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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

2
2,746 518
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
1,987 418
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
2,167 528
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
1,442 362
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
1,312 329
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
1,208 359
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
1,574 545
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
1,139 378
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
888 272
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
773 242
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
797 261
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
393 88
Bamboo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
grxxxx added Bamboo Rock music, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock

14
794 284
6cyclemind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
6cyclemind Pop music, Reggae, Pop rock

The Top 500 Musical Groups/Artists of All Time

15
805 292
Callalily is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Callalily Emo, Pop rock, Alternative rock

16
553 180
Siakol is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
AgentCiro added Siakol

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508 175
Sugarfree is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Sugarfree Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock

18
729 309
Aegis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Aegis Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines

19
496 191
True Faith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
True Faith Pop rock, Experimental music, Alternative rock

20
431 158
The Dawn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
The Dawn New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock

21
807 384
Sarah Geronimo is listed (or ranked) 21 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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498 203
Kitchie Nadal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Kitchie Nadal Acoustic music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

23
457 179
Hale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Hale Acoustic music, Dream pop, Pop rock

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505 216
Imago is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Imago Music of the Philippines

25
394 154
Urbandub is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Urbandub Experimental rock, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock

26
515 231
Rocksteddy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Rocksteddy Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines

27
346 131
Introvoys is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
pmoronce added Introvoys New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

28
474 216
Freestyle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Freestyle Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

The Best Genres of Music

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366 147
Neocolours is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Neocolours Music of the Philippines

30
507 239
Lea Salonga is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Lea Salonga Pop music, Musical theatre, Classical music

31
262 90
Teeth is listed (or ranked) 31 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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444 214
Gary Valenciano is listed (or ranked) 32 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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330 139
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

34
334 159
Mayonnaise is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Mayonnaise Pop punk, Pop rock, Alternative rock

35
356 176
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

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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359 188
Regine Velasquez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Regine Velasquez Adult contemporary music, Ballad, Pop music

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350 187
Juris Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Juris Fernandez Ballad, Pop music, Acoustic music

38
355 192
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

39
270 135
Brownman Revival is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Brownman Revival Ska, Rock music, Reggae

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319 183
Shamrock is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Shamrock Music of the Philippines

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125 31
Wolfgang is listed (or ranked) 41 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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201 96
After Image is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
After Image Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock

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280 163
Ogie Alcasid is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Ogie Alcasid Pop music, Novelty song, Music of the Philippines

44
206 109
Sampaguita is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time

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238 138
Andrew E. is listed (or ranked) 45 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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139 55
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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113 33
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

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239 157
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

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105 35
South Border is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Jhonny Co added South Border Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

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250 169
Arnel Pineda is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Arnel Pineda Rock music, Soft rock, Music of the Philippines