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LOOK: Chris Tiu displays piano skills

Rain or Shine guard Chris Tiu, who is also known to teach basic basketball drills in a segment on television, takes us off the court, where he displays his prowess in the piano. The former Blue Eagles skipper showcases his musical playing skills, as he served as background music player to Roadfill and Princess Sevillena's rendition of the Ed Sheeran hit 'Perfect'. The veteran again showed his great musical taste, playing a piano cover of  'Never Enough', a song from the soundtrack of the movie 'The Greatest Showman', a musical starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, among others. See for yourself how he fares as a piano player!   Because you guys requested it... Here's our cover of Perfect with Roadfil and super talented Princess Sevillena. A little late for Valentine's but hope you guys like it 😄😄🎤🎵🎶🎼 @roadfillsparks @wishfulprincessliezl A post shared by Chris Tiu (@chris_tiu17) on Feb 16, 2018 at 12:35am PST   Never Enough from The Greatest Showman. Love this movie and the soundtrack ❤️❤️🎶🎶🎼🎼 pic.twitter.com/ovB9ih63M3 — Chris Tiu (@chris_tiu) February 18, 2018 A long-time piano player, Tiu has also played the theme song of Disney classic 'Beauty and the Beast' on the musical instrument.      (1/3) Beauty and the Beast piano cover. Still high from the movie! Brought back childhood memories. Thanks to my brother Christian for patiently helping me record this 😄🎹🎶🎼🎵 A post shared by Chris Tiu (@chris_tiu17) on Mar 26, 2017 at 7:38am PDT     (2/3) Beauty and the Beast piano. 🎶🎶🎶 A post shared by Chris Tiu (@chris_tiu17) on Mar 26, 2017 at 7:44am PDT     (3/3) Beauty and the Beast piano. 🎵🎵🎵 hope you guys like it 😁😁 A post shared by Chris Tiu (@chris_tiu17) on Mar 26, 2017 at 7:47am PDT Maybe when his playing career's all said and done, Tiu can become a successful recording artist of his own.  .....»»

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Morissette’s 1st Big Dome concert an acid test of her drawing power

Over the past few years, Morissette Amon has managed to cultivate a formidable presence online, thanks to her viral song covers---particularly, those recorded live inside the bus-turned-recording booth of the FM radio station Wish 107.5. The young vocalist's version of Little Mix's power ballad "Secret Love Song" alone has amassed over 60 million views on YouTube. Her renditions of Phil Collins' "Against All Odds" and Sia's "Chandelier," meanwhile, have 34 and 21 million views, respectively. On top of that, Morissette is also a favorite among YouTube's community of "reactors," or vloggers who film themselves doing commentary while watching performance videos. But does intern...Keep on reading: Morissette’s 1st Big Dome concert an acid test of her drawing power.....»»

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Love again, naturally

This old song by Jose Feliciano is like carbon dating: it will tell you how old I am, or the generation I belong to......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2018Related News

True Faith’s ‘magical’ collaboration with MGMT

  I am mighty proud of my all-time fave band, True Faith (TF). The American alternative rock band MGMT recently tapped TF for a collaboration. MGMT's 2007 debut album, "Oracular Spectacular," produced the hits, "Kids," "Electric Feel" and "Time to Pretend." According to Royce Roy (a common friend of mine and TF), last November, Fil-Am Mikey Pendon, aka DJ Jester, sent him a message asking if TF would be interested to cover a new song for their coming album. When Royce told TF vocalist Medwin Marfil about it, the latter couldn't believe that MGMT wanted the group since it is an alternative rock band, while TF performs mostly pop songs and ballads. Last month, direc...Keep on reading: True Faith’s ‘magical’ collaboration with MGMT.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2018Related News

Taylor’s leak-proofing strategy

  With the pervasiveness of social media, it's not uncommon these days to see highly anticipated songs by major pop stars get leaked way before their intended release dates. In a behind-the-scenes feature on the music video of "End Game"---a track from Taylor Swift's "Reputation" album---the American singer-songwriter let on one of her measures to prevent such leaks from happening: She doesn't let her backup dancers hear the full version of the song. "I commend them fully because they've been pretending like there's music playing when there's really not," Taylor said, while footage of her dancers moving to a metronome's beat. "They have been dancing to a click track,...Keep on reading: Taylor’s leak-proofing strategy.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2018Related News

