Angeline Quinto

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Angeline Quinto
Birth nameAngeline Quinto
Born(1989-11-26) November 26, 1989 (age 24)
Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM
OccupationsSinger, Actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2003-2005, 2010–present
LabelsStar Records, Star Cinema
 
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Angeline Quinto
Birth nameAngeline Quinto
Born(1989-11-26) November 26, 1989 (age 24)
Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM
OccupationsSinger, Actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2003-2005, 2010–present
LabelsStar Records, Star Cinema

Angeline Quinto (born November 26, 1989) is a Filipino singer, actress, and winner of Star Power: Search For The Next Female Pop Superstar in 2011.[1][2] In 2002, Quinto joined a prestigious singing competition on IBC 13 called, Star for a Night. She was then joined by, now Sarah Geronimo and Mark Bautista. In 2004, Angeline was a finalist in MTB Teen Popstar when she tied with Sherilyn Flores for the title and where she competed with Jonalyn Viray.

In 2010, she joined a now defunct variety show, Diz Iz It, and became a wildcard finalist. In 2011, Angeline also joined a prestigious singing competition of ABS-CBN, Star Power: Sharon's Search for the next Female Pop Superstar where she emerged as the winner and now the title as First female Pop Superstar for gaining a combined score from judges, online voting and text of 90.88%. The final showdown of the competition was held at the Ynares Sports Arena in Antipolo, Rizal. Quinto also triumph one million cash, a car, and an entertainment showcase from Sony Philippines, diamond jewelry from JMK Jewelry and an exclusive recording contract from Star Records. She has released her debut/self-titled album under Star Records, Angeline Quinto. The album has 14 tracks including the original, alternate, radio, extended remix and minus-one versions of "Patuloy Ang Pangarap", her winning contest piece in the 1st Search for the Next Female Pop Superstar.” 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.

On July 15, 2011 Angeline Quinto staged her first solo concert. She also toured and opened for Sharon Cuneta in her United States concert tour. She has sung several soundtracks for ABS-CBN television dramas and films. She is currently a performer on ASAP Rocks. Her album received a platinum certification from PARI. She is planning to release her second album this March 2012 and may feature duets with Regine Velasquez and Ogie Alcacid. She is currently finishing her first box-officed movie entitled You Light Up My Life with Coco Martin.

Early life[edit]

She was born on November 26, 1989, and the only daughter of Pop Quiros and Rosemarie Susan Mabao. Mabao initially wanted an abortion as she felt that she could no longer continue to be a mother while being in an abusive relationship with her father. Her father's aunt, Sylvia "Mama Bob" Quinto, however convinced her not to and instead offered to raise Angeline. After Mabao gave birth to Quinto, she gave up her parental rights to Mama Bob and fled while her father left for another family. Growing up in Sampaloc, Manila, Quinto was already aware that she was adopted and often kept in touch with her biological father however she never met her mother. She was eventually reunited with her mother twenty three years later in 2012.[3][4] She participated in several singing competitions in her town, but lost most of them. Despite her failures she still pursued her dreams and continued to compete in singing competitions. She would even sneak out of the house to join competitions. Then came a night of a very special night where she won 3 different competitions in just one night. Her grand mother was so proud when she won Php7,000 (US$165) and she even cooked a delicious dinner for her grandmother.

Her favorite motto is "Always put GOD first in everything we do".[5] She started to joined amateur and song contests around Manila. She finished her elementary at Dominican School Manila alongside popular Filipino singer Sarah Geronimo.

Career[edit]

Star for a Night Era[edit]

Angeline was a finalist were she competed with Sarah Geronimo in a singing competition hosted by the Asia's Songbird, Regine Velasquez. She also competed with Mark Bautista now recording star, and Mau Marcelo later won as first Philippine Idol and became Philippine Diamond Diva.[6] Sharon Cuneta was one of the judges that night and the host of Star Power: Sharon's Search For the Next Female Pop Superstar.

MTB: Teen PopStar Era[edit]

Angeline was a finalist were she competed with Jonalyn Viray. Charice became a champion in Bulilit PopStar division.[7]

Diz Iz It Era[edit]

She also joined GMA's Diz Iz It segment Diz Iz Kantahan: Challenge the Champion, where she was a wildcard finalist[8] or 1st Grand Finalist.

