This has been a good year for Wish 107.5 as they power through to remain as the number one FM YouTube channel in the country after reaching seven million subscribers on October 28.
It was in March this year when Wish 107.5 reached 5 million subscribers. A few months after, 6 million subscribers was reached and it continued to rise to 7 million.
Wish FM has never stopped to live up to its name as the ‘Gateway to the World’ for local artist as they showcase talents from all around the country through the Wish Bus. This proves that Original Filipino Music (OPM) continues to flourish.
Wish is also known as the ‘Music Station with a Heart’ for their various forms of advocacy, from recognizing talented local artists to providing assistance to their chosen charity.—AAC
OPM continues to thrive as the 32nd Awit Awards gives recognition to Filipino artists as well as the people behind making world-class Filipino music.
The Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) in partnership with Breakthrough & Milestones Productions Inc. (BMPI) will present the longest-running music awards on October 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the New Frontier Theater.
It will feature live performances of Juan Karlos, IV of Spades, Ice Seguerra, This Band, TNT Boys, Autotelic, Unique, Moira, Elmo Magalona and The Hardware Syndrome, Jayda, Janine Teñoso, Inigo Pascual, and Gary Valenciano.
Some of the 32nd Awit Awards Finalists include:
Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist
Isabela Vinzon – Right Now (MCA Music)
Jaya – Hanggang Dito Na Lang (Star Music)
Sarah Geronimo – Isa Pang Araw (Viva Records)
Janine Teñoso – Di Na Muli (Viva Records)
Marion Aunor – Akala (Viva Records)
Kiana Valenciano – Caught U (Warner Music)
Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist
Juan Karlos – Buwan (MCA Music)
Darren Espanto – Poison (MCA Music)
Gary Valenciano – Ililigtas Ka Niya (Star Music)
James Reid – Right There (Viva Records/Careless Music)
Mark Carpio – Ako Na Lang Sana (Warner Music)
Mikee Misalucha & Joe Ramos – For The World (GMA Music)
Erik Santos & Regine Velasquez-Alcasid – Pagbigyang Muli (Star Music)
Sony Music Philippines has signed five Filipino artists in their roster.
“As a collective, the latest lineup offers a refreshing spin to the dominant sounds of our time while maintaining a distinctly defined music brand that is at par with global standards,” according to Sony Music.
This 12-year-old rapper already hit a million views in her Wish Bus performance in 2018. Her first single, “Pull it off” has been hitting the top charts in several radio stations.
Ben&Ben is one of the most streamed Filipino artists of all time, according to Sony Music. Their debut full-length album, Limasawa Street, already received universal acclaim and impressive streaming numbers.
Nathan and Mercury
This soul-infused alternative outfit opened for international music stars such as Honne, Clairo, The Kooks, and Two Door Cinema Club this year at Wanderland Music Festival 2019. They fuse elements of pop and R&B with experimentations on jazz, hip-hop, soul, and funk.
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Their debut single ‘Selos’ peaked at #2 on Spotify Philippines Top 50 Viral Charts. The band has also released their 5-track EP this year under Sony Entertainment. Other songs include ‘Kiliti’, ‘Pasa’, and ‘Bumubulong.
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