#MNL48 Official Announcement

11/29/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

Hallohallo Entertainment Inc. (HHE) would like to formally announce that MNL48 Sela will be graduating from the idol industry and will no longer be part of the Third General Election that we, HHE and MNL48, respect and understand. However, MNL48 Sela will still continue her responsibilities and duties as one of the River Senbatsu until General Election Day.

“My flight has taken off in this journey to fly again and continue on a different path. My plane will still continue its flight on a more exciting and adventurous destinations. Thank you and all the love.” MNL48 Sela stated.

With that, sincere gratitude to the commitment, talent, dedication and experiences she shared with us and we wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavors.

Indeed, we truly are grateful for the unending support of fans. We are hopeful for what’s in store for MNL48 especially now that the group is worked hard for their sixth single and gearing up for the upcoming jam-packed activities and projects.


HHE

#MNL48 Official Announcement

11/28/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

Hallohallo Entertainment Inc. (HHE) would like to formally announce that MNL48 Belle will be graduating from the idol industry and will no longer be part of the Third General Election to pursue personal endeavors that we, HHE and MNL48, respect and understand. However, MNL48 Belle will still continue her responsibilities and duties as one of the River Senbatsu.

With that, sincere gratitude to the commitment, talent, dedication and experiences she shared with us and we wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavors.

Indeed, we truly are grateful for the unending support of fans. We are hopeful for what’s in store for MNL48 especially now that the group is worked hard for their sixth single and gearing up for the upcoming jam-packed activities and projects.


HHE

MNL48 enters a new era by launching 6th Single “River”

11/28/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

The Philippine’s first idol group, MNL48, launched their newest and iconic 6th Single music video “River” as they enter a new era today, November 27, 2020 in MNL48’s official Youtube channel.

MNL48’s 6th Single “River” is spearheaded by double centers MNL48 Abby and MNL48 Gabb.

On the other hand, MNL48 Brei Coleen, Jan, Sela, Ella, Alice, Jamie, Laney, Sheki, Belle and first time Senbatsu members, Amy, Frances, Gia, and Jaydee are also part of the River Senbatsu.

The “River” music video according to Director Miko Pelino, which is also the director of MNL48’s 5th Single “High Tension, the music video shows that life would be full of challenges and MNL48 showcased how to fight all the obstacles and challenges in life.

“The concept behind the music video shows us that we should be in fighting mode when dealing with challenges. It also shows that celebrating small victories aren’t a bad thing and that we should always be ready for the next obstacle in life.” Director Pelino stated.

In addition, Director Pelino mentioned that the music video would be different from the other “River” music videos of the 48g, he added “The difference is that the music video shows how colorful life is with all the ups and downs that come with it.”

As one of the newly discerned center of MNL48’a 6th single, MNL48 Abby is beyond words how grateful and excited she is for this new era. According to her, it’s her responsibility to do her best and exceed the expectation of the supporters.”

“I prepared myself to be stronger and healthier. We did everything to have a nice and perfect results even we are facing pandemic right now. I would say that 6th single is one of the best, and people should really set their expectations high. The vibe and the energy is so powerful. Every Senbatsu member worked hard for this.” MNL48 Abby stated.

MNL48 Abby is thankful for all the support that she have received in her entire journey and up until now that she is one of the center of MNL48’s 6th Single.

“I have received so much support and love from my supporters and I’d like to say thank you, thank you for staying with me through ups and downs. I am very grateful for the support that they had given me. I am overwhelmed to have lovely people in my life. Again, thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your incredible support.” MNL48 Abby stated.

First time Senbatsu MNL48 Frances and MNL48 Jaydee shared how overwhelmed and blessed they are for being part of the iconic River Senbatsu.

“It feels so surreal. I can't explain into words how grateful I am to be part of the Senbatsu for the first time. I'm so blessed to be part of one of the best songs of MNL48.” MNL48 Frances.

On the other hand, MNL48 Jaydee stated, “Nakaka-overwhelmed po kasi after 3 years of waiting, finally naging part na rin ako ng Senbatsu, and of course I would like to take this opportunity to thank all who supported me from the beginning, up until today that I’ve achieved my dream, that is to become part of the MNL48 Senbatsu.”

Watch “River” music video here:

Keep streaming the music video and don’t forget to comment, like and subscribe to MNL48’s official Youtube channel and turn notifications on so you never miss a video! To stay updated with the latest uploads and announcements follow MNL48’s official social media pages.


