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Beats by Dr. Dre gets a Disney makeover

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Mickey fans, get your hands (and ears) on these special edition headphones ASAP!

RM of BTS to release solo 'playlist' on October 23

Oct 22, 2018 - 9:57 AM

'mono' will be RM's second solo mixtape

'mono' SOON. The BTS leader and spokesperson is set to drop another solo endeavor. Image from RM's Instagram account

9-year-old represents New Zealand at 2019 World Championships of Performing Arts

Oct 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Nine-year-old Jazz Vidamo, daughter of two Filipinos, represents New Zealand in the World Championships of Performing Arts

IV of Spades set to play at Clockenflap in Hong Kong

Oct 20, 2018 - 11:13 AM

The festival will run from November 9 to 11

IV OF SPADES. The trio is playing at Clockenflap. Photo from Facebook.com/IVOFSPADES

LISTEN: 'Kiss and Make Up,' the Dua Lipa x BLACKPINK collab, has dropped

Oct 19, 2018 - 7:49 AM

'Kiss and Make Up' is part of the super deluxe edition of Dua Lipa's self-titled album

COLLAB. The worldwide sensation collabs with K-pop girl group BLACKPINK. Screenshot from Dua Lipa's Twitter account

FULL LIST: Philpop 2018 Top 10

Oct 18, 2018 - 10:33 PM

Check out if your favorite from the Top 30 made it here!

IV of Spades to open for Panic! At The Disco in Manila

Oct 17, 2018 - 12:48 PM

Now you can jam to two of your favorite rock bands in one night!

Mariah Carey is releasing a studio album for the first time in 4 years

Oct 17, 2018 - 11:05 AM

Is this all you’ve wanted for Christmas?

WATCH: Rappler Live Jam: Mariamaria and Jigo Viriña

Oct 16, 2018 - 8:08 PM

Get to know the indie artists as they perform at Rappler HQ

Here's where you can watch BTS docu 'Burn The Stage: The Movie' in the Philippines

Oct 16, 2018 - 5:33 PM

From the stage to the big screen, ARMY, get ready to watch your favorite Korean boys in this documentary

Gary V back in concert after health scare

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:59 AM

Proceeds of the concert will go to a fund for retired Xavier School teachers and underprivileged Xavier School scholars

HE'S BACK ON STAGE. Gary V stages a benefit concert following a mid-2018 health scare. Image courtesy of Chuck Gomez

Taking Back Sunday is coming to Manila in 2019

Oct 10, 2018 - 1:21 PM

They'll be singing their debut album 'Tell All Your Friends' in full

Image from Pulp Live World's Facebook

BTS wins Favorite Social Artist at 2018 American Music Awards

Oct 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The K-pop group bested other artists including Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Cardi B, and Shawn Mendes

Growing up Swift: Treble, trouble, Taylor

Oct 10, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Here we pay tribute to the songstress’ impact on our generation as an autobiographer and observer with one candid single after another – no pun intended

Taylor Swift gets political, endorses Democrats in U.S. midterms

Oct 08, 2018 - 12:02 PM

T-Swift finally airs out her political beliefs after being mum about it in the past

Memories to look back on: Seventeen’s Ideal Cut Tour in Manila

Oct 07, 2018 - 6:30 AM

Here’s how the world’s next rising boy group made every fan swoon during their concert in Manila

IDEAL CUT. Seventeen performs in Manila. Photo by Jam Aguilus/Rappler

All 9 members of EXO are making a comeback

Oct 04, 2018 - 12:12 PM

Their fifth studio album is set to be released in November

Morissette Amon in Korea for Asia Song Festival

Oct 03, 2018 - 4:41 PM

It's the singer's second time to perform at the music festival

FOR THE PHILIPPINES. The singer will be gracing Asia Song Festival's stage with her powerful vocals. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'The Grandma Tour' marks Unique Salonga's coming of age

Oct 03, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The 18-year-old singer-songwriter follows a strong debut album with a no-nonsense first concert, showcasing his musicianship and his penchant for mystery.

