Twitter's Entertainment Index for Midyear 2018 celebrates the most trending personalities, love teams, teleseryes, music, and movies in the entertainment industry that continuously drive the Filipino community to Twitter.
Top Pinoy Movies on Twitter
- Never Not Love You
The first movie of James Reid (@tellemjaye) and Nadine Lustre (@hellobangsie) for 2018 portrayed how they battle against the convergence of dreams and reality. A lot of Tweeps #relate with Gio (James) and Joanne (Nadine) in their journey about balancing love, family and career.
- My Fairy Tail Love Story The romance-fantasy movie directed by Perci Intalan (@percinotpercy) and starring Janella Salvador, Elmo Magalona (@SuperElmo) and Kiko Estrada was released on a Valentine’s Day, making it exciting for singles and couples to watch on a special day.
- Da One That Ghost Away (#DOTGA) The star-studded Filipino horror-comedy movie that drives not only bad spirits away; but also bad, cranky moods, made it to the list of top movies on Twitter. #DOTGA was directed by no other than Tony Reyes, starring Chinita Princess, Kim Chiu (@prinsesachinita), Ryan Bang (@ryanbang), #MayWard (Maymay Entrata (@maymayentrata07) and Edward Barber (@Barber_Edward_) and more.
- Sin Island Island This movie shows extraordinary performance from its talented cast like Xian Lim (@XianLimm), Coleen Garcia (@coleengarcia), and Natalie Hart (@imnathaliehart). Directed by Gino Santos (@ginomsantos), this movie showed how love is really worth fighting for amidst challenges and infidelity.
- Meet Me In St. Gallen
Many people believe in destiny, but others say it is more of a choice rather than luck. For Jesse (Carlo Aquino,(@carloaquino11) and Celeste (Bela Padilla, @padillabela), it was both destiny and a choice. This romantic-comedy-drama film was written and directed by Irene Emma Villamor.
Top OPM Musicians on Twitter
- Darren Espanto (@Espanto2001)
From the first season of The Voice Kids Philippines, Darren has rocketed to the top to capture the hearts of many with his songs. At the age of 17, he already had multiple concerts inside and outside the country and received multiple awards.
- Nadine Lustre (@hellobangsie) Former member of the girl group Pop Girls, Nadine didn’t stop in exhibiting her talent in singing and concentrated later on her acting career.
- IV of Spades (@IVOFSPADES) The band's unique style has made them a household name, on and off Twitter. It claimed the ‘Bandarito Performance of the Year’ with their hit song Mundo at the recently concluded MYX Music Awards 2018.
- Moira Dela Torre (@moirarachelle4) Moira, dubbed as the Queen of Hugot songs, sings primarily about love, heartbreak, letting go, moving, and falling in love again. In her latest single, Tagpuan (meeting place or in her context, altar), she tells a more personal story, and in the official music video she released, she shared how her engagement happened with long-time boyfriend Jason Marvin (@jasonmarvinph).
- JV Kapunan (@iamyoungjv_) and Miho Nishida (@realmihonishida)
These two confirmed they are exclusively dating last March, and released their first song together entitled “123”. Now, a lot of fans are supporting their perfect tandem as #JHo.
Top Female Celebrities on Twitter
- Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm)
Still the reigning top female celebrity on Twitter, Maine continues to engage her followers with creative, funny, and sometimes even personal Tweets. Maine is now celebrating her third year in the show business with a grateful heart to all of her fans and followers.
- Maris Racal (@MissMarisRacal) Maris Racal is unabashed in communicating her thoughts on Twitter. With a following of 1.2 million, she continues to voice out her opinions on various subjects like her recent role in the primetime drama anthology Maalaala MoKaya (MMK) episode ‘Titibo-tibo’ as a bisexual woman.
- Kathryn Bernardo (@bernardokath) Starting her career in 2003, Kathryn continues to shine as an actress, model, and recording artist. She has proven that her talent stands out, making her land on various huge projects including her upcoming movie “The Hows of Us”. She has captured the heart of his co-star Daniel Padilla (@Iamdanielpadilla).
