Lunes, Disyembre 10, 2012

Kimpoy Feliciano : From online heartthrob to newest recording artist

Posted By: Star Powerhouse - Disyembre 10, 2012


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With his undeniable charm,wit and down to earth personality, online heartthrob Kimpoy Feliciano has amassed a solid following in cyberspace with more than 430,000 followers on Twitter, 10,000 on Facebook, 100,000 on Tumblr and more that 2,000,000 views on Youtube. This phenomenon paved the way for doors of opportunity to open for this online sensation, currently based in New Zealand.

Last Friday,(November 30,2012)Kimpoy launched his self-titled debut album, produced by Universal Records, to a multitude of supporters who packed the SM Manila Entertainment Center. The album includes the hit Ikaw Lang,which topped the charts for two weeks and figured prominently in the MYX Daily Top 10 for almost weeks. The song is also enjoying favorable airplay on radio.

"I am humbled and overwhelmed first with trust and support given to me by Universal Records. I really never thought that I'd be given my own album,so nagpapasalamat talaga ako," expresses KImpoy. "Aside from that, I am also equally grateful to all my friends/followers that showed support during my launch. Nakakataba ng puso na maraming nagpunta at nagbigay ng suporta."

Aside from Ikaw Lamang, the album also includes Kimpoy's rendition of Ngiti, Right Next To Me, I'll Be Your Hero, Una at Huling Mamahalin and Alipin, which he dedicates to all his followers. The album, produced by multi-platinum producer Ito Rapadas, comes with a DVD of all the album's music videos.

Four years ago, Kimpoy's family decided to migrate to Dunedin, New Zealand. Just like any kid in his situation then, he had no choice but to oblige in his family's decision to move to a new place, away from his other family, friends and classmates.

"It was very hard for me when my family decided to move to Dunedin. I had to leave everyone behind. When we left for Dunedin, it was one of the saddest days in my life," says the 19 years old Kimpoy, who currently a second year Business Management Student in University og Otago. "Who would have known that because of that sadness, I would connect to more people in the Philippines through social media? Talagang everything happens for a reason and I am blessed that I have friends from everywhere now. Talagang no boundaries."

The support of these new friends made Kimpoy one of the most influential Filipinos on Twitter, according to social media analytics site He ranked third in the survey,where he is the lone non-TV star.

Kimpoy graced the cover of the September issue of Pinoy Magazine,  which is his first magazine cover.

He bagged the 2012 Globe Tatt Awards' Though Mover Award for his nuggets of wisdom. He also recieved the Best Viral Video Award from MEG Magazine last December 5, 2012.

He was adjudged number one Youtube Leader in the 4th Annual Shorty Awards, besting other local and international celebrity. The awarding was held in New York, USA.

Kimpoy is also most followed Twitter user in New Zealand.

The Kimpoy Feliciano Media Conference is presented by Universal Records, Orion Entertainment, Pinoy Song Magazine and LionHearTV.

Here the Social Media Account of Kimpoy Feliciano.

Twitter: kimpoyfeliciano
Youtube: kimpoy06pao
Tumblr:  kimpoyfeliciano
Instagram: kimpoyfeliciano

Kimpoy is being managed by Orion Entertainment. For inquiries, please email

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