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July 22, 2010

Ogie Alcasid’s Song Pangako plagiarized by a female Korean singer

“Parang anak ko na kinidnap,” Ogie Alcasid described how he felt when his song “Pangako” was plagiarized by a female Korean singer during the launch of his Ngayon At Kailanman CD: A Tribute to George Canseco CD at th Eastwood Mall Atrium.”He added, “Kuhang-kuha ang song ko. Pareho ang tono at arrangement, yun nga lang in Korean.”

Initially amazed when he first saw it in YouTube, he realized he had been robbed, “My honest feeling, I felt honored and flattered but I felt bad.” He confirmed that GMA7 had already taken action on the problem, “It’s an ongoing thing. Basta kung makakatanggap ako ng pera galing sa mga Koreano sasabihin ko agad sa inyo.”

On other hand, Ogie who is an big supporter of P-Noy, confirmed that he had never talked to the newly elected President since his oath-taking. But he said that he as its President and officers of the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit is scheduled to be sworn in and have a dialogue with P-Noy to improve the Filipino music industry especially the OPM this August 13.

In his newest album, he admits that when he records the songs of the master Filipino composer George Canseco, he does not find it difficult to incorporate his style in George’s distinctive style. George is one of the greatest songwriters that Ogie idolize. When he first learned that Universal Records asking him to do a tribute album of the master’s songs, he was overwhelmed. Read full articles at


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