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The Modern Filipino Sound is ready to Rock the World with the Back-to-Back Music Experience of “1MX Dubai 2021” and “1MX Manila 2021”

The countdown is on to the first ever live event to be staged by ABS-CBN since the pandemic forced the world to a standstill from March 2020, and there is a shared excitement felt worldwide, as global audiences get ready for “ 1MX Dubai”   and “ 1MX Manila”   happening on December 3, 2021.   At the recent  global media conference  held for the back-to-back music extravaganza, press and bloggers from different regions around the world had a very spirited exchange during the Q&A, a sign that the public has been yearning for a live show from their longtime favorite artists and from the fast-rising new performers.

Jollibee Studios proves that true love is one that transcends romance in new John Lloyd-Bea film

Many people are looking for  the one  and a love that lasts and while many have been fortunate to find it and keep it, many are still searching for that person, or what  the one  means to them. In Jollibee Studios’ newest 30-minute film, it discusses what makes a love that lasts in a poignant and heart-tugging story that brings together the country’s most iconic love team, John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo.   The pair’s much awaited on-screen reunion definitely brought a lot of excitement among long-time fans. The anticipation and joy from the public was truly felt back in October when leaked photos from their shoot came out. When it was revealed that it was for a Jollibee project, this excited people further, as Jollibee has been known to produce memorable short films that never fails to bring joy and touch one’s heart.

#TooGoodToBeNo2: PayMaya offers surprisingly better e-wallet features

Digital transactions are here to stay and fintechs like PayMaya are making it easier to go cashless. The country's leading digital financial services platform is the only fintech in the Philippines that runs a consumer e-wallet app, an enterprise payment processing business, and a remittance agent network with Smart Padala.       While its consumer app may not be the no. 1 e-wallet right now, its superior features make it #TooGoodToBeNo.2. If you haven’t tried out using the PayMaya app yet, you're definitely missing out on some of its surprisingly better features that could make your everyday transactions a whole lot easier.   

Mark Oblea Shares His Sweetly Sung Rendition Of Sugarfree Hit “Tulog Na”

Mark Oblea   has shared a charming rendition of   Sugarfree   hit   “Tulog Na”   released under Universal Records. This version of “Tulog Na” wears its heart on its sleeve, something you’d expect from the Pinoy Boyband Superstar alumnus’ soulful vocals. In a statement, Mark Oblea said that he’s grateful because he’s given a chance to record a cover of this song released by Sugarfree back in 2004.

WOODY HARRELSON PLAYS PURE EVIL CARNAGE IN THE “VENOM” SEQUEL

  After the epic breakup of Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy), and the alien symbiote in  Venom: Let There Be Carnage , part of the symbiote leaps into serial killer Cletus Kasady moments before his execution.  Kasady becomes host for Carnage, an even-larger, even-deadlier, and much-more-malevolent spawn of the alien, ruthless and pure evil.   [Watch the film’s latest trailer at  https://youtu.be/NPdyL1NSlto ]

Hannah Pangilinan Sparks Joy in New Cathartic Debut EP “Phases”!

There is no denying that   Hannah Pangilinan   is a superbly talented and unconventional star in the making. The young singer-songwriter continues her musical journey this year with the release of her brand-new EP called   Phases , out this #NewMusicFriday. Since her 2018 debut as a musician, Hannah has been focusing on solidifying herself as a genuinely revered OPM artist of her generation.

Shopee Wraps Up 2021 and Introduces its Newest Brand Ambassadors, Dingdong and Zia Dantes, at the 12.12 Big Christmas Sale

Users can enjoy fun content from the celebrity father-and-daughter duo, free shipping with no minimum spend, ₱1 Deals , and 10% off daily at Shopee’s most anticipated year-end sale  Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, closes the year with its annual 12.12 Big Christmas Sale , the most joyful year-end celebration in the region. 12.12 is set to bring a smile to users as they shop from the widest variety of products to reward themselves and their loved ones during the happiest time of the year. Through the 12.12 Big Christmas Sale, shoppers can also spread the holiday cheer to their favorite local businesses, with 2 times more items sold by local businesses this year.

