Tres Kantos is We Love OPM’s 1st Grand CelebriTeam

Tres Kantos is We Love OPM’s 1st Grand CelebriTeam
July 21, 2016

Tres Kantos, composed of Dominador ‘Daddy D’ Aviola, Jovit Baldivino and Bugoy Drilon, thanked their supporters and mentor Erik Santos (rightmost) after being declared the winner. The trio garnered a score of 80.45 percent and won the P1M prize.

Tres Kantos, the triumvirate of Bugoy Drilon, Jovit Baldivino and Dominador “Daddy D” Aviola, gave a powerful rendition of Nais Ko and was declared the first Grand CelebriTeam of ABS-CBN’s reality music competition We Love OPM: The Celebrity Sing Offs.

Bugoy, Jovit and Daddy D thanked their supporters and mentor Erik Santos after being declared the winner Sunday night at the Resorts World Manila. The trio garnered a score of 80.45 percent and won the P1M prize. Another P1M prize will be given to their chosen beneficiary Casa San Miguel Foundation.

Nyoy Volante, one of the celebrity mentors, was all praises for Tres Kantos. He said, “Wala kayong patawad. Everytime may performance ang Tres Kantos, walang patawad. Ang galing!”

Ryan “Mr. C” Cayabyab described the performance as “nakakabaliw.” He added, “I was very surprised. Wow, kanta ko ba ito? I almost thought it was a new song.”

And for Erik, the performance was Tres Kantos’ “best gift to all Filipinos around the world.”
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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
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’
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.

Netizens: Tres Kantos Deserved Standing Ovation

Netizens: Tres Kantos Deserved Standing Ovation
One Music PH
By: Karlos Ortega | Jun 24, 2016

Last weekend’s episodes of “We Love OPM: The Celebrity Sing-Offs” saw the six teams perform the greatest hits of OPM icon Rico J. Puno. As always, every team showcased varying interpretations of the mustache-donning singing legend, but there was a trio that shone the brightest. That trio was Tres Kantos which is composed by Dominador Aviola, Bugoy Drilon, and Jovit Baldivino, and mentored by Erik Santos. Their rendition of “May Bukas Pa” garnered them 98 “love hearts” which is the highest score for a performance thus far in the competition.

Not only did Tres Kantos sing their song beautifully, but according to them, their performance was a tribute to ethnic tribes as well. As a result, their song number drew a standing ovation, and comical praises from Rico J himself. The trio’s hair-raising performance also received positive feedback from netizens. YouTube user HELLOW YO cheers for a different team, but agreed that Tres Kantos always impress with their singing. As for Twitter user @raymondinogan, he said that the weekend winners deserved their standing ovation.

Check out the comments made by netizens on YouTube.
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Erik prince and icon

Erik prince and icon
Malaya Business Insight
November 14, 2011

erik sanros & rachelle ann goMUCH-awarded and certified platinum artist, Erik Santos is ready to take on different fields in the entertainment industry, as he becomes part of the prestigious Star Magic family.

Since coming into the spotlight in 2003, the one and only “Prince of Pop” Erik has been singing one hit after the other and then ventured into writing his own songs. In 2010, Erik first dabbled into acting via an episode of “Maalaala Mo Kaya” which was even shot in Macau opposite actress Kristel Moreno. And now in 2011, Erik makes his professional acting debut on stage in Atlantis’ version of the hit Broadway musical “The Little Mermaid,” where he will play the role of Prince Eric opposite Rachelle Ann Go as the mermaid-turned-human Ariel.

Erik is very enthusiastic about his first stage role. “Nag-re-rehearse na kami ngayon. I’m very excited kasi this is my first time to do theater so kumbaga ibang experience naman for me.” Erik is very open to expanding his horizons as a performer. He hopes his followers won’t be disappointed when “The Little Mermaid” begins its run on Nov. 18 to Dec. 11 at the Meralco Theater. There will be a celebrity screening produced by Erik on Nov. 25.
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Erik Santos “powER IKons” live in Pampanga!

Erik Santos “powER IKons” live in Pampanga!

erik santos pampanga

Erik Santos. The name equates to great music. His songs are always heartfelt. His every performance is guaranteed breathtaking.

On September 30, we invite you to witness another ERIK SANTOS EXPERIENCE!

Erik Santos “powER IKons” live in Pampanga!
September 30, 2011 (fri)
Colegio de San Lorenzo
Macabebe, Pampanga
With guests: Nikki Gil, Bugoy Drilon and Rachelle Ann Go

For ticket inquiries pls call 09232484348