Ben & Ben - updates

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WATCH: Ben&Ben release 'Nakikinig ka ba sa Akin' music video

Jul 11, 2020 - 4:14 PM

'Isang alay sa ating mga kapamilya,' says the band

BEN&BEN. The folk-pop band releases the music video for their song 'Nakikinig Ka Ba Sa Akin.' Screenshot from

Ben&Ben answer Singapore artist Benjamin Kheng's 'burning questions' on Instagram Live

Jun 22, 2020 - 3:05 PM

The artists collaborate again after appearing together in a Tiktok video

BEN&BEN and BENJAMIN. The musicians are set to come together again on Instagram Live. Photos courtesy of Sony Music

LISTEN: Ben&Ben releases full version of 'Nakikinig Ka Ba Sa Akin' on Independence Day

Jun 12, 2020 - 8:24 PM

'Para sa Pilipinas,' the band says on Twitter

BEN&BEN. The band releases the full version of a new song for Independence Day. Rappler screenshot

LYRICS: Ben&Ben's new song, 'Lifetime'

Jun 03, 2020 - 7:00 PM

The folk-pop band is releasing the song on June 4

BEN&BEN. The band releases a new song inspired by a fan's heartbreak story. Photo courtesy of Sony Music Philippines

How Ben&Ben wrote and recorded their new song ‘Lifetime’ while in lockdown

Jun 03, 2020 - 6:10 PM

The song is inspired by a comment left by one of their fans on the music video for their song ‘Pagtingin’

BEN&BEN. The band is releasing a new song recorded in quarantine. Photo courtesy of Sony Music

WATCH: Ben&Ben jams with Thai duo Scrubb

May 14, 2020 - 5:36 PM

The duo has become a hit with Pinoy listeners, after featuring in the hit show ‘2gether: The Series’

SCRUBB. The Thai duo jams with Ben&Ben as their songs go viral among Filipino listeners. Photo courtesy of Sony Music

Ben&Ben was apparently so moved by a fan’s sad love story that they wrote a song about it

May 12, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Do you have a story of love that was never expressed?

BEN&BEN. The band writes a new song based on the story of one of their listeners. Rappler screenshot

Ben&Ben to hold live YouTube event for first international single, 'Doors'

Apr 13, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Here's the story behind their newest single, 'Doors'

BEN&BEN. The band is set to launch their first international single, 'Doors.' Photo courtesy of Sony Music

Ben&Ben holds online concert to raise funds for coronavirus relief

Mar 22, 2020 - 2:15 PM

The folk-pop collective is performing an hour-long show to raise funds for frontliners and daily wage earners

BEN&BEN. The 9-piece folk collective is performing to raise funds for COVID-19 relief. Photo courtesy of Sony Music

WATCH: Ben&Ben joins other Asian artists to record song for coronavirus victims

Mar 04, 2020 - 8:30 AM

The group joins in singing the song 'Forever Beautiful,' originally performed by Taiwanese artist Eric Chou

LISTEN: Ben&Ben drops a new single, and again, we’ve got too many feels for a Friday

Feb 28, 2020 - 2:09 PM

Raise your hand if 'Sa Susunod na Habang-buhay' had you crying into your pillow at midnight

ALL THE FEELS. Ben&Ben release their new single, 'Sa Susunod Na Habang-buhay.' Screenshot from Ben&Ben on YouTube

Happy week-after-Valentine's Day, here's another MV from Ben&Ben that will make you feel things

Feb 22, 2020 - 4:30 PM

Starring Sue Ramirez, the video for 'Masyado Pang Maaga' tells a story of love and longing

MASYADO PANG MAAGA. Ben&Ben releases another emotional music video for their single 'Masyado pang maaga'. Screenshot from Ben&Ben on YouTube

Happy Valentine's Day, here's Ben&Ben's new music video

Feb 14, 2020 - 11:36 AM

'So why don't we fall in love tonight?'

Ben&Ben's Agnes Reoma 'injured but safe' after Manila concert fall

Jan 26, 2020 - 6:00 PM

The band says they'll give more updates on Agnes' situation

BEN&BEN. The band says bassist Agnes is injured but ok. Rappler file photo

December Avenue is the Philippines' most streamed artist on Spotify

Dec 04, 2019 - 11:52 AM

The Philippines' most streamed song also comes from the group!

