Alden Richards’ “Wish I May” is ranked #1 on Philippines iTunes Top 100 Songs. He bested famous international singers with the likes of Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.
The “Pambansang Dimples” has achieved phenomenal success in all aspects of the entertainment industry such as, TV hosting, films, and music.
Alden Richards is also a TV host for the longest running noon time show on TV, “Eat Bulaga”, and “Sunday Pinasaya”. It has been previously disclosed that he and his love interest Maine “Yaya Dub” Mendoza will star in a film entitled, “Romco-in mo Ako”, with Vic Sotto and Ai Ai delas Alas for the Manila Film Festival on December.
There are only 6 Pinoy artists who have made it to the Top 100 on iTunes, the other five are: Yeng Constantino at #29 with ikaw; Dryl Ong at #45 with “Ikaw na Nga”; Arnel Pineda at #90 with “Your Love (Theme from “The Love Affair”)”; Daniel Padilla at #93 with “Hinahanap-hanap Kita”; and Jireh Lim at #100 with “Buko”.
Since the humongous rise in his popularity with the conception of their love team with Yaya Dub, Alden has become a household name and an international celebrity with fans club mushrooming from all over the world – including local celebrities.
Recently, Alden and Yaya Dub, popularly known as ALDUB have won the “Most Popular Breakout Love Team of the Year” from EdukCircle.
Alden Richards’ album, simply entitled “Alden Richards” is also at #2 on iTunes Philippines Top 100 Albums.
ITunes Philippines Top 10 Albums
1. WILD – EP – Troye Sivan
2. Alden Richards – Alden Richards
3. Find Rest – EP – Every Nation Music
4. Pentatonix (Deluxe Version) – Pentatonix
5. I Love Acoustic 8 – Sabrina
6. V (Asia Tour Edition) – Maroon 5
7. This Is Our Nowhere – The Lovely Eggs
8. Hoffnungslos Hoffnungsvoll – Joris
9. 1989 (Deluxe) – Taylor Swift
10. Anthology – Eraserheads
Since the inception of AlDub fever, Pinoy TV has never been the same. Fans from all over the world tune in to watch the development of the love drama on Eat Bulaga’s Kalye Serye, the first ever on Philippine television.
Each AlDub episode’s hash tag has trended on Twitter in the Philippines and worldwide with the episode of Alden and Yaya Dub’s meeting gaining more than 5 million tweets. This is historical because even the Pope’s visit had only more than 3.3 million tweets.
The TV ratings also boosted the noon time show to unreachable heights for the competing TV channel, ABS-CBN.
The AlDub fever is obviously spreading like wildfire all across the country and abroad. Alden Richards is now Philippine cinema’s most popular actor, while Maine “Yaya Dub” Mendoza is carving a significant name for herself in showbiz, as well. The DubSmash Queen has now become an instant celebrity.