Saturday, July 14, marked a celebration of Original Pilipino Music (OPM), as well as an earnest hope of better things to come for the industry, as the first Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPOP) finals took place. Karl Villuga emerged as the first PhilPOP champion for his composition entitled ‘Bawat Hakbang.’
An epic Bruce Springsteen concert in London’s Hyde Park ended on Saturday with organizers pulling the plug with the singer and ex-Beatle Paul McCartney still on stage and playing at full throttle after more than three hours of music. Springsteen had danced and worked the crowd with the energy of a man of half his 62 years, running through most of his classics before being joined by McCartney to rip through the Beatles’ ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ and ‘Twist and Shout.’
France’s far right National Front will sue Madonna after she screened footage of party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika superimposed on her face at a concert in Paris on Saturday, a party official said. The video shown on a huge screen has already been used on other legs of the U.S. singer’s tour and shows the singer’s face merging with other public figures, such as Pope Benedict and former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who was toppled by popular protests last year.
Sa katatapos lamang na online poll ng MEGA magazine para sa cover ng July issue nito, nanguna ang #TeamGMAonMEGA na kinabibilangan nina Alden Richards, Bela Padilla, Kris Bernal, at Sarah Labahti.
Christopher Nolan’s Batman finale stars Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne and features performances from series newcomers Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.