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FILSCAP and Pioneer launched Campus Caravan and songwriting competition


 Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP), the sole and official music copyright society in the Philippines, together with Pioneer, one of the top life and non-life insurance companies in the country, launched today the FILSCAP Campus Caravan, a college songwriting talk that aims to guide aspiring musicians in the different aspects of songwriting. The FILSCAP Campus Caravan will visit De La Salle University-Manila, San Beda College Alabang, UP Diliman, University of Santo Tomas, Ateneo De Manila University, San Beda Alabang, University of Makati, and Ateneo De Davao to have a songwritibg workshop talk. A face-to-face sessiob with […]


Rivermaya reunion happened while you were sleeping last night


 “Rivermaya reunion happened while you were sleeping last night” That was the catch phrase Roxanne Nebres, concert photographer, posted on her Facebook page, accompanying a video of the song “Himala” performed by no-less than the original members of the 90s rising Pinoy Rock era band, Rivermaya. Perf De Castro, Nathan Azarcon, Mark Escueta, and Rico Blanco reunited last night at 19 East of what could be a sign for an upcoming reunion in the future. Bamboo Manalac (also known as Bamboo), lead singer of Rivermaya first generation, was invited but unfortunately he was in the US when this all happened. The reunion […]


Apple Delleva wins Grand Champion title in McJim Dreams Get Real Season 2


 The competition had a head-to-head results between Apple Delleva and Carmella Ravanilla, who both landed on the same spot just before McJim Dreams Get Real Season 2 winner was announced on stage inside the fan-crowded venue of Music Museum last November 9. The result, a product of manager/producer/pr marketing guru Chris Cahilig, went on to reveal the lone winner for the night as the crowd anticipated who among Apple and Carmella should carry the title, to which a PhP 100,000 cash prize from McJim Classic Leather, artist marketing support, and a talent management contract was awarded to the winner that night. “This is the […]


ASOP 4 ‘Song of the Year’ to win P500k on Grand Finals Night


 The much-awaited A Song of Praise (ASOP) Year 4 Grand Finals Night happening on October 13 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum will be awarding the best from the 12 grand finalists who will win “Best Music Video Award”, “People’s Choice Award”, “Best Interpreter Award”, 3rd runner-up, 2nd runner-up, 1st runner-up, and this year’s “Song of the Year” that will bring home PhP 500,000 in cash for the composer and interpreter of the song. Now on its 4th year, ASOP Music Festival continues the year-long contest to bring people closer together an strengthen their faith through music. This year’s songs to […]


Original and catchy love song take on AlDub fever uploads on YouTube


 It cannot be denied that social media has a great part in making the AlDub phenomenon a success and it has been attributed by the people behind it. The major catapult is the right timing, perfect combination, masa-appeal, and spontaneous act, whereas even the Eat Bulaga hosts don’t know what will happen next in the afternoon Kalye Serye. Social media has been kind to people who want to share their talents and passion. In this case, YouTubers The Antonio Duo showcased their original composition ‘The AlDub Song‘ as it fits to the widely hit saga of actor Alden Richards and newcomer Maine […]


Meet the Top 10 McJim Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star Season 2 finalists


 Now on its 2nd year, the McJim Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star competition have revealed the Top 10 contestants who will all compete for the grand prize come November 9, 2015 to be held in Music Museum. The 10 finalists come from different walks of life—students, freelance singers, and professionals, among others. A lot of them acknowledged that the intensity they felt in our competition made it quite different from the competitions they had joined in the past. Let’s meet the Top 10 Viewed 34787 times by 3856 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog […]

Stunning Zsa Zsa Padilla sharing matters regarding her most anticipated comeback at the concert scene.

‘Divine Diva’ Zsa Zsa Padilla returns to concert scene with ‘Beginnings’


 Taking the stage of Newport Performing Arts and Theather at Resorts World Manila, iconic female OPM recording artist Zsa Zsa Padilla is back to celebrate the 32nd chapter of her career in the entertainment industry Confessed being a bit challenged after being away from performing at concerts for 6 years, Zsa Zsa is now ready to take another exciting plot in her life sharing the stage with her daughter Karylle and the “Concert King” Martin Nievera. “I really need kind of a push, kase pag matagal ka talagang nawala sa concert scenes it’s not that easy, parang, ‘you know, building your audience again,” Padilla expressed during her presscon held last May 27 at Resorts World Manila. Named after her newest album released by PolyEast Records, “Beginnings”, it was helmed by respected musical director Homer Flores featuring Padilla’s covers of laid-back music together with a 13-piece band and 3 back-up vocalists promising to unleash the best of her 32 years in showbiz. Among the songs that she will perform includes “All of Me” by John Legend, “Quando, Quando, Quando,” “Quizáz, Quizáz, Quizáz,” with some of her revival songs from the latest album, OPM and foreign medleys and her original tracks such as “Hiram,” Kahit na,” and “Ikaw Lamang.” Padilla gave a ‘Divine Diva’ version on songs including “If I Could” by Regina Belle and “One Hello” by Randy Crawford in “Beginnings” subsequent to her album in 2013 “Palagi” which was released after the loss of Comedy King, Dolphy. “Beginnings” opens with a revived track from 70s’ pop ballad of Walter-Murphy titled “Just a Love Song,” with the rest of the songs of her personal choice. “PolyEast Records and I were urged to come up with an album that I hoped everyone would enjoy. 10 tracks of some of my favorite music from the 70s’ and one song from 8Os’,” said Padilla.  Zsa Zsa Padilla with “Beginnings” will amp NPAT on July 31 produced by Resorts World Manila in partnership with Ultimate Shows, Inc. Viewed 30649 times by 3909 viewers Theresa InoncilloJournalism student, intern at the momentMore Posts – Website