EMBRACE LIFE’S UNCERTAINTIES WITH THESE NEW SONGS FROM TARSIER RECORDS

  Fresh tunes from allen&elle, RELDEN, and Wav Runr Music always resonates best with listeners when it comes from personal experiences or highlights universal themes that people can relate to regardless of their circumstances or perspectives in life. From Tarsier Records’ fresh pool of artists, here are some new tunes to make you feel like you're not going through life’s highs and lows alone.

NETFLIX | The Silent Sea Ensemble Poster and Teaser Trailer Unveiled

Viewers’ interest was piqued as the second teaser poster and trailer were unveiled for Netflix series The Silent Sea , a story of an elite team on a special mission to an abandoned research base on the moon in 2075, as resource depletion has devastated the Earth. 

FIRST-EVER “KUSINA KWEEN” TO BE HAILED IN CINEMA ONE’S NOCHE BUENA CHALLENGE

For a chance to win P50,000!   Home cooks can show off their prized Christmas recipes in Cinema One’s Noche Buena challenge, where a P50,000 cash prize is at stake and the first-ever “Cinema One Kusina Kween” will be hailed.   “Kusina Kween: The Noche Buena Challenge Promo” is open to all moms,  titas  and  ates  aged 18 to 55 years old who are residing in the Philippines   and would like to share their leveled-up Noche Buena recipes to the world.   To join, interested home cooks only need to submit a 1 to 3-minute cooking video of the dish in landscape format and with good video and audio quality. Then, submit the entry to  bit.ly/C1KusinaKween  until December 31 (Friday).

Paolo Sandejas’ New Single “Dad Jeans” Is His Proudest Song Yet!

  To the nights, you may or may not remember, “Dad Jeans” is the song for you! Singer-songwriter  Paolo Sandejas ’ latest offering is a lovely indie pop track that tells a relatable story while you’re having a blast drinking and catching up with friends. With carefully crafted guitars, melodic beats and entrancing vocals from the young musician, this new single perfectly captures the vibe of the euphoria brought by a fun and wild house party.

Get a SENDali remittance experience with Smart Padala with these easy-to-follow steps! 

Talagang mapapasayaw ka sa  dali!     Sending and receiving remittances is now more convenient and accessible – especially with  trusted Smart Padala agents ready to give you a SENDali padala experience, only 6 minutes away from wherever you are!          To show just how easy it is to send and receive money through its widest agent network, Smart Padala by PayMaya launched its new SENDali video. This TV commercial features a fun new jingle to the tune of the 2000s hit song, Shalala Lala by the Vengaboys and easy-to- follow dance steps that you’ll surely enjoy!  Check out the video here:  SENDali lang with Smart Padala!    

Globe Studios’ critically-acclaimed ‘Midnight in a Perfect World’ bags numerous local and int’l awards

  Globe Studios and Epicmedia Productions bagged numerous citations from local and international award-giving bodies for their critically-acclaimed futuristic horror film  Midnight in a Perfect World , proving its worth as both an entertainment masterpiece and an artwork.   The provocative, must-see motion picture was nominated for 11 categories in the 44th Gawad Urian and won the Best Sound for Corinne De San Jose. It also brought home 10 top awards from the Filipino Arts & Cinema International (FACINE) 28th Annual Filipino International Cine Festival, including Best Film Gold and Best Direction Gold for Dodo Dayao. 

DIGITALLY RESTORED FAMILY-DRAMA FILM 'SA'YO LAMANG' SHOWING ON SAGIP PELIKULA FESTIVAL

  Stream more of Christopher de Leon's restored hits on KTX.ph   ABS-CBN Film Restoration will move today's viewers with another heartwarming family-drama film as it premieres the digitally restored and remastered version of Star Cinema's 2010 hit "Sa'yo Lamang," starring Christopher de Leon, Lorna Tolentino, Bea Alonzo, and more in the latest edition of Sagip Pelikula Festival on KTX.ph starting November 30 (Tuesday).   The premiere of "Sa'yo Lamang" is a part of the Sagip Pelikula Festival's ongoing tribute to the career of Christopher de Leon, featuring screenings of his other restored cinematic classics, including "Dekada '70," "Cain at Abel," "Eskapo," among many others.

