The Voice of the Philippines

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The Voice of the Philippines
The Voice of the Philippines title card screenshot.png
The title card of The Voice of the Philippines
Genre Reality television
Format Interactive singing competition
Created by John de Mol
Written by Garlic Garcia[1]
Directed by Johnny Manahan
Presented by
Judges
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Filipino, English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 32
Production
Location(s)
Camera setup Multicamera
Running time 40–105 minutes
Distributor Talpa
Broadcast
Original channel
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run June 15, 2013 – Present
Chronology
Related shows
External links
thevoice.abs-cbn.com

The Voice of the Philippines is a Filipino reality television singing competition on ABS-CBN. It is based on the reality singing competition The Voice of Holland, which was originally created by Dutch television producer John de Mol as part of The Voice franchise.[6][7][8][9] The show is hosted by Toni Gonzaga and by Luis Manzano.[10][11] She is accompanied by Robi Domingo, and her sister Alex Gonzaga who serve as the show's V-Reporters or the social media correspondents.[12] Sarah Geronimo, Bamboo Mañalac, Lea Salonga, and apl.de.ap serve as the four coaches and the judging panel of the show.[13][14][15][16]

The show aired a primer, called Mic Test: The Voice of the Philippines Primer, on June 9, 2013, that aided the viewers to be familiarized with the show's mechanics.[17][18][19] One week after airing the primer, the first season premiered on June 15, 2013.[20][21] It ended on September 29, 2013 with Mitoy Yonting of Team Lea proclaimed as the winner of the first season.[22] A second season was announced by late 2013. It is scheduled to premier by the second quarter of 2014.[23] Salonga, Geronimo, Mañalac, and apl.de.ap were confirmed returning to the show as coaches.[24][25][26] T. Gonzaga, and Domingo were also confirmed to reprise their roles as host and V-Reporter, respectively.[27][28]

It is the fourth national franchise in the Southeast Asian region after Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Overview[edit]

The series is part of The Voice franchise and is based on a similar competition format in the Netherlands entitled The Voice of Holland.

Format[edit]

The Voice is a reality television series that started from a format originating from the Netherlands named "The Voice of Holland". The whole format features four coaches or judges searching for a batch of talented new artists, who could become the Philippines' new singing superstar. The show's concept is indicated by its title: The four coaches will only judge a singer hopeful termed by the show as "Artist" with only his or her vocal talent without prejudice to his/her physical bearing.[29]

It is this concept that makes The Voice franchise rise above other known reality talent searches which airs in any known media platform such as The X Factor franchise, the Got Talent franchise or even the Idol franchise.[29] The artists who have advanced from the audition round would be split into four teams, whom are coached/mentored by the 4 well-known personalities in terms of singing which in the show, termed "Coaches" who in turn would collaborate with them and choose songs for their artists to perform. Only 16 years old and above can participate.

There are four known different stages: Producers' auditions, Blind auditions, the Battles, and the Live shows.[29][30]

On-ground and the producers' auditions[edit]

As for any "The Voice" franchise, the first stage is the producers' auditions, which are not shown on television. In the Voice of the Philippines, ABS-CBN headed by their regional partners nationwide and abroad are tasked to conduct the "Unseen Auditions." At this stage, there will be different judges that will use the power of media to conduct three types of screening; radio auditions, online auditions and on-ground auditions where the team will travel in and out of the country to find the best of the best to participate in the next set of auditions, "The Blind Auditions."

