X Factor has been a roller coaster ride for Alisah right from the very start. She is hoping to make it through to the live show of X Factor 2017. She was already a contestant in X Factor Philippines a few years back. Unfortunately, she didn't win in that competition. Will she be lucky in the UK? It was the end of the road for Alisah Bonaobra during her bootcamp audition. It … [Read more...] about Alisah Bonaobrah in the Judge’s House: X Factor 2017
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After the three Overs going through to the live show were announced, it is now Sharon Osbourne's girls turn. Judge Sharon has chosen the US as her location for X Factor 2017 judges house. Her son Jack and daughter Kelly are helping her out in choosing the three girls going through to the live show. It was clearly a long trek to San Francisco travelling from the UK but they … [Read more...] about The Girls through to the Live Show: X Factor 2017
Nicole Sherzinger's overs category were the first to be shown in this week's X Factor 2017 judges house round. Stormzy is Nicole's guest judge. He will help her pick the three overs that are going through to the live show. Judge Nic's house location is South Africa. There were snippets of safari animals shown in the screen. The girls clearly had a chance to take a little … [Read more...] about The Overs through to the Live Show: X Factor 2017
Here we go X Factor 2017 fans. It's the judges house weekend. At the start of the show, the judges houses were revealed. And as always, they'll be joined by a special guest judge. Once again, the X Factor judges will be heading across the world to choose the final three contestants in each categories. This is the final round of auditioning before the contestants go to the … [Read more...] about X Factor 2017: Judges Houses Location & Guest Judges Revealed
Tonight, it was the X Factor's group category who will fight for their seat in the six chair challenge. Have you been following the X Factor 2017 right from the very start? If you have, you would have noticed something very obvious. There was not a lot of contestants who auditioned in the group's category. You didn't see much of the groups in the first audition. They were … [Read more...] about The Groups in Six Chair Challenge: X Factor 2017
X Factor 2017 seems to have been flooded with hopeful singers from the Philippines. There's another Filipino girl who performed in the Overs category. Her name is Loverine Fermino. It was surprising that she was never shown in any of the earlier audition rounds. No stories to tell. No drama. And she has got a pretty face. Was Nicole Sherzinger convinced with this girl … [Read more...] about Loverine Fermino in Six Chair Challenge: X Factor 2017
At each stage of the X Factor audition process, the competition becomes tougher and tougher. Tonight, JBK boy band has given their all to get a seat at the six chair challenge. This will allow them to get through to the final round of the screening process. The trio boy band sang a classic song from Boyz II Men. They tried their very best to entertain the crowd and the … [Read more...] about JBK boyband was given a seat in the Six Chair Challenge: X Factor 2017
Tonight is the start of the six chair challenge. Sharon Osbourne's category, the girls, will start this chair challenge showdown. At the emd of this, she'll only get to keep 6 girls. Her chosen six will go through to the judge's house. There were a lot of drama. Plenty of tears. The audience were screaming and shouting. It was a very intense evening for the girls. But what … [Read more...] about X Factor Six Chair Challenge 2017: Meet Sharon Osbourne’s 6 Girls
Matt Linnen is a very likeable guy. He appeared confident but not cocky. In his first audition, he sang Trouble and he got 4 yeses from it. He's a plasterer by day and a musician at nightoh, and he plays the guitar as well. Very skilled lad indeed. You can watch his first audition here: Matt on Bootcamp Audition Matt Linnen is obviously good. He's definitely safe … [Read more...] about Matt Linnen on X Factor Bootcamp: Is he the One?
It's 30th September 2017. And tonight is day 1 of X Factor Bootcamp in the UK. The second round screening of auditioners. There was a lot of talks about this girl from the Philippines called Alisah Bonaobra. Her first audition video garnered quite a lot of views. There were a few questions raised. But the main one was: Can she top that on bootcamp … [Read more...] about X Factor Bootcamp UK: Did Alisah Bonaobra Get A Free Pass?
