Congrats to the NEW MYX VJ's Julz, Ton and Robin

MYX, the number one music channel in the Philippines, finally revealed the winners of the MYX VJ Search 2010! Among the 12 finalists, 18-year-old red-haired college student Julz Savard; 21-year-old pretty boy rocker Ton Vergel De Dios and 21-year old musician Robin Nievera were chosen as the newest music ambassadors of MYX. The new VJs were awarded with æBeats by Dr. DreÆ headphones; shopping spree at SM SCubed accessories; gift certificates from Folded and Hung and Jellybean and the much coveted six-month contract with MYX.

Described as a ôdiverse combination,ö MYX Channel Head Andre Allan Alvarez shared excitement over the new things that the winners of this yearÆs MYX VJ Search will bring to the channel. ôThe three make a good combination. They have very distinct personalities and different types of sense of humor. But theyÆre all musically inclined.ö

Alvarez added that Julz, Ton and Robin are those VJs that the viewers can easily relate to. ôTon is a musician and a fan of MYX ever since he was a kid. And I think he brings the point of view of the typical MYX fan/viewer. á So, we're hoping that the fans watching in TV can easily connect with Ton. Julz brings a lot of spunk.á Her in-your-face attitude is something that a lot of boys and girls can easily identify with and sheÆs able to project it in a way that looks classy and intense. Robin has a very unique stance. á His personality is quite different from the others.á His sharp wit and deadpan humor will add something new for our viewers. They really make a very interesting bunch! WeÆve never had this kind of combination before. And I think everyone will be bringing something thatÆs unique.ö

In an exclusive backstage interview, fresh from their success, the three MYX VJ Search 2010 winners impart their thoughts about their newfound stardom. And Julz, Ton and Robin were in unison in saying that winning the MYX VJ Search was a dream come true.

Julz, the red-haired creative writing student from the Ateneo de Manila University revealed that she had been dreaming of becoming a VJ since she was 14. ôWhen I joined I was like telling myself, æThis is it! ItÆs my chanceÆ and now I got it!á IÆm really so happy! I think the public voted for me because they just like the true me. The hair couldÆve helped. But I think itÆs really the personality that I brought with everything else. Now that IÆm on MYX, they can expect a lot of laughter, a lot of joy, and a lot of smiles to all the MYX viewers.ö

As for Ton, the communication student who is also from Ateneo, he just want to savor the moment. ôThis is something I really want. IÆve been a fan of MYX since I was knee-high. And now that IÆm officially part of it, I'm just so thankful and excited.á Now that IÆm here, IÆm gonna bring more attitude and more rock æn roll in MYX!ö

And for Robin, whoÆs into music production in De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, he said that he will just going to give his all. ôIÆm gonna give whatever I can give, which is my randomness and my dadÆs wit and my momÆs quick mouth whatever that means. To my supporters, thank you so much. You have no idea how much this means to me. IÆm gonna make it up by speaking in Tagalog soon.ö

When asked about the risk of being compared to his celebrity parents, Robin quickly responded, ôI know all of you guys will compare me to my parents. People will say that IÆm just their shadow. But this is not about shadows. ItÆs not even about me following my dad. I really enjoy doing the music scene: singing, writing and hosting. This is gonna be something that I really wanna do.ö

Hosted by current MYX video jocks Iya Villania, Nikki Gil, Robi Domingo, Chino Lui-Pio, Bianca Roque, Nel Gomez, and Janine Ramirez the MYX VJ Search 2010 finals night was held at the Music Hall of the SM Mall of Asia, where the finalistsÆ supporters were treated with live performances from Sponge Cola, Pilipinas Got Talent finalist Markki Stroem, Tanya Markova and from the 12 MYX VJ Search finalists themselves. Also gracing the event were Pinoy Big Brother Teen Clash housemates James Reid, Ryan Bang, Ann Li and Ivan Dorschner, who supported their fellow housemate Bret Jackson who was introduced to the public as MYXÆs Guest VJ for three months.

Courtesy of the MYX VJ Search 2010 sponsors, special awards were given out to the finalists. Mana Manalaysay was the ôGarnier Fresh Face of the Night;ö Kirsten Rice, ôCharmee Girl of the Nightö and Ton as ôSM S3Æs Stylista Challenge Winner.ö On the finals night, MYX VJ female and male finalists were sponsored by Jellybean and Folded & Hung, respectively. While, Cushe was their official footwear sponsor.

Catch the special programs dedicated to the MYX VJ Search 2010 via MYX on Sky Cable Channel 23 and on Studio 23. MYXáá is available on SkyCable Gold, SkyCable Silver and other quality cable operators nationwide. Catch it on Studio 23 or call your local cable operator and ask for MYX now!

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