Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid flies home to ABS-CBN after almost two decades of being with the rival network. The music icon is known for her repertoire of hit singles and amazing vocal technique, with several platinum-selling albums and music awards to her name. Her legacy has inspired many artists of today, spearheading a generation of singers and artists that make up the Philippine music industry.
On October 17, 2018, Regine officially signs with ABS-CBN, making her an official Kapamilya.
Regine rose to fame in the mid 80s upon her win in prestigious competitions such as "Ang Bagong Kampeon" in 1984 and the 1989 Asia-Pacific Song Contest, where she represented the Philippines—earning her the title “Asia’s Songbird.” After signing a contract with Polygram Records in 1994, she became a known artist in the Southeast Asian region, with “In Love with You” from her album Listen Without Prejudicebecoming her most successful single in the 1990s. Its music video was also awarded Video of the Decade by MTV Asia. Afterwards, the songbird continued to soar higher and higher, garnering hit singles and numerous awards for her records.
This year, Regine reaches another milestone as she sets foot in the Kapamilya Network once more. Upon her signing, many of her supporters and fans welcomed the legendary artist with a red-carpet event, moving the artist to tears at the warm and thrilling reception. Apart from being reunited with her husband and Kapamilya talent, Ogie Alcasid, people are simply dying to know what the network has in store for her.
It’s revealed that Regine will be setting foot on the world-class stage of ASAP every Sunday. The Songbird will have a weekly sitcom with Ogie—making everyone excited to see the couple star together in a show. But the icing on the cake goes to her participation in the upcoming reality singing competition, Search for the Idol Philippines.