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2nd Wish 107.5 Music Awards all set for Jan. 16

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

All is set for the Wish 107.5 Music Awards this coming Monday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

The event will witness not only the announcement of this year’s winners but also performances of top Original Pilipino Music (OPM) stars.

The artist who will grace the awards night will include Morisette, KZ Tandingan, Zia Quizon, Charice, Sassa Dagdag, Kris Lawrence, Michael Pangilinan, Jason Dy and Marcelino Pomoy.

A total of 75 music acts are vying under 13 categories, special recognition will also be handed out including the ‘Wish Reactors Choice Award’ and ‘Wishclusive Viral Video of the Year’.

Awards will also be given to members of the Wishclusive Elite Circle.

This group will be composed of artists with Wish 107.5 YouTube videos that have at least 10 million views.

Online voting will comprise 50% of a nominee’s total score, while the other 50% will come from the votes of a select panel of judges.

Some of the nominees are grateful for being able to perform on the one and only Wish 107.5 Bus.

“It was only a dream for me. I wish that before 2016 ends I’ll get to perform and God granted my wish. So, before the year ends I was able to guest in the show,” said Wish Awards nominee Garie Concepcion.

“I’ve been a part of it. A few of my videos, I think, reached 1 million views at least. For someone like me who’s not so popular, it’s a big achievement for me,” said Sam Mangubat, another Wish Awards nominee.

Also one of the much-awaited part of the event is the granting of 1 million pesos to the chosen charitable institutions of the winners.

The wish-granting is one of the main highlights of the Wish Music Awards.

Those who will receive major awards will be given 100,000 pesos for their chosen charitable institution. This is apart from the cash prizes worth P25,000 each that winning artists will receive.

“I’m surprised that there’s something like that happening. You barely see that and it’s barely anything. I’m happy to be a part of a company that does that like even the show, the people are giving away tickets and all that. It’s not about the show but what is happening in the show and at the end of the day what is happening is we’re celebrating the singers and we’re celebrating that not by gaining anything but giving it away,” said Wish FM disc jockey, Robin Nievera.

Wish 107.5 is one of the fastest growing YouTube channels not only in the Philippines but in the world. — Mon Jocson | UNTV News Rescue

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Wish 107.5 continues to grant P2-M worth of wishes

by UNTV   |   Posted on Monday, February 5th, 2018


The Wishing Wall in Wish 107.5’s 2Mx2 thanksgiving bash held at the Centris Open Grounds

MANILA, Philippines — Wish 107.5’s 2Mx2 thanksgiving bash at the Centris Open Grounds last Friday is a wish come true for Wishers.

Aside from the enjoyment from the free musical entertainment offered by OPM artists and bands, the station also brings inspiration in the start of the granting of P2 million pesos worth of wishes for being thankful for their two million YouTube subscribers.

Just like Sharmaine Villamater from Mandaluyong whose 84-year-old father-in-law was given a wheelchair after not being able to walk for five years.

“Para sa father-in-law ko, malaking tulong na iyon sa kaniya. Kasi iyong makakalabas pa lang siya ng bahay na makita mong nag-e-enjoy, masaya na siya doon. Doon pa lang parang 100% na nakakatuwa makita mo siyang happy,” said Villamater.

(For my father-in-law, it is already a big help for him. The fact that he can leave the house, you can already see he is enjoying. Seeing him happy is a hundred percent joyful scene to witness.)

The catering package wished by Mary Joy Galias for street children and Jericho Jerom Altares for the patients he is caring for in the National Center for Mental Health will make a lot of people happy.

“Maraming batang nakakaawa na hindi kumakain,” said Galias.

(Many pitiful children are starving.)

“Malaking tulong iyong binigay ng Wish kasi last December hindi namin siya nagawa dahil family problem, sa pinansyal din. Kaya parang mabigat iyong kalooban ko kasi wala, walang nagawa. Ngayon, okay na ako kasi wish-granted talaga,” she added.

(What Wish has given is a huge help. Last December, we were not able to do it because of family problems, financial as well. So, I feel kind of heavy because nothing had been done. Now, I’m okay because it’s wish granted.)

“Kapag may mga relative pa iyong pasyente, may dalang spaghetti, may dalang masarap na pagkain, pero iyong ibang mga wala nang relatives, talagang ulila na, minsan naiinggit sila,” said Altares.

(If the patient still has a relative, [they bring] spaghetti. They bring delicious food, but those without relatives, those who are alone sometimes, they are envious.)

