Guji Lorenzana

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Guji Lorenzana
Birth name Gregory Mangindin Lorenzana, Jr.
Also known as GuJi, Goo-G
Born (1980-05-11) May 11, 1980 (age 34)
Origin Long Beach, California
Genres Pop, Alternative rock, Pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer, Actor, Host, Commercial Model, Recording Artist, Theater Actor
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2008 - present
Labels LuKas Music Philippines (2006-2008)
Star Records / Quantum Music (2010-2011)
Star Magic (2008–present)
Website http://www.gujilorenzana.com

Gregory Mangindin Lorenzana, Jr., who is better known as Guji (pronounced "Goo-G") Lorenzana (born May 11, 1980, in Long Beach, California, U.S.), is an actor, theater actor, host, former radio DJ for Mellow 94.7 (2008-2010), freelance magazine contributor, former commercial model, and a Filipino alternative rock, pop rock singer.

As a talent of ABS-CBN's Star Magic (aka Star Circle) Batch 16, where he was officially launched on ASAP 08 on August 17, 2008[1] Guji is now seen on various ABS-CBN television shows and publications. Guji's first major project with ABS-CBN had him star alongside Kaye Abad is the TV adaptation of popular Tagalog pocketbook, Precious Hearts Romances Presents: The Bud Brothers, where Guji played the role of Rei, loveteam of Pepper (Kaye Abad).[2] When Guji is not busy with his acting career, he is often seen in Metro Manila's live music scene,[3] singing with his project band, Aminado.

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Network
2008 I Love Betty La Fea Himself / Ecomodel ABS-CBN
2009 Midnight DJ Paul TV5
Precious Hearts Presents: The Bud Brothers Series Reynaldo "Rei' Arambulo ABS-CBN
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Storybook Lauro
Your Song Presents: Someone To Love Troy
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Somewhere In My Heart Aaron
2009-2011 ASAP 09 Himself/Performer
2010 Your Song Presents: My Last Romance Raul
Hair Is Your Moment Jason Abad
Magkano Ang Iyong Dangal? James
2011 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kwintas Joseph
Imortal Philemon
Your Song Presents: Kim Jess
I Dare You Himself/Kapamilya Challenger
Regal Shocker: Salamin Raymond TV5
Cityscapes Guest Co-Host ANC
Wansapanataym: Christmas Caroline Charles Andrews ABS-CBN
2012 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Lumayo Ka Man Sa Akin Neil
Wansapanataym: Witchy Mitch Arthur
Cityscapes Guest Co-Host ANC
Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Paraiso Eric Gonzales ABS-CBN
2013 Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw Mario
May Isang Pangarap Himself
The Voice of the Philippines Himself/Contestant (together with his sister Grace)
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Walis
2014 Moon of Desire Philip
Wansapanataym: Perfecto Mr. Santos
Film
Year Film Role Producer
2010 Paano Na Kaya Louie Star Cinema
Babe, I Love You Jet Star Cinema
Viva Films
Till My Heartaches End John Star Cinema
2011 Segunda Mano
2012 Guni-Guni Javier Regal Films
Suddenly It's Magic Marvin Star Cinema
24/7 In Love Stefan
2013 It Takes A Man And A Woman Carlo Star Cinema
Viva Films
She's The One Mike Star Cinema
2014 Filemon
Bitukang Manok Benji Cinema One Originals Festival 2014, Winner of Best Cinematography. Directed By Alec Figuracion
2015 Silong Gib Directed by Jeffrey Hidalgo. Also starring Piolo Pascual, Rhian Ramos.
Music Video
Year Music Video Artist
2011 Kapitan Paraluman
Halik by Kamikazee
2012 Tagpuan
Huling Sayaw Kamikazee featuring Kyla
For You Paraluman

Theater[edit]

Theater Philippines
Year Title Role Notes
2008 West Side Story Snowboy Stages Productions. Starring Christian Bautista, Karylle
Believe The Pop Musical Manila Starring Keith Martin, Rahda, Isabelle Gonzales
2009
Tales Of The Manuvu Oggasi Cultural Center of The Philippines, Ballet Philippines. Also starring Robert Sena.
2010 Legally Blonde The Musical Warner Huntington III Atlantis Productions. Also starring Nikki Gil, Nyoy Volante
2014 Grease The Musical Danny Zuko 9 Works Theatrical. Directed by Robbie Guevara. Also starring Tippy Dos Santos, Antoinette Taus

Award[edit]

  • On 2011 Aliw Awards for Best Male Live Performer for 19 East (Nominated)
  • On 2009 PMPC Star Awards for TV "Best Male-New TV Personality" for Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Bud Brothers (Nominated)
  • On 2008 Awit Awards for "Best Male Performance" for Tagumpay featured on his Without Your Love album released under indie label LuKas Music Philippines (Nominated)

Discography[edit]

Title Release Date Label Singles
Voizboys - Fusion LP (Guji Lorenzana, JayR Siaboc, Nico Antonio, Tom Rodriguez) May 2010 Quantum Music, Distributed by Star Records Philippines Todo Na, Sinta
Without Your Love - LP (Enhanced Compact Disc / AVCD) December 2007 LuKas Music Philippines (Independent), Distributed by Synergy Music Corp. Philippines Tagumpay, Kasalanan Ba?
Guji Lorenzana - EP (CD Lite) October 2006 Distributed by Ivory Records Philippines I'll Be Yours Forever*, Dahil Sa Iyo (Because of You)**
Not Another Christmas Album 3 (Compilation) December 2006 Jam 88.3 Promotional Album
Five Days More (CD Single)*** November 2005 Immij Records USA Five Days More

* Ogie Alcasid first wrote and released "I'll Be Yours Forever" on his "Better Man" album, yet never became a single
** Keith Martin's popular hit song, Because of You, which was re-made several times by other Filipino artist, was re-made into Tagalog for the first time by Guji (entitled - Dahil Sa Iyo).
*** Five Days More was released under the birth name of Guji, Gregory Lorenzana

References[edit]

All written information not cited are taken from Guji Lorenzana's Official Websites, Blogs, and Mailing List (see external links).

  1. ^ Star Magic Batch 16 launched on ASAP ‘08[dead link]
  2. ^ Rose Garcia (2009-04-05). "Precious Hearts Romances to be dramatized on television". News Blog. PEP.ph. Retrieved April 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ spot. "Live at Izakaya". Entertainment. spot.ph. 

Guji Lorenzana's Official Websites and Mailing List are moderated by his management.

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