Ben&Ben is bursting into the American music industry with their first ever English song, “The Ones We Once Loved.” Along with their new single and an accompanied visually stunning music video, Ben&Ben is also announcing their debut North American tour. Currently the number one band in the Philippines, Ben&Ben is formed by twin duo, Miguel Benjamin and Paolo Benjamin, as well as, Poch Barretto, Keifer Cabugao, Andrew De Pano, Toni Muñoz, Pat Lasaten, Anges Reoma and Jam Villanueva.
Critically acclaimed in the Philippines, Ben&Ben has decided to bring their musical genius to the States with their debut English song, “The Ones We Once Loved.” This emotional ballad pulls on the heartstrings of all who listen, pulling them into the realm of broken young love. The flowing piano melody perfectly accompanies the passionate feelings behind the song’s lyrics. Deep, moving words paint the story of hard lessons learned from relationships that once were, and partners that were once loved. “The Ones We Once Loved” is the ultimate, sentimental goodbye between lost lovers, making it the perfect single to break-through Ben&Ben’s established fandom in the Philippines, to shattering the top charts of the U.S. music world.
Ben&Ben has mastered their own original sound of folk-pop music, which has landed them over a billion streams on Spotify and 2.6M subscribers on YouTube. They have also collaborated with American artists Us The Duo and Bernard Harvey. In addition, the band’s first album Limasawa Street was awarded a Quadruple Platinum status. Ben&Ben was nominated for the Best Southeast Asia Act at the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards, Best Asian Band at the 2022 BandLab NME Awards, and won 8 Awit Awards, 2 MYX Awards, and 9 Wish Music Awards. They have also performed internationally, at festivals in Hong Kong, South Korea, Dubai and Singapore. Adding to the international list, Ben&Ben’s first North American tour is set to hit 8 U.S. and Canadian cities from September to October 2022. The tour will open with a send-off concert at the CCP Open Grounds in Manila, Philippines, September 3, 2022.
Aside from Ben&Ben’s long-standing record of international support and success, the band has a passion and drive for philanthropic endeavors in the community. During COVID-19, Ben&Ben started fundraising campaigns in support of students and teachers’ e-learning needs, in total raising $110,000.00 USD.
Ben&Ben LIVE on Tour 2022:
9/23 – San Francisco, CA
9/24 – Los Angeles, CA
10/1 – Calgary, AB
10/2 – Edmonton, AB
10/6 – Vancouver, BC
10/9 – Toronto, ON
10/14 – Washington DC
10/15 – New York, NY
Ben&Ben are a folk pop/pop rock band from the Philippines. Debuting in 2015, the band consists of nine members and are currently the number one band in the Philippines. They have over a billion streams on Spotify and have performed in many music festivals all over the world including Hong Kong’s Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival 2019, Singapore Music Matters, and YouTube Fanfest. Ben&Ben have won numerous awards such as NME Awards “Best Asian Band” and Wish Music Awards “Group of the Year”. They have also been nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards “Best Southeast Asian Act”. Their debut studio album Limasawa Street was certified 4x Platinum in the Philippines.