“Gulat na gulat ako and then tuwang-tuwa. And then thankful kay God kasi because na-grant iyong wish ko so sobrang saya, makakatulong kami. Makakatulong ako personally,” he said.

(I was surprised then happy and then thankful to God. My wish was granted, we are very happy because we helped. I can personally help.)

Because of this, wishers are very thankful to the FM station with a heart.

“Patuloy pong mag-inspire ng ibang tao through ganitong wish po kasi nakakapagbago po siya ng pagtingin sa isang istasyon na may tinutulungan po,” said a wisher.

(Continue to inspire other people through wish, it changes the perspective of a station that is helping someone.)

Last Friday, 22 wishes were granted by the station. The wish-granting will continue for two months.

Meanwhile, OPM artists send their greetings for the two million YouTube subscriber-milestone of the station

“Wish, congratulations to you. You guys deserve everything — all the success that you guys have been getting. You totally deserve it,” said RNB royalty Kris Lawrence.

“I’m just so happy that Wish FM has already two million subscribers and I’m really, really proud!” said Child wonder Xia Vigor.

“Thank you and congratulations so much. More power to you, guys,” said Spongecola guitarist Erwin Armovit.

“And I can’t wait for the three million point. Maybe sometime in a few months,” said the band’s drummer Tmac Cruz.

“Few months because of the parabolic increase in subscribers. Good job!” said Yael Yuzon.

It was on January 23 when the No.1 FM YouTube channel in the country, Wish 107.5, hit its two-million YouTube subscription milestone.

It also currently has more than 850 million views just under three and a half years since the channel was launched.


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Wish 107.5 YouTube channel gets 2 million subscribers

by UNTV   |   Posted on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Wish 107.5 remains the no. 1 FM YouTube channel in the country after hitting 2 million subscribers on January 23.

MANILA, Philippines — Wish 107.5 remains the no. 1 FM YouTube channel in the country after hitting 2 million subscribers on January 23.

Wish YouTube channel is one of the favorite go-to sites for music lovers because of its quality Wishclusive videos.

At present, it also has over 800 million views.

“We’re very happy that we already reached another milestone for Wish hitting the 2 million mark in our YouTube channel. Of course, we’d like to thank all our subscribers for their continuous support and love for Wish 107.5,” said BMPI Vice President for Radio Bong Etorma.

It was in March last year when Wish received the Gold Play Button Award from YouTube after hitting one million subscribers.

In this new achievement, the station is preparing a special treat for their loyal subscribers.

“We’re going to celebrate this on February 3. We’re going to grant 2 million-peso worth of wishes our subscribers and late afternoon we’ll have the mini-concert of our invited guest artists who will perform,” he said.

In two months starting February, the FM station will fulfill wishes of wishers from different parts of the country.

Wishers can expect to continue receiving quality service from Wish 107.5.

“We will continue to give them quality and very good Wishclusives and we will try our best to invite all the artists being wished for by our subscribers,” said the vice president.

“And Wish will continue with our commitment to give them the coolest musical experience and grant the wishes of our subscribers,” said Etorma. — Leslie Longboen | UNTV News and Rescue


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Morissette, thankful to Wish 107.5 for upcoming first solo concert

by UNTV   |   Posted on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

This is going to be Asia’s Phoenix Morissette’s first major solo concert.

MANILA, Philippines — “Morissette is made”.

This is going to be Asia’s Phoenix Morissette’s first major solo concert.

Morissette considers this as a new blessing after her big win in the third Wish Music Awards.

Morissette’s cover of “Rise Up” was named as the “Pop Performance of the Year” and “Wish Reactor’s Choice”.

The young diva also got three trophies as part of the Wishclusive Elite Circle for her performances of “Chandelier” with over 10 million views, “Against All Odds” with over 25 million views and “Secret Love Song” with over 50 million views.

Morissette was also chosen by OPM heavyweights as “Wish Artist of the Year”.

“Sobra-sobrang blessed po ako and very grateful po na makapag-concert sa Araneta. Syempre, first-time ko po iyon, solo concert and I’m very, very flattered na it’s produced by Wish. Ang laki ng tiwala nila sa akin,” said the young diva.

Morissette is also excited to share with her fans her talent in this new milestone.

“There are songs na iyong mga kinanta ko sa Wish Bus na kakantahin ko ngayon live and in a big stage. But there are also mga surprises and of course, iyong mga guests na sobrang sobrang excited ako pero di ko pa pwedeng ma-reveal pero it’s really something to look forward to,” said Morissette.

Produced by Wish 107.5, Morissette’s concert will be held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Feb. 20.




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