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[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Sponge Cola

Oct 17, 2017 - 8:44 PM

The Filipino rock band is coming to Rappler HQ

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Glaiza de Castro

Oct 16, 2017 - 9:19 PM

Catch the singer-actress on her first Rappler Live Jam!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Sileph

Oct 13, 2017 - 8:42 PM

Join us as we get to know this up-and-coming band on Rappler Live Jam!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Hale

Oct 12, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Catch up with Hale, as they're coming to Rappler HQ for Live Jam!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Lolita Carbon

Oct 10, 2017 - 8:37 PM

The legendary Lolita Carbon of Asin is performing on Rappler Live Jam!

Taylor Swift leads MTV Europe Music Awards nominations

Oct 05, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Taylor is nominated for 6 awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards to be held in London

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Farewell Fair Weather

Oct 03, 2017 - 8:33 PM

Get ready for a soulful night with Farewell Fair Weather on Rappler Live Jam!

LISTEN: 5 of Tom Petty's best hits

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:05 PM

From 'Free Fallin'' to 'Learning to Fly' – here are a few of the music legend's greatest hits

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Typecast

Sep 29, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Typecast is coming to Rappler HQ for a mini-concert! Tune in here to watch them perform live!

Plotting return, Rita Ora to host MTV Europe awards

Sep 28, 2017 - 6:46 PM

The singer will also be performing a track from her upcoming album

RITA ORA. After a hiatus, the singer is returning to the spotlight. Photo from

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: She's Coming Home

Sep 27, 2017 - 7:38 PM

Get to know this up-and-coming band on Rappler Live Jam!

Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' most streamed ever on Spotify

Sep 23, 2017 - 5:04 PM

'Shape of You' ends the 11-month reign of Drake's 'One Dance' on the streaming service

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Veronica and I

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:41 PM

Get ready for some good vibes as we listen to the music of pop duo Veronica and I!

WATCH: Björk’s new music video is an alien-esque fantasy

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:47 AM

The Icelandic artists serves up her signature brand of high fashion strangeness in her video for 'The Gate'

THE GATE. Bjork sings about a 'transcendent' love in the first song off her upcoming album. Screengrab from

LISTEN: 10 songs that remind us of the Martial Law years

Sep 21, 2017 - 10:33 AM

Never forget with these tunes

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Debonair District

Sep 20, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Join us for jazz night on Rappler Live Jam with Debonair District!

IN PHOTOS: Joey Ayala's comeback concert, 'Mandiriwa'

Sep 20, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Check out scenes at the concert, which also featured Dong Abay, Gloc9, Juan Miguel Severo, and Bayang Barrios

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Linkin Park grieves for Chester Bennington with concert, video

Sep 19, 2017 - 5:16 PM

The concert for the late singer will be held this October

CHESTER BENNINGTON. The fallen Linkin Park frontman continues to be mourned by his band members and fans. Screengrab from

IN PHOTOS: G-Dragon's 'Act III: Motte' Manila concert

Sep 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Sandara Park makes an appearance in G-Dragon's concert

WATCH: Alienette Coldfire opens the Social Good Summit 2017

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:32 PM

The singing sensation shares how technology helped her with her music

ALIENETTE COLDFIRE. The singer opens the Social Good Summit with her song, "After the Rain." Rappler Screenshot

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Inky de Dios returns!

Sep 13, 2017 - 7:37 PM

Inky de Dios is back to give us a quick concert before he heads off to OzAsia Festival in Australia Tune in here

IN PHOTOS: Arnel Pineda’s 50th birthday concert

Sep 12, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The singer celebrated a milestone with a dinner concert at Okada Manila

Photo by Stephen Lavoie/ Rappler

WATCH: Harry Styles covers another Fleetwood Mac classic

Sep 12, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Perfect rainy day listening

LISTEN: Charlotte Gainsbourg is back with Daft Punk collaboration

Sep 11, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Charlotte releases the song Rest from her new album of the same title

French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg arrives on May 21, 2017 for the screening of the film 'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)' at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Bruno Mars adds another date to Manila concert

Sep 07, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Bruno will now perform both on May 3 and May 4 2018 Tickets for the first day sold out within an hour of going on sale

BRUNO MARS. The singer is returning to Manila for his ‘24K Magic World Tour.’ Photo from

Curtismith, Hernandez Brothers to perform at Wonderfruit 2017

Sep 06, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Filipino artist Leeroy New will also be featured in the Thai music and art festival

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Chickoy Pura and Dwight Gaston

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Dwight Gaston and The Jerks Chickoy Pura will be at Rappler HQ for Live Jam Check them out here

WATCH: Hip Hop gets holy with Colombia's rapping nun

Sep 05, 2017 - 12:16 PM

Maria Valentina also plays the ukulele and once played rock guitar

RAPPING NUN. Sister Maria Valentina will be performing for the pope during his visit to Colombia. Rappler screenshot

