Music Video: Katy Perry – E.T. Ft. Kanye West

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Katy Perry has just released the music video for “E.T.”, the remix featuring Kanye West off of her third studio album “Teenage Dream.”

“E.T.” which topped the Billboard Hot 100, is Katy's 5th number one on the chart and the 4th song from Teenage Dream album to do so.


Katy Perry – E.T. Music Video and Lyrics:


You're so hypnotising
could u be the devil, could you be an angel
your touch magnetizing
feels like going floating, leave my body glowing

They say be afraid
you're not like the others, futuristic lovers
different DNA, they dont understand u

You're from a whole other/another world
a different dimention
you open my eyes
and im ready to go, lead me into the light

Kiss me, k-k-kiss me
infect me with your love, and fill me with your poison
take me, t-t-take me
wanna be your victim, ready for abduction
boy, you're an alien, your touch so far away
its supernatural, extraterrestrial

You're so super sonic
wanna feel your powers, stumb me with your lasers
your kiss is cosmic, every move is magic

You're from a whole other/another world
a different dimension
you open my eyes
and im ready to go, lead me into the light

Kiss me, k-k-kiss me
infect me with your love, and fill me with your poison
take me, t-t-take me
wanna be your victim, ready for abduction
boy, you're an alien, your touch so far away
its supernatural, extraterrestrial

There is this transcendental, on another level
boy, you're my lucky star
i wanna walk on your wave length
and be there when you vibrate
for you i risk it all
all

Kiss me, k-k-kiss me
infect me with your love, and fill me with your poison
take me, t-t-take me
wanna be your victim, ready for abduction
boy, you're an alien, your touch so far away
its supernatural, extraterrestrial

Extraterrestrial

Extraterrestrial

Boy, you're an alien, your touch so far away
its supernatural, extraterrestrial


Jollibee and Mang Inasal To Pull-out Ads From Willing Willie?

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The controversy brought about by the March 12 episode of Willing Willie has reached the all-important advertising community.

In that episode, six-year-old Jan-Jan Suan performed a "macho dance" multiple times. He was seen shedding tears while the audience and the show's main host Willie Revillame were caught by the cameras cheering, applauding and laughing.

John Silva, former Senior Consultant to the National Museum, has been writing to several individuals to whip up support for an ad boycott of the TV5 variety and game show hosted by Willie Revillame.

In his letter to Tony Tan Caktiong, dated April 1, Silva expresses his appreciation of Mr. Caktiong whose company, Jollibee, is reportedly withdrawing its Mang Inasal advertisement from Willing Willie in the coming days.

This is the full letter of John Silva to Tony Tan Caktiong:

Dear Mr. Tan Caktiong,

I just read from Pauline Lao of your Corporate Communications Department that Jollibee Mang Inasal will be holding off placements from the Willing Willie program within the week.

I want to thank you for the very quick decision and response that your company made. Other companies are still holding off until the result of an internal Channel 5 investigation. It says to me that on the strength of the video segment alone, your company has acknowledged its deleterious effects on both viewers, consumers, and your own corporate credo.

You were just as efficient in responding to our concern when I raised the placement of a Chowking food stand in Pila Plaza several years back. I knew that you would be as quick and judicious on this Jan-Jan incident.

Your actions, being a major conglomerate, will have serious ripple effects on the other advertisers and on TV stations too. This may actually be the dawn of better TV programming thanks to your decision.

If you have a chance check out the Face Book page called Shame on Willie. There are now hundreds of very grateful people all promising to have a Jollibee tomorrow. Instead of one, I'm having two Inasal thighs myself!

Cheers,

John L. Silva


Meanwhile, Wil Productions, which produces Willing Willie, has confirmed that Mang Inasal has pulled ads from the show, albeit temporarily.

In his text message, Jay Montelibano of Wil Productions said: "Yes we were aware that Mang Inasal would be putting on hold their current sponsorship since its owner Mr. Sia, called boss Vic [del Rosario] yday. They are not pulling out from the show but would just wait until the issue clears before they resume. Thanks for hearing our side."

Meantime, Willie Revillame is holding a press conference today, at 12 noon, at Annabel's on Tomas Morato, Quezon City. Present will be Wil Productions' executives and Jan-Jan and his parents.


TV5 Gets Even Hotter with ‘Summer Super Sine’

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TV5 intensifies the summer heat with its newest and hottest afternoon movie block, Summer Super Sine, which will start airing this Monday, April 4.

Viewers will surely be glued to their TV screens for an hour and a half on weekday afternoons as Summer Super Sine showcases an exciting line-up of blockbuster Hollywood movies dubbed in Filipino.

Fantastic 4, X-Men, The Mummy, and Mortal Kombat are but a few of the wide range of movie hits featured in Summer Super Sine, so don’t miss out on the fun and excitement of a more thrilling summer afternoon TV viewing.

Summer Super Sine airs this April to June, Monday to Friday at 4:00pm-5:30pm, before Aksyon on TV5.


Daring Afternoons on GMA-7 Dramarama sa Hapon

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A month after My Lover, My Wife graced the national television, viewers of GMA’s Dramarama sa Hapon, are raving about the story of deceit, passion and love. Ano kaya ang masasabi ng mga bida nito na si Maxene Magalona and Nadine Samonte?

Kissing scenes, love scenes, at sexy na mga eksena, ang napapanood ng mga Kapuso viewers sa My Lover, My Wife. Kakaiba at first time na gumanap ni Maxene Magalona at Nadine Samonte ng ganito ka-mature na characters sa isang soap.

Kasi before I’ve already done kissing scenes and love scenes. Marami na rin akong nagawa ganito before also in the afternoons television. Pero iba ito kasi may issues involved eh. I’m being abused by my husband, so this is more intense and more passionate. so mas may pinaghuhugutan yung character. So it is not just sexy it is also mature and it is also more developed already,” ang paliwanag ni Maxene.

Both actresses admit that this show is a transition project to more mature roles in the future. Kaya naman hindi nakakapagtaka kung gaano ka-daring at sexy ang mga eksena na napapanood natin sa dalawa.

Mapapanood ang My Lover, My Wife tuwing Dramarama sa Hapon ng GMA after Nita Negrita.

