Monday, January 23, 2017

JayR Receives Gold Record Award for “Elevated”

The Philippines King of R&B JayR’s latest album “Elevated” has been certified GOLD! JayR received his Gold Record award from Philippine Association of Record Industry (PARI) Chairman Atty. Marivic Benedicto assisted by Homeworkz Music’s Events & ADProm Officer Perry McDonald earlier today (January 22) on ASAP.

“Elevated” is released under JayR’s own independent record music label, HomeworkZ Music. The album sold more than 7,500 units.

Comprised of 14 outstanding all original tracks with collaborations from Kyla, Mica Javier, Q-York, Gabi Wilson, Jhing, Jimmy Muna, Marié Dibgy, AJ Rafael and Kris Lawrence.

One of the songs on the album entitled “L-O-V-E” was lucky enough to be part of a Hollywood movie soundtrack “Bounce Back” starring Shemar Moore, Nadine Velasquez and Bill Bellimy. He even attended the red carpet movie premiere at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood last December 2016.

“Kahit all original ang album ko na Elevated nag-Gold pa rin. Ibig sabihin nun buhay na buhay ang OPM. Next level is Platinum. I’m so proud that my first album produced under my own label is making waves,” the Award-winning singer/producer posted on his social media after the surprised awarding.

“Elevated” is still available at all Astroplus, AstroVision and Odyssey record bars nationwide and on digital downloads via Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Apple Music, Deezer, and other digital music retailers worldwide.

JayR is currently seen every Sunday on ABS-CBN’s Sunday variety show ASAP and part of “Soul Sessions” along with Kyla, Jason Dy, Daryl Ong and KZ Tandingan. He has also a radio show “The Bloq Party” on Wave 89.1 every Sunday 4-6PM with Q-York and Maddy Madz. JayR is set to release an all-original Tagalog album within the year.

For all the latest updates on the HOMEWORKZ ARTISTS, you may visit: the following: FACEBOOK: homeworkmusicph; TWITTER: @homeWorkZMusic & INSTAGRAM: @homeworkzmusic. Don't miss it!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

See more of Robinsons Department Store’s latest fashion pieces

Fashion trends continue to evolve by the day. But only few have the luxury of space and the budget, to have a closetful of clothes. Women are now smart shoppers, turning to the internet for tips and tricks to streamline their wardrobe and become skilled at mixing and matching. The secret to successful mixing and matching is having select pieces that easily morph into new ensembles.

Robinsons Department Store’s exclusive brands, Stella and Liberté, present wide options that will help women have the perfectly curated wardrobe. Ladies can expect elegant and tastefully done pieces from Stella for the woman who wants to flaunt her feminine edge. With versatile pieces where one could flexibly mix and match, be it for the office or for parties, Stella’s classics are staple must-haves in the closet.

While the young and adventurous dresser finds sexy, edgy silhouettes from Liberté that defines a young lady’s fashion statement with colors and styles exuding contemporary moods. Be it for casual day outs or for hangouts with family and friends. For pieces that call for personality and functionality combined, Liberté’s got your back.

Every woman’s wardrobe should let their confidence exude and shine through as they face the challenges of every day, and welcome pleasant surprises. See more of Robinsons Department Store’s latest fashion pieces at and follow  Robinsons Department Store on Facebook and @RobinsonsStore on Twitter.

Singapore welcomes 2017 with world-class concerts, shopping and dining events

An exciting line-up of rock concerts, dining and shopping events to satisfy different passions await visitors to Singapore this 2017.

Headlining the roster of adrenaline-pumping concerts are Grammy® Award winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Metallica with their Metallica Worldwired Tour 2017, happening on January 22 at the Singapore Sports Hub.

The legendary Guns N' Roses will play in Singapore for the first time at the Changi Exhibition Centre on February 25 for their Not in This Lifetime Tour.

British rock band Coldplay will also return to the Singapore Sports Hub on March 31 and April 1 for their A Head Full of Dreams Tour, which has already played to 2.5 million people across Latin America, the United States and Europe.

Grammy® Award winning English singer and songwriter Sting rounds out the concerts for the year with his 57th and 9th Tour at the Singapore Sports Hub on May 28.

