The first season of Philippine Idol premiered on July 30 2006 and continued until December 10 2006. It was won by Mau Marcelo. This season was hosted by Ryan Agoncillo.

Live Show DetailsEdit

Heat 1 - Boys (2 September 2006)Edit

Artist Song (original artists) Result
Christian Masaga "Have I Told You Lately" (Rod Stewart) Eliminated
Drae Ybañez "What You Won't Do for Love" (Bobby Caldwell) Advanced
Freddie Cabael, Jr. "Macho Guwapito" (Rico J. Puno) Eliminated
Gian Magdangal "Footloose" (Kenny Loggins) Eliminated
Jan Nieto "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (Simon & Garfunkel) Advanced
Jasper Onyx Calala "Windmills of Your Mind" (Noel Harrison) Eliminated
Joseph Astor II "Why Can't It Be" (Rannie Raymundo) Eliminated
Ken Dingle "More Today Than Yesterday" (Spiral Starecase) Eliminated
Miguel Mendoza "Highways of My Life" (The Isley Brothers) Advanced
Ramirr Grepo "Bed of Roses" (Bon Jovi) Eliminated
Reymond Sajor "Tell Her About It" (Billy Joel) Advanced
Robert Bernadas "Take a Look Inside My Heart" (David Benoit) Eliminated

Heat 2 - Girls (9 September 2006)Edit

Artist Song (original artists) Result
Apple Chiu "Rhythm of the Street" (Patti Austin) Advanced
Arms Cruz "Superwoman" (Karyn White) Advanced
EJ Bautista "Paalam Na" (Rachel Alejandro) Eliminated
Gail Blanco "What's Love Got to Do with It" (Tina Turner) Eliminated
Ira Patricia Marasigan "Mr. Melody" (Natalie Cole) Eliminated
Jeli Mateo "Bridges/Travessia" (Sérgio Mendes/Kevyn Lettau) Advanced
Mau Marcelo "Sweet Love" (Anita Baker) Eliminated
Pow Chavez "Ikaw Lamang" (Zsa Zsa Padilla) Advanced
Stef Lazaro "Home" (Stephanie Mills) Eliminated
Suey Medina "Almost Over You" (Sheena Easton) Eliminated
Ting Otero "Come In from the Rain" (Diana Ross) Eliminated
Ynah Pangan "Halik" (Aegis) Eliminated

Wildcard round (16 September 2006)Edit

Artist Song (original artists) Result
Gian Magdangal "Lately" (Stevie Wonder) Advanced
Ira Patricia Marasigan "In My Life" (Patti Austin) Eliminated
Jasper Onyx Culala "Wildflower" (Skylark) Eliminated
Joseph Astor II "Maria Maria" (Santana) Eliminated
Ken Dingle "A House Is Not a Home" (Luther Vandross) Advanced
Mau Marcelo "'Til My Heartaches End" (Ella May Saison) Advanced
Ramirr Grepo "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" (Aerosmith) Eliminated
Stef Lazaro "Total Eclipse of the Heart" (Bonnie Tyler) Advanced
Suey Medina "Best of My Love" (The Emotions) Eliminated
Ting Otero "Sana’y Maghintay ang Walang Hanggan" (Jolina Magdangal) Eliminated

Live Show 1 (30 September 2006)Edit

Theme: OPM songs dedicated to a special someone

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Apple Chiu "Ngayon" (Basil Valdez) N/A
Arms Cruz "Araw-Araw, Gabi-Gabi" (Didith Reyes) Hot Spot
Drae Ybañez "Hang On" (Gary Valenciano) N/A
Gian Magdangal "Himala" (Rivermaya) N/A
Jan Nieto "Tuwing Umuulan at Kapiling Ka" (Basil Valdez) N/A
Jeli Mateo "Iisa Pa Lamang" (Joey Albert) Hot Spot
Ken Dingle "Di Na Natuto" (Gary Valenciano) N/A
Mau Marcelo "Minsan Lang Kitang Iibigin" (Regine Velasquez) Hot Spot
Miguel Mendoza "Next in Line" (After Image) N/A
Pow Chavez "Nakapagtataka" (Rachel Alejandro) N/A
Reymond Sajor "Hindi Magbabago" (Randy Santiago) N/A
Stef Lazaro "Pangako Sa 'Yo" (Rey Valera) N/A

Live Show 2 (7 October 2006)Edit

Theme: Soul & R&B

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Apple Chiu "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" (Aretha Franklin) Safe
Arms Cruz "Respect" (Aretha Franklin) Safe
Drae Ybañez "You're Still a Young Man" (Tower of Power) Eliminated
Gian Magdangal "I Got You (I Feel Good)" (James Brown) Bottom four
Jan Nieto "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" (The Spinners) Safe
Jeli Mateo "Always Be My Baby" (Mariah Carey) Safe
Ken Dingle "What's Going On" (Marvin Gaye) Safe
Mau Marcelo "Crazy in Love" (Beyoncé) Safe
Miguel Mendoza "Let's Stay Together" (Al Green) Safe
Pow Chavez "U Got It Bad" (Usher) Bottom four
Reymond Sajor "I'd Rather" (Luther Vandross) Safe
Stef Lazaro "Proud Mary" (Tina Turner) Eliminated

