Ang Bagong Kampeon

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Ang Bagong Kampeon
GenreTalent show
StarringBert Marcelo
Pilita Corrales
Country of originPhilippines
Original language(s)Filipino
Production location(s)Live Studio 2, RPN Studio, Broadcast City, Quezon City
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time2 hours
Original networkRadio Philippines Network
Picture format480i SDTV
Original releaseJuly 1, 1985 (1985-07-01) – October 1988 (1988-10)
Related showsTanghalan ng Kampeon (GMA-7)
Tawag ng Tanghalan (ABS-CBN, 1955-1972; 1987; 2016-present on It's Showtime)

Ang Bagong Kampeon (lit. The New Champion) was a nationally televised amateur singing contest that aired on Radio Philippines Network (Solar TV) in the Philippines. It was hosted by Bert Marcelo and Pilita Corrales. The television show has launched the careers of several successful singers, notably, Regine Velasquez and Donna Cruz.[1]

The show also had a contestant named Josephine Roberto (aka "Banig"), who later defeated Christina Aguilera on the way to become Female Vocalist Champion in the 1989 edition of Star Search in the United States.

Later in 1989, Ang Bagong Kampeon was again aired on RPN 9 which was hosted by Pepe Pimentel and Amy Perez. Among the notable contestant was Teofanes Barbi Daclan who sang songs of Matt Monro and made up to the grand finals.

Awards & Recognitions[edit]

  • Best Talent Show Winner — PMPC Star Awards for Television (1987–1988)
  1. ^ "Roxanne Barcelo: Living out a dream". January 10, 2003. Archived from the original on September 8, 2007.