Awards Night of the 2nd Wish 107. 5 Set on January 16

The much awaited 2nd Wish 107. 5 awards night is set on January 16, 2017 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao , Quezon City .

The wish-granting is one of the main highlights of the Wish Music Awards, Also one of the much-awaited part of the event is the granting of 1 million pesos to the chosen charitable institutions of the winners.

The gale night will witness not only the announcement of this year’s winners but also performances of top Original Pilipino Music (OPM) stars.

A total of 75 music acts are vying under 13 categories, special recognition will also be handed out including the ‘Wish Reactors Choice Award’ and ‘Wishclusive Viral Video of the Year’.

Participants last day to vote is on January 16, 2017 12:00 noontime . 50% of the votes will comes from judges and 50% comes from online votes.

Here are the nominees for the second Wish 107.5 Music Awards:

WISH PROMISING ARTIST:

  • Ben and Ben
  • Coeli San Luis
  • Daniel Ombao
  • Eumee Capile
  • Mayumi
  • Mela
  • Noven Belleza
  • Ryan Tamondong
  • Sam Mangubat
  • Zsaris

BEST WISH COVER:

  • “Annie’s Song” – Matteo Guidicelli
  • “Be My Lady” – Jason Dy
  • “Hawak Kamay” – Ogie Alcasid
  • “Heaven Knows (This Angel Has Flown)” – JC De Vera
  • “Healing” – Leah Patricio
  • “I’ll Never Love This Way Again” – Jona
  • “Ipagpatawad Mo” – Nyoy Volante
  • “Nanghihinayang” – Aljur Abrenica
  • “Never My Love” – The Company
  • “Panalangin” – Sam Concepcion
  • “Stay” – Daryl Ong
  • “Where Do Broken Hearts Go” – Erik Santos
  • “Your Love” – Michael Pangilinan

BEST WISHCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE BY A YOUNG ARTIST:

  • Bailey May – “Little Things”
  • Darren Espanto – “I Believe”
  • Edray Teodoro – “Beautiful”
  • Francis Lim – “Because of You”
  • JK Labajo – “Starving”
  • Kris Angelica – “Stone Cold”
  • Sassa Dagdag – “Halo”
  • Ylona Garcia – “Nobody Love”

BEST WISHCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE BY A GROUP OR A DUO:

  • 4th Impact – “Love The Way You Lie”
  • 5th Gen – “Like I’m Gonna Lose You”
  • Ben and Ben – “Tinatangi”
  • Gracenote – “When I Dream About You”
  • Itchyworms – “Ayokong Tumanda”
  • Kithara – “Apo Hiking Society medley”
  • Leanne and Naara – “Ironic”
  • Let Gravity – “Alamat”
  • Mayonnaise – “Hopeless”
  • Silent Sanctuary – “Sa’yo”
  • Sponge Cola – “Bahaghari”
  • The Juans – “Prom”
  • TOP – “24K Magic”

BEST WISHCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ARTIST:

  • Beverly Caimen – “Dangerous Woman”
  • Charice – “Pillowtalk”
  • Eumee Capile – “Wrecking Ball”
  • Gerphil Flores – “Dust in the Wind”
  • Jessica Reynoso – “No One/ Where Is The Love mash-up”
  • Jona – “Help Me Get Over”
  • Klarisse De Guzman – “Loving You”
  • KZ Tandingan – “Tadhana”
  • Leah Patricio – “All I Ask”
  • Liezel Garcia – “Saving All My Love For You”
  • Marion Aunor – “Zombie”
  • Morissette – “Secret Love Song”
  • Zia Quizon – “Hotline Bling”

BEST WISHCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ARTIST:

  • Bugoy Drilon – “One Day”
  • Daryl Ong – “Stay”
  • Erik Santos – “I’ll Never Go/Say You’ll Never Go medley”
  • Jason Dy – “Love Yourself/Sorry/What Do You Mean/Baby mash-up”
  • Jason Fernandez – “Ulan”
  • Jay R – “Parachute”
  • Jed Madela – “Forevermore”
  • Johnoy Danao – “Bakuran”
  • Kris Lawrence – “Eyes, Nose, Lips”
  • Luke Mejares – “More Than You’ll Ever Know”
  • Michael Pangilinan – “One Last Cry”
  • Ogie Alcasid – “Ikaw Lamang”
  • TJ Monterde – “Tulad Mo”

