The Voice Philippines 2: 20 Best Performances (Wrap-Up)

35 Episodes. 6 Weeks of Live Shows. 56 Artists. 4 Coaches. 1 Annoying Luis Manazano. Too much Gonazaga Sisters. And The Lea Salonga. How can someone I adore so much be that irritating in a reality singing competition?

The second season of this franchise started with a lot of promise. Coming off from the first season where there are tons of talent that shine, the second season’s Blind Auditions didn’t disappoint as it gave us a glimpse of what is supposed to be an exciting season.

But then the show failed because of its flawed format – seriously, why would you let team members battle each other during the live shows? I mean, they should’ve just let the public decide who should be in the finals and completely eliminate the two least vote getters every week instead of doing the Public Votes-Coach’s Choice style. The Coaches had so much power. It’s frustrating. And there are numbers of artists in a certain team that deserved to be in the finals.

Nonetheless, even if the show has some format flaws, we are still catered by some fantastic performances all through the season.

So this is (for me) the TOP 20 PERFORMANCES of The Voice Philippines Season 2.

20. Drive
Jem Cubil
Knockouts

-Jem has the looks of a superstar. He is easily the most marketable artist that made it pass the Blind Auditions. Given the right material, he could surprise us. While his Blinds is tad underwhelming, his Battles was shaky, his Knockouts performance is undeniably his strongest. The vocals were decent. The stage presence is strong and he was in his most comfortable during the entire performance. Watch it here.

19. Ang Huling El Bimbo
Jason Fernandez
Blind Auditions

– It was a competent vocal performance. Bamboo was right, he sang the song right in the way it was supposed to be sang. But one thing that made this a strong audition? He made it sound really current for a classic OPM track. Watch it here.

18. Jar Of Hearts
Jason Dy
Knockouts

– While this wasn’t as good as the original nor as strong as what Morissette Amon did during the first season, Jason sounded quite well. His vocals were beautiful and despite some overdone runs, this was still a lovely performance. Watch it here.

17. You Are My Song
Timmy Pavino
Blind Auditions

– Timmy is boring and bland all throughout the season. He is a predictable balladeer who belts out the highest notes when he think it is what is needed to move forward. BUT. Yes that’s a big but – no pun intended – his audition piece is probably one of the strongest one out of the bunch. It was delicate, vocally solid and deliberate. His vocal choice were not perfect but good. Watch it here.

16. I Knew You Were Trouble
Monique Lualhati
Knockouts

– Who would’ve thought that this franchsie is capable of doing something as bold as this? I mean, we all know that the contestants would usually do karaoke versions or competent covers but for Monique to rearrange a current track and deliver a lovely interpretation? That is really commendable. Of course, some of his vocal choices were missed but again, props for her in making something her own. Watch it here.

15. Hanggang
Jason Fernandez
Live Shows 1

– Jason came on to this competition with a clear picture of what kind of artist he wants to be – rock! But when his coach gave him a challenge, he took it with flying colors. Who knew Jason could sing a ballad like this? His vocals were strong. His performance is solid. His tone is really beautiful! Watch it here.

14. Natural Woman
Tanya Diaz
Live Shows 2

– Goodness gracious, I never knew Tanya is capable of doing something like this. The girl has been screaming her lungs out from her Blinds up to the first Live Shows performance. But she dialed it down beautifully. The imperfections made it more compelling and this is the most of her being connected to her material. Great job! Watch it here.

13. Kamusta, Mga Kaibigan
Bradley Holmes
Knockouts

– Bradley is a born performer. He is just oozing with so much confidence that is not even cocky at all. Not to mention, he sings his songs spot on. Of course, one would argue it was a competent karaoke version but for me the way he navigated the verses is really fluid and his vocals were on fleek! Watch it here.

12. Maging Sino Ka Man
Monique Lualhati
Live Shows 1

– The way Monique carressed the verses of the song sounded like butter melting. It was sublime, lovely and delicious. And when she reached for that climactic belt, she soared as if the song was written with her in the mind. Beautiful! Watch it here.

11. You Give Love A Bad Name
Bradley Holmes
Live Shows 2

– Great stage presence. Fantastic vocals. He commanded the stage pretty well. I am livid that his coach chose the other artist instead of him. He was robbed! Watch it here.

10. Bukas Na Lang Kita Mamahalin
Leah Patricio
Knockouts

– Leah is a very technical singer and it shows. And even if I hate all the overdone, old fashioned song choices for her, I can’t deny the fact that she nailed this song like she never really want to look back. The dynamics were gorgeous. The vocal choices were sublime. This is an absolute strong performance. Watch it here.