Blind auditions[edit]

The first televised stage is the blind auditions, where artists will be given a minimum of 90 seconds to sing their audition piece. The official coaches of the show will be sitting on a chair facing away from the stage and artist.[31] The coaches will only judge by the power, clarity, type and uniqueness of the artists singing capability. If they like what they hear and want to mentor the artist for the next stage, they will push a button on their chair that would turn the chair around to face the artists for the first time. This concept was created to avoid any due prejudice of their physical bearing and life-story. If a coach turns for an artist, that artist will be included in his/her team. If more than one coach turns around, the choice to pick a who will he/she be mentored goes to the artist. If no coach turns his/her chair the auditioning artist's journey ends. At the end, each of the coaches will have a certain number of artists in his or her team (thirteen artists in the first season) who will be advancing to the next round.[32][33][34]

The Battles[edit]

The second stage called "The Battles," is where a coach will build from his team pairs of 2 (in the first season, one pair of three artists were included).[35] A pair will be given a single song to sing together. They are mentored and developed by their respective coach in the process. A vocal showdown will commence in the Battle stage where only the artist whom the coach deemed sung the song assigned better will advance to the next round.[33][34][36]

The power to steal a loosing artist from the other teams will be implemented in the second season.[37][38]

Live shows[edit]

The next round known as the "Live shows" is where the remaining artists per team perform in front the coaches, audience and Live Broadcast. An artist will be given a song to sing for a chance to advance to the finals. During the first two Live shows, each coach will pit three of his/her artists in a head-to-head battle to win the public's vote. The voting results are announced on the same night as the live shows. The coaches have the power to save one artist that had not received the public's vote that week. The artist not chosen by their coach will be eliminated from the competition. At the end of the first two Live shows, only four artists per team will proceed.[5] From the third and fourth live shows, the public and the coaches will have equal share of power on which artist would advance to the final four, with each team being represented by one remaining artist.[34] During the finals, the winner will only be decided upon by the public through different platforms.[33] The most voted artist of the competition will be crowned as The Voice of the Philippines.[39]

Voting system[edit]

The voting system for the Live shows is based on the decision of the public through different platforms (text messaging, using of vote cards, and downloading of studio versions of the songs performed by the artists), and from the scores received by the artists from their respective coaches. During season one, the voting lines were immediately open after all artists have performed and viewers were given 10 minutes during commercial break to vote. Once the show resumed, the results were announced on the same night as the live results.[39] From the third live show, the iTunes bonuses and the coaches' scores came into effect.[5][40]

Development[edit]

The Voice of the Philippines' official logo.

As for the Philippine version of the show, ABS-CBN acquired the rights of the franchise back in 2011 after the success of its US counterpart. The Philippines was then listed as one of the countries who bought the rights for the franchise as posted in the website of Talpa.[41] The show was later confirmed by Laurenti Dyogi, a Filipino director who had a notable success with reality shows like Pinoy Big Brother, Pinoy Dream Academy, and Junior MasterChef Pinoy Edition.[42]

A teaser was shown during the commercial break of Sarah G. Live and Gandang Gabi Vice last December 30, 2012. A teaser, showing the recorded snippets of the blind auditions, was aired on May 15, 2013.[30] Another trailer was posted in the show's official Facebook fan page on May 24, 2013, showing the coaches' bantering, rapport, and eagerness to fight over an auditionee.[43]

A teaser, which revealed the premier date of the show, was aired during the final performance night of the fourth season of Pilipinas Got Talent. A primer, dubbed as Mic Test: The Voice of the Philippines Primer, was also announced in the same night. It aired on June 9, 2013.[20][21] The primer had a special participation of Danny O'Donoghue, The Script's frontman, who at that time sits as a coach in The Voice UK.[44][45]

On September 5, 2013, Lauren Dyogi announced that the show will have a second season and audition schedules will soon be announced.[46][47] The tweet of Lauren Dyogi was later confirmed in the finale of the first season that the franchise will have a second season and auditions will commence soon.[48]

Auditions[edit]

