Alden Richards

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This article is about the actor Alden Richards. For his EP, see Alden Richards (EP).
This is both an American and Filipino name. The middle name Reyes, which is the mother's maiden name, is based on the naming standards in the Philippines while the surname is Faulkerson.
Alden Richards
Alden Richards at the OMG Awards.jpg
Alden Richards in 2011
BornRichard Reyes Faulkerson Jr.
January 2, 1992 (age 23)
Santa Rosa CityLaguna,Philippines
NationalityPhilippines Filipino
Other namesRJ
Tisoy
OccupationTV hostmodelactorsinger,product endorser
AgentGMA Artist Center (2010-present)
TAPE Inc./APT Entertainment(2015-present)
Known forPambansang Dimples
Pambansang Bae
AlDub and MaiDen (with Maine Mendoza)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Richard Reyes Faulkerson, Jr., also known by the stage name Alden Richards, is a Filipino television actor, host, model and recording artist signed with GMA Network.[1] He is best known for his roles in AlakdanaTween HeartsOne True LoveCarmelaThe Road, and the live Kalyeserye segment of Eat Bulaga!.[2] In May 2013, he released his debut album, Alden Richards (EP), under Universal Records.

Life and career[edit]

Early life[edit]

Alden Richards was born on January 2, 1992 in Santa Rosa CityLagunaPhilippines. He is the second child of Richard Peralta Faulkerson Sr. (born July 3, 1966, ErmitaManila)[3] and Rosario Reyes, a native of Pampanga. He was a Paconian and studied at Paco Catholic School in PacoManila during high school before he became an actor.[4]Growing up, Richards wanted to be a pilot but his mother urged him to pursue acting instead, although he was hesitant to do it initially. After his mother died, to support his family financially and to fulfill his mother's wish for him to be an actor, Richards decided to try his luck in show business by joining various male pageants in Laguna and worked as a part-time commercial model.[5] He holds the titles Ginoong Sta Rosa 2009 and Ginoong Laguna 2010.[5] He also auditioned for StarStruck and Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash of 2010 under his real name, but failed to be a part of both reality shows.[1] He also appeared on a television commercial for a multivitamins product.[6] He finished a Business Administration degree atDe La Salle Canlubang in Biñan City, Laguna.[7]

2010-2011: Breakthrough, The Road and awards[edit]

After passing the auditions, he changed his stage name to Alden Richards and was launched as an actor for GMA Network on the afternoon soap, Alakdana playing the role of Joma, a disabled man. He was paired with also then up-and-coming actress Louise delos Reyes. He also signed a 5-year contract with the network.[2][8][9]In 2011, he became a part of the successful teenage series, Tween Hearts and also starred in its film adaptation Tween Hearts: Class of 2012.[10] He also performed on GMA Network's Sunday variety shows Party Pilipinas and Sunday All Stars. He graced two episodes of Spooky Nights in Singil and in the Christmas episode ofSpooky Nights as Elmer.[11] Richards was praised by critics with his performance as a psychopath in the movie The Road.[12] By the end of 2011, he played Gobi in the box office hit movie Ang Panday 2 which is an entry at the 2011 Metro Manila Film Festival.[13] Richards was also praised by some entertainment writers for his friendliness and his remarkable performances, predicting that he will be the next big star of GMA Network.[14][15]
Richards was awarded as the 1st Filipino Amazing Male Newcomer in the first Yahoo! OMG! Philippines Awards in 2011.[16] He also won as Best New Actor in the Golden Screen Awards in the same year.[17] He is never hesitant to share his love life with the media, the fact that he invited FHM Sexiest of 2011 Sam Pinto for a date on national TV.[18] The latter did accept the invite and went on a cruise date with Richards in the Manila Bay, but the actress revealed that it was just a friendly date.[18] On Valentine's day of 2012, a GMA Network promo A Date with Alden Richards was held on national television and the micro-blogging site Twitter where it trended.[19]

2012-2014: One True Love, other shows and music career[edit]