The clapback: 10 music feuds that hit more than just the charts

Sep 05, 2017 - 6:00 AM

Don t call it a comeback

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Moonwlk

Aug 31, 2017 - 8:45 PM

The indie electronic duo is set to perform live at Rappler HQ Watch their mini concert here

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: The Edralins

Aug 29, 2017 - 8:13 PM

The Baguio based band is set to perform Beatles covers originals and more Watch them live here

Playlist: 9 songs musicians dedicate to the people of Marawi

Aug 29, 2017 - 6:14 PM

Absolute Play Hale Barbie Almalbis and more talk about the songs they would dedicate to the people affected by the Marawi siege

Jam for Peace benefit concert for internally displaced persons affected by the crisis in Marawi City

LISTEN: Year after album, Frank Ocean drops mellow new track

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Frank Ocean drops Provider a year after the release of his sophomore album Blonde

FRANK OCEAN. The musician releases a track, 'Provider,' a year after the release of his sophomore album, 'Blonde.' File photo shows Frank Ocean performing at the 2017 Panorama Music Festival on Randall's Island in New York on July 28, 2017. Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP

'Despacito' ties record for longest stretch as U.S. No.1

Aug 29, 2017 - 6:56 AM

The song ties with One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men which reigned at the top of the chart for 16 weeks in 1995 and 1996

DESPACITO. A frame from the music video of 'Despacito'. Framegrab from YouTube/Universal Music Latino

WATCH: Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' music video

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:27 AM

The music video debuts during the MTV Video Music Awards 2017

LISTEN: Taylor Swift's new single is salty AF

Aug 25, 2017 - 3:02 PM

Did the pop star just diss Kanye?

SNAKE. The pop star takes the snake emoji used against her in 2016 and turns it into an Ouroboros – a symbol of constant reinvention. Screengrab from

One year late, a chipper Beck ready with new album

Aug 25, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Beck s back: album is set to come out on October 13

BECK. The rocker's new album teases a more upbeat mood from his more somber record in 2014. Photo from

Linkin Park plans public memorial for Chester Bennington

Aug 23, 2017 - 8:23 PM

The memorial will take place in Los Angeles

IN MEMORIAM. Over a month from Bennington’s death, fans and fellow artists continue to mourn. Photo from

Morrissey returns with new album, more politics

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:23 AM

The British rocker s 11th studio album is his first in 3 years

MORRISSEY. The singer is known to use his music to speak about his views. Photo from

IN PHOTOS: Phoenix's 2017 Manila concert

Aug 22, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Better than the last? See photos of Phoenix s second Manila concert

LOOK: Celebs spotted at the Ariana Grande concert in Manila

Aug 22, 2017 - 1:15 PM

The pop star was in town for one night for her Dangerous Woman tour

ARIANA GRANDE. The diva performs in Manila for the second time around. Photo from

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Pedicab

Aug 16, 2017 - 7:04 PM

Pedicab is playing their first Rappler Live Jam

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Joey Ayala

Aug 15, 2017 - 8:21 PM

Joey Ayala at Ang Bagong Lumad are set to hit up Rappler Live Jam Watch them perform here

Phoenix's Deck d'Arcy on 'Ti Amo' and coming back to Manila

Aug 14, 2017 - 5:20 PM

The Phoenix bassist talks to Rappler about their love of Italy and what has been described as the band s sweetest album yet

PHOENIX. Christian Mazzalai, Laurent Brancowitz, Thomas Mars, and Deck d’Arcy are coming back to Manila as part of their ‘Ti Amo’ tour. Photo by Emma Le Doyen/ Studio Mitsu

[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

Smash hit 'Despacito' becomes most viewed YouTube video

Aug 06, 2017 - 3:34 PM

Despacito surpasses See You Again and Gangnam Style getting more than 3 billion views and counting

DESPACITO. A frame from the music video of 'Despacito'. Framegrab from YouTube/Universal Music Latino

Linkin Park albums back in top 10 after Chester Bennington's suicide

Aug 03, 2017 - 10:45 AM

Two of the band s albums rose to the top of the US sales chart

LINKIN PARK. Fans continue to mourn frontman Chester Bennington, who was found dead on July 20. Screengrab from

Musicians come together to raise funds for Marawi

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:12 PM

Barbie Almalbis Kitchie Nadal Aia de Leon Sud Mayonnaise Sponge Cola Hale and many more will hold fundraising concerts for those affected by the conflict in Marawi City

JAM FOR PEACE. Kitchie Nadal, Barbie Almalbis, and Aia de Leon are among the artists performing to raise funds for Marawi. Photo by Leanne Jazul/ Rappler

WATCH: #MoveSessions features Ilonggo band Pretzels

Jul 28, 2017 - 7:50 PM

MoveSessions is an online live jam that showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to catch Pretzel s performance at 7pm on Friday

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Ilonggo band The Nephrons

Jul 27, 2017 - 7:44 PM

MoveSessions showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to watch the live jam at 7pm Thursday July 27