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Kyla – Heart 2 Heart

Melanie Alvarez, better known by her stage name Kyla, is a Filipino R&B singer-songwriter, occasional actress and presenter.

Kyla began her career in 2000 under OctoArts EMI Philippines and rose to prominence with the release of her second single “Hanggang Ngayon” (English translation: “Until Now”). The song won the MTV Viewers’ Choice for Southeast Asia at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards making her the first East Asian female artist to win at the MTV Video Music Awards

Known in the Philippines as “the Queen of R&B”, her work has earned her several achievements, including a star on the Walk of Fame in the Philippines, and MTV Video Music Award, twelve Awit Awards, four MTV Philippines Music Award, and six MYX Music Awards. She was honored by the Philippines Society of Composers, Singers, and Publishers for her contributions to music as one of the first pioneers of R&B music in the country.

In 2015, Kyla signed with Cornerstone Entertainment and transferred to ABS-CBN after over 15 years with GMA Network. Kyla signed a contract with Star Music after 16 years with PolyEast Records (EMI Philippines) on December 6, 2016,

Heart 2 Heart is the seventh studio album by Filipino R&B singer Kyla, released in August 2008 by EMI Music Philippines and Poly East Records in CD and cassette format and digitally on June 11, 2009. Like the previous album Heartfelt, it also consists mostly of covers.

The album was produced by Chito Ilagan and Jay R Sillona with his team Smash Brothaz, and co-produced by Kyla herself. Heart 2 Heart also includes original OPM materials like “You Make Me Feel” and “Back In Time” both which Kyla wrote with Jay R.

The single “Back In Time” won several awards including “OPM Song Of The Year” at the RX 93.1 Awards, “Best Collaboration Award” at the Wave 89.1 Urban Music Awards and in 2010 for “Favorite Song” at the MYX Music Awards.

Kyla – Not Your Ordinary Girl

Melanie Alvarez, better known by her stage name Kyla, is a Filipino R&B singer-songwriter, occasional actress and presenter.

Kyla began her career in 2000 under OctoArts EMI Philippines and rose to prominence with the release of her second single “Hanggang Ngayon” (English translation: “Until Now”). The song won the MTV Viewers’ Choice for Southeast Asia at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards making her the first East Asian female artist to win at the MTV Video Music Awards

Known in the Philippines as “the Queen of R&B”, her work has earned her several achievements, including a star on the Walk of Fame in the Philippines, and MTV Video Music Award, twelve Awit Awards, four MTV Philippines Music Award, and six MYX Music Awards. She was honored by the Philippines Society of Composers, Singers, and Publishers for her contributions to music as one of the first pioneers of R&B music in the country.

In 2015, Kyla signed with Cornerstone Entertainment and transferred to ABS-CBN after over 15 years with GMA Network. Kyla signed a contract with Star Music after 16 years with PolyEast Records (EMI Philippines) on December 6, 2016,

Kyla is a member of the Filipino girl group DIVAS along with KZ Tandingan, Yeng Constantino, and Angeline Quinto.

Not Your Ordinary Girl is the fourth studio album by Kyla.released by Poly East Records under EMI Philippines in 2004.

The album spawned five singles “Because Of You”, “Human Nature”, “If the Feeling Is Gone”, “Not Your Ordinary Girl”, and “Till They Take My Heart Away” all of which were #1 hit singles. The album also includes the song Buti Na Lang interpreted by Kyla penned by producer Jonathan Manalo and placed third prize at the 2003 Metro Pop Song Festival.