BEST WISHCLUSIVE COLLABORATION:

  • Garie Concepcion and Michael Pangilinan – “Say Something”
  • Jed Madela and 5th Gen – “That’s The Way It Is”
  • Kyla, KZ and Yeng – “Doo Wop (That Thing)/ Can’t Take My Eyes Off You medley”
  • Morissette and Arnel Pineda – “I Finally Found Someone”
  • Ramonne and Daniel Ombao – “Lay Me Down”

WISH ORIGINAL SONG OF THE YEAR BY A GROUP OR A DUO:

  • “Alamat” – Let Gravity
  • “Bittersong” – Callalily
  • “Coda” – Sponge Cola
  • “Hopeless” – Mayonnaise
  • “Pariwara” – Itchyworms and Ely Buendia
  • “Prom” – The Juans
  • “Sila” – SUD
  • “Two Four” – Gracenote

WISH ORIGINAL SONG OF THE YEAR BY A FEMALE ARTIST:

  • “Dahan Dahan Dahan Lang” – Ylona Garcia
  • “Epitome of Beauty” – Charice
  • “Free Fall Into Love” – Marion Aunor
  • “Ganito Ba Talaga” – Liezel Garcia
  • “Ikaw Ba ‘Yon?” – Jolina Magdangal
  • “Kapangyarihan ng Pag-ibig” – Aicelle Santos
  • “Maghihintay Ako” – Jona
  • “Naririnig Mo Ba” – Julie Anne San Jose
  • “Pocketful of Promises” – Solenn Heussaff
  • “Throwback” – Morissette feat. KZ Tandingan

WISH ORIGINAL SONG OF THE YEAR BY A MALE ARTIST:

  • “7 Minutes” – Darren Espanto
  • “Been Here” – Nyoy Volante
  • “Break My Heart (Some More)” – Jason Dy
  • “Hanggang Kailan” – Michael Pangilinan
  • “Hopeless Romantic” – Daryl Ong
  • “Ikaw Ang Buhay Ko” – Ogie Alcasid
  • “Imahinasyon” – TJ Monterde
  • “Kay Dali” – Elmo Magalona
  • “Owe” – Arnel Pineda
  • “Rescue Me” – Alden Richards
  • “Sino Ba Ako Sa’yo” – Erik Santos
  • “Wag Mong Aminin” – Rico Blanco
  • “When Love Once Was Beautiful” – Jed Madela

WISH YOUNG ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

  • Bailey May
  • Darren Espanto
  • Edray Teodoro
  • Francis Lim
  • JK Labajo
  • Sassa Dagdag
  • Ylona Garcia

WISH FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

  • Charice
  • Gerphil Flores
  • Jona
  • KZ Tandingan
  • Liezel Garcia
  • Morissette
  • Zia Quizon

WISH MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR:

  • Arnel Pineda
  • Bugoy Drilon
  • Daryl Ong
  • Erik Santos
  • Jason Dy
  • Jed Madela
  • Kris Lawrence
  • Michael Pangilinan
  • Nyoy Volante
  • Ogie Alcasid

Movie PressCon for Pusit and Higanti at the Manila International Bookfair 2016

Goodwill Booth , SMX Convention Center, Pasay City -Philippines

There were lot of people ,students  and visitors at the 37th Manila International Bookfair at the SMX Convention Center .

Goodwill Bookstore  together with its sister company  Katha Publishing is also celebrating their 78th anniversary in the business. Aside from the usual celebrities , basketball players , motivational and inspirational people having autograph and book signing opportunities .

The visitors and invited guests at the MIBF event got an opportunity to preview  back to back movies intended for local and hopefully film-festival entry for this year.

casts of Pusit together with Mrs. Maria Theresa Cancio-Suplico and Ms.Arlyn dela Cruz 

The  indie- movie was written, produced and directed by award winning television host , book author , journalist  Ms. Arlyn dela Cruz of Philippine Daily Inquirer.

The movie is entitled #Pusit which is co-produced by Ms. Maria Teresa Cancio-Suplico which casts Mr. Jay Manalo, Ronnie Quizon , Mr. Mike Liwag , Mr. Rolando Inocencio, Mr. Lehner Mendoza, Mr.  Zyrus Imperial , Ms. Tere Gonzales .

