Gary V. is a Filipino singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and dancer.
He had his first solo concert in April 1984 at the Araneta Coliseum, followed a number of albums, three of which were released internationally, including the Christian-inspired album Out of the Dark.
Valenciano has released multiple albums. He has won the Awit Award for “Best Male Performer” eleven of the past 21 times. He has been called “Mr. Pure Energy”.
Edgardo Jose “Gary” Santiago Valenciano (born August 6, 1964), also known Gary V. and Mr. Pure Energy, is a Filipino musician. Valenciano has released 26 albums, and won the Awit Awards for “Best Male Performer” eleven times. In 1998, he became UNICEF Philippines first National Ambassador. His most notable songs include “‘Di Bale Na Lang” (“Never mind”), “Eto Na Naman” (“Here we go again”), “Sana Maulit Muli” (“I wish it happens again”), “Natutulog Ba Ang Diyos?” (“Is God sleeping?”), “Gaya ng Dati” (“Just like before”), “Pasko Na, Sinta Ko” (“It’s Christmas, my love”), and “Narito” (“Here”).
He is currently part of ABS-CBN contract actors, and is frequently tapped to sing theme songs for the network’s soap operas and in-house film arm, Star Cinema.