Many artists aspire longevity in the entertainment industry. With the enormous influx of talent, it takes a lot of passion and dedication in order to stay relevant and remain at the top of one’s game. To have a stellar talent is essential, but the value of hard work is vital in order to achieve longevity in the music scene. Erik Santos, who is celebrating his 15th year in the business, bears not only the golden voice that changed the landscape of the music industry, but also the heart and the passion for his craft. With that, no wonder he has remained as one of the most in-demand artists of his generation and continues to touch the hearts of many through his soul-piercing and heartwarming songs.
To reach the 15th year in the industry is an immense achievement that is truly worth celebrating. Erik, who catapulted to fame after winning the grand prize on “Star in a Million” with his winning piece “This is the Moment,” is not letting pass this milestone in his career without throwing a special event for his supporters. This month, the King of OPM Theme Songs will be celebrating his 15th year by staging a concert titled “My Greatest Moments” on September 22, Saturday at 8 pm at the Mall of Asia Arena. Fans will definitely take a walk back down memory lane, as Erik will be singing his greatest hits reminiscent of his journey in the industry. Get ready to be moved by his performances, like singing his popular teleserye theme songs, and be wowed by the big production numbers, highlighting his superb talent as this country’s premiere balladeer.
This concert is truly special because Erik will not only take center stage but will also be the man working behind the scenes. To mark his 15th year in the business, Erik will be directing his own concert in collaboration with actor-director John Prats. The King of OPM theme songs requested John for this concert because of the latter’s outstanding portfolio, having directed a series of successful concerts this 2018. Meanwhile, Erik had his concert directorial debut at the “Erik Santos Sings the Greatest OPM Classics” show in April 2017. Afterwards, he directed the “OPM Icons at the Theater” concert with Hajji Alejandro, Marco Sison and Rey Valera as the performers in September 2017. Fans and critics lauded Erik’s directorial stints that he is now pushing the boundaries even more by directing his massive 15th-anniversary concert at one of the biggest venues in the country.
Joining him in his show will be his friends who are part of his journey in the industry from the very beginning. “My Greatest Moments” will be an epic reunion of some of the best singers in the country to celebrate the career of a stellar artist who redefined and took OPM to greatest heights. Among Erik’s special guests are Star in a million 2003 finalists, Christian Bautista, Moira Dela Torre, Kyla, Yeng Constantino, Angeline Quinto, Jason Dy, Daryl Ong, Jay-R, Jaya, Vina Morales, Ogie Alcasid and Ms. Regine Velasquez. Erik and John have prepared different production numbers for each guest for an unforgettable and entertaining night.
Throughout the years, Erik has proven his astonishing ability as a performer.
He continues to offer something new to his audience, making him one of the premier balladeers of the Philippines. His 15th-year concert “The Greatest Moments” will be a testament to his talent, passion and dedication as a singer. More to that, the concert will showcase not only his side as a performer but also as a director who has the power to envision what it takes to stage a great show to put everyone in awe. Most importantly, the concert will be a celebration of Erik’s music, which has become the theme song of many Filipinos throughout the years, from one generation to another.
Catch Erik Santos’ “My Greatest Moments” concert on September 22, Saturday at 8 pm at the Mall of Asia Arena. The concert is produced by Cornerstone Concerts and Lucky7 Koi Productions and presented by Advanced Aesthetics by Dr. Venia Javellana. For tickets please call SM Tickets at 470-2222 or log on to www.smtickets.com.