Kitchie Nadal is Back in the Philippines: “Parang di tumatanda”

OPM icon Kitchie Nadal returns

KITCHIE NADAL – The OPM icon made a triumphant return to the Philippines by gracing the stage of “It’s Showtime,” where she kicked off the noontime show with an energetic rendition of her popular track “Bulong.”

Expressing gratitude for the enduring popularity of her songs among Filipinos even after two decades since her album release, Kitchie reflected on her journey in the industry. During the show, host Teddy Corpuz mentioned Anne Curtis’ fondness for Kitchie’s songs, prompting a playful invitation for a jam session. The interaction sparked nostalgia for Karylle, who recalled admiring Kitchie’s songwriting skills early in her career. Karylle expressed appreciation for Kitchie’s influence and the impact it had on her own musical journey, culminating in a heartfelt embrace between the two artists.

Kitchie’s return coincides with her upcoming concert, “Same Ground: Kitchie Nadal’s 20th Anniversary Concert,” scheduled for June 2 at the New Frontier Theater in Cubao, Quezon City. Grateful for the overwhelming support evidenced by sold-out tickets, Kitchie hinted at the possibility of an encore performance, leaving fans eager for more. Joining her onstage will be fellow artists Barbie Almalbis, Aia de Leon, Lougee Basabas, Hannah Romawac, Acel Bisa, and Monty Macalino of Mayonnaise.

Meanwhile, Kitchie Nadal, whose real name is Anna Katrina Dumilon Nadal, is a singer-songwriter. She gained prominence as the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band Mojofly before embarking on a successful solo career in the OPM industry.

Nadal is known for her contributions to various musical projects, including collaborations with other artists and participation in significant albums such as the Warner Philippines Christmas album and the United Nations Millennium Campaign album. Throughout her career, she has displayed versatility as a musician, contributing to different genres and projects.

Aside from her musical endeavors, Nadal is also an alumna of St. Scholastica’s College, Manila, and holds a double degree in education and psychology from De La Salle University-Manila. In 2015, she married Spanish journalist Carlos López, and the couple has two children. They are currently based in Madrid, Spain.

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