I can't believe week 5 of the X Factor 2017 audition in the UK has just finished. Time flies really quickly, doesn't it? This year's audition was aired on Saturday and Sunday nights. There were 8 audition days in total and this weekend was the last two. Many hopeful singers performed in front of the UK X Factor judges on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th 2017. There were some … [Read more...] about X Factor 2017 Week 4 Contestants – Who was the Best?
Last year's marathon canoe/kayak event had been amazing. But this year's Hasler Series has topped that. The weather has been lovely! Summer is definitely back! I know you can't wait to find out Hasler Final result for 2017. But will get to that in a bit. The Hasler Final was hosted by Richmond Canoe Club. It was very well organised. They've got a First Aid section ready to … [Read more...] about Result of Hasler Finals 2017 (Richmond, UK)
You'll be surprise to find out who won on America's Got Talent 2017. The AGT Grand final winner is ... ...wait a second! Let's have some element of surprise here. First of all, let's remind ourselves as to who made it through to this variety??? show's grand finale: Angelica Hale - singer Chase Goehring - singer Evie Clair - singer Kechi Okwuchi - singer … [Read more...] about And the Winner of America’s Got Talent 2017 is…
Filipino boy band JBK tried their luck on X Factor UK. They performed in front of the four Judges - Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and mixed Filipino-Russian who was born in Hawaii, gorgeous Nicole Sherzinger. Another contestant was shown during the clip who was heard asking if they were from the US. The boy band actually flew all the way from the Philippines to … [Read more...] about JBK Boy Band from the Philippines Auditioned in X Factor UK 2017
There were online rumors in the past that Atom Araullo is planning to leave ABS-CBN. Today, he made a revelation (watch the video at the bottom of the post). Did he resign from his work? Is he really leaving ABSCBN? Will he move to the rival network - GMA? The past rumor was speculated because he was allegedly vocal in his own opinion. As a journalist, are you always … [Read more...] about Atom Araullo Leaving ABS-CBN and Moving to GMA News Network?
Yes, indeed. X Factor 2017 has just revealed the judges categories for this year. The four judges in thos years UK X Factor are Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Nicole Sherzinger. As usual there were disagreements and clashes as to which category each judge would like to mentor. Just like anything else, this is expected. There will always be conflicts in … [Read more...] about X Factor 2017 Judges’ Categories
The 2016 Hasler Series final was held in Worcester in England. Everyone seemed to have had a great day. The result of who placed first in each division on both the K1 and K2 race is listed below. This will be followed by a full list of the club rankings based on the points they earnt. K1 Race Div. 1 Edward Rutherford Div. 2 Andras Kovacs Div. 3 James Walkinton … [Read more...] about 2016 Hasler Final Results (Worcester, UK)
After a long and hard battle against leukemia, Francis Magalona died from his cancer at noon yesterday at The Medical City Hospital in Pasig City. Mr. Francis Magalonaf Francism, the well know Master Rapper was 44 when he passed away.. The news of Magalona’s death was first announced on the noontime show “Eat Bulaga,” which the ‘Man from Manila’ (title of one of Magalona’s … [Read more...] about Francis Magalona is now dead at 44
Gretchen Barretto is on the news again. Gretchen doesn't seem to run out of controversies. The latst of which is Ms. Barretto's credit card scandal. One Sunday evening, Gretchen Barretto was having dinner with Ruffa Gutierrez and Pops Fernandez in one of the outlets of Hotel Dusit in Makati. When Gretchen Barretto tried to settle her bill, her credit card was denied. The … [Read more...] about Gretchen Barretto’s Credit Card Scandal
Carly Smithson is the latest amongst Top 6 Idols to be ousted out of American Idol 2008 competition. Carly is probably one of the idols who has a wide range of voice. She does have that rock tempo on her voice. But it can't be ignored that she does shout a bit on some of the songs she performed throughout the American Idol competition. Unfortunately, it remains a popularity … [Read more...] about Carly Smithson is out of American Idol
