(SPOT.ph) ABS-CBN has released its Christmas Station ID for 2022, rekindling the holiday spirit among many Filipinos as it continues its annual tradition of showing what it means to be a family during the Yuletide season.
"Tayo Ang Ligaya ng Isa't Isa", produced by renowned composer Jonathan Manalo, is the latest addition to the Kapamilya network's canon of Christmas Station IDs, which over the years have also become a staple in Filipino households.
Featuring ABS-CBN's most popular actors and singers, the song enjoins Filipinos to find joy in each other and thank God for the gift of love and family during the Christmas season.
ABS-CBN Christmas Station IDs proved to have an enduring effect among Filipinos as they continue to be played at family gatherings and Christmas parties, and even inspired clothing items and other memorabilia.
The most popular ABS-CBN Christmas Station IDs, ranked
Here are the most popular ABS-CBN Christmas Station IDs in the past 15 years ranked according to their YouTube views (as of November 14, 2022) from lowest to highest:
"May Katuparan ang Hiling sa Kapamilyang Kapiling" (2008)
Released before what can be considered as the era of the most iconic ABS-CBN Christmas Station IDs, the network's 2008 offering featured its actors, singers, and news personalities sharing how they celebrate Christmas with their families.
"Tayo ang Ligaya ng Isa't Isa" (2022)
Views: 1.4 million
The latest ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID is led by the network's most popular love teams Donnie Pangilinan and Belle Mariano, Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo, and the stars of "Darna" Jane De Leon, Janella Salvador, and Joshua Garcia.
"Andito Tayo Para sa Isa't Isa" (2021)
Views: 2.7 million
Released a full year after the network's broadcast shutdown following the non-renewal of its franchise, ABS-CBN heralded the Christmas season by assuring the public that they will continue to be "in the service of the Filipino".
"Da Best Ang Pasko ng Pilipino" (2011)
Views: 8.7 million
Featuring singer Maria Aragon, who came to popularity with her stripped-down cover of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way", the 2011 ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID showcased the best Filipino traditions during the Christmas season.
"Lumiliwanag ang Mundo sa Kwento ng Pasko" (2012)
Views: 11.5 million
The 2012 ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID paid tribute to the Filipino bayanihan spirit following the disasters that struck the country that year, showing how they themselves bring light to their fellowmen on Christmas.
"Isang Pamilya Tayo Ngayong Pasko" (2016)
Views: 13.1 million
Led by the coaches of The Voice of the Philippines, the 2016 ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID highlighted the efforts of Filipino individuals and organizations to reach their dreams and bring comfort to others in a song that puts premium on family values.
"Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya" (2020)
Views: 15.8 million
The first Christmas Station ID released after the ABS-CBN shutdown its broadcast operations, the 2020 offering highlighted how Filipinos always rise from uncertainties, even during a global pandemic.
"Ngayong Pasko Magniningning Ang Pilipino" (2010)
Views: 17.7 million
The first Christmas Station ID of the 2010s showcased the individual strengths of Filipinos and how their talents, values, and character shine all over the world.
"Family Is Love" (2018)
Views: 18.8 million
For its 2018 offering, ABS-CBN continued its family-themed Christmas Station IDs by showing that Christmas is best celebrated alongside everyone's families.
"Family Is Forever" (2019)
Views: 19.4 million
The 2019 edition is a medley of past ABS-CBN Christmas Station IDs sung by ordinary Filipinos and led by the coaches of The Voice of the Philippines, proving how these songs made a mark among Filipinos through the years.
"Magkasama Tayo sa Kwento ng Pasko" (2013)
Views: 29.4 million
For its 2013 offering, the stars of ABS-CBN surprised Filipinos who were away from their families for Christmas to make them feel the spirit of togetherness that the holiday brings.
"Thank You, Ang Babait Ninyo" (2014)
Views: 32.2 million
Led by the finalists of the first season of The Voice Kids, the ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID for 2014 interpolates the popular Filipino Christmas carol to show a child's gratitude for the blessings of the season.
"Thank You For the Love" (2015)
Views: 36.9 million
The stars of ABS-CBN expressed their gratitude in their 2015 Christmas Station ID for their continued support to the network in this song led by the three most popular love teams at that time: KathNiel, LizQuen, and JaDine.
"Just Love Ngayong Christmas" (2017)
Views: 46.6 million
The 2017 ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID showed how love always becomes the center of the Christmas celebration despite the challenges that Filipinos face.
"Bro, Ikaw ang Star ng Pasko" (2009)
Views: 50.5 million
Inspired by the TV series "May Bukas Pa" starring then child actor Zaijian Jaranilla, the most popular ABS-CBN Christmas Station ID serves as an enduring reminder to all Filipinos to put Jesus at the center of the Christmas celebrations.