NEW THAI BL SERIES “BAKER BOYS” BRINGS SWEETNESS OVERLOAD TO iWANTTFC

Thai heartthrobs Lee Thanat, Singto Prachaya, Pluem Purim, and Foei Patara will satisfy your cravings for ‘kilig’ and sweets in the all-new drama-comedy series “Baker Boys,” which streams for free on iWantTFC as it simulcasts in Thailand.   The series drops new episodes with English subtitles every Wednesday and Thursday at 9:30 PM (Manila time) starting November 24 and 25, while Filipino-dubbed episodes will be available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8 PM starting November 30 and December 1.

MYX AND TINDER TEAM UP FOR A NEW SEASON OF “MYX AND MATCH” DATING GAME

  Casting starts in December   MYX, Philippines’ number one music channel, and  Tinder,  the world’s most popular app for meeting new people, are collaborating for an exciting new season of “MYX and Match.”   Tinder will be the official casting partner of the online dating game show “MYX and Match,” where a guest searcher in every episode picks her ‘match’ among the participants after a series of compatibility challenges for a chance at a budding romance.   Ai dela Cruz, longtime MYX VJ and one of the previous “MYX and Match” searchers, will host the program’s season 2 that is expected to thrill more viewers  as it goes live on one of the world’s most popular video-sharing platform, TikTok, through  @myxglobal’s account .

Brother Philippines awards Filipino winners in World Cosplay Summit 2021

  (In this photo: Jin Joson and AC Hernandez with Brother Philippines President, Mr. Glenn Hocson)   Brother International shows support toward Filipino ingenuity and creativity as it awards Brother sewing machines to Team Namikaze, the winners of the Costume Making category of the World Cosplay Summit 2021 held virtually last August 8 from Nagoya, Japan.   Cosplayers Jin Joson and AC Hernandez, collectively known as Team Namikaze, won the special award with their Naruto anime cosplay in the World Cosplay Summit 2021, in which dedicated, passionate, and creative cosplayers and Japanese pop culture fans and enthusiasts from around the world display their skill in cosplaying.

Brighten Up Your Day With Timmy Albert’s “smile”

Timmy Albert   is undoubtedly one of the most promising indie pop acts in today’s local music landscape. The 21-year-old singer-songwriter continues his dedicated work ethic through the ongoing pandemic, releasing another captivating new single   “Smile”   under Universal Records. Opening with a soothing falsetto plus a simple yet bright guitar riff, his new song indeed has what it takes to be your next feel-good romantic anthem.

TOM HARDY BREAKS UP WITH “VENOM” IN “LET THERE BE CARNAGE”

  Tom Hardy returns to the big screen in  Venom: Let There Be Carnage  as the lethal protector Venom, one of MARVEL’s greatest and most complex characters.   (Watch the film’s latest trailer at  https://youtu.be/NPdyL1NSlto )   In  Venom: Let There Be Carnage , Eddie Brock (Hardy) has told Venom that he could bite the heads off of bad guys, and the symbiote is 100% here for it, dubbing themself the Lethal Protector and munching evildoers in pursuit of justice… and Eddie’s career is firmly on the upswing, getting the career-defining last interview with serial killer Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson).

STREAM THE OUR ZONE: SB19 3rd ANNIVERSARY CONCERT ON WETV

Get your tickets on the WeTV app now and get access to cool exclusive content! Every so often, there are stars that shine so bright that they break through barriers. Such is the story of P-Pop superstars SB-19. As a tribute to their fans on their third anniversary, they will be giving them two nights of over-the-top musical performances with Our Zone: SB19 3 rd Anniversary Concert which streams live on WeTV on November 27 and 28, 5:00PM. Get your two-night access pass to the concert and cool exclusive content for P1,850.00 on the app now! It was in September 2019 when the guys of SB19 first got noticed via their synchronized dance video that went viral. Fast forward to 2021, and the band has been making waves in   both the local and international music scenes. Thanks to the solid support of their fanbase, A’TIN , the boys have reinvented P-Pop through their upbeat tracks, which includes the hit   single MAPA and their recent release Bazinga. SB19’s hard work has not gone unnoticed, wi

Greenhills Community Yard Sale NOVEMBER 27-28 2021

Grab unique finds and enjoy great savings at the Greenhills Community Yard Sale on November 27 & 28, 2021! Buy and sell your preloved items from 4 to 11 PM, experience barter trading from 6 to 7 PM, or join the charity auction for the benefit of the Independent Production Workers Group (IPWG) from 7 to 8:30 PM.

