Nominees for the Female Concert Performer of the Year are (from upper left, clockwise) Charice, Sarah Geronimo, Toni Gonzaga, Rachelle Ann Go, Sharon Cuneta, and Regine Velasquez.

Photo: Allan Sancon (Charice) / Jocelyn Dimaculangan (Regine) / Noel Orsal (Sarah, Toni)

Nalalapit na naman ang pagbibigay ng  parangal ng Philippine Movie Press Club, Inc. para sa 4th Star Awards for Music na gaganapin sa Meralco Theater, Ortigas Ave., Pasig City sa September 9, 2012.   

Ngayon pa lang ay pinaghahandaan na ng  PMPC at Airtime Marketing Inc. ang pagtatanghal nang sa ganu’n ay lalong maengganyo ang mga nasa larangan ng musika sa paggawa ng mga awiting OPM (Original Pilipino Music) na kanilang ilalahok sa music awards sa mga susunod na taon.       

Lalong pinalaki ang Star Awards for Music ngayong 2012 dahil nagdagdag ng kategorya ang PMPC para sa Concert of The Year, Male and Female Concert Performer of the Year, Duo/Group Concert Performer of the Year.       

“2009 nang ipanganak ang Star Awards for Music na kung saan ay dumaan kami sa butas ng karayom para masimulan ito. Para naming itong anak na nakikitang lumalaki at  ngayon ay mapapanood na sa  isang malaking network,” deklara ni Pangulong Roldan Castro at tinaguriang ama ng Star Awards for Music.       

May gagawaran din na  12 alagad ng musika na may hits at gumawa ng pangalan at karangalan sa iba’t ibang parte ng Pilipinas at maging sa ibang bansa. Si Jose Mari Chan naman ang tatanggap ng Lifetime Achievement Award.       

Mapapanood sa telebisyon ang 4th Star Awards for Music sa “Sunday's Best” ng ABS-CBN  on September 16 under the Airtime Marketing ni Ms. Tess Celestino-Howard. Ito’y sa direksyon ni Al Quinn. 


Narito ang nominees ng 4th Star Awards for Music: 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Araw Oras Tagpuan /Sponge Cola/Universal Records

Awit Para Sa’Yo/ErikSantos/Star Records

Breathe Again/Jed Madela/Universal Records

Forevermore/Juris/Star Records

No Water, No Moon/Bamboo/PolyEast Records

Outbound/Christian Bautista/Universal Records

Stay Alive/Nina/Universal Records 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Breathe Again/Jed Madela/Universal Records

Hindi Kita Iiwan/Sam Milby/Star Records

I’m Already King/Christian Bautista/Universal Records

Kahit Di Mo Sabihin/Juris/Star Records

Kulang Ako Kung Wala Ka/Erik Santos/Star Records

Questions/Bamboo/PolyEast Records

Tambay/Sponge Cola/Universal Records 

FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Aiza Seguerra/Songs from The Vault/Star Records

Angeline Quinto/Fall In Love Again/Star Records

Iveron Violan/In Love/Universal Records

Jaya/All Souled Out/Universal Records

Juris/Forevermore/Star Records

Lea Salonga/The Journey So Far/Ivory Music

Yeng Constantino/Yeng Versions Live/Star Records 

MALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

Basil Valdez/Self-titled album/Vicor Records

Christian Bautista/Outbound/Universal Records

Erik Santos/Awit Para Sa’Yo/Star Records

Gary Valenciano/With Love/Star Records

Jed Madela/Breathe Again/Universal Records

Martin Nievera/Mga Awit at Damdamin/PolyEast Records

Noel Cabangon/Panaginip/Universal Records 

DUO/GROUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

J Brothers/Jamming/Jbrostudios

Mocha Girls/18+Restricted/Bellhaus Entertainment/Playboy Fragrances

MYMP/The Unreleased Acoustic Collection/Galaxy Records

Side A/Side A 25/ Warner Music

Sponge Cola/Araw Oras Tagpuan/Universal Records

The Company/Lighthearted 2/Viva Records

Wonder Gays/Blind Item/D’Concorde Records & LDG Prod. & Ent. RecordingCo.

