Ed Sheeran tops Spotify s 2017 list with 6.3 billion streams

NEW YORK  — The Grammys may have dissed Ed Sheeran, but Spotify says he is the most streamed artist of the year......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarDec 6th, 2017

Ed Sheeran tops Spotify’s 2017 music charts

MUSIC STREAMING service Spotify has named 2017 as the year of Ed Sheeran (real name: Edward Christopher Sheeran) as the English crooner dominated its global charts with his most recent album, Divide, garnering 3.1 billion streams worldwide, and his single “Shape of You” becoming the “most streamed Spotify track of all time” with over 1.4 […] The post Ed Sheeran tops Spotify’s 2017 music charts appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

David Guetta coming to Manila for Unity Tour 2017

David Guetta is the first DJ in history to reach a staggering 2 billion streams on Spotify, he has sold more than 44 million singles and 8 million albums......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsOct 18th, 2016

‘Larawan’ tops Spotify

  Five songs from the official soundtrack of the screen musical "Ang Larawan" recently made it to Spotify's Philippines Viral 50 chart. As of Jan. 3, "Hindi Simple ang Buhay" by Robert Arevalo (who plays Don Perico) is at No. 1. Also in the Top 10 are "A Tisket, a Tasket" by Cris Villonco (Susan) and Aicelle Santos (Violet) and "Walang Ilaw" by Joanna Ampil (Candida Marasigan) and Rachel Alejandro (Paula Marasigan), which are at No. 3 and 8, respectively. Further down the list are "Ako'ng Nagkamali" by Ampil at No. 17 and "Ang Piyanista" by Paulo Avelino (Tony Javier) at No. 21. Spotify's Viral 50 chart is based on streaming and user sharing on social media. "Ang ...Keep on reading: ‘Larawan’ tops Spotify.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2018

SBP Yearender (1 of 2 parts) Mies victory tops list of feats

MANILA, Philippines — The SBP enjoyed a banner 2017 with a host of achievements topped by the Philippine-led consortium’s winning bid to host the 2023 FIBA W.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 1st, 2018

Liza Soberano tops 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017

Actress Liza Soberano placed first in the list of 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017 created by TC Candler of the British Indepent Movie Critics. Soberano is the first FilipinaThe post Liza Soberano tops 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017 appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Liza Soberano tops TC Candler’s “100 Most Beautiful Faces” worldwide

Filipino-American actress Liza Soberano is ranked number one in "The Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017." Liza dominated other actresses, singers, models, and dancers from all over the world in the list, which TC Candler has been publishing annually since 1990. French model and actress Thylane Blondeau came in second, followed by Taiwanese singer and dancer ChouTzu-yu, Canadian actress Sarah Gadon and South Korean actress Im Jin-ah. Other Filipinos who made the list were Kathryn Bernardo (60th in the list), Jessy Mendiola (71st), NadineLustre (78th) and Kim Domingo (96th). Soberano starred in the 2017 romantic comedy "My Ex and Whys." ...Keep on reading: Liza Soberano tops TC Candler’s “100 Most Beautiful Faces” worldwide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

Sheeran tops 2017 yearend lists

Lists, even the most inane, are always fun. And thanks to evolving technology, music hit lists have become more interesting......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 20th, 2017

BoI tops 2017 investment pledge target

PROJECTS approved by the Board of Investments (BoI) — which accounts for the biggest amount of such commitments among the government’s seven investment promotion agencies — have exceeded an official P500-billion target for 2017 by nearly a fourth at P616.7 billion weeks before the year ends, the BoI said in a press release on Monday. […] The post BoI tops 2017 investment pledge target appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

