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Who is John Melo? | John Melo is a recording artist with a heartfelt voice. Literally, his baritone voice is too unique that was influenced by his idols. He is also multi awarded in Awit Awards. Most noticeably is his Best New Male Performance award in the 1993 Awit Awards.

However, he did not concentrated in music alone because he expanded his brand into businesses in California plus a blogger and U.S. Correspondent.

He ventured in the world of social media with his JMelo Sports, News and Entertainment YouTube Channel that are now close to reaching 50,000 subscribers. Melo is a hard-core fan of boxing in which he is also an international correspondent in the Philippines.

He is using this platform to deliver updated news on boxing and even in the NBA. He even have his own sports website, John Melo Sports News. He experienced first-hand coverage on big events like the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury II, Canelo Alvarez-Sergey Kovalev mega-fight and all Manny Pacquiao fights.

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His passion for music never died. As a matter of fact, he is still recording annually for Christmas. His Malapit Na Ang Pasko with over 1 million views as of 2021 is one of the most successful song he recorded.

John Melo inherited his love for music from his mother Leticia Cortes, who took up Bachelor of Music Major in Piano in the University of Sto. Tomas.

As a child, Melo looked up to Anthony Castelo [tl] (known for hits like “Nang Dahil sa Pag-ibig” and “Balat kayo”). His admiration for the singer later led him on to revive two Castelo songs for his “Magtiwala Ka” album namely “Ibig Kong Ibigin Ka” and “Nang Dahil Sa Pag-ibig”.

He has also tributed many songs for others such as Manny Pacquiao, with the song “Laban Mo, Laban Ko.

“Malapit Na Ang Pasko” and “Christmas Tree is Blue”[7] are John Melo’s newest Christmas songs dedicated to all OFWs as sense of gratitude being an OFW himself. Currently hands-on with his dental business offices in San Jose and Newark, California,[5] Melo managed to render songs for OFWs even if preoccupied with his passion in business.

John Melo expressed that his life as an OFW away from his loved ones in the Philippines is encapsulated in the song Malapit Na Ang Pasko being in California for more than a decade.

While there are plans that his English Christmas song “Christmas Tree is Blue” will be released in 2018.

John Melo pursued a sports news writing career under Manila Standard and international correspondent of Bombo Radyo Philippines. Some of his articles [8]are covering NBA, Manny Pacquiao and other sports news.[9] Boxing [10]and NBA news[11] are his biggest contribution to Filipinos worldwide.

1993 John Melo won the title as Best New Male Recording Artist in the 1993 Awit Awards with “Hanap Hanap Kita”. He bested other up-and-coming names in the music scene for the plum such as Chad Borja, Willie Garte and Calvin Millado

Right now, John Melo is in the United States of California. He is residing in San Ramon California with his family. Yes, aside from being a recording artist, businessman, he is also a father.

He has so many things to achieve that is why he used to delegate some of his daily tasks thru a virtual staff.

He is like a millennial that has know-how in technology. Just enough to run all his responsibilities, he needed to delegate with the latest innovations to make his life easier.

He still loves music and it his life for him.

Furthermore, he is now vlogger with his famous channel JMELO Entertainment

Well, he is just enjoying his life right now. He is already in the golden age and still enjoying the fruits of his labor in US.

There is no exact destination but most likely he can reach million subscribers or followers in the right time.

He just want to share his journey in U.S. to others.


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Canada’s Jamal Murray to miss FIBA World Cup 2023 citing ongoing recovery



Canada's Jamal Murray to miss FIBA World Cup 2023 citing ongoing recovery

Another big name pulled its name away from the nearing FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 as Jamal Murray officially backed out from Team Canada.

The Denver Nuggets star cited a need for more recovery after they won the NBA championship with Nikola Jokic, who withdrew earlier for Serbia.

“When I came into training camp, I wanted to see how my body would respond after a long and demanding season and if I would be physically able to compete at the highest level required for the World Cup.”

“In consultation with medical staff and the team, it is clear that additional recovery is required, and I have made the difficult decision to not participate in the tournament,” said Murray in an official statement.

Despite withdrawing, Murray still expressed his desire to represent Canada in the Olympics happening next year in Paris, France.

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Luka drops insane triple-double to defeat Golden State



Magic is what the Dallas Mavericks and Luka Doncic had it delivered.

The Slovenian superstar dropped a 40-point triple-double of 41 points, 12 rebounds, 12 assists in Dallas’ 116-113 victory over the visiting Golden State.

On top of his insane triple-double, Doncic also had four steals and a block.

The Mavericks went on a hot first quarter but the Warriors kept on tailing them until the final quarter when the latter took over the lead, however, Doncic was the clutchest of them all hitting big baskets for Dallas to snap its four-game skid.

With the win, they are now at a 10-10 win-loss record while the Warriors dropped to 11-11.

Stephen Curry was unleashed in the second half for a total of 32 points but contributions from his teammates were missing, especially Klay Thompson who only had five points on one-out-of-six three-point shooting, he also missed the wide-open attempt in the end game that could force overtime.

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NBA stars call out NBA to player its players from disrespectful fans



By Ponciano Melo – In an intense game, talking trash is normal. It\’s given that the emotions will be high, but it will always be a fine line of the limit on the interaction between the audience and the player, especially in the NBA.

A more exact scenario, especially in the NBA playoffs. Basketball is on a whole new level comes to the playoffs, expecting players to go all out every day to keep their championship dream alive.

However, last year\’s playoffs were different, with no fans in attendance due to the coronavirus. A year later, the NBA, with all of its effort, was able to bring fans to the arena.

Everything is slowly getting back to normal, and they love it except for one thing, the disrespectful fans.

Over the years, cases of fans cursing, bad-mouthing and even throwing things at players have risen and it is very alarming for the league, especially for the players\’ safety.

Russell Westbrook was the latest victim of it. In video footage of his exit due to an injury, a fan upstairs poured popcorn on his head. Westbrook was outraged by the action and was held back by the officials from chasing the one who did it.

Westbrook was upset about it and LeBron James backed him up.

Several players and personalities also reacted to the incident which was labeled rude and disrespectful. No matter how much you hate a player, you\’re just a fan. No one has the right to disrespect them because they play to bring entertainment to the people in attendance.

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