Regine Velasquez (born Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez on April 22, 1970) is a Filipina singer, actress, record producer and TV host.
Velasquez was the first Filipino to stage a solo concert at the Main Hall of Carnegie Hall, part of Carnegie Hall's centennial-year concert series. Her album Listen Without Prejudice achieved platinum certification in several countries.
In 2000, she performed the country's millennial theme, televised in 55 broadcast networks throughout the world to coincide with midnight in Manila. She has sold more than 5 Million albums making her the best selling Filipino Artist in the Philippines.
Also in Asia she has sold more than 1 Million.
"In Love With You," a duet with Jacky Cheung, reached MTV Asia and Channel V music charts.
She has collaborated with artists such as Paul Anka, David Hasselhoff, 98 Degrees, Brian McKnight, Mandy Moore, Ronan Keating, Stephen Bishop Jim Brickman, Peabo Bryson, Jeffrey Osborne,Dave Koz, Grasshopper, Coco Lee, Michel Legrand, David Pomeranz, Eduardo Capetillo, Fernando Carrillo. "In Love With You," a duet with Jacky Cheung, reached MTV Asia and Channel V music charts.
She has also embarked on several television and film projects, receiving a Best Actress Award for her portrayal of a mentally challenged woman in Maalaala Mo Kaya. Velasquez also formed IndiMusic (iMusic), a record label partnered with Bella Tan's Universal Records., She is currently managed by Aria Productions.