Get the latest update on Maxene and Nadine through their Fanatxt service. Just text MAXENE or NADINE (space) ON and send to 4627 for all networks. For MMS wallpapers, text GOMMS (space) MAXENE or NADINE (space) ON and send to 4627. Telco charges apply. This service is only available in the Philippines.


Sam Concepcion and Enrique Gil Play Rival Siblings in New ABS-CBN Teen Drama “Good Vibes”

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Feel the good vibes every weekend and groove to the beat of the Good Vibes crew, the newest barkada featured in ABS-CBN’s youth-oriented drama “Good Vibes” beginning April 03.

Follow the story of half-brothers Marc Pedroza (Sam Concepcion) and Troy Cabrera (Enrique Gil) who both have to learn how to deal with each other after their worlds suddenly meet due to unfortunate and inevitable circumstances.

Marc has the perfect life. He is the frontrunner for class valedictorian, the president of his school’s dance troupe, and the resident “crush ng bayan.”

But things change when he finds out that his dad Nestor (Dominic Ochoa) has a son out of wedlock who is now orphaned.

Marc will now have to live with his half-brother Troy and he tries his best to adjust to the new situation at home and in school. Their relationship is put to a test when Troy is accused of causing their dance troupe to be disqualified from an interschool competition and Marc does not lift a finger to defend his half-brother.

Will the half-brothers’ differences stand in the way of their dream or will these help them achieve it? Can their grooves blend to create one mindblowing dance act?

Completing the cast of “Good Vibes” are Yayo Aguila, Maribeth Bichara, Kristel Moreno, and Arron Villaflor as well as the newest breed of sought-after young stars today namely Yen Santos, Coleen Garcia, Devon Seron, Linn Oeymo, James Reid, Ivan Dorschner, Kazel Kinouchi, Heidi Riego, and Chikara Nawa.



Arron Villaflor and Devon Seron



Yen Santos and Ivan Dorschner



Chikara Nawa and Coleen Garcia



Heidi Riego and James Reid



Kazel Kinouchi and Linn Oeymo


Don’t miss the premiere of “Good Vibes” this Sunday, April 03, after “ASAP Rocks” on ABS-CBN.


TFC Shines with Historic Launch of New Global Affinity Campaign: “Tayo Ang TFC”

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TFC is The Filipino Community worldwide, bringing light to wherever it may be

ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC), the largest 24/7 in-language television network serving Filipinos all over the world, announced recently its first ever global affinity campaign that will be launched simultaneously in all regions where TFC is carried – a first in its 17-year history.

Tayo Ang TFC (We Are TFC) will kick off on April 3 via a new station identity (SID) on the show ASAP Rocks on ABS-CBN in the Philippines and on TFC in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Japan and Australia. Lending his voice to the new SID’s theme song, Tayo Ang TFC, is world-renowned singer Jed Madela, 2005 Senior Grand Champion Performer of the World at the prestigious World Championship of the Performing Arts (WCOPA) in Burbank, California.

The campaign highlights the common ground that TFC shares with Filipinos who migrated to other countries. It mirrors their life stories and experiences from the homeland to their struggles and achievements in their adopted land. It shows how TFC has become part and parcel of the Filipinos’ lives overseas – bringing joy, pride, a sense of home and family.

According to TFC’s Global Customer Engagement Head John-D J. Lazatin, “As we launch our new station identity, we look at ourselves from the eyes of our customers. To them, we are not just a channel and a provider of various services. Through the years, TFC has been a Kapamilya (family member) that helps lead brighter, happier lives wherever Filipinos choose to build their dreams. TFC is a beacon of light that will always journey with the Filipino as he brings out his own light into the world for himself, his family and his community.”

Tayo Ang TFC emphasizes that no matter where we are, our common Filipino identity and experience connect us all together as one global community. That is what we are celebrating in this campaign,” said ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez. “TFC is The Filipino Community worldwide, people who bring the light of hope, joy and triumph wherever they may be.

TFC has been recognized by the PromaxBDA World Awards for its outstanding SIDs: Silver Award for Isang Dugo, Isang Lahi, Isang Musika (One Blood, One Race, One Music) in 2005 and another Silver Award for Lipad ng Pangarap (Flight of A Dream) in 2006. The PromaxBDA Awards is the only competition organized by the international association of entertainment professionals to recognize excellence in Marketing, Design and Creative Content and serve as the industry standard for excellence.

Following the global launch of the Tayo Ang TFC SID this Sunday, the campaign will go multimedia, with expansive visibility on-air, online, on-print and on ground.


Jed Madela, The Voice of TFC’s Newest Station ID: “Tayo Ang TFC”

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After Martin Nievera, Lea Salonga, Gary Valenciano and Charice Pempengco, the next world-renowned singer who serves as “The Voice” of this year’s station ID of The Filipino Channel (TFC) is no other than Jed Madela.

Jed himself is a Global Filipino who brings honor to his country wherever his passion for singing leads him. He first made waves in 2003 when he won the Best Voice of Asia Male Singer of the Year in Kazakhstan. Not long after, he caught the western music industry’s attention at the World Championship of the Performing Arts (WCOPA) in Burbank, California. Jed got all the major awards, bested over 3,500 acts from 51 countries and became the 2005 Senior Grand Champion Performer of the World.

After winning the highly coveted WCOPA title, Jed found himself in front of eager producers and agents who offered him several recording and acting opportunities in Hollywood, “They wanted to fix my papers and let me stay there permanently,” Jed recalls. But Jed decided to return to the Philippines. “I want to share the victory with my fellow Filipinos,” he says.

As his way of giving back to his home country, Jed breathes life to “Tayo ang TFC”, dedicated to the millions of Global Filipinos he represents. TFC’s 17th anniversary station ID is in celebration not just of the success of TFC but also of the enhanced lives of overseas Filipinos and their families.

According to Mr. John-D J. Lazatin, the Customer Engagement Head of TFC, “As we launch our new station identity, we look at ourselves from the eyes of our customers. To them, we are not just a channel and a provider of various services. Through the years, we have been a Kapamilya that help lead brighter, happier lives wherever they choose to prosper. TFC is a beacon of light that will always journey with the Filipino as he brings out his own light into the world for himself, his family and his community.