COMING OF AGE. Unique has proven himself a serious, professional artist with conviction and something to say. Photo courtesy of O/C Records

The Moffatts are coming to Manila and Cebu

Sep 27, 2018 - 10:30 AM

This will be the iconic 90's boy band's first reunion tour together in 20 years

This concert proved some of the best things in life do come free

Sep 26, 2018 - 7:30 AM

The Hashtags, Ben&Ben, Gloc9, Shanti Dope, Moira, KZ Tandingan, and Bamboo – here's what you missed

Watch your favorite OPM act live during this BGC music festival

Sep 23, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Pinoy Playlist 2018 is a 6-day musical festival featuring that runs during two weekends in October

Musicians remind people to 'go register' for 2019 elections

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:32 PM

Among those who posted using the #GoRegisterPH hashtag on social media are Eraserheads legends Raymund Marasigan and Buddy Zabala, jazz singer Toni B, and musicians from Cheats, Sandwich, Moonstar 88, The Vowels They Orbit, and Gracenote

#GOREGISTERPH. Some of the OPM scene's biggest names encourage their listeners to register as voters. Photos from Instagram.com/buddyzabala, Instagram.com/raymsmercygun, and Instagram.com/saabmagalona

Beginner's Guide: Say the name, Seventeen!

Sep 22, 2018 - 3:54 PM

Who is Seventeen and why are they taking the world by storm?

SAY THE NAME, SEVENTEEN! Who are these boys sweeping the globe off its feet? All photos from SEVENTEEN'€™s official Instagram Account

Spotify to let artists post music without labels

Sep 21, 2018 - 11:18 AM

The feature for now is only in the test phase for select US-based independent artists who have secured their own copyrightsf

SPOTIFY. The Spotify logo is pictured on a football table placed in a playroom at the company headquarters in Stockholm. Photo by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP


IN PHOTOS: Shane Filan makes fans swoon in Manila

Sep 19, 2018 - 1:43 PM

'Every time we come to Manila it does feel kinda like a home to me,' says the singer

HE'S BACK. Shane Filan comes back to Manila for the last leg of his tour. All photos by Stephen Lavoie

IN PHOTOS: Dua Lipa's 2018 Manila show

Sep 15, 2018 - 6:42 PM

The singer says the show was 'incredible'

DUA LIPA. The singer performs at the Mall of Asia arena. Screenshot from Instagram.com/officialtimyap

IN PHOTOS: Tower of Power in Manila

Sep 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The legendary ten-piece band hailing from Oakland, California, was founded in the late 60’s and is now on tour celebrating their 50th anniversary

POWER IN MANILA. Tower of Power drops by Manila for a concert. All photos by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

SEVENTEEN is coming to Manila on September 29

Sep 13, 2018 - 3:19 PM

PH CARATS, are you ready?

LISTEN: All the Philpop Top 30 songs

Sep 12, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Which song is your favorite?

FULL LIST: Winners of PMPC Star Awards for Music 2017-2018

Sep 10, 2018 - 4:10 PM

James Reid, Kim Chiu, Christian Bautista, and Martin Nievera are among this year's big winners

Bone Thugs n’ Harmony in Manila: A crowd-pleasing concert with rapid-fire raps

Sep 08, 2018 - 1:30 PM

The Grammy Award-winning rap group performs in Manila

BONE THUGS N' HARMONY. The rap group performs in Manila. All photos by Stephen Lavoie

Here’s how you can watch Paul McCartney ‘live’

Sep 07, 2018 - 7:10 PM

The music legend is holding a concert to celebrate his new album 'Egypt Station'

PAUL MCCARTNEY. The Beatles legend is streaming his concert live on YouTube. Screenshot from Twitter.com/Paul McCartney

Manila Sound: The Hotdog classics

Sep 07, 2018 - 6:38 PM

We pay tribute to one of OPM's most popular bands of the '70s

Avril Lavigne returns after near-death Lyme illness

Sep 07, 2018 - 9:24 AM

The Canadian singer returns with a new song 'Head Above Water'

