When you’re surrounded by people you love, every season of the year calls for gifts.

Nothing is sweeter than expressing our appreciation for your family, friends, and loved ones through tokens that come straight from the heart. There’s no need to wait for a special occasion or holiday to treat the people that mean the most to you

Whether they’re music fans that can’t stay away from a good tune or busy bees that are always on-the-go or an aspiring rockstar trying to get into music production, we’ve picked the best and most exciting gifts that will surely bring warmth and love to the people close to you.

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So, without further ado, here are Billboard Preferred‘s guide to holiday gifts for any day that calls for a celebration!


From instruments that can unlock a symphony of dreams to MIDI keyboards that can conjure up the right chord of inspiration, these gifts are catered to the aspiring musicians — or just, music fans — in your life.

Yamaha SBP2F5

Price: PHP 99,950 SRP
Store: Yupangco Music

The Yamaha Stage Custom is a beloved kit by drummers all over the world since 1995. Hand lacquered, all-birch ply Stage Custom, it gives the distinctive sound of Yamaha drums and offers a tight sound with good separation.. A solid drum set for solid drummers.

Fender American Professional II Stratocaster

Price: PHP 119,950 SRP
Store: Yupangco Music

The American Professional II Stratocaster® blends over sixty years of innovation providing instant familiarity and sonic versatility.

Roland SPD-SX

Price: PHP 47,950 SRP
Store: Yupangco Music

The SPD-SX sparked the sampling and pad revolution with its versatile preset kits and a large pre-loaded sample library, including loops, one-shot sounds, and melodic phrases to spark ideas and create music right away.

Launchkey Mini MK3

Price: PHP 9,100 SRP
Store: JB Music

The Launchkey MIDI keyboard controller was made for creators of all abilities. Its Scale and Chord modes push musical creativity and help start new ideas.

Focusrite Scarlett Studio 4th Gen.

Price: PHP 19,600 SRP
Store: JB Music

The Focusrite Scarlett 4th Gen preamp has the best audio specs in its price range. Its high end converters from Focusrite’s flagship RedNet range. Build up your songs, layer after layer and never worry about noise. Squeeze every last drop of detail out of your recordings without sacrificing sound quality.

Rega Planar 1 (Walnut)

Price: PHP 23,500 SRP
Store: Sound Advice

The Rega Planar 1 in Walnut is the ultimate beginner turntable. Its award-winning design gives high-quality performance found in higher-range audio players.

JBL Spinner BT

Price: PHP 34,999 SRP
Store: JBL

The JBL Spinner BT quickly pairs with Bluetooth speakers or headphones for that instant and intimate connection with favorite music artists. Hear the quality of records without destroying them in the process. The high quality Aluminum tonearm ensures excellent tracking of the record groove, without wearing it out.


Whether it’s a quaint gig venue or an arena concert, there’s nothing like a great outfit to complete a memorable night. So, for all your live music-loving friends and family who also can’t resist good fashion, check out our preferred pieces for this holiday season.

Tommy Hilfiger Monogram Oversized Jumper

Price: PHP 9,691.50 SRP
Store: SSI Life

The Tommy Hilfiger Mono- gram Oversized Jumper is the new mark of distinction. Inspired by heritage, designed for tomorrow – it’s is a modern take on a time-hon- ored icon. THis oversized cotton jumper is decorated with a large TH monogram applique that gives it a varsity-style finishing touch.

Levi’s® 501® Levi’s Original Parrish

Price: PHP 4,299 SRP
Store: Levi’s

The Levi’s® 501® Levi’s Original Parrish is a cultural icon worn by generations. Since Levi’s® invented it in 1873, people have worn the iconic straight fit with the signature button fly, making them their own by ripping, tearing, repairing, dying and marking them up for total self-expression.

Macbeth Arcade

Price: PHP 3,499 SRP
Store: Macbeth

The Macbeth Arcade has an old school runner silhouette made sleeker with a mix of breathable mesh, canvas, and vegan suede. Cushioning throughout the shoe makes it perfect of casual walks, light jogs, and standing parties.