In 2012, Richards played the supporting role of a thief named Rico on the primetime series, My Beloved headlined by Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes.[20][21] He also acted on the episode UNOS (Calamity) of the fourth season of a Holy Week special, Tanikala, presented by Christian Broadcasting Network.[22][23] Richards starred in his first lead role on a primetime TV series with One True Love which premiered on June 11, 2012.[24][25] It is about the enduring power of love between two people from two different walks of life. In this series, he was once again paired with his love team Louise delos Reyes.[26][27] The success of the series resulted in a five-week extension, approved by the network on August 20, 2012.[28][29] According to GMA Network on their press release, the extension was due to its phenomenal ratings success over its rival program since it premiered.[30] Richards who played "Tisoy" is a poor guy who is in love with a rich girl. Viewers and critics praised Richards with his performance in the TV drama. According to him, the series was his biggest break in the industry.[31][32] Richard's earned his first Best Actor nomination for One True Love in the 2013 Golden Screen TV Awards.[33] While One True Love proved Richards' acting skills, it took a while before he had a new TV or movie project until he was cast as young Simeon (the character played by Sen. Bong Revilla) in the historical drama Indio, one of the biggest projects of GMA Network for 2013.[34] According to Richards, "I am proud to have played the role of the young Bong Revilla. It didn't sink in that i did not have show for a long time, but when I counted the days, I realized I have not acted in six months in a regular show...".[34]
The story of Richards' life was featured on drama anthology, Magpakailanman aired in March 2013 and re-aired on September 12, 2015 wherein he portrayed himself.[35][36] In the same year, Richards and Delos Reyes joined together once again in the GMA Network melodrama series entitled Mundo Mo'y Akin with actresses Sunshine Dizon and Angelika dela Cruz.[37] It is a family drama that follows a compelling storyline exploring the insatiable quest for beauty and wealth.[38]The characters find themselves ensnared in a game of deceit and betrayal, and will stop at nothing to gain power and prestige.[38][39][40] Richards' portrayal on the show earned him another nomination at the 5th Golden Screen TV Awards.[41]
Richards debuted as a singer through the #SummerCrush episode of the Sunday noon time show, Party Pilipinas.[42] He launched his first single, "Haplos", a revival of Shamrock's hit song which surfaced in My Music Store[43] and iTunes on April 5, 2013.[42][44] The self-titled debut album, Alden Richards, under Universal Records, was released on May 26, 2013.[45] The track "Haplos" was used as soundtracks on his primetime show Mundo Mo'y Akin. Meanwhile "Di Na Mababawi" and "Sa Aking Tabi" were used as theme songs for the Filipino-dubbed version koreanovela My Daughter, Seoyoung and morning drama With a Smile respectively. He was featured as Myx Celebrity VJ for the month of June 2013.[46] Richards was nominated in the "Best Performance by a New Recording Artist" category in the 27th Awit Awards.[47] On the 6th Star Awards for Music, Richards was nominated for "New Male Recording Artist for the Year" while his self-titled album was nominated for "Album Cover Design and Concept of the Year".[48]
In 2014, Richards was paired with GMA Network's primetime queen Marian Rivera in the TV series Carmela. His song "Naaalala Ka" from his self-titled album, served as the ending theme for Carmela. He also starred in a short film entitled Kinabukasan with the Philippines' superstar Nora Aunor. Close to the end of 2014, he had another TV series produced by GMA News and Public Affairs entitled Ilustrado. He played the coveted role of Filipino national hero, Jose Rizal.

2015-present: Eat Bulaga! and AlDub[edit]