9. Tadhana
Daniel Ombao
Blind Auditions

– There’s something haunting in Daniel’s voice that perfectly suits UDD’s biggest hit. The imperfections in his delivery provided a compelling quality that made the audition gorgeous, sublime and lovely. Watch it here.

8. Stay With Me
Jason Dy
Blind Auditions

– With the hype surrounding this audition, Jason’s win is already written in the stars of the season. I mean, even if he doesn’t win, he already got the biggest advantage public hype. But that is not just a hype for me, he actually delivered a beautiful version of this current Sam Smith hit. There are overdone runs but I digress. It was a competent vocal performance. Watch it here.

7. Push
Jason Fernandez
Knockouts

– Again, this was a competent vocal performance from Jason. He is actually a polished one. He knows his range. His vocal choices sounded pleasant and the overall performance is simply gorgeous. Not to mention, we rarely hear a Matchbox 20 song being sang in these reality singing competitions no? Watch it here.

6. Sirena
Mackie Cao
Live Shows 4

– Prior to this, Mackie is an annoying, over the top diva who belts out the highest of the highest notes that felt more like a show off but she won me over when she displayed a variety of range, stage presence and confidence while managing to give us a bombast, colorful and beautiful delivery of this Gloc 9 hit. It was an absolute fantastic display of technicals! Great stuff. Watch it here.

5. Thinking Out Loud
Jason Dy
Live Shows 2

– Jason Dy has a restraint that is undeniably charming. His dynamics were gorgeous. His vocals were impeccable and the idea that the performance was simple allows Jason’s voice to be front and center. Watch it here.

4. Butterfly
Monique Lualhati
Live Shows 4

– We all should know by now that to sing a Mariah Carey song would be a challenge and “Butterfly” is probably one of her hardest track to sing. It is a complicated force of nature that needed so much precision and deliberate vocal choices but somehow Monique was able to run around the verses with so much ease and when she hits the chorus, she soared beautifully! Watch it here.

3. Bilog Na Naman Ang Buwan
Kokoi Baldo
Knockouts

– Fun, entertaing and undeniably a strong, solid showing from Kokoi. Yes he is a one-trick pony who only want to sing in his reggae genre but he made out of what he knows best and deliver a water cooler performance with so much passion, joy and gorgeousness. Watch it here.

2. Banal Na Aso, Santong Kabayo
Shairah Cervancia & Tanya Diaz
Battles

– While sure the over the top screaming in towards the end is really too much, the performance itself is intense, raw and passionate. The hoarsed quality on both artists’ vocals added texture and color to the performance that made it more compelling! What a battle! Watch it here.

1. Take Me Out Of The Dark
Daryl Ong
Live Shows 5

– Dary Ong is probably one of the most consistent vocalist in the competition and while some of those performance quite bore me to death, I still think his body of work deserved a finals spot. But he didn’t. Eh. Nonetheless, I would still rank his performance of “Take me out of the dark” as the best of the season because of three things: Great nuanced vocals, fantastic phrasing and amazing quiet but powerful delivery. Good job! Watch it here.

The Voice Philippines 2: Finale (Part 2)

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Part 2 of last night’s finale. Tonight, the finalists will sing one more solo and a duet with their coach. After that, results will be announced where two artists are going to be eliminated and the final two will battle it out for the last time with another solo performance to determine who will be crowned as this season’s The Voice of the Philippines champion.

How did the finalists do? Let’s see..

SOLO

[4] Rence Rapanot
Tayo’y Mga Pinoy
Team BAMBOO

– I like what Rence and Bamboo was trying to do here. They are basically targetting the OPM enthusiasts but here’s my thing, Rence is just a weak vocalist and his vocals were sounding more likely in monotone. Sure this may be his best performance to date but I just don’t think that Rence is really a viable recording artist. 5

[3] Alisah Bonaobra
Go The Distance
Team APL

– While this doesn’t really give us something new from Alisah, her vocals here were mostly on point. Sometimes, the overwrought high notes felt more like showboating, she still manage to keep them on pitch. 6

[2] Jason Dy
Angels Brought Me Here
Team SARAH

– Just beautiful. I love it when Jason sings in his quiet moments. His vocal choices were fantastic and his vocals were mostly spot on. 7