Hugo Jude-ME-N 51471 Cap

Price: PHP 4,950 SRP
Store: SSI Life

The Hugo Jude-ME-N 51471 Cap is a softly laminated cap in Italian twill with a hardware stacked logo by HUGO. Cap off any outfit with it for an urban update.

GUCCI Horsebit 1955

Price: PHP 189,300 SRP
Store: Gucci Greenbelt 4

The Gucci 1955 Horsebit collection evolves with the addition of a mini shoulder bag variation. Presented in signature black leather with a flap closure, an adjustable shoulder strap completes the design, offering great versatility and functionality.

Lacoste L003 Neo Textile

Price: PHP 7,950 SRP
Store: SSI Life

The Lacoste L003 Neo Textile is the perfect expression of sport attitude and high fashion. The mesh and synthetic uppers in contrasting cool and warm tones combined with the trademark crocodile on the side of the heel make for game-changing style.

Nespresso Vertuo Pop

The only thing sweeter than Christmas is the smell of fresh coffee in the morning. With the convenient and compact Nespresso Vertuo Pop, you can start everyday of the new year right.


From sturdy luggages that can keep up with your family’s jet-setter ways to carry-it-all bags for the friends that love to travel light, here are a collection gifts catered to those who love to bring the party all over the world.

Crossbody Pouch H23

Price: PHP 4921.02 SRP
Store: Sport B.

The Crossbody Pouch H23 Bag is made with lightweight polyester and nylon. Multiple compartments make it perfect for urban or outdoor use.

Coach Willow Tote

Price: PHP 26,000 SRP
Store: SSI Life

The Coach Willow Tote is the perfect carry-it-all bag with space for all of your day-to-day essentials. Crafted of polished pebble leather, it features two open pockets, a secure center zip compartment and slender shoulder straps with a longer drop.

American Tourister Curio Spinner 55/20 EXP TSA BO

Price: PHP 15,550 SRP
Store: SSI Life

The American Tourister Curio Spinner 55/20 EXP TSA BO’s Curio Book Opening combines the practicality of
a soft case with the toughness of a hard case. Its Duosaf TM security zipper delivers top security, OptimovTM shock-absorbing wheels allow smooth rolling on bumpy surfaces, and Microban® technology eliminates the growth of bacteria on its recycled interior lining.

American Tourister Maxivo Spinner 68/25 TSA

Price: PHP 14,550 SRP
Store: SSI Life

The American Tourster Maxivo SPINNER 68/25 TSA offers travelers worry-free traveling with its 20:80 PlentiVolTM Packing System allows them to pack big and pack more. A timeless design gives the range a modern classic and commercial look. Choose between the DuoSafTM security zipper or StePauseTM wheel stopper, to give you extra convenience during travel.

Portable Tech

Life’s boring without music. So, whether it’s just during their mundane commutes or a dinner party, give your loved ones the wondrous gift of music with these speakers and headphones.

JBL Authentics 300

Price: PHP 26,699 SRP
Store: Harman

The JBL Authentics 300 speaker’s ‘70s-inspired design, featuring the iconic Quadrex grille makes a bold statement anywhere.

Q Acoustics 3010

Price: PHP 15,895 SRP
Store: Onward

The Q Acoustics 3010 bookshelf speaker boasts a new
standard of sonic performance thanks to a clever new tweeter and drive unit that delivers an unrivalled, more open soundstage.

Sony WH1000XM5

Price: PHP 20,999 SRP
Store: Onward

The SONY WH1000XM5 has two processors controlling eight microphones and an Auto NC Optimizerfor automatically optimizing noise canceling. Rewrite the rules for distraction-free listening and call clarity.

JBL Partybox 710

Price: PHP 35,999 SRP
Store: Onward

The JBL PARTYBOX 710 is a splash proof party speaker that, when paired with the PartyBox App, elevates any party to a next-level musical and visual experiences.

Marshall Middleton

Price: PHP 15,990 SRP
Store: Onward

The Marshall Middleton is optimized for loud. It utilises True Stereophonic, a unique form of multi-directional stereo sound from Marshall to deliver the ultimate immersive experience. With a rugged IP67 dust- and water-resistant build, a bit of rain and dirt won’t get under its skin.