12th Star Awards for Music nominees bared

by James Patrick Anarcon
Jun 16, 2021
SB19 and Daniel Padilla and Moira dela Torre's Himig Handog entry "Mabagal" earn nominations at the 12th PMPC Star Awards for Music.
PHOTO/S: Courtesy of MSocial / Star Music

The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) has released the nominees for the 12th Star Awards For Music.

Pop Diva Kuh Ledesma and Filipino composer Louie Ocampo are given the highest recognition for this year.

Kuh will receive the Pilita Corrales Lifetime Achievement Award while Louie will receive the Parangal Levi Celerio award.

PMPC has yet to announce the date of the awards night which will be held virtually this year.

Here is the list of nominees:

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • "Huling Sandali" - December Avenue | Tower of Doom Music
  • "Imposible" - KZ Tandingan feat. Shanti Dope | Star Music
  • "Kung 'Di Na Ako" - Agsunta | Star Music
  • "Mabagal" - Daniel Padilla and Moira Dela Torre | Star Music
  • "Pagtingin" - Ben & Ben | Sony Music Philippines
  • "Patawad, Paalam" - Moira Dela Torre feat. I Belong To The Zoo | Star Music
  • "Pusong Naliligaw" - Sharlene San Pedro feat. Zach Tabudlo | Ivory Music and Video Inc.
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ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Amgo - Viva Records
  • BobRey Live- GMA Music
  • Evolution - Star Music
  • Feels Trip - Star Music
  • Himig Handog 2019 - Star Music
  • Langit Mong Bughaw - Tower of Doom Music
  • Limasawa Street - Sony Music Philippines

MALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Daniel Padilla - "Mabagal" | Star Music
  • Garrett Bolden - "Handa Na Maghintay" | GMA Music
  • Gloc 9 - "Dungaw" | Aristotle Pollisco Music
  • Janno Gibbs - "Walang Kupas" | Viva Records
  • John Rendez - "Think About It" | Star Music
  • Sam Mangubat - "Ikaw At Ikaw Pa Rin" | Star Music
  • TJ Monterde - "Karera" | PolyEast Records

FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Aicelle Santos - "Bakit Siya" | GMA Music
  • Julie Anne San Jose - "Nobela" | Universal Records
  • Kuh Ledesma - "Sama-Sama sa Pasko" | Bravo Records
  • KZ Tandingan - "Halik sa Hangin" | Star Music
  • Moira dela Torre - "Mabagal" | Star Music
  • Regine Velasquez - "I Am Beautiful" | Vehnee Saturno Music Corp.
  • Sarah Geronimo - "Ang Tangi Kong Pangarap" | Viva Records
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CONCERT OF THE YEAR

  • Angeline K' To, Concert Namin 'To' - Star Events and Cornerstone Entertainment
  • Braver - Star Events and Cornerstone Entertainment
  • Iconic - ME, NSY shows, Arthouse
  • Juris - Resorts World Manila
  • Ogie and the Hurados - Ultimate Shows, Inc.
  • Perfect Ten - Resorts World Manila, Ultimate Shows, Inc. and Full House Theater Company, Inc.
  • The OPM Hitmen - BrentSystem Corporation and LilBravehearts, Inc.

MALE CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

  • Chad Borja - The OPM Hitmen Live! | BrentSystem Corporation and LilBravehearts, Inc.
  • Luke Mejares - Sound Trip Sessions Vol. 1 | Dragon Arc Events Management
  • Ogie Alcasid - Ogie and The Hurados | Ultimate Shows, Inc.
  • Raymond Lauchengco - Into The 80's | Solaire Resort & Casino
  • Richard Reynoso - The OPM Hitmen Live! | BrentSystem Corporation and LilBravehearts, Inc.
  • Rico Blanco - Rico Blanco x IV of Spades Live in Concert | Balcony Entertainment and IVOS
  • Ronnie Liang - Love x Romance Concert | Viva Live, Inc.
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FEMALE CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

  • Angeline Quinto - Angeline K' To, Concert Namin 'To' | Star Events and Cornerstone Entertainment
  • Katrina Velarde - Sikat i2 Katrina Velarde Live In Concert | Viva Live, Inc.
  • Lea Salonga - Perfect Ten | Resorts World Manila, Ultimate Shows, Inc. and Full House Theater Company, Inc
  • Moira Dela Torre - Braver | Star Events and Cornerstone Entertainment
  • Regine Velasquez - Iconic | ME, NSY shows, Arthouse
  • Sharon Cuneta - Iconic | ME, NSY shows, Arthouse
  • Zsa Zsa Padilla - Totally Zsa Zsa | Ultimate Shows, Inc.

