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OPM Songs Popular All Over the World

The OPM in 'OPM songs' is an abbreviation of Original Philippine Music or Original Pinoy Music.

OPM songs refers to Filipino Pop songs that became popular in 1970's till mid of 1990's by major pop commercial artist of Philippines; especially in ballad form.

Some of the popular names of pop artist from that time are as follow;

Ryan Cayabyab
Zsa Zsa Padilla
Kuh Ledesma
Basil Valdez

Martin Nievera
Regine Velasquez

Rey Valera

Lea Salonga

Ogie Alcasid
Lani Misalucha

As time has passed OPM songs have developed as well. With the development of alternative and other diverse musical styles in Philippines, OPM now refers to any original music that is made or composed in Philippines, regardless of the time and location. The lyrics can be in any dialect or language. The lyrics of OPM songs are mostly written in Taglish, English or Filipino (Tagalog) but you can still find songs written in foreign languages such as Japanese.

The history of Filipino songs or music can be traced back to the time when Spaniards colonized Philippines. Filipino songs and music is a fusion of American, European and indigenous sounds. It is influenced by Spanish colonization, pop music, rock and roll and hip hop music from US. The native sounds include Austronesian population and the Indo-Malayan Gamelan Music.

OPM songs are nowadays very popular in the country as well as the all over the world. You can find OPM lyrics and songs over the internet as well. You can easily search for a list of Original Philippines Music songs using any popular search engine. There are thousands of websites that are dedicated to Original Pinoy Music all over the internet. Not only songs but OPM lyrics are also popular and can be found easily with a single click. OPM songs are widely available on the internet that can be accessed easily.




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