• Iñigo Pascual tops first PH Billboard chart


    Iñigo Pascual now holds the distinction for being the first OPM artist to hit the No. 1 spot to lead the first ever Billboard Philippines Top 20 for his single “Dahil Sa’yo.”

    No longer just the son of A-list celebrity Piolo Pascual, the talented singer’s feel-good single was shown at the top of the list on website BillboardPH’s June 12 chart, comprised of 20 of the most popular local tunes across all genres.

    “I was emotional when I first learned the news. As a kid in the States, I’ve always dreamt of being in the Billboard charts,” shared the artist.

    The freshly released chart reflects current favorite hits of Filipinos in listenership and purchases across different platforms. According to Billboard.PH, the songs are ranked by streaming activity figures from Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube as well as download sales data from Apple iTunes. From these sources, Nielsen Music collate and average data to determine the final list of hits and hitmakers.

    Pascual composed Dahil Sa’yo, which is also the carrier single of his self-titled debut album released by Star Music. It has become a certified hit since its October 2016 release.

    The young singer’s chart-topping single is also included in BillboardPH’s Hot 100, ranking No. 21 in the most popular local and international songs of the same period.

    Coming on the heels of his chart success is his digital concert for ABS-CBN’s music portal One Music PH (www.onemusic.ph) called “Inigo’s Playground,” which happens on July 2 at 6 p.m. Here, his fans all over the world will get to watch him sing his compositions, as well as enjoy the performances of his special guests, namely Ylona Garcia, Mariz Racal, Kyle Echarri, Moira Dela Torre, and mixes by Kidwolf, the producer of his debut album.

    Like One Music PH’s previous digital concerts, the show will be available online to fans anyone with an Internet connection and a mobile device or desktop computer. Fans can also interact with him and get to watch hi digital concert in all angles with the show’s multi-camera setup.

    Completing the list of BillboardPH’s Top 20 are: 2) “Sila” by Sud, 3) “Pusong Ligaw” by Jona; 4) “Pasensya Ka Na” by Silent Sanctuary, 5) “Hiling” by Mark Carpio, 6) “Maghihintay Ako” by Jona, 7) “Hanggang Kailan” by Michael Pangilinan, 8) “Paasa” by Yeng Constantino, 9) “You” by Jona, 10) “Malaya” by Moira dela Torre, 11) “Tulad Mo” by TJ Monterde, 12) “A Love to Last a Lifetime” by Juris, 13) “Akin Ka Na Lang” by Morisette, 14) “Your Love” by Juris, 15) “Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako” by KZ Tandingan, 16) “Dating Tayo” by TJ Monterde, 17) “Pagsuko” by Jireh Lim, 18) “Kaibigan Mo” by Sarah Geronimo, 19) “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” by Morissette, Daniel Padilla, and 20) “Baliw Sayo” by Jroa.


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