Further information: AlDub and Kalyeserye
In 2015, Richards became a part of the Philippines' longest running noontime variety show, Eat Bulaga!. He is currently appearing as a co-host in the segment That's My Bae. His popularity has further skyrocketed not only because of the daily TV exposure as a mainstay co-host, but also because of the formation of an accidentallove team between him and his Eat Bulaga! co-host Maine "Yaya Dub" Mendoza.
The love team, labeled by fans as AlDub, has been a consistent Twitter trending topic in the Philippines and worldwide.[49] Because of their huge popularity, Eat Bulaga! created a mini-series for AlDub labeled by Joey de Leon as Kalyeserye within the segment Juan For All, All for Juan. Fan-made trailers requesting for a movie or TV show have gone viral online; one is a pitched remake of the koreanovela My Love from the Star which has been acknowledged by GMA Network.[50] On August 6, 2015, Richards inked a four-year movie contract with APT Entertainment,[51] the film outfit of Eat Bulaga! producer TAPE Inc. Richards and Mendoza are set to appear in the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival entry My Bebe Love. The Movie is headlined by Vic Sotto and Ai-Ai delas Alas and to be directed by Jose Javier Reyes.[52]
In July 2015, Richards got reunited with former leading lady Louise delos Reyes in the "Talent" episode of Karelasyon.
On August 13, 2015, Richards signed a recording contract with GMA Records. Richards' second album, Wish I May, was launched on October 17, 2015 in SM City North EDSA Cinema 11. The album contains at two original songs and renditions.[53] The first single, "Wish I May," is an original composition by Agat Obar-Morallo and was released earlier for online downloading and streaming in September 2015.[54] The music video of "Wish I May" premiered on October 18, 2015 on GMA Network's Sunday noontime show Sunday PinaSaya, where Richards is also a co-host.[55] The single landed on the top spot of iTunes Philippines song charts.[56]The sophomore album earned a gold record award from PARI prior to being officially launched.[57]
In September 2015, Richards' self-titled debut album earned a gold record award recognition from PARI and ranked number 10 on Billboard's World Albums Charts (Billboard).[58] In October 2015, Universal Records released a special edition of the debut album which included AlDub theme song "God Gave Me You" by Bryan White.[59] The track "Naaalala Ka"was released as an single on Itunes and other online music stores.
Richards performed GMA Network's Christmas station ID theme for 2015.[60] Aside from singing the theme song, Richards also appeared on the station ID with Maine Mendoza and the Kalyeserye's lolas.[61]
Richards received a star at the Philippine Walk of Fame on December 1, 2015 at Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City along with his Kalyeserye co-stars.[62]

Other ventures[edit]

Modeling and endorsements[edit]

Aside from being an actor, Alden Richards also act as a part-time model. In 2010, he was 4th on the list of Candy Magazine's "Celebrity Cuties" and had his earliest modeling gig at the Candy Fair held in Pasig City.[63][64] According to Richards, he was already a regular "cutie" on the list even before he became an actor.[63]
Richards posed topless for the first time during the 2012 Summer promotional campaign of a clothing brand, Folded and Hung (F&H), along with co-actors JM De Guzman and Enrique Gil.[65] The pictorial trended on Twitter and was set up as a billboard on EDSA-Guadalupe.[65] In past interviews, he told the media that he was already prepared for posing provocatively in magazines.[63] At that time, Richards was also one of the newest endorsers of a cellphone product, My|Phone along with co-teen stars from ABS-CBN and TV 5.[66][67] In July 2012, Richards, along with Bela PadillaKris Bernal, and Sarah Lahbati, graced the cover of MEGA Magazine dubbed as "GMA’s new breed of rising talents".[68] In August 2012, he was on the cover of Total Fitness with Rhian Ramos.
In 2012 and 2013, Alden Richards appeared on the centerfold of CosmoMen, a magazine published by Summit Media. In both years, he was part of theCosmopolitan Philippines' "Bachelor Bash", a social event featuring the centerfolds, models and other male celebrities.[69][70] In 2013, Richards was one of the ambassadors for KakaoTalk Philippines.[71] Richards appeared on the February 2013 cover of Garage magazine, alongside Derrick Monasterio and Benjamin Alves, and also on the February 2014 issue with Enrique Gil and Elmo Magalona.
In 2014, Richards became an endorser of Belo Medical Group. Richards was on the cover of the February 2014 issue of Men's Health Philippines magazine.[72]Richards appeared on the cover of Chalk Magazine's May 2014 issue. Also in 2014, Richards was part of YES! magazine's The Sexy Dozen list alongside actors from GMA Network and other channels.[73] Richards has also appeared in several print ads of local clothing brands including Boardwalk.
In 2015, Richards, together with Maine Mendoza, collectively known as AlDub, appeared on several television advertisements for McDonald's Philippines,[74][75][76]TNT,[77][78] Zonrox Plus Thick Bleach,[79] Bear Brand Adult Plus,[80] Coca Cola,[81] Hapee Toothpaste,[82] Belo Medical Group,[83] Downy,[84] Tide,[85] and Datu Puti.[86]Richards also is a brand ambassador for SKK Mobile Phone[87] replacing the mobile phone brand he previously endorsed, glutathione brand Snow Caps,[88] Bench FIX Salon,[89] Yazz Visa prepaid card,[90] and TechnoMarine.[91]
Richards appeared on the September 2015 issue of FHM Philippines.[92] He also graced the covers of Inside Showbiz for its October 2015 issue,[93] and of Mega Man for its November 2015 issue. Richards, together with the cast of Kalyeserye, was featured on the November 2015 issue of YES! magazine. In December 2015, Richards and Mendoza appeared on the covers of Reader's Digest Asia,[94] a special issue of YES! magazine,[95] Inside Showbiz.[96] and PeopleAsia.[97] Richards also was on the cover of Garage magazines' December 2015 - January 2016 issue.[98][99]

