About Universal Records
- Universal Records
- Quezon City, Philippines
- Universal Records is the NUMBER ONE independent record label in the Philippines. Bringing you quality music for the past 30 years, we are home to artists like: Jose Mari Chan, Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela, Christian Bautista, Jay R, Billy Crawford, Kris Aquino, Edu Manzano, Marian Rivera, Mark Herras, Nina, Ronnie Liang, Gail Blanco, Sam Concepcion. Our band roster includes: Parokya Ni Edgar, Kamikazee, Sponge Cola, Imago, Silent Sanctuary, Kenyo, Paraluman. We are equally committed to bring you exciting international releases covering various genres like pop, jazz, new age, classical, alternative, indie pop, rock, electronica, dance, r&b, and hip-hop. Name it, we definitely have it!
August 15, 2010
2. The FIRST K-Pop Group to have FIVE (5) #1 Albums in the Philippines - "Sorry Sorry" in September 2009, "Super Girl" (for sub-group Super Junior-M) in November 2009, "Super Show 2 Live Album" in February 2010, "Don't Don" in May 2010 and "Bonamana" in July 2010.
3. The FIRST K-Pop Boy Band to have THREE (3) #1 simultaneously on MYX Charts - MYX DAILY TOP TOP, MYX INTERNATIONAL TOP 20 and MYX HIT CHART for the music video "Sorry Sorry-Answer", "Bonanama" and "No Other"!
4. The FIRST K-Pop Boy Band to have FOUR (4) #1 on MYX Charts for the music videos "It's You", "Sorry Sorry-Answer", "Bonamana" and "No Other" !
5. The FIRST K-Pop Group to reach #1 in Three of the country's biggest Retail Stores - Music One, Odyssey and Astrovision/Astroplus!
6. The FIRST K-Pop Group to hold a Major Concert in the Philippines at one of biggest concert venues - Araneta Coliseum (25,000 people capacity) ! They are coming back again February next year for Super Show 3!
7. The FIRST K-Pop Boy Band released by Universal Records that made other record companies realize that K-Pop is a genre to be reckoned with. Remember, Universal Records first released K-Pop in 2003 (BoA, SES and SWI.T) !
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