Other artists to watch out for in Singapore are British rock band Bring Me the Horizon (February 2, D’Marquee), American rock bands Journey (February 10, The Star Theatre) and Yellowcard (February 12, The Coliseum).

Dining and shopping pleasures

Aside from a vibrant concert scene, Singapore hosts an array of lifestyle events that allow visitors to indulge in their passions.

From March 16 to 21, the Singapore Cocktail Festival, Asia’s largest celebration of cocktails, will feature pop-up bars in a 5,000 sqm cocktail village for mixology workshops, trade events, tours, and a showcase of best-in-class cocktails from some of the best bartenders from around the world, climaxing with the awards ceremony for Asia's 50 Best Bars 2017.

From March 23 to 26, international flavor meets local taste as street food traders from all over the region merge with Singapore’s very own in Eat the World Singapore, a unique festival that celebrates exotic food from the finest ingredients around Singapore and Southeast Asia, with influence from ethnic cuisine.

Food lovers can have a gastronomic experience in Singapore with a feast of global and local dishes, from exquisite fine dining to delightful hawker fare. At the World Gourmet Summit from March 20 to April 16, diners can indulge in fine cuisine, great wines and unique dining experiences from all over the globe, while the Michelin Guide Street Food Event, which rolls out on April 14 and 15, will bring together the best street food and hawker establishments listed in the MICHELIN Guide Singapore.

Get ready to take shopping to a whole new fun and exciting level with the inaugural Orchard Road Style Festival, happening from March 10 to April 8. The month-long festival will see fabulous fashion alongside thought-provoking art and design, great music and delicious foods, presenting unique experiences to visitors along Singapore’s most well-known shopping belt.

Go on a 10-week shopping spree with the Great Singapore Sale 2017. The island-wide sale event of the year offers great deals on shopping, dining and entertainment, starting on the last week of May until the first week of August.

Marvel at Asia’s only curated exhibition of the finest jewelry from around the world, at the Singapore JewelFest 2017 in Ngee Ann City, or witness the bold creations of international and local fashion designers at the Singapore Fashion Week 2017, Singapore’s premier fashion event which will be held at the National Gallery Singapore. Both events are slated to begin in October.

Whether you and your loved ones are planning to rock with Metallica or Guns ‘N Roses, satisfy your senses with world-class cuisine, amazing cocktails and gastronomic treats, or seek out unique shopping and fashion experiences, Singapore is the place to go this 2017.

So mark your calendars and plan ahead for your trips to fully appreciate the experiences that Singapore can offer. For more details on upcoming events and activities, please visit

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Enrique Gil is Grips Hair Wax' and Hair Clay's newest Endorser

In an announcement that aims to kick-start a potentially remarkable year, hairstyling brand Grips officially introduced matinee idol Enrique Gil as its new celebrity endorser.
Aside from being a multi-awarded actor and dancer, Gil is also known for wearing iconic hairstyles that fit his many roles.

“Our hairstyles are not just about good looks, they also allow us to express ourselves,” the Kapamilya star said during the official launch held at B Hotel in Quezon City. “Styling our hair, however, can sometimes be time-consuming, but thanks to Grips, hairstyling is easier and more hassle-free now.”

Easy grooming and washing
The formulation of Grips Hair Wax and Grips Clay Easywash promise an easy style, easy wash experience. Grips helps users achieve their desired hairstyle even when they are on the move. Because Grips Hair Wax and Grips Clay Easywash are easier to wash compared to other similar hair products, users need not worry about unwanted stickiness or the possible effects of ingredients that stay in the hair despite trying to wash it off.

Grips’ products also use ingredients like Pro-Vitamin B5 that make hair strong and nourished.

Grips’ styling products are available in supermarkets, groceries, drugstores, and convenience stores nationwide. Grips Wax 75g jars start at P81.75 SRP. Grips Clay EasyWash is available at P86.90 SRP. These products are also available at 25g jars and 5g sachets.

For more information, check out Grips’ Facebook page at  You may also follow #EnriqueForGripsWax #GripsEasyStyleEasyWash on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.