Charitable works[edit]

In 2014, Richards became an ambassador for Habitat for Humanity Philippines. Richards saw this as an opportunity to become a voice of change and wanted to help fellow Filipinos who cannot afford a decent home.[100] In January 2015, Richards celebrated his birthday by building homes alongside other volunteers and families involved with the non-profit organization in Payatas, Quezon City.[101]
Richards had been part of several GMA Network's telethons which aim to raise funds for typhoon relief. Richards was also part GMA Network's 2014 Christmas campaign, #ShareTheLove, where he chose children with cancer as his beneficiaries.[102]
Richards became Boardwalk's ambassador for Young Emerging Sociopreneurs (YES) in September 2015. The campaign is focused on encouraging students to earn money while still in school.[103] Richards also participated in Boardwalk's Share Campaign where part of the proceeds goes to charity.[104]
Richards was part of Eat Bulaga! Sa Tamang Panahon concert on October 24, 2015 held at the Philippine Arena where 14 million pesos was raised for the program'sAlDub Library Project.[105]
The GMA Network Christmas station ID theme song "MaGMAhalan Tayo Ngayong Pasko" performed by Richards, was released for online downloads. All proceeds will go to the beneficiaries of GMA Kapuso Foundation’s relief efforts for Typhoon Lando victims.[106]
Richards also appeared on several charity events[107] and benefit concerts including For The Love Of Mama on November 23, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Arena where proceeds were used for building Kristong Hari Parish Church in Quezon City.[108]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Haplos" (2013)
  • "Wish I May" (2015)
  • "Naaalala Ka" (2015)
  • "MaGMAhalan Tayo Ngayong Pasko" (2015 GMA Network Christmas SID Song) (2015)

Compilation albums[edit]

Track 8: "Kaba" (with Louise delos Reyes)
Track 9: "The Lazy Song" (with Jake VargasJoshua DionisioDerrick Monasterio and Kristofer Martin)
  • One More Try: Favorite Teleserye Love Songs & Other OPM Hits (2014, Universal Records)
Track 4: "Haplos"
Track 11: "Di Na Mababawi"
Track 12: "Sa Aking Tabi"
  • #AldubIsForever (2015, Universal Records)
Track 4: "Haplos"
Track 5: "Naaalala Ka"
Track 6: "Akin Ka Na Lang"

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2011AlakdanaJoma PerezGMA Network
MaynilaVarious Roles
Reel Love Presents: Tween HeartsDennis
2011-2012Spooky Nights PresentsVarious Roles
2011-2013Party PilipinasHimself/Performer
2012My BelovedRico Castor
Tanikala: Ang Ikaapat na Yugto - UNOSAngelo
One True LoveTisoy Bulaong
2013IndioYoung adult Malaya
Teen GenRafael "Raffy" Castillo
2013–presentWagasVarious RolesGMA News TV
MagpakailanmanVarious RolesGMA Network
2013Mundo Mo'y AkinJerome Alvarez
2013–2015Sunday All StarsHimself/Performer
2014CarmelaSantiago "Yago" Alcid Torres
IlustradoJosé RizalGMA News TV / GMA Network
Bet ng BayanHostGMA Network
2015Wish Ko Lang: Bayani ang Tunay kong Pag-IbigGeneral
Pag-uwi: An APT Entertainment Lenten SpecialSam Carbonnel
2015–presentEat Bulaga!Himself/Co-host/Alden(fictional version of himself for Kalyeserye)
2015Unang HiritHimself/Host
Karelasyon: TalentAdrian
Pari 'KoyYoung Kokoy
Juan TamadJosé Rizal (footage from Ilustrado)
Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na KuwentoAndrew
2015–presentSunday PinaSayaHimself/Co-Host
2015Vampire Ang Daddy KoDenDen

Films[edit]