Auditions for the first season started in September 2012. Open call auditions were held on September 15, 2012 at Island Pacific Supermarket in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California and on September 16, 2012 at California's Great America Parkway in Santa Clara, California. The said auditions were only open to people with Filipino ancestry in Southern California.[49][50][51][52] Radio screenings were also held from January 7 to 11, 2013 at various ABS-CBN radio stations in key cities such as Metro Manila, Naga, Legazpi City, Baguio, Tacloban, Cebu City, Davao City, General Santos City, Zamboanga City, Cagayan de Oro City, Bacolod, Iloilo City, and Dagupan. Radio screenings were called The Voice ng Radyo (English: The Voice of Radio), wherein daily and weekly winners have the chance to directly go to the Blind auditions.[53] Auditions in key cities throughout the Philippines were announced on the last episode of Sarah G. Live, Sarah Geronimo's night variety show, on February 10, 2013.[54] On the same night, the online auditions were also introduced which ran from February 9 to 19, 2013.[55]

Open call auditions for the second season will start on 2014.[56] Auditions for Visayas (in Dumaguete and in Roxas City) will held on January 12,[57] for Mindanao (in Cagayan de Oro and in General Santos) on January 19,[58] for Metro Manila (in Pasay and in Manila) on January 26,[59] and in Luzon on February 2.[60]

Filming and set locations[edit]

The Voice of the Philippines' coaches (from left to right): Bamboo Mañalac, Sarah Geronimo, Lea Salonga, and apl.de.ap sitting on their respective red chairs during the blind auditions held at ABS CBN's Studio 2.

After the initial Producer's auditions, the 121 aspiring artists were then invited for the Blind auditions.[61] The Blind auditions were filmed at Studio 2 of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center in Quezon City from April 15, 2013 until April 18, 2013.[2][62] While the Battles were filmed at Studio 10 of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center.[3][4] The said second stage of the competition were filmed on July 8 and 9, 2013.[63] The Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila in Newport City, Pasay City served as the official venue of the show for the Live shows and the finale.[5]

In an article Lea Salonga wrote in Philippine Daily Inquirer and was published on January 16, 2014, she said the blind auditions for the second seasons will be filmed by June,[64] but were moved to September 7 to 10 of the same year.[65][66][67] The Blind auditions were filmed at Studio 10 of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center.

Prizes[edit]

The winner of The Voice of the Philippines is set to win an entertainment package from Sony Bravia, an Asian tour for two, a brand new car from Ford Philippines, a tax-free cash prize of 2 million pesos, and a four-year recording contract from MCA Universal.[68][69][70]

Coaches[edit]

"The world knows that Filipinos are the best singers in the world so I think the country really deserves The Voice of the Philippines. With the line-up of coaches that the show has, it’s going to be of international standards.”

—Philibert Braat, the international consultant of The Voice in Asia.[71]

Initially rumors were circulating all over the web that Zsa Zsa Padilla was said to seat as one of the four coaches. However, Laurenti Dyogi, the initial director of the show, denied the rumors.[72] Ely Buendia, the former frontman of Eraserheads, was also reported to become one of the coaches but he personally denied the reports.[73] Martin Nievera, and Gary Valenciano, two of the mentor-judges of The X Factor Philippines, were also rumored to become part of the show as two of the four coaches. However, Gonzaga denied the reports, "I know kuya Gary and Martin did The X Factor so they will definitely not be part of the choices 'cause they already did the X-factor. The Voice is definitely going to be very different in approach [from The X Factor].”[74]

After Toni Gonzaga was announced as the host of the show, Gonzaga announced that the coaches' line up will be broken down to a series of official announcements and was termed by Gonzaga as "the best of the best".[11] The coaches were formally introduced in a press conference held in ABS-CBN on April 12, 2013 after all were introduced in television promotions, and through official press statements given by the network.[75]

The line up of the coaches has received some positive views coming mostly from the members of the Philippine press. One writer from Malaya Business Insight commented that the show has an interesting set of mentors.[76] Joseph R. Atilano of the Philippine Daily Inquirer was even amazed and was surreal for the line-up of the coaches. For the four's caliber in their respective genre, he described that the show will surely be a different one.[77]

In an interview by Pam Pastor of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, all the coaches expressed that they all wanted to come back for the second season.[78] In an article published by Sun Star Manila on March 20, 2014, all coaches will return in the second season.[26]

Sarah Geronimo[edit]

Main article: Sarah Geronimo
Sarah Geronimo, dubbed as "The voice that captured our hearts", was announced on February 6, 2013 as the first official coach.