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Awit Para Sa’yo/ErikSantos/Star Records

In Love/Iveron Violan/Universal Records

Outbound/Christian Bautista/Universal Records

Self-titled Album/BasilValdez/Vicor Records

Side A 25/Side A Band/Warner Music

The Journey So Far/Lea Salonga/Ivory Music

With Love/Gary Valenciano/Star Records 

MALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Basil Valdez/ Self-titled Album/Vicor Records

Christian Bautista/Outbound/Universal Records

Dingdong Avanzado/Download 25th Anniversary Songbook/Viva Records

Erik Santos/AwitParaSa’Yo/Star Records

Gary Valenciano/With Love/Star Records

Jed Madela/Breathe Again/Universal Records

Sam Milby/Be Mine/Star Records 

  

FEMALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Angeline Quinto/Fall In Love Again/Star Records

Iveron Violan/In Love/Universal Records

Jaya/All Souled Out/Universal Records

Lea Salonga/The Journey So Far/Ivory Music

Nina/Stay Alive/Universal Records

Rachelle Ann Go/Unbreakable/Viva Records

Sitti/Sessions/Warner Music 

CONCERT OF THE YEAR

In the Company of Side A/  The Company, Side A Band/ Viva Concerts

It’s Complicated / Jose Mari Chan, The Company/ Beginnings at 20 Plus Incorporated/ Star Express

Jose & Wally: A Party for Every Juan / Jose Manalo , Wally Bayola/ APT Entertainment Inc

Martin Nievera:Tribute/ Martin Nievera/ Viva Concerts

Mr. & Mrs. A/ Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez/ Starmedia Entertainment

No Other Concert (Annebisyosa) /Anne Curtis/ Viva Concerts

What Love Is/ Martin Nievera, Sarah Geronimo/ Viva Concerts 

FEMALE CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

Charice (Infinity Tour/ Media Sync Production

Rachelle Anne Go /Seasons of Love/ Viva Concerts

Regine Velasquez/(Mr. & Mrs. A)/ Starmedia Entertainment

Sarah Geronimo  /What Love Is) / Viva Concerts

Sharon Cuneta (Once in a Lifetime)/ Viva Concerts

Toni Gonzaga /Toni@10/ Star Events, Erase Plantcenta, Epic Entertainment, Tag Concept 

MALE CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

Jose Mari Chan /It’s Complicated/ Beginnings at 20 Plus Inc./ Star Express

Kean Cipriano /One Stage, One Night/ Cross and Arrow Events Management and Beginnings at 20 Plus Inc.

Martin Nievera /Tribute/ Viva Concerts

Ogie Alcasid /Mr. & Mrs. A/ Starmedia Entertainment

Piolo Pascual /Piolo Meets the Maestro, Ryan Cayabyab/ Xclusive Hits and Events,Inc.

Rico Puno /The Best of Rico J/ Viva Concerts 

 

DUO/GROUP CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

Jose  Manalo & Wally  Bayola/Jose & Wally: A Party for Every Juan/ APT Entertainment Inc

Pop Girls /PPop Explosion/ Viva Concerts

Side A /In the Company of Side A/ Viva Concerts

The Company / In the Company of Side A/ Viva Concerts

XLR8 /PPop Explosion/ Viva Concerts

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Ako Na Lang/Zia Quizon/PolyEast Records/Directors: Nani Naguit & Pao Santiago Pangan

Disney/Tanya Markova/MCA Music/Director: King Palisoc

Dance/Nina/PolyEast Records/Director: Sean Lim

Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay/Spongecola/Universal Records/Director:Yan Yuzon

Letting Go/Jamie Rievra/Star Records/Directors: Jeffrey Tan, Yeng Constantino

To Reach You/Anja Aguilar/Viva Records/Director: Monti Parungao

Where Do I Begin/Gary Valenciano/Star Records/Director:Cathy Garcia-Molina 

NEW FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Anna Melissa/Anna Melissa her first album/Smashbox Productions, Inc.

Anne Curtis/Annebisyosa/Viva Records

Bunny/Self-titled Album/PolyEast Records

Ethel Rose/A Life Story/Ecclesiastes Entertainment

Paula Bianca/Self-titled Album/Vicor Records

Raia Quiroz/Raia Quiroz Tara Na!/D’Concorde Records & LDG Prod. & Ent. RecordingCo.

Sheng Belmonte/Self-titled Album/Sony-Ivory Records

Solenn Heusaff/Solenn/MCA Music

Zia Quizon/Self-titled Album/PolyEast Records