Zia Quizon

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Zia Quizon
Birth name Zia Padilla Quizon
Born (1991-09-23) September 23, 1991 (age 22)
Origin Manila, Philippines
Genres OPM, Pop
Occupations Singer
Years active 2011-present
Labels PolyEast

Zia Denise Marie Padilla Quizon (born September 23, 1991), known by her stage name Zia Quizon, is a Filipina singer-songwriter and recording artist. She began her career after being signed to PolyEast Records and releasing her self-titled debut album in 2011.

Biography[edit]

Zia Denise Marie Padilla Quizon was born in September 23, 1991. She is the only biological daughter of actor and comedian Rodolfo Vera Quizon with actress and singer Zsa Zsa Padilla. She also has two other siblings; her older, maternal half-sister, Karylle, from her mother's previous marriage and a younger adopted sister, Nicole. She also has seventeen other siblings by her father from previous relationships, with Quizon being the youngest.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Quizon made her debut in October 2011 with an original song called "Ako Na Lang", which was written and produced by Jungee Marcelo. It was the first single from her self-titled debut album. The song was received well commercially and it's music video peaked at #1 on Myx chart. She then released a second single called "Dear Lonely", written by Kiko Salazar.[4] Her self-titled debut album, Zia, consists of six tracks with three being original composition and the other being covers. She later received many awards for the work from the album including a "Favorite New Artist" award from Myx and a Gold Record Award from ASAP.[5]

On July 7, 2013, she announced that her second studio album be released and will contain mainly original composition than her previous album.[6] The first single from the album premiered on July 8 at My Only Radio FM radio station titled, "Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?", the official theme song for the film of the same name. The song was written by Jungee Marcelo who also wrote her debut single.[7][8] The music video for the song was released on ABSstarcinema's YouTube channel on July 23. The video's plot features Quizon at a photo shoot session while being pursued by a man who works on set, played by Ramon Bautista who is also the author of the book which the film was based on.[9] The title of her second studio album was later announced to be "A Little Bit Of Lovin'" and was released digitally on July 18.[10][11] The album contains ten tracks as opposed to her debut album, with eighth original tracks and two covers of "Seven Nation Army" by American rock duo The White Stripes and "Masdan Mo Ang Kapaligiran" from Pinoy rock band Asin.[12] The carrier single "Pasakalye", premiered on July 16.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Quizon graduated from De La Salle University.[14] On July 10, 2012, Quizon's father died at the age of 83.[15][16][17][18]

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011-present ASAP Herself Recurring cast
2012 Sarah G. Live Herself Guest Performer
2012 Gandang Gabi, Vice! Herself Guest

Discography[edit]

Year Album Title and Singles Released Recording Company PARI Certification
2011 Zia[19]
  • Ako Na Lang
  • Dear Lonely
*PolyEast EMI Gold
2013 A Little Bit Of Lovin'[20]
  • Katulad Ng Iba (Duet With Gloc 9)
  • Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo
  • Pasakalye
*PolyEast EMI

Awards[edit]

  • 2012 - Gold Record Award for her Debut Album (ASAP)
  • 2012 - MYX Music Awards 2012: Favorite New Artist[21]
  • 2012 - Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist “Ako Na Lang”
  • 2012 - Best Performance by A New Female Recording Artist “Ako Na Lang”
  • 2012 - Song of the Year “Ako Na Lang”
  • 2012 - Best Engineered Recording: “Simple Girl”
  • 2013 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards - Promising Female Singer/Performer[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zia Quizon". ASAP. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Belen, W.M. (23 September 2011). "Zia Quizon–another beauty and brains enters showbiz". The Manila Times. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "How Nicole came into Dolphy's life". 17 July 2012. ABS CBN News. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.ziaquizon.com/
  5. ^ "Awards". 28 December 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Zia unbound". 7 July 2013. Inquirer.net. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Zia Quizon's new single #BakitHindikaCrushngCrushMo on Monday sa MOR 101.9!". 6 July 2013. Zinians Official Twitter page. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Kim, Xian in 'Bakit Hindi Ka Crush ng Crush Mo?' trailer". 12 July 2013. ABS CBN News.com. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo by Zia Quizon". 23 July 2013. ABSstarcinema's YouTube channel. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  10. ^ "Hey guys the carrier single of @ziaquizon's A LITTLE OF LOVIN' will be out anytime this week. Hope you will support it. #PASAKALYE". 15 July 2013. PolyEastRecords' Twitter Page. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  11. ^ "Hey, guys! My new album is now available for digital download on iTunes & http://mymusicstore.com ! Hope you guys like it <3". 20 July 2013. Zia Quizon's Twitter page. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  12. ^ Valera, Miro. "ZIA QUIZON Gives "A Little Bit Of Lovin'" And More On 2nd Album!". 22 August 2013. MYX.PH. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  13. ^ "My new single "Pasakalye" will be playing on Magic 89.9... Right now!". 16 July 2013. Zia Quizon's Twitter Page. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  14. ^ "Featured Singer: Zia Quizon". Geo Tayo. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  15. ^ "Dolphy passes away, says partner Zsa Zsa Padilla". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 10 July 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  16. ^ "Comedy King Dolphy passes away". The Philippine Star. 10 July 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  17. ^ Bunoan, Vladmir (10 July 2012). "Dolphy is dead at 83". Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  18. ^ Jimenez, Fidel; Amanda Fernandez (10 July 2012). "Curtains down for Dolphy at 83". Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  19. ^ "Zia Quizon, Zia". Phil Charts. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  20. ^ "A Little Bit Of Lovin' - MyMusicStore Philippines". 20 July 2013. MyMusicStore. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  21. ^ "Zia Quizon wins at MYX Music Awards; scores Gold for album". The Manila Bulletin. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  22. ^ "44th Guillermo Mendoza Box-Office Entertainment Awards". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-19.

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