Edgardo Jose Martin Santiago Valenciano (born August 6, 1964), better known as Gary Valenciano or Gary V., is a Filipino musician. He is also dubbed as Mr. Pure Energy. He has released 26 albums, and won the Awit Awards for "Best Male Performer" 11 times. In 1998, he became UNICEF Philippines first national Ambassador. His most notable songs include Di Bale Na Lang, Eto Na Naman, Sana Maulit Muli, Natutulog Ba Ang Diyos?, Gaya ng Dati, Pasko na Sinta Ko, Narito. He is currently part of ABS-CBN contract actors, and is frequently tapped to sing the theme songs for the network's soap operas and Star Cinema movies.