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Benedict Cua renews deal with PolyEast Records, releases new single “Something Beautiful”

YouTube vlogger/actor turned singer Benedict Cua renews ties with record label PolyEast Records as he promises to create more music for his followers. The renewal marks another milestone in Benedict's career as the label also releases the new single, "Something Beautiful ," now available on all streaming platforms. “ It has been amazing working with Polyeast. I never thought I'd be able to build a new family that encourages one another to push their limits. Polyeast was the first music label that believed I am capable of creating music, and the relationship I’ve had with them made me want to strengthen this rapport even more ,” Benedict shared.   PolyEast Records also announced during the media conference via Zoom on Friday that Benedict will also drop his first-ever official music video through his YouTube channel on May 1 at 7:00 p.m.  Benedict's new single, "Something Beautiful penned by Polyeast artist Izzeah talks about a refreshing start of

BELLE AND DONNY BRAVELY TAKE ON LIFE AND LOVE IN NEW STAR CINEMA AND IWANTTFC SERIES "HE'S INTO HER"

  Watch Star Cinema and iWantTFC’s new series on A2Z and Kapamilya Channel on May 30    Belle Mariano and Donny Pangilinan engage in a game of cat-and-dog one-upmanship but will eventually fall in love in the much-awaited romantic series from ABS-CBN Entertainment, iWantTFC, and Star Cinema, “He’s Into Her,” which will begin airing on May 30 on A2Z and Kapamilya Channel.  Based on the popular Precious Pages-LIB novel by famous Pinoy author Maxinejiji, the “He’s Into Her” series is about bravely fighting for family, friendship, and love. 

SUNSHINE, JAKE EXCITED TO WORK ON THEIR FIRST ABS-CBN TELESERYE

  Sunshine says moving to ABS-CBN is “meant to be”   Newly minted Kapamilya stars Sunshine Dizon and Jake Ejercito expressed their gratitude and excitement about getting to work on their first teleserye in ABS-CBN, “Marry Me, Marry You,” which goes into production this May.   In her first media conference as a Kapamilya on Friday (April 30), Sunshine shared that when she was offered a part in the Kapamilya teleserye, she knew it was “meant to be.”   “I’ve always asked the Lord to plant me where I will bloom. In all the seasons of my life, I’ve trusted His will. I’m just grateful and excited that I am given this opportunity to be working with Kapamilya naman ngayon. When my manager said there’s an offer from Dreamscape, from sir Deo Endrinal, I just knew in my heart that it was meant to be. In this season in my life, in my career, I needed to do this,” said Sunshine.

SKY FIBER UPGRADES SUPER SPEED PLANS FOR BENEFIT OF REMOTE WORKERS

    Remote workers and online entrepreneurs will be able to heighten their productivity and efficiency as they achieve their daily goals when they equip themselves with SKY Fiber’s leveled-up super speed plans.         SKY Fiber offers various plans suited to different remote work needs, which includes its best value plan 40Mbps at only P1,499/month, which is perfect for emails, some video conferencing, and browsing. It also offers a highspeed plan of 200Mbps at only P3,499/month, which can be used for heavy and multiple online activities such as regular and prolonged video conferences, maintaining a website and social media, and more.   

Insight Music releases sleep-inducing album

Record label Insight Music, alarmed by the rapidly increasing cases of sleeplessness among this country’s adult population, seeks to help insomnia-afflicted Filipinos fall into restful slumber by releasing The Perfect Sleep , a groundbreaking album that effectively induces sleep.   Presented by all-natural sleep supplement DreamWell and composed by brilliant music arranger Ian Joseph Tan, The Perfect Sleep is an hour-long instrumental album that promotes deep and relaxing sleep. It will be available in various streaming platforms including Youtube, Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, and iTunes starting April 30.

