Libis, Quezon City
March 28, 2012
President Benigno S. Aquino III led the grand launch of the OPM2GO website held in Libis, Quezon City.
Hailed as the “wave of the future” for Filipino music, President Aquino together with OPM2GO Chairman Ogie Alacasid and NCCA Chairman Felipe de Leon Jr. unveiled the site.
In his speech,the President expressed his great interest in music more specially in Original Pilipino Music (OPM). He said that OPM has a great space in his heart, adding that the Filipino music has a different appeal and has the ability to touch deeper into our hearts. He further added that through the years the face of music has changed, along with it the medium that was used, from cassette tapes to todays digital age, with the use of mp3s and the internet. He expressed his gladness to be part of the new phase of the Filipino Music and that is through the launching of the OPM2GO. He said that the website could help fight music piracy, giving artist the opportunity to receive what they deserve in imparting their skills in the field of music. He hopes that with the launching of the website more Filipino artist would be inspired to share their talents.
OPM2GO is an online store which aims to help the Filipino Music Industry reach out to broader audience through the digital media.