Regine Velasquez (born Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez on April 22, 1970) is a Filipina singer, actress, record producer and TV host. She won the 1989 Asia Pacific Singing Contest in Hong Kong and is widely known for possessing a wide and powerful vocal range.
She has collaborated with artists such as Paul Anka,David Hasselhoff, 98 Degrees, Brian McKnight, Mandy Moore, Ronan Keating, Stephen Bishop Jim Brickman,Peabo Bryson,Jeffrey Osborne, Dave Koz, Grasshopper, Coco Lee, Michel Legrand, David Pomeranz, Eduardo Capetillo, Fernando Carrillo, and Billy Crawford. "In Love With You," a duet with Jacky Cheung, reached MTV Asia and Channel V music charts.
She has also embarked on several television and film projects, receiving a Best Actress Award for her portrayal of a mentally challenged woman in Maalaala Mo Kaya. Velasquez also formed IndiMusic (iMusic), a record label partnered with Bella Tan's Universal Records., She is currently managed by Aria Productions.