[1] Leah Patricio
Run To You
Team LEA

– Sure, the song choice is a tired, predictable and yet another ballad but there is something magical in this performance that I personally adore. Her soft, tender parts sounded really gorgeous. Her phrasing was great and her nuanced is just lovely. And those high parts? Fantastic! 8

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DUETS (w/ Coaches)

[4] Rence Rapanot (w/ Bamboo)
Hinahanap-Hanap Kita
Team BAMBOO

– Decent but forgettable. It’s unfortunate that Bamboo had the weakest artist in this stage of competition no? 4

[3] Alisah Bonaobra (w/ APL)
Hero/You Can Do Anything
Team APL

– Why do I find this performance a mess? I just didn’t think this really worked. 4.5

[2] Jason Dy (w/ Sarah Geronimo)
If I Ain’t Got You
Team SARAH

– I love how Sarah would give way for Jason to shine in this performance but there is something compelling in this duet that worked well. I don’t think it was the perfect song for them to duet and the song is already a tired choice but I digress. 7

[1] Leah Patricio (w/ Lea Salonga)
If I Were A Boy/You Oughta Know
Team LEA

– This worked. A little awkward in the transition of the mash-up but this worked pretty well as the performance went on. The vocals were spot on and the harmonies sounded nice too. 8.5

RESULTS:
Rence Rapanot (Eliminated)
Leah Patricio (Eliminated)

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FINAL 2

[2] Alisah Bonaobra
All By Myself
Team APL

– No doubt she can sing those glory notes like she’s just eating a piece of candy but the whole thing was just old fashioned, too overwrought and it just left me cold after the performance. Sorry. 5

[1] Jason Dy
Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin
Team SARAH

– Safe. Decent. This is not a winning performance at all but between the two, I’d rather listen to this more because Jason was able to show dynamics, his phrasing was nice and his vocal choices were pretty gorgeous. 7

FINAL RESULTS:
Alisah Bonaobra (Runner-Up)
JASON DY!!! (Winner)

The Voice Philippines 2: Finale (Part 1)

Tonight is part 1 of the finale night of The Voice Philippines Season 2. If I’ll be very honest, last season’s set of finalists were way better than this season. Even in the semi-finals, it was actually a close call last season with Klarisse De Guzman, Morissette Amon, Paolo Onessa, Myk Perez, Thor and Radha giving quality performances. This season is a let down. The good ones were booted early, the coaches had so much power in them, the elimination process is stupid and we have Luis Manzano. Haha.

Anyway, for the first part of the finale night, each artists will perform twice: one is with a celebrity (singer) duet and the other one is their solo performances. Let’s see how the night went.

DUETS (w/ guest celebrity)

[4] Rence Rapanot (w/ Joey Ayala & Bayang Barrios)
Karaniwang Tao
Team BAMBOO

– Is it wrong that I cared more with Joey and Bayang than Rence himself? This is just… bad.¬†3

[3] Alisah Bonaobra (w/ Dulce)
Ako Ang Nagwagi
Team APL

– Dulce! But this feels more like a Barangay singing showcase. Sorry. 4

[2] Leah Patricio (w/ Jed Madela)
Muli

Team LEA

– While they both sounded pretty nice here, I feel like Leah held back that it feels more like Jed is owning the duet. But then, technically they sounded really fantastic. 7

[1] Jason Dy (w/ Charice)
Wrecking Ball

Team SARAH

– The give and take between the two is impeccable. They both sound really nice here with Charice having more effortless and ease in her delivery. Not that Jason was bad, no, he was actually good but you just can’t help but appreciate the fact that Charice unintentionally owned this performance. 7.5

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SOLO

[4] Rence Rapanot
Estudyante Blues

Team BAMBOO

– Remind me again why is he even here? 2

[3] Jason Dy
With You

Team SARAH

– Remember his performance of “OMG”? That’s a train wreck right? I just don’t think people appreciates him in this kind of performance, especially in this stage of the competition. Sure, there are parts where he sounds really good but most parts felt like the timing is off and the whole thing is forced to him. This was okay. Okay?! 6

[2] Leah Patricio
Titanium

Team LEA

– I feel like the chosen verses and the arrangement didn’t quite work because the build up got lost in the middle and the timing was obviously got messed up somewhere in the verses. Good thing though, who knew Leah is capable of doing something current and pop no? 6.5

[1] Alisah Bonaobra
Love On Top

Team APL

– Yes I ranked her first in this round because I thought current songs really works for her. And even if her performance is verging more on screaming of notes, she still managed to pull those high notes quite well. Maybe if she had more dynamics in here, this would work better. 7

The Voice Philippines 2: Live Shows – Top 8

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This is not The VOICE…. it’s The Barangay Live!

This turns out to be a frustrating episode for me. It’s like watching barangay singing competition broadcast on national television. Not that the barangay competitions are bad, but I’ve always believe that these artists are joining such popular reality singing show to use it as a platform to level up their career as singers, more so as performers.

But with horrible song choices each and every week, the public relying more on backstory than talent and the coaches sugar coating each performances instead of giving them constructive criticisms, I wonder what will happen to them post-The Voice.

Plus, it is such a terrible elimination process, I can’t blame Sarah for crying last week.

Nonetheless, here is what I thought the semi-finalists did tonight..

TEAM SARAH

[2] Monique Lualhati
Fighter

– Monique once again showed that she is a capable and dependable vocalist. Her voice soared in this track with so much confidence and her stage presence is simply impeccable. Though, I am not sure if this can pull an upset over Jason Dy but then she proved to be popular in public votes in the past weeks except last week. So this will be interesting. Both deserved to go to the finals tbh. 7

[1] Jason Dy
Back At One

– You know what really works with Jason? His vocal choices were actually incredible. He just knows how to use them and when to use them. Here, he created a different and texture on a Brian McKnight one hit wonder. It was sweet, pleasant albeit sleepy in parts but he manage to create that build up that successfully gave us a soaring third act. 7

PREDICTION:
Jason Dy

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TEAM APL

[2] Alisah Banaobra
Lipad Ng Pangarap

– Predictable. Old fashioned. I just didn’t care after she performed. Sorry. 4

[1] Daryl Ong
Take Me Out Of The Dark

– Fantastic vocals. Great phrasing. Daryl is a strong vocalist especially with these kind of songs. His voice dominantly taking over the track but it is not too overpowering that he is becomes shouty, but he just knows how to maneuver over his performance to make it sound easy, pleasant yet powerful. 8

PREDICTION:
Alisah Bonaobra

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TEAM BAMBOO

[2] Rence Rapanot
Ikaw At Ako

– I’m lost for words… and it’s not even for the common good. 2

[1] Rita Martinez
Himala

– My problem with Rita is that her vocal support is really weak. And that makes her performances realky underwhelming. Not to mention, she usually is off key and her nerves seems to be her greatest enemy. Nonetheless, she really has some lovely low register no? 6

PREDICTION:
Rence Rapanot

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TEAM LEA

[2] Timmy Pavino
Ikaw Lamang

– Timmy has a nice voice and good looks to back it up so I am not surprised if he is really getting some public votes. But there is something lazy in his every delivery that I can’t really take. It makes his performances sleepy and boring. Not that he needs to do uptempo just not to be boring but his vocal choices were mostly dragging and when he is reaching those glory notes, it is very affected. This is yet again a decent but not even memorable performance from him. 5

[1] Leah Patricio
Ikaw Lamang Ang Mamahalin

– And when all else fails, go to your go-to-song. And this is very.. very.. very predictable already. Another diva song and she sang it really well but I just didn’t care at all. I mean, I wasn’t even excited. But then she sounds technically incredible. 6

PREDICTION:
Timmy Pavino

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FINAL THOUGHTS: My predictions were usually based on a week by week results. If I had to choose prior to this week, per team I would like Tanya Diaz (Team Bamboo), Jason Fernandez (Team Sarah), Leah Patricio (Team Lea) and Daryl Ong (Team Apl) to compete for the finals. If it is per artist basis, I would say Jason Dy, Jason Fernandez, Monique Lualhati (all from Team Sarah) and Daryl Ong (of Team Apl) deserves to be in the finals. Nonetheless, the public votes are seem to be so locked already with the underdog and backstories that is why I am not going to be surprised if Rence Rapanot (Team Bamboo) and Alisah Bonaobra (Team Apl) will represent their respective teams. It is now very tricky for both Sarah and Lea’s team because both Monique and Leah were saved by the public in the early weeks of live shows byt somehow last week, the public ought to save Jason Dy and Timmy Pavino. So this will be an interesting night for both coaches.

The Voice Philippines 2: Live Shows -Top 12 (Part 2)

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Last night’s show was iffy and underwhelming but tonight both Lea and Sarah did the right call. I mean, that’s the reason why the coaches are given that much power right? So that the deserving ones will get another chance to move forward just in case the public will not rally behind them.

