#TeamCahilig of music and film producer and public relations entrepreneur Chris Cahilig is fast becoming the hub of the hottest artists for corporate events, festivals, and mall and campus shows today.
Each performer or group offers the total package and brings something unique to the table, so to speak. Swoon-worthy all, the incredibly talented young men aren’t only certified crowd-drawers; they likewise enjoy a formidable following on social media.
OPM pop heartthrobs 1:43
The most popular and successful Filipino boy band today, multi-awarded 1:43 (pronounced as “one forty-three”) has seamlessly morphed from teenyboppers to serious musical idols.
The hunky heartthrobs of 1:43—Anjo Resurreccion, Gold Aquino, Yheen Valero and Yuki Sakamoto—are the voices behind the iconic song “Sa Isang Sulyap Mo,” popularized by PBB Teens and Juan dela Cruz in ABS-CBN. The YouTube videos of the song have collectively garnered over 70 million views so far and the song is continuously being used as soundtrack for various TV shows, including Eat Bulaga and It’s Showtime.
Likewise, 1:43’s family-oriented song “Ang Saya-Saya” became the official song of Ismol Family on GMA 7, while “Hayop sa Ganda” has a cult following among the LGBT audience.
Fresh from performing in a series of shows in Singapore for BellaVita Land Corp., 1:43 is scheduled to fly to the United Arab Emirates, Italy, and Spain for more shows. The boy band also continues to be a staple in corporate events of big clients like Coca-Cola, Great Taste, Talk ‘N Text, Levi’s, and BellaVita in various parts of the archipelago.
Finally, the members of 1:43 have jumpstarted their acting careers—they’ll all be launched in the horror-comedy flick Echorsis with John Lapus, Kean Cipriano, and Alex Medina. Meanwhile, Gold is starring in the independent film Water Lemon, an entry to the upcoming Quezon City International Film Festival by director Lem Lorca.
JBK: music with style
Exceptionally talented Filipino boy band JBK composed of Joshua Bulot, Bryan del Rosario, and Kim Lawrenz Ordonio became popular on Facebook for the a cappella cover videos of OPM, Indonesian, and Malaysian songs.
Usually done in a condominium’s fire exit—and constantly getting into trouble with the security guards for it—JBK gained the moniker #FireExitBoys.
JBK was discovered after the group won the McJim Classic Leather’s “Dreams Get Real” Season 1 talent search. It has since launched a string of successful singles including the radio hits “Anong Meron Ka” and the viral song “Damang-Dama,” which has so far gained over 1.2 million views on Facebook. “Damang-Dama” later on became the official single of Camella Homes.
This month, the boy band will release their self-titled album JBK featuring five original songs.
The talented Neo Domingo
Singer Neo Domingo is the voice behind the hit “Pagbigyan Mo Na.” Together with Fifth Dynamics, he started the dance craze “Kaching-Kaching” for Lumina Homes.
Neo, who will soon release his debut album Ano Tayo?, wields strong influence on social media. With his wonderful voice, Neo is easily a crowd favorite during corporate shows, bar gigs, and other special events.
An actor, musician, dancer and songwriter, Neo was a member of the erstwhile boy band Take Off—a finalist in X-Factor Philippines and one of the grand champions of Dreams Get Real.
Fifth Dynamics: the Happy Band
Fifth Dynamics is bound to leave a mark in Filipino pop culture with their playful type of music and certified hits in “Anyare” and “Pogi Kame.”
Composed of Mark Cordovales (vocals), Peter Leyva (lead guitar), Kelvin Bendijo (bass guitar), Wence Escabas (rhythm guitar), and Aldrin Condat (drums), the band will soon release its debut album Pogi Kame.
Totally cool, unpretentious, and relatable, Fifth Dynamics aspires to bring the fun back into Pinoy music in the tradition of Eraserheads, Kamikazee, and Parokya Ni Edgar.
#SuperCutey Boys! Boys! Boys!
And it’s not only about singing at #TeamCahilig.
Celebrity all-male dance group Boys! Boys! Boys! is a show-stopping blend of good looks and talent. The five multi-racial members—Chinoys Roppie Eusebio and Gio Hinahon, Filipino-Portuguese Jojo Casimiro, Filipino-American Jason Allen, and Filipino-German Sky Cornejo—have already ignited fire on social media.
Trained by celebrity choreographer Mich Garong, Boys! Boys! Boys! aims to take over the pop dance scene just like Universal Motion Dancers (UMD) and StreetBoys in the ’90s.
#TeamCahilig talents are available for local and international shows. For bookings and inquiries, please contact [email protected] or call 0917-4180808.