ABS-CBN wins big in Mindanao State University’s Kabantugan Awards

ABS-CBN raked in 17 awards at the Mindanao State University General Santos’ 16th Kabantugan Awards for its entertainment, news, and local Kapamilya personalities. Journalists Ted Failon and Karen Davila were named Best Male TV News Anchor and Best Female TV News Anchor, while “SOCO” was hailed as Best TV Investigative Program. The country’s most watched TV program, “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,” continues its winning streak as it took home the award for Best Primetime TV Show. Mcneal “Awra” Briguela, one of the show’s stars, won Best TV …

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Ikaw Na! 5 Young Celebrities Who Already Own A House

Being able to provide a place your family is an admirable feat. While for most adults, it takes years or even decades to be stable, these kids did otherwise. For most Filipinos, the dream is to be able to buy a house for their families. Despite the challenges that dream imposes financially and phyisically, these kids made it happen. Here is a list of 5 young celebrities who already own a house: 1. AC Bonifacio AC Bonifacio won a house and lot from Dance Kids …

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Piolo Pascual gives life to a man whose photo of him watching his kids eat in a fastfood chain went viral in “MMK’s” Father’s Day

Piolo Pascual topbills “MMK’s” Father’s Day episode this Saturday (June 17) and gives life to the touching story of a man whose photo of him watching his kids eat in a fastfood chain went viral on Facebook. Many were moved by his selfless act but not many people know about the struggles tatay Ryan (Piolo) had to go through in life. A hardworking and loving father who wants nothing but to give his family a good life, Ryan had his dreams shattered when he suffered …

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Awra Briguela’s win in “Your Kids Sounds Familiar: Kids” made waves in Mashable Asia and US Teen Vogue

Xia Vigor was not the only one who got the attention of international media for her performance on the kids edition of “Your Face Sounds Familiar”. On April 9, her fellow contestant Awra Briguela won the final showdown by imitating superstar Nicki Minaj. Awra, who performed “Super Bass”—the eight biggest-selling single in the US in 2011—got the attention of US-based magazine Teen Vogue. The magazine featured Awra on their website and described his performance “mind-blowing.” The magazine article reads, “The 14-year-old had his Nicki routine …

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Viral sensation Xia Vigor is the latest endorser for the sweet-sarap Jolly Spaghetti

“Whenever I hear ‘Jollibee,’ I think of being happy,” said the seven-year-old Xia Vigor, the newest celebrity endorser joining the ever-growing Jollibee family. “And the Jolly Spaghetti, kasi sweet-sarap eh.” The actress and performer, seen in TV hits such as Langit Lupa and Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids (YFSF Kids), is also the star of the latest Jolly Spaghetti TV commercial that began airing last March 26, 2017. The ad shows the adorable Xia enjoying her favorite sweet-sarap Jolly Spaghetti. “The Jolly Spaghetti has always …

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“Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids” continues to create buzz on television and online worldwide

Quezon City, Philippines (January 28, 2017) – Filipinos in and outside the Philippines continue to tune in to “Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids,” as the program’s cute performers impersonate more and more local and international music icons. Based on data from Kantar Media / TNS, a local television viewership measurement company, the program led the list of the most watched programs in the country on the weekend when it premiered (January 7 and 8). “Your Face Sounds Familiar’s” first episode on Saturday recorded a national …

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Xia Vigor wins 3rd week of “Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids”

After becoming an international hit with her Taylor Swift impersonation, seven-year-old Xia Vigor has stunned again by transforming into rock icon Axl Rose. The talented British-Filipina child took on ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’, the 1987 Guns N’ Roses hit, on talent show Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids. Vigor received a perfect score of 24 points from the judges. Aside from the P50,000 price money, she also donated P50,000 worth of toys to her chosen charity, Lingap Pangkabataan, Inc. “You are getting better and better. Tonight …

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Xia Vigor’s Taylor Swift impersonation, praised by Huffington Post, TIME, Teen Vogue, and blogger Perez Hilton

Child star Xia Vigor’s impersonation of pop star Taylor Swift in the top-rating show “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids” is making waves across the globe and has gotten the attention of various foreign news outlets, including Huffington Post, and the online sites of TIME and Billboard magazines. People magazine called the impersonation “spot-on,” while British tabloid The Daily Mail described her performance as “extraordinary” and “pitch-perfect.” Teen Vogue also noted Xia’s “incredible display of showmanship,” while MTV said Taylor herself would be proud of Xia’s …

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Perez Hilton, international media notice Xia Vigor’s Taylor Swift impersonation

Xia Vigor captivated the netizens with her latest performance on Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids. On January 15, Xia performed Taylor Swift’s phenomenal song “You Belong With Me.” The performance and Taylor Swift became trending topics on Twitter that night. Vigor’s performance video went viral after it was uploaded and YouTube. In less than 24 hours, the video has gained more than 600,000 views and caught the attention of international bloggers. Hollywood celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has noticed Xia’s performance. Impressed, the well-known blogger shared Vigor’s performance on …

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TV REVIEW: “Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids” – Breakthrough Performances from Future Superstars

A new twist has been shown in the very fids Kids edition of “Your Face Sounds Familiar”, ABS-CBN brings the Kapamilya child stars in the center stage. Xia Vigor – the ‘Daytime Princess’ Elha Nympha – the ‘Big Shot Belter’ Justin Alva – the ‘Musikerong Charmer’ Awra Briguela – the ‘Breakout Child Star’ Alonzo Muhlach – the ‘Bibong Child Wonder’ Sam Shoaf – the ‘Talented Cutie’ Lyca Gairanod – the ‘Young Diva ng Masa’ AC Bonifacio – the ‘Dance Sweetheart’ This season has its contemporary style …

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