Ms. Arlyn dela Cruz together with some invited media and guests

Pusit is a gay linggo which means “positive ” , the film is not just awareness of AIDS and HIV in the country buy also Advocacy in the sense that they also wanted to help create more awareness . They also partnered with government agencies like Department of Health , local government units  ( LGU’s ) and schools.

Higanti poster

Another movie feature is #Higanti , which is very timely movie which tackles social  issues , broken family ties, extra -judicial killings ,  guns, goons and gold . The film is Co-written by Mr. Rommel Ricafort, Esmeralda Cortez, Bimbo Papasin, and Mario Mendez. “Higanti “features Assunta as Leni, the long-suffering wife of Alex, a politician portrayed by Jay Manalo. “She’s very loving and kind, while her husband is a cheater and is involved in illegal activities,” she explained.

L-R Mr. Kiko Matos, Mr. Jon Lucas, Ms. Assunta de Rossi and Mrs. Maria Teresa Cancio-Suplico

 

casts, crews and celebrities of Higanti 

The film also stars Meg Imperial as Assunta’s daughter Jean; Ms. Katrina Halili as Jay’s common-law wife Dolly; John Lucas as Jean’s brother Francis and Alwyn Uytingco as Jean’s boyfriend Justin , Kiko Matos as an NBI agent , Mr. DJ Durano ,Mr. Daniel Pasia  , Gabriel Papasin, Ms. Ruby Ruiz , One Rommel Ricafort among others.

This is not the first time that Mrs. Suplico produced a film, the first one was ” Sa Ibabaw ng Lahat ” which casts Ms. Gloria Diaz ,Mr. Ronaldo Valdez , Mr. Eddie Garcia  in 1975. The film was directed by Mr. Nilo Saez.

Note: There is still no tentative play date for both movies

Belinda Davids: The Whitney Houston Show PH 2016 World Tour

Belinda Davids is a South African celebrity and impersonator the astounding tribute show dedicated to  Ms. Whitney Houston will be performing in the country.

This live concert, featuring the breathtaking vocal talent of Belinda Davids, is a fun, heartfelt and uplifting homage to Whitney Houston. Accompanied by a live band and dancers, Davids performs over two hours of Houston’s most loved pop hits live on stage.

Ms. Belinda Davids

In preparation for such an anticipated show and in respect for Houston’s legacy , Showtime Management dedicated over 12 months to perfecting this production and finding the right star . After conducting over 15,000 auditions in 12 countries , accomplished South African vocalist Ms. Belinda Davids was selected to pay reverence to Houston with her carefully crafted renditions.

The Whitney Houston Show celebrates the magnificent catalogue of hits that Houston made famous during her 30 year career, including ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’, ‘Where Do Broken Hearts Go’, ‘I’m Every Woman’, ‘I Will Always Love You’ and many more.

This fabulous production has toured South Africa, New Zealand, Singapore, Canada and the USA already hosting many sold-out performances in the first two years of touring.

The Whitney Houston 2016 show live in  Cebu on August 26 Friday at 7:00PM at the IEC Pavillon, Mabolo, Cebu City and Manila on August 27 Saturday at 8:00PM at the PICC Plenary Hall, Pasay City For more details go to link WhitneyHoustonPH2016.

Presented by DMC Philippines, in cooperation with the Gotesco Group of COmpanies , Gruppo Group of Companies . This event is also brought to you by Hotel Jen, the official residence and Novu hair.  Special thanks to Thrifty Car Rental and First Line Entertainment Club.

Tickets are now available at Ticket World outlets ( https://www.ticketworld.com.ph ) , SM Tickets ( https://smtickets.com/) .

For more information go to the link: FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/DMCPhilippinesEntertainment/?fref=ts

Star Studded Tunog Star Magic’s 24th Anniversary Blogcon

14th Floor Chronicle Room in ELJCC, Mother Ignacia Street, Quezon City

Tunog Star Magic celebrities

Star Magic is the country’s premiere producer of the best and brightest singers that many budding performers and singers aspire to emulate.  Apart from being the home of the finest actors in the industry , Star Magic also venture into Tunog Star Magic, the latest online channel where the music lovers can listen to the unexpected and much -awaited covers and collaborations between their favorite Star Magic performers.

