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Born to be a Star
Season 1
Broadcast from September 30, 2012 – April 28, 2013
Judges Gino Padilla
Paula Bianca
Joey Albert
Dingdong Avanzado
Host(s) Anja Aguilar
Broadcaster IBC
Winner:
Joshua Cadelina
Origin Quezon City
Genre(s) Singing
Runner-up
Jea Marie Reyes
Chronology
  2013

The first season of Born to be a Star produced by IBC Entertainment TVViva Television and premiered on IBC on September 30, 2012.

A certified singing champion Anja Aguilar leads the role as the host the show. The official judges that including Gino Padilla, Paula Bianca, Joey Albert and the original prince of pop Dingdong Avanzado. Auditions were then held in several key cities in the Philippines including Baguio, Iloilo, Cebu and Davao.

On April 28, 2013, Joshua Cadelina, a 20-year old singer from Diliman, Quezon City, was hailed as the grand winner of the season while Jea Marie Reyes of Quezon City as the runner-up.

AuditionsEdit

The auditions were held from August 31, 2012 to September 28, 2012 (extended until December 21, 2012). Auditions were done via three methods: online, mail-in, and on-ground at the various locations with contestants ages 15 to 25 years old from different high schools. Before the show aired on September 30, 2012, the top 21 auditionees were already announced. In the final auditions, each auditionee must present themselves and sing their final audition songs. From the top 21 auditionees, 12 finalists will advance for the live shows and compete for the grand prize.

Successful applicants were given a pass for the Main Auditions. IBC, Viva Entertainment, Inc. and its radio partners like 90.7 Love Radio, 93.9 iFM, Mellow 947, 96.3 Easy Rock, 99.5 Play FM, 101.1 Yes FM and iDMZ provided free transportation, food and lodging to those who were eligible for Theater Eliminations.

Auditions took place in the following locations:

Audition Date City Audition Venue
August 31 and September 1, 2012 Quezon City SM City North EDSA
September 4 and 7, 2012 Taguig City Taguig City University
September 12 and 15, 2012 Baguio City SM City Baguio
September 21 and 22, 2012 Mandaluyong City SM Megamall
September 26, 27 and 28, 2012 Quezon City Robinson’s Galleria Cinema
October 5, 2012 Iloilo City SM City Iloilo
October 11 and 12, 2012 Cebu City SM City Cebu
October 26 and 27, 2012 Davao City SM City Davao
November 5 and 6, 2012 Davao City SM Lanang Premier
November 22 and 23, 2012 Batangas City SM City Batangas
November 27 and 28, 2012 Dasmariñas City SM City Dasmariñas
December 1, 2012 Quezon City Ali Mall
December 19 and 20, 2012 Quezon City Trionma Mall
December 21, 2012 Las Piñas City SM Southmall Las Piñas

Weekly ThemesEdit

The opening act features different songs with Anja Aguilar starts with an opening song and dance number.

  • October 14, 2012: Born to be a Star
  • October 21, 2012: To Reach You
  • October 28, 2012: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • November 4, 2012: How Could You Say You Love Me (Sarah Geronimo)
  • November 11, 2012: You Made Me Stronger (Regine Velasquez)
  • November 18, 2012: Tell Me Your Heart
  • November 25, 2012: Forever's Not Enough (Sarah Geronimo)
  • December 2, 2012: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • Decemebr 9, 2012: Queen of the Night
  • December 16, 2012: Fall in Love Again
  • Decemebr 23, 2012: All I Want for Christmas is You (Anja Aguilar)
  • December 30, 2012: Queen of the Night
  • January 6, 2013: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • January 13, 2013: I Will Always Love You (Whitney Houston)
  • January 20, 2013: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • January 27, 2013: Tell Me Your Heart
  • February 3, 2013: You'll Never Stop Me Loving You (Sonia)
  • February 10, 2013: To Love Again (Dingdong Avanzado)
  • February 17, 2013: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • February 24, 2013: Tell Me Your Heart
  • March 3, 2013: Celebration (Jump5)
  • March 10, 2013: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • March 17, 2013: Queen of the Night
  • March 24, 2013: Bakit (Jessa Zaragosa)
  • March 31, 2013: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • April 7, 2013: Before I Fall in Love (Coco Lee)
  • April 14, 2013: This Kiss (Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • April 21, 2013: Maghihintay Sa'yo (Dingdong Avanzado)
  • April 28, 2013: Born to be a Star

Each week of the show had a particular theme.

