'The Voice of the Philippines' names Top 8 artists for Semi-Finals


MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN's vocal competition 'The Voice of the Philippines' on Sunday, February 15 named the top 8 artists who will compete for the Live Semi-Finals next week (February 21-22).

'The Voice of the Philippines' names Top 8 artists for Semi-Finals

On Sunday, remaining artists of Team Lea and Sarah battled for the votes of the public and their coaches. Reggae dad Kokoi Baldo from Team Sarah and OPM royalty Nino Alejandro from Team Lea were eliminated in the competition.

‘Haranista’ Jason Dy and 'loving grandson' Timmy Pavino topped the public votes, 44.67% and 50.80% respectively.

Here are the results of the Live Shows for Team Lea and Sarah:

Team Lea

  • Timmy Pavino (""Story of My Life") - PUBLIC'S CHOICE
  • Leah Patricio ("Because You Loved Me") - LEA'S CHOICE
  • Nino Alejandro ("I Want to Know What Love Is") - ELIMINATED

Team Sarah

  • Jason Dy ("Kahit Kailan") - PUBLIC'S CHOICE
  • Monique Lualhati ("Butterfly") - SARAH'S CHOICE
  • Kokoi Baldo ("Message in a Bottle") - ELIMINATED

Aside from the electrifying live performances from the artists, English singer Matt Monro Jr. also took the “The Voice” stage as a special Valentine treat to viewers.

On Saturday, Team Bamboo and Team Apl artists fought for the slot in 8.

Here are the results of the Live Shows for Team Bamboo and Apl:

Team Bamboo

  • Rence Napanot ("Kumusta Na") - PUBLIC'S CHOICE
  • Rita Martinez ("Paglisan") - BAMBOO'S CHOICE
  • Tanya Diaz ("Because of You") - ELIMINATED

Team Apl

  • Alisah Bonaobra ("Let It Go") - PUBLIC'S CHOICE
  • Daryl Ong ("Rolling in the Deep"/"Chasing Pavements") - BAMBOO'S CHOICE
  • Mackie Cao ("Sirena") - ELIMINATED

Same with previous Live Shows, the contestants performed a song of their choice.

In the new voting mechanics, 30 votes per SIM were only allowed. Voting lines opened after the performance of the team and has been closed immediately after the break.

The episode of Live Shows on Saturday tops online conversations with '#VoicePH12' among the trending topics nationwide and worldwide.

Don’t miss the continuation of Live Shows in “The Voice of the Philippines” Season 2 this Saturday (February 21) at 8:45PM and Sunday (February 22), 8:30 PM on ABS-CBN.

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