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Argel MDR

Filipino-Canadian singer/songwriter

Argel MDR is a Filipino-Canadian singer/songwriter from Surrey, Canada. He was one of the Top 10 finalists of CBC's Toyota Searchlight 2021When he was 15 years old, he moved to Canada from the Philippines with his family to seek a better life and opportunities. With Sam Smith, One Republic, and Original Pinoy Music (OPM) as his music influences, Argel wants to use the power of storytelling to inspire Filipino youth and other immigrants through his music and theatrical performances. In addition, he is an advocate of representation, anti-racism work, and inclusion. Argel's most recent single, 'Sail Away' was featured in Spotify editorial playlists, including Fresh Finds Philippines. Argel recently received a Pop Artist of the Year Nomination and an Excellence Award by a BIPOC artist from Fraser Valley Music Awards 2021 by CIVL radio 101.7 FM.

Discography

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LATEST

REIGN

Debut EP

April 28, 2022

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REVIVE

June 18, 2021

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STORY WE TELL

March 3, 2022

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SAIL AWAY

APRIL 16, 2021

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HERE WE ARE
(with Hira Lalani)

OCTOBER 1, 2021

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IT DOESN'T MATTER

MARCH 19, 2021

Argel MDR

In the News

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Spring ‘Reign’ for Surrey singer Argel MDR, whose pop songs explore ‘self-advocacy, happiness’

April 28, 2022