artist and entertainer. She emerged as the biggest multimedia superstar in the 1990s, becoming successful ...more

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Jamie Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Easy listening, Gospel music Mary Jane C. Mendoza, known as Jamie Rivera is a pop singer from the Philippines and also known as the Inspirational Diva. She has sung to Pope John Paul II, and played the role of Kim in the ...more

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Louie Ocampo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Classical music Louie Ocampo is a Filipino composer and arranger best known for his association with Martin Nievera. His numerous hits, mostly collaborations, include Tell Me, Kahit Isang Saglit, and You Are My ...more

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Mari Nallos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music Marri Nallos is a pop singer from the Philippines.

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Mel Villena is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues Mel Villena is a Filipino musician, composer and musical director who has worked with various artists such as Sharon Cuneta, Pops Fernandez, Martin Nievera, Lea Salonga, The Company, and Mitch ...more

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3rd Avenue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Ballad, Disco, Pop music 3rd Avenue is a Filipino band composed of Paolo Ledesma, Teena Lim, Jeff Perez, Beng Gatmaitan, RV Amaranto and Lester Cerda. This band started as an acoustic group of three members in 2000. The ...more

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Martin Nievera is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Dance music Martin Ramon Razon Nievera is a Filipino singer, songwriter, and actor. He is one of the main hosts of musical variety show ASAP on ABS-CBN. In March 2012, he was announced as one of the four ...more

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Rivermaya is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Indie pop, Pop music, Grunge Rivermaya is one of the most influential and critically acclaimed Filipino rock bands in the Philippines. Formed in 1993, they are one of the several bands who spearheaded the 90s Philippine ...more

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Kitchie Nadal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Acoustic music, Pop rock, Alternative rock Anna Katrina Dumilon Nadal-Lopez, known by her stage name Kitchie Nadal, is a Filipino singer-songwriter from Manila, Philippines, formerly the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band, ...more

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Jaya is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Hip hop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues María Luisa Ramsey, better known mononymously as Jaya, is a Filipino soul music singer, rapper, dancer, record producer, presenter, and actress of mixed Filipino and Jamaican descent. She ...more

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Pupil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music Pupil is a Filipino rock band composed of Ely Buendia on lead vocals and guitars, Dok Sergio on bass, Wendell Garcia on drums and Jerome Velasco on guitars.

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Ariel Rivera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Music of the Philippines Ariel Rivera is a singer and an actor.

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Karylle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Ana Karylle Padilla Tatlonghari-Yuzon, commonly known by her stage mononym Karylle, is a Filipino singer, song writer, actress, TV host, model, theater performer, writer, blogger and

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Lani Misalucha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Rock music, Classical music Lani Misalucha is a singer from the Philippines. She has been performing in the United States since 2004 where she also currently residing. But now, she is back in the Philippines where she just ...more

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Pops Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Rock music, Dance music Maria Cielito Lukban Fernandez, better known as Pops Fernandez, is a Filipino singer, entertainer, entrepreneur, TV host and actress. She is dubbed as the "Concert Queen".

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Andrew E. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Hip hop music, Rap music, Pop rap Andrew Espiritu, better known as Andrew E., is a Filipino rapper, record producer and actor. He is best known throughout the Philippines for his 1990 debut hit single "Humanap Ka Ng ...more

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The Dawn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock The Dawn is a Filipino rock band which first achieved commercial success during the late 1980s in the Philippines. The band broke up in 1995 with lead vocalist Jett Pangan forming another band, ...more

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Mig Ayesa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Rock music Miguel Alfonso Ramon Legarda "MiG" Ayesa is an Australian rock singer and actor.

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Gary Valenciano is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Dance music, Manila Sound Gary Valenciano, also known Gary V. and Mr. Pure Energy, is a Filipino musician. Valenciano has released 26 albums, and won the Awit Awards for "Best Male Performer" eleven times. In ...more

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Rico Blanco is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Synthpop, Pop rock, Alternative rock Rico Rene Granados Blanco is a Filipino singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.

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Zsa Zsa Padilla is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Music of the Philippines Zsa Zsa Padilla is a Filipina singer and actress. She is currently part of ABS-CBN contract actresses.

