Tres Kantos wins ‘We Love OPM: The Celebrity Sing-Offs’

Tres Kantos wins ‘We Love OPM: The Celebrity Sing-Offs’

Jovit Baldivino, Bugoy Drilon, and Dominador Aviola are the first grand celebrity team winners of the show

Rappler.com
July 18, 2016

GRAND WINNER. Tres Kantos and mentor Erik Santos celebrate after being named the first Grand Celebriteam winner of 'We Love OPM.' Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

GRAND WINNER. Tres Kantos and mentor Erik Santos celebrate after being named the first Grand Celebriteam winner of ‘We Love OPM.’ Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Tres Kantos, the group of Jovit Baldivino, Bugoy Drilon, and Dominador “Daddy D” Aviola, won the first celebrity edition of We Love OPM, Sunday, July 17, at the Newport Theater at Resorts World Manila.

Mentored by singer Erik Santos, the group performed “Nais Ko,” written by Ryan Cayabyab, who was also a guest judge in the finale.

Tres Kantos won over Oh My Girls composed of Ylona Garcia, Krissha Viaje, and Alexa Ilacad, and O Diva composed of Klarisse de Guzman, Emannuelle Vera, and Liezel Garcia.

In an interview with reporters after the competition, both Bugoy and Jovit said they were overwhelmed.

Sobrang saya, kaba, excitement, at happiness. Halo-halo, mixed emotions,” Bugoy said.

(So much joy, nervousness, excitement, and happiness. Mixed emotions.)

Hindi namin talaga ma-explaingrabe this is my second na naging grand champion and ngayon sobrang naramdaman ko ulit ‘yung parang lumalaban,” Jovit said.

(We really cannot explain how we feel… This is my second time to be named grand champion and now, I feel the fighting spirit again.)

Parang nasa competition ulit,” Bugoy added. (It’s like we’re in a competition all over again.)

Bugoy and Jovit were products of singing contests, with Jovit winning the first Pilipinas Got Talent search, and Bugoy part of Pinoy Dream Academy.

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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Tres Kantos wins ‘We Love OPM’

Tres Kantos wins ‘We Love OPM’
ABS-CBN News
Posted at Jul 17 2016 11:21 PM

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MANILA – The all-male group Tres Kantos was named the first winner of the celebrity competition “We Love OPM” during the show’s live finale at Resorts World Manila on Sunday.

Mentored by Erik Santos, the trio of Bugoy Drilon, Jovit Baldivino, and former “Tawag ng Tanghalan” contestant Dominador Aviola garnered 80.45 percent of combined scores with their performance of Ryan Cayabyab’s “Nais Ko.”

The group took home P2 million, half of which they will donate to their chosen beneficiary, Casa San Miguel.

Aviola, whose “Tawag ng Tanghalan” was cut short, couldn’t help but become emotional with the win. “Hindi ko ma-explain. Lord, salamat Lord. Salamat,” he said.

The group won at least three times throughout the competition.

The other grand finalists, O Divas, composed of Emmanuelle Vera, Liezel Garcia and Klarisse de Guzman and mentored by KZ Tandingan; and Oh My Girls, composed of young singers Ylona Garcia, Krissha Viaje and Alexa Ilacad and mentored by Yeng Constantino, got 57.78 percent and 58.27 percent of votes, respectively.