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Nina Girado

Marifil Niña Giradoorn, best known simply as Nina, is a Filipino pop singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and commercial model. Girado has released multiplatinum records in the Philippines and is also known as the "Asia’s Soul Siren". She is sister of singer Filbert “King” Girado, Jr. She has released seven albums and performs at bars such as Taboo Ultra Lounge, Bagaberde Grill, Hard Rock Cafe, 19 East, Club-O and can be seen on TV via the musical variety show ASAP on ABS-CBN. She can be heard on her weekly radio show on Wave 89.1 radio station, "Renditions of the Soul".

Her album Nina Live! is the biggest selling album by a female OPM artist, and the fourth biggest selling album in OPM History, next to Eraserheads’ Cutterpillow, and Jose Mari Chan’s Christmas In Our Hearts and Constant Change. Nina is the first and only female OPM artist (third overall) to achieve a Diamond album award.

She has collaborated with foreign artists and songwriters. In 2004, Nina recorded a song for Diane Warren’s compilation album, Diane Warren Presents Love Songs. In 2005, she recorded two songs with American singer Joe Pizzulo, for his album All the Best. Nina has performed songs with international artists Fra Lippo Lippi , Lea Salonga, Billy Crawford, Charice Pempengco and Arnel Pineda of Journey.

In September 2009, Girado released her fifth studio album, Renditions of the Soul, another cover album which came from her special weekly acoustic radio show of the same title, which airs on Wave 89.1 during Friday and Sunday evenings. The album gave her record-producing debut when she produced all the album’s tracks herself.

On February 12, 2010, Girado will be having a major Valentine concert at the Araneta Coliseum, back to back with Side A and Freestyle, this time entitled "Love-2Love-2Love".

Other Information

  • Also known as : Nina
  • Birth name : Marifil Niña Girado
  • Born : November 1, 1980
  • Origin : Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Genres : pop, R&B, dance
  • Occupations : Singer, songwriter, model, record producer, dancer
  • Years active : 2000–present
  • Labels : Warner Music, Club Myx
  • Website : www.ninasoulsiren.com

Discography

Studio albums

  • 2002 : Heaven
  • 2003 : Smile
  • 2006 : Nina
  • 2008 : Nina Sings the Hits of Diane Warren
  • 2009 : Renditions of the Soul

Other albums

  • 2005 : Nina Live!
  • 2007 : Nina in the Mix: The Dense Modesto Remixes

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