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Rachelle Ann Go is returning as Fantine in 'Les Miserables' West End run

Sep 16, 2019 - 5:34 PM

'Les Miserables' is scheduled to open on December 18 at the Sondheim Theatre

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Munimuni

Sep 13, 2019 - 9:08 PM

Catch the folk band as they perform songs from their new album!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Quest

Sep 04, 2019 - 8:06 PM

The rapper is heading to Rappler HQ to talk about his new album, ‘Dream Awake’

Hailee Steinfeld to meet Filipino fans on September 6

Sep 03, 2019 - 9:10 PM

The singer and actress returns to the Philippines

HAILEE STEINFELD. The actress and singer is heading to Manila. Screenshot from Instagram.com/mca_music

WINNER, MAMAMOO, and more K-pop stars headed to PH for Rainbows in Asia Music Festival

Aug 31, 2019 - 2:21 PM

The festival will be hosted by Sandara Park

WINNER. The K-pop boy band will be returning to the Philippines for the Rainbows in Asia Music Festival. Screenshot from Facebook.com/OfficialYGWINNER

[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'

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Hiraya

Aug 28, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Catch the indie-folk duo as they bring their music to Rappler HQ!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Cast of ‘Dani Girl: A Musical About Hope’

Aug 27, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The cast of The Sandbox Collective's production are performing at Rappler HQ

FULL LIST: MTV Music Awards 2019 winners

Aug 27, 2019 - 2:10 PM

Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande lead this year's winners

(L-R) Social media personality Hannah Hart, US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift and TV personality hairdresser Jonathan Van Ness talk during 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on August 26, 2019. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)

Taylor Swift promotes gay rights, Missy Elliott takes home Vanguard award at MTV VMAs 2019

Aug 27, 2019 - 12:23 PM

Here are the highlights of this year's MTV VMAs, held in Newark, New Jersey

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Mayonnaise

Aug 26, 2019 - 8:08 PM

Mayonnaise, kumusta ka na?

LIST: Disney's big announcements at the D23 expo 2019

Aug 24, 2019 - 8:40 PM

From new 'Star Wars' and Marvel series, to revivals of 2000s-era classics, here's what we can expect from Disney in the next few years

D23 EXPO. Disney's biennial fan convention kicks off at the Anaheim Convention Center on August 23. Photo by Angela Papuga/ Getty Images/ AFP

'High School Musical' gets revival TV series on Disney+

Aug 24, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Wildcats, are you ready for the start of something new? Check out the first trailer here!

WATCH: JaDine goes Bonnie and Clyde in James Reid's 'Fiend' music video

Aug 23, 2019 - 6:05 PM

Nadine Lustre appears in the video as James' lover

JADINE. The couple appear in James Reid's music video 'Fiend.' Screenshot from Careless Music Manila on YouTube

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Never the Strangers

Aug 22, 2019 - 8:03 PM

The beloved alternative rock band is bringing their new music to Rappler HQ!

‘Dani Girl’ musical asks the hard questions, offers answers

Aug 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM

A terminally ill little girl asks God the ultimate question about suffering, and his answer is sobering

HARD QUESTIONS. The Sandbox Collective and 9Works Theatrical restage Dani Girl: A Musical About Hope. Photo courtesy of Gian Nicdao/The Sandbox Collective

[PODCAST] Love of Country: When is music patriotic?

Aug 16, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Music legend Joey Ayala shatters widely-held beliefs about patriotism in music

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Serotonin

Aug 15, 2019 - 7:52 PM

Catch the indie rock band perform at Rappler HQ!

Woodstock, pinnacle of the hippie dream, turns 50

Aug 13, 2019 - 12:30 PM

The 1969 festival of peace, love and music marks its 50th anniversary this weekend, triggering a wave of nostalgia for an era when rock was for the young

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: 'Rak of Aegis' cast

Aug 06, 2019 - 4:44 PM

Derrick Monasterio, Shaira Opsimar, and Poppert Bernadas are performing at Rappler!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Bopek

Aug 01, 2019 - 8:20 PM

Catch the indie rock band perform at Rappler HQ

LISTEN: Frankie Pangilinan's 'unapologetically genuine' debut song 'TYL'

Jul 29, 2019 - 10:10 PM

'TYL' is produced by Ely Buendia

FULL LIST: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande lead MTV Video Music Awards 2019 nominations

Jul 24, 2019 - 1:11 PM

The Video Music Awards happens on August 26 in the US

'Kolateral' rages against the 'drug war' – here’s why you need to listen

Jul 15, 2019 - 7:12 PM

What happens when data and art channel their anger towards a deadly 'drug war?' 'Kolateral'

How first notes could rescue your first days

Jul 14, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Music is not an insertion in our lives but a fundamental wiring that, once awakened, will help shape the humans that we are

Rappler Live Jam diaries: Nostalgia à la Jesse McCartney

Jul 13, 2019 - 7:59 AM

What's it like when a 2000s teen icon grows up?

