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Born to be a Superstar
Season 8
Broadcast from September 4, 2016 - March 5, 2017
Judges Mark Bautista
Donna Cruz
Janno Gibbs
Host(s) Anja Aguilar
Broadcaster IBC
Winner:
Jester Fernandez
Origin Koronadal City
Genre(s) Singing, Dancing, Acting
1st Runner-up
Dea Formilleza
2nd Runner-up
Sam Santiago
Chronology
2017

The eighth season of Born to be a Superstar produced by Viva Television and premiered on IBC in September 4, 2016. Anja Aguilar leads the role as the host of the show.

The judges including Mark Bautista, Donna Cruz and Janno Gibbs. Auditions for this season were held in several key cities in the Philippines.

As of March 5, 2017, Jester Fernandez from Kotabato City was hailed as the grand champion of the season while Dea Formilleza as the 1st runner-up, Sam Santiago as the 2nd runner-up and Melvin Sarmiento as the 3rd runner-up.

AuditionsEdit

The auditions for the sexenth season takes place in key cities in the Philippines. Major auditions are held in Baguio, Davao, Cebu and Iloilo where the hopefuls are judged by Mark Bautista, Donna Cruz and Janno Gibbs. Also, auditions are also held in other cities mall tours and judged by the staff of Born to be a Superstar become the huge success in the nationwide talent search contest in the next singing superstar fans to be the superstar champion discover the best singer in the country through audition from a different high-school students for singing superstars.

Auditions took place in the following locations:

Audition Date City Audition Venue
July 16, 2016 Taguig City Vista Mall Taguig
July 23, 2016 Baguio City SM City Baguio
July 30, 2016 Roxas City CityMall Arnaldo-Roxas
August 6, 2016 Cebu City Ayala Mall Cebu
August 20, 2016 Davao City Abreeza Mall Davao
August 27, 2016 Quezon City TriNoma

FinalistsEdit

Main article: List of Born to be a Superstar (season 8) finalists

Elimination chartEdit

Legend
Top 20 Top 15 Top 12 Top 5 Non-Elimination Runners-Up Winner
Safe Eliminated
Stage: Semi-Finals Finals
Week: December 11, 2016 December 18, 2016 December 25, 2016 January 1, 2017 January 8, 2017 January 15, 2017 January 22, 2017 January 29, 2017 February 5, 2017 February 12, 2017 February 19, 2017 February 26, 2017 March 5, 2017
Place Contestant Result
1 Jester Fernandez Top 1 Non-Eliminated Top 1 Non-Eliminated Winner
2 Dea Formilleza Top 1 Non-Eliminated Top 2 Top 3 Non-Eliminated 1st Runner-Up
3 Sam Santiago Top 2 Non-Eliminated Non-Eliminated 2nd Runner-Up
4 Melvin Sarmiento Top 3 Top 2 Non-Eliminated 3rd Runner-Up
5 Zari Bilon Non-Eliminated Eliminated
6 Mark Cerro Top 1

Non-Eliminated

Eliminated
7 Erika Rabara Top 3 Eliminated
8-9 Almario Salgado Eliminated
Krezia Mae Tonaca
10 Justin Eguia Eliminated
11-12 Inah delos Reyes Eliminated
Jefferson Madroño
13-15 Katleen dela Cruz Eliminated
Ranz Kyle Viniel E.
Hannah Joyce Lopez
16-20 Chasten Ramirez Eliminated
Michelle Ryu
Elward Diesta
Abigail Castrence
Roppie Eusebio

Television ratingsEdit

Television ratings for the third season of Born to be a Superstar on IBC are gathered from two major sources, namely from AGB Nielsen Philippines and Kantar Media - TNSAGB Nielsen Philippines covers Mega Manila, while Kantar Media - TNS covers most of the Philippines.

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

  • Color keys:
  • Highest rating during the season
  • Lowest rating during the season
Television ratings of the third season of Born to be a Superstar
Stage Air Date AGB Nielsen Kantar Media - TNS
Rating Ranking Rating Ranking
Timeslot Primetime Timeslot Primetime
Rising Superstars September 4, 2016 34.9% #1 #3 35.2% #1 #3
Septemebr 11, 2016 39,7% #1 #3 40.4% #1 #3
September 18, 2016 36.8% #1 #3 37.8% #1 #3
September 25, 2016 38.7% #1 #3 39.6% #1 #3
October 2, 2016 37.2% #1 #3 38.7% #1 #3
Batch of Singing Stars October 9, 2016 26.8% #1 #2 37.4% #1 #2
October 16, 2016 34.9% #1 #2 35.6% #1 #2
Quarterfinals October 23, 2016 37.2% #1 #2 38.7% #1 #2
October 30, 2016 33.1% #1 #2 34.3% #1 #2
November 6, 2016 33.8% #1 #2 34.7% #1 #2
November 13, 2016 35.8% #1 #2 36.1% #1 #2
November 20, 2016 35.2% #1 #2 37.4% #1 #2
November 27, 2016 33.8% #1 #2 34.5% #1 #2
December 4, 2016 29.4% #1 #2 30.7% #1 #2
December 11, 2016 33.1% #1 #2 34.4% #1 #2
December 18, 2016 31.7% #1 #2 32.8% #1 #2
Semi-Finals December 25, 2016 27.8% #1 #2 28.9% #1 #2
January 1, 2017 29.3% #1 #2 30.8% #1 #2
January 8, 2017 27.5% #1 #3 28.7% #1 #3
January 15, 2017 29.7% #1 #3 30.3% #1 #3
January 22, 2017 29.8% #1 #4 30.4% #1 #4
January 29, 2017 32.4% #1 #4 33.5% #1 #4
February 5, 2017 34.7% #1 #3 35.4% #1 #3
February 12, 2017 33.2% #1 #3 34.8% #1 #3
February 19, 2017 31.6% #1 #3 32.7% #1 #3
February 26, 2017 34.5% #1 #3 35.6% #1 #3
Live Grand Finals March 5, 2017 32.7% #1 #3 33.8% #1 #3
SEASON AVERAGE 33.7% #1 #2 34.8% #1 #2

MusicEdit

Born to be a Superstar 8: The AlbumEdit

Born to be a Superstar 8: The Album is the compilation album from the reality talent show Born to be a Superstar (season 8) finalists, an franchise in the Philippines. It released under Viva Records and Vicor Music released on January 18, 2017. The album composed of 11 tracks and performed by the top 10 contestants of the TV show.

  1. Hanggang Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan (composer: George Canseco) - Jester Fernandez
  2. Tunay Na Mahal (composer: Freddie Saturno) - Dea Formilleza
  3. I Love You, Goodbye (composer: Diane Warren) - Sam Santiago
  4. Maging Sino Ka Man (composer: Rey Valera) - Melvin Sarmiento
  5. Miracle (composers: L.A. Reid and Babyface) - Zari Bilon
  6. Hindi Ko Kaya (composer: Aaron Paul del Rosario) - Mark Cerro
  7. Til My Heartaches End (composer: Vehnee Saturno) - Erika Rabara
  8. Say That You Love Me (composer: Louie Ocampo) - Almario Salgado
  9. Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw (composer: Jimmy Borja) - Krezia Mae Tonaca
  10. Incomplete (composers: Montell Jordan and Anthony "Shep" Crawford) - Justin Eguia
  11. Born to be a Superstar (Theme) (composed by Vehnee Saturno) - Anja Aguilar

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