For two consecutive years, TFC has been recognized by no less than the PromaxBDA World Awards for its outstanding station IDs: Silver Award for “Isang Dugo, Isang Lahi, Isang Musika” in 2005 and another Silver Award for “Lipad ng Pangarap” in 2006. The PromaxBDA Awards is the only competition organized by the international association of entertainment professionals to recognize excellence in Marketing, Design and Creative Content and serve as the industry standard for excellence. Hopefully, with Jed rendering the theme for TFC’s new station ID, the world would once again recognize Filipino ingenuity.

This Sunday, April 3, watch out for the unveiling of “Tayo ang TFC” in ASAP Rocks on ABS-CBN in the Philippines and TFC in other countries around the world.


Elton John Lends Songs To “Gnomeo & Juliet”

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ is one of the greatest love stories of all time,” says Elton John, who serves as executive producer and provides the music for Touchstone Pictures' new animated comedy “Gnomeo & Juliet.” “And garden gnomes are huge in many countries throughout the world. We thought this would be a really good idea.

John, a singer, songwriter, musician and humanitarian, teamed up with longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin to provide the soundtrack for the film. “In describing the music, all I can say is that I had to reevaluate myself with any pop sensibilities still lurking in my decidedly un-pop brain,” says Taupin. “Cue some old Beatles circa ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ and voila, that sounded like a good starting point. Gnomes are very poppy, wouldn’t you agree? Colorful, energetic and ABBAesque, so it seemed only natural that the songs suit the characters. Guess I just put my pointy hat on and went out into the garden.

Elton John and Bernie Taupin are geniuses,” says director Kelly Asbury. “They have written classics for the ages. And the opportunity to use that in the fabric of the movie was fantastic.”
These gnomes don’t sing, says the director. “We didn’t want it to be a traditional musical. But to use the music as song score really tied it together.”

Adds producer Steve Hamilton Shaw, “The songs are terrific. The music overall is crucial in not only showcasing the comedy, but also in delivering the emotion that lies behind the story. The movie has great emotional depth and strength of character.”

The John-Taupin team created all-new music for the film, including “Hello Hello,” a song created to illustrate the moment when Gnomeo meets and falls for Juliet. “It’s our love-at-first-sight song,” says Asbury.

At the other end of the spectrum is “Love Builds a Garden.” Says Asbury, “‘Love Builds a Garden’ is Featherstone’s backstory song that teaches Gnomeo and Juliet a really big lesson about hate versus love and the power of love.

I think ‘Love Builds a Garden’ is the best song in the movie,” says John. “The flamingo explains to them that even though his garden is overgrown, it once flourished because the two people that lived there loved each other. Once they stopped loving each other, the garden died. But love can bring the garden back to life.




“Gnomeo & Juliet” also features a new take on “Crocodile Rock,” performed by Nelly Furtado, featuring John. His classic recordings will also be featured in the film, including “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting,” “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” and “Your Song.”

It’s very accessible,” says John about the film. “It’s very funny, and because it’s quite colloquial, we can make it even funnier.”

Opening across the Philippines on April 13 in Digital 3D and regular format, “Gnomeo & Juliet” is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International.


Manny Pacquiao and Philippine Azkals To Be Featured on GMA News TV 11 Show, Game!

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Two of the country's pride in the world of sports - Fighter of the Decade Rep. Manny Pacquiao and the amazing Philippine Azkals - take the spotlight this Sunday on GMA News TV's sports-oriented program Game!




Hosted by seasoned sports correspondent Chino Trinidad, together with guest co-host and sports buff Reema Changco, Game! features this Sunday an exclusive one-on-one interview with Pound for Pound King Manny Pacquiao. Listen to Pacman as he answers issues about his Twitter account, his work in the House of Representatives, and his preparations in his upcoming fight with Shane Mosley this summer.

Meanwhile, members of the Philippine Azkals and team manager Dan Palami sit down with Chino and Reema in the studio to discuss their upcoming World Cup campaign and what's next for the Philippine football team.

Also this Sunday, Game! unveils the inspiring rags-to-riches story of iconic running guru Rio de La Cruz, the Philippine Razcals, and a new sport called Bike Polo. Plus, find out who are the country's five most controversial Pinoy athletes!

All these and more in Game! this Sunday, 5 pm, on GMA News TV 11.


Jaco Benin Launches Debut Album "Ako Naman"

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Being a son of a highly-respected musician, acoustic singer Jaco Benin feels the pressure of attaining or eclipsing the achievements of his father, Side A bassist Joey Benin, but he instead takes it as a challenge to make his own name and released his debut album, "Ako Naman," under Polyeast Records.

Jaco's father Joey composed Side A's many hit songs, such as "I Believe in Dreams," "By Your Side" and "Forevermore."

In his album launch on Thursday, March 31 at Agave Restaurant along Tomas Morato, Quezon City, Jaco sampled his acoustic music, shared his feelings on each song, as well as his thoughts on the advantages and disadvantages of having a popular musician father.

The album is composed of six tracks, a combination of acoustic, upbeat tunes and laid back songs, three of which are remakes - "Torete," "Sa Puso Ko," and "Prinsesa." His remake of "Prinsesa" was re-arranged by Joey Benin and originally sung by the band Teeth. "Torete," a Moonstar88 original song, is the carrier track of the album now playing in major radio stations. His remake of "Torete" gives a fresh take on the hit ballad. "This is one of my favorites. I arranged the song and changed the melody a little," Jaco proudly said. "Sa Aking Alaala" arranged by Francis Salazar shows the singer's emotional side.

As the son of Joey Benin, Jaco wants to overcome being in his father's shadow and establish himself in the music industry. "For the advantages, people would be interested about me because of my father, and of course connections. But at the same time, I don't want to be overshadowed by my dad. I want to have my own name and music to share to people," Jaco told the press.

Thus, Jaco released the album, titled "Ako Naman," to show his desire to shine in the music industry on his own. "I wanted to show that from my dad's generation, it's now our turn to showcase our music," Jaco shared.

Having born to musician parents, Jaco inherited the same passion for music. "Kahit noong bata pa ako, mahilig na ko sa music. We practically grew up in a family of musicians, all of us play instruments too," he said. Jaco also shared that it is his personal decision to enter showbiz and is thankful that he gets full support from his father. "It's my personal decision. My dad lets me do on my own. Sometimes lang pag may sablay or may recommendations siya, he would help me," Jaco further said.

Among the local singers, Jaco looks up to Gary Valenciano ever since he was young. "Since before pa, every time Side A will have a show with him, I would always ask my dad if I could meet Tito Gary. It's funny now lang kase kasama ko si Tito Gary sa ASAP," Jaco shared. Jaco performs for ABS-CBNs "ASAP Rocks" in the musical segments "Full Circle" and "Acoustic Republic." Jaco is also part of an all-male, young group called "ASAP A-Pop."

In the future, Jaco would like to collaborate with singers Yeng Constantino and Julia. As Jaco also ventured into acting, being in the cast of ABS-CBN's "Gimik" and now in TV5's "Inday Wanda," it's Jaco's dream to have a movie with pop princess Sarah Geronimo. "Dati ko pa pong gusto si Ms. Sarah Geronimo kase I like her movies, yung simplicity nya and yung aura nya," Jaco shyly shared.


Lloyd Zaragoza To Stage “One Night Only with Lloyd Zaragoza" Concert Tonight at Area05 Morato

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You may think that he is an action star always ready for a brawl. But Lloyd Zaragoza with all of his tattoos on has a soft spot. And that is singing.

Lloyd revealed in several interviews that he is already very excited about his upcoming solo performance slated on April 2. Dubbed as “One Night Only with Lloyd Zaragoza”, the event will be held at Area 05 formerly known as Ratsky Morato at 8 PM.

He expressed his sentiments in an interview:

"Eto kasi talaga ang gusto kong gawin, ang kumanta, dahil ito ang naging trabaho ko nu’ng araw sa Hong Kong for one year. Akala ko nga, hindi na ‘ko makakabalik sa ‘Pinas, kaya doon sa HK, pag walang magawa, nagpapa-tattoo ako.

Buti na nga lang, tinanggap pa rin ako ng Greenwich para maging endorser at ng Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin, eh. Mapapakinabangan ko pa rin pala ang tattoo ko.

This guy that we could easily recognize as the hard core rockstar with John Lloyd Cruz in the Greenwich commercial said that he is already so busy with rehearsals. He added that he does not want people who will watch him to go home disappointed.

“Dahil nagbabalik ako as R&B singer, kaya dapat, bongga ang performance ko. Saka excited ako, dahil makakatulong pa ‘ko sa mga breast cancer patients ng Philippine Foundation for Breast Care, Inc.. Para sa kanila ‘to, saka para sa mga naniniwala pa rin sa akin na kaya kong bumalik sa passion ko, ang singing.

For all those who are interested to watch Lloyd perform for a cause, you can send Ogie Diaz a message via his official Twitter account at @ogiediaz. Ticket price is P500.


ENPRESS 8th Golden Screen Awards Night Happens at Teatrino Greenhills Tonight, April 2

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The awards night of the 8th Golden Screen Awards organized by the Entertainment Press Society will take tonight, April 2. The show which will happen at the Teatrino, Promenade Greenhills, San Juan is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

The awards night will be hosted by Eugene Domingo and Roderick Paulate, who were named the best actress and best actor winners for the comedy/musical category of the 2009 Golden Screen Awards.

All-girl dance group EB Babes will open the evening with a sexy opening number. Singing three of the nominated theme songs are Frencheska Farr ("Bakit Ako Narito" theme from the movie Emir), MJ Ringor ("Napapagod din ang Puso" theme from movie Tarima) at Johnrey Danno ("Malayang Bilanggo" theme from the movie Layang Bilanggo).

The Rainmakers, one of the popular groups of the '70s, will pay tribute to the Movie Icons of Our Time namely Fernando Poe Jr., Nida Blanca, Ramon Revilla, Sr., Susan Roces, Amalia Fuentes, Dolphy, former president Joseph Estrada, Nora Aunor, Vilma Santos, Gloria Romero, Sharon Cuneta, Maricel Soriano and Judy Ann Santos.

These enduring stars will each receive a Plaque of Recognition from the Golden Screen Awards as a testament of their longevity and contribution to the movie and entertainment industry.

Ms. Imelda Papin is slated to perform for the show's finale number.

Award-winning actor Phillip Salvador will be this year's recipient of the Gawad Lino Brocka Lifetime Achievement Award.

Here are the nominees in the acting categories of the 8th Golden Screen Awards:

Best Motion Picture-Drama
Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria (Cinema One Originals and Panumduman Pictures)
Muli (MJM Productions)
RPG Metanoia (Ambientmedia and Star Cinema ABS-CBN Film Productions)
Sa 'Yo Lamang (Star Cinema ABS-CBN Film Productions)
Senior Year (Digitank Studio, Metric Films, Big Top Media)
Sigwa (Begins at 20 Plus)

Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy
Ang Tanging Ina Mo, Last Na 'To (Star Cinema ABS-CBN Film Productions)
Emir (Film Development Council of the Philippines)
Here Comes the Bride (Star Cinema ABS-CBN Film Productions, OctoArts, Quantum Films)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role-Drama
Bea Alonzo (Sa'Yo Lamang)
Dawn Zulueta (Sigwa)
Donna Isadora Gimeno (Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria)
Lorna Tolentino (Sa 'Yo Lamang)
Lovi Poe (Mayohan)
Meryl Soriano (Donor)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role-Drama
Coco Martin (Noy)
Fanny Serrano (Tarima)
John Lloyd Cruz (Miss You Like Crazy)
Sid Lucero (Muli)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role-Musical or Comedy
Ai Ai de las Alas (Ang Tanging Ina, Last Na 'To)
Angelica Panganiban (Here Comes The Bride)
Eugene Domingo (Here Comes The Bride)
Toni Gonzaga (My Amnesia Girl)
Tuesday Vargas (Here Comes The Bride)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role-Musical or Comedy
Jaime Fabregas (Here Comes The Bride)
John Lapus (Here Comes The Bride)
John Lloyd Cruz (My Amnesia Girl)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role-Drama, Musical or Comedy
Cherry Pie Picache (Noy)
Daday Melgar (Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria)
Dulce (Emir)
Eugene Domingo (Ang Tanging Ina, Last Na 'To?)
Gloria Romero (Tarima)
Julia Clarete (Emir)
Zsa Zsa Padilla (Sigwa)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role-Drama, Musical or Comedy
Allen Dizon (Sigwa)
Coco Martin (Sa 'Yo Lamañg)
Dolphy (Rosario)
Kenneth Ocampo (Muli)
Nico Antonio (Magkakapatid)
Sid Lucero (Rosario)
Tirso Cruz III (Sigwa)

Breakthrough Performance by an Actress
Andi Eigenmann (Mamarazzi)
Carla Abellana (SRR12:Funeraria)
Frencheska Farr (Emir)
Maxx Eigenmann (Romeo and Juliet)

Breakthrough Performance by an Actor
Gregg Tecson (Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria)
Martin del Rosario (Dagim)
Rocky Salumbides (Tarima)
Samuel Quintana (Dagim)
Tom Rodriguez (Here Comes The Bride)

Best Director
Adolfo Alix, Jr. (Muli)
Chito Roño (Emir)
Chris Martinez (Here Comes The Bride)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)
Joel Lamangan (Sigwa)
Laurice Guillen (Sa'Yo Lamang)
Luis Suarez (RPG Metanoia)

Best Story
Bonifacio Ilagan, Joel Lamangan (Sigwa)
Chito Rono, Jeffrey Gracio (Emir)
Chris Martinez (Here Comes The Bride)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)
Maria Victoria Beltran (Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria)
Ricardo Lee, Anna Karenina Ramos, Ralph Jacinto Quiblat, Mia Louise Ramos, John Paul Abellera (Sa 'Yo Lamang)

Best Original Screenplay
Bonifacio Ilagan (Sigwa)
Chris Martinez (Here Comes The Bride)
Gerry Gracio (Muli)
Jeffrey Gracio (Emir)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)
Luis Suarez, Tey Clamor, Jade Castro (RPG Metanoia)
Ricardo Lee, Anna Karenina Ramos, Ralph Jacinto Quiblat (Sa 'Yo Lamang)
Remton Siega Zuasola (Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria)

Best Cinematography
Albert Banzon (Muli)
Lee Briones-Meily (Sa 'Yo Lamang)
Monino Duque (Sigwa)
Neil Daza (Emir)
Rodolfo Aves, Jr. (Here Comes The Bride)

Best Editing
Adolfo Alix, Jr. (Muli)
Bebs Gohetia (Sigwa)
Efren Jarlego (Sa 'Yo Lamang)
Ike Veneracion (Here Comes The Bride)
Jerrold Tarog (Emir)

Best Production Design
Adelina Leung (Here Comes The Bride)
Digo Ricio (Emir)
Edgar Martin Littaua (Sa 'Yo Lamang)
Edgar Martin Littaua (Sigwa)
Gerry Santos (Muli)

Best Sound
Albert Michael Idioma, Addis Tabong (Emir)
Albert Michael Idioma (Here Comes The Bride)
Albert Michael Idioma (Sa'Yo Lamang)
Alfredo Ongleo (Sigwa)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)

Best Musical Score
Gerald Salonga, Ria Osorio (RPG Metanoia)
Jerrold Tarog (Senior Year)
Josefino Toledo (Emir)
Lucien Letaba (Sigwa)
Noli Aurillo (Muli)
Sherwin Castillo (Tarima)
Von de Guzman (Here Comes The Bride)

Best Original Song
"Bakit Ako Naririto?" from the movie Emir, music and lyrics by Gary Granada, interpreted by Frenchesca Farr
"Kaya Mo" from the movie RPG Metanoia, words & music by Jonathan Manalo, interpreted by Tutti Caringal, Ney Dimaculangan, and Kean Cipriano
"Lukso ng Dugo" from the movie Sigwa, words by Bonifacio Ilagan, music by Lucien Letaba and interpreted by Dessa Ilagan and Ayen Laurel
"Malayang Bilanggo" from the movie Layang Bilanggo, words, music and interpreted by Johnrey Danno
"Napapagod Din Ang Puso" from the movie Tarima, words and music by Sherwin Castillo and interpreted by MJ Ringor

Best Visual Effects
Digitaldodge (Emir)
Jay Santiago, Melvyn Quimosing, Riot, Inc., Rico Gutierrez (Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote)
Ambientmedia-Thaumatrope Animation, Computer Interface Design and Effects (RPG Metanoia)


Carrie Ann Inaba Gets On-Air Marriage Proposal From BF Jesse Sloan

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After two years of dating, The Dancing With the Stars (DWTS) judge Carrie Ann Inaba got an on-air proposal with beau Jesse Sloan while filling in for co-host Kelly Ripa on "Live! With Regis and Kelly".

Sloan, 39, got down on bended knee and popped the question to Inaba, 43, with a 2 1/2 carat sparkler!

The ring, according to jewelry expert Michael O'Connor, with an estimated price tag of $70,000, features a "D-color" princess cut and a solitaire center diamond - with both Inaba and her fiance's birthstones hidden inside the ring's platinum band.

Watch the proposal here:



Inaba and Sloan plan to have a summer wedding on the beach. "We want everyone to jump in the water with us after our vows!" Inaba said in an interview with Prevention magazine.


New 'Wonder Woman' Costume Leaked

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When "Wonder Woman" announced that Adrianne Palicki had been cast in the title role, buzz on the superhero show quickly shot through the roof. But then fans got a look at the ill-advised costume. Outrage quickly ensued. And hell hath no fury like a comic fan outraged.

The anger stemmed from Wonder Woman's shiny, rubber-like pants and high heels. It looked like a cheap version of a "sexy" Halloween costume. Fans cried out - this is no way for a superhero, especially one of the most beloved of all time, to dress.

The blogosphere immediately went into cynical overdrive. Commenters on EW's article speculated that the show would be canceled in a matter of weeks. SlashFilm wrote that the outfit did little to inspire confidence in the show's prospects.

Apparently the producers of the show were listening. Some photos of the actress on the set have surfaced, and eagle-eyed fans quickly spotted the changes to Wonder Woman's threads. The shiny pants have been replaced by a more natural-looking fabric. Her footwear has gone through a transformation as well. The bright boots, which were once blue, are now red. And, even more important, no more high heels.

But even though some of Wonder Woman's outfit has changed, much of it remains the same. The red bustier is still intact as are her trademark tiara and lasso of truth. Time will tell if these modest changes to Wonder Woman's threads have a positive effect on the show when it premieres on NBC this fall.

Ms. Palicki is probably best known her work on the acclaimed TV series "Friday Night Lights." And though she isn't well known, fans seem to be pretty supportive of her taking up the tiara. That includes Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman in the beloved (and campy) TV show from way back when. Carter even liked the original outfit, saying: "What's not to like! Adrianne [Palicki] looks gorgeous."

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Beware: It's April Fools' Day

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Consider this a public service announcement: Friday is April Fools' Day. Aspiring pranksters are scouring the Web for ideas on how to trick their friends, co-workers, and (perish the thought!) their sweet, innocent children. Over the past 24 hours, online lookups for "April fools day pranks" and "April fools day jokes" have more than doubled.

Most folks are simply seeking out lighthearted pranks. To wit, the interest in "easy April fools day pranks" far outweighs lookups for "elaborate April fools pranks." And what could be easier than sending an April fools day text. Lookups for examples of prankster text messages are up more than 50%. So, you should probably take any mysterious messages you receive tomorrow with a grain of salt.

In terms of proposed targets, co-workers seem to be the most popular marks. Web searches on "how to trick coworkers" and "best April fools day office pranks" are both surging. Mashable offers plenty of ideas, including tricking your co-workers into thinking that their computers have been equipped with speech-recognition technology. (Watch them talk to their monitors like, well, fools.) Just remember that it's not a good idea to: a) make the victim cry, and b) do anything that will get you in trouble with HR.

You should keep your wits around you when watching TV or surfing the Web. Companies like to have a little fun with the gullible public on April 1. Remember back on April 1, 1998 when Burger King announced their newest creation: The Left-Handed Whopper? Or in 1992 when NPR told its listeners that Richard Nixon was planning on running for president? Bottom line: Trust no one.

Also hugely popular - the history of the holiday. Why does everyone lie, trick, and prank one another on the first day of April? Nobody knows with absolute certainty, but the urban legend experts at Snopes.com speculate that the tradition started when Pope Gregory XIII introduced a new calendar that declared January 1 as the first day of the year. Previous to this, the year started on April 1.

It took a long time for the news to travel (no text-messaging back then), and people who still celebrated the new year on April 1 were called "April fools." Tricks, pranks, and jokes were apparently played on them.

Finally, there are significant searches for "April fools day quotes." The best we can find comes from Mark Twain, who remarked: "The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year."


Movie Trailer: 'Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak' Starring Vic Sotto and Bea Alonzo

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Star Cinema and MZET Films has just released the full trailer of Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak starring Vic Sotto and Bea Alonzo.

Also in the cast are Zaijian Jaranilla, Xyriel Manabat, Pokwang, Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola.

Showing on April 23, Black Saturday, the movie is directed by Tony Y. Reyes.


Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak - Trailer:




PHILVOLCS Director Warns of Upcoming Strong Earthquake in The Philippines

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After strong earthquakes hit Japan and New Zealand, PHILVOLCS Director Renato Solidum Jr. said the Philippines is next.

Matapos yanigin ng malakas na lindol ang Japan at New Zealand, bibigyang-linaw ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Director na si Renato Solidum Jr. ang diumanoy nagbabadyang lindol na paparating sa Pilipinas. Sasagutin ang lahat ng katanungan ng Bottomliners at ng taong-bayan kasama ang nag-iisang King of Talk na si Boy Abunda ngayong Sabado sa “The Bottomline.”

May katotohanan ba ang kumakalat na isyung hinog na sa movement ang Marikina fault line? Ano ang mga lugar na sakop nito? Totoo bang hindi lamang sa Marikina at sa karatig-pook nito tumatakbo ang fault line kung hindi maging sa Bulacan hanggang Tagaytay? Ano ang estado ng ating mga real estates sa naturang fault line? May posibilidad bang magkaroon ng tsunami sa ating bansa?

Gaano nga ba tayo kahanda sa lindol? Payak pa ba ang “duck, cover and hold” bilang proteksyon? Ano ang dapat na reaksyon sa bawat intensity levels? Sapat ba ang Disaster Awareness at Preparedness campaign ng ating gobyerno? May kinahantungan ba ang Metro Manila eathquake impact reduction study? At saang lugar ang pinaka-ligtas na puntahan sakaling lumindol ?

Wag palalampasin ang “The Bottomline with Boy Abunda” pagkatapos ng primetime telecast ng Banana Split sa ABS-CBN.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Elimination Results: And the idol hopefuls leaving the idol stage is......

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...Naima Adedapo and Thia Megia.




Yes, it's a double elimination night. And ouch! Pinoy's bet Thia is eliminated. "Daniel" didn't save her!

Joining them in the bottom three was Paul McDonald.


Watch here the American Idol Top 11 elimination night performances:


Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina duet “I Told You So





Naima Adedapo and Jacob Lusk duet “Solid





Thia Megia, Haley Reinhart and Pia Toscano sing “Teenage Dream





Paul McDonald, Casey Abrams, James Durbin and Stefano Langone perform as “Band on the Run




‘Catch Me…I’m In Love’ Rakes P52.95M in 5 Days

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Catch Me…I’m In Love” is a certified box-office hit for surpassing the P50 million mark in less than a week!

For the weekend opening period of March 23-27, 2011, the Star Cinema romantic comedy has raked in P52.95 million, the highest opening for a local movie this year so far.

Although this is not the highest opening record for Sarah Geronimo whose film “You Changed My Life” opened with a whopping P97.89-M in 2009, it’s a different story for Gerald Anderson.

This could be the highest-grossing movie of Gerald for his career because “Catch Me” is expected to surpass the P100 million mark by week 2 or 3. His last film, “‘Til My Heartaches End” opposite Kim Chiu opened in theaters last year with P33-M at the box-office.

Here’s the Philippine box office tally (Top 10) for the opening weekend of March 23 to 27, 2011 according to Box Office Mojo (premiering movies are highlighted in yellow):



HIGHEST-GROSSING FILMS IN THE PHILIPPINES FOR 2011
(As of March 27, 2011)

1. Gulliver’s Travels – P82.33M
2. Bulong – P67.27M
3. I Am Number Four – P63.14M *
4. The Tourist – P62.28M
5. Who’s That Girl? – P56.91M *
6. Catch Me…I’m In Love – P52.95M *
7. Red Riding Hood – P50.08 *
8. The Green Hornet – P48.19M
9. Tangled – P47.59M
10. My Valentine Girls – P44.26M

*Still showing in theaters


‘Who's That Girl?’ Earns P54.28M in 3 Weeks

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The romantic-comedy film “Who's That Girl?” produced by Viva Films and SMDC starring Anne Curtis and Luis Manzano grossed P54.28 million during its three weeks run.

This is according to the figures posted by Box Office Mojo for the period March 16–20, 2011. The comedy film has surpassed the 3rd week gross of ‘My Valentine Girls’ from GMA and Regal Films with a 3rd week earnings of P44.26M. But it fails to surpass the 3rd week earnings of ‘Bulong’ from Star Cinema with striking box office sales of P67.27M.

TOP GROSSING PINOY MOVIES FOR 2011
(As of March 27, 2011)

1. Bulong - P67.27 Million
2. Who's That Girl? - P54.28 Million
3. Catch Me...I'm Inlove - P52.95*
3. My Valentine Girls Hits - P44.26 Million

*Still showing in theaters


Regine Angeles Covers FHM April 2011 Issue

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Regine Angeles heats up the cover of FHM Philippines April 2011 issue.

FHM Philippines Magazine April 2011 issue is now available at all magazine stands, bookstores and selected supermarkets nationwide.


Analisa Hegyesi, Ferdinand Marcos' Australian Daughter Axed From Reality Show 'The Renovators' After Revealing Her Father's Identity

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Late Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos' Australian daughter Analisa Hegyesi is claiming that she was removed from the Australian home makeover reality show The Renovators after she told the producers her father's identity last week.

The 40-year-old interior designer told The Daily Telegraph UK that she made it to the final cut after months of auditioning only to be removed after revealing her father was Marcos. "The thing is that I've had to juggle my business and clients to make time for the show after I was asked to audition and then chosen from hundreds of people around Australia."

She added, "I was chosen on my own merits but then I was dropped due to aspects of my private life which I will not discuss... I was told there was a fear, too, attention would be paid to me and not the show and other contestants."

The Daily Telegraph UK cited an insider at the production company Shine Australia (producer of Junior Masterchef Australia) who said the staff thought it was harsh and unfair to axe Hegyesi for the "the sins of her father." Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Channel 10, which will air The Renovators, said Hegyesi's removal was routine and that they have not finalized the cast.

Hegyesi was born to former Sydney swimwear and Playboy model Evelin Hegyesi, who was involved with Marcos in the 1970s, when the late strongman already had three children with wife Imelda. The model was 19 when she met Marcos.

In 2004, Hegyesi and her mother were accused of having ties to Marcos' secret bank accounts in Switzerland and Liechtenstein that supposedly contained ill-gotten wealth.


Edu Manzano will host Family Feud: The Showdown Edition starting April 4

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The world's longest running game show is back once again on GMA Network! Family Feud: The Showdown Edition returns to Filipino homes with twice the fun and twice the excitement to watch out for every weekday mornings beginning April 4.

This top-rating and well-loved game show makes its big comeback with the perfect game master to bring a brand-new-level of thrill on the widely-popular TV fare - no other than the very versatile and multitalented television host Edu Manzano. The ace actor's extensive command in hosting as well his infectious charm and crowd-pleasing personality will surely amuse both the contestants and viewers at home.

Packed full of bonus prizes and giveaways, major changes were also incorporated in the show including a wider selection of contestants, amusing survey questions and enhanced visual elements to make it more fun-filled and enjoyable to everyone. Making it more relatable to the televiewers, a "pampa-init" segment where Edu will have an opportunity to inject his trademark humor and joke around with the playing teams and studio audiences alike.

Aside from bringing back the "Pass or Play" option, the newest season of Family Feud launches the exciting bonus feature called "SweepHeart" where opposing families aim for a total sweep of all the answers on the board with a chance of winning additional cash rewards. A more personalized gift package will be awarded to the winning team suited to their special needs or advocacies.

The most talked about season of Family Feud is all about points, winning streaks, and top answers. Who will pass, play, steal or strike? Well, the family that plays together, wins together!

Make everyday your Family Day! Catch Family Feud: The Showdown Edition beginning April 4, Mondays to Fridays, 10:30 AM on GMA-7.


‘Face to Face’ Marks 1st Year, Plans To Do More Public Service

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Apart from reiterating that the aim of her show is not to scandalize viewers but to serve as platform for guests to vent their feelings, “Face to Face” host Amy Perez reveals that more work awaits off cam.

The guests undergo counseling right after the show then we follow-up on their progress a few weeks later. It’s not as if we just want them to exchange heated words and try to assault each other publicly for our ratings,” she said during the press conference for the show’s first year anniversary.

Amy, as with the Trio Tagapayo - lawyers Persida Acosta and Ben Persida, priests Sonny Merida and Gerry Tapiador, and psychiatrist Camille Caces-Garcia - pointed out that when guests relieve their experiences, others learn from the mistakes. This, they say, is evidenced in the messages the show’s Facebook account gets daily.

The guests are not given talent fees. Rather, they get an honorarium to cover their food and travel expense for the day.

So, to people who say that the show is scripted… I don’t think anyone would be willing to memorize lines and act combative on air for such a trifle,” said Amy.

Infidelity is the most common problem their guests have and Amy admits getting bothered when people question her credibility as relationship adviser given that her marriage to South Border ex-front man Brix Ferraris, bombed.

People don’t know that every time the topic turns to bigamy, adultery… parang ako, gusto kong lumubog sa lupa because I am in that situation."

For five days starting April 4, “Face to Face” will have special episodes that feature the next talk-of-the-town stories, major confrontations, tear-jerking revelations, infidelity caught on-cam, and a grand wedding spectacle.

The last, Amy said, everyone on the show wanted to do because they feel that is what the show is about, anyway: Happy ending for everyone, as much as possible.

Let’s not forget that after the catfights, the threatening words, the hurt and the tears, many, in fact, patch up their differences. We offer solutions most of the times---and that’s really the beauty of the show,” Amy said.

The anniversary week also highlights “Abot-Kamay, Kapatid,” a gift-giving segment for the benefit of past case subjects. Amy said that in the coming year, they want to further the public service thrust of the show by trying to find sponsors who will give some of the guests the chance to learn how to make a living, thus, truly start their lives all over again.

We are for empowering people,” Amy quipped.

According to the release, data from Nielsen Media Research from March 1 to 23 indicate that “Face to Face” is still the most watched program in Mega Manila on its timeslot (10:30-11:30 a.m.), with 30% audience share versus GMA’s 28% and ABS-CBN’s 25%.

The success of the show has spun-off to a TV series titled “Untold Stories Mula sa Face to Face,” which reenact more of the details behind the most remarkable stories tackled on “Face to Face.”


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Haley Reinhart – Bennie and the Jets

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Haley Reinhart – Bennie and the Jets





Steven Tyler: You sing sexy.

Jennifer Lopez: That was it Haley!

Randy Jackson: Best performance of the night right there.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Jacob Lusk – Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

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Jacob Lusk – Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word





Steven Tyler: The first have blew me away, the second half was equal.

Jennifer Lopez: The arrangement was amazing. You made it your own.

Randy Jackson: I liked the arrangement. The first half was brilliant.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Casey Abrams – Your Song

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Casey Abrams – Your Song





Steven Tyler: The finest moment on the show was putting you through.

Jennifer Lopez: I slept like a baby, saving you.

Randy Jackson: One of the greatest saves we’ve ever had on the show, saving you. That was brilliant.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Thia Megia – Daniel

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Thia Megia – Daniel





Steven Tyler: You sang a great Elton John song well.

Jennifer Lopez: That was beautiful. It was a beautiful moment for you.

Randy Jackson: There were a couple pitch issues. It was very safe.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: James Durbin – Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)

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James Durbin – Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)





Steven Tyler: That was a good thing.

Jennifer Lopez: It was really a full performance.

Randy Jackson: I felt you had a good time.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Lauren Alaina – Candle In The Wind

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Lauren Alaina – Candle In The Wind





Steven Tyler: I loved you since the first moment you laid your eyes on me.

Jennifer Lopez: That was amazing. You are gorgeous.

Randy Jackson: For me, that’s one of the greatest Lauren Alaina performances on this stage. You can do anything.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Stefano Langone – Tiny Dancer

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Stefano Langone – Tiny Dancer





Steven Tyler: It was a real sweet thing to your voice. You just connected with the audience.

Jennifer Lopez: I could really feel you taking our notes. You moved the crowd today.

Randy Jackson: You started connecting to the audience.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Pia Toscano – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me

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Pia Toscano – Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me





Steven Tyler: You’ve done it again. You sang it, you nailed it.

Jennifer Lopez: The notes take us to another worldy place.

Randy Jackson: I’m just trying to get you to switch gears a bit.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Paul McDonald – Rocket Man

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Paul McDonald – Rocket Man





Steven Tyler: Have you been watering that suit?

Jennifer Lopez: I think you’re holding back. We encourage you to push.

Randy Jackson: Quiet comfort from Paul.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Naima Adedapo – I’m Still Standing

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Naima Adedapo – I’m Still Standing





Steven Tyler: Boom shakalaka baby.

Jennifer Lopez: Some songs are not meant to be flipped.

Randy Jackson: It kinda came off kinda corny.


American Idol 10 Top 11 Performances: Scotty McCreery – Country Comfort

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Scotty McCreery – Country Comfort





Steven Tyler: I love everything about your voice.

Jennifer Lopez: You have amazing instincts. Always stay grounded. Never doubt yourself.

Randy Jackson: You have seasoned so fast on this show. That song sounds like it could be on your record.


What’s The Story Behind the Younghusbands’ Surname?

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When they were younger, Azkals star players Phil Younghusband and James Younghusband were often teased about their surname.

"It could have originated from England or New Zealand. I am not sure about the details of our surname's origin though we've heard different stories," Phil says during the sidelines of the one-day VSO Bahaginan Expo.

The football sibling were named "ambassadors of volunteering," having started the Younghusband Football Academy to teach kids about football and develop values through the sport.

"As kids people used to laugh at us or make fun of us. It (our surname) used to make us sad but now it's a good conversation icebreaker," adds Phil.

A quick Web search shows little information about the origin of the surname Younghusband. Data available online include census records and the number of families carrying the name.

According to Onegreatfamily.com, one family with the surname Younghusband was recorded pre-1500s; the surname was carried by 129 families in the 1700s. However, only 61 families were recorded in 1800s and only 28 since 1900s.

Citing compiled records by the US Federal Census, there were at least six families carrying the surname Younghusband in 1920, who resided in the states of Iowa, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois.

A search on Familysearch.org shows a certain James Younghusband was included in the US Social Security Death Index on April 1929.

In the United Kingdom, as with other places, surnames were generally derived either from the father's first name, based on the locality or residence (such as "Cliff" taken from someone who lives near a stiff hill), occupation (such as "Wagner" for wagon maker) and nicknames such as "Armstrong" for someone who has strong arms, according to an article by Kathi Reid.

In local dialect, Younghusband is literally translated to "batang asawa" but the brothers both denied getting married soon.

"We cannot say now (when we will settle down) but it depends also when our mom says okay," says James, who admits he has a girlfriend who is also football player.

He adds that people people often use their surname as a conversation piece. Some have called them, "Young-handsome."

Nonetheless, the brothers are happy about their surname's strong recall.

"It's a name that sticks in your head and we are very proud of it. We will continue to honor that name by having a good reputation, How we conduct ourselves, according to our mom, is very important," says Phil.

Their father's name is Philip James Younghusband, so technically Phil is the "junior." Their grandmother decided to name the other one James also after their dad's name.

The brothers plan to spend their month-long break from football in the country. For the summer, Phil says he plans to listen to more OPM or Filipino songs.

"We are proud of our name and we want to continue to have a good image and that is important as role models to the youth," he says.





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