Live Show 3 (14 October 2006)Edit

Theme: Songs from the Metropop Song Festival

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Apple Chiu "Sometimes You Just Know" (Jaya) Safe
Arms Cruz "Anak" (Freddie Aguilar) Safe
Gian Magdangal "Give Me a Chance" (Ric Segreto) Bottom three
Jan Nieto "Umagang Kay Ganda" (New Minstrels) Safe
Jeli Mateo "Isang Mundo, Isang Awit" (Leah Navarro) Safe
Ken Dingle "Magsimula Ka" (Leo Valdez) Safe
Mau Marcelo "Ako ang Nasawi, Ako ang Nagwagi" (Dulce) Bottom three
Miguel Mendoza "Swerte-Swerte Lang" (Joel Navarro) Safe
Pow Chavez "Till I Met You" (Kuh Ledesma) Safe
Reymond Sajor "Be My Lady" (Pedritto Montaire) Eliminated

Live Show 4 (21 October 2006)Edit

Theme: Contemporary Filipino Rock

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Apple Chiu "Wag na Wag Mong Sasabihin" (Kitchie Nadal) N/A
Arms Cruz "Makita Kang Muli" (Sugarfree) N/A
Gian Magdangal "Pare Ko" (The Eraserheads) N/A
Jan Nieto "Tuloy Pa Rin" (Neocolours) N/A
Jeli Mateo "Paglisan" (Color It Red) N/A
Ken Dingle "Ligaya" (The Eraserheads) N/A
Mau Marcelo "So Slow" (Freestyle) N/A
Miguel Mendoza "Harana" (Parokya ni Edgar) N/A
Pow Chavez "Forevermore" (Side A) N/A

Live Show 5 (29 October 2006)Edit

Theme: Personal Theme Songs

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Apple Chiu "Someone to Watch Over Me" (Gertrude Lawrence) Bottom four
Arms Cruz "If I Believed" (Patti Austin) Eliminated
Gian Magdangal "Superstar" (The Carpenters) Safe
Jan Nieto "Kailangan Kita" (Ogie Alcasid) Safe
Jeli Mateo "You Don't Know Me" (Eddy Arnold) Eliminated
Ken Dingle "Get Here" (Oleta Adams) Safe
Mau Marcelo "I Will Always Love You" (Whitney Houston) Safe
Miguel Mendoza "Sandra" (Barry Manilow) Safe
Pow Chavez "For Once in My Life" (Stevie Wonder) Bottom four

Live Show 6 (5 November 2006)Edit

Theme: Dance Music

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Apple Chiu "Lady Marmalade" (Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil' Kim & Mýa) Eliminated
Gian Magdangal "Rock DJ" (Robbie Williams) Safe
Jan Nieto "Livin' la Vida Loca" (Ricky Martin) Safe
Ken Dingle "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" (Stevie Wonder) Bottom three
Mau Marcelo "Shy Guy" (Diana King) Safe
Miguel Mendoza "Make It with You" (The Pasadenas) Safe
Pow Chavez "Got to Be Real" (Cheryl Lynn) Bottom three

Live Show 7 (12 November 2006)Edit

Theme: Radio Hits

ArtistSong (original artists)Result
Gian Magdangal "Bakit Pa Ba" (Jay-R) Safe
Jan Nieto "You Are My Song" (Martin Nievera) Bottom three
Ken Dingle "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" (Bryan Adams) Eliminated
Mau Marcelo "Mahal Naman Kita" (Jamie Rivera) Bottom three
Miguel Mendoza "Hanggang" (Wency Cornejo) Safe
Pow Chavez "(Love Moves in) Mysterious Ways" (Julia Fordham) Safe

Live Show 8 (19 November 2006)Edit

Theme: Movies/Musicals

ArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
Gian Magdangal "Sana ay Ikaw Na Nga" (Basil Valdez) "Greased Lightnin'" (John Travolta) Safe
Jan Nieto "Bakit Ngayon Ka Lang" (Ogie Alcasid) "Corner of the Sky" (John Rubinstein) Bottom three
Mau Marcelo "Diamonds Are Forever" (Shirley Bassey) "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" (Jennifer Holliday) Safe
Miguel Mendoza "Growing Up" (Gary Valenciano) "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (Elton John) Bottom three
Pow Chavez "So Far So Good" (Sheena Easton) "I'd Give My Life for You" (Lea Salonga) Eliminated

Live Show 9: Semi-final (26 November 2006)Edit

Theme: Big Band

ArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songResult
Gian Magdangal "They Can't Take That Away from Me" (Frank Sinatra) "The Very Thought of You" (Bing Crosby) Safe
Jan Nieto "Beyond the Sea" (Bobby Darin) "The Way You Look Tonight" (Frank Sinatra) Hot Spot
Mau Marcelo "My Funny Valentine" (Mitzi Green) "Waray Waray" (Eartha Kitt) Hot Spot
Miguel Mendoza "True" (Spandau Ballet) "I've Got You Under My Skin" (Frank Sinatra) Eliminated

Live final (9 December 2006)Edit

ArtistFirst song (original artists)Second songThird songResult
Gian Magdangal "The Impossible Dream" (Richard Kiley) "Volare" (Gipsy Kings) "Flying Without Wings" (Westlife) Runner-up
Jan Nieto "Say That You Love Me" (Martin Nievera) "Sway" (Dean Martin) "Evergreen" (Will Young) Runner-up
Mau Marcelo "Love Takes Time" (Mariah Carey) "Balut" (New Minstrels) "Try It On My Own" (Whitney Houston) Winner
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