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Baby Blue to launch second digital single “Negastar”

11/16/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

After the success of their debut single “Sweet Talking Sugar” which hit the Top the Top 1 spot of Japan’s Song Chart, “EGGS” and in addtion made it to the Top 1 spot of MYX Philippines “Pinoy MYX Countdown” Chart, MNL48’s newest trio unit, Baby Blue, will release their second digital single “Negastar”.

Baby Blue is set to launch “Negastar” on November 25, 2020 with a whole different vibe to it. The second digital single “Negastar” is far different from the previous single of Baby Blue, this second single would be heavy R&B sound full of hip-hop colors.

Baby Blue is composed of MNL48 members, namely Jan, Amy and Coleen. Baby Blue will highlight and showcase their take on R&B and Hip-hop genre.

The pre-order of “Negastar” single opens today November 16, 2020. On the other hand, check out “Negastar’s” sixty (60) second version of the song distributed by “EGGs”.

Link here: https://lnk.to/NEGASTAR

The members would like to express their deepest gratitude for the warm welcome and support that they received since their official launch.

Baby Blue, a unit group from MNL48, would be the first ever Filipino trio group to be promoted by a major output in Japan and Asia with Tower Records Japan.

Hallohallo Entertainment and Tower Records Japan will continuously release, and promote Baby Blue internationally, and the unit group’s songs and expect a nationwide promo tour in Japan after the pandemic.

Make sure to follow all the official social media pages of Baby Blue and MNL48 for more details, don’t forget to visit the official website and download the app to be in the loop and get the latest updates.


Baby Blue Eggs Artist page: https://eggs.mu/artist/babyblue

Baby Blue Official Twitter:@babyblue_hhe

Baby Blue Official Instagram: @babyblueph_official

Baby Blue Offcial TikTok: @babyblue_mnl48official

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Baby Blue at the Top 1 spot of MYX Philippines

10/07/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

Baby Blue the first and newest trio unit group from MNL48 debuts it first single “Sweet Talking Sugar” last September 1, 2020. The unit group is composed of MNL48 members, namely Jan, Amy and Coleen. The said unit group will highlight the R&B and Hip-hop genre.

Their debut single “Sweet Talking Sugar”, an original English song and fresh take of Citypop x Street vibe, made it to the Top 1 spot of MYX Philippines “Pinoy MYX Countdown” Chart.

>>>Link here to see the song ranking: https://myx.abs-cbn.com/charts/pinoy-myx-countdown

The Baby Blue would like to extend their deepest gratitude to their fans and supporters, “We saw the eagerness of the fans to make us no. 1 on MYX Countdown and it’s very overwhelming for us because they are always by our side while we continue to pursue a higher goal. We would like to give our gratitude to all of our supporters. We love you all, and thank you very much!” Jan stated.

The Baby Blue, unit group from MNL48 would be the first ever Filipino trio group to be promoted by a major output in Japan and Asia with Tower Records Japan.

Hallohallo Entertainment and Tower Records Japan will continuously release internationally, the unit group’s songs and expect a nationwide promo tour in Japan after the pandemic.


Make sure to follow all the official social media pages of MNL48 for more details, don’t forget to visit the official website and download the app to be in the loop and get the latest updates.

Website: mnl48.ph

Tiktok: @babyblue_mnl48official

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Youtube: MNL48

Mobile App: MNL48 Fanclub App

#MNL48 Official Announcement

09/30/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

Hallohallo Entertainment Inc. (HHE) would like to formally announce that MNL48 Ecka will be exiting the idol industry and will no longer be part of the Third General Election to pursue personal endeavors that we, HHE and MNL48, respect and understand.

As she departs from the idol group industry to take on a different career path, here’s her final message that she wanted to get across to her fans:

“Being part of MNL48 for 3 years has brought me to new lessons and opportunities. I've gained pains turned into lessons, co-aspirants turned into a family, and confidence that made me realized that I should continue that passion I have. This experience tested me and motivated me to keep on going and growing. I am beyond grateful for all these experiences knowing that I am not alone with this journey. All these are engraved to my hearts and will be forever treasured.

MNL48 Ecka would also like to extend her deepest gratitude towards the management.

“Thank you to the management, Hallohallo Entertainment Inc. for making MNL48 possible and for bridging all the girls to their wildest dreams. Thank you for the trainings that developed our skills and personality.”

