Original Pilipino Music
From WikiPilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
Original Pilipino Music, now more commonly termed Original Pinoy Music, (frequently abbreviated to OPM) originally referred only to Filipino pop songs, especially those in the ballad form; such as songs popularized in the 1970s through the mid-1990s by major commercial Filipino pop artists like Ryan Cayabyab, Sharon Cuneta, Kuh Ledesma, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, Basil Valdez, Rey Valera, Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Jaya, Lani Misalucha, Lea Salonga, Janno Gibbs and the APO Hiking Society. In the passage of time as well as the development of many diverse and alternative musical styles in the Philippines, however, the term OPM now refers to any type of Original Philippine Music created in the Philippines or composed by individuals of Philippine extraction, regardless of location at the time when composed. The lyrics, in fact, may be in any language (although most of it are written either in Tagalog, English or taglish).
 OPM Today
Original Pilipino Music is still popular today in the Philippines. Aside from ballads like Christian Bautista, Pinoy Rock is also successful.
Here are some successful Filipino rock bands today: Kamikazee Callalily Orange and Lemons Parokya ni Edgar Bamboo Itchyworms
 See also
 External links
- Your Online Pinoy Music Tambayan!
- Original Pinoy Musikahan - A Tribute to World-Class Pinoy Music!
- OPM and Pinoy Lyrics
- OPM Music Player, Listen to OPM Music, Streaming OPM songs, Music Lyrics
- PinoyTrips!!! Musics Entertainment, Pure OPM Songs with Lyrics - Ang Online Tambayan at Trips ng Pinoy
- Lyrics Ko 'To! - The #1 Pinoy lyrics Web site
- Pinoy lyrics for the Filipino Masses. Features Filipino Songs, OPM Lyrics, and Music Videos
- 100% Free OPM Radio Station Online
- Online registry of Filipino musical artists
- Pinoy Classic Rock
- Philippine Music Website
- PhilRadio International
- Musikang Bol-anon
- Paring Bol-anon Music
- Praise.com.ph - Your source for the latest and greatest in the Philippine Christian music scene
- Pinoy Gig Calendar
- Joctv.com - the home of the Pinoy Top 20 videos and lyrics
- opm songs, opm music with lyrics and other opm album