Filipino pop icon April Boy Regino passes away at 51

Filipino pop icon April Boy Regino passes away at 51

Filipino pop singer April Boy Regino has passed away at the age of 51.

The news was confirmed by his brother and April Boys member, Vingo Regino, via a Facebook post.Β 

April Boy grew popular in the '90s with songs like 'Di Ko Kayang Tanggapin,' 'Paano Ang Puso Ko,' and 'Umiiyak Ang Puso'. He was also behind 'Esperanza,' the theme song of the late '90s soap opera starring Judy Ann Santos.

Fans and friends in the entertainment industry looked back on their memories of the late singer and his music. In a tweet, Gary Valenciano shared how April Boy was "very humble" at the top of his game and "always wanted to make his fans happy".

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