Twenty seven year old layout artist Salvador ‘Buddy’ Tubil Tuballa is this Pop Icon batch’s “The Pop-Classical Artiste”. Buddy, who hails from the province of Surigao del Norte is a first time contender. Armed with musical influence from his father and his skill in playing the piano, he would like to share his talent by nailing an unforgettable performance during the Finals Night of Jeddah Pop Icon 2014 and try to clinch the Pop Icon title. For Buddy, by showcasing his talent he is also thereby fulfilling his dream of being a singer. Aside from his musically gifted Father, he also takes inspiration from the works of Josh Groban, Martin Nievera, Lea Salonga, and Sarah Geronimo as his favorite music icons.