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The Juans (stylized as lowercase the juans) is a Filipino pop rock band based in Bulacan, Philippines. [1] It currently consists of lead vocalist and keyboardist Carl Guevarra, vocalist and lead guitarist Japs Mendoza, sub-vocalist and bassist Chael Adriano, sub-vocalist and acoustic guitarist RJ Cruz, and drummer Joshua Coronel . [2]


The Juans
Origin Malolos, Bulacan
Years active2013 (2013)–present
  • Carl Guevarra
  • Japs Mendoza
  • Chael Adriano
  • RJ Cruz
  • Joshua Coronel
Past members
  • Jiad Arroyo
  • Jason de Mesa
  • Daniel Grospe


The Juans was initially categorized as a boy band, but the management team decided to recategorize them as a conventional band. Jiad Arroyo was a founding member, along with Daniel Grospe. Carl Guevarra, Jason de Mesa, and Japs Mendoza joined later.

The band was initially named at a coffee shop shortly after a One Direction concert, where the boys were mulling the British boy band's popularity. They were initially called the D’ Juans, after Juan De La Cruz. [3]

Band members

Current members

Former members


Extended plays

List of extended plays, with selected details
The Juans
Track listing
  • 1. "Atin Ang Mundo"
  • 2. "Prom"
  • 3. "Magkasama"
  • Released: 2018
  • Label: Viva
  • Format: Digital download, 12", streaming
Track listing
  • 1. "Umaga"
  • 2. "Panaginip"
  • 3. "Hindi Tayo Pwede"
  • 4. "Hatid"
  • 5. "Itutulog Na Lang"
  • 6. "Lumalapit"


List of singles, showing year released and album name
"Atin Ang Mundo"2015The Juans
"Binibini Sa MRT"2016Philpop
"Nasayang Lang"Non-album single
"Balisong"2017100 Tula Para Kay Stella
"Istorya"Non-album single
"'Yan Tayo, Eh"2018Squad Goals
"Darkness Fell"Sid & Aya
"Pag-ibig Lang"The Day After Valentine's
"Hindi Tayo Pwede"2019
"Sirang Plaka"Non-album singles
"BTNS" (with Janine Teñoso)
"Pangalawang Bitaw"

Chart performance

List of other charted songs, with selected chart positions and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
Hit Chart Pinoy
"Atin Ang Mundo"20159The Juans
"Binibini Sa MRT"13Philpop
"Nasayang Lang"2017136Non-album single
"Balisong"44100 Tula Para Kay Stella
"Istorya"84Non-album single
"Hindi Tayo Pwede"2019105
"Sirang Plaka"22Non-album singles


Music videos

List of music videos as lead artist, showing year released and directors
"Atin Ang Mundo"2015Ryan Evangelista [6]
"Prom"2016Mike Cabardo [7]
"Binibini Sa MRT"N/A [8]
"Nasayang Lang"2017Kiko Meiley [9]
"Balisong"Ryan Evangelista [10]
"Istorya" [11]
"'Yan Tayo, Eh"2018N/A [12]
"Darkness Fell" [13]
"Lumalapit"Miggy Tanchanco [14]
"Hindi Tayo Pwede"2019 [15]
"Hatid"2020 [16]
"Sirang Plaka" [17]
"Manalangin"Paul Basinillo [18]
"BTNS" (with Janine Teñoso)Miggy Tanchanco [19]
"Pangalawang Bitaw"2021Jason Max [20]

Awards and nominations

Award ceremonyYearCategoryNominee(s)/work(s)ResultRef.
Awit Award 2016Performance by a GroupThe JuansNominated
2017Best Ballad Recording"Nasayang Lang - The Juans"Nominated [21]
Myx Music Awards 2016 Favorite New ArtistThe JuansNominated
2017 Favorite Group of the YearWon
2018 Favorite Group of the YearNominated
Media Soundtrack of the Year"Balisong - The Juans"Nominated
PMPC Star Awards for Music 2016 Dance Album of the Year"The Juans - The Juans"Nominated [22]
Group/Duo of the YearThe JuansNominated
Wish Music Awards 2017Wish Original Song of the Year"Prom - The Juans"Won [23]
Best Wishclusive Performance by a Group/DuoThe JuansNominated
2018Wish Pop Song of the Year"Nasayang Lang - The Juans"Nominated [24]
2021 Best Quarantine Produced Song"Manalangin - The Juans"Won [25]
Wishclusive Collaboration of the Year"Bakit ‘To Nangyari Sa’tin" with Janine TeñosoWon
Wish Group of the YearThe JuansNominated
Wishclusive Pop Performance of the Year"Hindi Tayo Pwede - The Juans"Won
Wish Pop Song of the Year"Sirang Plaka - The Juans"Nominated

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