CATCH “RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY” IN PH THEATERS DEC 15

  Uncover the root of all Evil in the action-horror  Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City , exclusively in Philippine cinemas starting December 15.   [Watch the film’s Nightmare Trailer at  https://youtu.be/Qu9IgB0yG6k ]   “25 years ago, I walked the dread-filled corridors of the Spencer mansion, then experienced the rain-soaked night surrounding the Raccoon police station,” says writer-director Johannes Roberts, recalling the landmark videogames “Resident Evil” and “Resident Evil 2.”  Now, Roberts calls on those memories to take his fellow “Resident Evil” fans back to the story’s roots with the new film  Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City.

Emerging Artist Mizael Sings About Sorrow And Letting Go In Debut Single “Wag Naman”

Just like any other aspiring musicians out there who dare to dream of becoming a star of their own someday, Mizael Tilos made sure that he’ll find ways to cut beyond the surface. And of course, passion will always open the doors. Eventually this Journalism major with a knack for singing lovely tunes got discovered by Soupstar Entertainment, the management known for handling popular local bands like Gracenote, Moonstar88, 6cyclemind, Imago, Sandwich and more. And viola, he quickly became part of the talented Universal Philippines artist roster as  Mizael.

Kylie Verzosa explores having an "affair" with her husband

Is it possible to have an affair with your own husband? Veteran director McArthur C. ALejandre, commonly known as Mac Alejandre, explores the seemingly impossible set-up in his new movie, MY HUSBAND, MY LOVER, written by the great Ricky Lee and starring four of the hottest stars of today’s generation, Marco Gumabao, Adrian Alandy, Cindy Miranda and Kylie Verzosa.

Maximize Your 13th Month Pay with ShopeePay

Your 13th month pay is just around the corner, and as much as you want to enjoy the fruits of your labor and check out everything in your cart, it’s best to be wise about spending your hard-earned money. With ShopeePay, not only can you save more, but you can also enjoy big rewards while embracing the season of giving. Here are three tips on how you can make the most out of your year-end bonus with Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, ShopeePay.

Globe ambassadors BLACKPINK calls for fans’ support in climate action movement

  Globe ambassadors BLACKPINK have lent their voices to the call for climate action. During the recent UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, the Korean mega-group addressed global leaders and audiences to come together in taking action in the ongoing fight against climate change.   In a video message presented during COP26, BLACKPINK’s members JISOO, JENNIE, ROSÉ, and LISA urged their fans and the younger generation to take a stand and act against the most critical issue affecting everyone.  

AJ Raval goes sexy vlogger in "Crush Kong Curly"

  A curly, sexy vlogger that everyone is crushing hard on is coming to Vivamax this December! In “Crush Kong Curly”, AJ Raval stars as Elle, once a bullied ugly duckling and now the hottest celebrity vlogger in the country.  She believes that sex is power, and she knows how to use it well – be it in public or private shows.  She’ll do anything for her family.  She works hard to be able to build their dream home. But her grandmother does not know what she does for a living.  Elle’s friends are supportive of her, no matter how wild she gets.  Her first love broke her heart, but she’s not afraid to open her heart again.  But while she waits for “the one”, she’ll just keep opening her legs.  And that’s exactly how Peter finds her – legs wide open, lying on the floor, clad in a skimpy dress.

KZ TANDINGAN CROSSES BORDERS WITH NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE BILLBOARD FEATURE

  Asia’s Soul Supreme  KZ Tandingan makes global waves as she lands a coveted feature on Spotify’s EQUAL Global Playlist, as seen sky-high on the most prominent billboard in Times Square, New York City, positioned right above where the ball drops on New Year’s Eve.   “My heart is full. I don’t know what I did to deserve these people, achievements, and moments but I am grateful, Lord,” said KZ on Instagram, sharing photos of recent special moments in her life, including a snapshot of the Times Square billboard. “When I find myself doubting the path and questioning my abilities, I will look at these photos to remember that Your plans are always greater than mine.”

She’s back for amour and coming in haute. Emily in Paris S2 launches December 22nd, only on Netflix

ABOUT EMILY IN PARIS S2: Now more entrenched in her life in Paris, Emily’s getting better at navigating the city but still struggling with the idiosyncrasies of French life. After stumbling into a love triangle with her neighbor and her first real French friend, Emily is determined to focus on her work — which is getting more complicated by the day. In French class, she meets a fellow expat who both infuriates and intrigues her.

POPTV LAUNCHES POPTV KIDS THIS SUNDAY

First in-transit streaming service plus original shows coming soon First in-transit streaming service plus original shows coming soon POPTV LAUNCHES POPTV KIDS THIS SUNDAY POPTV Philippines, the first all-Pinoy streaming app in the country, further expands its services to cater to the streaming needs of more Filipinos nationwide with the upcoming launch of POPTV Kids and POPTV Trip.  POPTV Kids, which will be available starting Sunday (Nov 21), is the first all-kids programming on mobile streaming specifically catered to Filipino kids ages 3-10. “We are the first SVOD platform in the country to offer this kind of all kids programming especially now that we don't get to see much kids content on free TV.  Here, our children can enjoy different pre-school and kids content absolutely for free even without subscriptions and the best part, everything is dubbed in Filipino. This will surely give them a more fun and more relatable viewing experience,” said POPTV COO Jackeline Chua. POPTV T

CINEMA ONE TO SCREEN “SPENCER” AT CHRISTMAS DRIVE-IN THIS DECEMBER 4

  A film about the late Princess Diana starring Kristen Stewart Cinema One is treating movie lovers to a drive-in screening of the critically-acclaimed film “Spencer” about a tense Christmas holiday in the life of the late Princess Diana as portrayed by American actress Kristen Stewart.   Happening this December 4 (Saturday) at the Ayala Malls Vertis North, families and buddies can have a pre-Yuletide celebration by watching Pablo Larrain’s film “Spencer,” which refers to the late Princess of Wales’ maiden name. The movie chronicles the events that led to her decision to end her marriage with Prince Charles and her mental health problems during a Christmas holiday with the royal family in Norfolk, England.

NETFLIX UNVEILS A MAKING OF AND OFFICIAL POSTER FOR LA CASA DE PAPEL PART 5 VOLUME 2

                                  HOW DO YOU CLOSE SOMETHING THIS BIG?   Netflix unveils an inside look and official poster for the final five episodes of La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) Part 5, launching on December 3rd   La Casa De Papel (Money Heist) is one of Netflix’s most popular Non-English TV shows, see for yourself

SKY PARTNERS WITH HBO TO GIVE BACK TO SUBSCRIBERS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WITH E-RAFFLE PROMO

  Promo open to all SKY subscribers with HBO PAK or HBO GO SKY teams up with HBO to treat its subscribers nationwide this yuletide season with the Superheroes, Superprizes Raffle Promo, running until January 15, 2022 (Saturday). The promo is open to all existing SKY subscribers in Mega Manila (Metro Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, Bulacan, Batangas) and regional areas (Cebu, Davao, Baguio, Iloilo, Bacolod, General Santos, Dumaguete, and Zamboanga) with an HBO PAK or HBO GO subscription. New SKYcable and SKY Fiber subscribers are also entitled to join by availing of an HBO PAK or an HBO GO monthly plan within the promo period. Each eligible account automatically earns one (1) e-raffle entry. Lucky raffle participants can get a chance to win prizes courtesy of SKY and HBO, including food gift certificates worth P1,000 each (4th prize – 20 winners), and brand-new gadgets from Samsung such as a Galaxy A32 smartphone (3 winners), a Galaxy S7 tablet (2 winners), and a Samsung 55" ultra-H

Viu launches first Pinoy original STILL

The first Viu Original musical created by award winner Pat Valera with a powerhouse cast and a production backed by the brightest in the Philippines' theater and music industries Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, proudly launches its first original musical narrative series featuring a powerhouse cast of Filipino artists from the country’s music, film and theater scene.   STILL was created by Palanca-awardee Pat Valera, who is known for award-winning shows Dekada ‘70 the Musical and Mula Sa Buwan . Theater industry greats Giancarlo Abrahan and Nicco Manalo co-created the series with Valera. On the director’s chair is Treb Monteras II of the internationally-acclaimed rap musical Respeto . Multi-awarded s creenwriter, director, producer and editor Monster Jimenez produced the series.   Ms. Arianne Kader-Cu, Country Head of Viu Philippines, said, “We are extremely honored and thrilled to be working with such a talented team that has produced a musical we

GLAIZA DE CASTRO is the face Endless Beauty by HBS

I was so delighted to attend the physical presscon again after a very long while and what a great way to kick it off with an afternoon with an A-list star Glaiza de Castro as she endorses the Endless Beauty by House of Beauty.  We got the chance to have a conversation with the owner JAIME PRADO and she walked us through with her humble beginnings. Just like a young entrepreneur wishing to make it big, Jaime started with a small capital (Php 1,500) she borrowed from her husband to start her House of Beauty business 2007.  She started by buying a facial kit and 10 pieces of soap.  Jamie admits it was hard starting from scratch. “It is hard to introduce your product online but when I started, I encouraged my customers to give me feedback. Little by little my customers  grew in number because of the positive feedback.”  Some of her loyal customers since 2007 became her resellers and dealers which enabled her  beauty business to flourish.  Jamie says her soap, which now has 21 variants, con

BTS, Olivia Rodrigo, and more at the 2021 American Music Awards, live exclusively on Smart GigaPlay

Your must-watch events are coming to you LIVE and within reach! Celebrate the biggest artists and hits at the 2021 American Music Awards on Nov. 22 - 9am via the GigaPlay App:  https://smrt.com.ph/gigaplay . Find out who dominates the show and catch world premiere performances for your favorite artists. #Smart2021AMAs Leading mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. through its new GigaPlay App is bringing the 2021 American Music Awards (AMAs) exclusively to its subscribers, live on November 22 at 9am PHT. Hosted by multi-awarded rapper Cardi B, the 2021 AMAs is set to excite the hearts of music fans everywhere when it brings together the biggest artists at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. In this time of pandemic, Smart makes the biggest acts available to Filipinos through amazing live streaming technology.

Discover the secrets to Hataw-Sa-Galaw Level Confidence to Power through the rest of 2021

Celebrities and Tiktokers take to social media to share how Rexona gives them the #HatawSaGalaw level confidence to push past their Pigil moments. Rexona, the #1 deodorant brand in the Philippines and in the world, values the importance of all-day freshness. As 2021 begins to wind down, Rexona teams up with celebrities and social media content creators to share their #RexonaHatawSaGalaw stories to continue encouraging people to keep moving without limits. With things to do and places to go, showering with soap may not be enough to protect you from underarm sweat and odor that can negatively affect your moves throughout the day, causing you to limit your movements and keeping you from performing at your best. After all, you’re only as fresh as the moment you step out of the shower.

TV5’s “Atin Ang Paskong Ito, Kapatid” Station ID Redefines Christmas with Message of Renewed Solidarity

As a way to encourage Filipino communities to come together in celebration of the merriest season of all, TV5 invokes the spirit of camaraderie and solidarity through its newest Christmas Station ID "Atin Ang Paskong Ito, Kapatid" which will be launched officially this coming November 22. Featuring music by Sing Galing’s very own Sing-nior Hitmaker Rey Valera, the “Atin Ang Paskong Ito, Kapatid” Christmas Station ID conveys that this is the year to reclaim the spirit of Christmas that was once lost because of the pandemic. The Kapatid Network spreads the much-needed Christmas cheer, reminding us that this is our time to bring back the joy and the hope we feel during the merriest season of the year.