On February 6, 2013, singer and talk show host Sarah Geronimo was announced as the first coach on The Voice of the Philippines. At the same time, the network announced that her weekly show Sarah G. Live, was due to air its final episode on Sunday, February 10.[79] ABS-CBN Corporate Communications head Bong R. Osorio said, "Sarah Geronimo moves on to fulfill other commitments." [80][81] He added that "Sarah is also busy filming her upcoming Star Cinema movie with John Lloyd Cruz, and is set to go on a Sarah G concert worldwide".[82][83]

Geronimo admitted in an interview that she felt intimidated with the three other coaches due much possibly to their caliber in each of their genres. Geronimo further stated that she will just focus on why she became part of the show. " It's a chance to be part of someone's journey towards pursuing his or her dream," the young singer-actress said. She furthered added that, with her also a product of a singing search, she believes that she can help the artists who will become part of her team. She also said that she will be open to the views and the preferences of her team.[84]

In an interview made by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Geronimo was asked why she accepted her stint as coach in the show. "At first I was hesitant. I've never mentored anyone. For me, the likes of Ms Lea Salonga, Sir Gary Valenciano, Sir Martin Nievera, those are the real mentors. But they convinced me that it was really their choice that I'll become part of the show. They believe that I can deliver. It's a singing talent search so it's close to my heart and it will also improve my personality. It's also part of my growth as an artist and as a person. So I said, go," she replied. On what the thing she loved the most in the show, she said, "Working with these great young talents. I know there are still many unknown people that are really good singers. I'm glad that there will be a Season 2, and I hope that there will be a Season 3 and 4. I've learned a lot from them. Every chance that hear them sing, it's an amazing moment, an amazing experience. Todays music is really different. It's not what most people grew up that you need to sing the highest notes. It's all about good music, how you give your own interpretation and it's the uniqueness actually." When asked about her coaching style, she said, "Anything that I see that is lacking or wrong, I always say it straightforward. That the trouble me sometimes. I also said that I really don't know how to speak well so that is why I'm straightforward. "If you have no emotions while singing," it's very plain. Sometimes other people say that, 'Sarah always repeatedly speak what she always say.' When I critique a performance, I always say that 'You lack sincerity or emotion in singing,' because I'm like that. Your ability in singing is nothing when I don't believe in you."[78]

Geronimo was confirmed to return for the second season.[85]

Bamboo Mañalac[edit]

Main article: Bamboo Mañalac
Bamboo Mañalac, dubbed as "The voice that rocked our world," was the second coach to be confirmed on February 14, 2013.

On February 10, 2013, during an appearance on the last episode of Sarah G. Live, Bamboo Mañalac hinted that he would be working with the talk show host after they both finished performing a production number together.[14] On February 14, 2013, ABS-CBN aired a promotional plug during the airtime of the pre-primetime television drama Kahit Konting Pagtingin, confirming Bamboo Mañalac's stint in the show as coach and judge.[86][87] Mañalac was the former frontman of Rivermaya from 1994 until 1998, and later with Bamboo from 2002 until it got disband in 2011.

