MANILA -- From 69 contestants, only the top 20 "Idol Philippines" hopefuls will be moving on to the next round.
The top contestants were announced on the show's episode aired Sunday.
The following contestants will be moving on to the next round:
- Lance Busa
- Renwick Benito
- Matty Juniosa
- Miguel Odron
- Dan Ombao
- Kevin Hermogenes
- Lucas Garcia
- Enzo Almario
- Roque Belino
- Jasper Lacson
- Zephanie Dimaranan
- Fatima Louise Lagueras
- Sheland Faelnar
- Rachel May Libres
- Elle Ocampo
- Trish Bonilla
- Jeremiah Torayno
- Michelle Primavera
- Denize Castillo
- Charmagne Algario
The remaining contestants were evaluated in groups, who were asked to perform a song chosen by the judges.
Here are the group performances in the "Do or Die" round.
"I Have Nothing" (Renwick Benito, Jasper Lacson, Ibrahim Onggo, Kier King, Rainier Natividad, Matty Juniosa)
"Himala" (Fatima Louise Lagueras, Alyssa Quijano, Mia Villaflores, Yarah Estrella, Krissha Viaje, Erika Tenorio, Michelle Primavera)
"I'll Never Love Again" (Dan Ombao, Roque Belino, Carlo Bautista, Kevin Hermogenes, Isaiah Tiglao, Enzo Almario)
"Narda" (Vanya Castor, Ameurfina Martinez III, Julia Joaquin, Trish Bonilla, Charmagne Algario, Rachel May Libres, Sheland Faelnar)
"My All" (Lance Busa, Lucas Garcia, Ramil Permigones, Miguel Odron, Trix Corpez, Gello Marquez)
"Ang Huling El Bimbo" (Denize Castillo, Elle Ocampo, Zephanie Dimaranan, Diane Vergoza, Angie Kristine Gorbulev, Jeremiah Torayno, Jehramae Trangia)
In the next round, the remaining contestants will have their solo performances in a bid to be part of the competition's top 12.
Hosted by Billy Crawford, "Idol Philippines" airs Saturdays after "Home Sweetie Home" and Sundays after "Wansapanataym."