YearTitleRoleStudioNotes
2011Ang Panday 2Gubli
37th Metro Manila Film Festival Entry
The RoadTeenage LuisGMA FilmsNominated—PMPC Star Award for Movies for New Movie Actor of the Year
Nominated—Golden Screen Award for Breakthrough Performance by an Actor
Tween Academy: Class of 2012Christian
2012Sossy ProblemsIñaki38th Metro Manila Film Festival Entry
Si Agimat, Si Enteng at AkoFino
201310,000 HoursYoung Gabriel Molino AlcarazVIVA Films39th Metro Manila Film Festival Entry
2014Kinabukasan (The Day After)Bicycle PicturesShort film by Adolfo Alix Jr.
2015My Bebe LoveDondi 41st Metro Manila Film Festival Entry

Accolades[edit]

Performance awards and nominations[edit]

YearAward Giving BodyCategoryNominated WorkResultRef.
201529th PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionBest Drama ActorIlustradoWon[109]
Best Talent Search Program Host (with Regine Velasquez)Bet ng BayanNominated
201428th PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionBest Single Performance by an ActorMagpakailanman
"Kawalan ng Karapatan: The Dondon Lanuza Story" episode
Nominated[110]
6th Star Awards for MusicNew Male Recording Artist of the YearAlden RichardsNominated[48]
27th Awit AwardsBest Performance by a New Recording Artist"Haplos"Nominated[47]
Golden Screen TV AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Actor in a Drama SeriesMundo Mo'y AkinNominated[47]
2013One True LoveNominated
2012FMTM AwardMost Improved ActorWon[111]
Golden Screen AwardsBreakthrough Performance by an ActorThe RoadNominated[112][113]
28th PMPC Star Awards for MoviesNew Movie Actor of the YearNominated[114]
201125th PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionBest New Male PersonalityAlakdanaNominated
Golden Screen TV AwardsOutstanding Breakthrough Performance by an ActorWon[115]
59th FAMAS AwardsGerman Moreno Youth Achievement AwardeeAlden Richards (Himself)Won[116]

Entertainment awards and recognitions[edit]

YearAward Giving BodyCategoryResultRef.
20155th OFW Gawad ParangalMost Popular Love Team (with Maine Mendoza)Won[117]
Favorite Young ActorWon
Stargate PeopleAsia MagazinePeople's Choice Award (with Maine Mendoza)Won[97]
28th ALIW AwardsBreakthrough Performers of the Year (with Maine Mendoza)Won[118]
2015 COMGUILD Academy Choice AwardsMost Phenomenal Endorsers (with Maine Mendoza)Won
29th PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionGerman Moreno's Power Tandem Award (with Maine Mendoza)Won[109]
Illumine Innovative College Innovation Awards for TelevisionMost Innovative TV Love Team (with Maine Mendoza)Won[119]
Catholic Social Media Awards (CSMA)Catholic Social Media Achievement Award for being a good youth role modelWon[120]
PUSH Awards 2015PushTweet Favourite Group or Tandem (with Maine Mendoza)Nominated[121][122][123]
PushGram Most Loved Group or Tandem (with Maine Mendoza)Nominated
Awesome OOTD KingNominated
Awesome LOL Performance (with Maine Mendoza)Nominated
1st Bet ng Bandera AwardsMale Celebrity of the YearWon[124]
EdukCircle Film and Television AwardsMost Popular Breakout Love Team of the Year (w/ Maine Mendoza)Won[125]
YES! Magazine100 Most Beautiful StarsIncluded[126][127]
2014The Sexy DozenIncluded[73]
100 Most Beautiful Stars (Heartthrobs)Included
2013100 Most Beautiful StarsIncluded[128]
Yahoo! Philippines OMG! AwardsBreakthrough Actor of the YearNominated[129][130]
Love Team of the Year (with Louise delos Reyes)Nominated
2012MEG Top Choice AwardsTop Fashion Forward Celeb (Male)Won
Party Pilipinas Most Liked AwardsMost Liked Loveteam (with Louise delos Reyes)Nominated
Most Liked Drama ActorNominated
YES! Magazine100 Most Beautiful StarsIncluded
Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards 2012Breakthrough Actor of the YearNominated[131]
2011YES! Magazine100 Most Beautiful StarsIncluded
1st Yahoo! Philippines OMG! AwardsAmazing Male NewcomerWon[16]
2010Candy MagazineCelebrity CutiesIncluded[132]