In an interview made by ABS-CBN News, Mañalac provided a statement regarding his stint on the show, "I'm ready to be a coach. There's a time for everything and this is it."[14] When asked on what kind of artist will he would like to coach, he said, "I’ve been listening to rock for a long time but I also listen to other genres from rock to pop to folk to everything. I want someone who is open to all kinds of music; someone who is willing to listen and willing to learn.”[88]

In an interview made by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the reason why he accepted his stint as coach in the show is that, "I’ve been a fan of the show. I watched the US edition and I liked the idea of not being a judge but a coach, a mentor. And the US show attracted singers and artists from different genres and that was dependent on who was sitting on that chair, so I thought, why not put my 10 cents in the pot? And it’s lived up to that. It’s been quite an experience. I have learned a lot from the artists and even a little bit about myself these past couple of months. I keep telling myself, don't play the game, change the game and just be real." On asked what is the thing he loved most in the show, he answered: "I love the banter, the back and forth with the other coaches. With the right chemistry it’s 100-percent fun. And finally folks are using iTunes... that’s great." "The blind auditions, because you don’t really know what to expect when that chair turns. I thought that was a really smart thing to do. It’s what makes this show different from the rest. Hats off to the creators of the show. And I loved battling for a good singer. But the live performances, I just love the pace, the energy, the performances, the crowd... simply awesome," he further added. Mañalac also gave a statement why The Voice is a different format and he said, "We're giving viewers and listeners a different sensibility... that music is a lot more colorful than what's being heard and put out there, that it's not all about who can sing the highest note or who has the most power vocally."[78]

Lea Salonga[edit]

Main article: Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga, dubbed by the show as "The voice that conquered the world," was the third coach confirmed in the show on February 19, 2013.

On February 17, 2013, ABS-CBN aired a plug teaser for the third coach. The coach, who is a female, was tagged as "The voice that conquered the world."[89] The third coach was rumored to be Lea Salonga,[90] a world renowned theater actress who had appeared in Miss Saigon, Les Misérables on Broadway, and was named a Disney Legend in 2011 for her work with Disney on Aladdin, and Mulan movies. The teaser strongly resembles Salonga.[89] Salonga was previously rumored to host the show last October 2012, but was later debunked since Toni Gonzaga was announced as the host along with the show's media correspondent, Robi Domingo.[91]

On the night of February 19, 2013, Lea Salonga confirmed her stint as an official coach in the show via her official Twitter account.[92][93] In the same night, ABS-CBN later confirmed Salonga's role on the show.[15] As Salonga had some commitments locally and abroad, ABS-CBN was able to do some adjustments and finalize her work schedule in order to include her job in the local version of The Voice.[94]

"I was very interested in ‘The Voice’s’ format, having seen the show in the US and really enjoying it. I’m a fan,” Salonga told the Philippine Daily Inquirer in an interview.[94] She further elaborated that, "The show’s unusual format is what makes it so riveting. "The Voice" is a talent show that is actually talent-centric—it’s not about looks, not about youth, not about drama, it’s about vocal chops. There’s a greater level of objectivity, which I like. And it’s not just about their ability to belt out singing contest staples like Whitney Houston’s hits either." She also said that the reason why she said yes for the show is that, "It’s very different from American Idol, The X Factor, and America's Got Talent. There was just something about not knowing the backstory of an artist until you heard them sing. You know nothing. You literally know zero about that human being about to open their mouth, and that’s the only thing that will convince us to take somebody on. Talent. It was just that. Because it was a talent-first show."[78] On asked what part of the show she enjoyed most, she said: "I enjoyed the battles the most because that’s when you really get to actively coach the two people who are going to be contenders. And that’s when you will start to see the people behind the voices. Because during blinds, we’re not coaches yet. For live shows it’s really more one-on-one, it becomes more like a conventional singing contest. But I love how unconventionally it starts. The battles, I think I enjoy them the most because that’s when you tell the one who has to battle somebody strong, “You have to come up to that level or else it’s not gonna look like an even fight,” and it has to look like an even battle eh. And my brother (Gerard Salonga) who was my guest adviser was like, “Let’s not think about competition now because it’s already inherent. You have to perform well. I don’t want a ‘pick me, pick me’ situation.” I hate that. Sometimes in attempting that, you muscle your way through a number and the number suffers. We’re like, just do a good number, let’s do some harmonies, let’s see how it’s gonna turn out. And we were happy with how everything turned out."[78]

As much Salonga wanted to return as a coach in the show, in an interview by Maureen Marie Belmonte of Push, she revealed that she might not return for the upcoming second season due to tight schedule issues.[85] On January 15, 2014 interview by Push, Salonga was confirmed to return to the show as coach.[25]

apl.de.ap[edit]

Main article: apl.de.ap
On March 7, 2013, apl.de.ap was confirmed as the last coach of the show. He is dubbed as The voice that ruled the worldwide music chart.