Tonight, Team Sarah still dominates the whole competition in terms of performances and well Lea still uses those tired, outdated song choices that I wonder if she has seen the current music book.

Nonetheless, this is way better than last night but I am still waiting for those “moments”. In season 1 Morissette Amon shines when she performed “Jar of hearts” while on The Voice Kids Ph, Darren Espanto wowed us with his rendition of “Ngayon”.

And Luis Manzano and Alex Gonzaga…… Really?

TEAM SARAH

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[3] Kokoi Baldo
Message In A Bottle

– It’s a problem for me since before. There is no growth in Kokoi to be honest. Sure it was still energetic, fun and feel good but it is still the same kind of performance we’ve seen from him since his Blinds. And I think even Sarah is finding it hard to look for the best reggae song for him. Why can’t he sing Redemption Song? That would be a total game changer. This was not bad but it is already predictable. 5

[2] Jason Dy
Kahit Kailan

– His vocal choices were outstanding. That falsetto part, missed a bit but he still pulled it off. His gorgeous tone created an undeniably warmth feeling and the overall projection of his performance is smooth, lovely and nuanced beautifully. 7.5

[1] Monique Lualhati
Butterfly

– Monique showed variety and that is what I like about her. She did uptempo last week, slow downed Taylor Swift two weeks ago, and this week she belted out this Mariah Carey hit. This is a risk because you need a solid vocal chops to pull something like this but Monique managed to give us a performance full of ease and power. Her vocal dynamics were fantastic too. 8

RESULTS:
Jason Dy (Public’s Vote)
Monique Lualhati (Sarah’s Choice)
Kokoi Baldo (Eliminated)

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TEAM LEA

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[3] Nino Alejandro
I Want To Know What Love Is

– His vocals were shaky. When he reached those high registers, it felt uncomfortable and wobbly. The vocals were too stretched. This is yet again another karaoke performance. 4

[2] Leah Patricio
Because You Loved Me

– This is turning out to be very predictable already and Leah is more capable of that. She needs to take risk and surprise people of how great of a singer she is. Technically, Leah is up there. But from the performance itself, and the continuous nod to diva songs? This is already tiring, boring and blah. 4.5

[1] Timmy Pavino
Story Of My Life

– Finally. A current song from this team. Look, on paper, this is perfect. It will definitely capture Timmy’s lovely voice but his lazy vocal stylings and that moment when he overwrought those high notes? It felt uneasy. His vocals also suffered when he tried to hit those high notes. 5.5

RESULTS:
Timmy Pavino (Public’s Vote)
Leah Patricio (Lea’s Choice)
Nino Alejandro (Eliminated)

The Voice Philippines 2: Live Shows – Top 12 (Part 1)

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Horrible elimination process. Underwhelming performances with some stepping up tonight. I swear I can’t really wrap up myself around the idea that these teams are like scavenging each other just to be the last person standing in their team. That is just utterly ridiculous. We already bid goodbye to some of the best singers and we are left with mediocre ones and it is not funny. They should really change the elimination process or else we might end up having a finals of pure mediocre performers.

Nonetheless, tonight… Team APL and Bamboo takes the stage with the results coming up immediately at the end of the night. 1 will be public’s vote and the other one is the coach’s choice. There’s so much power that lies in the hands of the coaches no? Ha.

Anyway, here’s how I thought tonight went.

TEAM BAMBOO

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[3] Rence Rapanot
Kamusta Na

– Whyyyyyyyy. I still can’t get it! Not to mention, his verses are really muddled and everything is just lackluster and boring. 3

[2] Rita Martinez
Paglisan

– Decent but shrill. There are parts where her vocals were really shaky. Her phrasing is a little messy too. Nonetheless, there’s a gorgeous quality on her delivery that I like. 5

[1] Tanya Diaz
Because Of You

– I am not sure if the arrangement is pitched too low for her or she took the song way too high but the beginning is really uneven. Not until she reached the chorus where everything came together and her vocals were soaring. There’s a part of me though that thinks she isn’t that sure about the song choice because she seems to be just throwing her notes up in the air not minding if she is really hits them on point. Nonetheless, it was a gorgeous effort still. 6

RESULTS:
Rence Rapanot (Public’s Vote)
Rita Martinez (Bamboo’s Choice)
Tanya Diaz (Eliminated)

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TEAM APL

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[3] Alisah Bonaobra
Let It Go

