Season 12 - updates

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Fil-am singer Angelica Hale finishes second in 'America's Got Talent'

Sep 21, 2017 - 10:31 AM

The top prize goes to ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer

ANGELICA HALE. The singing sensation finishes the competition in second place. Screengrab from YouTube.com/AmericasGotTalent

WATCH: Fil-Am singers make it through 'The Voice' blind auditions

Mar 09, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Listen to the blind auditions of Anatalia Villaranda and Gaby Borromeo who are on Team Alicia and Team Adam on The Voice season 12

FILIPINAS ON 'THE VOICE.' Filipino-American singers Gaby Borromeo and Anatalia Villaranda make it through 'The Voice' blind auditions. Screengrabs from YouTube/The Voice

WATCH: 4th Impact performs at 'X Factor UK' season finale

Dec 14, 2015 - 9:24 PM

4th Impact performs with the other finalists from the season at the big finale Louisa Johnson is announced the winner of The X Factor UK season 12

4TH IMPACT. The girls perform on more time on the 'X Factor' stage, opening the season 12 finalists' performance. Screengrab from YouTube/The X Factor UK

De Leon lifts Ateneo past UST, moves a win away from V-League finals

Sep 12, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Middle blocker Bea de Leon exploded for a game high 16 points built on a balanced offensive defensive performance of 8 attacks and 8 blocks

BALANCED. Bea de Leon had a balanced performance of 8 attacks and 8 blocks to lead Ateneo in a semifinals game 1 win against UST. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

NU, FEU cruise past foes in V-League quarters

Aug 23, 2015 - 9:14 PM

Both the Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Tamaraws move closer to a semifinals slot in the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

Jaja Santiago put up 11 points in NU's sweep of CSB. File Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

University of Batangas, PUP reap confidence, exposure from V-League

Aug 03, 2015 - 12:48 PM

Winless squads University of Batangas and Polytechnic University of the Philippines are set for an interesting clash in the Shakey’s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

WIN ONE SET. Polytechnic University of the Philippines' goal in its final match of the Shakey's V-League 12 Collegiate Conference is to win one set against fellow winless squad University of Batangas. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

UST's Tunay suffers fractured nose

Aug 02, 2015 - 10:39 PM

Carmela Tunay will be confined with an operation to be scheduled though there is no word yet on her return as of posting time

Carmela Tunay being iced on the bench after a collision with teammate Pam Lastimosa left her bleeding. She was reportedly brought to the hospital as a precautionary measure. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Santiago, Singh team up as NU keeps PUP winless

Aug 02, 2015 - 7:48 PM

Santiago finishes with 12 points and Singh has 11 as the Lady Bulldogs rise to 3 1 in Group A

NU's Jorelle Singh attacks PUP's net defense. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST extends win streak after nipping upset-seeking TIP

Aug 02, 2015 - 6:43 PM

The Tigresses hike its record to 3 1 in Group B and secure a slot in the playoffs of the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

EJ Laure rises again for the UST Tigresses who extends their V-League win streak to 3 and secures a playoff spot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gonzaga, Basas power undefeated Lady Tamaraws past Lady Maroons

Aug 02, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The 4 0 quarterfinals bound FEU is one win away from a sweep of the eliminations in Group A of the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference

Bernadeth Pons provides the spark to support Jovelyn Gonzaga and Toni Rose Basas as FEU notches quick win over UP to secure quarterfinals seat. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Benilde sweeps San Sebastian behind Panaga, Navarro in V-League opener

Jul 11, 2015 - 8:40 PM

Panaga s attacks blaze through the Lady Stags defense as she registers 10 kills and likewise showcases her defensive prowess with 7 blocks

Jeanette Panaga exploded for 18 points as the Lady Blazers notched its first win of the SVL Collegiate Conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU cruises to straight set 1st win over UB

Jul 11, 2015 - 6:27 PM

The Lady Tamaraws open the Shakey s V League 12 Collegiate Conference strong warding off the University of Batangas in 3 sets

FIRST WIN. Honey Tubino (left) and the rest of the Lady Tamaraws picked up its first win in straight sets over University of Batangas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sans Valdez, Lady Eagles open V-League conference with win over Tigresses

Jul 11, 2015 - 4:24 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles win in 4 sets sans star spiker Alyssa Valdez for their first victory in the Shakey s V League Season 12 Collegiate Conference

STEP UP. Jhoanna Maraguinot steps up in the absence of Alyssa Valdez to lead the Lady Eagles to their first win in the Shakey's V-League 12 Collegiate Conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj leave ‘Idol’

May 31, 2013 - 2:31 PM

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will not return for another season of the talent show

GOODBYE IDOL. 'American Idol' judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will not return for another season. Photos from American Idol Facebook page

Candice Glover wins AI season 12

May 17, 2013 - 10:49 AM

Candice Glover beats country singer Kree Harrison and becomes AI s first female winner after 5 seasons

THE IDOL. Candice Glover snatches victory and becomes the first female Idol after 5 seasons. Photo from American Idol Facebook page

'Idol' judges to be replaced next season

May 11, 2013 - 6:30 PM

None of the current American Idol season 12 judges will be back for the next season

ALL JUDGES ELIMINATED. 'American Idol' is going on a complete overhaul to save its dwindling ratings. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