After Salonga's confirmation, there has been strong rumors that the fourth coach will be Allan Pineda who is more popularly known as apl.de.ap. apl.de.ap is a Filipino-American rapper and member of the Grammy Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas. During an interview made by The Huffington Post on 2012, apl.de.ap stated that he has plans on launching his own talent show in the Philippines. "I've been working myself up to do it because I'm not used to being on TV everyday... I've been offered a show for next year," he revealed.[95]

On March 1, 2013, ABS-CBN has confirmed that they are in the final stages of negotiating with the management of apl.de.ap to become its fourth and last official coach of the show.[96][97] On March 7, 2013, it was announced through ABS-CBN's entertainment website, Push, that apl.de.ap will sit as the fourth coach.[16] On an article posted in the network's official website dated March 20, 2013, apl.de.ap is slated to do the initial promotional plug with TFC London and is scheduled to arrive in Manila by April to meet and work with the three other coaches and the rest of the show's team.[98][98][99] His promotional television plug was aired on March 27, 2013 right after TV Patrol. The plug dubbed him as The voice that ruled the worldwide music chart.[100]

In an interview made by the Philippine Daily Inquirer in April 2013, apl said that he will be truthful on coaching his artists, as well giving them constructive criticisms. apl will also share his life experiences, what he has been through the music industry, and how hard it is to fulfill and reach it.[101]

In an interview made by the Philippine Daily Inquirer in September 2013, apl.de.ap was asked why he accepted his stint as coach in the show. He replied, "My friend, will.i.am, since he was doing it in London, suggested it to me. "You gotta do 'The Voice.'" And I'm like, "Really? I don't know man, I'm not sure.” Because I have to comment on the people and I'm nearsighted, and I was scared that I'm not gonna see their expressions while they were singing. But I came up with the idea—only if they can put a screen at the bottom of my chair so I could see their facial expression, their energy, the way they’re singing. That made me comfortable. OK, now I could do it." On asked what he loved about the show, he said, "I’ve always been into discovering new Filipino artists. I’ve wanted to give them the same opportunity that I had. I like it because there are no boundaries. Anyone can join "The Voice" as long as they could sing. You can be old, you can be any gender. It doesn’t matter. It’s all about the voice at the end of the day."[78]

On June 12, 2014 interview by MJ Filipe of ABS-CBN News, apl confirmed that he will return for the second season.[102]

Hosts[edit]

Robi Domingo, one of Toni Gonzaga's co-hosts.

Main host[edit]

Rumors had been circulating that Toni Gonzaga and Robi Domingo, and even Lea Salonga are said to host the show.[103] However, according to the production team, all of these rumors were debunked as there were still no confirmed hosts for the franchise.[72][91]

On February 8, 2013, after months of speculations, Toni Gonzaga was confirmed to host the franchise. It was announced on Gonzaga's talk show, The Buzz.[104]

Gonzaga said she thinks that the show is good for her, as this will push her to become a better singer. "This will inspire me to improve and develop myself when it comes to the singing department. Of course I will learn a lot from the coaches, from the singers and this will help me also hone my skills," she said. On asked what made the show different from the other shows, she said, "This one has no theme. I think one of the best asset of this program is that we will not mold the singers, we will not mold them into something or someone that is not their personality. We will showcase their talent and their abilities according to what they can do and what they can give. They can choose their songs, they can choose their outfits. Everything will be based on their own choice. That will be good because as you see in the other reality shows they mold the singers that sometimes make them uncomfortable. That is why in this show, we chose where they are comfortable and where they think they can shine."[74][105]

