|Birth name||Josephine Eusebio Constantino|
December 4, 1988 |
|Genres||OPM, pinoy rock, alternative rock, pinoy pop|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter and actress|
|Labels||Star Records (2006–present)|
Josephine "Yeng" Constantino (born December 4, 1988) is a Filipina pop-rock singer and host. She won as "Grand Star Dreamer" of Pinoy Dream Academy, the Philippine edition of Endemol's reality TV show Star Academy.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Career
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Discography
- 5 Awards and recognition
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Josephine "Yeng" Eusebio Constantino is the youngest of five siblings in the Constantino family. Her parents are Lito and Susan and her siblings are Donna, Jocelyn, Nano and Cookie. She is the 4th degree cousin of Robi Domingo, 2nd Runner Up of Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition Plus. She is also, niece of Pasig City Mayor Bobby Eusebio. She is a Born-Again Christian.
2006–2007: Pinoy Dream Academy, career beginnings and Salamat
After winning as the Pinoy Dream Academy Grand Champion, Star Records launched Yeng's debut album entitled Salamat (album), containing 10 songs, in which seven of it were Yeng's original compositions. Her album reached its "Gold Record" two weeks after its release and then later took its "Platinum Record" after a month, followed by "3x Platinum Record" after several month of its release.
2008: Commercial success and Journey
When Star Records saw the great achievement of the preppy-rocker, they produced her second album after the multi-platinum success of her debut album. On February 28, 2008, her second album Journey (Yeng Constantino album) was launched. The carrier single of the said album is "Ikaw Lang Talaga". The album contains 12 tracks, some of which were written by Yeng herself, The album reached Gold after several months.
2009–2012: Yeng Versions Live, and Lapit
Lapit, her third studio Album was released digitally via Star Records Official Website on October 9, 2009 then later released in physical in Music Stores Nationwide, a week after the album was pulled out due to some technical errors in the album track listing and was re-release before its grand album launch on November 1, 2009. Lapit later received a Platinum status.
On October 5, 2011. Star Records released her fourth studio album entitled Yeng Versions Live. It is her very first Live Studio Album where she sang the 80's and 90's OPM Hits. It was commercially successful to receive to a Platinum status very short period of time upon its release.
2013–present: Transformation and Metamorphosis
She released her fifth Studio album entitled Metamorphosis on January 28, 2013. Its first single, "B.A.B.A.Y", was released on January 9 to radio stations. The music video for the second single, "Chinito", premiered on May 24 at Myx Channel. It features Filipino actor Enchong Dee as Constatino's love interest. The third single, "Sandata", was released on July 3, 2013.
November 2013 Yeng shared to media her international single “Better Than Yesterday,” a slice of drum-laden pop with a sprinkling of rap courtesy of Singaporean rapper, actor and radio personality, Sheikh Haikel.The Track was Produced By Shorya Sharma.