MNL48 Ecka ended here farewell letter with a grateful heart,

“My journey will not end from here. This is just a new beginning. I am still the Ecka you knew but a better version of Ericka. A person who treasures and holds all the things I have learned. Thank you so much for joining me in my journey. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be grateful. I, MNL48 Ecka, celebrating this MNL48 journey with you. My flight will not stop. I will surely soar high. However, my journey will now move to a different direction. I am your Captain, finally taking off!” MNL48 Ecka stated.

With that, sincere gratitude to the commitment, talent, dedication and experiences she shared with us and we wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavors.

Indeed, we truly are grateful for the unending support of fans. We are hopeful for what’s in store for MNL48 especially now that the group is working hard for their sixth single to be released soon and gearing up for the Third General Election and other upcoming jam-packed activities and projects.


HHE

Baby Blue releases “Sweet Talking Sugar” Music Video

09/17/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

Two weeks after the official launch and debut of MNL48’s newest trio unit, Baby Blue, will finally release their “Sweet Talking Sugar” music video. Baby Blue is composed of MNL48 members, namely Jan, Amy and Coleen. Baby Blue will highlight and showcase their take on R&B and Hip-hop genre.

The music video will be launched in Japan by Tower Records Japan and at their digital music subscription site and app “EGGS” today, September 16, 2020. On the other hand, the official MV teaser will be released today here in the Philippines. And on September 17, 2020, at 6PM, Philippine time, is the premiere launch of the music video at the official Youtube channel of MNL48.

Their debut single “Sweet Talking Sugar” is a fresh take on the Citypop x Street vibe. The music video is directed by Director Carlo Manatad of Plan C, the director and the creative mind behind the music videos of MNL48 Team NIV’s “Palusot Ko’y Maybe“, MNL48’s 3rd Single “365 Araw ng Eroplanong Papel“, and MNL48’s first documentary film, “ICYMI: I SEE ME, the MNL48 First Generation Documentary. “

According to Director Manatad, the music video will showcase a modern style of 90’s R&B genre.

“Drawing influence from 90s R&B groups but at the same time modernizing it to give the trio a balance of swag but still keeping what the girls were loved for by the fans, which is their idol charm.” Director Manatad stated.

On the other hand, the trio members of Baby Blue prepared a lot for this music video, from their dance choreography, to vocals, and on how they will deliver the vibe of the song on camera.

“Every day I practice our dance choreography before the day of our MV shoot and I also practiced doing my facial expressions in front of the mirror. I take care of my skin and my body and make sure it'll look nice on the day of our shoot” Coleen stated.

“Personally, I’m listening to the song almost every day to get the feel and for me to project it right during the shoot, because the most important thing for me is that confidence should be seen in the camera so it will greatly impact the audience. Each member of the Baby Blue has a unique personality that should really be recognized. Jan added.

According to the members of Baby Blue, the music video is all about a ”chill and artistic vibe” that the millennial will surely love.

“The feel of our music video gives more “vibin’ feels” and very R&B, everyone will like especially the millennial. Even though it’s a bit different from what we usually do, we had a chance to showcase our own personality and unique style on this.” Amy stated

“There were scenes where our director did some drawings. As an art enthusiast, it caught my attention. I’m also very happy with the colors that they chose for me, they put me on a red light which describes my dark aura to pink and violet theme which shows my kawaii side. Same with the other girls, You will see our two sides in the music video, which makes us even more outstanding”. Jan added.

The members also said, to expect a different vibe and concepts.

“I'm confident that it will suit your taste. We had different settings that are very pleasant to the eyes. You will definitely enjoy watching it” Jan stated.

“After watching our MV I got so excited to show it to everyone already because it has a different concept that I think a lot of people will love. The concept, the vibe, the edit, and our outfits looked so nice together. Expect it to be a bit different from our usual concepts in MNL4, it has a bit more swaggy feel and it shows our different personalities.” Coleen added.

The members would like to express their deepest gratitude for the warm welcome and support that they received since their official launch.

Baby Blue, a unit group from MNL48, would be the first ever Filipino trio group to be promoted by a major output in Japan and Asia with Tower Records Japan.

Hallohallo Entertainment and Tower Records Japan will continuously release, and promote Baby Blue internationally, and the unit group’s songs and expect a nationwide promo tour in Japan after the pandemic.