JESSE MCCARTNEY. The singer performs his song 'Wasted' on Rappler Live Jam. Rappler screenshot

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Jesse McCartney

Jul 12, 2019 - 8:10 PM

The early-2000s icon is performing on Live Jam ahead of his Manila debut on July 13

The rise of OPM, as seen on Spotify

Jul 12, 2019 - 2:44 PM

Filipino music is making waves both here and abroad

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: K Brosas and Angeline Quinto

Jul 05, 2019 - 7:20 PM

The pair is performing on Live Jam ahead of their July 12 concert, 'Angeline K 'To, Concert Namin 'To'

INFOGRAPHIC: Take the whole family on an unforgettable trip to Singapore

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:57 AM

Are you into sports, food, or the arts? You’ll surely make memories you’ll never forget!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Firefalldown

Jul 04, 2019 - 8:28 PM

Catch the rock funk trio on Rappler Live Jam!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Ian Veneracion

Jun 28, 2019 - 8:49 PM

The actor and songwriter returns to Rappler Live Jam in the thick of preparations for his two-night concert at the Music Museum in July

Clara Benin, Reese Lansangan, Autotelic and more are playing at the 2019 Satchmi Vinyl Day

Jun 25, 2019 - 2:58 PM

The annual celebration of music and vinyl is happening on July 13

VINYL. Satchmi Vinyl Day celebrates vinyl culture. File photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Sharlene San Pedro

Jun 24, 2019 - 7:54 PM

Get to know the teen star's musical side!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Barbie Almalbis

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:21 PM

Catch her live on Rappler!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: August Wahh

Jun 19, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The artist is bringing her music to Rappler HQ

Korean pop titans BTS conquers the West

Jun 15, 2019 - 3:48 PM

Worldwide success BTS is the first ever K-pop group to top music charts in America and Britain

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: The Bloomfields

Jun 13, 2019 - 3:56 PM

Get ready to rock and roll with this band!

HIGHLIGHTS: K-pop World Music Festival 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Missed out on the concert? We got you covered!

Sofa Sky launches first album 'Good Evening, Good Night'

Jun 05, 2019 - 9:55 AM

Catch the band's album launch on Friday, June 7!

Screenshot from Rappler

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Jay Kent

Jun 04, 2019 - 9:21 PM

The Fil-Brit singer is bringing her R&B sound to Live Jam

Here's the lineup for Fete de la Musique 2019

Jun 04, 2019 - 7:24 PM

(UPDATED) With several main stages over 3 days, some 50 pocket stages covering every genre imaginable, and countless performances from Filipino artists, the festival's 25th year in the country is set to be the best yet

WORLD MUSIC DAY. The crowd is thick at the Blues, Soul and Funk stage at the H&J Sports Bar at Fete de la Musique 2018. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: The Ransom Collective

May 30, 2019 - 8:41 PM

Catch the indie folk band as they return to Rappler!

Why musical performances are not 'escapes'

May 26, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The science and art of the power of music to help us become better human beings are solid and irrefutable

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Frizzle Anne

May 23, 2019 - 8:12 PM

Let the singer-songwriter's sweet voice serenade you tonight!

IN PHOTOS: Japanese Breakfast, Phum Viphurit, Last Dinosaurs at Summer Noise 2019

May 22, 2019 - 9:00 AM

The 2019 edition is an ambitious step up from last year, considering its impressive and well-curated lineup of international acts

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Arthur Nery

May 20, 2019 - 8:16 PM

It's an R&B kind of night on Live Jam with this rising new artist

WATCH: Rapper Nipsey Hussle in new video filmed days before his death

May 18, 2019 - 2:00 PM

'Higher' is a song the later rapper collaborated with DJ Khaled and John Legend

IN PHOTOS: MYX Music Awards 2019

May 16, 2019 - 11:19 PM

JaDine, Kathniel, and Moira dela Torre lead the star-studded awards

LOOK: Justin Timberlake, Missy Elliott receive honorary doctorate degrees

May 14, 2019 - 6:35 AM

Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliott are awarded with honorary doctor of music degrees by the Berklee College of Music