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Idol Philippines

Filipino-American Idol star Jessica Sanchez has arrived in Manila, just in time for Idol Philippines’ finale tomorrow at the Newport Theater. Carlo Orosa, the talent manager of Jessica, shared an Instagram photo and IG stories of her arrival. Jessica, a 23-year-old Filipino-Mexican singer, finished as runner-up of the 11th season of American Idol’s back in 2011. She released her first studio album, Me, You & The Music two years later.

Sting

Sting, 18-time Grammy award winner will be performing at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on October 2 as part of his My Songs tour – of which the singer is currently performing in Europe. My Songs, Sting’s latest album, features reworked versions of Sting’s greatest hits, both with The Police, and as a solo artist – so those who catch his Manila concert can expect a set list that includes iconic

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MANILA, Philippines — The scheduled concert of DJ duo The Chainsmokers will not push through in August. According to concert promoter MMI posted on Facebook page on Tuesday, the duo’s “World War Joy” Asia tour in Manila was canceled due to “unforeseen production circumstances.” MMI furthered that details on the ticket refund process will be discharged within the week. “We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding,”

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OPM band, the Bloomfields blew away the overflow crowd at Historia during the launch of the band’s album “A Drop Into the Blue” on Saturday, June 15. The quartet has made a name for itself for their sweet melodies of 1960-inspired pop rock and livewire performances. But on this night, The Bloomfields – drummer and vocalist Rocky Collado, guitarist and vocalists Lakan Hila and Dino Pascual, and bassist and vocalist

Greyson Chance

Greyson Chance, the gifted American pianist who rose to fame when he was just 12 for his cover of “Paparazzi,” may have been disappointed to learn that Filipino fans of the singer found out from an announcement on Tuesday that Manila was not included in the dates of his world tour. However, brightening up their day was local music company MCA Music, who indeed revealed that Chance is making a

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MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has bagan investigation into complaints that online marketplace Shopee Philippines having changed its mechanics and failed to deliver the promised meet-and-greet with K-pop girl group Blackpink for top spenders on the platform. Trade Undersecretary Ruth Castelo stated yesterday the DTI’s Fair-Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) summoned Shopee Philippines’ representatives to answer the complaints. FTEB director Ronnel Abrenica said the agency received

Morissette Amon

Metro Manila — Morissette Amon, a Filipina singer was prodded into a whole new world when she flew to Tokyo and met two people who worked on the live-action remake of Aladdin. Walt Disney Studios posted on social media last Monday a video of Morissette meeting musical composer Alan Menken, who worked on the current film and its animated predecessor, as well as Will Smith who plays the Genie. The

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Moira dela Torre acknowledged butting heads with Regine Velasquez on “Idol Philippines,” but she later stated that what happened within the show stayed on the show. “Opo, pero kasi doon lang ‘yun. What happens on the table stays on the table. The moment we stand up, okay na kami ni Mama Reg,” Dela Torre told over local showbiz show, “Tonight With boy Abunda” last Monday. “Ang pinanggagalingan ni Mama Reg

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Filipino singer Jej Vinson charged into the Top 13 cut in The Voice (US) Season 16. As Vinson was not part of the eight members chosen by the public but he was saved by no less than his coach Kelly Clarkson. Vinson crooned his own version of “Love Lies” by Khalid and Normani during the Live Playoffs which 24 contestants performed Monday. Top 13 comprises of eight public vote nominees,

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South Korean girl group BLACKPINK has made stayed on 2 important Billboard charts for the 2nd consecutive week with its latest album, according to Billboard magazine on Wednesday. With the feat, BLACKPINK has become the 1st K-pop girl group to simultaneously appear on both the Billboard two hundred and then Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in a row. BLACKPINK last week ranked 24th on the Billboard two hundred and