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

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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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3,153 575
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

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2,305 479
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

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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

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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

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1,460 385
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

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1,400 418
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

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1,022 309
Moonstar88 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Moonstar88 Rock music, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines

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Yeng Constantino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Yeng Constantino Ballad, Pop music, Rock music

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

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M.Y.M.P. is listed (or ranked) 11 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

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907 284
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

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497 110
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

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898 322
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

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635 198
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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870 312
6cyclemind is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
6cyclemind Pop music, Reggae, Pop rock

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572 187
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

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794 340
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

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529 202
Hale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Hale Acoustic music, Dream pop, Pop rock

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548 214
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

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480 179
The Dawn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
The Dawn New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock

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541 221
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

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866 418
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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550 233
Imago is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Imago Music of the Philippines

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426 166
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

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551 252
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

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516 231
Freestyle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Freestyle Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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401 163
Neocolours is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Neocolours Music of the Philippines

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375 150
Introvoys is listed (or ranked) 29 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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377 153
Orange and Lemons is listed (or ranked) 30 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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541 259
Lea Salonga is listed (or ranked) 31 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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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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485 231
Gary Valenciano is listed (or ranked) 33 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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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

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382 195
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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387 202
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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371 198
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

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Brownman Revival is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Brownman Revival Ska, Rock music, Reggae

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377 207
Cueshé is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Cueshé Pop music, Emo, Pop rock

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Wolfgang is listed (or ranked) 40 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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Shamrock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Shamrock Music of the Philippines

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170 64
Asin is listed (or ranked) 42 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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221 106
After Image is listed (or ranked) 43 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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299 174
Ogie Alcasid is listed (or ranked) 44 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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229 117
Sampaguita is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time

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South Border is listed (or ranked) 46 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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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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259 151
Andrew E. is listed (or ranked) 48 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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129 44
Alamid is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Jhonny Co added Alamid

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Gloc-9 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Chester Alan Martin added Gloc-9 Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop