Merry Christmas Donna is the fifth studio album by Filipino singer Donna Cruz, released in the Philippines in December 13, 1996 by Viva Records. The album continued Cruz’s streak of unprecedented hit albums, being certified platinum in Christmas 1996. It was the second fastest-selling holiday album behind Jose Mari Chan’s Christmas in Our Hearts and the second OPM music holiday album to receive a platinum certification in the same year of its release.
Donna is the self-titled debut album by Filipino singer Donna Cruz, released in 1991 by Viva Records in the Philippines. Cruz received an award for Best New Female Recording Artist at the 1992 Awit Awards. The album spawned the hits “Rain” (a Boy Mondragon original), “Boy (I Love You)” (a Cherie Gil original) and the lead single, “Kapag Tumibok Ang Puso”, which was Cruz’s debut single and breakthrough hit. The album was re-issued in 1991 and included a bonus track entitled “Ba’t Di Mo Sabihin”, a duet with Filipino balladeer and former Smokey Mountain member Tony Lambino.
Cruz embarked on a promotional campaign performing the lead single “Kapag Tumibok ang Puso” on German Moreno’s That’s Entertainment. She appeared as herself in the movie Andrew Ford Medina: ‘Wag Kang Gamol! and performed the lead single in its dance break. Promotion of the album extended until 1991, in which a duet with Tony Lambino entitled “Ba’t Di Mo Sabihin” was included in the re-release of the album as part of the soundtrack for the 1991 remake of the film, Darna. Lambino and Cruz also teamed up as screen partners for the said movie.