Bituin Escalante Biography, Music, Family, Net Worth and Awards
Bituin Escalante (born April 23, 1977), better known as Bituin, is a Filipina singer and host. She is a well-known Philippine Diva and a power-belter.
Bituin Escalante Personal life
Bituin Escalante was born on April 23, 1977 in San Juan, Metro Manila and is the daughter of former Ambivalent Crowd soloist and visual artist Gigi Escalante.
Bituin Escalante Career
Bituin rose to popularity after her first appearance in the 2000 Metropop Song Festival with her interpretation of “Paano Na”, written by Arnold Reyes where she received the festival’s second prize. In the following year, Bituin won awards as a new artist in the Philippine music industry.
Her 2002 song, “Kung Ako na Lang Sana”, written by Soc Villanueva is the 2002 ABS-CBN Himig Handog Music Love Song Festival grand prize winner. She was also awarded Best Interpreter for this song and was later on given a platinum award for said album. She is one of the singers in ASAP.
Bituin Escalante Awards
- 2001 ALIW Awards: Most Promising Female Artist
- 2001 Who’s Who in the Philippines: Best Female Performer
- 2002 ABS-CBN Himig Handog Love Song Competition: Best Interpreter (song “Kung Ako na Lang Sana”)
- 2003 Awit Awards: Song of the Year (Kung Ako Na Lang Sana
- 2003 Awit Awards: Best Performance by a Female Artist
- 2007 Awit Awards: Best Performance by a Duo or Group (with Mon David)