Arthur Nery is now the number one music artist in the country today. His latest
song, titled “Pagsamo” – a chilled out tune that samples Nery’s smooth blending
of easy-listening jazz, R&B, soul and lyrical romanticism — is the latest track from
the Cagayan De Oro-based singer-songwriter to hit trending status.
The singer is just fresh off another hit in “Pelikula” which he recorded with Janine
Tenoso (from the latter’s own EP “Kwento Sa Silid”). And previous that, Arthur’s
own “Take All The Love” solo track performed well as did another track in “Happy
w u (feat. Jason Dhakal).
But even before that, Arthur has been slowly but surely building steam. His 2019
album, “Letters Never Sent” was a slow build success that endeared itself to its
The album contains Arthur Nery’s signature hits, namely “Binhi” (with
22, 088,084 streams) and the relaxed neo-soul ballad “Higa” (with 41, 106, 918
listens on Spotify).
With “Pagsamo” hitting 200K streams (on YouTube) in its first 12 hours since it
was released and with current numbers still rising, it’s safe to say that this track is
one of the strongest to come from Arthur. The song easily broke the 2.1 million
mark just days after it was posted on YouTube.
These numbers only prove that Arthur Nery just earned his place at the hitmaker circle Arthur’s previously released songs that include “Binhi,” “Pelikula” (that features
him) and the new track “Pagsamo”, “Happy w u” and “Pelikula” are all currently in
Spotify’s Top 50 Philippines Playlist, making Arthur Nery the music act with the
most songs on said playlist.