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“Idol Philippines” hopefuls get praises from Anita Baker, YouTube reactors

Contestants of “Idol Philippines” are making waves in the international scene

Idol Philippines hopefuls get noticed by foreign singers and youtube reactors

The Idol hopefuls of “Search for the Idol Philippines” are making waves in the international scene as they earn praises from various foreign singers and YouTube reactors for their impressive audition performances.

lance busa gets noticed by american singer anita baker
lance busa gets noticed by american singer anita baker

Despite his audition only aired last Sunday (May 12), Lance Busa already caught the attention of the American singing legend Anita Baker, who followed him on Twitter and tweeted “Soul music alive and well with our friends in the Philippines.” Another American singer Brian McKnight also became Lance’s instant fan as the RnB star followed him on Instagram.

Lance’s audition piece also earned approval from “American Idol” season 7 alumnus David Hernandez, who commented on one of his online posts, and was reposted by the foreign Instagram account @theyhavetherange.

American Idol's David Hernandez comment on Lance Busa's performance
American Idol’s David Hernandez comment on Lance Busa’s performance
theyhavetherange Whew!!!! He sang the hell out this song!!!! Now y’all know I LOVE rasp and he has the perfect amount!! What I do love about this video is that he is jamming and enjoying every min of it! He knows he sings down!!! Yes Lawd!! #theyhavetherange update: singer is @misterlance_

Meanwhile, several reaction videos of YouTube reactors showing how they were impressed by the Idol hopefuls’ audition performances also surfaced online, with some of the even earning hundred thousands of views.

Music Game News reaction to Juancho Gabriel of Idol PH
Music Game News reaction to Juancho Gabriel of Idol PH

Juancho Gabriel’s performance of the song “Your Man” left the reactor from the Music Games News channel, which has 475,000 subscribers, in awe and commented that “it was surprising and it was different” as he praised Juancho’s unique baritone voice.

Youtube Reactors on Idol Philippines
Youtube Reactors on Idol Philippines

“She has so much emotion and she was singing from her heart,” said the reactor from the Brothers channel, which has 442,000 subscribers, as he felt the emotional performance of Angie Kristine who sang “Jar of Hearts.”

Partners Yani and Fabio were thrilled with Matty Juniosa's rendition of Natural Woman
Partners Yani and Fabio were thrilled with Matty Juniosa’s rendition of Natural Woman

Partners Yani and Fabio, who has 136,000 subscribers, were thrilled with Matty Juniosa’s rendition of “Natural Woman” as they admired his “technique” and “sass” while performing.

Another set of Idol hopefuls will try to impress and touch viewers’ hearts this weekend. Who among them will get the chance to step on the Idol City?

Idol Philippines hopefuls get noticed by foreign singers and youtube reactors
Idol Philippines hopefuls get noticed by foreign singers and youtube reactors

Search for the Idol Philippines TV Ratings

Meanwhile, “Search for the Idol Philippines” continues to reign on weekends. Last Saturday (May 11), it recorded a national TV rating of 31.3% versus “Daddy’s Gurl” (16.9%), according to data from Kantar Media. It also won last Sunday (May 12) with 27.8%, beating “Studio 7” (14%).

Tune in to the idol hopefuls’ journey on “Search for the Idol Philippines” on ABS-CBN.

Also see: Filipino Singer Jej Vinson Wowed Four Judges at The Voice Blind Auditions

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Written by Markus Castro

A cat person by day and a writer by night. He loves to travel to his favorite destinations in Southeast Asia.

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