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[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!

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[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

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!

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

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Kartell'em

May 02, 2019 - 7:53 PM

Get to know this neophyte hiphop group from Makati

IN PHOTOS: Red carpet looks at the Billboard Music Awards 2019

May 02, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Taylor Swift, The Jonas Brothers, and BTS are among those who walked the red carpet

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

BTS is Top Group at 2019 Billboard Awards

May 02, 2019 - 11:14 AM

'This is all possible because of the little things we shared together,' RM tells BTS' loyal 'Army'

BILLBOARD WIN. K-pop sensation BTS at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Photo from Billboard's Twitter

FULL LIST: Winners, 2019 Billboard Music Awards

May 02, 2019 - 10:02 AM

(UPDATED) BTS and Drake are among the big winners of the night

IN PHOTOS: Danish synth-pop duo First Hate hit Poblacion, Makati for their first PH gig

Apr 30, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The band ends their Asian tour with the Philippines, after visiting various cities in China and Japan

Red Velvet headlines K-Pop World Music Festival 2019 in Manila

Apr 29, 2019 - 3:44 PM

NCT127, Sohee, Kim Dong-han, and Elris are also part of the concert happening on June 9 at the Mall of Asia Arena

Sony logs record profits, warns of headwinds to come

Apr 26, 2019 - 8:21 PM

Sony's robust games and entertainment divisions push annual profits to a second consecutive record high but warn of a looming downturn in its bottom line

SONY. This file photo taken on February 2, 2018 shows the logo of Japan's Sony Corp. displayed in front of the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Councils

Apr 26, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The alternative rock band is performing at the HQ!

Catch Phum Viphurit, Japanese Breakfast, Sobs, and Up Dharma Down in one concert

Apr 18, 2019 - 1:24 PM

The Summer Noise 2019 music fest is all set, ready with a killer 13-act line-up and a new location at Greenfield District

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Inside 11

Apr 17, 2019 - 8:07 PM

Get to know indie band Inside 11 as they perform at Rappler HQ on Wednesday, April 17!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: PusaKalye

Apr 11, 2019 - 8:51 PM

Catch the acoustic band perform at Rappler HQ on Thursday, April 11!

'Cats' to open in Manila in November

Apr 10, 2019 - 4:55 PM

Tickets for the musical are now on sale

CATS. The beloved Broadway musical is set to open in Manila. Photo courtesy of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Ourselves the Elves

Apr 05, 2019 - 8:50 PM

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

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Blind Stereo Moon

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:01 PM

The indie pop band from Bulacan is performing at Rappler HQ

‘Madagascar: A Musical Adventure’ is headed to the stage

Mar 30, 2019 - 6:58 PM

The musical will be produced by Atlantis Theatrical’s new division, Atlantis Imaginarium Young Theater

A MUSICAL ADVENTURE. Hit Dreamworks film 'Madagascar' is hitting the stage. Image from Facebook.com/AtlantisImaginarium

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: BennyBunnyBand

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:58 PM

Catch the purveyor of Kuneho Rock on Rappler Live Jam!

Back to the future: Cassette tapes are making a comeback

Mar 22, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Nostalgia incoming! Who else misses their homemade mixtapes from back in the day?

How K-pop girl group LOONA pushes for women empowerment in 'Butterfly'

Mar 22, 2019 - 1:00 PM

This K-pop group has been making waves with the song 'Butterfly'

IN PHOTOS: Two Door Cinema Club, The Kooks, Honne, and more rock the biggest Wanderland yet

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Wanderland 2019’s lineup has not only expanded – held in the span of 2 days for the first time – but in its 7th edition, it becomes more than just a music-filled affair

WANDERLAND MAGIC. The first edition of Wanderland Festival to be held over an entire weekend is headlined by international acts such as Two Door Cinema Club, The Kooks, and Honne. Photos by Art Oca/Globe, Magic Liwanag and Charles Villaruz/Karpos Multimedia

J Balvin, Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino to headline Lollapalooza festival

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:38 PM

It is the first time for the Lollapalooza music festival to feature a Spanish-performing Latin act in its billing

Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, Miley Cyrus among lineup for Woodstock 50 festival

Mar 20, 2019 - 4:48 PM

The legendary 3-day music event celebrates its 50th year on August and will feature other artists like The Black Keys, Janelle Monae, Santana, and Imagine Dragons

Ateneo blueRep's Spring Awakening musical hopes to empower youth

Mar 20, 2019 - 3:04 PM

Ateneo Blue Repertory’s Spring Awakening runs from March 29 to April 14 at the Hyundai Hall, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University

LOOK: Cast of Spring Awakening together with director Missy Maramara. Photo by Ateneo blueRep

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Jaya

Mar 19, 2019 - 7:54 PM

Join us as we talk to Jaya about her music and upcoming anniversary concert

'The Devil Wears Prada' musical eyes Broadway

Mar 16, 2019 - 4:58 PM

Miranda Priestly and Andy Sachs are set to hit the musical theater, complete with a soundtrack by Sir Elton John

Tom Taus heads to Davao Oriental for Bonfire Music Festival

Mar 13, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Also on the lineup are December Avenue, and Davao's local bands

TOM TAUS. The DJ is headed to Davao. Photo courtesy of Bonfire Music Festival

She's so lucky! Britney Spears musical heads to Broadway

Mar 13, 2019 - 10:14 AM

Gimme more of Britney, please!

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Written By The Stars

Mar 11, 2019 - 3:32 PM

Catch the band as they prove that emo isn’t dead

'Ang Huling El Bimbo' review: Beyond nostalgia

Mar 09, 2019 - 1:38 PM

The returning musical is still a potent examination of friendships and regret

A smaller stage and just as much spectacle in ‘Phantom of the Opera’

Mar 06, 2019 - 9:30 AM

The show’s 2019 Manila run kicked off with a gala night on February 28

CURTAIN CALL. The cast of 'The Phantom of the Opera' takes a bow at their gala night. Photo from Facebook.com/ConcertusManila