|2010–2011||Music Uplate Live||Herself||ABS-CBN||Host|
|2008||Pinoy Dream Academy: Season 2 - Special Primer||Herself||ABS-CBN||Host|
|2007||Myx Music Awards 2007||Herself||Studio 23|
|2007||Your Song: "Salamat"||Herself||ABS-CBN||Singer/cameo|
|2007||Your Song: "If We Fall In Love"||Herself||ABS-CBN||Singer/cameo|
|2007||Your Song: "Cool Off"||Herself||ABS-CBN||Singer/cameo|
|2007||Your Song: "Pangarap Lang"||Herself||ABS-CBN||Singer/cameo|
|2006||Pinoy Dream Academy||Herself||ABS-CBN||1st Star Dreamer|
Awards and recognition
- Named as Academy of Rock's Ambassadress
- Rock School London: Honorary Licentiate Diploma
- MYX Music Awards 2013: "Favorite Female Artist"
- PMPC Star Awards for Music 2013: "Rock Album of the Year" - "Metamorphosis"
- PMPC Star Awards for Music 2013: "Music Video of the Year" - "Chinito"
- MYX Music Awards 2012: "Favorite Female Artist"
- PMPC Star Awards for Music 2012: "Female Rock Artist of the Year"
- MYX Music Awards 2011: "Favorite Music Video" - "Jeepney Love Story"
- MYX Music Awards 2011: "Favorite Song" - "Jeepney Love Story"
- MYX Music Awards 2011: "Favorite Female Artist"
- MYX Music Awards 2011: "Favorite Collaboration" - "Kung Wala Na Nga – 6cyclemind Feat. Kean Cipriano & Yeng Constantino"
- MYX Music Awards 2011: "Favorite Myx Celebrity VJ"
- ASAP 24K Gold Award - "Yeng Versions Live"
- Tambayan 101.9 OPM Awards 2010: "Female Artist of the Year"
- Awit Awards 2010: "Texters' Choice Song of the Year" - "Lapit"
- PMPC Star Awards for Music 2010: "Album of the Year" - "Lapit"
- Philippine Digital Music Awards 2009: "Best Female Artist"
- 1st Waki OPM Awards 2009 - "Album of the Year"
- Star Magic 3rd Annual Ball 2009 - "Most Fashion Forward"
- ASAP 24K Gold Award - "Journey" Album
- Pop Music Video ("Himig ng Pag-Ibig"): ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards 2008
- Awit Awards 2008: "Best Album of the year" - "Salamat"
- Awit Awards 2008: "Best inspirational/religious song" - "Salamat"
- Awit Awards 2008: "Best-selling album of the year" - "Salamat"
- Awit Awards 2008: "People's Choice Favorite Song of the Year" - "Salamat"
- Awit Awards 2008: "People's Choice FAvorite Music Video" - "Time-In"
- Best Theme Song (Kasal Kasali Kasalo's "Hawak Kamay"): 32nd Metro Manila Film Festival
- Most Promising Female Recording/Concert Artist: 2006 Box Office Entertainment Awards.
- Best New Female Singer: Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Awards
- Female Artist Awardee: ASAP '07 24K Awards
- Pop Movie Theme Song (Kasal Kasali Kasalo's "Hawak Kamay"): ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards 2007
- Pop Music Video ("Time In"): ASAP Pop Viewer's Choice Awards 2007
- Compilation Awardee ("Nagmamahal Kapamilya Album"): 3rd ASAP Platinum Circle Awards
- Female Awardee ("Salamat"): 3rd ASAP Platinum Circle Awards
- Best New Artist: 2007 Aliw Awards
- Favorite New Artist: 1st OPM Songhits 2007 Awards
- Top 40 Brand Award: 1st OPM Songhits 2007 Awards
- Best Theme Song (Kasal Kasali Kasalo's "Hawak Kamay"): 55th FAMAS Awards 2007
- Breakthrough Artist: 1st OPM Songhits Awards 2007
- Hitmaker Of The Year: Yeng Constantino (7 hit songs for the year 2007): 1st Megamixx Radio Music Awards (Guam)
- Most Popular Song by a Duo ("If we fall in love" with RJ Jimenez): 2nd IFM Pinoy Music Awards
- Extremely Requested Videoke Song ("Hawak Kamay"): 2nd IFM Pinoy Music Awards
- Avante, Wells (30 December 2006). ""Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo" wins 10 trophies in the MMFF Awards Night". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- Antazo, Balot (10 December 2007). "Yeng Constantino wins two trophies in the 2007 OPM Songhits Awards". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- "Star Records wins 6 music awards". ABS-CBN News Online. 2008-02-09. Retrieved 2008-04-20.[dead link]
- Yeng Constantino at the Internet Movie Database
- Yeng's Video and News
- Yeng Constantino's profile at ABS-CBN.com Beta
- Yeng Constantino's Lucena City Album Tour
- Yeng Constantino's Live Chat event - Journey, An Album Launch
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