Big Brands Share How Shopee Helps their Business Grow Online

Through Shopee, brands such as Unilever, INSPI, and OPPO saw an uplift in orders and grew their brand presence online With the pandemic causing significant changes in consumer shopping behavior, brands ramp up their marketing efforts by expanding their presence on e-commerce platforms like Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. With the surge of online shoppers fueling the need for digital transformation, three brands share how they remain top-of-mind while establishing themselves as a strong player in the digital space through the support of Shopee’s ecosystem.  Unilever  Unilever has continued to optimize its marketing strategy based on what’s most relevant to shoppers and what will help address their present needs. Through Shopee, the brand provided Filipino shoppers with safe access to a wide range of personal care, home care, and food essentials. Timely feedback from shoppers is now easier to enrich their online shopping experience while also maximiz

PAULO AND JANINE TEAM UP IN ABS-CBN’S “MARRY ME, MARRY YOU”

  Sunshine, Jake star in their first Kapamilya teleserye ABS-CBN Entertainment has announced the fresh team-up of Paulo Avelino and Janine Gutierrez in its latest light family drama “Marry Me, Marry You,” which marks the stars’ first TV project together and Janine’s first teleserye as a Kapamilya.   The series, which goes into production soon, will highlight the challenges that couples face together, particularly the traditional expectation that when a person marries someone, they are also marrying their entire family, friends, and everyone close to them.

K-POP STAR AILEE BRINGS DELICATE YET POWERFUL VOCALS TO “KAHIT ISANG SAGLIT”

  Troy Laureta reimagines the iconic OPM ballad for his “KAIBIGAN” album Award-winning Korean-American singer AILEE channeled a gentle yet powerful rendition of “ Kahit Isang Saglit ” for musical director Troy Laureta’s “ KAIBIGAN: A Troy Laureta OPM Collective Vol. 1 ” album.      “First time I heard it I knew that I wanted to sing it. This song is beautiful,” AILEE said. “The melody of the song really captured me.”   Despite the K-pop artist’s worries that she would not be able to give justice to the iconic song, she went on to record it with Troy virtually guiding her in the recording studio. “I never thought that I would be singing in Tagalog, it's a great opportunity to blend different worlds,” she added.

INIGO, GRAMMY-NOMINATED ARTISTS DJ FLICT AND COMMON KINGS TO RELEASE SUMMER BOP “DANGER”

  A prelude to Inigo’s “Options” album drop this 2021 Inigo Pascual has whipped up a new hard-hitting international collab for 2021, this time with Fil-Am Grammy-nominated producer DJ Flict and island reggae legends Common Kings for the upcoming single “Danger,” set to drop on May 14 (Friday).   The island pop track brings an infectious jam that can easily pass as an epic summer anthem. It is accompanied by playful lyrics that speak about a dangerous attraction with a feisty female.   “Danger’s” songwriter and producer DJ Flict—who has worked with international artists like Lauryn Hill, Meghan Trainor, Wiz Khalifa, and Fifth Harmony—said he already envisioned Inigo being part of the song when he was making it.

FRESH DANCE AND MUSICAL COLLABS HEAT UP 'ASAP NATIN 'TO'

  Catch it on A2Z, Kapamilya Channel, at TV5    Feel the freshness of the summer air as hot dance and musical collabs take the ASAP stage this Sunday (May 2) on Kapamilya Channel, A2Z, and TV5.       Watch out for your favorite ASAP idols AC Bonifacio, Jeremy Glinoga, Jameson Blake, Jason Dy, Nyoy Volante, Klarisse de Guzman, vocal trio iDolls, Joao Constancia, Jin Macapagal, and Vivoree Esclito as they take the stage with intense performances.   Asia's Pop Heartthrob Darren dishes out an energetic song and dance number while an exciting vocal showdown comes with divas Elha Nympha, Sheena, Zephanie, and Janine Berdin singing rock hits.  

MYSTERY-LOVE FLICK 'DEATH OF A GIRLFRIEND' SHOWING ON SKY PAY-PER-VIEW

  Starring Diego Loyzaga and AJ Raval     A mystery-love story comes your way as SKY Pay-Per-View presents the premiere of Viva Films' "Death of a Girlfriend," featuring the first team-up of Diego Loyzaga and rising star AJ Raval.   Yam Laranas, the director of award-winning thrillers and horror films "Sigaw" and "Aurora,"   brings the story of the mysterious death of a girl named Christine (AJ), who was found brutally murdered in a forest.      As an investigation summons her boyfriend Alonzo (Diego), alongside the two prime suspects, a forest ranger and a farmer, each has a version to tell about her strange death,  leading them to discover Christine’s body in the woods.   

