Sarah Geronimo emerged as the big winner at the tenth MYX Music Awards after scoring four awards including Favorite Artist, Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Music Video for “Tayo,” and Favorite Remake for “Maybe This Time.”
The pop royalty and “The Voice of the Philippines” coach remains as the artist with the most number of wins in MYX Music Awards history as she raised her total of MYX Music Award trophies to 23.
Prior to snagging the major awards of the night, Sarah also showcased a powerful production number featuring her chart topping song, “Kilometro.”
Meanwhile, the highest commendation of the evening, the MYX Magna Award, was given to singer-songwriter Rey Valera. The MYX Magna Award is a recognition awarded to an OPM icon who has made a great impact to the music industry.
Richard Poon, KZ, Angeline Quinto, Erik Santos, Kyla, Christian Bautista, and Vina Morales united on stage for a special tribute to the legendary hit maker, singing beautiful renditions of Valera’s most notable compositions, including “Kung Kailangan Mo Ako,” “Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko,” and “Pangako Sa’Yo,” among others.
Valera who is currently on tour, accepted his MYX Magna Award through a video saying he is deeply “flattered, proud, and humbled.”
MYX Music Awards newcomers James Reid and Nadine Lustre, took home Favorite Media Soundtrack for “No Erase,” while “The Voice Kids” Season 1 finalist Darren Espanto outshined strong contenders Lyca Gairanod, Kathryn Bernardo, Nadine Lustre, and Maja Salvador in the Favorite New Artist category. Darren is the youngest winner of the night.
Despite his no-show status, Daniel Padilla bested out fellow teen sensation James Reid, rap artists Gloc-9 and Abra, and RnB prince Jay-R in the Favorite Male Artist category. Daniel also bagged Favorite Song for “Simpleng Tulad Mo.”
Gloc-9 also added two brand new MYX trophies in his collection after bagging Favorite Urban Video for “Businessman” and Favorite Collaboration with Regine Velasquez for “Takipsilim.”
Here are the full lists of winners:
Favorite Music Video – Tayo by Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Song – Simpleng Tulad Mo by Daniel Padilla
Favorite Artist – Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Female Artist – Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Male Artist – Daniel Padilla
Favorite Group – Silent Sanctuary
Favorite Mellow Video – Right Where You Belong by Julie Anne San Jose
Favorite Rock Video – Kislap by Kamikazee
Favorite Urban Video – Businessman by Gloc-9 feat. Vinci Montaner
Favorite New Artist – Darren Espanto
Favorite Collaboration – Takipsilim by Gloc-9 feat. Regine Velasquez
Favorite Remake – Maybe This Time by Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Media Soundtrack – No Erase by James Reid and Nadine Lustre
Favorite Guest Appearance in a Music Video – Kathryn Bernardo in Simpleng Tulad Mo
Favorite MYX Celebrity VJ – Toni Gonzaga
Favorite International Video – Shake It Off by Taylor Swift
Favorite Kpop Video – Come Back Home by 2ne1
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