Daniel Padilla is a Filipino actor and recording artist. Padilla is the first Pinoy artist to win the Kids' Choice Awards for Global Slime Star. He has received awards in television, film, and music including FAMAS Award for Best Actor, PMPC Star Award for Movie Actor of the Year, Luna Awards for Best Actor, GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards for Box Office King, Awit Awards and has received three World Music Awards nominations in 2013.
He made his television debut with a supporting role in soap opera Gimik 2010 (2010), before landing the lead role in Growing Up (2011). Padilla has starred in the Filipino television programs: Princess and I (2012–2013), Got to Believe (2013–2014) and Pangako Sa 'Yo (2015–2016). He made his feature film debut in a supporting role in 2012 before starring in the films: She's Dating the Gangster (2014), Crazy Beautiful You (2015), Barcelona: A Love Untold (2016) and Can't Help Falling in Love. Padilla has released three double platinum albums in the Philippines including, self-titled mini album Daniel Padilla (2012), DJP (2013), I Heart You (2014), gold record album I Feel Good (2015), and compilation album DJ' Greatest Hits (2016). He also held concerts including Daniel Live! (2013) DOS (2014), Most Wanted (2015) and DJ Classics: Back at the Araneta (2017).