  • October 14, 21 and 28, 2012: Be a Song, Be a Superstar
    • October 14, 2012: First batch - Greggy, Gemma, Camille, PJ, Jea, Christian
    • October 21, 2012: Second batch - Kevin, Beatriz, Emman, Czarina, Ninay, Iya
    • October 28, 2012: Third batch - Anton, Rafael, Reymond, Laurice, Robert, Ysrael, Jun
  • November 4, 2012: Songs of Dedication and Thankfulness
  • November 11, 2012: Regine Velasquez's Greatest Hits
  • November 18, 2012: OPM Classics
  • November 25, 2012: Sarah Geronimo's Greatest Hits
  • December 2, 2012: Sing and Dance Week
  • December 9, 2012: Anja Aguilar's Choice
  • December 16, 2012: Personal theme songs
  • December 23, 2012: Christmas Special (Elimination Round)
  • December 30, 2012: New Year's Eve (Elemination Round)
  • January 6, 2013: Top 12 Finalist of Music Genre
  • January 13, 2013: Whitney Houston's Choice
  • January 20, 2013: Final 10 List of Musics
  • January 27, 2013: Requested Songs by Viva Stars
  • February 3, 2013: Rising Stars of Performance
  • February 10, 2013: Dingdong Avanzado's Choice
  • February 17, 2013: Happy Valentines Day
  • February 24, 2013: Celebrity Duets
  • March 3, 2013: Classic OPM Love Songs
  • March 10, 2013: Superstar with a Song
  • March 17, 2013: Singing with a School
  • March 24, 2013: Batch of Graduation
  • March 31, 2013: Summer School in the Superstars
  • April 7, 2013: Rising Singing Summer Stars
  • April 14, 2013: Superstars of Summer Party
  • April 21, 2013: Rising Champion Tonight at the Summer
  • April 28, 2013: Born to be a Star Grand Champion
    • Blue for Joshua Cadelina
    • Red for Jea Marie Reyes
    • Green for Czarinah Rosales

FinalistsEdit

Main article: List of Born to be a Star (season 1) finalists

Elimination chartEdit

Legend
Top 20 Top 15 Top 12 Top 5 Non-Elimination Runners-Up Winner
Safe Eliminated
Stage: Semi-Finals Finals
Week: October 28 November 4 November 11 December 23 December 30 January 13 January 20 March 10 March 17 March 24 March 31 April 21 April 28
Place Contestant Result
1 Joshua Cadelina Low4 Non-

Elim

Low4 Non-Elim Winner
2 Jea Marie Reyes Low4 Non-

Elim

Low4 Low4 Non-Elim Runner-up
4 Czarinah Rosales Low4 Non-Elim Non-Elim Runner-up
3 Kevin Montallana Low4 Low4 Non-

Elim

Elim
5 PJ Gonzalez Low4 Non-Elim Low4 Elim
6 Rafael Ignacio Low4 Non-Elim Elim
7 Reymond Sajor Low4 Non-Elim Elim
8-9 Ysrael Carreon Elim
Camille Cortez
10 Gemma Fitzgerald Elim
11-12 Anton Malunda Elim
Beatriz Muñoz
13-15 Rachael Pegason Elim
Emman Omaga
Ninay Lescano
16-20 Christian Mercado Elim
Laurice Bermillo
Robert Bernadas
Iya Ginez
Jun Hirano

Television ratingsEdit

Television ratings for the first season of Born to be a Star on IBC under Viva-TV primetime block are gathered from two major sources, namely from AGB Nielsen Philippines and Kantar Media - TNS. AGB Nielsen Philippines covers Mega Manila, while Kantar Media - TNS covers most of the Philippines.

Television ratings for the first season of Born to be a Star:

