By Vida Lacano
Leave it to Boyz II Men to show its Filipino audience what throwback really means. The American R&B group, that rose to fame in the early 90s, made its way back to Manila on September 17 on what would be its fourth visit to the country for a one-night only concert. Perhaps the boys—now grown-up men, actually—probably wanted a no-frills performance, explaining the absence of a band and other fancy engineering to back their show up.
By Janine Villagracia
Are you ready to give it your all Manila? You better be because the nine-time Grammy Award winner himself, John Legend, is all geared up to bring an intimate, acoustic-filled, and stripped down concert to his Filipino fans this coming September 26.
By Bong Lozada
Manila was the canvass, and Taylor Swift was the painter. And she obliged to paint the town “Red.”
By Tina G. Santos
The head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) clarified on Wednesday that a priest’s call to ban popular boy band One Direction from performing in the country was a personal opinion and not necessarily the stand of the institution.
By Ruben V. Nepales
We got Ricky Gervais to talk, in our recent interview, about Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who succeeded him as Golden Globe hosts. But first, we had to tease him again about being a one-hit pop wonder in the early 1980s in the Philippines. Ricky was half of the pop duo named Seona Dancing, which released two singles, including “More to Lose,” that clicked only in Manila. He also cowrote the songs.