Throwback2014: The Philippine Invasion Of This Year's Hottest International Concert Tours!

"Mahal Ko Kayo!" was the magic word to open an echo of overwhelming cheers from Filipino fans!

From renowned international divas to country stars,  pop crooners, rock legends, EDM icons, indie bands and Asian superstars, the variety of genres from international artists coming to the country over the year was incredible!

And Filipinos' lethal combination of passion for music and art of hospitality is what made Philippines a concert tour destination!

Now, let's have a major 2014 throwback with some MYXclusive photos of this year's hottest international concert tours below:

1) Capital Cities Live In Manila!

The American indie pop duo behind their hit single "Safe and Sound," came to Manila for a four-show play last January! Amusing the fans even more was their trumpeter, Spencer Ludwig, who shared how proud he was of his Filipino heritage! 

2) Phoenix Worldwide Tour Live In Manila!

All the way from Versailles, France, the GRAMMY-award winning French indie pop quartet performed their hit songs like "Lasso," "Lisztomania," and "1901," for the first time in Manila!

 3) The Avril Lavigne's Black Star Tour Live in Manila!

For the fourth time, the GRAMMY-award winning Canadian pop-punk princess, Avril Lavigne who became the themesongs of most teenage and rebellious years, brought the big dome down last February!

4) Dream KPOP Fantasy Concert 2 In Manila!

Last February, the big dome welcomed Kpop fans to watch Dream KPOP Fantasy 2 concert which boasted an all-male group line-up namely Super Junior M, B.A.P, BLOCK.B and BTOB along with acts A-JAX and A-Prince.

 5) The 1975 Live Shows In Manila!

The British four-piece alternative rock band turned heads with their shows in Manila last March!

6) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis 2014 World Tour In Manila!

The four-time GRAMMY winner Macklemore & Ryan Lewis behind their hit song "Thrift Shop" had a one epic concert at the arena on a Sunday night of March! 

7) Bruno Mars' Moonshine Jungle Tour In Manila! 

Filipino-American singer-songwriter, record producer, musician, choreographer and pop music's newest golden boy Bruno Mars came back in Manila last March for his concert tour! The GRAMMY-award winner also donated for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda a day before his arena treat!

8) 2NE1's AON [All Or Nothing] World Tour In Manila!

On the summer of May 2014, blackjacks were on fire with 2ne1's AON world concert tour at the arena!

9) Before You Exit's The Dangerous Tour!

The young American pop rock trio consisting of brothers Connor, Riley and Toby McDonough treated Filipino fans a headbang-worthy and soulful summer with their amazing song covers and original songs!

10) We The Kings Somewhere Somehow Tour!

Hailing from the warm and beautiful state of Florida, the boys of the American pop punk band ruled Pinoy fans during their concert scene in Manila last June!

11) Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Benefit Concert Live In Manila!

Last June, 90's hip-hop/rap group came back to Manila to hold a charity concert for the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda! 

12) Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider Asian Tour!

Youtube pair sensations Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider electrified their Pinoy fans during their first Manila concert last June!

13) Taylor Swift's The Red Tour Live In Manila!

After a three-year long wait, Taylor Swift came back to Manila for the second time during her Red Concert Tour leaving Pinoy Swifties chanting "Taylor! Taylor! Taylor!" at the arena last June!

14) Jessie J Live In Manila!

English singer-songwriter, Jessie J delivered an evening of show-stopping vocals with her trend-setting, jump-up songs to her soft ballad highlights at the big dome last July!

15) Disclosure Live In Manila!

Last July, English EDM superstars, brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence downpoured party songs in their first-ever gig in the Philippines!

16) Lydia Paek In The Philippines!

Korean singing sensation, Lydia Paek staged her show in Manila last August! Sandara Park or Dara of 2ne1 was also in attendance to support her good friend!

17) Orianthi's Every Road Promo Tour Live In Manila!

Award-winning Australian musician, Orianthi Panagaris known professionally as Orianthi, came to the Philippines for the first time to stage series of concert performances last August!

18) Echosmith Live In Manila!

American rock and indie pop band composing of siblings Jamie, Noah, Sydney and Graham Sierota came to Manila last August!

19) B1A4 Roadtrip World Tour To Manila!

Award-winning South Korean pop group, B1A4, came to the Philippines last September for their Roadtrip World concert tour at the big dome!

20) Boyz II Men Live In Manila!

The GRAMMY-winning iconic RNB group, Boyz II Men, returned back to Manila and delivered yet another spectacular performance for their Pinoy fans last September at the big dome!

21) CNBLUE's Can't Stop Tour!

South Korean rock band, CNBLUE, returned back to Manila for their Can't Stop Tour which took place at the big dome last September!

22) John Legend's All Of Me Tour!

On a Friday night of September, the crowd's energy surged during the intimate and soulful performance of the American GRAMMY winning artist John Legend!

23) Shane Filan's You and Me Tour In Manila!

 The former member of  worldwide phenomenal supergroup Westlife, Irish singer-songwriter Shane Filan came back to the Philippines for his first major show last October!

24) Magic Live In Manila!
The Canadian reggae fussion band, Magic, behind the hit song "Rude," performed in the Philippines for the first time last October!

25) Mariah Carey's The Elusive Chanteuse. Me. I Am Mariah World Tour!

The legendary diva with an incredible range and who has been a figure of musical influence for most singers came to the Philippines last October and brought die-hard Mimi fans under her spell!

26) Mr. Big Live In Manila!

American hard rock band composed of Eric Martin, Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan, and Pat Torpey was in the Philippines last October to perform their greatest hits!

27) Chvrches Live In Manila!

The Scottish electronic band, Chvrches, performed for the very first time in Manila last November! The group, consisting of Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty, were also here to promote their debut album, "The Bones Of What You Believe!"

28) Jason Mraz Live In Manila!

The GRAMMY-award winning singer-songwriter, Jason Mraz, came back to the Philippines for a one-night acoustic evening along with the American all-girl band, Raining Jane last November at the big dome! 

29) BTS Live In Manila!

South Korean seven-member hip-hop boy group, BTS or Bangtan Boys invaded the Philippines for the first time last December!

30) SISTAR, Bernard Park and Got 7's KPop Convention 6 Concert!

Kpop stars, Sistar, Bernard Park and Got 7, came to the Philippines just last December 28! 

Looking back, there's no denying that Philippines is a major tour destination for international musicians around the world! Filipinos' heart-warming appreciation for all genres of music makes the country a well-loved place to share music with!

The 2014 concert scene definitely featured some of the biggest names in the music industry! And for the upcoming year, Pinoy fans are now up and excited to support more artists invading the Philippines!

Happy New Year!

Were you there in one of the hottest international concert tours listed above? Feel free to share us your experiences by leaving us a comment below.