Ever feel like you’re having a normal (dare we say, boring) day only to be shookedt by a sudden announcement or exciting news from your favorite acts or artists? In the entertainment biz, there’s always something rolled up its sleeves. So for this edition of Lifestyle Buzz, we round up the biggest surprises to date in music, movies, and television—local and international! Mark your calendars.
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Who’s The Buzz?
You heard right, Carly Rae Jepsen fans! As part of her ‘The Dedicated Tour’, the pop star is returning to Manila for a third time on October 23 at the New Frontier Theater. This is your chance to see her perform hits like Cut to the Feeling, Call Me Maybe, Party for One, I Really Like You, Boy Problems, and Emotion live! Tickets go on sale starting August 31 via TicketNet.com.ph and at all TicketNet outlets nationwide.
Also returning to the New Frontier Theater is Jung Hae In! The K-drama actor, who is currently on his One Spring Night tour, will once again have a special meet-and-greet for his Filipino fans on September 28. It’s the second visit to the Philippines, as well as his second Netflix original since Something In The Rain. For tickets, visit TicketNet.com.ph, any TicketNet outlet, or Call the TicketNet hotline at 911-5555.
ICYMI, James Reid and Just Hush released a song together called Fiend. The music video premiered on Youtube in August and netizens are living for it! Many have praised it for its aesthetic value, the acting performances of James Reid and Nadine Lustre, and the song itself! Watch the full material below, and tell us what you think:
It’s a great year for Gracenote. Not only have they official signed with Universal Records, but they released a new song under their label—much to the surprise of Gracians! "Baso At Bote" is the first single off their upcoming album Small World, which the band explains is a fresh take of a “combination of everything” they’ve put out. Stream "Baso At Bote" on all major streaming platforms, including Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Deezer, Amazon Music, and all major streaming platforms.
Speaking of Spotify, now’s the perfect time for new users to get Spotify Premium. Not only will they get access to 50 million on-demand and ad-free tracks as well as access to 450,000 podcast titles, but they’ll get them free of charge for the first three months of their subscription. That’s two months longer than its previous offer of 30 days for free! This first three months for free offer is always-on/not limited time, and will roll out across Spotify Premium plans globally, which includes Individual, Student (where available), Family (where available), and Duo (where available) in the coming months.
Contemporary artist Dex Fernandez, film director Treb Monteras II, musicians IV of Spades, and fashion-forward siblings Daryl and André Chang are creative Filipino geniuses—so much that the impact they’ve made in their respective fields inspired The Reno Collective, a video series launched by Oppo in time for the release of their Oppo Reno and Reno 10x Zoom cameras. Each video tells the story of their creative journeys and how the power of technology helped further their artistic visions. For some creative (and life!) inspiration, check out the vids on www.facebook.com/OPPOPH/.
This just in, Netflix subscribers! The sequel to To All The Boys I Loved Before (entitled To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You) is premiering February 12, 2020—just before Valentine’s Day! The third film—To All The Boys: Always And Forever, Lara Jean— is already in production! Who else can’t wait to see Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, and Jordan Fisher back together!?
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