Check out 1MX Manila artist Angela Ken before she performs at the digital festival on 12/3. Let’s get to know this folk-pop singer, whose debut single went viral and straight to the top of the charts.
Angela has always been musically inclined as she wrote her first song at 12 years old.
Just like everyone, we started using TikTok during the pandemic but Angela never thought she’d be sharing her talent with the whole world. She’s been a breakthrough influencer getting noticed in multiple countries! “Last year, I started making song covers and dances on TikTok just for fun. Until I uploaded one of my originals on TikTok last September, and I didn’t expect all the blessings that will shower upon me.”
She grabbed the No. 1 spot on Spotify on the Global Viral 50 Chart with her debut single that also went viral on TikTok.
“Ako Naman Muna”, (This Time I Come First) is song about self-love. Angela initially only shared a preview of it on TikTok, it quickly went viral. What started as a song to share her sadness about not seeing the people she loved or hang out with them, others gravitated to that message. After hearing all the supportive messages, this made Angela determined to complete the song.
Catch Angela performing on the ASAP Natin ‘To stage!
With her rise to popularity as an artist, she gets to showcase it on one of the largest stages every week! Angela is part of the new-breed of singers on the long running show, ASAP Natin ‘To! “Ever since I was a kid, one of my dreams is to become a well known singer. I love singing because it helps me express how I feel in a unique way.”
Cover Photo Credit: Angela Ken Twitter