Kagay-anon Artist David Mercado to Release Album: EP Secrets Revealed

Kagay-anon, remember the song Kahit Kunwari Man Lang? It is a hit interpreted by Agsunta and Moira Dela Torre, awarded as the Most Streamed song on Himig Handog 11th edition and garnered more than 12 million stream in all digital platforms. But do you know what makes it more special? The song was actually composed by a Kagay-anon artist, David Mercado.

David Mercado

David Mercado started his career when he co-hosted Mindanao Pop Idol in 2006-2007, alongside Darnel Cabaneros which was aired on a local channel in Northern Mindanao.


He is a popular events host and performer with these following credentials:

  • Awarded as Top Artist during the Sessions Live July Rising Idols Finale Show;

  • Won the 2019 World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in Long Beach, California; where he took home three division champion plaques, four gold medals, one silver, and two bronze medals;

  • He was the Voice Coach of Barangay Gwapo by ABS CBN Northern Mindano 2013 and 2014 edition;

  • He was one of the lead singers of ABS-CBN Northern Mindanao’s local version of their Christmas Station ID, “Magkasama Tayo sa Kwento ng Pasko” in 2013, and again in 2014;

  • Awarded as Dreamboard Artist of the Year 2013 – Male Category, Most Requested Dreamboard Artist 2013 – Male Category, and Leadership Award 2013 – Male Category;

  • Awarded as Dreamboard Artist Host of the Year 2014 – Male Category.


As the top artist of the Rising Idols Finale Show, David won placement on a Los Angeles outdoor billboard and promotion with a Billboard.com digital banner, as well as promotion on Spotify.


EP Secrets Revealed, David Mercado


On August 20, he will release “Sweet Lips”, the first track of his very first album, EP Secrets Revealed. Produced by Omkast, the Extended Play has three original songs plus one bonus acoustic version of the tracks.


To continue supporting our fellow Kagay-anon, listen to David on Spotify, and follow him on Facebook and Instagram to find out how you can get a copy to EP Secrets Revealed.


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