“Behind every famous artist is a great fandom.” – Wish FM 107.5
MANILA, Philippines – The final four of the much-awaited grand finale of the Wish 107.5 Ultimate Fandom Challenge (WUFC) are set to face for their ultimate challenge on June 28 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. More than 2 million pesos is at stake to be given away.
The Final Four
Finally, after two-month-long of fun and exciting challenges, four out of the twelve participating teams have made it to Wish Fandom Ultimate Challenge final four. Each team, together with their dearest artist, will compete for the last and final round of Wish 107.5 ultimate challenge. Thus, be crowned as the first Wish 107.5 Ultimate Fandom.
Here’s the list of the final four:
- DARRENATICS for Darren Espanto
- DYFENDERS for Jason Dy
- JUANISTAS for The Juans Band
- MOWIENATICS for Morissette Amon
Meanwhile, three teams of the other fandoms made it to Wish Fandom Survivors’ (WFS) list, which includes the following:
- DARYLNATICS for Daryl Ong
- FRANCISNATICS for Francis Ryan Lim
- Juan Karlos United Families Club for Juan Karlos Labajo
These teams will be competing for the 4th, 5th, and 6th runners up.
Fandoms and the Charities
Wish Ultimate Fandom Challenge is not just about the artists and their fandoms. Charity is a big part of the event. Each team has their chosen charity institution or beneficiary, which 35% of their winning prize will be given to it.
The names of their chosen beneficiary will be announced on the event proper.
The Wish Fandom Challenges
The twelve-fandom teams joined the elimination round. Part of the elimination round is the Twitter trending challenge (April 25 and May 15) and the online voting. Only seven made it to the final round to compete.
The Final Round
After the elimination round, here comes the final round. Obviously, it comes with more challenges. Every round has its equivalent score with corresponding percentage.
First is the online voting challenge, which started on May 21 and will end on June 28 at 12nn. To vote for your favorite artist, click here.
Second is Twitter trending challenge (3 rounds) that was held on May 22, May 29, and June 19.
Third is the MV Power viewing challenge wherein each fandom will have a duet with their favorite artist (taped on May 18) and uploaded on Wish 107.5 official YouTube channel– the more views it gained, the higher the score it gets. Viewing started on June 5 and ended on June 20.
The fourth is called the WISHDependence Day Challenge. This was held on June 12 at Bakasyunan Resort in Tanay, Rizal. It was part of Wish FM treats for the fandoms. It was a day full of adventure consisting of different games and challenges. The toughest fandom won!
Meanwhile, the fifth is the Album Sales and Physical Presence during the main event on June 28. Every sale and every fandom counts.
The last is the live performance of the artist together with the fandom. This will be held on June 28 at Smart-Araneta Coliseum. Each of the participating fandom will showcase their performance together with their favorite artist. It will be a two- to three-minute long collaboration performance.
Wish FM invited some of the prominent personalities in Philippine music industry to be the event’s judges. And the juries will judge them according to the following criteria:
- Unity and disciple 40%
- Artist performance 30%
- Creativity and originality 20%
- Impact 10%
- Mr. Isah Red, the president of Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors or SPEED
- Veteran singer – songwriter Dingdong Avanzado, the corporate secretary of the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit.
- And the chairman of the board of judges, Mr. Alvin De Vera, of the Philippine Association of the Record Industry.
Faculty Members of the Department of Mathematics, Ateneo de Manila University
Wish Ultimate Fandom Challenge AWARDS
The sum of the percentage on each round will determine who among the fandoms will be the first Wish Ultimate Fandom. 35% of the cash prize of the winning fandom will be given to their chosen charity, 35% for the fandom, and 30% for the artist.
Wish 107.5 Ultimate Fandom Challenge will give a total of 2.3 million pesos cash prize on the night’s event.
Wish 107.5 Ultimate Fandom Challenge is indeed another history on Philippine’s FM radio following the success of the first Wish 107.5 Music Awards, which recognized the country’s young OPM artists.
The innovator behind every Wish FM’s unique and public service oriented endeavor is none other than Kuya Daniel Razon, the BMPI-UNTV Chairman and CEO. His great mind and ideas have already set an important impact to present Philippine media. He exemplifies the outstanding and remarkable qualities of a media man. It has always been public service first. His UNTV is the evidence!