Wesley So, the youngest Chess Grandmaster in the world, won in the 10th Dubai Open Chess Championship which was held at Dubai Chess and Culture Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The young lad who has just arrived back home in the Philippines looked very pleased during the interview. Who won't? You can find out more about him on this video: Are you into chess? Why not hone … [Read more...] about Grandmaster Wesley So
If you have been reading my articles quite regularly, then you're aware of my future plan of putting up a business. Another issue that was discussed was the importance of product branding. It was agreed that creating your own identity is absolutely vital. This makes your business stands out amongst your competitors. Whilst browsing the net I stumbled upon a website that is … [Read more...] about Your Own Identity
Madonna Decena managed to get through on Britain's Got Talent audition. Madonna sang Whitney Houston version of "I Will Always Love You". Piers thought it was brilliant. Amanda stated Madonna will go such a long way from BGT competition. Simon absolutely loved it. You can watch her sing on this video: Has she got what it takes to be the next Britain's Got Talent winner? … [Read more...] about Madonna Decena on Britain’s Got Talent
Lea Salonga is a Filipino who is known worldwide for her role as Kim and Eponine in the musical Miss Saigon and Les Miserables respectively. Lea Salonga is also the singing voice of Jasmin in Alladin and Fa Mulan in Mulan. Now a mother of her one and only daughter, it seems that Lea is quite happy for her daughter to enter the world of showbiz should she decide to in the … [Read more...] about Lea Salonga – Like Mother Like Daughter
There are quite a few celebrities who sports a tattoo of some sort in their body. They come in either black or coloured and different sizes. Some well known celebrities like David Beckham, Eminem and even Angelina Jolina have tattoos. American Idol Carly Smithson has her right arm completely covered with tattoo but wait till you'll see her boyfriend. In the Philippines, … [Read more...] about Is having a Tattoo the Latest Trend?
As this year's American Idol coming to an end, the competition becomes even tougher. Kristy Lee Cook was the latest Idol to be evicted amongst the Top 7 hopeful contestants on American Idol 2008. This week's theme was Mariah Carey's. Let's hear Forever by Kristy Lee Cook: Kristy Lee Cook is such a lovely girl. She had faced all the criticism, particularly that of … [Read more...] about It’s Over Kristy Lee Cook
It was a while back when Ruffa Mae Quinto and Dennis Trillo broke up. Now, it seems that Ruffa Mae and Dennis are being linked again. This is because they have been closed together again recently. Ruffa Mae and Dennis Trillo travelled in Europe together. Ruffa Mae was even quoted, saying, that they also dated in Africa. Wow, what a great journey it had been. Find out the … [Read more...] about Ruffa Mae Quinto and Dennis Trillo
The previous articles raised the ongoing separation process of known celebrities lie Ruffa and her husband Ylmaz as well as Anjo and Jackie. This time news came out about the planned early marriage of Senator Bong Revilla and Lani Mercado's daughter Inah Revilla. Bong Admitted that their daughter Inah is now pregnant. He further added that they have now intentions of hiding … [Read more...] about Inah Revilla on Early Marriage
Unfortunately, it is sad to hear that even celebrity couples like Anjo Yllana and Jackie Manzano as well as Ruffa Gutierrez and Ylmaz Bektas are heading for separation. You can hear the news on Anjo and Jackie here: Embedded GMA News Video removed as no longer working. When both parties do not agree on most things either big or small, friction arises. Communication is the … [Read more...] about Anjo and Jackie on divorce issue
Sadly, it's goodbye for the Aussie lad Michael Johns on American Idol 2008 Season 7. Michael gained the lowest votes during the American Idol Top 8 Idols competition. Could the reason for the lowest vote be due to a poor choice of songs? Or were fans confidence that he won't get voted out hence not all of them voted this week. It's a little too late to undo. Watch this … [Read more...] about Michael Johns is now out of American Idol 2008