Lovi spends V-Day with French BF but no wedding plans yet

LOVI Poe was celebrating her birthday right on the day the grand presscon of her new movie, “The Significant Other”, was held so a cake was brought out and everyone sang the birthday song for her. So what’s her birthday wish? “For myself, wala na siguro,” she says. “I feel….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2018Related News

Taylor Swift shakes off lawsuit over hit song

LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song “Shake It Off” was thrown out on Tuesday by a judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection. Swift’s 2014 song reached No. 1 on the pop charts and marked her evolution from […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2018Related News

WATCH: 1:43 boyband releases trending Valentine hugot song

MANILA, Philippines — The boy band behind the 2013 Star Awards for Music Song of the Year “Sa Isang Sulyap Mo” is back and it has new members that will seren.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2018Related News

Michelle Obama Made a Valentine’s Day Playlist For Barack Obama

The Obamas are making headlines once again after they revealed their official portraits. For Valentine's Day the two had special greetings for one another which they shared on social media. Michelle Obama first posted a photo on Instagram that said, "Forever Mine. Michelle to Barack." She also shared a 44-song playlist with the message, "To celebrate the occasion, I'm dedicating a little Valentine's Day playlist to you!." The songs that made the list included "Endless Love" by Diana Ross, "Halo" by Beyonc, and "All of Me" by John Legend. You can listen to the full playlist here. A post shared by Michelle Obama (@michelleobama) on Feb 14, 2018 at 8:19am PST Barack ...Keep on reading: Michelle Obama Made a Valentine’s Day Playlist For Barack Obama.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2018Related News

Queen Bomber Alvarez seals swan song with MVP award

Shola Alvarez sealed her swan song with Jose Rizal University by bagging the Most Valuable Player award in the 93rd NCAA women’s volleyball competition. In her fifth year with the Lady Bombers, Alvarez led the team to a historic first-ever Final Four appearance. Though JRU short against a well-experienced and grizzled veteran-laden defending champion Arellano University in the semis, Alvarez’s effort brought the once cellar-dwelling squad into an unchartered territory. The Queen Bomber averaged 21.3 points per game during the elimination round and she also led the team in floor defense with her digs and reception. “Isa siya sa nasa top sa stats and very deserving siya roon sa MVP,” said JRU coach Mia Tioseco. “Sobrang proud kami sa kanya dahil dumating siya sa amin after five minutes ayaw na mag-jog kasi hinihingal na, hinihika. Now look where she is right now, as one of the top players sa NCAA. So we’re really proud of her.” Alvarez is set to receive her award on Friday before the women’s Finals between Arellano U and San Beda College at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Jovielyn Prado of the Lady Chiefs was named 1st Best Outside Spiker while Dolly Versoza of JRU pocketed the 2nd Best Outside Spiker award. Wrapping up the women’s awardees were Lourdes Clemente of University of Perpetual Help (1st Best Middle Blocker), Joyce Sta. Rita (2nd Best Middle Blocker), Alyssa Eroa (Best Libero) and Vira Guillema (Best Setter) of San Sebastian College and Regine Arocha (Best Opposite Hitter) of Arellano U. Lady Chiefs freshman Necole Ebuen was named Rookie of the Year. In men’s division, Jobert Almodiel of Perpetual scooped three awards including the Rookie of the Year and MVP recognitions. Almodiel, also the 1st Best Outside Hitter, led the Altas to an elimination round sweep to advance outright into the best-of-three Finals against the Chiefs. Christian Dela Paz of Arellano U took the 2nd Best Outside Spiker award while teammate Kevin Liberato got 1st Best Middle Blocker diadem. Perpetual Help’s Jack Kalingking (Best Libero) and Warren Catipay (Best Setter) and San Beda’s Limuel Patenio (2nd Best Middle Blocker) and Mark Enciso (Best Opposite Hitter) round up the list of awardees. Kirth Rosos of defending juniors champion Perpetual earned the MVP honor while teammate Noel Kampton bagged the 1st Best Open Spiker. Rounding up the awardees were Juvic Colonia (2nd Best Outside Spiker) of Lyceum, Raliuz Cantos (1st Best Middle Blocker) and Arnel Aguilar (Rookie of the Year) of CSB-LSGH, Gideon Guadalupe (2nd Best Middle Blocker) of Arellano U, Letran’s Raxel Catris (Best Libero) and John Paulo Lorenzo (Best Opposite Spiker) and Michael Imperial (Best Setter) of Emilio Aguinaldo College.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles      .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

