After 13 years of providing non-stop concert party on TV every weekend, the award-winning SOP will bid goodbye to its viewers this Sunday, February 28, with unforgettable performances from the country’s top performers—Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez, Ultimate Singer and Songwriter Ogie Alcasid, Queen of Soul Jaya, and King of Soul Janno Gibbs.
The final concert party will air live from GMA Network’s Studio 7 with the country’s best performers reminiscing their most applauded back-to-back presentations.
In addition, R & B Royalty Jay-R and Kyla will also deliver a remarkable production number.
A reunion of previous hosts and featured groups will also take place: Cacai Velasquez and Bernadette Allyson, who were among the original hosts of the show, Dingdong Dantes, Rufa Mae Quinto, Gabby Eigenmann, Angelika dela Cruz, Harry Santos, DJ Mo, Roxanne Barcelo, Brenan Espartinez, Lindsay Custodio, Regine Tolentino, Sugarpop, You’ve Got Male, Starband, Broband, and today’s popular female trio, and La Diva.
Of course, SOP heartthrobs and balladeers—Aljur Abrenica, Marvin Agustin, Gian Magdangal, Kris Lawrence, Geoff Taylor, Chris Cayzer, together with Covergirls Heart Evangelista, Carla Abellana, Lovi Poe, Bianca King, Glaiza de Castro, Frecheska Farr, Julianne San Jose and Mae Flores—will join the party to serenade the viewers.
Dance floor icons Mark Herras, Chynna Ortaleza, Ryza Cenon, LJ Reyes, Mart Escudero, Joross Gamboa, Yassi and the finalists of SOP Wants You, will pump up the stage.
Diva, a TV series topbilled by Regine Velasquez, will be launched as well. Her co-stars Mark Anthony Fernandez, Rufa Mae Quinto, TJ Trinidad, Glaiza de Castro, and Jaya in her first ever acting stint on TV, will be part of the segemnt.
Music icons Buboy Garovillo of the legendary trio APO and Mr. Shades Randy Santiago, plus Ynna Asistio and former beauty queen turned actress Gloria Diaz will also grace the last episode of SOP.
Viewers should also not miss the final stint of the creative duo of Janno and Ogie in SOP’s "Sobrang OJ!"
SOP won the Best Musical Variety award for several years in various award-giving bodies such as Star Awards for Television (2000, 2001, 2002, 2008), Golden Screen Awards (2005) and winner of the Best Entertainment Program Catholic Mass Media Awards (2009).
The GMA-7 musical variety show was also one of the finalists in the New York Festivals for TV Programming and Promotions category (1999, 2001, 2004 and 2007) and in the 2006 Asian TV Awards Musical Variety category.
SOP’s special farewell presentation airs live this Sunday (February 28) at 11:45 am on GMA Network.