Star Power: Sharon Search For the Next Female Superstar Era[edit]

She holds now the title as First female Pop Superstar for gaining a combined score from judges, online voting and text of 92.88%., followed by the 21-year old Krissel Valdez from Davao as the runner up. Monica Sacay ranked third where she scored 85.196%. The final showdown of the competition was held at the Ynares Center in Antipolo where Angeline Quinto bested four other finalists (Akiko, K-La, Monica and Krissel). There were three rounds of showdown. Akiko Solon of Cebu was the first to be eliminated at round one where all five contestants performed a song of their choice. In the second elimination round, four finalists performed a song picked by the judges. Unpredictably, K-La Rivera was eliminated on this round with a final score of 83.45. The three remaining contestants competed for the third and final round singing an original composition from Star Records. Quinto also triumphed one million cash, a car, and an entertainment showcase from Sony Philippines, diamond jewelry from JMK Jewelry and an exclusive recording contract from Star Records. She is officially member of ASAP Rocks.

On July 15, 2011, Quinto staged her first solo concert. She also toured and opened for Sharon Cuneta in her United States concert tour. She has sung several soundtracks for ABS-CBN television dramas and films. She is currently a performer on ASAP Rocks. Her album received a Double Platinum certification from PARI.

Influences[edit]

Angeline Quinto has cited various artists as influences to her musical style. She grew up listening to songs of Regine Velasquez and says she is the main reason she does music. Quinto credits Velasquez's singing and her song "What Kind Of Fool Am I" as influencing her to begin practicing vocal "runs" as a child, as well as helping her pursue a career as a musician. Quinto also cites influences from American artists such as Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and Beyonce Knowles.

Discography[edit]

Studio album[edit]

YearTitleLabelStatus
2011
Angeline Quinto
Star RecordsDouble Platinum
(certified by PARI)
Angeline Quinto: "Patuloy Ang Pangarap"
(Expanded Premium Edition)[9]
2012
Fall In Love Again
Platinum
(certified by PARI)

Compilation album[edit]

YearTitleLabelStatus
2012
Walang Hanggan album
Star RecordsPlatinum
(certified by PARI)

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
May 30, 2012
"Born To Love You"[10][11]
Joey Liwanag
Lead Role
Star Cinema
June 26, 2013
"Four Sisters and a Wedding"[12]
Princess Bayag
Supporting Role
Star Cinema
July 31, 2013
"Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?"
Tangerine
Special Participation
Star Cinema

Television appearances[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2013Maalaala Mo Kaya: Make-upEllahABS-CBN
MatanglawinHerself Guest Segment Presenter
Rated KHerself Special Guest
Pilipinas Got Talent (Season 4)Herself Guest Performer
Kahit Konting PagtinginAurora Cantada-Ledesma
2012Wansapanataym: Ang Bagong Kampeon Sa Bagong TaonMelody
It's ShowtimeHerself Guest performer
The X Factor PhilippinesHerself Guest Performer
Toda MaxAngelina Quintas
BandilaHerself Recurring Special Guest (2012-present)
Princess and IHerself, As asinger in the Philippines
Maalaala Mo Kaya: GongKarina
2011Kris TVHerself Recurring Guest (2011-present)
The BuzzHerself Recurring Guest (2011-2013)
2011–PresentASAPHost/Performer
2011Star PowerChampion
2010Diz Iz Kantahan: Challenge the Champion1st Grand FinalistGMA Network
2005MTB Teen PopstarChampionABS-CBN
2003Star For A Night[13]Grand FinalistIBC

Awards and Nomination[edit]

YearAwardCategoryResult
201326th Awit AwardsBest Inspirational/Religious Recording (Lipad ng Pangarap)Won
26th Awit AwardsBest Song Written For TV/Movie/Stage Play (Nag-iisang bituin)Won
26th Awit AwardsPhilippines Most Downloaded Artist for 2012Won
ASAP 189th Platinum Circle AwardeesWon
20123rd Tambayan OPM AwardsAlbum of the YearWon
Asian Entertainer Awardee (Consumers Choice)Outstanding Female Pop Performing ArtistWon
Golden TV Screen AwardsBest Female performerWon
6th 24K Gold Award WinnersFemale AwardeesWon
8th Platinum Circle AwardeesSingle Platinum AwardeesWon
8th Platinum Circle AwardeesDouble Platinum AwardeesWon
2011Star PowerChampionWon
Catholic Mass Media AwardsBest Secular Song (Patuloy Ang Pangarap)Won
3rd PMPC Star Awards for MusicSong of the Year (Patuloy Ang Pangarap)Won
3rd PMPC Star Awards for MusicNew Female Recording Artist of the YearWon
Aliw AwardsBest New ArtistWon
ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice AwardsPOP KAPAMILYA TV THEMESONG (Kunin Mo Na Ang Lahat Sa Akin)Won
ASAP PLatinum Circle AwardPlatinum(Self-Titled Album: Angeline Quinto)Won
Guillermo Mendoza AwardsFemale Recording Artist of the YearWon
2005MTB PopstarChampionWon

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