The whole nation will be inspired to sing their hearts out this love month as TV5 introduces its first original reality singing search Kanta Pilipinas which will premiere this February 9 at 9:00pm. Join the 24 Kanta Pilipinas hopefuls as they battle it out for music stardom, a recording contract and the grand prize of 1 million pesos.
With “Kanta Mo, Kwento Mo, Kapatid”, Kanta Pilipinas promises to be an interesting and entertaining singing battle among the 24 hopefuls who are ready to share their talents and stories. Judging the competition are two of the biggest and most credible names in the Philippine music industry – award-winning musician, the “Maestro”, Mr. Ryan Cayabyab and Asia’s Nightingale herself, Ms. Lani Misalucha. They will offer their most clear-cut critique based on the finalists’ performances. It is hosted by the country’s most in-demand solo artist, composer, and producer Rico Blanco who will also give his unwavering support to the contestants in their journey towards the fulfillment of their dreams.
Joining Kanta Pilipinas nationwide search to look for the most talented Pinoy singers were some of the country’s renowned people in the music industry: Vehnee Saturno, Jamie Rivera, Jimmy Antiporda, Erickson Raymundo of Cornerstone, Maristel Fernandez, Bituin Escalante and Arnee Hidalgo who served as audition judges.
Among those who auditioned, the following contestants were selected as finalists – 5az1, Adrian Tabaldo, Allan Gonzales, Allison Gonzales, Chadleen Lacdo-O, Daniel Grospe and JB Landrito, Dea Formilleza, Esther Martinez, Ferns Tosco, Gian Carlo Baldonido, Gregory Llamoso, Haizel Fernando, Isaiah Antonio, Jacob Gayanelo, Janeth Gomez, Jeniffer Maravilla, Nicole and Carlo David, Pia Diamante, Raz Mendoza, Ricky Deloviar, Rochelle Merced, Thara Jordana, Timothy Pavino and Zari Bilon. Who will make it to the top? Find out their stories and listen to the songs of their lives.
Kanta Pilipinas is line-produced by Marvin Agustin with musical direction by Jimmy Antiporda and theme song performed by the internationally-acclaimed Broadway star Ms. Lea Salonga.
Don’t miss “Kanta Pilipinas,” which starts this Saturday (February 9) at 9pm on TV5.