Signed under Ivory Records, John Melo’s debut album entitled “Ikaw Pala Ang Minamahal” was a certified hit earning him a Gold Record Award. His album’s carrier single, “Hanap-hanap Kita”, became one of the most requested songs on the radio during its release. “Hanap-hanap Kita” which was composed by Vehnee Saturno, ultimately won John Melo the prestigious Awit Awards for Best Performance for a New Male Artist in 1993.
John Melo released his second album in 1994. With title “Magtiwala Ka” composed by Freddie Saturno. The album carrier single Basta’t Mahal Kita was composed by hitmaker Vehnee Saturno. The album haso10 songs and was specially composed, produced and arranged by multi awarded composers Vic Villafuerte, Vehnee Saturno and ALex Catedrilla. With award winning Arrangers Homer Flores, Gerry Paraiso, Alvin Nunez, Emi Munji and Romy Salcedo. It received a warm reception among critics and fans earning him multiple guesting spots in both radio and television.