Yvette Barbra Hontiveros Almalbis-Honasan
(born August 26, 1977 in Roxas City
), more commonly known as Barbie Almalbis
, is a singer and songwriter from the Philippines
Formerly the lead singer of the bands Hungry Young Poets and Barbie's Cradle, she pursued a solo career in 2005, releasing her self-titled compilation album, Barbie: The Singles.
In 2006, she released her debut solo album, Parade. Her music is characterised by a rather quirky, but endearing vocal style, and guitar work.
Barbie is a capable guitarist in her own right and a painter; she is a born-again Christian and is married to Martin Honasan (the son of the Sen. Gringo Honasan), a painter and scion of a Philippine political family. The couple named their firstborn Noa Stina.
In 2016, she was chosen to interpret Nica del Rosario's composition "Ambon" at the 2016 edition of Himig Handog: P-Pop Love Songs.
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