TOP ARTIST. December Avenue is the most streamed artist on Spotify Philippines for 2019. Image courtesy of Spotify Philippines

Ben&Ben, Ebe Dancel, Bullet Dumas to perform back-to-back

Nov 26, 2019 - 10:53 AM

The one-night-show of Ben&Ben with Ebe Dancel, Bullet Dumas, and Johnoy Danao is happening at 7 pm on December 1

Foals, Sabrina Claudio, Nova Amor are coming to Manila for Wanderland 2020

Nov 14, 2019 - 9:57 AM

Who's ready for another Wanderland festival?

WANDERLAND. The 2019 edition was the biggest yet. File photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Ben&Ben will be playing at SXSW 2020

Oct 18, 2019 - 4:29 PM

The band will be playing in the US for the first time

2020 AWAITS. Following what's shaping to be a landmark 2019, Filipino band Ben&Ben is set to play in the US for the first time ever. Rappler file photo

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Ben&Ben

Aug 30, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Ben&Ben is taking to the Live Jam stage once again as they promote their upcoming film, 'LSS'

Ben&Ben is performing at Clockenflap 2019

Aug 08, 2019 - 3:34 PM

The indie folk band is performing on the same stage as headliners like Halsey and Mumford and Sons

BEN&BEN. The band performs on Rappler Live Jam as they promote their debut album. Rappler photo

Rappler Live Jam diaries: The unbearable lightness of Ben&Ben

May 11, 2019 - 6:48 PM

On their third visit to the Rappler HQ, Ben&Ben talks music, inspiration, and the light they want to bring through their music

HOME. It's on stage where the 9-person collective truly shines. Rappler photo

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Ben&Ben

May 09, 2019 - 8:20 PM

Ben&Ben is back in Rappler HQ!

LOOK: Ben&Ben gives their album to John Mayer

Apr 10, 2019 - 9:50 AM

And John Mayer gives them his pick!

MEETING MAYER. Ben&Ben meets John Mayer. Photo from

WATCH: Ben&Ben serenade fan battling cancer

Mar 24, 2019 - 12:17 PM

The singer-songwriters perform for Maxine, a 19-year-old who succumbed to cancer on March 23

MOVING PERFORMANCE. Ben&Ben perform on Rappler Live Jam in August 2017. The singer-songwriters recently played for a fan battling cancer. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Catch your favorite acts from Europe, Asia, and the Philippines in one music festival

Nov 19, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Enjoy 24 musical acts from November 24 to 25 at All of the Noise, a music fest featuring SOBS, Boy Pablo, IV of Spades, Ben&Ben, and others

Ben&Ben, Itchyworms, Bullet Dumas come together for Leyte

Nov 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Catch your favorite OPM artists at For The Love of Leyte, a music and arts festival on November 30 to December 1

IN PHOTOS: Satchmi Vinyl Day 2018 salutes to a future of vinyl

Jun 19, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Another year of a solid artist lineup performing sets to remember and crate digging for great deals on vinyl records

Satchmi’s 6th Vinyl Day set for June 16

Jun 08, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Vinyl lovers, mark your calendars!

FOR THE RECORD. Satchmi celebrates the iconic music format with their sixth annual Vinyl Day. Photo courtesy of Satchmi

PH, foreign performers react to canceled ASEAN Music Festival

Nov 15, 2017 - 12:02 AM

(2nd UPDATE) Filipino and foreign performers who were at the festival – Ben&Ben, The Ransom Collective, Nading Rhapsody, and more – speak up about the cancellation

BEN&BEN. The Filipino folk-pop band is among the acts that were part of the ASEAN Music Festival lineup. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Ben&Ben returns!

Aug 10, 2017 - 7:54 PM

Pop-folk band Ben&Ben are coming back to Rappler HQ! Tune in to listen to the up-and-coming artists talk about their music – including their new single

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Ben&Ben

Dec 01, 2016 - 8:59 PM

Twins Paolo and Miguel Guico perform for Live Jam ahead of their first ever EP launch Watch