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  36. Jump up^ "Pagiging malapit ni Alden Richards sa pumanaw na ina, matutunghayan sa Magpakailanman". GMA News. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  37. Jump up^ Santiago, Lhar. "Balik-tambalan nina Louise delos Reyes at Alden Richards sa 'Mundo Mo'y Akin,' mapapanood na simula ngayong gabi"24 Oras. GMA News. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
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  39. Jump up^ Barrameda, Joe (21 March 2013). "‘Mundo’ ni Alden, talk of the town agad".Abante. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  40. Jump up^ Red, Isah (20 March 2013). "Kapuso’s new series promises complex drama".Manila Standard Today. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  41. Jump up^ MB Entertainment (March 20, 2014). "5th Golden Screen TV Awards nominees announced"Manila Bulletin. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
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  43. Jump up^ "Alden Richards- Haplos". My Music Store. Retrieved 26 April 2013.
  44. Jump up^ "Haplos - Single Alden Richards". iTunes. Retrieved 26 April 2013.
  45. Jump up^ Garcia, Rose. "Alden Richards on being linked to "Elmo's girls" Julie Anne San Jose and Lauren Young: "Yun nga po, sinasabi po nila sa akin, ‘Lahat na lang inaagaw mo.'"". PEP.ph. Retrieved 26 April 2013.
  46. Jump up^ http://myxph.com/features/5594/our-myx-celebrity-vj-for-the-month-of-june-is-alden-richards/
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  48. Jump up to:a b "Lea Salonga and Ryan Cayabyab to be honored at the 6th Star Awards for Music"PEP.phPhilippine Entertainment Portal. 13 September 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  49. Jump up^ "For trending worldwide, Twitter congratulates AlDub and Eat Bulaga"Kicker Daily News. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  50. Jump up^ Dabu, Bianca Rose. "Fans pitch 'My Love from the Star' remake starring Alden and Yaya Dub"GMA News Online. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  51. Jump up^ Gonzales, Rommel. "Alden Richards will not be paired with other leading ladies because of AlDub loveteam"Philippine Entertainment Portal. RetrievedAugust 10, 2015.
  52. Jump up^ "AlDub to join Vic Sotto, Ai Ai in MMFF entry"The Philippine Star. August 25, 2015. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  53. Jump up^ Sun, Cherry. "Alden Richards, pumirma ng kontrata sa GMA Records"GMA News Online. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  54. Jump up^ Fallore, Renuel (September 2, 2015). "WATCH: ALDEN RICHARDS Releases "Wish I May" Lyric Video!"Myx. Retrieved September 3, 2015.
  55. Jump up^ "Alden Richards Slated To Release Wish I May Album"www.pep.ph. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  56. Jump up^ Ligunas, Mary Louise (September 3, 2015). "'Wish I May' by Alden Richards debuts at the top spot of iTunes charts"GMA Network. Retrieved September 3,2015.
  57. Jump up^ "Alden Richards ‘Wish I May’ album hits gold record"philstar.comThe Philippine Star. 17 October 2015. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  58. Jump up^ Santiago, Erwin (25 October 2015). "Alden Richards receives Gold Record award for his debut album"PEP.phPhilippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved19 October 2015.
  59. Jump up^ Santos, AJT (22 October 2015). "Alden Richards’ self-titled album Special Edition released"inquirer.netPhilippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 27 October2015.
  60. Jump up^ Acar, Aedrianne (8 November 2015). "Alden Richards' recording session of the Kapuso Christmas ID theme song is a huge hit online"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  61. Jump up^ "EXCLUSIVE: Behind-the-scenes of GMA's Christmas Station ID shoot".gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. 6 November 2015. Retrieved 30 November2015.
  62. Jump up^ Anarcon, James Patrick (21 November 2015). "Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza to receive Philippine Walk of Fame stars this December"PEP.ph.Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  63. Jump up to:a b c Alden Richards ready for sexy pictorial Philippine Entertainment PortalRetrieved February 16, 2012.
  64. Jump up^ Scenes from Candy Fair. Philippine Entertainment Portal Retrieved February 16, 2012.
  65. Jump up to:a b Alden Richards sexy for Folded and Hung Summer Camapign Inside Pinoy Showbiz Retrieved February 16, 2012.
  66. Jump up^ MyPhone Online Newest TVC Chika Central. Retrieved March 21, 2012.
  67. Jump up^ MyPhone Online launched New TVC with new endorsers Coolbuster. Retrieved march 21, 2012.
