Nonoy Zuñiga is a singer and TV-host in the Philippines. He is balladeer, pop icon and the quintessential singer.
Zuñiga's singing career spans more than 3 decades, as a folk singer from 1971 to 1975 and then as one of the lead singers of the Family Birth Control Band which performed in the best nightspots and hotels like Philippine Plaza, Holiday Inn and the Manila Hotel from 1975-1980. All his performances in the US from 1983 to the present are well-acclaimed. He has also performed in Asia including the major cities of Australia, Japan, South Korea, China and New Zealand.
On top of his successful singing career, he hosted a public service TV program called "Kapwa Ko Mahal Ko", which was formerly aired in GMA-7, and an info-med TV program formerly aired in IBC 13, called "MedTalk with Dr. Z". He also heads EcoWise and NOW, two companies that deal with the preservation and conservation of our environment through proper waste disposal and the manufacture and marketing of organic products.
Zuniga became one of the hosts of Pilipinas Win Na Win, an old show in ABS-CBN.
Awards and recognition:
1981 Best Pop Male Vocal Performance by a New Male Artist Aliw Award,
1981 Most Promising Entertainer Aliw Award,
1982 Entertainer Of The Year Aliw Award,
1982 Album Of The Year for the Album Ako Ay Ikaw Rin Aliw Award,
1982 Golden Record Award for the Album Ako Ay Ikaw Rin Aliw Award,
1982 Platinum Record Award for the Album Ako Ay Ikaw Rin Aliw Award,
1982 Record Of The Year for the Album Ako Ay Ikaw Rin Aliw Award,
1982 Best Male Vocal Performer Guillermo Mendoza Foundation,
1982 Mr. Popular Entertainer Of The Year Guillermo Mendoza Foundation,
1983 Ranked Top 6 Major Awards Cecil Award,
1991 Best Male Vocal Performer Awit Award,
1998 Most Outstanding Recording Artist Katha Award,
1999 Best Performance By A Duet Awit Award,
1999 Best Traditional Song Saan Ka Man Naroroon Awit Award,
1999 Best Pop Vocal Collaboration Katha Award