It can not be argue that some relationships doesn't last a lifetime. There are various reasons why this can possibly happen. However, despite an attempt to patch things up, a considerable number of relationships part ways. This can be attributed to the couple's irreconcilable differences. The decision to separate is then made to avoid further conflicts. According to the … [Read more...] about Ruffa Gutierrez and Ylmaz Bektas
Rosanna Roces hit the big news again. Rosanna Roces was caught absolutely furious by the gma news crew. Osang went really berserk when she realised she was being filmed. The root of the issue was the alleged failure of the off track betting or OTB staff to punched in her winning number. Hence she did not get the prized money amounting to P 20,000.00. You can watch the video … [Read more...] about Rosanna Roces – Watch your reputation
David Archuleta, American Idol semi-finalists, talks about his passion for music and how he likes Michael Jackson as a singer and a performer. He said that it had been his dream to be a singer since his childhood. If you're a big fan of David Archuleta then it's a must to watch this video: And here's David Archuleta's rendition of Imagine on the latest American Idol 2008 … [Read more...] about David Archuleta
It's amazing how Coffee Prince, a south Korean TV drama, had now been an internationally syndicated Tele series. Watch this Coffee Prince video clip made by a Coffee Prince fan: Even Lee Seon Gyun, famous for his role as Erol in Coffee Prince, had been in the Philippines to shoot an episode of his new film. He's flown back home again. If you don't know much about … [Read more...] about Coffee Prince
Did it ever Cross your Mind that Ramiele Malubay would be the next Idol contestant to leave the American Idol 2008 Season 7? Unfortunately, Ramiele's choice of songs from the selection of Dolly Parton's country music did not "click" from the judges. You can hear it yourself from this youtube video: Sad to see Ramiele Malubay go on American Idol 2008 week 12. Had she … [Read more...] about Goodbye, Ramiele Malubay
It's been over a decade ago since the former Philippine matinee idol Gabby Concepcion separated from Sharon Cuneta and his daughter KC Concepcion. Gabby left the country and had lived in the United States with his then wife Jenny Syquia, a Filipina-American. Gabby just got back from America to visit his dad Rolly Concepcion as well as his daughter KC Concepcion. Is he really … [Read more...] about Welcome back Gabby Concepcion
Aren't you all fascinated by stories of mermaid. Dyesebel, the popular mermaid in the Philippines, had been shown in the cinemas numerous times by a variety of well known actresses over the past few decades. It is not surprising that there's another Dyesebel movie yet to come. This time, Dyesebel will be portrayed by no other than Marian Rivera. There's a little twist as … [Read more...] about My Little Mermaid
It's time to say goodbye to - Chikezie. Chikezie Eze is the the most recent American Idol 2008 Season 7 contestant that had been ousted from the competition. We've got to be positive here. Chikezie had been chosen from thousands of American Idol hopefuls across the whole of USA. To be included in the Top 24 and even be in the American idol Top 10 is truly an amazing … [Read more...] about Chikezie is Out
And the winner of the most prestigious beauty pageant in the Philippines, Bb. Pilipinas 2008 for the categories: Bb. Pilipinas 2008 Miss World, Bb. Pilipinas 2008 Miss Universe and Bb. Pilipinas 2008 Miss International are: Janina San Miguel - Bb. Pilipinas World 2008 Congratulations to all of you. Wish them all the luck as they represent the Philippines for the Miss … [Read more...] about Bb. Pilipinas 2008 Winner
After the successful concert in Chile February 2008, Journey, with their new lead singer Arnel Pineda, is to hold yet another concert in Las Vegas Nevada on 8th March 2008. This is the Journey concert that will be recorded for dvd production/distribution. I really can't wait for this. Sadly, I won't be able to attend the Journey concert, yet again, as I'm on holiday in … [Read more...] about Journey Concert in Las Vegas
There had been rumours that Jean Garcia and Polo Ravales had been intimately close to each other. I recall Polo Ravales as a young teen from a TV show "TGIS" in mid 90's and currently a member of a boy band. Jean Garcia on the other hand started her showbiz career as a teen on That's Entertainment in the 80's. It seems that their closeness are becoming an issue so much so that … [Read more...] about Does Age really matter?
