Wish 107.5 wins big in Umalohokjuan Media Awards 2018
admin • May 18, 2018 • 7110
Umalohokjuan Media Awards 2018 recognized outstanding media programs, personalities and organizations in the country Wednesday, May 14.
Umalohokjuan is the official award-giving body of the Lyceum of the Philippines University which hailed Wish 107.5 as the “FM Station of the Year”.
Wish FM is known for its various innovations in the music industry such as being the first and only FM booth on wheels. They also incorporate public service in their endeavors such as the Wish Music Awards where winning artists get to share cash prizes with their chosen charities.
FILE PHOTO: Wish FM features live performances inside the Wish Bus as fans and passers-by stop to watch (Rodel Lumiares / Photoville International)
“It’s so amazing how Wish has come in just almost four years and being a part of this really is overwhelming. We’re just really thankful for this recognition,” said DJ Alice.
Wish FM has also received a special citation for its YouTube channel that now garnered 2.6 million subscribers and almost one billion views.
“Being part of Wish is so humbling because it’s a transcendent station and the reason why it’s transcendent is because of a true rockstar in broadcasting, Kuya Daniel Razon. I’m just really proud to be working under his supervision kaya, congrats to Wish and to god be the glory,” said DJ Adam. — Leslie Longboen | UNTV News and Rescue
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)
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