Angeline Quinto

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Angeline Quinto
Birth name Angeline Quinto
Born (1989-11-26) November 26, 1989 (age 29)
Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
Origin Manila, Philippines
Genres Ballad, pop, classic
  • singer
  • actress
  • endorser
  • song writer
Instruments Vocals, piano
Years active 2003, 2011-present
Labels Star Music (2011–present)
Star Magic (2011–present)
Website Angeline Quinto's Star Music

Angeline Quinto (born November 26, 1989) is a Filipino singer, actress, and winner of Star Power: Sharon's Search For The Next Female Pop Superstar in 2011.[1][2]

Early life

Quinto was born on November 26, 1989 as the only daughter of Pop Quiros and Rosemarie Susan Mabao. Mabao initially wanted an abortion as she felt that she could no longer continue to be a mother while being in an abusive relationship with her father. Her father's aunt, Sylvia Quinto, however convinced her not to and instead offered to raise Angeline. After Mabao gave birth to Quinto, she gave up her parental rights to Mama Bob and fled while her father left for another family. Growing up in Sampaloc, Manila, Quinto was already aware that she was adopted and often kept in touch with her biological father however she never met her mother. She was eventually reunited with her mother twenty three years later in 2012.[3][4] She participated in several singing competitions in her town, but lost most of them. Despite her failures she still pursued her dreams and continued to compete in singing competitions. She would even sneak out of the house to join competitions. Then came a night of a very special night where she won 3 different competitions in just one night. Her grand mother was so proud when she won Php7,000 (US$165) and she even cooked a delicious dinner for her grandmother.


Star for a Night

Angeline was a finalist where she competed with the grand winner Sarah Geronimo in a singing competition Star For A Night hosted by the Asia's Songbird, Regine Velasquez. She also competed with Mark Bautista now recording star, and Mau Marcelo later won as first Philippine Idol and became Philippine Diamond Diva.[5] Sharon Cuneta was one of the judges that night and the host of Star Power: Sharon's Search For the Next Female Pop Superstar.

MTB: Teen PopStar

Angeline was the grand winner (tied with Sherilyn Flores) of MTB: Teen PopStar, where she competed with Jona during the pre-finals. Charice became a champion in Bulilit PopStar division.[6]

Diz Iz It

She also joined GMA's Diz Iz It segment Diz Iz Kantahan: Challenge the Champion in 2010. She failed to win durimg her first try, but she was given the chance to become a wildcard finalist. She won the wildcard edition that gave her way to the Battle of the Champions. She then dubbed by the show as the Rising Star. Her contest pieces used in the show are I Don't Want To Miss A Thing, On The Wings of Love, What Kind of Fool Am I?, and On My Own. [7]

Star Power: Sharon Search For the Next Female Superstar

After three rounds of competition, with the final round singing an original composition from Star Records, Quinto emerged as the winner of Star Power: Sharon Search For the Next Female Superstar, earning a cash prize of 1 million pesos, a Great Wall Hover SUV, and an entertainment showcase from Sony Philippines, diamond jewellery from JMK Jewelry and an exclusive recording contract from Star Records.[8]

On July 15, 2011, Quinto staged her first solo concert. She also toured and opened for Sharon Cuneta in her United States concert tour. She has sung several soundtracks for ABS-CBN television dramas and films. She is currently a performer on ASAP Rocks. Her album received a Double Platinum certification from PARI.


Angeline Quinto has cited various artists as influences to her musical style. She grew up listening to songs of Regine Velasquez and says she is the main reason she does music. Quinto credits Velasquez's singing and her song "What Kind Of Fool Am I" as influencing her to begin practicing vocal "runs" as a child, as well as helping her pursue a career as a musician.


Studio album

Year Title Label Status Track listing
Angeline Quinto
Star Records 5x Platinum
(certified by PARI)
Angeline Quinto: "Patuloy Ang Pangarap"
(Expanded Premium Edition)[9]
Fall In Love Again
5x Platinum
(certified by PARI)
Higher Love
Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon (The Official Soundtrack)
Star Records 10x diamond
(certified by PARI)

Compilation album

Year Title Label Status Track listing
Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin
Star Records Platinum
(certified by PARI)
Walang Hanggan
Dahil Sa Pag-ibig
Love Songs from Princess and I
Ina, Kapatid, Anak
Himig Handog: P-Pop Love Songs
Kahit Konting Pagtingin
Apoy Sa Dagat
The Erik Santos Collection
Juan dela Cruz
Muling Buksan Ang Puso
Ikaw Lamang
Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon


Year Title Role Studio
2012 Born To Love You[10][11]
Joey Liwanag
Star Cinema
2013 Four Sisters and a Wedding[12] Princess Bayag
Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo? Tangerine
2014 Beauty in a Bottle Judith

Television appearances

Year Title Role Network
2016 Celebrity Playtime Herself Celebrity Player ABS-CBN
2015 Nathaniel Jessie
Home Sweetie Home Jona
2014 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Train Paula Jamie "PJ" Salvosa
Sana Bukas pa ang Kahapon Angie
2013 Maalaala Mo Kaya: Make-up Ellah
Kahit Konting Pagtingin Aurora Cantada-Ledesma
2012 Wansapanataym: Ang Bagong Kampeon Sa Bagong Taon Melody Malubiran
Toda Max Angelina Quintas
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gong Karina
2011–present ASAP Co-host/Performer
2011 Star Power Champion
2010 Diz Iz Kantahan: Challenge the Champion 1st Grand Finalist GMA Network
2005 MTB Teen Popstar Champion ABS-CBN
2003 Star For A Night[13] Grand Finalist IBC

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result
2014 5th Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding Breakthrough Performance by An Actress (Kahit Konting Pagtingin) Won
6th PMPC Star Awards for Music Female Pop Recording Artist of the Year (Higher love) Won
2013 26th Awit Awards Best Inspirational/Religious Recording (Lipad ng Pangarap) Won
26th Awit Awards Best Song Written For TV/Movie/Stage Play (Nag-iisang bituin) Won
26th Awit Awards Philippines Most Downloaded Artist for 2012 Won
ASAP 18 9th Platinum Circle Awardees Won
2012 3rd Tambayan OPM Awards Album of the Year Won
3rd Tambayan OPM Awards Female Artist of the year Won
43rd GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Female Recording Artist of the Year[14] Won
Asian Entertainer Awardee (Consumers Choice) Outstanding Female Pop Performing Artist Won
Golden TV Screen Awards Best Female performer Won
4th PMPC Star Awards for Music (Fall in love Again Female Pop Recording Artist of the Year Won
6th 24K Gold Award Winners Female Awardees Won
8th Platinum Circle Awardees Single Platinum Awardees Won
8th Platinum Circle Awardees Double Platinum Awardees Won
2011 Star Power Champion Won
Catholic Mass Media Awards Best Secular Song (Patuloy Ang Pangarap) Won
3rd PMPC Star Awards for Music Song of the Year (Patuloy Ang Pangarap) Won
3rd PMPC Star Awards for Music New Female Recording Artist of the Year Won
Aliw Awards Best New Artist Won
ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards POP KAPAMILYA TV THEMESONG (Kunin Mo Na Ang Lahat Sa Akin) Won
ASAP PLatinum Circle Award Platinum(Self-Titled Album: Angeline Quinto) Won
2005 MTB Popstar Won


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