Celebrity Duets: Philippine Edition

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Celebrity Duets (Philippine Edition)
Created by Simon Cowell
Developed by FremantleMedia
Presented by Ogie Alcasid
Regine Velasquez
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, English
No. of seasons 3
Production
Executive producer(s) Wilma Galvante
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel GMA Network
Picture format NTSC 1080i HD
Original run August 11, 2007 – November 14, 2009
External links
Website

The Philippine edition of Celebrity Duets is an interactive reality-based singing competition airing on GMA Network jointly hosted by Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez. The show is produced by Fremantle Media and Simon Cowell through Syco Television which also produced the original version in the United States.

The series premiered on August 11, 2007 and ended November 14, 2009.

Overview[edit]

Celebrity Duets is a progressive game-show type, which will be played by famous personalities of different backgrounds and different fields in our industry who knows how to sing,who will be singing with different professional singers in a weekly elimination competition and try to influence the votes of the viewers.

The winner will get to choose a charity of his/her choice and donate in whole or in part of one million pesos.

The second season was syndicated worldwide though GMA Pinoy TV

Rules[edit]

  • Each texter will be allowed up to 10 texts votes per cellphone number only.
  • Voting will only be at 6:45pm to 12 MN every Saturday.

Season Synopses[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Hosts[edit]

Judges[edit]

Contestants[edit]

Contestant Profession Status in Contest Date
TESSA PRIETO-VALDEZ
Fashion Icon, Columnist, & Socialite
WINNER
Oct. 20, 2007
JESSICA RODRIGUEZ
Actress, Talent Manager & Entrepreneur
7th Eliminated
Oct. 20, 2007
HAYDEN KHO JR.
Ramp Model & Cosmetic Surgeon (Belo Medical Group)
6th Eliminated
Oct. 20, 2007
DR. MANNY CALAYAN
Cosmetic Surgeon (Calayan Surgicenter)
5th Eliminated
Oct. 13, 2007
WYNGARD TRACY
Talent Manager
4th Eliminated
Oct. 06, 2007
TIM YAP
TV Host & Events Manager
3rd Eliminated
Sept. 22, 2007
FREDERICK PERALTA
Fashion Designer
2nd Eliminated
Sept. 01, 2007
ANNA THERESA LICAROS
Bb. Pilipinas Universe 2007, Miss Universe Photogenic 2007
& UP Law Student
1st Eliminated
Aug. 18, 2007

NOTES

  • On October 20, 2007 finals night, three contestants competed for the title of Celebrity Duets Champion.
  • On May 2009, Careless Whisper... Hayden Kho & Katrina Halili's infamous videos spread on the internet (Hayden Kho scandal)

Duet Partners[edit]

CONTESTANT CELEBRITY
Tessa Prieto-Valdez Kyla, Jolina Magdangal, Billy Crawford, Kitchie Nadal, Manilyn Reynes, Rufa Mae Quinto, Arnell Ignacio, Michael V., Joey G. of Side A, Mike Hanopol, Aia of Imago
Jessica Rodriguez Jay-R, Radha, Joey G. of Side A, Vernie Varga, Janet Basco, Raymond Lauchengco, Martin Nievera, Cacai Velasquez-Mitra, Sheree, Bo Cerudo, Jaya
Hayden Kho Jr. Agot Isidro, Nyoy Volante, Luke Mejares, Jamie Rivera, Jennylyn Mercado, Jon Joven, Robert Seña, Katrina Halili, Dingdong Dantes, Ayen Laurel, Jay Durias of South Border
Dr. Manny Calayan Brenan Espartinez, Karel Marquez, Rachel Alejandro, Faith Cuneta, Allan K., Keempee de Leon, K Brosas, Aicelle Santos, Jenine Desiderio, Jeffrey Hidalgo
Wyngard Tracy Jaya, Wency Cornejo, Paolo Santos, Maricris Garcia, Basil Valdez, Jinky Vidal, Gabby Eigenmann, Mark Bautista, Kuh Ledesma
Tim Yap Gian Magdangal, Janno Gibbs, Randy Santiago, Yasmien Kurdi, Pops Fernandez, Keith Martin, Jose Manalo
Frederick Peralta Pilita Corrales, Bituin Escalante, Nonoy Zuñiga, Filipina singer Maria Teresa Abellare Llamedo Cruzata aka Dulce
Anna Theresa Licaros Jett Pangan, Karylle

Season 2[edit]

Hosts[edit]

Judges[edit]

  • Freddie Santos - Veteran Concert & Theatre Director
  • Danny Tan - Renowned Composer & Arranger
  • Tessa Prieto-Valdez - Celebrity Duets 1st Grand Winner & Socialite

Contestants[edit]

Contestant Profession Status in Contest Date
BAYANI FERNANDO
MMDA Chairman
WINNER
Nov. 08, 2008
JC BUENDIA
Fashion Designer
7th Eliminated
Nov. 08, 2008
JOEY MARQUEZ
Comedian & Politician
6th Eliminated
Nov. 08, 2008
CARLENE AGUILAR
Bb. Pilipinas World 2005
5th Eliminated
Oct. 25, 2008
PHIL YOUNGHUSBAND
Brit-Fil Professional Footballer
4th Eliminated
Oct. 11, 2008
JL CANG
Chef & Former Ka-Toque Co-host
3rd Eliminated
Sept. 27, 2008
CORY QUIRINO
TV Personality, Columnist & Wellness and Beauty Expert
2nd Eliminated
Sept. 13, 2008
MELANIE MARQUEZ
Miss International 1979, Supermodel & Actress
1st Eliminated
Sept. 06, 2008