On November 6, 2013, Toni Gonzaga was confirmed to return as the main host of the second season.[27] On September 5, 2014, Luis Manzano announced that he will be joining Gonzaga as one of the host of the show. Prior to the second season, Manzano previously hosted the first season of The Voice Kids.[10]

Social media correspondents[edit]

Gonzaga confirmed that she will be joined by Robi Domingo as the show's media correspondent.[68][106] Incidentally, this marks Gonzaga and Domingo's third time to work together after Pinoy Big Brother: Unlimited and Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition 4 which were also under the unit of Director Lauren Dyogi.[11]

On April 16, 2013, Alex Gonzaga, the younger sister of Toni Gonzaga, was revealed to join the show, teaming up with Robi Domingo as V-Reporters or as the show's social media correspondents.[12][107]

On April 15, 2014, Domingo confirmed that he will return in the second season along with Gonzaga.[28][10]

Season summary[edit]

Artist's info
Season Premiere Finale Winner Runner-up Third place Fourth place Winning Coach Hosts V-reporters Coaches
1 June 15, 2013 September 29, 2013 Mitoy Yonting Klarisse de Guzman Janice Javier Myk Perez Lea Salonga Toni Gonzaga Robi Domingo
Alex Gonzaga
apl.de.ap
Lea Salonga
Sarah Geronimo
Bamboo Mañalac
2 2014 To be determined Toni Gonzaga
Luis Manzano

Teams[edit]

Contestant placing

Winners are in bold, the finalists in the finale are in small italic font, and the eliminated artists are in small font.

Season Coaches and their finalists
1 apl.de.ap Lea Salonga Sarah Geronimo Bamboo Mañalac
Janice Javier
Thor
Jessica Reynoso
Penelope Matanguihan
Stan Perfecto
Cora dela Cruz
Mitoy Yonting
Radha
Kimpoy Mainit
Darryl Shy
Diday Garcellano
RJ dela Fuente
Klarisse de Guzman
Morissette Amon
Eva delos Santos
Maki Ricafort
Yuki Ito
Junji Arias
Myk Perez
Paolo Onesa
Isabella Fabregas
Lee Grane Maranan
Angelique Alcantara
Talia Reyes
2 To be determined

Guest advisers[edit]

In the show, several people will aid the coaches in guiding their respective teams. These people will help each of the team's assigned to them to prepare for the Battles and during the Live shows.

Season Coaches and their advisers Sources
1 apl.de.ap Lea Salonga Sarah Geronimo Bamboo Mañalac [108][109]
[110][111]
Arnel Pineda Gerard Salonga Gary Valenciano Joey Ayala

Spin-off[edit]

The Voice Kids[edit]

On November 18, 2013, Lauren Dyogi, The Voice of the Philippines' business unit head, announced on twitter that there will be a Kids version of the show.[112] The first open call auditions was held on November 23, 2013 at Metro Gaisano Pacific Mall in Mandaue, Cebu and was open to kids aged 8 to 14 years old.[113][114] It was followed by an audition held on December 1, 2013 at the Newport Mall in Resorts World Manila.[115] In 2014, auditions for the Visayas, Mindanao, and Metro Manila will be held on January 11, 18, and 25 respectively. A separate audition for Luzon will be held on February 1.[60] The show will air on Summer of 2014.[116] Salonga confirmed that she will part of the three coaches in the show.[25] On March 7, 2014, Salonga also confirmed that Sarah Geronimo and Bamboo Mañalac will also sit as the coaches of the show.[117] On February 10, 2014 interview of Toni Gonzaga in Banana Nite, Gonzaga confirmed that she will not be hosting the kids version and a new host for the new show will soon be announced.[23] On March 17, 2014, it was confirmed by the official PR website of ABS-CBN that the show will be hosted by Luis Manzano and Alex Gonzaga.[118]

