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Singer from Manila becomes 4th Filipino to enter ‘X Factor UK’

via philstar.com – Alisah Bonaobra, singer from Manila, wowed all four judges of “The X Factor UK” with her version of Beyonce’s hit “Listen” on the seventh episode of the show. Her performance left judge Nicole Scherzinger, who has Filipino blood, in tears. One of eight children, Alisah believed her Read more »

Concerts and the Pinoy audience

By Giselle Sanchez/mb.com.ph – Martin Nievera on Instagram described his most recent concert “challenging.” I must agree. As a performer myself and for 24 years now, I consider my fellow Filipinos the most difficult-to-please audience in the whole world. I have performed all over the United States, Europe, Read more »

Pinoy producer Jhett Tolentino wins first Grammy

Tony-award winning Filipino producer Jhett Tolentino has just won his first Grammy! He and The Color Purple team picked up the Best Musical Theater Album at the Grammy Awards, held Sunday night, February 12 (February 13), in Los Angeles. According to the list of nominees on grammy.com, Cynthia Erivo and Read more »

Tiny Filipino Taylor Swift Wannabe Wows the Internet With Perfect Performance

By Ryan General/nextshark.com – Young Filipino-British actress and TV host Xia Vigor not only wowed judges on a local talent show in the Philippines, but also broke the internet after a video of her uncanny performance as mini-Taylor Swift went massively viral. A contestant of the popular “Your Face Sounds Read more »

Jose Mari Chan and the song that made Filipino Christmas

By Alex Almario/CNNPhilippines.com – Jose Mari Chan, from the moment he sung into a microphone, was destined to become the official voice of Christmas. His voice is clean and warm like your favorite holiday sweater. It glitters like December lights. It’s hopeful and ageless like the holidays. That he produced Read more »

James Taylor cancels Philippines concert over Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war killings

via theguardian.com – Singer says in Facebook post his work is not political but ‘sometimes you have to make a political stand’ against unacceptable assaults on rule of law Grammy award-winning singer James Taylor has cancelled a February 2017 concert in the Philippines in protest at the alleged extrajudicial killings Read more »