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May in 2018
|Education||Notre Dame High School, Norwich|
|Agent||Star Magic (2015–2019)
XIX Entertainment (2017–present)
Bailey Thomas Cabello May (born 6 August 2002) is a Filipino-British actor, model, singer, dancer, and television personality. He first gained recognition through his Sean Kingston and Daniel Padilla covers. In 2015, he successfully auditioned for the 10th year edition of Pinoy Pig Brother titled Pinoy Pig Brother: 737, and eventually placed as the third runner-up (4th Teen Big Placer). In 2017, he joined the global pop group Now United, representing the Philippines.
May was born in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines to a Cebuana mother, Vanessa May (née Cabello), and a British father, Matthew May. He has a younger sibling named Maya Luiza May. When he was four, his family moved from the Philippines to Norwich, England where he lived until he was twelve. As a result, he holds dual Filipino and British citizenship. His family often returned to the Philippines for holidays and special family gatherings. He attended Notre Dame High School in Norwich.
At the age of twelve, May returned permanently to the Philippines, and later became an official housemate after auditioning online for Pinoy Big Brother: 737.
May auditioned as a housemate for Pinoy Big Brother: 737 and successfully entered in 2015. He won as third runner-up (4th Teen Big Placer).
His Pinoy Big Brother appearance paved the way for his entrance into Philippine showbiz landing him his first acting stint in the primetime hit On the Wings of Love playing the role of Harry Fausto the younger cousin of Clark Medina played by James Reid and the love interest of Audrey Olivar played by Ylona Garcia.
2015–2016: Music career beginnings
In July 2015, May, together with fellow housemate Ylona Garcia, recorded their own version of "Magmahal Muli" (Lit. To Love Again). The next month, he recorded his own version of "Now We're Together" which was originally sung by Khalil Ramos. On 9 August 2015 both songs were released on Spotify. His self-titled debut album Bailey was released in November 2015.
2017–present: Now United
In November 2017, May was revealed as part of the final lineup for the global pop group Now United, representing the Philippines, being announced as the 9th member. The group has since embarked on three world tours, Promo World Tour (2018), World Tour 2019 - Presented by YouTube Music, and Dreams Come True Tour (2019), traveling to various cities in countries such as Mexico, India, Brazil, South Korea, the Philippines, and the United States. In 2019, the music video for 'Afraid Of Letting Go' was released by Now United, where May stands out and the lead singer in the song, and where it is shot in Intramuros and some premises in Letran in Manila, Philippines. Also in 2019, Now United released 'Sundin Ang Puso' together with Pepsi, where May sang the chorus in Tagalog with Any Gabrielly, and it was also shot in Manila.
In January 2020, Now United released 'Live This Moment', which include the boys of the group along with May in the music video. Also in 2020, the song and music video for 'Nobody Fools Me Twice' was released, with May's vocals provided in Korean, along with Heyoon Jeong.
|Year||Title||Role(s)||Type of Role||Network|
|2022||Dream Maker||Himself||Mentor||Kapamilya Channel / ABS-CBN|
|2017||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Autograph||Daniel Padilla||Cast Episode||ABS-CBN|
|2016||We Love OPM: The Celebrity Sing-Offs||Himself (Voice Next Door)||Contestant|
|2015–2016||On the Wings of Love||Harry Fausto||Extended cast|
|2015||It's Showtime||Himself||Guest/ Performer|
|2015||Trending: Love||Zach Rodriguez||Co-Lead Role|
|Pinoy Big Brother: 737||Himself/ Housemate||Contestant|
|2018||Meet Bailey||Himself||Frame on the Now United YouTube channel, where he talks about the whole life story until he reaches the group|
|Dreams Come True: The Documentary||Documentary showing the creation of the global pop group Now United|
- Bailey (2016)
|Pinoy MYX Countdown||MYX Hit Chart||PHL
|As lead artist|
|Can You Be My Girl||2016||5||10||N/A||Bailey|
|Boom Goes My Heart||—||—|
|Build Me Up, Buttercup||—||—|
|Now We're Together||—||—|
|Let Me Love You||2020||—||—||N/A|
(with Ylona Garcia)
|2015||—||—||N/A||Pinoy Big Brother: 737|
(with Ylona Garcia)
|2016||1||1||Himig Handog: P-Pop Love Songs 2016|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
Note: Billboard Philippine Hot 100 was first issued on June 12, 2017.
Awards and nominations
|Year||Film Awards/Critics||Award||Nominated Work||Result|
|2015||Pinoy Big Brother: 737||4th Teen Big Placer||N/A||Finalist|
|Star Cinema Awards||Favorite TV Loveteam with Ylona Garcia||Nominated|
|ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards||Pop Teen Heartthrob|
|Pop Teen Loveteam with Ylona Garcia|
|RAWR Awards||Male Breakthrough Artist of the Year||Won|
|29th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Male Celebrity of the Night||Won|
|2016||Himig Handog PPop Lovesong||MYX Best Music Video with Ylona Garcia||O Pag-ibig
with Ylona Garcia
|One Music PH's Favorite Interpreter with Ylona Garcia|
|MOR Choice Awards with Ylona Garcia|
|TFC Global Choice Award with Ylona Garcia|
|Push Awards||Push Like Newcomer||N/A||Won|
|Yes! Magazine||Most Beautiful Stars (Love Team Category) with Ylona Garcia||Included|
|8th PMPC Star Awards for Music||Best New Male Recording Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|Song of the Year||Gusto Kita|
|Dance Album of the Year||Bailey|
|30th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best New Male TV Personality||On the Wings of Love||Nominated|
|ASAP Pop Viewers' Choice Awards||Pop Male Hottie||N/A||Nominated|
|2017||Wish 107.9 Awards||Wish Young Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|12th Myx Music Awards||Favorite Music Video with Ylona Garcia||O Pag-ibig
with Ylona Garcia
|Favorite Song with Ylona Garcia||Nominated|
|Favorite Myx Celeb VJ with Ylona Garcia||N/A||Nominated|
|48th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Most Promising Male Singer/Performer of the Year||Bailey||Won|
|MOR Choice Awards||Song of the Year||O Pag-ibig
with Ylona Garcia
|30th Awit Awards||Best Pop Recording||Won|
|Best Engineered Recording||Nominated|
|Song of the Year||Nominated|
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