Matty Juniosa and Rachel May Libres are the first two finalists to get eliminated from the Idol Philippines Top 12 live rounds.
The results were announced today, June 30, during the first elimination round of Idol Philippines.
Finalist Elle Ocampo was also included in the bottom three, along with Matty and Rachel.
This was based on 50 percent of the scores given by the judges, composed of Regine Velasquez, Vice Ganda, Moira dela Torre, and James Reid.
The other 50 percent came from viewers's votes via SMS and Google voting.
For their first live show, the Top 12 finalists performed songs of OPM icon and National Artist Ryan Cayabyab, who personally mentored each of the finalists for their performances.
For next week's live round, the 10 remaining finalists will perform hits by Erik Santos and Yeng Constantino.
The 10 remaining finalists are: Lance Busa, Trish Bonilla, Lucas Garcia, Elle Ocampo, Dan Ombao, Sheland Faelnar, Renwick Benito, Fatima Louise, Zephanie Dimaranan, and Miguel Odon.
IDOL PHILIPPINES OFFICIAL TALLY OF VOTES
At the end of the episode, the final tally of votes was shown.
Zephanie Dimaranan got the highest number of votes with 99.75%, while Matty Juniosa got the lowest number with 50.5%. Rachel got the second lowest number of votes with 50.52%.
Here is the final tally of votes:
1. Zephanie Dimaranan 99.75%
2. Dan Ombao 83.73%
3. Lucas Garcia 71.85%
4. Fatima Louise 66.2%
5. Miguel Odon 63.73%
6. Sheland Faelnar 60.67%
7. Lance Busa 56.61%
8. Trish Bonilla 55.38%
9. Renwick Benito 53.41%
10. Elle Ocampo 51.81%
11. Rachel Libres 50.52%
12. Matty Juniosa 50.5%