Jona, Darren, Michael, and Ylona win top awards in 2017 MOR Pinoy Music Awards

 

Jona, Darren Espanto, Michael Pangilinan and Ylona Garcia are among the big winners of this year’s MOR Pinoy Music Awards held last Saturday (Aug 5) at the Kia Theater.

 

Now on its fourth year, the “MOR Pinoy Music Awards” honors the best OPM artists that truly made a mark in 2016 and declares the winners based on the combined votes from MOR listeners, MOR Awards Committee, OPM Board members, and select OPM artists.

 

Star Music artist and one of “ASAP’s” Birit Queen, Jona, won her first MOR Pinoy Music Award for Song of the Year (“Maghihintay Ako”) while Darren Espanto once again bagged the Album of the Year recognition, this time for for his album “Be With Me.”

 

Recording artist and Harana member Michael Pangilinan and “Pinoy Big Brother” alumna-turned-teen singing sensation Ylona Garcia, on the other hand, were named Male and Female Artists of the Year respectively while Inigo Pascual won Best New Artist for his smash hit “Dahil Sa’Yo.”

 

“Baliw” by Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber won Best Collaboration of the Year, “O Pag-ibig” by Ylona Garcia and Bailey May won LSS Hit of the Year, “Give Me A Chance” Kaye Cal won OPM Revival of the Year, and “Wag Ka Nang Umiyak” from the hit primetime series “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” won Teleserye Hit of the Year.

 

Meanwhile, a fitting tribute was given to OPM icon and the country’s one and only Concert King Martin Nievera, who won this year’s OPM Lifetime Achievement award. Singing his hit songs in a special production number were Daryl Ong, Jona, and Jed Madela.

 

From local mainstream music, MOR 101.9 also recognized regional songs and kantamercials airing on radio. “My Morena Girl” by the Hey Joe Show won the Regional Song of the Year while Ritemed, bagged the Kantamercial of the Year award.

 

MOR 101.9 For Life DJ’s hosted the event with guests performances from Ogie Alcasid, Jake Zyrus, BoybandPH, Christian Bautista, Michael Pangilinan, Kaye Cal, Alexa Ilacad, Gimme 5, Yohan Hwang, Harana, Zeus Collins, Franco Hernandez, Kamille Filoteo, Claire Ruiz, Mico and Gab, and digital artists Zion Aquino, LA Santos, Val John, The Breaker, Ana Ramsey, and Voltz Vallejo.

 

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Martin Nievera, ginawaran ng OPM Lifetime Achievement Award…
JONA, DARREN, MICHAEL, AT YLONA, BIG WINNERS SA 2017 MOR PINOY MUSIC AWARDS

 

Nauwi nina Jona, Darren Espanto, Michael Pangilinan, at Ylona Garcia ang bigating mga parangal sa ginanap na MOR Pinoy Music Awards sa Kia Theater nitong Sabado (Aug 5).

 

Layunin ng MOR Pinoy Music Awards na bigyang pugay ang pinakamahuhusay sa larangan ng OPM sa bansa base mismo sa pinagsama-samang boto ng mga tagapakinig sa radyo, MOR Awards Committee, OPM Board members, at piling OPM artists.

 

Nakuha ng Star Music artist at “ASAP” Birit Queen na si Jona ang kanyang unang MOR Pinoy Music award para sa kategoryang “Song of the Year” (“Maghihintay Ako”) habang back-to-back naman ang panalo ni Darren Espanto na muling nagwagi ang Album of the Year award (“Be With Me”).

 

Pinangalanan naman na Male at Female Artists of the Year ang Harana member na si Michael Pangilinan at “Pinoy Big Brother” alumna-turned-teen singing sensation na si Ylona Garcia, habang si Inigo Pascual naman ang hinirang na Best New Artist para sa kanyang hit song na “Dahil Sa’Yo.”

 

Wagi rin ng MOR Pinoy Music Award sina Maymay Entrata at Edward Barber para sa Best Collaboration of the Year (“Baliw”), “Give Me A Chance” ni Kaye Cal para sa OPM Revival of the Year, at “Wag Ka Nang Umiyak” mula sa hit primetime serye na “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” para sa Teleserye Hit of the Year.

 

Samantala, isang tribute naman ang binigay nina Daryl Ong, Jona, at Jed Madela para sa nag-iisang Concert King na si Martin Nievera na ginawaran ng OPM Lifetime Achievement award.

 

Hindi lang local mainstream music ang binigyang pugay sa gabi ng parangal kung hindi pati na rin regional songs at kantamercials. Wagi ang “My Morena Girl” ng Hey Joe Show sa Regional Song of the Year category habang ang “Ritemed” naman ang nanalo sa Kantamercial of the Year.

 

Ang ginanap na MOR Pinoy Music Awards ay pinangunahan ng MOR 101.9 For Life DJ’s at dinaluhan ng guest artists na sina Ogie Alcasid, Jake Zyrus, BoybandPH, Christian Bautista, Michael Pangilinan, Kaye Cal, Alexa Ilacad, Gimme 5, Yohan Hwang, Harana, Zeus Collins, Franco Hernandez, Kamille Filoteo, Claire Ruiz, Mico and Gab, at digital artists na sina Zion Aquino, LA Santos, Val John, The Breaker, Ana Ramsey, at Voltz Vallejo.

 

Manatiling nakatutok sa MOR 101.9 para sa pagkakataong makakuha ng tickets. Para sa karagdagang impormasyon, i-like ang www.facebook.com/MOR1019 sa Facebook o i-follow ang @MOR1019 sa Twitter.

 

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