For Maalaala Mo Kaya’s 25th Anniversary, Star Music released a commemorative album entitled ‘Life Songs with Charo Santos’ featuring musical pieces that celebrate life’s memorable  moments. OPM icons and new-gen singers were brought together for this special project for the country’s longest-running drama anthology. Each song and artist was personally chosen by the show’s host Charo Santos-Concio. She also narrated the reflections in between songs.


  • Desiderata – Charo Santos, TBUP Choir featuring Lea Salonga, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, Lani Misalucha, Ogie Alcasid, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Sharon Cuneta
  • Because You Loved Me – Kyla and Jona
  • I’ll Be There For You – Juris
  • You – Sharon Cuneta
  • Iingatan Ka – Janella Salvador and Jenine Desiderio
  • She’s Always A Woman – Piolo Pascual
  • Gaya Ng Dati – Gary Valenciano
  • Piece by Piece – Charice and KZ Tandingan
  • I’ll Be There – Darren Espanto and Jed Madela
  • Handog – Aiza Seguerra and Noel Cabangon
  • Sana – Julia Concio, Piolo Pascual and Charo Santos (Julia is Charo’s six-year old granddaughter!)
  • Desiderata (Tagalog)
  • Maalaala Mo Kaya – Gary Valenciano
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Loving my own copy!  Perfect for me-time and personal listening sessions. 🙂
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The album is produced by Star Music’s Jonathan Manalo. It is now in record bars nationwide for Php350. Digital tracks can be downloaded via online music stores such as ABS-CBN Store, iTunes,,,, and

Meet and greet + CD signing session with Ms. Charo Santos:

Kate Adajar Charo Santos Life Songs with Charo Santos MMK Album launch

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Catch the story behind each song and enjoy the performances of some of the artists during the album’s media launch:



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About Author Kate Adajar

Despite being in the field of brand marketing, Kate still nurtures her love for the arts through dabbling in creative hobbies such as illustration, visual design, makeup artistry, and cake decorating. Recently, she has also discovered a fondness for watercolor painting and calligraphy.

A self-confessed TV, lifestyle, and travel junkie, Kate utilizes Random Republika as a venue for her random thoughts and discoveries.

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