The year 2022 had been a breakthrough period for many Kapamilya artists who achieved millions of streams for their feel-good, heartwarming, and inspiring music.
Star Music artist Angela Ken earned 36 million all-time streams for her music at the end of 2022, a huge feat considering she just debuted a year before and launched her first album last November featuring the hit songs “Ako Naman Muna” and “It’s Okay Not To Be Okay.”
Breakout star Gigi de Lana achieved over 3.9 million streams on Spotify for her self-titled debut album, which was launched in January 2022 followed by her successful Domination tour in Manila, the Middle East, and the United States. She is now set to headline a post-Valentine’s concert with The Gigi Vibes entitled G Rules at The Theater at Solaire on February 18.
Janine Berdin also shared beautiful sound with music fans as her debut EP WTF I actually wrote these songs generated over 3 million Spotify streams.
P-pop sibling groups BGYO and BINI likewise delighted their followers ACEs and BLOOMs as they dropped their respective sophomore albums in 2022. BGYO’s Be Us already achieved over 3 million plays on Spotify alone. BINI meanwhile made headlines with Feel Good, released in September followed by the Feel Good live album showcase in October held at the SM North EDSA Skydome.
BINI’s album was featured on various Spotify playlists, including Radar Philippines, EQUAL, P-Pop on the Rise: Best of 2022, and more.
Many singles from Kapamilya artists also earned multiple features on Spotify, including “O Luna” from balladeer JMKO, “RBND” from sultry songstress Zachary, and “Best Friends” from DNA Music artist Cool Cat Ash.
Rising music heartthrob and Lyric and Beat star Jeremy G also made waves during the latter part of the year with his latest single “Sinayang Mo,” which already had more than 100,000 Spotify plays by yearend.