GMA-7’s “Are You the Next Big Star?” Top 16 contestants

8 girls and 8 boys make up the Circle of 16 or the top 16 contestants of GMA-7’s newest talent search, “Are You the Next Big Star?”

Jay Perillo, 20 – Manila
Camille Cortez, 19 – Antipolo
PJ Gonzalez, 18 – Pasay;
Alex Castro, 23 – Bulacan
Alexa Ortega, 19 – Quezon City
Cara Quiapos, 17 – Batangas
Franchescka Farr, 16 – Las Piñas
Anton Cruz, 16 – Quezon City
Shane Tarun, 16 – Isabela
Geoff Taylor, 23 – Cagayan
Rachel Gabreza, 16 – Cebu
Justin Francis, 19 – San Francisco, California
Zyrene Parsad, 23 – Las Piñas
Greggy Santos, 22 – Quezon City
Bobby Solomon, 16 – Manila
Christine Allado, 18 – Quezon City

Only 6 of them will move on to the grand finals where one male and one female will be declared the next big stars. Both will win GMA exclusive management contracts, GMA Records recording contracts, 1 million pesos in cash (each) from SM Supermalls, and condominium units from Avida Land Corporation.