TV giants ABS CBN and GMA 7 had always been great rivals. Exclusive artists, celebrity hopping, rating competition and all. I must admit I've not witnessed a rivalry of this level here in the UK. Competition is absolutely fine as it brings out the best of both stations and their artists. It is rumoured that talks maybe forthcoming on a KC Concepcion and Richard Gutierrez team … [Read more...] about KC Concepcion and Richard Gutierrez Team Up
If you have searched for this post, then you probably have heard of the recent rumour between Mark Herras, Patrick Garcia, Jennylyn Mercado and the real father of her baby. Shortly after, Mark Herras is now rumoured to be ever so close with Rhian Ramos even after the shoot of the last episode of My Only Love. Exchanging phone calls and stuff. If this phone calls lead to … [Read more...] about Mark Herras and Rhian Ramos
American Idol 2008 season 7 is getting much tougher as four more aspiring American Idols had been evicted from this weeks Top 20 Idols competition. Ryan Seacrest mentioned there were over 30 million voted for this weeks competition - wow not bad at all for a show which allegedly according to American Idol haters was loosing its lustre. To be included in the top 24, let alone … [Read more...] about American Idol 2008 contestants now down to 16
Last night, Ramiele Malubay sings Don't Leave Me This Way on American Idol 2008 Top 10 girls competition. Watch this video: And here's what the judges said: Randy thought it was okay, Paula didn’t think Ramiele Malubay got to perform her magic, Simon thought it wasn’t her best but Ramiele Malubay is one of the top three singers from the American Idol 2008 girls group. … [Read more...] about Don’t Leave Me This Way, Ramiele Malubay
American Idol 2008 Season 7 Top 24 is now down to 20 when they eliminated 2 guys and girls last week. Tonight it's the Top 10 guys turn to perform and wow the American voters. Last week theme was 60's music. Guess what on this weeks show. It's the 70's music. Michael Johns Jason Castro Luke Menard From American Idol 2008 Season 7 Top 10 guys, who do you … [Read more...] about American Idol 2008 Top 10 Guys
Don't we all wish that the Star Wars saga isn't over yet. Perhaps, they can create more prequels to the prequels. But this is perhaps asking to snow in Manila. Never mind, I guess I just have to watch my dvd collection every now and again. Whilst browsing youtube video I've stumbled upon this Star Wars inspired video of two person, battling it out using lightsabre. Who said it … [Read more...] about Star Wars Saga continues
Myleene Angela Klass was born in Gorleston, Norfolk, England to an Austrian father and a Filipino mother. Myleene Klass' big break came when Myleene became a member of Hear'Say pop band. This was through a reality tv show by ITV1 called Popstars (later on became the Pop Idol - which became a huge international franchise). Her pop success achieved 4 Top 10 singles, 2 of which … [Read more...] about Myleene Klass & Mutya Buena: Filipino British Celebrities
Amy Winehouse had her major breakthrough over four years ago and she had received numerous accolades and awards since then. This year, Amy Winehouse won 2008 Grammy Awards in the categories of 'Record of the Year', 'Song of the Year', and 'Best Female Pop Vocal Performance' for the single "Rehab", while her album Back to Black won in the 'Record of the Year' award and a … [Read more...] about Amy Winehouse – Grammy Awards 2008
The crowd in Journey's concert at Vina del Mar Chile February 2008 were fantastic. The video of Arnel Pineda's premier performance with Journey was not bad at all. In fact, it was absolutely great. To all those who requested the full youtube video of Journey's concert in Vina del Mar Chile, here they are. Can you tell me if you spotted Steve Perry from the audience. Enjoy … [Read more...] about Journey Concert in Chile Video