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25 Pop Hits We Tried Very Hard To Translate Into Filipino

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1. Bruno Mars - "That's What I Like"

Atlantic Records | Cheska Pangilinan / BuzzFeed / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: Gold jewelry shining so bright / Strawberry champagne on ice / Lucky for you, that's what I like, that's what I like

Filipino lyrics: Gintong alahas na kumikinang / Tanduay Ice na pomelo / Maswerte ka, yan gusto ko ! Yan gusto ko!

2. Adele - "Hello"

XL Recordings / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: Hello from the other side / I must've called a thousand times / To tell you I'm sorry for everything that I've done / But when I call, you never seem to be home

Filipino lyrics: Kamusta mula sa kabilang panig / Ang daming beses ko atang tumawag / Para sabihin sayo na pasensya sa lahat ng aking nagawa / Pero pag tumawag ako, wala ka naman sa bahay

3. Carly Rae Jepsen - "I Really Really Like You"

School Boy / Interscope Records / Via youtu.be

English lyrics: I really, really, really, really, really like you / And I want you, do you want me, do you want me too?

Filipino lyrics: Gustong gusto gusto gusto gusto kita / Gusto kita, gusto mo ba ko? Gusto mo din ba ko?

4. Little Mix - "Black Magic"

Syco / Columbia Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: All the girls on the block knocking at my door! / Wanna know what it is make the boys want more!

Filipino lyrics: Mga besh na taga-kanto kumakatok sa aking pinto! / Nais alamin kung pano mas magiging bet ng mga lalake!

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5. Selena Gomez - "Come and Get It"

Hollywood Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: When you ready come and get it, na-na-na-na, na-na-na-na

Filipino lyrics: Kung handa ka na, halika at kunin ito, na-na-na-na, na-na-na-na

8. Calvin Harris - "This Is What You Came For (feat. Rihanna)"

Westbury Road / Columbia Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: Baby, this is what you came for / Lightning strikes every time she moves

Filipino lyrics: Sanggol, ito ang pinunta mo / May kidlat tuwing siya'y gumagalaw

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11. Walk the Moon - "Shut Up and Dance"

RCA Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: "Oh, don't you dare look back" / "Just keep your eyes on me" / I said, "You're holding back," / She said, "Shut up and dance with me!"

Filipino lyrics: "Wag kang lilingon" / "Tingin ka lang sa akin" / Sabi ko, "Nagpipigil ka" / Sabi niya, "Manahimik ka at makipagsayaw sa akin!"

12. Bruno Mars - "Versace on the Floor"

Atlantic Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: Oooh, I love that dress / But you won't need it anymore

Filipino lyrics: Oooh, gusto ko yang bestida / Pero di mo na kakailanganin yan

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13. Taylor Swift - "22"

Big Machine Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: If we just keep dancing like we're / 22, ooh-ooh / 22, ooh-ooh

Filipino lyrics: Kung magsayaw lang na para tayong / dalawampu't dalawa, ooh-ooh, dalawampu't dalawa, ooh-ooh

14. The Chainsmokers and Coldplay - "Something Just Like This"

Disruptor / Columbia Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: Oh, I want something just like this / Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo

Filipino lyrics: Oh, gusto ko ng parang ganito / Doo-doo-doo, doo-doo-doo

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17. Charlie Puth - "One Call Away"

Atlantic Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: I'm only one call away / I'll be there to save the day / Superman got nothing on me / I'm only one call away

Filipino lyrics: Ako'y isang tawag lang / Liligtas ko ang araw / Walang sinabi si Lastikman / Ako'y isang tawag lang

19. Lady Gaga - "Million Reasons"

Interscope Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: I've got a hundred million reasons to walk away / But baby, I just need one good one to stay

Filipino lyrics: Meron akong milyon-milyong dahilan para lumayo / Pero sanggol, isa lang ang kailangan ko para manatili

20. The Chainsmokers - "Closer (feat. Halsey)"

Disruptor / Columbia Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: I know it breaks your heart / Moved to the city in a broke-down car

Filipino lyrics: Alam kong nasasaktan ang iyong puso / Lumipat sa siyudad sakay ang nasiraang kotse

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22. Ariana Grande - "Side by Side (feat. Nicki Minaj)"

Republic Records / Via youtube.com

English lyrics: These friends keep talkin' way too much / Say I should give you up / Can't hear them, no, cause I... / I've been here all night / I've been here all day / And boy, got me walkin' side to side

Filipino lyrics: Mga kaibigang ito ay napakadaldal / Sabi nila isuko na kita / Di ko sila marinig, hindi, dahil / Nandito ko buong gabi / Nandito ko buong umaga / At lalake, nakuha mo kong maglakad tabi sa tabi

24. Katy Perry - "Roar"

Capitol Records

English lyrics: I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire / 'Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar

Filipino lyrics: May mata ko ng isang tigre, mandirigma, nagsasayaw sa bakbakan / Dahil ako'y isang kampeon at maririnig niyo kong umungal

25. Luis Fonsi - "Despacito (feat. Daddy Yankee)"

Universal Music Latino / Via youtube.com

English Spanish lyrics: Deja que te diga cosas al oído / Para que te acuerdes si no estás conmigo

Filipino lyrics: Hayaan mo ko magsabi ng mga bagay sa iyong tenga/ Para maalala mo pag di mo ko kasama