OPM icon Jamie Rivera’s three-decade musical journey will be honored in a tribute album Hey It’s Me, Jamie!, a Star Music compilation of the Inspirational Diva’s biggest hits. The album will be made available for the first time at her upcoming concert with the same title happening at the Music Museum on September 8.
Kapamilya artists Janella Salvador, Ylona Garcia, Bailey May, Morisette, JC Santos, Juris, Jed Madela, Jona, Yeng Constantino, Angeline Quinto, Vina Morales, Erik Santos, and Ogie Alcasid have recorded Jamie’s most unforgettable songs and compositions - paying homage to her 30th anniversary in the business as a singer and songwriter.
The former Miss Saigon actress also has one track she recorded for the album entitled “Thank You,” a song she offers to her biggest career inspirations – her fans, her family, and the Lord. According to the OPM singer, she is grateful for reaching three decades in the industry, a milestone that she never expected. “I never planned my career, I just let it run its natural course. Over the years, I gained and lost friends, learned humility, gained wisdom, celebrated success and accepted failures. And it was all good because God planned my career,” shared Jamie who is both thrilled and thankful for her upcoming concert and album.
She was very surprised and overwhelmed after hearing the new versions of her songs from the aforementioned talented local acts. She was also given a surprise treat during the grand presscon of her upcoming album and major concert.
Included in the Hey It’s Me, Jamie! album are her most popular love songs “Hey It’s Me”, performed by Janella, “I’ve Fallen For You” performed by Bailona, “Mahal Naman Kita" performed by Morissette, “I’m Sorry” performed by Juris, “Awit Para Sa’yo" performed by JC Santos, and “Say You’ll Never Go” which was performed by Yeng Constantino.
The songwriter’s well-known compositions such as “Maybe” originally sang by Neocolours, and “Kay Palad Mo", first sang by Lilet, are likewise part of the compilation. Jed Madela and Jona sang the rendition of "Maybe" while Angeline Quinto Also reimagined "Kay Palad Mo". Also included are her biggest inspirational hits – “Jubilee Song” sang by Vina Morales and Erik Santos and “We Are All God’s Children” performed by Ogie Alcasid.
Joining Jamie Rivea in her anniversary concert are some of the singers from her latest album – Jona, Bailey May, and Janella. Pinky Amador, Ito Rapadas, Jenine Desiderio, Bimbo Cerrudo, Jason Zamora, Joshua Zamora and Klarisse de Guzman also have exciting special numbers. The Star Events show will have Bond Samson as musical director and Paolo Valenciano as stage director.
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