On September 28, 2007, Nina released a repackaged version of the album that features her renditions of Barry Manilow songs. It was entitled Nina Special Limited Edition (Featuring the Hits of Barry Manilow). The re-release edition consists of two discs. The first disc is a five-track compilation of Manilow’s classic hits, including “Somewhere Down the Road”, “Even Now”, “One of These Days”, “Weekend in New England” and “If I Should Love Again”, and also features four bonus songs. “What If” (Acoustic Version) and “Someday” (Band Version) are among the bonus tracks, that were altered from the original arrangement. Both songs also came from the standard edition of the album. “Collide” is another bonus song in the first disc. It was originally released as a theme song for the promotion of the theatrical release of the 2007 Philippine sci-fi indie film Xenoa. The last bonus track, “The Christmas Song”, was originally released in November 2004 as part of Warner Music Philippines’ All Star Christmas Collection album. The second disc consists of songs from the standard edition of the album. The special limited edition was released in the Philippines just a few days before Nina in the Mix: The Dense Modesto Remixes, and was made available to digital download on October 22, 2007 via iTunes.
Nina Sings the Hits of Diane Warren is the fourth studio album by Filipina singer Nina, released in the Philippines on July 25, 2008 by Warner Music. It is a cover album consisting of Nina’s renditions of familiar love songs written by American songwriter Diane Warren. The idea behind the release of the album started after the success of her single “I Don’t Want to Be Your Friend” in 2004, which was initially recorded for Warren’s love songs compilation.
Upon release, the album received negative response from critics, most reviewers pointing out the “vocal acrobatics” and redundancy of cover albums. Despite criticisms, the album proved to be a commercial hit, certifying Gold by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) on September 1, 2008. It was considered a “late awarding,” since the album sold enough for a gold certification in its first week of commercial release. To date, it has sold over 30,000 units in the country and has been certified Platinum by the PARI. The album has been released internationally, mostly in South-East Asian countries. However, Warner failed to promote it in those territories due to prioritization of promoting Charice’s self-titled 2010 album.
Nina Live! is a live album and the third album by Filipina singer Nina, released in the Philippines on February 23, 2005 by Warner Music. The original release date for the album was scheduled on February 22, 2005, but it was moved a day later due to preparation. Nina has released two successful studio albums that are both influenced by pop-R&B, but behind all the commercial activities, she regularly performs on different bars and gigs. The label wanted to show this side of the singer the best way by releasing a live album. The album consists of love songs from the 1970s to the 1990s, all of which she has covered live. The live session was recorded on January 30, 2005 at PHI Resto & Bar in Metro Manila.
Nina Live! marked the last project that Nina has worked with Warner executive Ricky Ilacad, since he later moved to MCA Records. The live video recording was directed by Marla Ancheta, whom she described as a young, fun person to work with. Nina and The Essence band only had a two-week rehearsal before the video shoot, since they were already familiar with the songs. During the project, she collaborated with her Warner labelmates Christian Bautista, Thor and Trapp of Dice & K9. The songs that were chosen for the track list are the most-requested by fans and listeners. One song that was personally insisted by Nina made it to the final cut. On January 15, 2007, it was made available on digital download through iTunes and Amazon MP3 Download.
Five successful commercial singles were released from the album. “I Don’t Want to Be Your Friend” was released prior to the album, as part of Diane Warren’s love songs compilation. The first single from the live recording is “Love Moves in Mysterious Ways”, originally recorded by Julia Fordham. The song remains as one of the most successful singles of the 2000s, staying at number one for twelve consecutive weeks. It has, since, been linked to Nina, even though it was only a cover. “Through the Fire” was later released. The song is popular for her vocal belts, reaching G♯5 in full chest voice. “Constantly” is the fourth single and it also performed well on charts. “I Love You Goodbye” was released as the final single from the album. Warner made an official music video for the song, instead of distributing the live performance on TV stations.
All Good is the seventh studio album by Filipina singer Nina, released in the Philippines on January 23, 2013 by Viva Records. The album release was accompanied by the singer’s comeback major concert at the Music Museum entitled Nina Reborn. In May 2012, Nina announced her transfer to Viva right after the expiration of her contract with Universal where she released one album, Stay Alive, expressing her disappointment with the label for not promoting the album despite positive reception. She later revealed working on a studio album which will have original songs and some covers. All Good consists of songs that were written by famous OPM composer Vehnee Saturno, 2013 Himig Handog runner-up Marion Aunor, Filipino boyband XLR8-member MJ Magno, and American songwriter Lori Barth.
The album was a critical acclaim, being praised for Nina’s more mature sound with less vocal acrobatics. Journal stated “All Good is a suite of beautiful songs” while The Philippine Star commented that the album’s purpose is “to empower its belief that [Nina] has more to offer as a recording artist.” Nina Reborn also received positive reviews along with the album.