  • Color keys:
  •      Highest rating during the season
  •      Lowest rating during the season
Television ratings of the first season of Born to be a Star
Stage Air Date AGB Nielsen Kantar Media - TNS
Rating Ranking Rating Ranking
Timeslot Primetime Timeslot Primetime
Be a Star, Be a Superstar September 30, 2012 20.5% #1 #3 28.9% #1 #2
October 7, 2013 17.3% #1 #6 20.9% #1 #4
October 14, 2013 25.3% #1 #3 30.3% #1 #2
October 21, 2012 24.5% #1 #1 33.9% #1 #5
October 28, 2012 22.8% #1 #1 29.6% #1 #1
Singing Star Fans November 4, 2012 24.5% #1 #1 25.8% #1 #1
November 11, 2012 18.1% #3 #1 20.9% #1 #1
November 18, 2012 15.9% #2 #6 20.5% #1 #1
November 25, 2012 22.8% #1 #2 24.9% #1 #1
December 2, 2012 19.6% #1 #7 21.8% #1 #5
December 9, 2012 26.6% #1 #4 27.7% #1 #4
December 16, 2012 12.7% #3 #2 15.5% #1 #2
December 23, 2012 24.8% #1 #3 37.1% #1 #2
December 30, 2012 27.8% #1 #3 29.2% #1 #1
Quarterfinals January 5, 2013 18.5% #3 #7 21.1% #3 #2
January 6, 2013 28.8% #1 #2 41.8% #1 #1
January 12, 2013 20.2% #2 #3 21.1% #2 #6
January 13, 2013 26.9% #1 #1 28.8% #1 #1
January 19, 2013 22.8% #2 #2 23.9% #2 #3
January 20, 2013 15.8% #2 #1 18.2% #1 #3
January 26, 2013 20.9% #2 #2 22.9% #2 #2
January 27, 2013 22.2% #1 #1 28.9% #1 #1
February 2, 2013 23.3% #2 #2 25.6% #2 #4
February 3, 2013 11.9% #3 #1 13.4% #3 #1
February 9, 2013 10.3% #3 #3 7.8% #3 #1
February 10, 2013 15.5% #2 #1 20.8% #2 #3
February 16, 2013 11.1% #3 #3 13.5% #3 #3
February 17, 2013 28.4% #1 #2 33.5% #1 #1
February 23, 2013 7.5% #3 #3 9.6% #3 #3
February 24, 2013 20.6% #1 # 25.7% #1 #9
March 2, 2013 10.1% #3 #1 11.4% #3 #1
March 3, 2013 19.9% #2 #1 20.8% #2 #1
March 9, 2013 10.8% #3 #3 12.7% #2 #2
March 10, 2013 18.9% #2 #2 25.5% #2 #2
March 16, 2013 9.4% #3 #3 10.4% #3 #3
March 17, 2013 20.6% #2 #1 24.7% #2 #1
March 23, 2013 7.8% #3 #3 8.8% #3 #3
March 24, 2013 22.8% #2 #1 24.4% #2 #1
Semi-Finals March 31, 2013 20.7% #1 #1 24.2% #1 #1
Top 3 Semi-Finals April 7, 2013 22.4% #1 #1 25.9% #1 #1
April 14, 2013 25.9% #1 #1 28.9% #1 #1
Live Grand Finals April 21, 2013 24.9% #1 #1 25.3% #1 #1
April 28, 2013 27.3% #1 #1 29.5% #1 #1
SEASON AVERAGE 30.9% #1 #1 23.89% #1 #1

MusicEdit

Born to be a Star: The AlbumEdit

Born to be a Star: The Album is the compilation album from the reality talent show Born to be a Star (season 1) finalists, an franchise in the Philippines. It was released under Viva Records and Vicor Music released on December 30, 2012 The album is composed of 13 tracks and performed by the top 12 contestants of the TV show.

  1. Magsimula Ka (Leo Valdez) (composed by Gines Tan) - Joshua Cadelina (from Viva Records)
  2. I Need You Now (Firehouse) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Jea Marie Reyes (from Vicor Music)
  3. You Are My Song (Martin Nievera) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - PJ Gonzales (from Vicor Music)
  4. Lost In Your Eyes (Debbie Gibson) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Beatriz Munoz (from Viva Records)
  5. Basta't Kasama Kita (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Rafael Ignacio (from Viva Records)
  6. How Do I Live (LeAnn Rhimes) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Gemma Fitzgerald (from Vicor Music)
  7. In Your Eyes (George Benson) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Reymond Sajor (from Vicor Music)
  8. Thanks to You (Tyler Collins) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Camille Cortez (from Viva Records)
  9. Break It to Me Gently (Brenda Lee) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Anton Malunda (from Viva Records)
  10. Give Me a Chance (Ric Segreto) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Kevin Montallana (from Vicor Music)
  11. Kuyg Siya Ang Mahal (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Czarinah Rosales (from Vicor Music)
  12. Kahit Isang Saglit (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Ysrael Carreon (from Vicor Music)
  13. Born to be a Star (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Anja Aguilar (from Viva Records)

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

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