DUO/GROUP CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

  • Freestyle - Romantic Wednesdate | Red Crane Productions and Resorts World Manila
  • IV of Spades - Rico Blanco x IV of Spades Live in Concert! | Balcony Entertainment and IVOS
  • Ken Chan and Rita Daniela - My Special Love #BoBreyInConcert | GMA Music and Starmedia Entertainment
  • Mayonnaise - #Mayonnaiseventeen: Mayonnaise 17th Anniversary Show | Yellow Room Music Philippines and Macbeth Philippines
  • Southborder - Romantic Wednesdate | Red Crane Productions and Resorts World Manila
  • The Company - Party of 5 | Uno High School Alumni Association Inc.
  • True Faith - Romantic Wednesdate | Red Crane Productions and Resorts World Manila
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MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • "I Am Beautiful Regine" / iFace Incorporated, Director : John Lozano
  • "Mabagal" / Star Music, Director: Peewee Gonzales
  • "Miss Flawless" - Ex Battalion Music and Frontrow International, Director: Jomar Lovena and Jill Singson Urdaneta
  • "Pusong Naliligaw" – Ivory Music and Video, Director: John Manalo
  • "Segundo" - Viva Records, Director: Nolan Bernardino
  • "Walang Kupas" - Viva Records, Director: Nolan Bernardino
  • "Wishes and Dreams" - Ivory Music and Video, Inc., Director: Niq Ablao

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Ang Soundtrack ng Buhay Mo | Star Music
  • Dinner Hour - Pure Mind Quiet Heart | Ivory Music and Video Inc.
  • Ikaw ang Melody - MNL48 | Star Music
  • Lara Maigue - Lara Maigue | Star Music

MALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Carlo Aquino - "Balisong" | Ivory Music and Video Inc.
  • Garrett Bolden - "Handa Na Maghintay" | GMA Music
  • Inigo Pascual - "Next In Line" | Star Music
  • Matteo Guidecelli - "Sundo" | Viva Records
  • Pong Idusora - "Sapi" | Lodi Records
  • Ruru Madrid - "Nawawala" | GMA Music
  • TJ Monterde - "Karera" | PolyEast Records
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FEMALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Golden Canedo - "More Than Before" | GMA Music
  • Julie Anne San Jose - "Nobela" | Universal Records
  • Klarisse de Guzman - "NBSB" | Star Music
  • Lovi Poe - "Segundo" | Viva Records
  • Maricris Garcia - "Kahit Ganun Pa Man" | GMA Music
  • Marion Aunor - "Paasa" | Viva Records
  • Sarah Geronimo - "Ang Tangi Kong Pangarap" | Viva Records

DUO/GROUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Ben & Ben- "Pagtingin" | Sony Music Philippines
  • December Avenue - "Huling Sandali: | Tower of Doom Music
  • Ken Chan and Rita Daniela – "Tayo ay Forever" | GMA Music
  • MYMP – "Wishes and Dreams" | Ivory Music and Video, Inc.
  • SB19 - "Go Up" | Sony Music Philippines
  • Side A - "No More Tears" | Ivory Music and Video, Inc.
  • The Company – "Sang Tawag Mo Lang" | Star Music

NEW MALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Bryan Chong - "Pakiusap" | GMA Music
  • Jem Macatuno - "Can't Get Out" | Star Music
  • Jeric Gonzales - "Taksil" | GMA Music
  • KD Estrada - "One of Many" | Star Music
  • Kyle Raphael - "Buwan ng Mayo" | Viva Records
  • Lance Busa - "Kapit Lang" | Star Music
  • Lucas Garcia - "Because You Believed" | Star Music
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NEW FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • AC Bonifacio - "Slide into my DM" | Ivory Music and Video Inc.
  • Ashtine - "Sabihin Mo Na" | Viva Records
  • Eamarie Gilayo - "Ikaw at Linggo" | Star Music
  • Princess Sevillena - "Walang Kasing Ikaw" | Star Music
  • Sachzna Laparan - "Miss Flawless" | Ex Battallion Music and Frontrow International
  • Trisha Denise - "Kapag Ako Ay Nagmahal" | Star Music
  • Zephanie - "Pangarap Kong Pangarap Mo" | Star Music

NEW GROUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Chiquerella - "Kalangitan" | Star Music
  • Hulo - "Sumama Ka" | Star Music
  • Jose Carlito - "Blankong Imahe" | Star Music
  • Mntklya - "I Love You Saba'y Bawi: | Ivory Music and Video, Inc.
  • Room for Cielo - "Hanggang Dito" | Ivory Music & Video, Inc.
  • Sandiwa - "Paraya" | Ivory Music and Video, Inc.
  • Three Two One - "Hinahana"p | Star Music

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

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  • Aicelle Santos and Maricris Garcia – "Bakit Siya" | GMA Music
  • Bela Padilla and Xia Vigor – "Tag-araw" | Viva Records
  • Daniel Padilla and Moira Dela Torre - "Mabagal" | Star Music
  • Ex-Battalion Bosx1ne, Flow G and Sachzna Laparan - "Miss Flawless" | Ex Battalion Music and Frontrow International
  • Imago and Bente Dos - "Partida" | Universal Records
  • Jeremy Glinoga and Jayda Avanzado - "Perfectly Imperfect" | Star Music
  • Shanti Dope and KZ Tandingan – "Imposible" | Star Music

DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • "Adios" - Inigo Pascual | Star Music
  • "Dungaw" - Gloc 9 | Aristotle Pollisco Music
  • "Hagod" - Ron Antonio | Total Music Entertainment
  • "Pinapa" - Ianna Dela Torre | Star Music
  • "Rewind" - Riva Quenery | Ivory Music and Video, Inc.
  • "Sabay sa Bayle" - Thyro Alfaro and Yumi Lacsamana | Viva Records
  • "Slide Into My DM" - AC Bonifacio | Ivory Music and Video

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR

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  • Feels Trip - Agsunta | Star Music
  • Fools and Foes - Fools and Foes |A Spur of the Moment Project
  • Langit Mong Bughaw - December Avenue | Tower of Doom Music
  • Peklat Cream - Bita and Botflies | OC Records

ROCK ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Bita and Botflies - "Chopchop Blues" | OC Records
  • December Avenue - "Huling Sandali" | Tower of Doom Music
  • Fools and Foes - "Rift" | A Spur of the Moment Project
  • Imago -" Partida" | Universal Records
  • Wilabaliw - "Not So Fast" | Tower of Doom Music
  • Yeng Constantino - "Sana Na Lang" | Star Music
  • Yonin High - "Rock N Roll Angel" | Star Music

FEMALE ACOUSTIC ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Alekzandra - "Alalala" | Star Music
  • Kyline Alcantara - "Paalam Na" | GMA Music
  • Marion Aunor - "Paasa" | Viva Records
  • Princess Velasco - "Kaunti Na Lang" | GMA Music

MALE ACOUSTIC ARTIST OF THE YEAR

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  • Bryan Chong - "Pakiusap" | GMA Music
  • Jem Macatuno - "Can't Get Out" | Star Music
  • Jeric Gonzales - "Taksil" | GMA Music
  • Mcoy Fundales - Bakit Kita Hahabulin | GMA Music
  • Santy Leonardo - Rooftop | Ivory Music and Video, Inc.

RAP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Arvey - "Dalaga" | Star Music
  • Blanktape - "My Love" | Star Music and Lodi Records
  • Gloc 9 - "Dungaw" | Aristotle Pollisco Music
  • Kritiko - "Salamat Sa" | Star Music
  • Ex Battallion (Bozs1ne and Flow G) - "Miss Flawless" | Ex Battallion Music And Frontrow International.
  • Pio Balbuena - "Lakompera" | Viva Records
  • Shanti Dope - "Imposible" | Star Music

R&B ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Evolution - Star Music
  • Letters Never Sent - Viva Records
  • Rowena - Viva Records

MALE R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Arthur Nery - "Binhi" | Viva Records
  • Because - "Direct" |Viva Records
  • Garth Garcia - "Asian Girls" | Ivory Music and Video Inc.
  • Justine Vasquez - "Namimiss Kita" | Star Music
  • Reymond Sajor - "Road Trip" | Ivory Music and Video Inc.
  • Young JV - "Malandi Ka" | Star Music
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FEMALE R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Jake Zyrus - "Love Even If |Star Music
  • Kyryll - "Silent Rumblings" | GMA Music
  • KZ Tandingan - "Halik sa Hangin" | Star Music
  • Mikee Misalucha - "Unlove You" | Viva Records

    REVIVAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • "Ako'y Sayo Ika'y Akin" - KZ Tandingan | Star Music
  • "Bawat Daan" - Zephanie | Star Music
  • "Maghintay Ka Lamang" - Anthony Rosaldo | GMA Music
  • "Maging Sino Ka Man" - Kim Molina | Viva Records
  • "Next in Line" - Iñigo Pascual | Star Music
  • "Nobela" - Julie Anne San Jose | Universal Records
  • "Sundo" - Matteo Guidecelli | Viva Records

COMPILATION ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Budots Version Non Stop – Star Music
  • Gold Squad Album - Star Music
  • Himig Handog 2019 - Star Music
  • Idol Philippines - Star Music
  • Kantalikasan – Ivory Music and Video, Inc.

FOLK/COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR

  • "Ayaw" - Syd Hartha | Sony Music Philippines
  • "Buwan ng Mayo" - Kyle Raphael | Viva Records
  • "Oryang" - Davey Langit | Star Music
  • "Sampaguita" - Ben & Ben | Sony Music Philippines
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NOVELTY SONG OF THE YEAR

  • "Amfee" - Alex Gonzaga | Star Music
  • "Hanggang Andito Pa" - Gari Escobar | Ivory Music and Video Inc.
  • "Mataba" - Cool Cat Ash | Star Music
  • "My Love" - Blanktape | Star Music and Lodi Records

NOVELTY ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Alex Gonzaga -" Amfee" | Star Music
  • Blanktape - "My Love" | Star Music and Lodi Records
  • Cool Cat Ash - "Mataba" | Star Music
  • Gari Escobar - "Hanggang Andito Pa" | Ivory Music and Video Inc.

PILITA CORRALES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Kuh Ledesma

PARANGAL LEVI CELERIO: Louie Ocampo

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SB19 and Daniel Padilla and Moira dela Torre's Himig Handog entry "Mabagal" earn nominations at the 12th PMPC Star Awards for Music.
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