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X Factor Philippines - The Biggest and Grandest Music Event of the Year
X Factor Philippines

The X Factor Philippines is a Filipino reality television music competition, adapted from the original UK show as part of The X Factor franchise,
to find new singing talent in the Philippines.
Prize: one winner will get 4 million peso plus a recording contract.

Creator of X Factor: Simon Cowell
X Factor Director: Johnny Manahan
Host: KC Concepcion
Judges: Charice Pempengco, Pilita Corrales, Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera
Guest Judges: Cheesa, Rico J. Puno, Jed Madela, Arnel Pineda
Number of X Factor Episodes: 10 from July 22, 2012
Executive Producer: Alou Almaden
Running Time: 1 hour (every Saturday and Sunday)
TV Channel Station: ABS-CBN
First Season Sponsors: Rough Rider Jeans (RRJ) and Revlon

X Factor Qualifications
1. 16 years old and above
2. 3 judges has to say “YES” to an auditionee to qualify to the next round

X Factor Format of Auditions
1. Producer’s Audition
2. Judges’ Audition
3. Bootcamp
4. Judges’ Home Visit
5. Live Shows (FINAL)

X Factor Philippines Top 12
chosen on July 29, 2012 (Sunday)

Mentor: Charice Pempengco
Guest Judge: Cheesa
Place of Competition: Bellevue Hotel Manila
Top 3 Finalist:

Allen Jane Sta. Maria1. Allen Jane Sta. Maria
Freelance Singer
Age: 17
Song she sang that made her to top 3 for Girls: Love the Way you Lie


Abigail MendozaRemoved:
Abigail Mendoza
song she sang before she was
removed: A song for You

Jerrianne Mae Templo2. Jerrianne Mae Templo
Diver Guide
Age: 21
Song she sang that made her to top 3 for Girls: Fever


Angelica PradoRemoved:
Angelica Prado
band vocalist, 24

song she sang before she was removed: The Nearness of You

Kristine Zhenie "KZ" Tandingan3. Kristine Zhenie "KZ" Tandingan
From: Digos, Davao del Sur
Age: 20
Song she sang that made her to top 3 for Girls: Killing me Softly


Mentor: Martin Nievera
Guest Judge: Arnel Pineda
Place of Competition: Club Balai Isabel Batangas
Top 3 Finalist:

Jeric Medina1. Jeric Medina
Paranaque City
Age: 21




Michael PangilinanRemoved:
Michael Pangilinan
Cubao, 19

Gabriel Anciano Maturan2. Gabriel Anciano Maturan
Dapitan City Dipolog
Age: 19



Anton Paolo AntenocruzRemoved:
Anton Paolo Antenocruz
Assistant Manager, 19

Kedebon Colim3. Kedebon Colim
Age: 18


O V E R 25’s

Mentor: Pilita Corrales
Guest Judge: Rico J. Puno
Top 3 Finalist:

Joan Da1. Joan Da
Age: 26
Song she sang that made her to top 3 for Over 25's: I Can't Tell You Why



Paulo Castro
Paulo Castro, 27
song she sang before she was removed: Kahit Kailan

Mark Mabasa2. Mark Mabasa
Freelance SInger
Age: 26
His mom is a great fan of Pilita Corrales.
Song she sang that made her to top 3 for Over 25's: The Last Time


Cristine LedesmaRemoved:
Cristine Ledesma
Lounge Singer, 27
song she sang before she was removed: For Once in My Life

Modesto Taran 3. Modesto Taran
Security Officer
Age: 55
Song she sang that made her to top 3 for Over 25's: Besame Mucho


Mentor: Gary Valenciano
Guest Judge: Jed Madela
Place of Competition: Tagaytay Highlands
Top 3 Finalist:

Lucky Girls
1. Lucky Girls
Metro Manila and Cebu

5th Avids
5th Avids


2. Takeoff
Gerald Yranon, Neo Domingo, JZ Zamora, Raffy Calicdan, and Ice Medina

Sweet Bliss
Sweet Bliss
Macy, Cebu, 19, Noreem, 21, Dumaguete, Sor, 20, Iligan

Daddy’s Home
3. Daddy’s Home
Allan Mitchell Silonga, Ebat, Doc E., Jerome