|Parent company||ABS-CBN Corporation|
|Founded||1995 (as Star Records)|
|Distributor(s)||Star Songs, Inc. (PHL)
The Orchard/Sony Music (USA)
S2S Pte. Ltd. (SIN)
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|Location||Quezon City, Metro Manila|
Star Music (formerly Star Records) is a Filipino record label based in Quezon City. It is owned by Star Recording, Inc., which in turn is owned and operated by the media conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation. Its publishing and distribution subsidiary in the Philippines is Star Songs, Inc. and has about 900 titles in its catalogue. Recently, Star Music signs long-term output deal with Jollibee.
- 1 Subsidiaries
- 2 Inactive subsidiaries
- 3 Discography
- 4 Some of the top recording artists of Star Music
- 5 References
- 6 External links
- ASAP Music- founded specifically for the show ASAP 2012.
- Black Bird- founded by singer/writer Aiza Seguerra.
- NuGen Music, Inc.- founded in 2007 for the purpose of digital music management.
- Star Songs, Inc.- publishing and distribution.
- Budget Music
- Istilo Records
- Startraxx Records - official record label for soundtracks of ABS-CBN shows and Star Cinema movies, its function is currently portrayed by the main label.
Some of the top recording artists of Star Music
Main article: List of artists signed to Star Music.
In the late 2000, Jessa Zaragoza went on to move to Star Records. She released her first single "Ibigay Mo Na" which became the one the most popular single and al and had the most of that time. Her last album with Star Records was the 2005 "Kahit Na Ilang Umaga." Her songs produced within Star Records include "Kung Kailan Pa" (2000), "Ikakasal Ka Na" (2000), "Susubukan Kong Muli" (2001), "Hindi Na Bale"(2005). In 2002, the single "Ikakasal Ka Na" was used for the soundtrack of the blockbuster film Got 2 Believe.
Ai-Ai Delas Alas
Lito sang some of today's most popular novelty hits such as "Otso-Otso", "Pamela-Mela Wan" and many more.
Gary Valenciano is one of the most respected singer/dancer in the Philippines. He is popularly known as "Mr. Pure Energy", regardless of being diabetic, he manages to deliver every song with full passion and dance every step with great power. He sang some of the OSTs of Star Cinema movies.
Erik was hailed grand champion in the 2003 Star In A Million singing contest in which he sang his edition of "This Is The Moment". He also sang today's hits "I'll Never Go", "Pagbigyang Muli" and "I'll Never Leave You."
Sheryn made a second place finish in the 2003 Star In A Million singing contest. She was also second in the 2004 Voice of Asia singing contest held in Kazakhstan. She is the lovely voice behind numerous theme songs such as "Kailan Kaya" (Marina TV Series OST), "Sabihin Mo Sa Akin" (Kampanerang Kuba TV Series OST), and "Hindi Ko Kayang Iwan Ka" (Gulong ng Palad Love OST). Sheryn also brings us hit renditions including "Come In Out Of The Rain" and "What I Do Best". Her song, "Dahil Nagmamahal", was chosen as the theme song of the inspiring show hosted by Ms. Bernadette Sembrano entitled, "Nagmamahal, Kapamilya". Recently, Sheryn launched her fourth album entitled "Starting Over Again".
Yeng Constantino's showbiz career started in 2006 when she joined a high-rated reality talent search show in ABS-CBN the Pinoy Dream Academy. The PopRock Princess popularized worldwide the song "Hawak Kamay" which happens to be her own composition also, the said song topped many radio stations in the Philippines especially WRR 101.9 which aired her song for about 36 weeks at its number 1 spot. She was also the voice behind the famous song like "Pangarap Lang", "If We Fall in Love" collaborated with RJ Jimenez, "Cool-Off", "Time-In", a beautiful revival of "Bulag, Pipi at Bingi", "Di na Ganun", and "Ikaw Lang Talaga". The singer also top-billed the songs which happens to be the original soundtracks of some movies and Kapamilya Teleseryes, Koreanovelas, and Reality Shows like "Hawak Kamay" for the movie "Kasal Kasali Kasalo" in 2006, "Habambuhay" for the movie Sakal Sakali Saklolo in 2007, "If We Fall In Love" for "Princess Hours", "Wag Mong Iwan ang Puso Ko" for "Ysabella", "Sabihin Mo Na" for "My Girl", "Time-In" for "Komiks Presents: VARGA!", "Ikaw Lang Talaga" for "Why Why Love", "Himig Ng Pag-Ibig" for "Dyosa", "Habambuhay" for "They Kissed Again", and "Awit ng Pangarap" for "PDA Seasons 1 and 2". She already made several multi-platinum albums like "Salamat" and "Jorney" her two solo albums, Nagmamahal Kapamilya which sold over 120,000 copies that made it sextuple platinum album and "Pinoy Dream Academy Vol.1" which was Platinum and "Pinoy Dream Academy Vol. 2, 3, & 4" which was all awarded Gold albums. The young singer is about to launch her third solo album.
Vina Morales is a singer/actress with a distinct voice and style. She made many hit songs in the past, one of those is her rendition of "Pangako Sa 'Yo", the theme song of the phenomenal soap opera Pangako Sa 'Yo.
Sandara Park debuted with Star Magic as a singer and actress in 2004 and gained an enormous amount of popularity.She left the Philippines in 2007 to start a new life in her home country, South Korea. In 2009 she debuted as the fresh vocalist of the wildly popular Korean girl group 2NE1.
Angeline Quinto was the winner of ABS-CBN's singing competition Star Power. She released her self-titled debut album under Star Records. The album has 14 tracks including the original, alternate, radio, extended remix and minus-one versions of "Patuloy Ang Pangarap", her winning piece in the said competition. Her debut album tops the list of selling albums for both local and foreign artists. It is considered the best-selling album of the first quarter of 2011. After a weeks her debut album received a gold certification from PARI.
After nine years with Universal Records, singer and world-class performer Jed Madela inked a contract with the music recording company of ABS-CBN.
Popularly known for emerging as champion in the 2005 World Championship of the Performing Arts besting 3,000 international contestants, Madela is now a contract artist of the Kapamilya record label, Star Records.