– There’s an easyness on her delivery of this popular (and tired, yes I’m tired of this song already) song choice. She may have little flaws like her intonation and enunciation but I like how there are dynamics here. When her vocals were soaring, it wasn’t painful to listen. But then, it is so boring and felt like an impressive karaoke version. 4

[2] Daryl Ong
Rolling In The Deep

– Covered multiple times already, I was expecting for a trainwreck here. I mean, do we need another cover or arrangement? Haha. His delivery is almost, if not, flawed. His tone is messy in parts. There is so much going on in here. I mean, he started slow, turned it up a little then doing a full time R&B version then suddenly there were “Chasing Pavements” inflections. The arrangement is awful for my liking. 4.5

[1] Mackie Cao
Sirena

– Mackie is a show off no? Yes we get it Mackie, you can belt these notes higher than the eagle can fly. But here’s the thing in this performance. It was surprisingly strong and entertaining albeit overwrought in high notes, there is confidence in her delivery that oozing with passion and presence. Her vocals were technically impeccable and if only she dial it down a little, this would be a total home run. 8

RESULTS:
Alisah Bonaobra (Public’s Vote)
Daryl Ong (Apl’s Choice)
Mackie Cao (Eliminated)

The Voice Philippines 2: Live Shows – Top 16 (Part 2)

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On a night where Bamboo’s choices (both results and songs) were pretty impressive and Lea seems to have taken some notes from APL and decided to, well, get songs from the old school song book. Not that those are bad songs, but clearly those are tired song choices. Not to mention, it is pretty obvious that Nino Alejandro is Lea Salonga’s Mitoy and Darlene this season.

Anyway, I hated this by team elimination. I think the show wanted all coaches to get represented but I think it was like killing your own kind instead of outdoing the competitors. You get me? Haha

Now let’s see how the second night of Top 16 went..

TEAM LEA

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[4] Nino Alejandro
Livin’ On A Prayer

– This is miles better than the previous weeks but it felt awkward. His stage presence looked unnatural. He hits some wobbly notes here and there and his verses were kinda muddled. But then this is pretty much a decent performance. Still a little karaoke in parts but I digress. 6

[3] Timmy Pavino
My Heart Will Go On

– Timmy is a lazy vocalist no? I mean sure there are pretty decent to great notes he hit but his vocal choices were blah. It never really something inspiring to listen. Plus, do we really need another Erik Santos? Go Figure! 6.5

[2] Miro Valera
Kiss From The Rose

– While his voice sounded thin for the song, Miro delivered something decent. If only they kept it intimate, this will be spot on. But then, Miro was able to choose some impressive vocal choices and his nuance sounded beautiful. 7

[1] Leah Patricio
Healing

– Again, this was technically great but uninspired. The vocal choices were nice albeit lazy. Her vocals were soaring high and I love how she showed dynamics pretty well. But then, this felt outdated. She needs to graduate on that or else people will forget about her right after the competition. 7

RESULTS:
Leah Patricio (Public’s Vote)
Timmy Pavino (Public’s Vote)
Nino Alejandro (Lea’s Choice)
Miro Valera (Eliminated)

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TEAM BAMBOO

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[4] Rence Rapanot
Para Sa Masa

– Seriously, I like underdogs but I still don’t understand how he made it at this point. His vocals were uneven. His pitch was all over the place. The performance is boring. This was just meh. 4.5

[3] Tanya Diaz
Take Me To Church

– I seriously thought it was a smart move for Bamboo to give her this song. I am not sure if the masses will be a fan of it but it was actually brave for her to take this. She started shaky and she even missed the cue. Her vocals were uneven and especially in the last part when she started shouting to us, again. 6

[2] Kai Honasan
Jealous

– Decent but forgettable. Her pitch were far superior this week than before. Her vocal stylings were nice and I did like the fact that she stripped down this R&B track from Nick Jonas. 6.5

[1] Rita Martinez
Sweet Dreams

– While I still don’t know what kind of artist Rita wants to be, this is her team’s best effort. Her vocals were nice despite some muddled verses. Her pitch is almost on point. Her tone sounded beautiful as well. The production looked a little distracting but she was able to pull it off. Wait, did they use the LGBT card during her introduction? Hahaha smart move! 7

RESULTS:
Rence Rapanot (Public’s Vote)
Rita Martinez (Public’s Vote)
Tanya Diaz (Bamboo’s Choice)
Kai Honasan (Eliminated)