10 Of The Most Outstanding Tatler Ball Performances Across The Years
The multi-awarded singer and songwriter Gary Valenciano once enthralled the Tatler Ball with a breathtaking performance. As soon as Gary V stepped on stage, guests enthusiastically joined him to move and groove with the upbeat music.
Lani Misalucha earned her title, Asia’s Nightingale, with her ability to perform pop, rock, jazz, soul, rhythm and blues, as well as her remarkable operatic arias. Lani once perched on the Tatler Ball stage and wowed the guests with her powerful voice.
Award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga is known for her strong voice and perfect pitch. Her Tony Award winning role in Miss Saigon earned her praises across the world. Years into her prolific career, Lea remains magnificently adept in hitting the right notes, a talent which once graced the ball.
Read more: Lea Salonga Is A National Treasure
Bituin Escalante, Isay Alvarez, and May Bayot
Philippine musical theatre performers Bituin Escalante, Isay Alvarez, and May Bayot once took the Tatler Ball by storm with their show-stopping “Dreamgirls” performance which immediately made the guests sing and dance, channeling their inner Effue White and Deena Jones.
Deemed the Concert King of the Philippines, Martin Nievera’s vocal prowess once echoed in the halls of the Shangri-La Makati Ballroom during the Tatler Ball. The singer-songwriter is the son of Filipino balladeer Bert Nievera of the Society of Seven.
Jessica Sanchez has been raising the Philippine flag in different parts of the world with her strong voice and powerful stage presence, which adorned the Tatler Ball stage last year. The American singer-songwriter rose to prominence following her finish as the runner up of American Idol Season 11.
Richard and Adam Johnson
Brothers Richard and Adam from North Wales bagged the third place in the seventh series of Britain’s Got Talent. The duo flew 6,000 miles to bring their phenomenal classics to the Philippine Tatler Ball.
Zsa Zsa Padilla
Lauded as The Divine Diva, Zsa Zsa Padilla shot to stardom after successfully starring in the critically acclaimed full-length musical play “Larawan” in 1997. The award-winning Filipina singer and actress took to the Tatler Ball stage her divine vocal prowess and performed ballads, which made everyone swoon.
Throughout her colourful career as a pop singer, recording artist, and accomplished actress, Regine Velasquez has earned her the titles Asia’s Songbird and The Queen of Pop. She is celebrated for her vocal range, musical diversity and her trademark use of the “belting” technique she has shared to the Tatler Ball guests before.
Solenn Heussaff and Bea Tantoco
Remember when Solenn Heusaff wowed the audience with a song? The actress, model, makeup artist, and painter took to the Tatler Ball stage to sing “Fever” which left the guests in awe.
In the same Philippine Tatler Ball, Bea Tantoco also garnered cheers and air kisses from the audience when she hit every note of Natalie Cole’s classic “Inseparable” and belting out “Bette Davis Eyes”. The guests turned into instant fans (if they weren't already!).