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OPM artists shine in the 3rd Wish Music Awards

by UNTV   |   Posted on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

OPM artists with a remarkable contribution to the music industry in the past years were recognized in the third Wish Music Awards last night at the Araneta Coliseum.

MANILA, Philippines — OPM artists with a remarkable contribution to the music industry in the past years were recognized in the third Wish Music Awards last night at the Araneta Coliseum.

Awarded last night were artists and groups that stood out in their respective genres like R&B, pop, ballad, alternative rock, urban and contemporary folk.

For the second time, Morissette was the big winner of the night.

She bagged the Wishclusive Pop Performance of the Year, Wish Artist of the Year and the Wish Reactors’ Choice.

She also received bronze, silver and the first ever gold awards as part of the Wishclusive Elite Circle.

Her own rendition of the hit song “Chandelier” got more than 20 million views, her rendition of “Against All Odds” has over 30 million views, while her performance of the “Secret Love Song” got more than 52 million views.

“Thank you Wish for being a platform for us artists to perform and share our talents not only here in the Philippines but abroad as well. And there are so many people, the YouTube reactors, and foreigners patronize Wish and OPM. With this, congratulations to everyone,” said Morissette.

Rising star Moira dela Torre also won in the event with her song “Malaya” that has 12 million views. It won as the Wishclusive Viral Video of the Year, Wishclusive Contemporary Folk Performance of the Year and bronze award for the Wishclusive Elite Circle.

“Thank you for making that avenue where everyone can celebrate OPM because OPM is OPM whether indie or mainstream,” said Moira.

KZ Tandingan also entered the Wishclusive Elite Circle with her Wishclusive performances of the OPM hit-song “Tadhana” and her rendition of Two Less Lonely People, which each have 25 million views.

Her song “Labo” also won the Urban Song of the Year.

“Thank you so much, guys. I’m just a vessel in this world and I’m just very thankful that saw my love in music,” said KZ Tandingan.

Meanwhile, rapper Flict-G received the Wishclusive Collaboration of the Year and bronze award for his song “Nakakamiss” featuring Curse-One, Dello and Smugglaz.

“They are all good. Every one of us deserves these trophies. The biggest winner is OPM industry,” said the rapper.

Other OPM artists Jay R, Jona, TJ Monterde at and 5th Gen also bagged awards.

Among the new awardees are the Extrapolation, Ben&Ben, IV of Spades and Tom’s Story.

This year’s music event also included its first-ever Wishclusive Performance of the Year by an International Artist category, which was bagged by Dua Lipa for her performance of “Blow Your Mind.”

“I never thought that that simple whisper of ‘Wish 107.5’ will really go a long way. The fervent wish, in the beginning, grew into more of a commitment and this third installment of Wish Music Award, Filipino music, Filipino artists and the Filipino race are all wanting to conquer the global music scene,” said Kuya Daniel Razon. — Leslie Longboen | UNTV News and Rescue

 

 

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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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Wish Bus in Hollywood, to help introduce OPM talents to international scene

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Thursday, January 18th, 2018

 

Last January 15, 2017 (Monday), Kuya Daniel Razon introduced to the crowd the new Wish Bus which will station at Hollywood, USA

MANILA, Philippines – Wish 107.5 stays true to its commitment to be Filipino talent’s gateway to the world.

Through Wish FM’s innovations, foreigners were wowed by the singing prowess of OPM artists.

Wishclusive videos taken on the Pambansang Wish Bus continue to gain worldwide attention through the Wish Youtube channel.

It now has almost 2 million subscribers and over 800 million views.

And now, aiming to further promote Filipino talent, Wish FM is set to bring the Wishclusive performances abroad through the popular Wish Bus.

“At this point, I would just like to let you know that in these coming months, we are already preparing for another big leap and we have that already. We have traveled our Wish Bus from New York to Los Angeles. Now it’s already in Hollywood and waiting for the inauguration,” said Wish creator, Kuya Daniel Razon.

“After this Hollywood thing, we’re looking forward to having also our Wish Bus in Europe,” he added.

OPM artists were amazed at the concept of a traveling Wish bus.

“If halimbawa, magkaroon ng Wish Bus sa ibang bansa and then magf-fly sila ng mga OPM artists doon tapos iikot sa iba’t ibang bansa, magandang idea iyon. Kasi sobrang unique eh kahit iyong mga foreigner’s pag narinig nila yung… ‘What? Studio in a bus?’ Parang sobrang nacucurious sila tapos hindi pa puchu-puchu iyong quality.  Kung gaano kaganda iyong quality sa regular na studio, kung hindi pa mas maganda parang pwede mo na silang i-compare. So nakakaproud na meron tayong nap-produce na ganun kaya sana matuloy yun,” said popular “soul supreme” singer, KZ Tandingan.

(If for example, there will be a Wish bus in other countries and they will fly OPM artists there and tour different countries. That’s a good idea because it’s so unique. Even foreigners, whenever they hear… ‘What? Studio in a bus?’ they seem so curious and the quality is very good.)

“Ang dami pong Filipino artists abroad that are just so great. Sa states pa lang po sobrang naguumapaw na din lahat ng talents ng Filipinos there and so to have Wish Bus go there so that they could help promote the OFWs or the Filipinos that are residing in different countries. It’s such a great opportunity and a great avenue once again that Wish has created,” said rising singer/song writer, Moira dela Torre.

(There are a lot of Filipino artists abroad that are just so great… So to have Wish Bus go there so that they could help promote the OFWs or the Filipinos that are residing in different countries, it’s such a great opportunity and a great avenue once again that Wish has created.)

“For us to be able to bring Wish to other countries and to reach our kababayans there and more, sobrang laking ano nun (it’s such a big deal). It’s an honor of course to be a part of this family and it’s so big for Wish. I’m only very excited, I’m looking forward for what else is in store for everybody kaya go. Congratulations po Kuya Daniel,” said stage actress and recording star Morissette Amon.

The concept of the first FM booth on wheels and state-of-the-art Wish Bus is praised not only by Filipinos but also by international artists who have performed there. – Leslie Longboen | UNTV News & Rescue

 

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