BTS‘s Jungkook met fans through Weverse Live last March 14. During the show, he played several songs from artists around the globe that he has been recently enjoying. One of them was “Give Me Your Forever” by Filipino singer Zack Tabudlo.
Released in 2021, “Give Me Your Forever” is a pop and R&B song from his album Episode. It tells the story of a man proclaiming his everlasting love to his soulmate.
I want you to knowThat you’ll be the one And I’ll be the guy who’ll be on his knees To say I love you And I need you And say I’d die for you (just give me your forever)
— Lyrics to “Give Me Your Forever”
Once Zack found out about the news, he expressed his immense gratitude for the unexpected shoutout.
I [just woke up] and apparently I was blowing up on social media because…THE JUNGKOOK. THE GOLDEN MAKNAE. JUST LISTENED TO ‘GIVE ME YOUR FOREVER.’ I CAN NOW DIE IN PEACE HOLY SH*T. He even said he added my song to his playlist
— Zack Tabudlo
so i jwu and apparently i was blowing up on social media because…. THE JUNGKOOK. THE GOLDEN MAKNAE. JUST LISTENED TO GIVE ME YOUR FOREVER. I CAN NOW DIE IN PEACE HOLY SHT. 😭❤️ he even said he added my song to his playlist 💀💀 pic.twitter.com/itNcIT9VI4
— Zack Tabudlo (@zacktabudlo) March 14, 2023
For new fans, check out more facts about Zack Tabudlo below.
1. Where you may have seen him before
First up, Zack was born on December 6, 2001 making him 21 years old. Though he is now a popular OPM singer, he was once known as a contestant on local television program The Voice Kids (2014).
He was unfortunately eliminated in the second round while under the mentorship of Filipino rock icon Bamboo.
2. His debut single
Zack’s name began to spread among the public six years later in 2020 when he released his debut single “Nangangamba.” It is currently resting at 15 million views on YouTube.
3. How he rose to fame
He finally rose to fame a year later in 2021 after his song “Binibini” broke the record as the top Filipino song on the Philippine Spotify charts. Its music video, starring teen celebrities Andrea Brillantes and Seth Fedelin, reached 42 million views and is still rising.
4. His other hit songs
Zack Tabudlo is also known for singing songs such as “Habang Buhay,” “Yakap,” and “Pano,” the latter of which even charted in neighboring Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Of course, the song bookmarked by Jungkook, “Give Me Your Forever,” is another crowd favorite standing at over 30 million views for a lyric video.
5. His latest songs
Finally, he recently released the lyric video of his song “Gusto” featuring Al James.
Keep up with Zack below!