WATCH: Davao Dad Named First Semi-Finalist of ‘Tawag ng Tanghalan’

Dominador Alviola Jr. represented Mindanao with pride as he was recently hailed as the first semi-finalist of “Tawag ng Tanghalan” on the noontime variety show “It’s Showtime”.


The 44-year-old dad from Mati, Davao Oriental stunned the madlang people and the hurados for five consecutive days with his soothing voice and stage presence. He first wowed the viewers with his rendition of the Tom Jones his “I Can’t Stop Loving You.” His power vocals also secured him a spot at the semi-finals with the song “One in a Million You” by Larry Graham.

As his winning streak ended, Dominador won more than P100,000 and was thankful for the opportunity “It’s Showtime” gave him to show his talent to the madlang people.

Meanwhile, with their strict yet entertaining comments, the interesting mix of the hurados adds fun to the singing competition. Led by the Legendary Singer-Songwriter and Punong Hurado Rey Valera, the Total Entertainer Rico J. Puno and the 13-week Tawag ng Tanghalan Defending Champion and Today’s premiere Director and Starmaker Bobot Mortiz are full-force in finding the country’s next singing superstar.

Aside from the three OPM legends, joining the panel of judges are Pinoy Dream Academy’s first Grand Star Dreamer and Philippine’s Pop Rock Princess Yeng Constantino; OPM and Showbiz Royalty Karylle; first-ever The Voice of the Philippines Grand Winner Mitoy Yonting; and Singer, Composer and Acoustic King Nyoy Volante. Completing the set of hurados are the Bipolar Diva of “Tawag ng Tanghalan” K Brosas and the “Tanghalan’s” Queen Mother Karla Estrada.

Don’t miss the talented pinoy singers as they battle for supremacy in the return of “Tawag ng Tanghalan,” in the noontime variety show “It’s Showtime,” Mondays to Saturdays in ABS-CBN. For more information, follow “Tawag ng Tanghalan” on Facebook (, Twitter (@TNTABSCBN), and Instagram (@TawagNgTanghalan). Be updated with the latest happenings on “It’s Showtime” by also following the show on Facebook and Twitter (@ItsShowtimena).

6 Comments on WATCH: Davao Dad Named First Semi-Finalist of ‘Tawag ng Tanghalan’

  1. latest obsolete news // January 18, 2016 at 10:03 am //

    Lumma naman ng balita.
    Update din pag my tym

  2. ALDEN pambansang binaBAE..PAMHINTA ...c derrick monasterio gusto ni alden..YAYA DOG hopia pa more!!! // January 18, 2016 at 5:46 am //

    Abangan ang mga aldogs sa KANGKUNGAN

  3. Heto na, abangan ang bagong segment ng EB. Kabahan na kayo.. “Ang Bagong Kampeon”.

  4. sayang nung pauline // January 17, 2016 at 8:18 pm //

    Sayang talaga ung Pauline of batangas. Natalo ng dahil sa mga tanga at di deserving na judges. Binenta ung laban dun sa crisel na wala namang K para manalo.

  5. cnavi mo pa teh..pti buong gmewww ntin nga-nga din….wuhuhuhuhu

  6. nga-nga na ang eat bulagta nmin d2..huhuhuhu

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