Gabriel Jedzimir Lee Barcenilla is a Filipino and Chinese pop and R&B singer, dancer, and songwriter. Gabriel Barcenilla was born on November 12, 1992 in Manila, Philippines and was raised there until he was 6 years old. During his childhood, Hedelisa Sorrera , his Grandmother, played a variety of music such as Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and OPM. Hedelisa introduced dancing to a young Gabriel by slow dancing with him around the living room while listening to her favorite artists. Whenever Michael Jackson was playing, Gabriel would dance around the room and do the moonwalk, which he learned by watching Michael on television. Gabriel BarcenillaÃ¢ÂÂs mother and father, Lilibeth Lee Barcenilla and Rogelio Padla Barcenilla Jr, both former Olympian chess players, decided to have a fresh start by moving to Chandler, Arizona in 1999. In so doing, young Gabriel was exposed to the American culture encompassing different types of food, people, and especially music. Gabriel did not have any aspirations as a child to have a musical career because of the lack of confidence in him and shyness. He didnÃ¢ÂÂt recognize his vocal abilities until the age of 14 when he performed at Perry High SchoolÃ¢ÂÂs first annual talent show, of which became a confidence booster for the young singer. With the encouragement from family, friends, and schoolmates, Gabriel decided to pursuit his dream of being a pop superstar. He received his first recording microphone at the age of 15. In addition to singing, this led to other opportunities to develop other artistic abilities such as music production and song-writing. He wrote his first single Ã¢ÂÂFrozenÃ¢ÂÂ in the following week. He continued to develop his song-writing skills by studying lyrics online focusing on how verses, hooks, and choruses transitioned. Also, he watched tutorials on how to record music and how to master vocals. Along the way, Gabriel made a Youtube channel named Gabreezy1 and signed up for other sites to promote his passion for music. After graduating from high school, his parents wanted him to invest more time with his music career, so they took him back to the Philippines in the summer of that year to get professional voice lessons. During the stay in the Philippines, he was mentored by Moy Ortiz from the group Ã¢ÂÂThe Company.Ã¢ÂÂ With two months of training in the Philippines, GabrielÃ¢ÂÂs vocal range and control had increased. Back in Arizona with more confidence and experience, he has been uploading more videos of him singing, dancing, and producing more originals. Through the heartbreaks and experiences of a young teenager, his life story has been the gear driving the mechanics in producing his song lyrics. Very eager to make a new song, Gabriel got in his studio and produced a theme song called Ã¢ÂÂBarcenalien .Ã¢ÂÂ The song talks about him being different because of the kinds of clothes he wears. The word Ã¢ÂÂBarcenalienÃ¢ÂÂ is GabrielÃ¢ÂÂs last name and the world alien combined to produce a noun made up by him to define how out of this world a person is. Gabriel said, Ã¢ÂÂI love telling people it is okay to show and be your true self because everyone has the power to make a difference in society and in others by showing how to lead your own legacy.Ã¢ÂÂ The second single after Ã¢ÂÂBarcenalienÃ¢ÂÂ was Ã¢ÂÂAngel;Ã¢ÂÂ which was dedicated to his Grandmother, Hedelisa, that recently passed away a year before the second month in his trip to the Philippines. The song talks about the hard struggles that have taken a toll on the young singer like losing faith, living and not knowing himself, and praying to heaven that his grandmother can help him get him through this battle. Many months later after his comeback from the Philippines, Gabriel has been doing many covers on Youtube and also came out with his latest original Ã¢ÂÂNew NewÃ¢ÂÂ ft. Track Beaters whom fit GabrielÃ¢ÂÂs style of music.Gabriel Jedzimir Lee Barcenilla is a Filipino and Chinese pop and R&B singer, dancer, and songwriter. Gabriel Barcenilla was born on November 12, 1992 in Manila, Philippines and was raised there un... read more.
Dance, Music - Pop, R&B / Hip Hop, Rap
Silver Video A&R Award - Awarded for a high quality original video with good production values.
Press Release Award - Awarded for finishing in the top 3 of a weeks music chart or well deserved recognition for their musical talent, this video will be published to the world's press and music industry.
Ultimate Musician A&R Music Award - Awarded by BEAT100 A&R Team for being one of the most outstanding musicians on the BEAT100. This is the highest and rarest music award given on BEAT100.
Gold Favourite A&R Award - Awarded for being one of the BEAT100 A&R team's favourite videos.
Bronze Favourite A&R Award - Awarded for being one of the BEAT100 A&R team's favourite videos.
Silver Favourite A&R Award - Awarded for being one of the BEAT100 A&R team's favourite videos.
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