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Ryan Cayabyab, Noel Cabangon to young songwriters: Write in own language

Jul 03, 2020 - 4:58 PM

The two OPM icons explain the importance of writing in one's own language – not only for the songwriters themselves, but for Filipino music as a whole

PHILPOP. The festival encourages entries written in languages spoken all over the country. Photo courtesy of PhilPop Foundation

Smokey Mountain, Ryan Cayabyab to hold benefit concert for WWF Philippines

Jun 23, 2020 - 4:43 PM

The group is set to perform during WWF Philippines' #Conservatunes on June 30

LISTEN: National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab's newest composition, 'Kapit Lahat'

May 03, 2020 - 11:58 PM

The song debuts during the telecast of 'Taumbayan to the Rescue' and is performed by the Ryan Cayabyab Singers

LIST: Celebrities lead relief, fund drives for families, workers affected by lockdown

Mar 23, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Local celebrities use their star power to raise funds for those most affected by the lockdown

Workers at Barangay San Bartolome in Novaliches, Quezon City on March 19, 2020, repack goods for distribution to affected families of the Luzon-wide lockdown. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ryan Cayabyab kicks off 'Bayanihan Musikahan' Facebook fundraising concert series

Mar 19, 2020 - 1:45 PM

Ebe Dancel, Lea Salonga, Noel Cabangon, and Aicelle Santos are just some of the many Filipino musicians who are performing in the online shows

ONLINE CONCERT. Ryan Cayabyab performs his songs online as he announces a fundraising online concert with other Filipino artists. Screenshot from Ryan Cayabyab's Facebook page

WATCH: Ryan Cayabyab sings new UP cheer

Sep 26, 2019 - 3:59 PM

(UPDATED) No less than a National Artist for Music and Ramon Magsaysay awardee composed it

The Oblations dons the Sablay. June 30, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

How Ryan Cayabyab keeps the music playing

Sep 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The music industry's beloved Mr C and respected Maestro is given the Ramon Magsaysay Award, recognizing a legacy that includes more than just the several hundreds of songs he's written

MAESTRO. 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Ryan Cayabyab gives an interview before the awarding night. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

LOOK: Smokey Mountain reunites for Ryan Cayabyab at Ramon Magsaysay awards 2019

Sep 10, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Tony Lambino, James Coronel, and Jeffrey Hidalgo show support for the founder of the group

LOOK: Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation confers honor to 2019 awardees

Sep 09, 2019 - 10:33 PM

This year's awardees are Filipino musician Ryan Cayabyab, Myanmar editor Ko Swe Win, Indian journalist Ravish Kumar, Angkhana Neelapaijit of Thailand, and Kim Jong-ki of South Korea

RAMON MAGSAYSAY AWARDEES. The 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees with Vice President Leni Robredo, who had been the guest of honor at the presentation ceremonies for 4 years now. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Ryan Cayabyab: The man, the artist

Aug 04, 2019 - 6:43 PM

It's hard to imagine a world without Ryan Cayabyab's songs

Ryan Cayabyab during the press conference of their movie, "Ang Larawan'. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler.com

All-star cast gathers for a cause in Ryan Cayabyab tribute concert

Aug 02, 2019 - 5:15 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 'MaestroRy: A Tribute to Ryan Cayabyab' comes to the Theatre at Solaire on August 31

Ryan Cayabyab, 2 journalists among 2019 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

Aug 02, 2019 - 1:08 PM

This year's awardees are Cayabyab, Myanmar editor Ko Swe Win, Indian journalist Ravish Kumar, Angkhana Neelapaijit of Thailand, and Kim Jong-ki of South Korea

PHILIPPINES' PRIDE. Filipino musician Ryan Cayabyab is to receive the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award along with 4 others in September. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

WATCH: 2019 SEA Games launches theme song by Ryan Cayabyab

Jul 11, 2019 - 10:51 PM

'We win as one' is the official theme song of the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines

WE WIN AS ONE. The 2019 SEA Games theme song is composed by Ryan Cayabyab while the lyrics are by Floy Quinots. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Iconic musicians mentor next generation singer-songwriters at PhilPop Bootcamp 2019

May 31, 2019 - 3:42 PM

National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab and veteran folk musician Noel Cabangon were among the coaches of the recently-concluded first leg of the PhilPop Bootcamp 2019

MENTORS. Industry experts share their knowledge at the Philpop Bootcamp 2019. Photo courtesy of Philpop

LISTEN: OPM singers unite to perform 'Sana Naman, Taumbayan'

May 03, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The song is released days ahead of the 2019 elections

LISTEN: 8 popular Ryan Cayabyab songs

Oct 24, 2018 - 9:12 AM

Listen to some of Mr C's most popular compositions through the years

The cast of Ang Larawan on Rappler #LiveJam, December 19, 2017

Duterte names 7 National Artists

Oct 23, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Larry Alcala, Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio, Ryan Cayabyab, Francisco Mañosa, Resil Mojares, Ramon Muzones, and Kidlat Tahimik will be honored in Malacañang on October 24

Modern Filipiniana: Renee Salud’s take on neo-ethnic fashion wows Berlin

Mar 14, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The designer wows with designs showcasing Filipino indigenous weaves

Rappler Live Jam: Cast of 'Ang Larawan'

Dec 19, 2017 - 8:22 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Celeste Legaspi, and Ryan Cayabyab are coming to Rappler HQ to celebrate the holidays!

WATCH: Men's choir performs Ryan Cayabyab's 'Da Coconut Nut' on plane

Jul 22, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Catch the dance moves and great voices of the Baylor University Men s Choir as they perform the catchy tune

IN PHOTOS: Philpop Songwriting Boot Camp 2017 – Antipolo leg

May 28, 2017 - 6:07 PM

Here s a peek at PhilPop s first of 4 boot camps this 2017

What do prominent mentors have to say on nurturing your child’s gift?

Dec 21, 2016 - 12:46 PM

A talent development camp mentored by industry greats capped off to thundering applause last November 12 as moms and families celebrated their children’s talent on stage

IN PHOTOS: 'We Love OPM: The Celebrity Sing-Offs' grand finale

Jul 18, 2016 - 12:03 PM

Tres Kantos emerges as winners There is even a special appearance by OPM icon Mike Hanopol

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Music Mood Meter: Kai Honasan

Mar 01, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Kai shares her playlist based on the 8 emotions in Rappler s Mood Meter

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Apply for a songwriting camp with OPM greats

Aug 27, 2014 - 4:45 PM

Aspiring singer songwriter? Join the ELEMENTS songwriting camp and be mentored by OPM greats

Radio Republic: Proving OPM is alive and well

Jan 30, 2014 - 5:00 PM

The crew behind the go to source for everything OPM online believes as co founder Twinky Lagdameo puts it that OPM will never die for as long as there is a Filipino musician alive ”

NEW BREED OF MUSICIANS. Radio Republic features artists such as hiphop trio Lyrically Deranged Poets, giving them exposure that they have yet to get from mainstream media. All Photos by Marga Deona

Watch: 'Just Believe' from the 'Voices for Visayas' benefit concert

Jan 17, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Artists come together to support the rebuilding effort in the Visayas in a special song by Ryan Cayabyab and Jose Javier Reyes

THE MAESTRO. Musician Ryan Cayabyab wrote the music to "Just Believe," performed by over 100 artists at the Voices for Visayas benefit concert. Screengrab from Rappler's YouTube video

Recap: ‘Voices for Visayas’ benefit concert

Jan 16, 2014 - 3:44 AM

Top names in music perform for free to help survivors rebuild lives in the Visayas

VOICES. Over 100 stars lent their talents in a benefit concert for victims of the recent calamities. Screengrab from Rappler's livestream

HIGHLIGHTS: Voices for Visayas

Jan 15, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Watch the Voices for Visayas benefit concert here on Rappler

