Jose Mari Lim Chan (Tagalog: [hoˈse ˈmɐɾi ˈtʃan]; born March 11, 1945) is a Filipino singer, songwriter, businessman and TV presenter. Regarded as one of the country’s most renowned balladeers and composers, he is popularly dubbed as the "King of Philippine Christmas Carols". As of 2001, Chan’s repertoire has sold two million albums and has garnered 37 platinum records to his credit, becoming one of the best-selling Filipino recording artist of all time. He is best-known for his signature song "Christmas In Our Hearts", which is the biggest selling Filipino Christmas song in history, including hits such as "A Perfect Christmas", "Beautiful Girl" and "Please Be Careful with My Heart".Chan began a career in 1967 and released his debut album Deep in My Heart in 1969. He has since released 14 studio albums, most notable being Constant Change (1989) and Christmas In Our Hearts (1990). The two albums became major successes for Chan, both were certified double Diamond by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry and becoming two of the best-selling albums in the Philippines. With a career spanning five decades, he has been honored by various award-giving bodies such as the Lifetime Achievement Award from PMPC Star Awards for Music, and two "Album of the Year" from Awit Awards.