Sarah Geronimo and Alden Richards were among the big winners at the 2016 Awit Awards held yesterday, December 7, at the Music Museum.
The Popstar Princess won the Album of the Year award, making this her second consecutive time to win in the said category. It also marks Sarah's 12th win at the Awit Awards.
Last year, Sarah's album Perfectly Imperfect also won the Album of the Year award.
Meanwhile, Alden got three awards. The Pambasang Bae got the Most Downloaded Artist award while his song "Wish I May" won the Most Downloaded Song award.
His album Wish I May also won as the Best Selling Album of the Year award.
Here is the complete list of winners of the 29th Awit Awards:
Album of the Year: The Great Unknown, Sarah Geronimo
Song of the Year: "Bawat Daan" by Ebe Dancel
Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist: "Parang Wala Lang" by Tippy Dos Santos
Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist: "Paano Ko Sasabihin" by Thor Dulay
Best Collaboration: "Triangulo" by Thyro, Yumi and Jeric Medina
Best Performance by a Group Recording Artists: "LDR" by Harana
Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist: "Sabi Sabi" by Kris Angelica
Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist: "Mabuti Pa" by Daryl Ong
Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artists: "Imposible" by Gravity
Best Selling Album of the Year: Wish I May by Alden Richards
Best Pop Recording: "Free Fall into Love" by Marion Aunor
Best Ballad Recording: "Araw Gabi" by Aiza Seguerra
Best Rock/Alternative Recording: "Firepower" by Bamboo
Best World Music Recording: "Kasayaw" by Ebe Dancel
Best Novelty Recording: "Siopao na Pag-ibig" by K.A. Antonio
Best Dance Recording: "Lala" by Yassi Pressman
Best Inspirational Recording: "Bawat Daan" by Ebe Dancel
Best Christmas Recording: "Apat na Buwang Pasko" by Ebe Dancel
Best Jazz Recording: "Pero" by Conscious & the Goodness
Best R&B Recording: "Parang Wala Lang" by Tippy Dos Santos
Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play: "Ang Probinsyano" from the teleserye FPJ's Ang Probinsyano by Ebe Dancel with Gloc-9
Best Instrumental Performance: "The Sound of Life", piano by Marvin Querido, trumpet by Roberto de Pano
Best Musical Arrangement: "Pero", arranged by Jesser Sison and Conscious & the Goodness
Best Vocal Arrangement: "Waters of March" by Moy Ortiz
Best Engineered Recording: "Bawat Daan" by Mark Villar
Best Performance by a Child/Children: "Believing in Magic" by Julia Concio
Best Album Package: "Greetings" from Callalily
Music Video of the Year: "Walang Anuman" by Nicole Asensio
Most Downloaded Song: "Wish I May" by Alden Richards
Most Downloaded Artist: Alden Richards
Dangal ng Musikang Pilipino Award: The Boyfriends
International Achievement Award: 4th Impact