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Jose Mari Chan

Jose Mari Chan

  • 1st Filipino and the only recording artist who achieved a Double Diamond Record Award, for the biggest selling Christmas album, "Christmas in Our Hearts"
  • 1st Filipino and the only singer/composer/producer that has been bestowed lifetime achievement awards by The Philippine Association of the Record Industry's Awit Awards, the composer's group Katha Awards and Aliw Award

"Life is not all happiness. There are moments of happiness and moments of sadness...Enjoy the moment."

"Joe Mari"
"Mr. Music Man"
"Filipino Jimmy Webb"

FATHER: Antonio Chan
MOTHER: Florencia

WIFE: Mary Ann
CHILDREN: Elizabeth Ann (Liza), Jose Antonio, Michael Philip Ciprian, Francisco Rafael, and Marie Angelica


Four decades after, Joe Mari is still singing
Joe Mari's 21 Favorite Love Hits
Wikipedia Article on Jose Mari Chan
Jose Mari Chan in the Sweet Afterglow

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?