Make sure to follow all the official social media pages of MNL48 for more details, don’t forget to visit the official website and download the app to be in the loop and get the latest updates.

Website: mnl48.ph

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Kumu |Tiktok: @mnl48official

Youtube: MNL48

Mobile App: MNL48 Fanclub App

Baby Blue at the Top 1 Spot of Japan’s Song Chart, “EGGS”

09/15/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

Baby Blue the first and newest trio unit group from MNL48 debuts its first single “Sweet Talking Sugar” last September 1, 2020. The unit group is composed of MNL48 members, namely Jan, Amy and Coleen. The said unit group will highlight the R&B and Hip-hope genre

Their debut single “Sweet Talking Sugar”, an original English song and fresh take of Citypop x Street vibe, made it to the Top 1 spot of Tower Records’ Japan digital music subscription “EGGS”. In addition, Baby Blue is also the Top 1 artist in the said music subscription as well.

>>>Link here to see the song ranking: https://eggs.mu/ranking/song/daily

>>>Link here to see artist ranking: https://eggs.mu/ranking/artist/daily/

>>>Link here to listen to their song: https://eggs.mu/artist/babyblue

The Baby Blue, unit group from MNL48 would be the first ever Filipino trio group to be promoted by a major output in Japan and Asia with with Tower Records Japan.

Make sure to follow all the official social media pages of MNL48 for more details, don’t forget to visit the official website and download the app to be in the loop and get the latest updates.


Website: mnl48.ph

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Kumu | Tiktok: @mnl48official

Youtube: MNL48

Mobile App: MNL48 Fanclub App

Baby Blue the Newest Trio Unit Group from MNL48 Debuts its First Single

08/31/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

Hallohallo Entertainment together with Tower Records Japan, would like to officially launch the newest trio unit group from MNL48, Baby Blue. The said unit group will highlight the R&B and Hip-hop genre. Baby Blue is composed of MNL48 members, namely Jan, Amy and Coleen.

Their debut single, ‘Sweet Talking Sugar,’ is a fresh take of Citypop x Street vibe. It will be launched on September 1, 2020 (Japan time). The song will be available at Tower Record’s digital music subscription station “EGGS” and other platforms.

The members are very much happy and excited to be part of the Baby Blue.

“I am beyond grateful to be part of this group and I am very much excited for the launching of it. Baby Blue's music is a bit different from what we usually do but I really enjoy trying different genres and being versatile with music so I hope you guys will love and appreciate our songs.” Coleen stated

“We, the Baby Blue are very much happy! We’re definitely excited to showcase our own talent and our own unique style and personality of course.” Amy stated.

“We thank the management who gave us the opportunity and a chance to this project. We are also hoping that everyone will appreciate our songs. We promise to give our best and will make the best out of it.” Amy added.

On the other hand, Jan shared what they have been preparing for the past few months.

“We can finally announce what we prepared for the past months. It was a big challenge for us to prepare during the lock down period. We faced many struggles, because of the pandemic crisis but we didn’t let the negative things to make us down, instead, we doubled our efforts and helped each other. I think our passion and love for our dream made us accomplished this project. We will give our best for Baby Blue to move forward towards our dream.” Jan stated.

The Baby Blue, unit group from MNL48 would be the first ever Filipino trio group to be promoted by a major output in Japan and Asia with Tower Records Japan.

Make sure to follow all the official social media pages of MNL48 for more details, don’t forget to visit the official website and download the app to be in the loop and get the latest updates.

Website: mnl48.ph

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Kumu |Tiktok: @mnl48official

Youtube: MNL48

Mobile App: MNL48 Fanclub App

#MNL48 Official Statement

08/17/2020
by MNL48 Philippines

The management, Hallohallo Entertainment, would like to address the malicious issue that has been rampant in the social networking sites for the past few days. The management is already conducting series of investigation and rest assured we will pursue the people behind these intolerable acts.

We assure the MNL48 members, their families, and the genuine fandom of MNL48 that the management will not condone these kinds of actions towards the MNL48 group.

Hallohallo Entertainment would also like to take this opportunity to give our deepest gratitude and appreciation to all the fans that sincerely showed their concern and support for the MNL48 group.

Moving forward, we are hopeful for what’s in store for MNL48 especially now that the group is expanding and working hard for their sixth single to be released soon and gearing up for their upcoming jam-packed events, activities and projects.


HHE