  68. Jump up^ GMA-7’s rising talents grace MEGA Magazine's cover GMA Network. Retrieved 07-08-2012.
  69. Jump up^ Saison, Majoy (September 19, 2012). "Backstage At The Cosmo Bachelor Bash 2012: Cosmo Centerfolds Spill Their Signature Papogi Party Moves".Cosmopolitan Philippines. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  70. Jump up^ Banzon, Gianna (September 10, 2013). "Bachelor Bash 2013 Press Conference: Meet The CosmoMen Centerfolds"Cosmopolitan Philippine. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  71. Jump up^ "Alden Richards and Louise de los Reyes KakaoTalk TVC".
  72. Jump up^ "Before #AlDub, There Was This Video of MH Guy Alden Richards Eating Noodles"Men's Health Philippines. August 20, 2015. Retrieved September 1,2015.
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  74. Jump up^ "Drop Everything: #Aldub’s First TV Commercial Is Here"inquirer.net.Philippine Daily Inquirer. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  75. Jump up^ "AlDub's second McDo commercial is out"GMA News OnlineGMA Network, Inc. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  76. Jump up^ "AlDub's latest commercial for fastfood chain"GMA News OnlineGMA Network, Inc. 26 October 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  77. Jump up^ "TNT launches TNT Extend promo with hit love team AlDub as new endorsers"inquirer.netPhilippine Daily Inquirer. 15 September 2015. Retrieved27 October 2015.
  78. Jump up^ "#ALDUBEverAfter Talk N' Text on Facebook".
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  80. Jump up^ Ligunas, Mary Louise (14 October 2015). "AlDub commercial for milk brand to be released this weekend"gmanetwork.comGMA Network, Inc. Retrieved27 October 2015.
  81. Jump up^ Ligunas, Mary Louise (30 October 2015). "Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza bag endorsement for soft drinks brand"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc.Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  82. Jump up^ "Hapee Toothpaste on Facebook".
  83. Jump up^ Sun, Cherry (8 November 2015). "SPOTTED: Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza on billboards of a medical aesthetic clinic"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  84. Jump up^ Doña, Cathy (16 November 2014). "WATCH: Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza's new TVC for fabric conditioner"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  85. Jump up^ Acar, Aedrianne (26 November 2015). "AlDub shows off dance moves in TV commercial for laundry detergent"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc.Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  86. Jump up^ "Alden and Maine Datu Puti BaeBQRRIFIC TVC".
  87. Jump up^ "SKK Mobile Phone on Facebook".
  88. Jump up^ Aquino, Ann Charmaine (30 October 2015). "Alden Richards is the new face of a glutathione capsule brand"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved17 November 2015.
  89. Jump up^ Acar, Aedrianne (11 November 2015). "Alden Richards, new ambassador of a popular salon"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved 17 November2015.
  90. Jump up^ Rodriguez, Bea (13 November 2015). "Alden Richards, the new face of a Philippine bank's prepaid card"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved17 November 2015.
  91. Jump up^ Acar, Aedrianne (15 December 2015). "Alden Richards, the newest endorser of a luxury watch brand"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved15 December 2015.
  92. Jump up^ Castillo, Pong (15 September 2015). "Alden Richards Takes The FHM Man Test!"FHM Philippines. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  93. Jump up^ Rodriguez, Bea (1 October 2015). "Alden Richards teases on celebrity magazine cover"gmanetwork.comGMA Network, Inc. Retrieved 27 October2015.
  94. Jump up^ Acar, Aedrianne (23 October 2015). "AlDub on the holiday cover of popular Asian magazine"gmanetwork.comGMA Network, Inc. Retrieved 27 October2015.
  95. Jump up^ "YES! Magazine on Facebook"Here's the flip cover of #YESDecember2015 issue featuring the highlights of Eat Bulaga's phenomenal event Sa Tamang Panahon. Our December issue comes with a special supplement on #AlDub.
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  97. Jump up to:a b "Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza, hailed by magazine as 'People's Choice Awardees'"gmanetwork.comGMA Network, Inc. 12 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  98. Jump up^ "Garage Magazine on Twitter".
