- James Reid and Nadine Lustre make up an unconventional Philippine love team
- The real-life couple have gotten the attention of a number of international publication
- James shared to US music site Billboard.com that his songs are about Nadine
James Reid is making huge strides with his new album "Palm Dreams".
The pop-R&B album is loved by critics and doing well on the charts.
US-based music website Billboard even took notice and did a feature on the album and its singer!
On January 2, Billboard published an interview with James. In the article, they praised James and his on- and off-screen partner Nadine Lustre for "shattering all stereotypes associated with [Philippine] culture and the idea of celebrity relationships."
James also revealed in the interview that most of the songs on his hit album is about Nadine.
"I've written several songs about her, for her, and with her. What can I say? She's part of it all," said James.
Some songs were also collaborations with Nadine. Aside from writing some of the songs, Nadine also sang with James on the track "IL2LU".
Nadine also co-directed the music video for the single "The Life". She also featured in the video.
James is very proud of the album, which has received mostly positive reviews. It has also expanded his international fanbase.
"Palm Dreams" is James' third album.
He released his self-titled debut album in 2013. His second album "Reid Alert" came out in 2015.
The Filipino-Australian singer became popular when he joined the reality show "Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash 2010", which he won.
He has been in a love team with Nadine since 2014.
The onscreen romance spilled onto real life. They announced their relationship in 2016 at a Thank You concert for one of their TV dramas.
This social experiment is an eye-opener! Good conscience or 20 Pesos? – on KAMI YouTube Channel