Among them is Freddie Aguilar. This songwriting competition was originally open to all music composers. From the fourth festival onwards, the competition was divided into professional and amateur divisions, to give new songwriters a level playing field without competing with more well-known composers.
Afterthe festival was discontinued due to a decline in public interest towards the song entries. Vic Villafuerte, Rolando Tinio Interpreter: Freddie Aguilar  . Jose Mari Chan Interpreter: Kumanta" Music and Lyrics: Cynthia Garcia and the Kabataan. Joel NavarroRolando Tinio Interpreter: Ryan Cayabyab is now a well-respected composer and musician; so with Joel Navarro.
Imelda Papin and Janet Basco went on to big careers as well after they had other hit songs. Emil Mijares was the musical director for this festival.
Louie Ocampo, Winnie Arrieta Interpreter: The Apo Hiking Society. Charo Unite, Ernie dela Pena Interpreter: Ernie Tagle, Eduardo Mataranas Interpreter: Tillie Moreno and Ray-An Fuentes.
However, the biggest pop hit to come out of the 2nd Metropop was "Ewan". This song launched the career of Louie Ocampo, now a well-respected composer, and added to the numerous hits of The Apo Hiking Society. The Apo is one of the biggest musical acts ever in the Philippines, and their songs have been covered through the years.
Punoalready a big star at this time, interpreted the third place song, which also became a hit song for him.
Composer George Canseco failed to win any of the top prizes, but with his songs before and after the competition, he became one of the most prolific and successful composers in the music scene. Felipe Monserrat, Diana Legaspi Interpreter: Bambi Bonus and Richard Tan. Mon Del Rosario Jr.
Juan Miguel Salvador Interpreter: Felix Chok-Oy Viernes Interpreter: Butch Monserrat,Marilyn Villapando Interpreter: Eduardo Achacoso, Joseph Olfindo Interpreter: Musikero" Music and Lyrics: There was no big hit from the festival songs, although "Kahit Konti" and "Magsimula Ka" were relative successes. Emil Sanglay pioneer of the Neo-Ethnic Rock or the world music of today in the Philippines and
Pagdating ng bukas labuyo lyrics to songs Nicolas also known as Philippine's "Jose Feliciano" both singers,composers and guitarists were the only individuals who interpreted their own songs.
The one aside from the women in Something Special there were male members as wellall the interpreters in this festival were men.
Subas Herrero and Noel Trinidad. Zander Kahn and Miriam Pantig. Julie and Butch Monserrat Interpreter: Jun Latonio and Tillie Moreno Interpreter: Louie Reyes and Eugene Villaluz.
Ivy Violan and Rico J. Alvina Eileen Sy Interpreter: Mary Rose del Rosario Interpreter: Mario Lapid and Roberto Rodriguez Interpreter: Alex Buenaventura and Menche Soloria Interpreter: The Rainmakers with Millie Beltran.
Butch Monserrat and Marilyn Villapando Interpreter: Jose Gabriel La Vina Interpreter: Jose La Vina Interpreter: Mel Villena and Eleanor Villena Interpreter: Richard Tann and Maraya. Jograd dela Torre Interpreter: Chona Cruz and the Platinumates. Jessie Jodloman and Toto Mortel Interpreter: Rudy delos Reyes Interpreter: Ed Nepumoceno - Edward Granadosin Interpreter: Alvina Aileen Sy Interpreter: Emil Sanglay at ang Pen-Pen. Joel Navarro - N. Arnel de Pano Interpreter: The Metropop Song Festival also known as Metropop was an annual Philippine music festival that served as a relaunch of the original competition, which "Pagdating ng bukas labuyo lyrics to songs" in and ran until The festival was broadcast on GMA Network.
It has recognized non-mainstream musicians such as Gary Granada and Angelo Villegas, and boosted the singing careers of Jaya and Carol Banawa upon participating as interpreters.
Unlike the main festival, this event served as a talent competition for young aspiring singers. The contestants were judged based on their interpretation or cover of an already released music material.
The most notable participant was Melanie Calumpad who came third in and later returned as an interpreter for the actual song festival in under her stage name Kyla. She went on to have a successful career in music and competed as an interpreter for the winning songs at the Himig Handog and Philippine Popular Music Festival song contests.
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