Wish 107.5 wins big in Umalohokjuan Media Awards 2018
admin • May 18, 2018 • 6895
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
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.
the vowels they orbit
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.
Filipino alt-rock band, The Vowels They Orbit’s first single, ‘Selos’ outlines the struggle of jealousy into a combination of alternative pop and jazz tone. With lyrics that hit close to home, ‘Selos’ resonates that ‘hugot vibe’ that makes it very relatable.
The song already peaked at the no. 2 spot on Spotify Philippines’s Viral 50 chart.
The band will launch the music video of their single ‘Selos’ on Wednesday (July 10) at the 70’s Bistro.
Band members, Nikka Melchor (vocals and rhythm guitar), Hannah Dela Cruz (keyboards and vocals), Jeremy Sayas (drums and vocals), Gene Santiago (lead guitars) and Patch Javier (bass guitars) began performing in small gigs and open mic venues. They were eventually signed by Soupstar Entertainment.
The vowels they orbit will also release their 5-track EP this year under Sony Entertainment. Other songs include ‘Kiliti’, ‘Pasa’, and ‘Bumubulong’—AAC
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