Rico Blanco

Rico Blanco

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Birthday: March 17, 1973
Birthplace: Ermita, Manila

Rico Blanco first gained popularity as the keyboardist, guitarist, main song writer and vocalist of the popular Filipino band Rivermaya. He departed from he band in 2007 and in the following year launched his first single as a solo recording artist. The song, entitled Yugto, earned four major awards from Awit. He is credited for writing and arranging the United Nations MGD theme Tayo, Tayo Rin and the Philippine Department of Tourism theme Biyahe Tayo, as well as for co-writing the 2005 Southeast Asian Games theme song Posible. During the campaign season of 2010, he also recorded Ako Ang Simula, with Imago’s Aia de Leon and Sandwich’s Raimund Marasigan, to encourage the youth to actively participate in the elections. His personally written, recorded and released single Bangon also stood as his major contribution to raise funds for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, having waived all royalties for mobile downloads for the benfit of those badly hit by the typhoon. Rico ventured into acting by playing the villain in the ABS-CBN supernatural drama Imortal, for which he also wrote the song Kahit Walang Sabihin. He also joined the teleserye May Isang Pangarap and starred in the movies Nasaan Si Francis?, Segunda Mano and Liwanag Sa Dilim. Apart from acting, he continued on with his solo musical career by releasing the albums Galactik Fiestamatik and Dating Gawi. Rico is also an accomplished producer, who was responsible for the hit releases Project 11-41 featuring Slapshock, Sa Wakas featuring Sugarfree, Salamat featuring The Dawn, and Free featuring Rivermaya.

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