Yeng Constantino

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Yeng Constantino
Birth name Josephine Eusebio Constantino
Born (1988-12-04) December 4, 1988 (age 25)
Rodriguez, Philippines
Genres OPM, pinoy rock, alternative rock, pinoy pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter and actress
Instruments Guitar, Vocals
Years active 2006–present
Labels Star Records (2006–present)
Website Official Website

Josephine "Yeng" Constantino (born December 4, 1988) is a Filipina pop-rock singer-songwriter and actress. She won the title "Grand Star Dreamer" of Pinoy Dream Academy, the Philippine edition of Endemol's reality TV show Star Academy.


Early life[edit]

Josephine "Yeng" Eusebio Constantino is the youngest of five siblings in the Constantino family. Her parents are Joselito Constantino and Susan Constantino 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[citation needed].

Career[edit]

2006–2007: Pinoy Dream Academy, career beginnings and Salamat[edit]

Yeng Constantino won the Pinoy Dream Academy becoming the first "Grand Star Dreamer.", followed by Jay-R Siaboc, as the first runner-up.

After winning, Star Records launched Constantino's debut album entitled Salamat (album), containing 10 songs, seven of which were original compositions by Constantino. Her album reached its Gold Record status two weeks after its release and then later took its Platinum Record after a month, followed by a "3x Platinum Record" after several months of its release.

2008: Commercial success and Journey[edit]

After the success of her multi-platinum debut album, Star Records produced Constantino's second album. On February 28, 2008, her second album Journey (Yeng Constantino album) was launched. The carrier single 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[edit]

Lapit, her third studio Album was released digitally via Star Records Official Website on October 9, 2009 then later released in physical format in music stores in the Philippines, 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 went on to receive 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 80's and 90's OPM Hits. It was commercially successful and achieved Platinum status shortly after its release.

2013–present: Transformation and Metamorphosis[edit]

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 on Myx Channel. It features Filipino actor Enchong Dee as Constatino's love interest. The third single, "Sandata", was released on July 3, 2013.

In 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.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
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–present ASAP Herself ABS-CBN Performer/Host
2006 Pinoy Dream Academy Herself ABS-CBN 1st Star Dreamer

Movies[edit]

Shift 2013

Discography[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

2014

  • MYX Music Awards 2014: "Favorite Female Artist"
  • MOR Pinoy Music Awards 2014: "Song of the Year: Chinito"

2013

  • 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"

2012

  • MYX Music Awards 2012: "Favorite Female Artist"
  • PMPC Star Awards for Music 2012: "Female Rock Artist of the Year"

2011

  • 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"

2010

  • 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"

2009

  • 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

2008

  • 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"

2007

  • Best Theme Song (Kasal Kasali Kasalo's "Hawak Kamay"): 32nd Metro Manila Film Festival[1]
  • 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[2]
  • 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[3]
  • Extremely Requested Videoke Song ("Hawak Kamay"): 2nd IFM Pinoy Music Awards[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Avante, Wells (30 December 2006). ""Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo" wins 10 trophies in the MMFF Awards Night". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Antazo, Balot (10 December 2007). "Yeng Constantino wins two trophies in the 2007 OPM Songhits Awards". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 20 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Star Records wins 6 music awards". ABS-CBN News Online. 2008-02-09. Retrieved 2008-04-20. [dead link]

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Preceded by
First
Pinoy Dream Academy
Grand Star Dreamer

2006
Succeeded by
Laarni Lozada