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Yes, Bruno Mars is Already a Billionaire (If He’s in the Philippines)

The Fil-Am artist may have already attained his wish if his net worth is converted to Philippine pesos

After co-writing and singing the hit song Billionaire in 2010, Grammy Award winner Bruno Mars seemed to be pulling no stops to actually become one.“I wanna be a billionaire so freakin' bad, buy all of the things I never had. I wanna ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 03, 2018 05:00:00
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Madonna, Coldplay, One Direction: How MMI is Fast Emerging as a Leading Concert Promoter in PH

CEO Rhiza Pascua talks about growing her company, exactly how ticket prices are set and what’s next for MMI

When pop music superstar Madonna performed two sold-out shows in Manila in February 2016, it marked the end of decades of waiting for many of her Filipino fans. One of the world’s biggest-selling artists has toured the world many times over throughout ...

by Paul John Caña  | December 09, 2017 09:00:00
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The Most Expensive Concerts in the Philippines (2017 Edition)

Which shows did you shell out to see?

Over the past few years, Manila concertgoers have been witness to some pretty amazing live shows, from Ed Sheeran to Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, and Sting.While we often cheer whenever we hear our favorite artists are slated to perform on ...

by Aimee Dacanay for  | September 07, 2017 12:00:00
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How Do Prices of Justin Bieber’s Concert Tickets in PH Compare to SG, HK and Japan?

MMI Live began selling tickets last July 9 for the Canadian pop star’s Sept. 30 concert

Justin Bieber fans who bought tickets for his September 30 Purpose Tour concert in Manila after event producer MMI Live began selling them last July 9 may be glad to find out they’re not paying the costliest prices compared to their counterparts ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | July 11, 2017 12:00:00
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Buying Concert Tickets Online? Be Wary of Online Scalpers

Warning issued as public sale of tickets for Harry Styles' concert next year starts on June 19

2017 is shaping up to be a good year for concerts of international pop artists in the Philippines. After the successful shows of Coldplay and Britney Spears, two other big-name artists, Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran, will be making stops in the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 18, 2017 11:00:00
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How do Britney Spears’ Ticket Prices Compare to Other Performers’?

Though quite costly, tickets for the pop icon’s concert are selling well

For the first time since she debuted as a pop artist in the 1990s, Grammy-award winning artist Britney Spears is finally coming to Manila to perform this Thursday, June 15, at the Mall of Asia Arena.The demand for the pop star’s concert ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 15, 2017 11:00:00
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Just How Much Money is Britney Spears Making?

The pop music artist is 89th in Forbes’ 2017 list of the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities

Every year since 1999, Forbes magazine names the 100 highest-paid celebrities all over the world in their Celebrity 100. This year’s top 100 famous people, mostly entertainers, earned a total of $5.15 billion, according to the list released by the magazine on ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | June 15, 2017 11:00:00
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Which Asian Country is Paying the Most to See Britney Spears?

A look at the pop artist’s concert ticket prices in eight Asian countries

 On June 15, pop artist Britney Spears is set to perform in the Philippines for the first time. Apart from Manila, the “Lucky” singer who has a lucrative Las Vegas show is also performing this month and next in at least seven ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 14, 2017 12:00:00
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Why PH’s Top Concert Promoter Is Now Also Doing Stage Musicals

”?"We need to be continuously open to opportunities,” says Ovation Productions President Renen De Guia

Ovation Productions is bringing in the stage musical Sister Act to Manila this JuneRenen De Guia has been a concert promoter for over 35 years. As the president and CEO of Ovation Productions, he and his team have made it possible for ...

by Paul John Caña  | May 22, 2017 01:00:00