UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

Los Angeles, CA – The UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association (UCLA PAA) will hold its 2016 benefit themed, “OURSTORY:  Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future” on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Covel Commons on the campus of UCLA. This event celebrates UCLA PAA’s 25th anniversary, Samahang Pilipino’s 45th Anniversary, and the […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson has clinched the title of highest-earning dead celebrity of 2016, according to a new Forbes ranking — surpassing other late stars such as deceased golfer Arnold Palmer, “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles Schulz, and even Elvis Presley and Prince. Jackson, who passed away in June of 2009, left a significant fortune behind, but the additional sale in […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Bruno Mars to present new song at MTV Europe awards

Bruno Mars to present new song at MTV Europe awards

Bruno Mars will return to the global concert stage when he performs his fun-loving new song at the MTV European Music Awards, the network announced Tuesday. The funk-pop singer, who scored a string of hits before taking a hiatus, will sing his “24K Magic” at the EMAs, which will be broadcast live on November 6 […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

LOS ANGELES, CA — October is Filipino American History Month, and thousands of Filipino Americans from the Los Angeles area are expected to take part in one of the city’s biggest events celebrating their culture and history. The Filipino American History Month Los Angeles (FAHMLA) Coalition will host a diverse array of intergenerational and trans-intercontinental talent at the […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Here are the winners of the Latin American Music Awards

Here are the winners of the Latin American Music Awards

The trophies were handed out at the Latin American Music Awards Thursday night, crowing the best Latin American artists in the industry. In the second edition of the event, Enrique Iglesias emerged the big winner, taking home five awards including artist of the year and favorite male artist. His hit song “Duele el corazón” also […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Elmo Magalona set to release debut album

Elmo Magalona set to release debut album

MANILA, October 5 (Mabuhay) — Actor-singer Elmo Magalona is set to release his debut album under Universal Records. The star of “Born for You” said it was always his dream to record his own album. “Having a solo album has been a dream of mine ever since I started performing five years ago. But I […]

05.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Carson kicks off Filipino-American History Month Celebration October 1

Carson kicks off Filipino-American History Month Celebration October 1

This month-long celebration showcases amazing talents and performing artists in music, creative arts, and other varied forms of entertainment from the Filipino-American community. The festivities will start on Saturday, October 1 at the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center East Parking Lot at 9:00 a.m. located at 801 E. Carson Street in Carson.  This event is open to […]

22.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Dingdong, Jessa still hoping for second child

Dingdong, Jessa still hoping for second child

Celebrity couple Dingdong Avanzado and Jessa Zaragoza want to have another child. “Ako matagal ko ng pina-plano,” Avanzado said. “Matagal na nga kaming nagpa-plan, pero wala eh,” added Zaragoza. The two have one child: young singer Jayda, who is now 13 years old. Meanwhile, the couple also performed a duet of the song “Sa Aking […]

22.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Empire’ series signature fragrances set for wide release

‘Empire’ series signature fragrances set for wide release

Television series “Empire” is set to debut two signature fragrances at Macy’s and other selected retailers for the upcoming holiday season, with the perfumes created in a bid to allows the show’s fans to “engage with the series off-line” (via WWD). The scents – dubbed “Lyon’s Truth” (for women) and “Lyon’s Legacy” (for men) – are […]

20.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film ·
Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu grateful for experience hosting ‘Voice Kids’

Kim Chiu thanked her “The Voice Kids” family for giving her the opportunity to host the popular singing contest for a full season. In an Instagram post, Chiu, who is more known as an actress, said the talent show boosted her interest in hosting as this was just the first time that she was given […]

11.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Pop princess Katy Perry has signed on to boost her partnership with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group Limited into new territory, with the singer set to expand into a range of consumer product categories. Perry, who launched a shoe collection with Global Brands Group Limited just last month, said she is now set to “explore the […]

South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

South by South Lawn, a new event for innovators, hosted at the White House

Earlier this year, President Obama traveled to South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin for a conversation on civic engagement. He participated in a Q&A with Evan Smith, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Tribune, at the Long Center for Performing Arts on March 11, 2016. This excursion has inspired a Washington DC adaptation, called South by South Lawn, […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Music, Science & Technology ·
Singer, actress Selena Gomez taking a break

Singer, actress Selena Gomez taking a break

The 15-time Teen Choice Award winner Selena Gomez is to “take some time off” in order to focus on her health and well-being. The pop singer and actress had in 2015 revealed that she had been diagnosed with lupus, a condition also known to have affected a number of fellow show business icons including Toni […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Jed Madela blasts bashers linking him to Darren Espanto

Jed Madela blasts bashers linking him to Darren Espanto

Singer Jed Madela has lashed out at people linking him to the 15-year-old Darren Espanto, whom he considers as his “little bro.” Madela, 39, said he is only a “very vocal” fan of Espanto. “Kasi ako ever since, you know, I saw this kid perform on TV naging fan na talaga ako ni Darren and […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande will reunite to perform at the latest MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced Wednesday. Minaj, one of the most successful female rappers, will join Grande in the pop star’s single “Side to Side” at the gala Sunday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The pair, along with English […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Jona collaborates with Kyla for ‘MMK’ album

Jona collaborates with Kyla for ‘MMK’ album

After singing the theme song of “We Will Survive,” Jona gets another major project as she collaborates with Kyla for the 25th commemorative album of “Maalaala Mo Kaya.” The special album also features OPM icons Lea Salonga, Martin Nievera, Gary Valenciano, Lani Misalucha, Ogie Alcasid, Zsa Zsa Padilla, and Sharon Cuneta. At a press launch […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria take FASO show to climax

Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria take FASO show to climax

 By Abner Galino To be sexy, bubbly and sophisticated, all at once on stage,requires more than talent. In other words, not an easy feat – except if one is endowed with a face (which is a toss between a teenager and a full-blown woman) and a charisma such that of Anna Maria Perez de Tagle. […]

21.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Lady Gaga teams up with father on Italian cookbook

Lady Gaga teams up with father on Italian cookbook

Pop star Lady Gaga has contributed to an Italian cookbook written by her father Joe Germanotta, which is due out later this year. The tome, inspired by Joanne Trattoria — the restaurant Germanotta and his wife Cynthia own on New York’s Upper West Side — is titled “Joanne Trattoria Cookbook: Classic Recipes And Scenes From An […]

Katy Perry becomes the latest pop star to launch her own shoe collection

Katy Perry becomes the latest pop star to launch her own shoe collection

She has conquered the music industry, and now Katy Perry has her sights set firmly on the fashion world. The pop star is set to launch a new shoe collection in collaboration with Global Brands Group, WWD reports. Titled ‘Katy Perry Footwear’, the line will feature everything from sneakers to stilettoes, with sketches hinting at a collection […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Lifestyle, Music ·
Jed on standing out and his staying power

Jed on standing out and his staying power

While competition is tough in the local music industry, Jed Madela, the first Pinoy grand champ at the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA), is all “Hakuna Matata” because his voice and singing style are uniquely his own. “Suggestion din kasi sa amin, before pa lang, to find something that can make you stand out […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·