Pilipinas Got Talent Season 3 Grand Winner Maasinhon Trio Beats the Odds

Monday, October 24th, 2011 | Celebrity, ENTERTAINMENT, Television with 1 Comment

Maasinhon Trio became the third Grand Winner of Pilipinas Got Talent after beating 11 other Grand Finalists during the PGT Season 3 showdown last Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Ynares Stadium in Antipolo City. The Visayan trio was declared PGT Season 3 Grand Champion on Sunday, October 23, after garnering the most number of text votes among the 12 Grand Finalists.MAASINHON TRIO

The Visayan trio from Maasin, Southern Leyte composed of Andrew Sanchez who works as a warehouse chief, Bonifacio Salubre a Fire Officer and Licinio Lolo a supply officer, won the P2-million grand prize. Bringas Brothers of Davao del Sur and Khalil Joseph Ramos of Paranaque City both received P100,000 for being this year’s runner-up. The other nine grand finalists each received P50,000.

The Maasinhon Trio sang the Basil Valdez song “Nais Ko” during the Grand Finalists showdown last Saturday.

Breaking the tradition of the previous PGT season’s grand finals, the runners-up were not announced anymore, instead, the judges went straight in announcing the PGT Grand Winner. The PGT judges were Freddie M. Garcia, Kris Aquino and Ai ai de las Alas. PGT Season 3 was hosted by Billy Crawford and Luis Manzano.

Maasinhon Trio definitely beat the odds by winning over early netizens favorites that include El Gamma Penumbra from Tanauan City, Batangas, Synergy of Negros Occidental, and Muriel Lomadilla of Cebu City. The win by Maasinhon Trio, as expected, received mixed reactions from netizens and televiewers as expressed on messages in social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

The rest of the grand finalists are Sandugo Band, Lucky Twins, Loverkada Kids, Twin Divas, Renagine Pepito and Kiriko.

It was a celebrity-filled night for PGT season 3 as different showbiz personalities came to grace the Finale. Among those who performed includes PGT Season 2 Grand Winner Marcelito Pomoy, Jed Madela, Christian Bautista, Vina Morales, Gary Valenciano, Paolo Valenciano, Jhong Hilario and Ryan Bang.

Ruther Urquia is Pilipinas Got Talent Grand Finalist

Monday, May 3rd, 2010 | ENTERTAINMENT, Television with No Comments »

The first batch of Pilipinas Got Talent semi finalists performed live last Saturday night.  The televiewers were then asked to vote for their favorite semi finalist through text. The highest vote-getter automatically qualifies for the grand finals, while the judges will choose another grand finalist between the second and third highest vote-getters.

Jovit Baldivino got an overwhelming 80% of the votes to automatically qualify in the Grand finals.  This is mainly due to his impressive performance in the semi finals.

Ruther Urquia, became the second Grand Finalist of Pilipinas Got Talent, after two of the three judges, Freddie Garcia and Kris Aquino, voted in his favor over Rolando Permangil of Davao.  It was an emotional moment after the selection of the second Grand Finalist. Ruther is a ventriloquist from Las Piñas City.

Here’s the complete results of the text and online voting:

1. Jovit Baldivino. 80.00% – Voters’ Choice
2. Ruther Urquia. 9.77% – Judges’ Choice(Freddie Garcia and Kris Aquino)
3. Rolando Permangil. 5.22%-Voted by Ai Ai de las Alas
4. Snap Boiz of Cebu 2.21%
5. Xavier University Cultural Dance Troupe from Cagayan De Oro 2.20%
6. Jhistine and Filemon Baguio from Cebu 0.06%

Pilipinas Got Talent Grand Finalist | Jovit Baldivino Top 1st Batch

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 | ENTERTAINMENT, Television with No Comments »

Wondering who initially made it to the Pilipinas Got Talent Grand Finals?

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Pilipinas Got Talent Top 36 Semifinalists

Sunday, April 25th, 2010 | Television with 1 Comment

From a total of 220 contestants who passed the elimination phase of Pilipinas Got Talent (PGT), it is now down to 36.  The top 36 semi-finalists were announced by PGT’s three judges:  Freddie M. Garcia, Kris Aquino Yap, and Ai Ai de las Alas.  The Pilipinas Got Talent semifinals will starton May 1, 2010.  The PGT Semifinalist came from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.  As earlier announced, 17 of the 36 semifinalists are from Visayas and Mindanao.

Pinoy Got Talent Semifinalist from Visayas and Mindanao:

  • Sherwin Baguion
  • Florante Castino
  • Harold Jomar Gesulga
  • Luntayad Family
  • Xavier University Cultural Dance Troupe
  • Rolando Permangil
  • Rolando NG III
  • Josephine Aton
  • Snap Boyz
  • Carl Malone Montecido
  • Experience Kids
  • Ezra Band
  • Mae Lozada & Anselmo Estillore
  • Hello World
  • Jzan Vern Tero
  • Goldies & Goodies
  • Jhistine Glyde & Filemon

Pinoy Got Talent Semifinalist from Luzon:

  • Jovit Baldivino
  • BM or Big Mouth
  • Keith Clark Delleva
  • Garrett Devan Bolden
  • Ruther and Titoy
  • Garrett Devan Bolden
  • Velasco Brothers
  • Kapidamu Band
  • Baguio Metamorphosis
  • Powerpuff Corn
  • Geraldine ‘Fame’ Flores
  • Tsadaaan Markki Stroem

Check this site again for more Pilipinas Got Talent Semifinal Updates.

Kris Aquino Hospitalized

Saturday, February 20th, 2010 | Television with 1 Comment

KRIS AQUINO YAPKris Aquino-Yap,  was rushed to the hospital Friday afternoon because of  a headache.  The sickness was reportedly traced back due to a fall the actress-tv host  suffered earlier in the day.

James Yap, Kris’ husband, said Aquino slipped in the bathroom and hit her head on the floor early Friday morning.  Jamesap brought Kris immediately to the Makati Medical Center in Makati City where she underwent a series of tests.

Kris is one of the judges of the new reality talent show of ABS-CBN, Pilipinas Got Talent (PGT) which will start on February 20, 2010.

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