Young love highlighted in Ben&Ben’s latest single ‘Upuan’

Earlier this month, Filipino group Ben&Ben dropped “Upuan,” the first single off their upcoming sophomore album to be released under Sony Music. The song that painted the imagery of young love was written all the way back in 2019. The acclaimed hitmakers described the new track as “the palpable romantic tension that arises from friendships that are formed by sitting …

What Filipinos love watching on Netflix

K-dramas, young adult Hollywood content, and animé – these are what Filipinos are loving on Netflix. If you’re a subscriber, you get an idea of what’s trending based on the daily Top 10 feature of the platform. Nevertheless, Netflix gave a clearer insight into what and why Filipinos consume certain content on the international streaming service. Minyoung Kim, Netflix’s vice …

Olivia Rodrigo reacts to being Catriona Gray lookalike

American actress and misician Olivia Rodrigo revealed she’s a fan of Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. In a fan account dedicated to Olivia on Instagram, the “Drivers License” singer commended the Filipino-Australian beauty queen. Olivia said in the video, “She has such a beautiful voice, and sometimes I listen to her songs. I think she’s just obviously stunning and such …

Fresh from Oscar win, Fil-Am H.E.R. releases new single with Chris Brown

After her historic win at the 63rd Grammy Awards and 93rd Academy Awards, Filipino-American H.E.R. dropped her new single with multi-platinum Grammy Award winner Chris Brown. H.E.R. wrote “Come Through” with Brown, Cardiak and Tiara Thomas.This R&B track will be a part of her highly anticipated new album, Back Of My Mind—to be released this summer. This is not the …

‘We have the Filipino boys!’ Bretman Rock announces SB19’s historic nomination at Billboard Music Awards

“Pinoy pride” is oozing on the internet after Filipino-American influencer Bretman Rock, who was also nominated at the MTV Awards, announced that Pinoy pop supergroup Sound Break 19 – better known as SB19 – is one of the nominees at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. The quintet is nominated for the “Top Social Artist” category at the prestigious music awards …

Can the “Game of Thrones” phenomenon continue?

Media analysts Parrot Analytics said HBO’s “Game of Thrones” was still the most talked-about show through 2020, a year after it finished. Much of the credit must go to the spectacular way in which the world of Westeros was brought to life by showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff, and above all to the rich story-telling of George R.R. Martin, …

New Louis Vuitton ambassador BTS shares secret to teamwork

French fashion house Louis Vuitton announced that super group BTS is the brand’s new face. Shooting its name to the top of the social media site’s trending list, the brand posted on Twitter, “#BTS for #LouisVuitton. Joining as new House Ambassadors, the world renowned Pop Icons @bts_bighit are recognized for their uplifting messages that impart a positive influence.” The boys …

First look at Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’

Filmmaker Zack Snyder (of “300” and “Justice League” fame), will release “Army of the Dead,” a zombie-heist film, on Netflix on May 21. It takes place after a zombie outbreak left Las Vegas in ruins and walled off from the rest of the world. Dave Bautista plays a displaced Vegas local, a former zombie war hero now flipping burgers on …

Disney signs deal to stream ‘Spider-Man,’ other Sony films

Disney has reached a deal with Sony Pictures to bring new “Spider-Man” movies and other films to Disney‘s streaming services and TV networks in the US after they play on Netflix. Disney also secured rights to offer hundreds of older Sony films much sooner. The company said it will add a significant number of Sony titles to Hulu starting in …