Awesome Christmas gift ideas for the Pinoy sports fan in your life

Christmas season is here, and along with the cold weather comes the bevy of various NBA games and sporting events that makes any Pinoy sports fan feel the Holidays even more. What better way to make the sports fan in your life happy this Yuletide season than to give them some awesome athletics gear? In this list, we try and offer some great gift ideas for your special someone who happens to be a sports fan.  From your loved one, to your family, friends, and even your inaanak, we've got you covered. Official NBA Apparel No professional sports league celebrates the holiday season better than the NBA.  From its special uniforms, to its yearly tradition of cheery commercials, and its epic slate of Christmas day games, the Association certainly knows how to tickle each and everyone’s holiday soft spot. For the NBA fan in your life, there are lots of choices in officially licensed apparel. Nothing else comes close than wearing your favorite player or team’s threads. Official jerseys and shirts that have licensed logos and designs? This is a classic gift, a no-brainer. NBA Tops  Stephen Curry Nike Statement name and number tee (P1,395) NBA Shorts Cleveland Cavaliers Nike Swingman Shorts (P2,975)   NBA for Youth Los Angeles Lakers Toddler Logo Tee (P1,295)   NBA Caps Golden State WarriorsTwo-tone Wordmark Strapback (P1,790)   Sneakers Nike KD Trey5 V (P4,795) Fresh set of kicks Imagine going to your family Christmas trip with new sneakers on. That’s just the best feeling for any sports fan, and you can help them by trying out any of these fresh kicks. adidas Harden Vol. “1 Driveway” (P8,500) Inspired by Houston Rockets superstar James Harden and his early basketball days, adidas introduces Harden Vol. 1 Driveway. Taking design cues from Harden’s LA home, the latest edition features a cream upper with contrasting Primeknit threads and suede toe shroud.     The Driveway colorway is now available in select adidas retailers and adidas EQT Cushion ADV(P7,500) An evolution of the original EQT Cushion 91 model, the EQT Cushion ADV shoe design features a fluid Primeknit upper with welded synthetic overlays and structural nubuck quarter panels, accented by webbing tape 3-stripes marks, and reflective accents The EQT Cushion ADV will be available in select adidas stores and starting 7th December 2017.  adidas Ultraboost ATR (P9,995) Got a runner in the family? Help them shatter their excuses with the latest additions to the UltraBOOST family. The adidas Ultraboost ATR is designed to empower runners and encourage them to embrace any condition whether rain, hail, darkness or cold.  It has features that can help withstand even the most unpredictable weather. The new UltraBOOST All Terrain and UltraBOOST X All Terrain are now available in and leading adidas stores and retailers.  Merrell Chameleon 7 Stretch in Boulder (Php 5,995.00) The Merrell Chameleon 7 collection is inspired by the adaptable animal itself, and it recently got an upgrade. This core style and fan favorite features an iconic look, style, durability and function. Check out the Chameleon 7 collection in Merrell stores at Glorietta 3, TriNoma, SM North EDSA Annex, Market! Market!, Robinsons Place Manila, Festival Mall, SM Dasmarinas, Marquee Mall, Harbor Point, SM City Cebu, SM Iloilo, SM City Davao, SM Lanang, Abreeza Mall, Gaisano Mall Davao, LimKetKai Mall, and Centrio Mall, select specialty & department stores nationwide and online at   Ultraboost laceless (P10,000) adidas has broken down barriers by working closely with athletes to test and re-work its renowned PrimeKnit upper to create a compression fit which supports and guarantees peak performance from the wearer without the need for laces.  The UltraBOOST Laceless hit stores on 6th December 2017, and retails in and leading adidas stores and retailers.   Sports Tech Fitness has become a common interest and lifestyle among many Filipinos as different types of workouts become more accessible and convenient.  These advanced peripherals from Samsung would make anyone drool. Whether your loved one is a fitness nut, or a tech geek, they’ll certainly appreciate the features of each gadget that’s packed into such a luxurious piece of technology. Gear Icon X (P8,490) Listening to music to get that extra pump during your workout is made easier with the Gear IconX.  No more running with your phone in hand and tangled cord because while the Gear IconX are wireless Bluetooth earphones, you can also load them up with your favorite workout playlists. It also boasts up to 7 hours of battery life.   Samsung Gear Sport (P14,990) This device can do everything from tracking your exercise and calorie intake down to replying to notifications and playing music. This smartwatch is packed with functionalities yet comfortable to wear.   Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro (P8,990) Featuring a minimalist, no-nonsense aesthetic, the Gear Fit 2 Pro offers flawless functionality and seamless integration with your smartphone. You have the option to custom design exercises and goals, and let the software do all the heavy lifting when it comes to tracking your progress.  You can get your own Samsung Gear device starting November 17, 2017 in Samsung Experience Stores, partner retailers, Lazada, and      A piece of history Adidas Telstar 18 (P6,500) Telstar 18, the official 2018 FIFA World Cup™ game ball is the perfect gift for the dedicated football fan.  It pays homage to the first ever adidas World Cup ball, the 1970 Telstar. It’s a reinvention of the classic with a brand new panel design and the latest in ball technology and it will be used by the world’s best players as they seek to claim the biggest prize in football next summer. The Telstar now available at select adidas retail stores and the adidas online shop at .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Kiddie song tops YouTube videos for 2017