PNP knocks on hearts of commuters on Valentine s Day

MANILA, Philippines – Two weeks after it relaunched its controversial Oplan TokHang, the Philippine National Police (PNP) sought to woo the public on Valentine's Day with gifts of flowers and song and dance numbers. On Wednesday, February 14, Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3) passengers in Cubao were greeted by ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

10 songs to have sex to tonight, according to Spotify

MANILA, Philippines – With Valentine’s Day coming up, sex is definitely on people’s agendas – and there’s no better way to set the mood than with a sexy song, or several. Spotify Philippines named the top 10 songs Filipino listeners are having sex to. Whether you’re spending the night with a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Eminem and Ed Sheeran tease ‘River’ video

Unhappy Valentine's day! #River Music Video ft. @TeddysPhotos WEDNESDAY A post shared by Marshall Mathers (@eminem) on Feb 12, 2018 at 12:03pm PST Eminem has shared a first look at his upcoming video for "River", which features the rapper and the newly engaged Ed Sheeran talking about love. The rapper posted the video teaser to Instagram with the message "Unhappy Valentine's day!" and revealed that the full video will in fact drop on Valentine's Day, this Wednesday. The love-themed teaser opens amidst a scene of domestic quarrel, seemingly centered around a pregnancy test, which fits with the song's themes of abortion and infidelity. This footage is intersperse...Keep on reading: WATCH: Eminem and Ed Sheeran tease ‘River’ video.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 13th, 2018Related News

North Korea’s first Olympic competitor flops

GANGNEUNG, South Korea: North Korea’s first competitor at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic got a big cheer at short-track speed skating on Saturday but failed to qualify for a shot at the gold medal. Cheerleaders from North Korea let rip in support for Choe Un Song but he was eliminated in the 1,500m heats and the [...] The post North Korea’s first Olympic competitor flops appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2018Related News

WATCH: MGMT steals Truefaith song in confusing new music video

MANILA, Philippines – MGMT released their new single, “Me and Michael,” and the song’s music video shows the band "stealing" a song from OPM group Truefaith. “It’s beautiful! We should steal this song,” MGMT vocalist Andrew VanWyngarden says in the video, while watching Truefaith jam it out. Truefaith released their music ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2018Related News

‘Paddington 2’ review: Pure unadulterated joy

Paul King’s Paddington 2 ends with a spritely song-and-dance number worthy of a spot in London’s prestigious West End. What’s particularly hilarious about the number is that it is performed not just by hardened convicts but by the fact that those supposedly vicious criminals are all strutting ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2018Related News

Want to know what’s in store in the Year of the Earth Dog?

FEB. 16 WILL be a day of lion and dragon dances, fireworks, placing a variety of round fruits on the dining table, singing “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” (the Chinese New Year song), eating tikoy (a glutinous rice cake), and, of course, getting a forecast of what’s in store for 2018 — all part and parcel […] The post Want to know what’s in store in the Year of the Earth Dog? appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2018Related News

Review: Timberlake is a man lost in the woods on new album

Justin Timberlake, "Man of the Woods" (RCA Records) Dare I say it --- but Justin Timberlake, you have failed us. The superstar singer produced epic solo albums with 2002's "Justified," 2006's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" and 2013's "The 20/20 Experience." And though he tripped over his own disco ball on the second part of "20/20," released seven months after the original, he rebounded with "Can't Stop the Feeling!" --- a song that can still put you in a good mood. Unfortunately, though, Timberlake not only missteps on "Man of the Woods," he crashes and burns. He's a singer lost in the woods. While some of the 16 songs are enjoyable, some feel like leftover efforts from "FutureS...Keep on reading: Review: Timberlake is a man lost in the woods on new album.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 3rd, 2018Related News

The moon was not blue (to me)

When I was younger, the only ‘blue moon’ I knew was the song of Frank Sinatra and what he meant by “blue” is the emotion of pining away......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2018Related News

Words & music

  It's been shown in a few theaters before, but "Changing Partners" is being screened in wider release this month, so it deserves viewers' supportive perusal. What makes it particularly viewable is its being one of the few new musical films produced this season, with its four leads, Agot Isidro, Jojit Lorenzo, Sandino Martin, and Anna Luna, expressing their feelings not just with words, but also in soulful song. It's also a gender-bending tale, megged by Dan Villegas, with the leads inhabiting multiple persons and getting involved in multiple cross-gender relationships. After viewing the film, it's expected that viewers will arrive at a new and more informed understandi...Keep on reading: Words & music.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 1st, 2018Related News