Enjoy Exclusive Deals and Discounts from Well-Loved Brands at Shopee 5.5 Brands Festival

Shoppers can look forward to flash deals up to 50% off, free shipping with no minimum spend, and 50% cashback from leading brands, all happening daily Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, invites Filipinos to enjoy big deals and exclusive promotions from the country’s leading brands at its 5.5 Brands Festival. Shoppers can expect discounts up to 90% off, flash deals up to 50% off, free shipping with no minimum spend, and 50% cashback from crowd favorites such as OPPO, Vivo, Realme, Colgate, Abbott, L’Oreal Paris, Enfagrow, Procter & Gamble, Olay, Unilever, Nestle, Colourette Cosmetics, and Maybelline. Martin Yu, Director at Shopee Philippines , said, “At Shopee, it is our goal to work together with brands loved by Filipinos to deliver the best value on their favorite products so they can maximize their financial resources. With all the deals in-store at the Shopee 5.5 Brands Festival, we are enabling Filipinos to secure everything they need at the b

Jollibee launches Family Thanksgiving Month this May

Anne Curtis, now a loving wife and mom, takes on the journey as a Family Ambassador for Jollibee’s Family Thanksgiving Month. During these challenging times brought about by the pandemic, there’s one important thing that all of us can be grateful for—that is the opportunity to spend more time with our families. That is the heart of the message that Jollibee wants to convey as it launches the Jollibee Family Thanksgiving Month celebration this May.  Through the Jollibee Family Thanksgiving Month, the country’s number one fast-food chain aims to start a new tradition to enjoin everyone to openly and actively express their gratitude towards their family and loved ones.   Jollibee launched this initiative via a virtual presscon held last April 29, headlined by its long-time Jollibee endorser Anne Curtis who was officially introduced as the campaign’s ambassador. Now with a family of her own, Anne shared with the media attendees how grateful she is for her family’s support and love througho

Boris Brejcha “House Music” (ft. Arctic Lake) Out April 30, 2021

Renowned German DJ and producer  Boris Brejcha  is back with new track “ House Music ” featuring UK-based, indie pop trio  Arctic Lake , out now via Ultra Records. LISTEN TO “HOUSE MUSIC”   Coming off of his last release, “Spicy,” Boris Brejcha brings us “House Music.” Although the title is quite literal, this track is much more abstract and mysterious than you’d think. Featuring soft, high-pitched vocals and a steady background beat, this track is perfect for freestyle dancing and just having a good time!  An official video is also coming on release day,  containing clips that were sent in by Brejcha’s fans of them dancing to the new track. In order to get these fan submissions, Boris did a month-long Instagram challenge and called for some special dance moves to be featured in the video.

BREAKING NEWS FROM OVATION PRODUCTIONS: An Evening of Hope with Don Moen

                                                 FACEBOOK: @ovationproductions TWITTER: @ovationprod INSTAGRAM: @ovationprod Popular praise & worship leader Don Moen, along with his friend Lenny Leblanc, is set to do “An Evening of Hope,” an online concert filled with acoustic praise and worship on May 1, Saturday, 8:00 a.m. Manila time. The award-winning gospel artist has visited the country many times in the previous years, mixing testimonies, scripture,  and great music that inspire and encourage.

Why it’s best to always get genuine inks and toners

Counterfeit consumables can destroy your printer Where there are goods and consumables in a market, there will always follow counterfeit products. This is especially true for electronics, where it’s easy to find and get cheaper yet substandard things without even trying.   Although for practical Filipinos, it may seem incredibly tempting to go for fake products because of their more affordable price, using counterfeit consumables actually puts your electronics at risk for some major damage—and an even greater cost on your pocket for repairing or replacing them.  