'Lorenzo': Catechism as rock opera

Sep 15, 2013 - 5:55 PM

The first Filipino saint s life in a rock opera that crosses through time

SOLACE. Pieta as enduring symbol

Christopher de Leon returns to theater

Aug 27, 2013 - 2:17 PM

Multiawarded actor to build up his resume in stage with production of Lorenzo based on Filipino saint

COMEBACK IN MUSIC AND THEATER. The esteemed actor with his wife and fellow actor-singer, Sandy Andolong. Photo from his Facebook

'Pamana': The struggle for eternity

Jul 30, 2013 - 11:54 PM

A documentary musical on Ninoy and Cory Aquino

FOR THE YOUTH. Actors play all other roles; Ninoy and Cory Aquino play themselves — on video. All photos courtesy of Toots Tolentino

Return, beloved: 'Katy! The Musical'

Jul 30, 2013 - 10:40 PM

Katy The Musical evokes her era not only through costumes music and narrative but also in its highly mannered delivery

QUEEN OF BODABIL. Isay Alvarez as Katy de la Cruz. Photo courtesy of Rome Jorge

Pinoy-written Kayanihan song released

Jul 29, 2013 - 9:50 AM

Ryan Cayabyab Regine Velasquez Itchyworms and Gloc 9 team up to sing a song written by the Pinoy

SONGBIRD. Regine Velasquez sings the people's  song. Photos courtesy of Jane Villa

IN PHOTOS: PhilPop 2013

Jul 21, 2013 - 10:20 PM

Competition turns lively affirmation of the tradition of pop festivals

WINNING DUET. Sam Concepcion and Tippy Dos Santos sing 'Dati.' All Photos by Dru Robles

WINNERS: Philpop Music Festival 2013

Jul 20, 2013 - 9:47 PM

Here is the list of winners updated as they are announced

A MUSICAL SPECTACLE. Musicians from different genres will battle it out on July 20 at the Meralco Theater. Image from the Philpop Music Festival Facebook page

HIGHLIGHTS: Philpop 2013 Finals Night

Jul 20, 2013 - 6:15 PM

Rappler brings you the event as it happens at the Meralco Theater

PHILPOP 2013 FINALS NIGHT. Rappler brings you the event LIVE. Graphic by Raffy de Guzman/Rappler

VOTE for your Philpop 2013 winner

Jul 13, 2013 - 10:04 AM

Which of the songs by this year s Philpop finalists will you vote for?

CELEBRATING OPM. The Philpop Music Festival shines the spotlight on songwriters and composers. Image from the Philpop Music Festival Facebook page

Kayanihan: One nation, one song

Jun 16, 2013 - 4:58 PM

The Kayanihan Project: Bayanihan para sa Awit ng Filipino seeks to unite the nation through one song

THE KAYANIHAN PROJECT. Uniting the nation through music. All photos from The Kayanihan Project Facebook page

Revisiting 'Rama, Hari'

Dec 18, 2012 - 3:40 PM

A review of Ballet Philippines biggest production this year

STAYING TRUE TO DHARMA. Christian Bautista (Rama) and Karylle Tatlonghari (Sita) were among the stars of Ballet Philippines' 'Rama Hari.' Image from the Ballet Philippines Facebook page

5 reasons to watch 'Rama Hari'

Dec 01, 2012 - 3:57 PM

With only over a week on stage here s why you MUST catch this Ballet Philippines production

THE COLLABORATORS. Ryan Cayabyab, Alice Reyes and National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera are behind the music, direction, choreography and libretto of 'Rama Hari.' Photo courtesy of Jude Cartalaba

A new day for Original Pilipino Music

Jul 13, 2012 - 3:39 AM

A new day dawns on Filipino music with PhilPOP

THE AUTHOR WITH DAD, Hajji Alejandro and Ryan Cayabyab at the band rehearsals for the PhilPOP finals night on July 14. Photo courtesy of Alynna Velasquez