Duet Partners[edit]

CONTESTANT CELEBRITY
Bayani Fernando Renz Verano, Nonoy Zuñiga, Andrew E., Janno Gibbs, John Lapus, Julie Anne San Jose, Bituin Escalante, Willie Nepomuceno, Pilita Corrales, Pinky Marquez, Joey Lina, Basil Valdez and Pilita Corrales
JC Buendia Randy Santiago, Jinky Vidal, Jet Pangan, Kimi Lu, Ayen Munji-Laurel, Yasmien Kurdi, Joey Generoso*, Allan K., Teri Onor, Lovi Poe, Franco Laurel, Jonalyn Viray and Allan K.
Joey Marquez Nonoy Zuñiga, Randy Santiago, Keempee de Leon, Richard Gomez, Kyla, Mike Hanopol, Aiza Seguerra, Julia Clarete, Kuh Ledesma, Mike "Pekto" Nacua, Jowi Ann Marquez, Pops Fernandez and Keempee de Leon
Carlene Aguilar Agot Isidro, Aicelle Santos, Rochelle Pangilinan, Duncan Ramos, Dulce, Karylle, Katrina Halili, Jay Durias, Maureen Larrazabal, Mocha
Phil Younghusband Aicelle Santos, Jay R, Maricris Garcia, Nyoy Volante, Sheree, Hayden Kho, Eula Valdez, Jolina Magdangal
JL Cang Jinky Vidal, Agot Isidro, Wency Cornejo, Angelika dela Cruz, Ney Dimaculangan*, Gian Magdangal
Cory Quirino Vernie Varga, Renz Verano, Nanette Inventor, Arnell Ignacio
Melanie Marquez Jay R, Vernie Varga, Jaya

NOTES

  • (*) Duet partner is a member of a band: Ney Dimaculangan is of 6 Cycle Mind while Joey Generoso is from Side A

Season 3[edit]

Hosts[edit]

Judges[edit]

  • Freddie Santos - Veteran Concert & Theatre Director
  • Danny Tan - Renowned Composer & Arranger
  • Tessa Prieto-Valdez - Celebrity Duets 1st Grand Winner & Socialite

Contestants[edit]

Contestant Profession Status in Contest Date
JOEL CRUZ
Entrepreneur of Aficionado Germany and Joel Cruz' Signatures
WINNER
November 14, 2009
JOMARI YLLANA
Actor & Maverick Concert Producer
7th Eliminated
November 14, 2009
AKIHIRO SATO
Japanese-Brazilian Model
6th Eliminated
November 14, 2009
GINA ALAJAR
Actress & Director
5th Eliminated
November 7, 2009
Niccolo Cosme
Photographer
4th Eliminated
November 7, 2009
NONITO DONAIRE JR.
WBA interim world Super flyweight Champion
3rd Eliminated
October 17, 2009
MAXIE CINCO
Fashion Designer
2nd Eliminated
October 10, 2009
MIKAELA BILBAO
Cosmetic Surgeon (Mikaela)
Quit
October 3, 2009
JANINA SAN MIGUEL
2008 Binibining Pilipinas-World
1st Eliminated
September 12, 2009

Duet Partners[edit]

CONTESTANT CELEBRITY
Joel Cruz Jessa Zaragosa, Arnel Ignacio, Geneva Cruz, Bimbo Cerrudo, Vernie Varga, Lovi Poe, Kim Idol, John Lapus, Andrea del Rosario, Melanie Marquez, Michael V., Mae Flores
Jomari Yllana Joey G.1, Julia Clarete, Raddha, Jett Pangan3, Aia4, Joey Marquez, Lougee Basabas, Rico J. Puno, Randy Santiago, Wyngard Tracy. Kuh Ledesma, Christian Bautista
Akihiro Sato Julia Clarete, Mocha, Duncan Ramos2, Allan K, Geoff Taylor, Aicelle Santos, Kris Lawrence, Gino Padilla. Luke Mejares, Carlene Aguilar, Arnel Ignacio, Rich Asuncion
Gina Alajar Arnel Ignacio, Gian Magdangal, Evette Pabalan, Tirso Cruz III, Rachel Alejandro, Ryan Eigenmann, Christopher de Leon, Ricky Davao, Carla Abellana, Frederick Peralta
Niccolo Cosme Bituin Escalante, Jaya, Jolina Magdangal, Ara Mina Tuesday Vargas, Ate Glow, Kyla, Julie Ann San Jose, Frencheska Farr, Tim Yap
Nonito Donaire Jr. Gian Magdangal, Joey G.1, Jay R, Moymoy Palaboy, Brenan Espartinez, Rachel Donaire, Mitch Valdez
Maxie Cinco Jaya, Jessa Zaragosa, Andrew E., Aiza Seguerra Wally Bayola, Philip Lazaro
Mikaela Bilbao Mocha, Maureen Larrazabal, Sheree, Gretchen Espina
Janina San Miguel Maureen Larrazabal, Bituin Escalante, Paolo Ballesteros

NOTES

  • 1 - lead vocalist of the band Side A.
  • 2 - former lead vocalist of Southborder.
  • 3 - lead vocalist of The Dawn
  • 4 - lead vocalist of the band Imago

See also[edit]

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