- MayMay Entrata (@maymayentrata07) The Pinoy Big Brother Lucky Season 7 big winner defines what “simplicity is beauty” means. She has always been seen as a simple girl but whenever she strikes a pose, fans give all-out support, some even encouraging her to join the international modeling competition, 'Asia's Next Top Model'.
- Loisa Andalio (@iamAndalioLoisa)
The "Talented Darling ng Parañaque" during Pinoy Big Brother expands her roles in acting. One of our favorites is her dramatic role as Hazel in ABS-CBN’s The Good Son. With over 1.64 million followers on Twitter, she was also recently crowned as #FavPinoyNewbie at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2018.
Top Male Celebrities on Twitter
- Vice Ganda (@vicegandako)
Vice remains to drive most conversations among male celebrities on Twitter through his endeavors like #PusuanMoSiViceGandaConcertTour and the booming number of Vice Cosmetics (@vicecosmeticsph) users. He’s currently getting ready for his upcoming MMFF Film entry entitled “Fantastica: The Princesses, The Prince & The Perya”.
- Donny Pangilinan (@donnypangilinan) After showcasing his talent in hosting, vlogging, and singing; Donny is now going into the acting scene with the release of the movie “Walwal” and his recent pairing with Kisses Delavin.
- Alden Richards (@aldenrichards02) Alden Richards remains in the top 3 spot and still continues to show his charismatic personality to his fans and to the AlDub nation. He is now preparing for his action-packed teleserye entitled “Victor Magtanggol”to be aired on GMA soon.
- James Reid (@tellemjaye) Even though James doesn’t have on-screen projects to date, he is now focusing on his recently released single “Right There” which is now hitting the music charts on iTunes and Spotify.
- Ronnie Alonte (@iamr2alonte)
Ronnie remains to be one of the heartthrobs to watch out for. Aside from his daily appearance on the noontime show It’sShowtime and his love team with Loisa Andalio (@iamAndalioLoisa), he continues to wow his fans with the release of his first solo music entitled “Makita Lang Kita”.
Top Love Teams on Twitter
Two weeks looming before their 3rd anniversary, AlDub remains unbeatable on Twitter wjth a combined following of close to 10 million.
- MayWard MayMay Entrata (@maymayentrata07) and Edward Barber (@Barber_Edward_) share their magazine shoots, concerts, and travel experiences with their millions of fans on Twiter.
- DonKiss Kisses Delavin's love team (@delavinkisses) Donny Pangilinan (@donnypangilinan), her co-star in the new movie “WalWals.
On the fourth spot is Kisses’ love team with Tony Labrusca (@tonythesharky) which continues to receive support from their fans even though they don’t have recent projects together as of now
#JaDine remains connected with their fans with Viva TV’s #JADINE show. The two continue their successful career individually as Nadine recently launched her make-up line “Lustrous” while James continues to write new songs after he released his latest single “Right There”.
Top Teleseryes on Twitter
- Bagani (@OfficialBagani)
Now on its fourth month on-air, Baganitakes the lead spot on Twitter with the casting of big celebrities.
- Wildflower After its wild ending in February, Wildflowerremains among the most talked about teleseryes on Twitter as people continue to recognize Maja Salvador (@dprincessmaja)’s performance in the show. Most Tweeps share their sentiments about their favorite Wildflower moments with #WildflowerForever and #LongLiveWildflower.
- Kambal Karibal (@7KambalKaribal) As the show is about to end, the sibling rivalry gets even more intense between the twin, Criselda (@iammendozapau) in the body of Cheska (@2002kyline) and Crisanta (@bianx_umali). Especially now that Diego (@MiguelTanfelix_) is courting Crisanta which makes Crisel jealous.
- Since I Found You (#SIFY) Love is in the air as Arci Munoz (@monaarcimunoz) and Piolo Pascual (@pjpcom) bring it every night as Dani and Nathan.
- Sherlock Jr.
Even though it only lasted for four months, Sherlock Jr.still proves that a dog is a man’s best friend. This has been one of GMA’s action-packed series starring Ruru Madrid (@Rurumadrid8) who played the role as Jack (Sherlock Jr.) and Gabbi Garcia (@_gabbigarcia). The lead stars of Sherlock Jr.continue to have the support of their fans in Twitter as they enjoy different projects after the show.