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Sam Concepcion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Rhythm and blues Samuel Lawrence Lopez Concepcion is a Filipino singer, dancer, actor, VJ and host. Concepcion emerged as the winner for the Big Division of Little Big Star`s Season 1 in April 2006. Concepcion ...more

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Itchyworms is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock The Itchyworms is a Filipino rock band whose music is primarily guitar-driven rock with pronounced 1960s and 1980s pop sensibilities and embellished with two- or three-part vocal harmonies. The ...more

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Brownman Revival is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Ska, Rock music, Reggae Brownman Revival is a Filipino reggae band founded in November 1994. They count Bob Marley, Big Mountain, Aswad and UB40 among their musical influences as well as Filipino reggae groups Tropical ...more

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Sexbomb Girls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Dance music, Novelty song The SexBomb Girls is a Philippine dance group founded in Quezon City, Philippines, in 1999. They are known for the hit novelty songs "Spageti Song", "Bakit Papa" and ...more

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Sophia Montecarlo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Latin Language, Rhythm and blues Swirtty Mae Nibley, better known by her screen name Sophia Montecarlo. Sophia used to be a contestant on the reality television show Born Diva.

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Lokomotiv is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Rock music, Heavy metal, Modern rock Lokomotiv was a Southern California-based rock band which counted among its line-up, the key members of some of the most successful hard rock bands in the Philippines during the 1990s – Wolfgang ...more

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Dong Abay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Rock music Westdon Martin Abay, popularly known as Dong Abay, is a poet and a Pinoy rock musician. He was the founding member, songwriter and lead vocalist of the bands Yano, Pan, and dongabay, which are ...more

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Ramiele Malubay is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Soul music Ramiele Macrohon Malubay, also known as Ramiele, is a Filipino-American singer and the ninth place finalist on the seventh season of the television series American Idol.

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Aicelle Santos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music Aicelle Anne Santos is a Filipino Soul, R&B, Pop, and Jazz singer-songwriter and pianist, who first emerged in the Philippine music scene as a contestant in a nationwide search for the next ...more

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Hale is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Acoustic music, Dream pop, Pop rock Hale is an alternative rock band from Manila, Philippines. The group consisted of Champ Lui Pio, Roll Martinez, Sheldon Gellada, and Paolo Santiago.

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Bamboo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Bamboo Rock music, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock Bamboo was a Filipino indie band founded in 2002 by Francisco "Bamboo" Mañalac, Ira Cruz, Nathan Azarcon and Vic Mercado.

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Simon Tan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Simon Leonardo P. Tan is a Filipino bassist. Beginning classical guitar lessons at age 13 at the Yamaha School of Music stimulated his later exposure to electric guitar and, inevitably, his ...more

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Sugarfree is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock Sugarfree was a Filipino band composed of Ebe Dancel, Jal Taguibao and Kaka Quisimbing, who replaced Mitch Singson in 2006. They have five albums: Sa Wakas, Dramachine and the repackaged version ...more

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17:28 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
17:28 Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues 17:28 was a boy band in the Philippines active during the early 2000s. Though known as a boy band, they considered themselves more of a vocal group. The group had four members: Gian Magdangal, ...more

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Barbie's Cradle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Folk rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock Barbie's Cradle was a Filipino alternative rock band, formed in 1998 by the remaining members of Barbie Almalbis's previous band, Hungry Young Poets, and disbanded in 2005 when Almalbis took up ...more

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Yano is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Folk music, Grunge, Alternative rock Yano is a folk/punk rock band in the Philippines formed in 1993. The band members were originally composed of vocalist Dong Abay and Eric Gancio on guitar. Onie Badiang later joined them as ...more

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Teeth is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop music, Grunge, Alternative rock Teeth is a Filipino rock band.

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Carabao is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music Carabao are a Thai rock band which is very popular in Thailand and other Asian countries. The group was formed in 1981 by university students Yuenyong Opakul and Kirati Promsaka Na Sakon Nakhon ...more

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Chicosci is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Pop punk, Nu metal, New Wave ChicoSci is a 5-piece Filipino rock band based in Manila. The band is composed of Miggy Chavez, Mong Alcaraz, Calde Calderon, Macoy Estacio and Ariel Lumanlan.

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Tillie Moreno is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Tillie Moreno Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz Tillie Moreno, also known as "Manila's Queen of Soul", is a Filipino R&B/soul/pop vocalist and entertainer whose career began in the 1970s. She is best known for her songs ...more

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Kitty Girls is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Kitty Girls Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B The Kitty Girls is an all-girl singing group formed in April 2007 by Ms.Cecille Carpio of Elan Models International and Jose Felix Dingcong of JLD Management, in the Philippines, consisting of ...more

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Up Dharma Down is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
Experimental rock, Jazz fusion, Pop rock Up Dharma Down is a Filipino band that takes elements from different genres and combines them to create a sound that is uniquely their own. Their discography contains three LPs, 2006's ...more

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Introvoys is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Manila - List of Famous Bands/Musical Artists from Here
New Wave, Pop music, Rock music INTRoVOYS is a Filipino pop rock band formed in 1986 by 3rd-G Cristobal, Paco Arespacochaga and Jonathan Buencamino. The band is now based in Los Angeles, California.