Use GCredit to buy GMovies tickets online: Enjoy your fave shows now and pay later

    GMovies, the country’s leading online ticketing platform, continues to extend convenience to its valued users through GCash’s GCredit. The new payment option enables its customers to purchase tickets to the latest movies and series offerings in a “book now, pay later” system.   The said alternative is now accessible on the website alongside the other payment methods such as Credit/Debit Cards, ECPay, and Charge to Mobile.

5 REASONS WHY WE’RE EXCITED FOR HOSPITAL PLAYLIST S2 COMING TO NETFLIX

  The wait will be over soon! Image Courtesy of Netflix The second season of the hit series Hospital Playlist will premiere exclusively on Netflix on 17 June! That’s good news because fans have been waiting, and we’re super excited to be reunited with the gang. Season 1 left us with many questions, so it’s thrilling to finally get some answers and see where everyone is at now. Check out the reasons why we’re eager to see the second season here.

PayMaya opens gov’t payments, financial services for OFWs and Filipinos abroad

Digital finan cial services leader PayMaya is making it even easier for overseas Filipinos to pay for government fees and for their family's utility bills through the PayMaya e-wallet app.    In time for Labor Day on May 1, PayMaya opened this service for Filipinos overseas so they can now use their Philippine mobile SIM on roaming to register for a PayMaya account, allowing them to perform transactions such as paying government dues or utility bills, as well as sending money to other PayMaya users, even while abroad. 

Smart powers Liga Adarna Season 3

Leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up with Eplayment Entertainment for the third season of Liga Adarna, the country's biggest all-female esports league. Running from April 8 to June 7, 2021 with the theme 'Women Rising,' the third season of Liga Adarna will showcase the prowess of the country’s top female esports players in four different games, including Mobile Legends: Bang Bang; Valorant; Call of Duty: Mobile; and League of Legends: Wild Rift for a total prize pool of Php 215,000.   Avid gamers and enthusiasts can catch the games, which will be livestreamed on the Liga Adarna Facebook page at  www.facebook.com/ligaadarna .

CHEF SANDY HIGHLIGHTS MOUTHWATERING SUMMER DISHES IN “CASA DAZA”

  With creative meal ideas for newbies and seasoned cooks Chef Sandy Daza’s cooking show “Casa Daza” returns on Metro Channel with all-new episodes airing Sundays at 8 pm starting May 2 featuring must-try recipes to spice up the summer.   Now on its 5 th  season, “Casa Daza” is known for easy-to-follow recipes inspired by Chef Sandy’s own family favorites. From food preparation to plating, the renowned chef shares a systematic guide to cooking while talking about the stories behind each featured dish.

Stock up vitamins from Watsons Vitamin Super Saver Sale on April 30-May 2

Get your shopping carts ready as top health and wellness retailer Watsons holds its first ever Vitamin Super Saver Sale from April 30 to May 2. Get as much as 50% off on vitamins from the biggest brands like Watsons, Potencee, Enervon, Centrum, Conzace, Pedzinc, Neurobion, and more! With savings of up to 50% on these brands and more, you and your family can bring home the most sought after, highly-rated, or your most preferred vitamins without having to pay full price.

Kathryn Bernardo enjoying 108mp technology

Prime actress and in demand celebrity endorser Kathryn Bernardo has recently posted on her IG story on how much she's impressed with 108mp technology. I couldn't agree more as the photo in itself that she used is breathtaking as it is. Hers is the quality of picture that I would love to flaunt on my social media feeds. She has recently been introduced as Realme's first celebrity ambassador and I guess her post is something related to an upcoming commercial. What do you think? 

