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Regine Velasquez - Singer, Actress, Entertainer

Updated on May 13, 2013

The Asia's Songbird Diva

Regine Velasquez is one of the finest singer and actress in Asia who rose to fame worldwide by having a magnificent vocal prowess.


After of all the success in her career for more than 20 years in the business, Velasquez is the only artist who is still active in all the aspects of the business such as in album/concert scene, drama/television shows and also her movies are always successful even if she is already on her late 30's.


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As being said, she consider her success as fruits of her hard work as we take a trip down through her humble beginnings. She is truly a Pinoy pride!


Things You Need To Know About Regine Velasquez

  • She is the first Filipino to stage a solo concert at the Main Hall of Carnegie Hall, part of Carnegie Hall's centennial-year concert series.
  • She has sold more than 5 Million albums making her the best selling Filipino Artist in the Philippines. Also in Asia she has sold more than 1 Million.
  • She has collaborated with artists such as Paul Anka, David Hasselhoff, 98 Degrees, Brian McKnight, Mandy Moore, Ronan Keating, Stephen Bishop, Jim Brickman, Peabo Bryson, Jeffrey Osborne, Dave Koz , Lea Salonga, Grasshopper, Coco Lee, Michel Legrand, David Pomeranz, Eduardo Capetillo and Billy Crawford.
  • PolyGram Records released Velasquez's first pan-Asian studio album, Listen Without Prejudice in 1994. The album featured "In Love with You" with Jacky Cheung, "Follow the Sun," "What Kind of Fool Am I?," and "Reason Enough."
  • American Idol Season 7 finalists Ramiele Malubay and David Archuleta cited Velasquez as their favorite performer in the Philippines.

Regine Velasquez singing with Arnel Pineda (Journey's frontman)

I just found this old video clip of them singing "Without You" by Heart. She really rock even before!

Regine Velasquez singing her winning piece - Asia-Pacific Singing Contest in 1989, an international competition held in Hong Kong

Regine Velasques singing with Jacky Cheung (Live in Japan)

Regine Velasquez & Brian Mcknight Duet

Mandy Moore singing with Regine Velasquez at MTV Asia 2002

Top Albums

Discography

  • Regine (1987) - Viva (Platinum)
  • Special Edition (1990) - Vicor (Triple Platinum)
  • Listen Without Prejudice (1990) - Polygram also released in Asia (Double Platinum)
  • My Love Emotion (single) 1994 - Polycosmic (Platinum)
  • My Love Emotion (1995) - Polygram (also in Asia) Double Platinum
  • Love Was Born on Christmas Day (1996) -Polycosmic (Double Platinum)
  • Fly (single) 1996 - Polycosmic (Platinum)
  • Retro (1996) - Polygram (released also in Asia) (Quintuple Platinum)
  • Very Special (1998) - Polycosmic (Double Platinum)
  • Drawn (1998) - VIVA (Sixtuple Platinum)
  • R2K (1999) - VIVA (Sixtuple Platinum)

    But this album has already reached the 12x Platinum status in the year 2001.

  • Unsolo (2000) - EMI (Platinum)
  • Regine Live: Songbird Sings the Classics (2000)- VIVA (Sixtuple Platinum)
  • Reigne (2001 ) - VIVA (Triple platinum)
  • Regine Velasquez: Greatest Hits (2002) - VIVA (Double platinum)
  • The Songbird and the Songwriter

    (with Ogie Alcasid) (2004) - VIVA (Double platinum)

  • Platinum Collection (2004) - Vicor (Platinum)
  • Covers Vol. 1 (2004) - VIVA (Sixtuple Platinum)

    Platinum certification three (3) days after its commercial release

  • Two of a Kind (with Ogie Alcasid) (2004) - EMI (Platinum)
  • Duets (2005) - EMI (Platinum)
  • Shine (single) (2005) - VIVA (double platinum)
  • Covers Vol. 2 (2006) - VIVA (Double platinum)

    Platinum certification three weeks after its commercial release

  • Silver Series: Greatest Hits (2006) - VIVA (Double platinum)
  • Silver Series: Movie Theme Songs (2006) - VIVA (Platinum)
  • Silver Series: Duets (2006) - VIVA (Platinum)
  • Low Key (2008)- Universal (Platinum) (8 weeks after commercial release)

Filmography

  • The Untouchables (1987) VIVA Films -Sheila
  • Pik Pak Boom (1988) VIVA Films - Irma
  • Elvis and James (1989) VIVA Films - Whitney
  • Wanted Perfect Mother (1996) VIVA Films - Sam
  • Do Re Mi (1997) VIVA Films - Reggie
  • Honey Nasa Langit Na Ba Ako (1998) VIVA Films - Mariane
  • Dahil May Isang Ikaw (1999) VIVA Films -Anya
  • Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw (2000) VIVA Films - Francine
  • Pangako Ikaw Lang (2001) VIVA Films - Cristina
  • Ikaw Lamang Hanggang Ngayon (2002) VIVA Films - Katherine
  • Pangarap Ko Ang Ibigin Ka (2003) VIVA Films - Alexis
  • Captain Barbell (2003) VIVA Films - Cielo
  • Till I Met You (2006) GMA Films and VIVA Films - Luisa
  • Paano Kita Iibigin (2007) Star Cinema & VIVA Films - Martee
  • Urduja (film) (2008) APT Productions - Urduja

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      ouriloilo 

      6 years ago

      I really like Regine Velasquez. She is one of my most favorite Filipino singers.

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      PalawanHotels 

      7 years ago

      regine is so famous till now, i still remember how beautiful she was when i was i kid till now she maintained her beauty so well!

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      regine is the best.. winner>>

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      wow......galing mo regine ur such a winner d best falakfakan t u ....iba talaga pag asiasongbird dapat palitan na dapat tha asiaworldsongbird malaswa pakinggan hehe d'best naman ikaw...

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      is this true? amazing!!!

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      anonymous 

      8 years ago

      David cook,kelly clarkson,david archuleta,fantasia, and other american idol...with simon ,the judge of american idol want to meet regine in personal,they love Regine so much,david cook and kelly said..david want to colaborate, soon On december ... christmas special in connecticut..if im not mistakin .and other american idol finalist..they have a plan a concert this september,october,november, december..take note pls..SONGBIRD MEETS COOK Christmas special..we love the songbird of asia...we hear in youtube,myspace,and other website of regine ...wow its amazing..

      its incridible..hope to see you soon..

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