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
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-explain… grabe 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.