Rico Blanco is a Filipino singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. On June 12, 2008 Warner Music Philippines, launched Rico Blanco's first single “Yugto” which marked his entry in the Filipino music industry as a solo artist. Critics and music fans immediately hail it as a "neo-epic".
He was born to Rene Aldeguer Blanco and Purita Crisostomo Granados. Rico was one of the founding members of Filipino rock band Rivermaya, in varying roles as vocalist, keyboardist, guitarist, and mainsongwriter from 1993 to 2007.
He used to be a relationship with female singer KC Conception, then a "dermatologist" and is currently single.
Official website: http://www.ricoblanco.com.ph/