ENHYPEN‘s Ni-Ki has openly expressed his admiration for Filipino artist Zack Tabudlo, particularly for the latter’s cover of “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You.” 

During a recent live broadcast, the Japanese K-pop star sang “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You” for ENGENEs. He added, “I like the original version too, but there’s a cover by an artist that I like. I really like that cover, I listen to it every day.” This revelation sent waves of excitement through both artists’ fanbases, especially after it was pointed out that Ni-Ki was referring to Zack’s version, which boasts nine million views on TikTok.

Reacting to Ni-Ki‘s comments, Zack expressed his astonishment and appreciation on X (formerly Twitter). He described the shoutout as “crazy” and shared his gratitude with a heart emoji. 

A growing list of acknowledgments

The connection between Zack and ENHYPEN doesn’t end there. Another ENHYPEN member, Heeseung, also engaged with Zack’s music by covering the Filipino singer-songwriter’s hit “Give Me Your Forever” on TikTok. Zack reposted that cover on Instagram, expressing how honored he was that Heeseung sang his song.


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Ni-Ki’s comments about Zack add to a growing list of acknowledgements the latter has received from high-profile figures. BTS’s Jungkook also played “Give Me Your Forever” during one of his live broadcasts. He said he would add the song to his playlist. This growing admiration has helped introduce Zack’s work to international audiences. In fact, it has led to a collaboration between Zack and Thai actor-singer Billkin.


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Who is Zack Tabudlo?

Zack first gained attention as a contestant on the first season of The Voice Kids Philippines. He was under the mentorship of Filipino rock icon Bamboo Mañalac. Despite being eliminated in the competition’s second round, his music career has flourished.

His breakthrough came in early 2021 with the release of his hit “Binibini.” The song has garnered over 156 million streams, marking a significant milestone in his career. He later released his first full-length album, Episode. The album features songs that connected with both Filipino and international audiences.

Over his career, Zack has released several successful singles and albums. His latest album, 3rd Time’s A Charm, was released on November 17, 2023. He calls it his “most personal, vulnerable, and honest” work. His latest music video, “Pulso,” premiered on February 24. It starred Filipino vlogger CongTV and his partner Viy Cortez. – K-Pop News Writer

Featured Image: This proves that music really is the universal language. Sources: X/@nrkcheolso and X/@OFCSparkZArmyPH.