Boyz II Men to perform in Manila in December

Sep 06, 2018 - 7:42 PM

The R and B group will perform alongside KZ Tandingan, Kyla, Angeline Quinto, and Yeng Constantino

Wanna One's first and last Manila concert: 'Thank you for letting us shine'

Sep 03, 2018 - 5:00 PM

K-pop boy group Wanna One visits Manila as part of their final world tour

Photo by Jam Aguilus/Rappler

BTS' 'Love Yourself: Answer' tops Billboard 200 chart

Sep 03, 2018 - 12:18 PM

This is the group's second album to top the Billboard 200 album chart

WORLDWIDE IDOLS. The accolades continue to pour in for the Bangtan boys. Image from BTS' official Instagram account

Ariana Grande's 'Sweetener': A grandiose pop panorama

Sep 03, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Sugary with discotheque beats and oozing with confidence, Ariana Grande’s 'Sweetener' sizzles as her most empowering, most dynamic album to date

Singer Ariana Grande sings during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, DC on March 24, 2018.  Galvanized by a massacre at a Florida high school, hundreds of thousands of Americans are expected to take to the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday in the biggest protest for gun control in a generation. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON

Hit replay! PH among top viewers of K-pop group BTS' YouTube channel

Aug 30, 2018 - 5:27 PM

If you're overusing that replay button, you're not alone

10 MILLION. The Bangtan boys' YouTube channel hits 10 million subscribers. Image from BTS' Instagram account

IN PHOTOS: Boyzone in Manila for farewell tour

Aug 28, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The Irish boyband returns to the Philippines one more time before bidding goodbye

Boyzone, 25th Anniversary & Farwell Tour

BTS' 'Idol' breaks record for biggest music video debut on YouTube

Aug 28, 2018 - 11:40 AM

'Idol' breaks a YouTube record previously held by a Taylor Swift music video

RECORD BREAKERS. Korean idol group BTS shatters even more records. Image from BTS' official Instagram account

Beginner's Guide: Why Wanna One is one of a kind

Aug 27, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Here’s why Wanna One isn't like any other K-pop boy group

WANNA KNOW EM? Wanna One is a kpop group like no other. Image from Wanna One's Instagram account

WATCH: Christian Bautista sings 'No Matter What' with Boyzone

Aug 27, 2018 - 2:54 PM

Christian sings with the Irish group

Halsey in Manila: ‘I’ve been waiting to play this concert for a very long time’

Aug 24, 2018 - 8:27 PM

From running into the crowd, to constant declarations of love, Halsey shows her Filipino fans how much her Manila show means to her

HALSEY. The singer performs new and old hits at her Manila show. All photos courtesy of Pulp Live World

WATCH: 'Bakit Pa Ba' by Jay R, Jason Dy, and Jaya

Aug 24, 2018 - 1:00 PM

This version of 'Bakit Pa Ba' – believe it or not – was rehearsed minutes before we went live

Chance the Rapper in Manila: 'Y'all just killed that show'

Aug 24, 2018 - 10:31 AM

The Chicago-born rap star proves to be a dynamo performer in his first Philippine show, where he takes everyone to church.

CHANCE IN MANILA. The rap star performs in his first headlining show in Asia and the Philippines. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

FULL LIST: Nominees, PMPC Star Awards for Music 2017-2018

Aug 22, 2018 - 9:01 AM

The awards night is scheduled at Resorts World Manila on September 9

More than music: The 'Crazy Rich Asians' soundtrack hits all the right notes

Aug 22, 2018 - 7:30 AM

From big band glamour to contemporary pop romance, the film's soundtrack tells a story in itself

CRAZY RICH SOUNDTRACK. The wedding reception scene – like most of the film – is enriched by the carefully curated soundtrack. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros

WATCH: Jennifer Lopez performs, honored with Vanguard award at MTV VMA 2018

Aug 21, 2018 - 2:29 PM

The singer is the first Latina artist honored with the award