AI season 12: Angie Miller eliminated

May 10, 2013 - 7:28 PM

Angie Miller fails to make it to the top two of American Idol season 12

GOODBYE, ANGIE. Miller falls short of the AI season 12 title. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

Randy Jackson to leave 'American Idol'

May 10, 2013 - 6:37 PM

AI original judge Randy Jackson will leave the show after 12 years in the judging panel

GOODBYE, RANDY. After 12 seasons, 'American Idol' judge Randy Jackson has decided to say goodbye. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

AI season 12: Top 3 performances

May 09, 2013 - 8:24 PM

American Idol s top 3 sing 3 songs each in one night

TOP 3. Who will make it to the finals? Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

AI season 12: Amber Holcomb eliminated

May 03, 2013 - 5:18 PM

The final 3 are revealed

NEXT TO GO. Amber Holcomb leaves American Idol in the 'most emotional' results show of the season. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

'American Idol' to replace Mariah with J.Lo?

Apr 26, 2013 - 7:20 PM

Is American Idol letting go of judge Mariah Carey?

IS MARIAH GETTING THE PINK SLIP? Rumors are circulating about Mariah Carey being ousted from 'American Idol'. Photo from the Mariah Carey Facebook page

AI season 12: No one is eliminated

Apr 26, 2013 - 2:59 PM

All top 4 American Idol contestants are safe — this week at least

ALL SAFE. The top 4 American Idol contestants will return next week. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

AI season 12: Janelle Arthur eliminated

Apr 19, 2013 - 3:38 PM

The judges did not save Janelle Arthur from elimination after her top 5 performance

NO SAVE. Janelle Arthur was eliminated in the April 18 (April 19 MNL) episode of American Idol. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

AI season 12: Lazaro Arbos eliminated

Apr 12, 2013 - 1:44 PM

Lazaro Arbos is out of American Idol leaving an all girl top 5

GOODBYE, LAZARO. Lazaro's elimination confirms that it will be an all-girl top 5 slate. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

AI season 12: Devin Velez eliminated

Mar 29, 2013 - 1:17 PM

Devin Velez goes home after judges decide not to save him

GOODBYE DEVIN. After Devin's elimination, only 7 remain. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

AI season 12: 'The music of Motor City'

Mar 28, 2013 - 7:52 PM

American Idol s Top 8 perform Motown songs individually and by group

MOTOWN SHOWDOWN. American Idol's Top 8 performed songs from Motor City. Photo from the 'American Idol' Facebook page

AI season 12: 'Music of the Beatles'

Mar 21, 2013 - 6:28 PM

The 9 AI finalists serenaded viewers with Beatles songs Who will be eliminated?

TOP 9. American Idol season 12's March 20 (March 21 MNL) episode is all about the Beatles. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

American Idol boys vie for Top 10 spots

Mar 07, 2013 - 3:48 PM

The boys may not be as strong as the girls but certain performances merit spots in the Top 10

AMERICA'S VOTE. Who among these 10 boys will make it American Idol's Top 10? Photo from American Idol Facebook page

Fil-Am Adriana Latonio's 'weak' AI performance

Mar 06, 2013 - 10:49 PM

Adriana Latonio gives a lukewarm performance on the first night when America gets to vote on American Idol

'LESS THAN STELLAR.' Although Adriana Latonio's performance had its high points, the judges were not impressed. Image from the American Idol Facebook page

Fil-Am Jett Hermano out of American Idol

Feb 28, 2013 - 11:13 AM

American Idol s 3rd sudden death round did not bode well for Fil Am Jett Hermano

A NEW DREAM. Now that Fil-Am Jett Hermano's A.I. dreams are over, will she find a new dream? Photo from Billsal Miller's Facebook page

American Idol sudden death: boys take stage

Feb 22, 2013 - 7:06 PM

The second day of sudden death sees the boys competing for spots in the top 20

WHO STAYS? WHO GOES? It's up to the AI judges. Image from the American Idol Facebook page

Fil-Am Adriana Latonio makes it to AI top 20

Feb 21, 2013 - 8:29 PM

17 year old Adriana Latonio is the first Filipino American to get in American Idol s top 20 Will there be more?

A-PLUS PERFORMANCE. American Idol judges rained Fil-Am Adriana Latonio with praise. Screen shot from www.usatoday.com

Will Fil-Ams make American Idol cut?

Feb 21, 2013 - 2:14 PM

Pinoys around the world are glued to their TV screens to find out what happens this week and next

THE AMERICAN IDOL DREAM. Will Fil-Am Adriano Latonio achieve it this year? Let's watch, support, and see. All photos by Michael Becker courtesy of ETC

'American Idol' producer Nigel Lythgoe reveals new show format

Jan 17, 2013 - 2:54 PM

American Idol s 12th season brings good or bad? changes to the show s format as revealed by its executive producer

NEW SHOW, NEW JUDGES. Aside from introducing three new judges, the show reveals a new format, too. Photo from the American Idol Facebook page

American Idol: New judges, new drama, fresh talent

Jan 16, 2013 - 10:56 AM

American Idol Season 12 judges Mariah Carey Nicki Minaj Keith Urban and Randy Jackson share why they re in the show and their A I experiences so far

IDOL-MAKERS. (From left) Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, host Ryan Seacrest, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban. All photos from the 'American Idol' Facebook page