Victory in Austria: Acapellago wins Grand Prize in Vokal Total 2017

Acapellago wins three major prizes, including 1st prize, over all champion and Audience Award. Filipino contemporary A Capella group Acapellago once again brought pride to the Philippines when they grabbed all three top prizes at the recently concluded Vokal Total 2017 held in Graz, Austria from July 17 to 21. After singing four songs in the pop category, Acapellago snatched the Gold Prize in their category, as well as the Audience Award and the Ward Single Award (1st prize, over all champion). Vokal Total is …

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Ogie Alcasid soars high with first, momentous Kapamilya album

After his refreshing return to ABS-CBN last year, OPM icon Ogie Alcasid makes another soaring move as a Kapamilya as he launches his debut album under Star Music, “NakakaLokal,” a first-of-its-kind musical collaboration with the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra. This is the first joint project of the premiere ensemble with a solo artist in an album, a history-in-the-making in the local music industry. The symphonic music of the orchestra, led by its music director Gerard Salonga, complements Ogie’s latest offering to his fans and those eagerly …

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All OPM for Kaye Cal’s first major concert

Acoustic soul artist Kaye Cal takes the Music Museum stage with an all OPM lineup for her very first solo major concert entitled “Kaye Pop” happening on August 18 (Friday) at 8PM. Thirty minutes after releasing concert tickets, the VVIP seats were already sold out for the Kapamilya singer’s latest career milestone. Star Events produces the show which will include Kaye’s successful cover hits “Ikaw Lang” and “Kung Ako Na Lang Sana,” and her latest compositions “Rosas” and “Mahal Ba Ako ng Mahal Ko” in …

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Jake Zyrus wants comparison with Charice Pempengco to stop

Transman Jake Zyrus expressed how he wants to put an end to people comparing him from her former identity. He said that people who miss Charice can always watch her on YouTube. Many are reacted negatively when international singing sensation, Charice announced he is now Jake Zyrus. Netizens were quick to air their frustrations and opinion online. Some said they miss the very effiminate, high-pitched Charice. It is very clear that there is no turning back for Jake. Although Jake received bashes and negative comments, …

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ABS-CBN’s official statement on Noven Belleza’s rape case

‘Tawag ng Tanghalan’ Grand champion Noven Belleza recently made headlines after he was arrested for he allegedly tried to rape a 19-year-old fellow entertainer in Mabolo, Cebu City. The police had already filed criminal charges against the singer and he will be subjected to further inquest. Belleza had complained of chest pains so he was placed under hospital arrest in Barangay Banilad. He was not given any VIP treatment and even spent an entire night at the Mabolo City Jail detention cell. ‘Tawag ng Tanghala’n …

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Francis Ryan Lim: Proud to be original

YouTube teen sensation Francis Ryan Lim is best remembered as the 14-year-old crooner from Caloocan City whose impressive rendition of the Jackson 5 hit “I’ll Be There” earned him a three-chair turn from the coaches of The Voice Kids Philippines Season 2 during the blind auditions two years ago. At the time, he was one of the standouts of Team Sarah. In 2013, he emerged as the grand winner of It’s Showtime’s Pinoy Halo-Halo segment, a competition for global talents. Dubbed “The Chinito Crooner,” Francis …

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ABS-CBN launches Ravelo Komiks Superheroes brand, Lastikman, Captain Barbell and Darna collectibles unveiled

As Darna fever starts to roll in, ABS-CBN brings well-loved Pinoy superhero characters back to life with the rollout of its latest and biggest offering to date, the “Ravelo Komiks Superheroes” brand inspired by the creations of the famed komiks writer, the late Mars Ravelo. This exciting development marks the Kapamilya network’s release of licensed merchandise including shirts, tumblers, and other novelty items, bearing illustrations of favorite “Ravelo Komiks Superheroes” Darna, Lastikman and Captain Barbell. Also among the new products is “Darna at Ang Nawawalang …

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Christian Bautista to release second single ‘Huling Harana’ this July 28

Having a multitude of accolades under his belt doesn’t stop Christian Bautista from pursuing new ventures. Last June, the City of Manila and Mayor Joseph Estrada presented Asia’s Romantic Balladeer with the “Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan” award for his contribution in the local and international music scene. Christian said in an interview that receiving the award felt “close to home” because the awardees were carefully chosen by “those within the [Manila] community” themselves. Aside from being a critically acclaimed icon in the music industry, …

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Sandara Park recalls how devastated she was when she and her first boyfriend broke up

Korean sensation Sandara Park shared recently how she felt her life was “over” during that time she and her first love broke up. Sandara did not identify who her ex was, but she recalled the pain of her breakup in an interview on a Korean show. She also admitted that she became the cause of delay of a production show because she got so emotional and couldn’t stop herself from crying. Former 2NE1 member Sandara Park was recently interviewed on a Korean show about how …

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Justin Bieber notices Kim Chiu on Instagram Live; Xian Lim reacts

Kim Chiu does it again! Yes, the Chinita Princess goes ‘fangirling’ again. This time, it was international singer Justin Bieber who noticed her on the singer’s Instagram live activity recently. Kapamilya star Kim Chiu has checked another fan goal on her list as international pop singer Justin Bieber gave her a shout out during his recent Instagram live session. Kim happened to be one of those fans who expressed their admiration for Bieber by making comments. Kim wrote on the IG live feeds with: “fan gurl …

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