A BABY SHARK video by Pinkfong, a Korean brand creating content for children, took the top spot in YouTube’s list of top trending videos in the Philippines for 2017, with local shows and song and dance performances dominating the rest of the list. The top 10 trending videos in the Philippines are: • Original “Baby […] The post Kiddie song tops YouTube videos for 2017 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

New York tops list of most Instagrammed cities of 2017

New York, with its inimitable urban streetscapes, neon lights, iconic landmarks and beautiful, diverse locals has proven to be the world's most photogenic city, topping Instagram's 2017 list of most Instagrammed city of the year. Instagram has become one of the world's most powerful and influential social media apps, counting 800 million users around the world. The photo-sharing site's annual Year in Review report captures the zeitgeist of the year, from the top Instagram hashtags, most-liked posts and most-followed celebrities. Interestingly, this year's results for the most Instagrammed cities remain largely unchanged from 2016 with the exception of a little shuffling in t...Keep on reading: New York tops list of most Instagrammed cities of 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Taylor Swift sells the most albums of 2017

  NEW YORK --- The sales of Taylor Swift's fresh album has hit a new record as it sold more traditional albums than any other release this 2017.   Billboard reported that the album, "reputation," sold 1.05 million copies in the first four days after its release last November 10.   Before Swift released her album, Ed Sheeran's "Divide" was the year's best-selling album, with 919,000 units sold. Kendrick Lamar's "Damn" has sold 842,000 units.   Since Billboard changed how it views albums sales --- incorporating single track sales (10 song sales = 1 album sale) and streaming (1,500 streams = 1 album sale) --- Sheeran's album has sold 2.3 million ...Keep on reading: Taylor Swift sells the most albums of 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Sy, Zobel families among Asia’s richest

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor THE family of Henry Sy, Sr., the Philippines’ richest man, jumped to ninth place in the Forbes 2017 list of Asia’s Richest Families, the publication’s annual ranking of dynasties in the region that is once again dominated by India. With a net worth of $20.1 billion, the wealth created by […] The post Sy, Zobel families among Asia’s richest appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Michael Jackson tops list of highest-paid dead celebrities

MANILA, Philippines — Michael Jackson is not only the king of pop but also the king of the dead stars as he topped the 2017 Forbes list of highest-earning ce.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses in 2017

Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses in 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Pokus: Free tuition policy & high hopes

The 2017 Free Tuition Fee Policy is being implemented this A.Y. 2017 - 2018 with an allocated fund of P8.3 billion, to be divided among the 114 State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in the country. The said policy prioritizes students enrolled in SUCs who can not pay for their tuition fee based on their socio-economic status. Benguet State University, Kalinga State University, and University of the Philippines Baguio are some of the SUCs in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) that made it to the list......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2017

Shawn Mendes Tops Spotify Philippines’ 25 Under 25 List

Shawn Mendes Tops Spotify Philippines’ 25 Under 25 List.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 10th, 2017

ARMM’s P12-billion budget hike questioned

A P12-billion increase in the proposed 2017 budget for the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has been questioned by Rep. Shernee Tan of Kusug Tausug party-list group. The autonomous region is asking for a P41-billion budget for next year, from P.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 28th, 2016

PAGCOR to rely on offshore gaming to meet P65-B target

THE PHILIPPINE Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) has set a P65-billion gaming revenue target this year, which it expects to generate largely through the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) segment amid a moratorium on “integrated resorts” or casinos. The target is about 13.36% greater than the P57.34 billion revenue raised in 2017. “Now our target, […] The post PAGCOR to rely on offshore gaming to meet P65-B target appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News16 hr. 5 min. ago

High-end art sales boom in 2017, but it’s only a partial rebound

ZURICH — The works of great artists buoyed the art market last year and none did more than Leonardo da Vinci, whose Salvator Mundi sold to great fanfare for $450 million in New York in November. Global art sales grew 12% to an estimated $63.7 billion after two years of falling sales, said a report […] The post High-end art sales boom in 2017, but it’s only a partial rebound appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News16 hr. 5 min. ago