Aiza Seguerra with three of the talented musicians; the men behind the successful album

Aiza Seguerra brings new flavor to Maestro Ryan Cayabyab’s songs


 With the new album, Aiza Seguerra pulled off a soothing vibe to the irresistible compositions of the ever hailed man in the music industry, Maestro Ryan Cayabyab, leaping onto another voyage as a singer During the album launch last May 21 at Brentwood Suites, Quezon City, Seguerra, backed up by three musicians, performed the tracks included in the album live in front of Universal Records Managers, guests and invited media. Admittedly challenged while working out on the album labeled as “Araw Gabi: Mga Awit ni Maestro Ryan Cayabyab,” Seguerra believed to have successfully nailed the best rendition he wanted for […]

Fifth Dynamics, one of the awarded winners of McJim Classic Leather “Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star”

McJim Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star up for second season


 Declared champions of the first McJim Classic Leather “Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star” are now impressively creating names in the local music industry considering that it’s been just a year since they got the title With all the help of McJiM, last year’s triple-tie winners, namely, Fifth Dynamics, JBK, and Neo Domingo, raged the OPM charts with their viral hits and went to different malls, bars and corporate gigs across the country, as well as radio and television appearances. Composed of Joshua Bulot, Bryan Del Rosario, and Kim Lawrenz Ordonio, JBK, with the group’s R&B-infused […]

Hale performs in the first-ever Spotify Sessions in the Philippines.

Spotify celebrates 1st year anniversary with the biggest comeback of 2015


 Spotify, the most popular music streaming application, celebrates its first birthday in the Philippines on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. In the event, they have spilled that Philippines emerged as its second fastest-growing market globally and its biggest market in Asia-Pasific. The music streaming service has already reached 2.5 billion music streams from Pinoy music lovers in just a year from launch–highest streams accumulated from any Asian Market in just one year since launch. Sunita Kaur, Spotify Asia’s Managing Director, expressed how they are ‘thrilled by the warm welcome’ from the Filipino music fans. She also mentioned, “We want to celebrate a […]


19th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival happens on Feb. 12-15, 2015


 Last year, there were no celebrations of Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival (PIHABF)… What we meant, officially there was none. The last Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival was staged in 2013, the 18th year. It was supposed to be followed in 2014. Hence a break and needed preparation were done, skipping 2014, to present the BIGGEST ans comeback of the Philippines’ first, foremost and longest-running gathering of aviators and aviation enthusiasts from around the globe is back for another Weekend of Everything That Flies! Yes, Philippines! This year’s Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival is set on February 12 to 15 […]

Actor-comedian Vhong Navarro tops Google Top Philippines Trending Searches in 2104.

Vhong Navarro tops Google Philippines Trending Search in 2014


 Google Top Trending Searches in 2014 Might be surprising to some but for those who are following Vhong Navarro‘s alleged rape case filed by Deniece Cornejo and mauling incident perpetrated by a group led by Cedric Lee, Google Philippines‘ year-end report that the actor-comedian tops the list of search in 2014 only proves that a lot of netizens are following these cases. This was revealed during Google Philippines’ Year in Search 2014 coinciding the first public appearance of Google Philippines Country Manager Ken Lingan held at Nest MNL Table & Bar in Bonifacio Global City. Following Vhong Navarro on the list are Flappy […]

DREAMS GET REAL. McJim Classic Leather proclaims three winners for the next OPM star.

It’s a Triple Tie! New OPM Stars proclaimed during McJim Leather Classic’s “Dreams Get Real” talent search


 The Search for the Next OPM Star winners has been proclaimed and all the six talented acts have their dreams fulfilled to record their original songs and released on Dreams Get Real compilation album. JBK, Fifth Dynamics, and Neo Domingo won Triple Tie making them “Dreams Get Real” The Search for the Next OPM Star” champions last June 30 at Teatrino stage in Promemade, Greenhills.“Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star” was a project of McJim Leather Classic and project head Chris Cahilig whereas to give support to local and unheard aspiring talents that will become part of the next OPM […]