Event: 2014 #27thAwitAwards Winners

 For the second time around, it's Gloc-9 and we're all happy about it. I was able to witness the 27th Awit Awards by the PARI (Philippine Association of the Record Industries) last Friday at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at the Resorts World Manila. Gloc-9 (Aristotle Pollisco) bagged the Song of the Year again this time with Rico Blanco for "Magda" from the Album of the Year "Liham at Lihim" produced by Universal Records Philippines. It was a thrill to witness the singers and the songs recognized for each category:
Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist – ‘Pasakalye’, Zia Quizon
Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist – ‘Lucky in Love’, Paolo Onesa
Best Collaboration – ‘Magda’, Gloc-9 feat. Rico Blanco
Best Performance by a Group Recording Artists – ‘Ang Parokya’, Parokya Ni Edgar feat. Gloc-9 and Frank Magalona
Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist – ‘If You Ever Change Your Mind’, Marion Aunor
Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist – ‘Lucky in Love’, Paolo Onesa
Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artists – ‘Waka-Waka’, Kuro Ilustrado
Album of the Year – ‘Liham at Lihim’, Gloc-9
Best Selling Album of the Year – ‘DJP’, Daniel Padilla
Song of the Year – ‘Magda’, Gloc-9 feat. Rico Blanco
Best Ballad Recording – ‘Scared To Death’, KZ Tandingan
Best Rock/Alternative Recording – ‘To Survive’, Franco
Best World Music Recording – ‘Pansamantagal’, Sitti Navarro & Julianne Tarroja
Best Novelty Recording – ‘Papel’, Joey Ayala & Gloc-9 feat. Denise Barbacena
Best Dance Recording – ‘No Limitations’, Sam Concepcion
Best Inspirational/Religious Recording – ‘Nathaniel (Gift of God)’, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
Best Christmas Recording – ‘Hele ni Inay’, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
Best Rap Recording – ‘Magda’, Gloc-9 feat. Rico Blanco
Best Jazz Recording – ‘Darating Din’, KZ Tandingan
Best RnB Recording – ‘Ikot-Ikot’, Sarah Geronimo
Best Regional Recording – ‘Taldawa’, Edward and ‘Abe Pakakalale’, Andy Alvis (tie)
Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play – ‘Bakit Di Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo’, Zia Quizon from the movie “Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo”
Best Musical Arrangement – ‘Hele Ni Inay’, Homer Flores
Best Vocal Arrangement – ‘Darating Din’, Yosha Honasan
Best Engineered Recording – ‘Never Will I Forget’, Eric Perlas & Macoy Manuel
Best Album Package – ‘Hulog ng Langit’, Jay Saturnino D. Lumboy & Anne Kate PiƱero (Graphic Designers), Jay Saturnino D. Lumboy (Album Concept), Mark Nicdao (Photography)
Music Video of the Year – ‘Ilusyon’, Abra (feat. Arci Munoz)
I-Gateway Mobile’s Most Downloaded Artist for 2013 – Yeng Constantino
I-Gateway Mobile’s Most Downloaded Song for 2013 – ‘Chinito’, Yeng Constantino
Entertainment Gateway Group (EGG) Allhits.ph’s Most Downloaded Artist for 2013 – Nina
Entertainment Gateway Group (EGG) Allhits.ph’s Most Downloaded Song for 2013 – ‘Don’t Say Goodbye’, Nina
I am looking forward to more songs that'll move the hearts and souls of everyone to be nominated for next year's Awit Awards. Thank you for the opportunity to witness this momentous event. All the winners were my favorite singers and songs. For more information, please visit www.awitawards.com.ph and like their Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AwitAwards for more details.