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Concepción at her US concert press conference, November 2010
|Born||Maria Kristina Cassandra Cuneta Concepción
April 7, 1985
|Alma mater||American University of Paris|
|Occupation||Actress, singer, songwriter, celebrity endorser, model, host, dancer|
|Agent||Star Magic (2010–2011)
Viva Artists Agency (2011–present)
KC Concepción (born Maria Kristina Cassandra Cuneta Concepción on April 7, 1985) is a Filipina actress and singer who is currently a National Ambassador Against Hunger of the United Nations' World Food Programme.
Concepción is the daughter of singer-actress Sharon Cuneta and actor Gabby Concepcion, and adopted daughter of Senator-elect Francis Pangilinan. She reconnected with her father after thirteen years since her parents' annulment and his immigration to the United States in 1995.
She graduated grade school at Saint Pedro Poveda College in Mandaluyong. In 2003, she graduated from the International School Manila, and in 2007, graduated with a bachelor's degree in International Corporate Communications with a minor in Theatre Arts from the American University of Paris.
In 2010, Concepción joined Star Magic, but after a year, she left Star Magic and joined Viva Artists Agency, a talent management of Viva Entertainment, where her mother Sharon Cuneta came from.
In 2013, she starred in her first lead antagonist role in Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala, a short-lived drama series made acclaimed for Judy Ann Santos and Sam Milby. She busy to do action drama movie Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill, the Arturo Porcuna Story opposite ER Ejercito that one of the entry for the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival this marks is 1st Metro Manila Film Festival entry season.
2008-2009: a.k.a Cassandra
In 2008, KC Concepción released her first studio album on July 15, 2008 entitled "a.k.a Cassandra", on the Sony BMG Philippines label, which ranked number 1 based on total album sales in all Odyssey Record Bar branches nationwide. In fact, 1,102 copies of the album were sold in all Odyssey branches alone. KC Concepción made Philippine music history with her lead single "Imposible" during that year. KC has the most number of music downloads in the Philippines in the same year, which marked 1 million downloads online. KC Concepción thought that she would just perform her newest single, "Doo Be Doo", on the noontime TV show Wowowee on ABS-CBN Channel 2 on November 15, 2008. However, she was surprised when she was given a Platinum Record Award for her album "a.k.a. Cassandra".
In, 2010 KC released her Second Studio Album entitled KC, KC ranked number 3 based on OPM charts, in Astrovision Stores the album KC reached number 1. KC was launched on ASAP XV. KC was released on March 24, 2010, under the Sony Music label. she also set KC Mall Tour to promote KC album.
|2008||For the First Time||Sophia Carmina Sandoval||Star Cinema|
|2009||When I Met U||Jenny||GMA Films
|2010||I'll Be There||Maxi/Mina dela Cerna||Star Cinema|
|2011||Forever and a Day||Raffy||Star Cinema|
|2013||Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill, the Arturo Porcuna Story||Marla "Marla Dy" De Guzman||Scenema Concept International, Inc
List of TV commercials endorser
- Globe Telecom (2006-2008)
- Century Tuna
Awards, nominations and recognitions
|2008||1st Supreme to the Extreme Awards (Philippine Star)||Collaboration of the year with (Richard Gutierrez) with (Mark Nicdao)||For the First Time||Won|
|She Supreme Award for (Best Actress)||Won|
|4th ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards 2008||Pop Love Team with (Richard Gutierrez)||For the First Time||Nominated|
|Pop Female Performance||Nominated|
|Pop Movie Theme Song||Nominated|
|2009||3rd Gawad Genio Awards||Best Film Debut Performer||Won|
|25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||New Movie Actress of the Year||Won|
|2009||GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Princess of Philippine Movies & TV||Won|
|Most Promising Female Star of Movies & TV||Won|
|New Female Recording Artist of the Year (Promising Singer)||A.k.a Cassandra||Won|
|2009||11th Gawad Pasado Awards||Pinakapasadong Dangal ng Kabataan||Won|
|5th ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards||Pop Female Fashionista||Nominated|
|2011||25th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Talent Search Program Host||Star Circle Quest: The Search for the Next Kiddie Superstars||Nominated|
|Best Celebrity Talk Show Host||Simply KC||Nominated|
|Female Face of the Night||Won|
|2012||28th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Female Star of the Night||Won|
|Yahoo! OMG! Awards||Celebrity of the Year||Nominated|
|ASAP Pop Viewers Choice Awards||Pop Female Fashionista||Magazine Category||Nominated|
|Pop Cover Girl||Magazine Category||Nominated|
|30th Luna Awards||Best Actress||Forever and a Day||Nominated|
|26th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Female TV Host||ASAP 2012||Nominated|
|Best Female Celebrity Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host||The Buzz||Nominated|
|Fabulous Body of the Night||N/A||Won|
|2013||27th PMPC Star Awards for TV ||Best Drama Supporting Actress||Huwag Ka Lang Mawawala||Won|
|Best Talent Search Program Host||The X-Factor Philippines||Nominated|
|2013||39th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Festival Actress||Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill, the Arturo Porcuna Story||Nominated|
|2014||30th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actress of the Year||Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill, the Arturo Porcuna Story||Won|
|Darling of the Press||N/A||Nominated|
|62nd FAMAS Awards||Best Actress||Boy Golden: Shoot to Kill, the Arturo Porcuna Story||Won|
|Female Star of the Night||N/A||Won|
|28th PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Drama Supporting Actress||Ikaw Lamang||Won|
|2015||31st PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Darling of the Press||N/A||Nominated|
- "WFP National Ambassador Against Hunger KC Concepcion Reflects On Africa Visit". World Food Programme. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
- San Diego Jr., Bayani (26 August 2006). "When KC met Gabby (again)". Inquirer.net. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20110607105542/http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/252313/kc-concepcion-starts-work-the-buzz. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved April 21, 2010. Missing or empty
- https://web.archive.org/web/20090413124255/http://www.mtvasia.com/News/200507/08012196.html. Archived from the original on April 13, 2009. Retrieved May 28, 2009. Missing or empty
- Garcia, Rose (13 December 2008). "KC Concepcion returns to the stage via multi-media musical "Katy"". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
- Alvares, Trisha (6 April 2010). "KC Concepcion accepts The Buzz hosting job". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 27 May 2013.
- "ER Ejercito returns to MMFF as 'Boy Golden'". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
- "'Kaleidoscope World,' 'Boy Golden' join 2013 MMFF lineup". Sun Star. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
- "KC Concepcion has the same martial arts instructor as Angelina Jolie". PEP.ph. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
- "40th Box Office Entertainment Awards given out". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- PMPC announces nominees of the 27th PMPC Star Awards for Television, LionhearTV 27th PMPC Star Awards For TV 2013 Complete List of Winners, Entervrexworld