Elmo Magalona at the 2013 Candy Style Awards.
|Birth name||Elmo Magalona|
|Also known as||Moe, SuperElmo|
April 27, 1994 |
|Genres||OPM, R&B, Rap|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, Singer, Actor, Model, Product Endorser|
|Instruments||Guitar, harmonica, drums, beatbox, vocals|
|Associated acts||Francis Magalona, Julie Anne San Jose, Janine Gutierrez, Pia Magalona, Maxene Magalona, Frank Magalona, Arkin Magalona, Saab Magalona, Clara Magalona|
Elmo Moses Arroyo Magalona, better known as simply Elmo Magalona (born April 27, 1994 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino actor and singer. He is the sixth (of eight) child of Francis Magalona. He is a trusted product endorser, having numerous television commercials and billboards around the country. He has also graced the covers of several magazines.
Magalona's first appearance on the Pinoy hiphop/rock scene was when he was six months old being featured on the cover of FreeMan. He reappeared on his father's album five years later on FreeMan 2. Magalona appeared in a noodle commercial called "Lucky Me Supreme" along with his father. He also appeared as a young drummer in Kjwan's music video, "One Look".
In 2010 Magalona joined the cast of the GMA's television pilot Bantatay as a series regular. He also appeared in the fantasy series Kaya ng Powers in a recurring role. He was also included as a series regular of Pilyang Kerubin.
In 2011, the young actor-rapper, together with fellow artist Sam Concepcion, performed as the front act in Miley Cyrus' concert in SM Mall of Asia concert grounds. In the same year, he was launched as a movie star in the movie, Tween Hearts: Class of 2012.
Magalona appeared on GMA Network's variety show Party Pilipinas as a regular performer and host. Aside from being known as the "Heir of Rap," he is also known as the other half of the popular musical tandem, "JuliElmo" side by side with his partner, Julie Anne San Jose, an experiment-gone-successful of the Sunday noon show. They have collaborated in several youtube videos, currently having more than a million views. Together, they have graced the stage as the rapping-singing tandem, performing weekly and even starring as the lead characters on short films, Red Mask Trilogy (2010) and Yellow Note 1 & 2 (2012). He also starred in Party Pilipinas musicals, Elmo and Julie Anne: A Wazak Love Story (2012), and Status: It's Complicated (2013). Their onscreen chemistry was also seen when they were included in the cast of Andres de Saya (2011) and Daldalita (2011). He was included in the cast of Tweets For My Sweet in 2012. He also starred as the lead in the show Together Forever, as Ely Trinidad opposite his love team partner, Julie Anne San Jose. The award-winning tandem went as far as having their love team's launching movie, Just One Summer in 2012. He was also featured in his tandem partner's debut music video, "I'll Be There" and the sophomore, "Enough", in the same year.
In May 2013, Elmo Magalona, in collaboration with Oishi, released a remake of a famous song by his dad, and renamed it "Kaleidoscope World Forever More". The remake featured his duet with the late master rapper. A music video was also created, with certain modifications and inserting Elmo digitally to the original Music Video.
In 2014, he was chosen as one of the interpreters of the Philpop entry, "Qrush On You", alongside Jay-R and Q-York. He is currently seen in the Sunday variety show, Sunday All Stars as a host and performer. He was the lead star in the CinemalayaX entry, #Y and was one of the lead stars in the recently concluded Villa Quintana together with his rumored girlfriend and onscreen love team Janine Gutierrez. The tandem is set to unite again for a primetime soap, "More Than Words".
|2014||More Than Words||Hiro Vera/Sebastian||GMA Network|
|Sunday All Stars||Host & Performer|
|2013||Genesis||Antonio De Guzman|
|The Ryzza Mae Show||Himself|
|2012||Together Forever||Ely Trinidad|
|Tweets For My Sweet||Dino Mercado|
|Ikaw Lang Ang Mamahalin||Young Ferdinand|
|Andres de Saya||Bryan|
|Party Pilipinas Elmo and Julie Anne: A Wazak Love Story||Elmo Montero|
|Maynila: Takot na Puso||Santi|
|Charice: Home for Valentine's||Himself|
|Maynila: Victims of Love||Joey|
|2010||Kaya ng Powers||Gustin Powers|
|Party Pilipinas Red Mask||Himself|
|Pilyang Kerubin||Aaron Alejandrino|
|Kap's Amazing Stories Kids Edition||Host|
|2011||Tween Academy: Class of 2012||Enzo/Lorenzo||GMA Films|
|2012||Just One Summer||Daniel Cuaresma Jr./Nyel||GMA Films|
|2014||#Y||?????||Star Cinema (Elmo's 1st Star Cinema Movie)|
|2010||In Love and War||Collaborated with Ely Buendia on behalf of Francis M||Sony Music|
|2011||Tween Academy: Class of 2012 soundtrack||Himself||GMA Records|
Awards and nominations
|Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Performance by an Actor||Nominated|
|42nd Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Awards||Most Promising Loveteam of 2010 (w/ Julie Anne San Jose)||Won|
|24th Aliw Awards||Best Teen Performer||Won|
|Yes Mag 100 Most Beautiful Stars||Newbie||Won|
|2012||43rd Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Awards||Promising male Singer/Performer||Won|
|2nd Yahoo OMG Awards||Male Singer of the Year||Nominated|
|Candy Style Awards 2012||Most Stylish Loveteam (w/ Julie Anne San Jose)||Won|
|Meg Top Choice 2012||Top Youth Icon of the Year||Won|
|2013||Myx Music Awards 2013||Favorite Guest Appearance In A Music Video (I'll Be There-Julie Anne San Jose)||Won|
|(ABS-CBN CELEBRITY PUSH Celebrity Style Awards||Young Stylist Guys On Rise||Won|
|GMA Artist Center||Most Liked Male Artist||Won|
|Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards||Male Performer Of The Year||Won|
|Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards||Fan Club of The Year (JuliElmo Pexers)||Won|
|Yes Mag 100 Most Beautiful Stars 2013||Breakthrough||Won|
|PEP List 2013||Male Teen Star Of The Year||Won|
- Elmo Magalona says he dedicates every performance to his late dad Francis M.
- Elmo Magalona, most requested ng fans sa Party Pilipinas
- "42nd Box-Office Entertainment Awards honors outstanding actors and actresses of 2010". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- "Vice Ganda named Phenomenal Box-Office Star; Derek Ramsay is Box-Office King while Anne Curtis and Cristine Reyes share Box-Office Queen title". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-20.