Mr. Bugoy Drilon , Khalil Ramos and Bailey May

The performances would bring together celebrated and up-and-coming Star Magic singers to jam to the latest hits and their favorite songs every week.

Although there are a number of shows either on TV or online that showcases similar performances, Tunog Star Magic prides itself of being the accessible platform where the alternative pairings and performances can be seen.

Among the first few singers who gamely performed for Tunog Star Magic were Bugoy Drilon , Leizel Garcia , Khalil Ramos , Nash Aguas and Ms. Alexa Ilacad, rising performers like Ms. Kira Balinger , Heaven Peralejo ,Ysabel Ortega , CJ Novato and Ms. Kristel Fulgar .

Bloggers, online and print media were treated to an afternoon of selective performances and videoke -style contest with these budding artists. They are all passionate about singing and composing new songs .

Those who are raring to view their performances may do so every Thursdays at Star Magic’s official You Tube Page starting this July 28, 2016 at 6:00pm

Like the slum book of sorts , Star Magic newbies aims to introduce the fresh and new Star Magic artists that could be touted as those who are in line . It is essentially a platform for the fresh bloods to be known by the public through their personally accomplished profiles.

Mr. Jovit Baldivino

Both Tunog Star Magic and Star Magic Newbies kick off the star-studded celebration of Sta Magic’s 24th anniversary in the business.

Highlight of the festivities are the biggest and brightest Star Magic stars would gather and commemorate the year that was on the Grand Star Magic Day schedule this coming July 31, 2016 in ASAP.

 

 

Myrtle Sarrosa Releases ” Now Playing ” album

Packo’s Grill, 36 Sgt. Esguerra Ave, Diliman, Quezon City -Philippines

Ms. Myrtle Sarrosa is former PBB teen edition 4 – 2012 Big Winner is also a cosplayer, host and recording artist.

Ms. Myrtle Sarrosa

Ms. Myrtle Sarrosa is about to earn a degree in Mass Communication from University of the Philippines- Diliman. She had just released her sophomore album last June 27.

Ivory Music and Video is one of the remaining advocates of Original Pilipino Music.  The company continue to support  Filipino artists and musicians in defining their own sound.

Ms. Myrtle Sarrosa showing her new album

The album, titled “Now Playing Myrtle,” is under Ivory Music and Video and is a nice track OPM fusion album crossing over ballad , pop, RnB, dance, rap with influences of hip-hop produced by acclaimed music producer Jonathan Ong , Myrtle was given the chance to do what she does best -to rap and write her own songs.

Writing songs for an all-original CD is no easy task. According to Myrtle , ” The entire son writing really invoked a lot of critical thinking and getting the opinion of other people until we came up with a strong lineup of songs for the album”. Ms. Myrtle Sarrosa further explained it took her 21 years to finish as it is a product of her life experiences or as she put it, ” It’s basically me in a nutshell .” She has now started writing materials for other artists.

Ms. Myrtle Sarrosa together with DJ Danny Jay Mor 101.9 For Life- host

The album includes the catchy carrier single , ” Mr. Pakipot ” that also comes with a stripped version , is now receiving good radio airplay . Other tracks are ” Heartbroken “, ” Nasaan Ka Na”, ” Sabi Nila” , ” Still Love Me”, ” Tadhana” , ” Ngayon” , and ” Label” featuring rap artist ABRA.

Ms. Myrtle Sarrosa shares her pick of the litter. Among her top choice is ” Heartbroken ” , her favorite song off the record , which has the markings of the next anthem for the ‘sawi sa pag-ibig” .

Now Playing -Myrtle is now available in all record stores nationwide . It can also be downloaded at iTunes, ( and other channels)

Try to catch Myrtle as she will be performing her songs live on July 14, 2016 11:00Pm at Zirkoh -Tomas Morato with the Hotlegs . Ticket is Php 400 and available in all SM Outlets and Zirkoh Tomas Morato. This  is presented by Megasoft, Sisters Zirkoh and Ivory Music and Video.

Website: http://myrtlegail.com/

Facebook Page : Ivory Music and Video

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