Tina Turner: Love had everything to do with it
by Baby A. Gil - June 2, 2023 - 12:00am
I have been listening to rock music for many years. To this day though, I still have to hear a version of What’s Love Got to Do with It that puts a new spin to the song or one that approximates the spellbinding...
Celine Dion is back at the movies
by Baby A. Gil - May 30, 2023 - 12:00am
Celine Dion is at the movies. Not that she had not been there before. The Canadian diva has done some bits of acting in the past. She was seen in TV dramas like Touched by an Angel and in comedies like The Nanny....
The musical team-up of Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello
by Baby A. Gil - May 28, 2023 - 12:00am
The hit songs that they created were so big and so many. What the World Needs Now is Love, Sweet Love, A House is Not a Home, I Say a Little Prayer for You, Do You Know the Way to San Jose and others.
Dilaw’s Uhaw is ‘most streamed’ song on Spotify
by Baby A. Gil - May 18, 2023 - 12:00am
Yellow is indeed the color of the airlanes, or I should say, of the cloud as Uhaw (Tayong Lahat) by the Baguio-based alternative band Dilaw, as in Pilipino for the color yellow, continues to keep listeners loving...
Sheeran substracts and does some additions in new album
by Baby A. Gil - May 14, 2023 - 12:00am
Had the results gone another way, then – (Subtract) would have been Ed Sheeran’s last album.
MTV VMAs win against great odds
by Baby A. Gil - May 11, 2023 - 12:00am
It was every producer’s nightmare come true. With only a few days to go until the live telecast date, the MTV Video Music Awards was confronted with the strike of the Writers Guild of America.
Morgan Wallen, the new country music star
by Baby A. Gil - May 10, 2023 - 12:00am
Who is Morgan Wallen and why is he the biggest selling artist in the U.S. of A. today? He has a No. 1 single in Last Night. A No. 1 album in One Thing at a Time, all 36 tracks of which entered the Hot 100.
Music from legends Willie Nelson and Eric Clapton
by Baby A. Gil - May 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Willie Nelson celebrated his 90th birthday last April 29 with a two-night star-studded concert in Hollywood. The biggest names came to honor the living legend and he also performed along with his trusty guitar Trigger....
The Weeknd and other Spotify ‘billionaires’
by Baby A. Gil - May 4, 2023 - 12:00am
There are lists and there are lists and I just came across one that is a total delight. The List of the Most Streamed Songs on Spotify, as of April 2023.
Pinoy sounds on a roll
by Baby A. Gil - April 29, 2023 - 12:00am
Is Original Pilipino Music poised for its most exciting period in years?
Missing a Phantom on closing night
by Baby A. Gil - April 25, 2023 - 12:00am
I always say that if you will be able to watch only one live musical show in your lifetime, you should make it The Phantom of the Opera.
MRLD is a hit in Indonesia
by Baby A. Gil - April 20, 2023 - 12:00am
Indonesians like Filipino music. Jose Mari Chan and Christian Bautista both have a huge following out there.
Remembering the greatness of Leslie Cheung
by Baby A. Gil - April 18, 2023 - 12:00am
It was in the news. It has now been 20 years since the much-lamented Leslie Cheung died.
Warner Bros. celebrates a century in global entertainment business
by Baby A. Gil - April 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Looky, looky, just found out that Disney is not the only media and entertainment company celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Dilaw’s Uhaw outsells foreign acts
by Baby A. Gil - April 13, 2023 - 12:00am
I have been involved in various ways with the music business in the Philippines for many years now, but I still get this huge thrill when I find out that a local act is outselling the foreigners in the hit char...
Guardians of the Galaxy’s musical tradition continues in Vol. 3
by Baby A. Gil - April 11, 2023 - 12:00am
The soundtrack album of the space adventure Guardians of the Galaxy was something of an oddity when it came out.
Exciting new singles from Sheeran, Swift and Puth
by Baby A. Gil - April 3, 2023 - 12:00am
Ed Sheeran is set to bring his mathematical album series to its end soon.
Miley Cyrus enjoys endless summer
by Baby A. Gil - March 31, 2023 - 12:00am
I do not know if Miley Cyrus now feels that she has finally been able to accomplish what she had been trying to do all these years.
The North is shaping up as future pop-music capital
by Baby A. Gil - March 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Great news this week. This is because I came across two absolutely enchanting songs from two exciting Pinoy bands, Cup Of Joe and Dilaw.
Encantada: National Artist Agnes Locsin’s masterwork returns
by Baby A. Gil - March 21, 2023 - 12:00am
April, the Earth Month is coming up and hereabouts dance is joining the celebration.
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