  99. Jump up^ Samodio, Anica (1 December 2015). "Alden Richards, stylish on Garage Magazine"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  100. Jump up^ Aquino, Ann Charmaine (October 31, 2014). "Alden Richards named as Habitat for Humanity ambassador"GMA News Online. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  101. Jump up^ "Alden Richards Celebrates His Birthday With Habitat Home Partners".Habitat for Humanity Philippines. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  102. Jump up^ "Alden Richards for #ShareTheLove"GMA Network. Retrieved September 1,2015.
  103. Jump up^ Rodriguez, Bea (22 September 2015). "Alden Richards empowers students to be young sociopreneurs"gmanetwork.comGMA Network, Inc. Retrieved27 October 2015.
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  105. Jump up^ JST (24 October 2015). "Eat Bulaga raises P14 million from ticket sales for AlDub library project"GMA News OnlineGMA Network Inc. Retrieved30 November 2015.
  106. Jump up^ Sun, Cherry (12 November 2015). "Download for a good cause: 'MaGMAhalan Tayo Ngayong Pasko' is now available on iTunes"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  107. Jump up^ Concepcion, Pocholo (15 December 2015). "Alden Richards special guest today, Dec. 15, at children’s event"inquirer.netPhilippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  108. Jump up^ Caligan, Michelle (29 August 2015). "Tickets para sa benefit concert ni Aiai Delas Alas, mabibili na"gmanetwork.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved30 November 2015.
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  110. Jump up^ "28th Star Awards for Television nominees revealed"PEP.ph. November 5, 2014. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  111. Jump up^ http://entervrexworld.com/2013/01/20/list-of-winners-revealed-for-the-4th-fmtm-awards-2012-for-tv-entertainment-section/
  112. Jump up^ Golden Screen Awards Nominees for 2012 Manila Bulettin. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  113. Jump up^ EnPress reveals nominees for Golden Screen Awards Yahoo! Philippines. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  114. Jump up^ PMPC Star Awards Nominees Manila Bulletin. Retrieved March 29, 2012.
  115. Jump up^ Calderon, Ricky (October 29, 2011). "Golden Screen TV Awards nominees bared"PEP.ph. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  116. Jump up^ 59th FAMAS Awards List if Winners Philippine Inquirer. Retrieved April 13, 2012.
  117. Jump up^ Dabu, Bianca Rose (15 December 2015). "DongYan, AlDub recognized by OFW Gawad Parangal"GMA News OnlineGMA Network Inc. Retrieved15 December 2015.
  118. Jump up^ "‘AlDub’ leads 28th Aliw awardees tonight"manilatimes.netThe Manila Times. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  119. Jump up^ Ligunas, Mary Louise (9 November 2015). "'Eat Bulaga' wins Most Innovative TV Noontime Show"GMANETWORK.comGMA Network Inc. Retrieved10 November 2015.
  120. Jump up^ http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/540311/showbiz/maine-wally-receive-catholic-social-media-awards-in-alden-s-hometown
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  122. Jump up^ "ABS-CBN launches PUSH Awards to honor biggest digital media stars".PushABS-CBN Corporation. 21 August 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  123. Jump up^ "LIST: Nominees, Push Awards 2015"Rappler.comRappler. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  124. Jump up^ Santiago, Ervin (11 September 2015). "Kathniel wagi sa ’1st Bet ng Bandera Awards’; Alden, Kim Celebrity Male & Female of the Year"BanderaBandera. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  125. Jump up^ JST (6 September 2015). "AlDub wins most popular breakout love team award"GMA News OnlineGMA Network Inc. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  126. Jump up^ "IN PHOTOS: Kapuso celebs in this year's 100 Most Beautiful Stars"GMA NetworkGMA Network, Inc. 28 July 2015.
  127. Jump up^ Abellon, Bam (30 July 2015). "Kris Aquino tops YES! magazine's 100 Most Beautiful Stars list"PEP.phPhilippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved8 September 2015.
  128. Jump up^ "Yes magazine’s 2014 100 Most Beautiful Stars list"Coconuts Manila. 20 July 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  129. Jump up^ Jarloc, Glaiza (10 June 2013). "Yahoo! announces OMG! Awards nominees".Sun.StarSun.Star. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
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  131. Jump up^ "Yahoo releases OMG Awards nominations"ABS-CBNNews.comABS-CBN Corporation. 5 June 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  132. Jump up^ http://www.pep.ph/news/56624/alden-richards-speaks-up-about-candy-fair-photo-with-maine-mendoza

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