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VIDEO: Rivermaya former vocalist Jason Fernandez auditions on 'The Voice PH'



“The Voice of the Philippines” coach Bamboo faces off with Jason Fernandez, the former vocalist of Rivermaya, the band that jumpstarted the rock icon’s own musical career as aired on Sunday, November 23, 2014 in the top-rating and Twitter-trending singing-reality show’s blind auditions.

Rivermaya former vocalist Jason Fernandez auditions on 'The Voice PH'

Fernandez, 25, from Sta. Rosa, Laguna impressed Coach Apl in the near-end of his performance of Eraserheads' 'Huling El Bimbo'.

Before fronting the said band and eventually launching his solo career and releasing his own album, Jason Fernandez also joined singing contests when he was a kid. Now he gets back to competing as he joins the country’s biggest vocal competition on TV.

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As of the November 23 episode, 42 artists have already convinced with at least one coach to turn around.

So far, Team Apl has acquired Jason Fernandez, Mark Avila, Ferns Tosco, Alisah Bonaobra, Mecerdital Quiachon, Samantha Felizco, Bradley Holmes, Jannet Cadayona, and Mark Cando, while Team Sarah has recruited Shaira Opsimar, Elmerjun Hilario, Mark Dagal, Daniel Ombao, Demie Fresco, Jason Dy, Kokoi Baldo, Monique Lualhati, and Vanessa Monot.

Coach Bamboo, meanwhile, has built a strong team with artists Joniver Robles, Patricia Gomez, Sean Oquendo, Lougee Basabas, Shaira Cervancia, Ramonne Rodriguez, Dang del Rosario, Kai Honasan, Karlo Mojica, Rence Rapanot, and Tanya Diaz, and coach Lea with Christelle Tiquis, Charles Catbagan, Nino Alejandro, Philippe Go, Jem Cubil, Leah Patricio, Miro Valera, and Timothy Pavino.

At the end of the Blind auditions, each team will have 14 artists. The Top 56 artists will be named which include stolen artists for each team.

As coaches Apl, Sarah, Bamboo and Lea continue to build up their respective teams, “The Voice of the Philippines” has viewers nationwide glued to the blind auditions. It posted a national TV rating of 30.4% last Saturday (Nov 15) and 30% last Sunday (Nov 16), trouncing rival programs “Marian” (14.4%), “Celebrity Bluff” (10.5%), and “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho” (17.7%).

The Sunday's episode of 'The Voice of the Philippines' Season 2 dominates online conversations with '#TVOP2' and 'Ordinary People' among the trending topics.