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|Birth name||Ettore Bungabong Dulay|
|Born|| December 2, 1980 |
Panabo City, Davao del Norte
|Occupation(s)||Singer, vocal coach, backing vocalist|
|Labels||Evolution Music (2004)|
Warner Music Philippines (2004)
Ivory Records (2007–2009)
Star Music (2014–present)
Star Magic (2014–present)
Ettore Dulay, better known by his stage name Thor Dulay or simply as Thor, is a Filipino singer-songwriter and vocal coach.
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Born in Panabo City, Davao del Norte, he was a choirboy who began singing professionally at the age of nineteen. He finished his high school at Maryknoll High School of Panabo.
Davao del Norte is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. Its capital is Tagum City. Davao del Norte also includes Samal Island to the south in the Davao Gulf.
He graduated from Ateneo de Davao University before trying his luck in Manila with his band, Extreme Mix, now known as Myxtreme. He has also provided backing vocals for artists such as Luke Mejares and Jay-R.
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His debut album was released in 2004 by Evolution Music, distributed by Warner Music.
Duets with Thor & Mccoy was a regular feature on Wave 89.1 and tracks from this were collected for his second solo album Soul Obsessions: Duets With Thor.
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As a backing vocalist, Thor worked with several musical bands for various television shows such as Gandang Gabi Vice.
He is married to non-showbiz wife Mai Dulay, with his baby boy.
Dulay is a graduate of Ateneo de Davao University.
He auditioned for the first season of The Voice of the Philippines, which aired on ABS-CBN on Saturday, June 15, 2013. He sang "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston that had all four coaches offer him a place on their respective teams.He ultimately picked apl.de.ap to be his coach.
|Blind Audition||"I Have Nothing" "||Whitney Houston||7|| Lea Salonga, Sarah Geronimo, Bamboo Mañalac and Apl.de.Ap |
Dulay joined Apl.de.Ap's Team.
|Battle Rounds||"I'll Make Love to You" (against Sir Lord Lumibao)||Boyz II Men||1||Winner|
|Week 1/Top 24||"Narito"||Gary Valenciano||5||Safe|
|Week 3/Top 16||"Lately"||Stevie Wonder||8|
|Week 5/Top 8||"Umagang Kay Ganda" (against Janice Javier)||Basil Valdez||4|
|Semi-final||"Climb Ev'ry Mountain"||The Sound of Music||7||Eliminated|
On July 26, 2014, Thor took part as an interpreter for the song entry titled "The Only One" written by Venelyn San Pedro at the third Philippine Popular Music Festival. On January 30, 2015, he released his fourth studio album titled "Master Of Soul" under ABS-CBN's Star Music.The music video for its carrier single is "Paano Ko Sasabihin" premiered on January 25.
|Thor||Thor||Believe In Me |
Someday, Somewhere, Somehow
I'll Always Stay In Love
|Thor||Soul Obsessions: Duets With Thor & Mccoy Ramos||OBB Intro |
Be My Number Two (feat. MYMP)
What About Love
Spend My Life With You
Whenever You Call (feat. Nina)
Everytime I Close My Eyes
The Girl Is Mine
You Don't Know Me
Just One Dance
|Thor||The Moonwalker||Got To Be There |
I'll Be There
Music And Me
One Day In Your Life
Rock With You
Man In The Mirror
Way You Make Me Feel
Blame It On The Boogie
She's Out Of My Life
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
You Are Not Alone
|Thor||Master of Soul||I Miss You |
I Have Nothing
I Finally Found Someone
Kung Maibabalik Ko Lang
Bakit Kung Sino Pa
Paano Ko Sasabihin
Kung Talagang Wala Na Tayo
Di Na Maibabalik
There's No Easy Way to Break Somebody's Heart
Ikaw Na Lamang Siya
Paano Ko Sasabihin (Souledout Remix)
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