17 is performed by Pink Sweat$ & Moira Dela Torre written by David Bowden (Pink Sweat$) & John Hill. Pink Sweat$ is currently one of the most beloved & covered artists worldwide and Moira is one of the top streaming Spotify artists in Asia, and the #1 in streaming artist in the Philippines. The combination of unique voices is something the world needed right now in the middle of a pandemic.
Watch our exclusive interview with Pink Sweat$ below talking about watching the amazing covers of his songs from Filipino artists worldwide with DannieBoi of MYX & Wave 89.1FM.
David Bowden (Pink Sweat$), is an American singer and songwriter. He released his first EPVolume 1 on November 2, 2018. He didn't grow up with a lot of musical influence until he was 17 years old, but admired artists like Michael Jackson, Prince, and Kanye West. He became a musical artist after surviving a three-year battle with Achalasia. His stage name was adopted as he always wore pink sweatpants and was given the nickname "Pink Sweats". He first started making music at the age of 19 as a demo vocalist at Sound Stigma Studios, where he discovered his love for songwriting and began to develop his career in music. He produced in different genres of music for rapper Tierra Whack and country duo Florida Georgia Line.
On July 12, 2018, he released his first single "Honesty", which later started to gain attention on streaming platforms, reaching number 10 on Spotify's US Viral Chart. He released the second single "No Replacing You" on July 26. His debut EP Volume 1 was released on November 2, 2018, as the singer put out a music video for "Drama" later that month. He later followed this release with the sequel EP Volume 2.
Moira is a is a Filipina singer-songwriter. She rose to fame for her covers of Imago's "Sundo", Moonstar88's "Torete", and the Himig Handog-winning single "Titibo-tibo." Moira Dela Torre joined the first season of The Voice of the Philippines, impressing Coach apl.de.ap with her rendition of the song "Hallelujah" of Bamboo Mañalac, and became part of the Team APL. She advanced to the battle rounds of the competition where she was picked to sing "One Night Only" together with Cara Manglapus and Penelope Matanguihan. She was eliminated as Penelope Matanguihan won the battle round.
In February 2018, her first concert "Tagpuan" sold out in four days on its first night; it was directed by John Prats. Due to public demand, the concert had a second night. Her 2018 debut album, Malaya, featured her hit singles "Malaya" and "Tagpuan." In December 2018, she became Spotify's No. 1 most streamed artist in the Philippines and has continued to be the top artist for years to come.
In 2019, she also made a wedding song ft. Jason Hernandez "Ikaw at Ako" out of their wedding vows.
The song was used in the Star Cinema blockbuster film, Hello, Love, Goodbye which is the highest Philippine grossing film of all time that is available for viewing on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, ITunes and all major streaming platforms. Watch the movie music video below and the English translation lyric video here.
Also in 2019, she became one of the judges in Idol Philippines, and on September of the said year, staged her second major concert at the Araneta Coliseum titled Braver.