Ben&Ben (formerly The Benjamins) is a fast-rising folk-pop band formed in 2015 by twin Filipino singer-songwriters, Paolo and Miguel Guico. They launched their debut self-titled EP in December 2016, to a sold-out crowd in Teatrino. “Ride Home”, their first single, debuted at number 1 in Spotify’s Philippines Viral 50 Chart for a week. This was soon followed by their next single, “Leaves”, hitting number 3 on Philippines Viral 50, and 14 on the Global Viral 50 chart.
They first gained attention at the Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPop) 2016, the most prestigious songwriting competition in the country, for their composition, “Tinatangi”. Their song won 2nd runner up and Best Music Video among thousands of entries. Ben&Ben's sound consists of Filipino and Western folk, world, and pop elements seamlessly blended into heartwarming lyrics and melodies. They have since been making waves in the scene, with local and international audiences alike. read more