Elmo Magalona Follows Father's Footsteps, Part 3
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Proving that he has conquered the stage, he received back-to-back recognitions from the Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Awards in 2011 and 2010 for Most Promising Loveteam (wth Julie Anne San Jose) and Promising Male Performer, respectively. His other recognitions include Best Teen Performer (Aliw Awards, 2011), Favorite Guest Appearance in a Music Video (Myx Music Awards, 2013), and nomination for Favorite Media Soundtrack (Myx Music Awards, 2014).

The young musician has also delved into the big screen and started with a Cinemalaya film. In 2014, he did the role of the protagonist Miles in the Cinemalaya and Star Cinema film #Y by Gino Padilla. From its title, the movie goes into the lives of the Generation Y, the youth marked with a prevalent use of technology and social media. Along with the whole cast, he received the citation for Special Acting Ensemble for his portrayal in the film.

#Y Full Trailer


After five years in another network, he started exploring his options in the Kapamilya network and signed a contract with ABS-CBN last November 2015. "I'm just really thankful for ABS-CBN for giving me this opportunity," he said.





His first acting project as an ABS-CBN regular was in an episode of Wansapanatym. It was also his first show with soon-to-be leading lady Janella Salvador.

Wansapanataym: Christmas Witch


Elmo is set to star alongside the actress in a Dreamscape production titled "Born for You." The upcoming romance drama series is based on the Japanese belief that two souls are connected and destined for each other through a red string of fate. Filming starts on January and is expected to be launched this year. "I'm excited to work with her. [...] She's bubbly and very energetic," Elmo quipped.

Born For You Trade Trailer


As we wait for the next chapter in Elmo's career, let's greet him as he starts another year in his life.

Happy birthday, Kapamilya Elmo!
 
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