Digital Benefit Concert ‘Musika Para sa Kinabukasan’ Featuring Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and the RCS

We have the power to make a difference when we come together! For just 500 Pesos, enjoy a night of music, magic, and togetherness with Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and The Ryan Cayabyab Singers (RCS) through Musika Para sa Kinabukasan!   This is an e-benefit concert for the youth of the Family Farm Schools of Dagatan and Balete to   s upport them and their vision for quality education for all and the advancement of the agricultural sector.   All proceeds from the event go directly to these schools. Join us for a night with Mr. C and our host Jazper Tiongson-Host-Singer on SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2021, at 7PM, streamed by KTX.PH.   The Family Farm School was pioneered by Pampamilyang Paaralang Agrikultura, Inc. (PPAI) which is a member of the International Association of Family Movements for Rural Training headquartered in France and has a network of 1,000 associations covering 100,000 families in 40 countries. The first school in the Philippines began operation in 1988. For years,

HEAVEN IN DANGER IN “BAGONG UMAGA” SEASON FINALE

  Glydel Escapes  Heaven is getting closer to pinning Diana (Glydel Mercado) for her crimes against her family and friends but she and her parents will face grave danger in the final week of “Bagong Umaga.” Diana escaped while being transferred to another mental facility.     Hospital staff and authorities discovered her communicating with suspicious individuals using a phone hidden in her room. Unbeknownst to all, she intended to be caught because the only way she could successfully escape is when she is transferred to another hospital.   

“PETER RABBIT” STILL A MASTER OF MISCHIEF IN SEQUEL’S NEW TRAILER

  This year, get ready for the ultimate family event! Watch the new trailer for  Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway  now and see Peter in Philippine cinemas soon.

TBA STUDIOS’ EAT’S GOOD! RETURNS WITH FRESH EPISODES

Learn easy-to-follow recipes from directors Antoinette Jadaone and JP Habac, and actors Victor Anastacio and Roxanne Barcelo this May   TBA Studios’ home cooking web series “Eat’s Good” returns with new episodes starting May 2.  Watch stand-up comic Victor Anastacio of “Dito At Doon” fame whip up a flavorful Homemade Ham & Cheese Burger that he learned to make while living alone in his apartment.  On May 9, JP Habac brings his experimental directing to the kitchen with his Chicken Bicol Express, a healthier alternative to this classic Pinoy favorite.  The following Sunday, singer-actress Roxanne Barcelo recreates the Millionaire Bacon Fried Rice that brings her back to her memorable stay in San Francisco.  For the season finale, award-winning director Antoinette Jadaone shows us how to make the popular lockdown dish, Sushi Bake, without breaking the bank. 

KIM ENJOYS LIFE LIKE A PARTY IN UPCOMING SINGLE “KIMMI”

  Celebrating her 15th year in showbiz…   Kim Chiu is celebrating her 15th year in showbiz with an upbeat feel-good single titled “KIMMI” dropping this Friday (April 30) that can serve as a new party anthem.   “Classmates!!! BAWAL PARIN LUMABAS!!!!! Now... What to do?!,” the Chinita Princess teased in an Instagram post which showed her in a recording studio, alluding to her infamous gaffe which inspired the hit single “Bawal Lumabas (The Classroom Song).”

FAST RISING P-POP GROUP BGYO DROPS "HE'S INTO HER" THEME SONG

     P-Pop group BGYO adds a heady dose of kilig to the upcoming and highly anticipated generational series "He's Into Her" starring Belle Mariano and Donny Pangilinan as the group released the show’s theme song on Spotify last Friday (April 23).       The song was composed, written, and produced by Jonathan Manalo and Gabriel Tagadtad and will be part of a soundtrack that will be released soon.  

HBO’S SKETCH COMEDY SERIES A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW IS BACK FOR ITS SECOND SEASON EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO GO

The Emmy® nominated sketch comedy series A Black Lady Sketch Show is back for its second season same time as the U.S. every Saturday exclusively on HBO GO . The narrative sketch comedy series features a core cast of African America women living relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations.   Joining the cast this season are featured players Laci Mosley and Skye Townsend, and returning this season are core cast members Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis and Ashley Nicole Black. The new season will feature several celebrity guest stars, including executive producer Issa Rae (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for HBO’s “Insecure”), Gabrielle Union, Jesse Williams, Miguel, Skai Jackson, Laz Alonso, Omarion, Kim Wayans, Ayesha Curry, Lance Gross, Wunmi Mosaku and many more.