The franchise is the third in the Southeast Asian region after Thailand and Vietnam. It began airing on May 24, 2014.[119]

Reception[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

During the pilot episode, the show received fairly negative reviews from the viewers emphasizing the design of the infamous red chairs, and set. The show was also observed having longer commercial loads ending up to a huge gaps per show.[120] The coaches' opening performance was also deemed unrehearsed.[121] Pooled reviews from novices of the franchise stated that the coaches were found to be a bit exaggerated on television. Avid fanatics of the franchise however explained that certain aspects of the said coaches can also be seen across franchises. Ms. Lea Salonga together with her fellow coaches were even bashed on Twitter.[122][123][124] On an article written by Joey Aquino of The People's Journal on June 21, 2013, Aquino commented that Salonga has already gave much prestige to the country and with the bashing that had happened on Twitter, Salonga deserves much respect that she is entitled to.[125]

Aside from the pilot week reviews and criticisms, the show was also been criticized for Bamboo Mañalac's controversial decisions. Mañalac received lots of negative comments after the season one's first episode of the Battles aired last July 28, 2013 after he made a controversial choice on picking Lee Grane Maranan over Dan Billano. The two performed the ballad song "One" by U2, wherein Maranan was vocally outperformed by Billano. Billano was even praised by Joey Ayala, Mañalac's guest adviser during the Battles, and that according to him Billano was the clear winner of that Team Bamboo's first vocal battle.[111][126] Billano was also praised by apl.de.ap; while Maranan was praised by Lea Salonga for her emotional delivery of the song. Mañalac's choice of letting Maranan win over Billano was based on the former's soulfulness and emotions rather than basing the result on the two's vocal performances, which caused rave of negative comments from the netizens.[127] It is noted that Maranan was a crowd favorite during the her Blind auditions. Maranan undeniably admitted her loss over Billano but he thanked her coach for picking her and later added a promise that she will do better in the next round of the competition.[128]

Television ratings[edit]

Television ratings for The Voice of the Philippines on ABS-CBN are gathered from two major sources, namely from AGB Nielsen and Kantar Media. AGB Nielsen's survey ratings are gathered from Mega Manila households, while Kantar Media's survey ratings are gathered from all over the Philippines' urban and rural households.

Season Number of
Episodes
Premiere Rating Rank Finale Rating
(Saturday)
Rank Rating
(Sunday)
Rank Media Ref.
Timeslot Primetime Timeslot Primetime Timeslot Primetime
1 32 June 15, 2013 27.8% #1 #1 September 29, 2013 22.8% #2 #6 27.7% #1 #2 AGB Nielsen [129][130]
30.5% #1 #2 24.3% #1 #4 30.3% #1 #1 Kantar Media [131][132]
2 TBA 2014 TBA TBA TBA 2014 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA AGB Nielsen
TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA Kantar Media

Awards[edit]

Since the show's inception, it had received numerous nominations and awards from different award giving bodies.

Year Award Category Recipient(s) Result Ref.
2014 10th USTv Students’ Choice Awards Students’ Choice of Reality/Game Show The Voice of the Philippines Won [133][134]
10th USTv Students’ Choice Awards Students’ Choice of Reality/Game Show Host Toni Gonzaga Won [133][134]
45th GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards Top Reality Talk/Talent Search/Game Show The Voice of the Philippines Won [135]
2013 27th Star Awards for Television Best Talent Search Program Host Toni Gonzaga, Alex Gonzaga, Robi Domingo Won [136][137][138]

Discography[edit]

Since the show's inception, its artists have released several albums and singles under MCA Music and by Star Records.

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External links[edit]

Official Twitter accounts of the Coaches of The Voice of the Philippines

Coach Twitter account

apl.de.ap @apldeap
Lea Salonga @MsLeaSalonga
Sarah Geronimo @JustSarahG
Bamboo Mañalac @Bamboomusiclive
Official website
Social Networks