Kris Lawrence

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Kris Lawrence
Birth nameKristofer Lawrence Cadevida [fn 1]
Born (1982-09-01) September 1, 1982 (age 38)
Los Angeles, California
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, producer, host
Years active1997–present
Labels

Kristoffer Lawrence Cadevida [fn 1] (born on September 1, 1982), better known as simply Kris Lawrence, is a Filipino-American singer-songwriter of dual American and Filipino citizenship. [1]

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Early life

Lawrence was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. His father is Loreto Cadevida and his mom is Justina Protacio. His younger sister, Laurie Cadevida, played Kim, a Vietnamese woman on the North American Tour of Miss Saigon. Before he won Search for the Star in a Million , he was with Jay-R in the group First Impression from mid-1998 to early 2000.

In 2010, he signed an exclusive contract with GMA Network and appeared on the variety show Party Pilipinas . On March 12, 2012, Lawrence signed to GMA Records along with three other artists. Having already made GMA (the Kapuso Network) his home network since early 2010, and now officially joining their roster in music, Lawrence has hinted at his wish for his songs to be used in different shows on GMA.

Lawrence's self-titled debut album was released in 2006, followed by Moments of Love in 2009 which mainly included covers of songs such as George Michael's "Careless Whisper", Richard Marx's "Right Here Waiting" and Christopher Cross' "I Will Take You Forever". His third album, Spread the Love, was released in 2013. And His Fourth Album, Most Requested Playlist, was released in 2015 under Universal Records.

Filmography

Television

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2017 Eat Bulaga! Jackpot En PoyHimself / Contestant GMA Network
2016 Eat Bulaga! Himself / Performer
2015 It's Showtime ABS-CBN
2013–2015 Sunday All Stars GMA Network
2012 Chef Boy Logro: Kusina Master Himself / Guest
Showbiz Central Himself / Live Guest
2010 Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge Challenger
Diva Himself / Guest
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Himself / Performer
2010 SOP
2007 Your Song I'd Rather (with Jasmine Trias) Sid ABS-CBN
2006–2010, 2015–present ASAP Himself / Performer
2005–2006 Star in a Million Season 2 Himself / Contestant

Movie

YearTitleRoleFilm Studio
1997 Batang PX Star Cinema & Available Light Productions, Inc.

Discography

Studio albums

Release dateTitleLabel
May 11, 2006Kris Lawrence Star Records
June 9, 2009Moments of Love MCA Music
January 1, 2013Spread the Love GMA Records
August 28, 2015Most Requested Playlist Universal Records

Compilation albums

Release dateTitleLabel
2008Telesine: The Greatest Movie and TV Theme Songs Star Records
January 24, 2008Love Life – Life Songs and Life Stories with Boy Abunda
December 12, 2007Maging Sino Ka Man (Original Teleserye Soundtrack)
2007Pinoy Biggie Hits Vol. 3
2007Pinoy Biggie Hits Volume 2
2007Pinoy Biggie Hits

Singles

Awards and nominations

Award ceremonyYearCategoryNominee(s)/work(s)ResultRef.
Wish Music Awards 2018Wishclusive R&B Performance of the Year"Versace on the Floor"Nominated [2]

Notes

  1. 1 2 Kris Lawrence was born in Los Angeles, California. Thus, he does not possess his mother's maiden name which is Protacio.

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