Singing Bee in the Philippines

Singing Bee was hosted by Cesar Montano and directed by Bobet Vidanes.

Online PR News – 01-March-2010 – – The Philippine version of The Singing Bee premiered on April 21, 2008 on ABS-CBN. A combinination of karaoke singing and a spelling bee-style competition, this show features contestants trying to remember the lyrics to popular songs.

At the start of the show, the band plays a song and the host "randomly" gives audience members a chance to sing part of the song. The players are selected through a draw conducted by a private auditing firm.

* Vice Ganda was the longest running defending champion within 12 days but he was defeated by Preety Trisza in August 21.
* Valera's family (with Rey Valera) was the longest running defending team champion within almost 8 weeks.
* Aiza Seguerra won more than 2 times the jackpot prize giving her an honor to be the first contestant to win 2 times the jackpot prize.