Awit Awards 2017 nominees revealed

The nominees for New Female Recording Artist of the 30th Awit Awards 2017 are Alexa Ilacad, Liza Soberano, Ylona Garcia, Ataska, and Kim Molina.


The Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) once again mounts the Awit Awards to recognize the contributions to the music industry for the past year.

For its 30th edition, the nominees cover a range of musical genres such as Best R&B Recording, Best Rap/HipHop Recording and even Best Regional Recording.

In the category Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist, ABS-CBN actress Liza Soberano is nominated for "Spark." Her contenders include Alexa Ilacad for "Pakipot Suplado"; Ylona Garcia for "Win The Fight"; Kim Molina for If I Fall In Love"; and Ataska for "Naluluha Ako."

The nominees in the Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist category are: Mr. Pastillas Chard Parojinog for "Puso"; Kyle Echarri for "Fall For Me"; Inigo Pascual for "Dahil Sayo"; Zion Aquino for Defenseless"; and Mark Carpio for "Hiling."


Here's the list of nominees for the 30th Awit Awards 2017:


Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist

Chasing The Light - Julie Anne San Jose - GMA Records
Hagdan - Jennylyn Mercado - Ivory Music & Video
Susunduin Kita - Elha Nympha - MCA Music, Inc.
Lagay ng Puso - Vina Morales - Star Music
Naluluha Ako - Kim Molina - Viva Records Corporation

Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist

Alam - Darren Espanto - MCA Music, Inc.
Visions - Gabby Alipe - MCA Music, Inc.
Dating Tayo - TJ Monterde - Polyeast Records
Brave for You - Zion Aquino - Star Music/Trina Belamide
Higher - Quest - Warner Music Philippines

Best Collaboration

Handog - Aiza Seguerra & Noel Cabangon - Star Music
Industriya - Gloc-9 & KZ Tandingan - Star Music
I’ll Be There - Jed Madela & Darren Espanto - Star Music
Monumento - Kyla & Kris Lawrence - Star Music
Stars Are Aligned - Acapellago & Jimmy Marquez - Viva Records Corporation

Best Performance by a Group Recording Artist

Di Kayang Aminin - The Ryan Cayabyab Singers - Curve Entertainment Inc.
Love Supreme - Miles Experience - MCA Music, Inc.
Gising - Autotelic - MCA Music, Inc.
Dalawang Letra - Itchyworms - Star Music
On The Wings Of Love - Acapellago - Viva Records Corporation
How We Play - SUD - Warner Music Philippines

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Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist

Pakipot Suplado - Alexa Ilacad - Star Music
Spark - Liza Soberano - Star Music
Win The Fight - Ylona Garcia - Star Music
If I Fall In Love - Ataska - Viva Records Corporation
Naluluha Ako - Kim Molina - Viva Records Corporation

Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist

Puso - Chard Parojinog - Ivory Music & Video
Fall For Me - Kyle Echarri - MCA Music, Inc.
Dahil Saýo - Inigo Pascual - Star Music
Defenseless - Zion Aquino - Star Music/Trina Belamide
Hiling - Mark Carpio - Warner Music Corporation

Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artists

Laro - Autotelic - MCA Music, Inc.
Silakbo - Miles Experience - MCA Music, Inc.
On The Wings Of Love - Acapellago - Viva Records Corporation
Ilaw Sa Daan - IV of Spades - Warner Music Corporation
Again - Leanne and Naara - Warner Music Philippines

Best Performance by a Child/Children

This Little Child - Krystal Brimner - Star Music
Tatlong Bibe - Xymon "Onyok" Pineda - Star Music

Album of the Year

Be With Me - Darren Espanto - MCA Music, Inc.
Inigo Pascual - Inigo Pascual - Star Music
Sukli - Gloc-9 - Star Music
Pogi Years Old - Parokya Ni Edgar - Universal Records, Inc.
Life Of A Champion - Quest - Warner Music Philippines
For The Rest of My Life - Mayonnaise - Warner Music Philippines

Song of the Year

Alam - Jungee Marcelo - MCA Music, Inc.
Dahil Sa’yo - Inigo Pascual - Star Music
O Pag-Ibig - Honlani Rabe & Jack Rufo - Star Music
Binibini Sa MRT - Johann Garcia - Viva Records Corporation
Walang Hanggan - Jose ‘Quest’ Villanueva III - Warner Music Philippines

Record of the Year

Alam - Darren Espanto - MCA Music, Inc.
Laro - Autotelic - MCA Music, Inc.
Reyna Ng Puso Ko - Daniel Padilla - Star Music
Dalawang Letra - Itchyworms - Star Music
Walang Hanggan - Quest - Warner Music Philippines

Best Ballad Recording

Both Of Us - B.O.U. - Curve Entertainment, Inc./Warner Music Philippines
Fall For Me - Kyle Echarri - MCA Music, Inc.
Hanggang Kailan - Michael Pangilinan - Star Music
Stay - Daryl Ong - Star Music
Ever My Only Love - Zion Aquino - Star Music/Trina Belamide
Nasayang Lang - The Juans - Viva Records Corporation
Hiling - Mark Carpio - Warner Music Philippines

Best Pop Recording

Sana Kung Pwede Lang - Juan Karlos Labajo - MCA Music, Inc.
O Pag-Ibig - Ylona Garcia & Bailey May - Star Music
Pakipot Suplado - Alexa Ilacad - Star Music
Dahil Sa’yo - Inigo Pascual - Star Music
Nobody But You - Monica Cuenco - Viva Records Corporation

Best Rock/Alternative Recording

Love Supreme - Miles Experience - MCA Music, Inc.
Gising - Autotelic - MCA Music, Inc.
Visions - Gabby Alipe - MCA Music, Inc.
Lagi Mong Tatandaan - Parokya Ni Edgar - Universal Records, Inc.
You Can’t Be Right - Mayonnaise - Warner Music Philippines

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Best World Music Recording

Bayle - Reggae Mistress - Curve Entertainment Inc.
Mobe - Enrique Gil - Star Music
Eres Mio - Vina Morales - Star Music
Pare-Pareho - Banda Ni Kleggy feat. Bayang Barrios - Warner Music Philippines

Best Novelty Recording

Taxi Driver - Bassilyo - MCA Music, Inc.
Paasa (T.A.N.G.A.) - Yeng Constantino - Star Music
Chuva Choo Choo 2.0 - Jolina Magdangal with Vice Ganda - Star Music
Peksman - Schizophrenia - Viva Records Corporation
Tatlong Bibe - Acapellago - Viva Records Corporation

Best Dance Recording

Kinikilig - Hazel Faith - Curve Entertainment Inc.
San Na - Top One Project aka T.O.P. - GMA Records
Take You Down - Paolo Onesa - Homeworkz Entertainment Services, Inc.
Isasayaw Ko - #Hashtags - Star Music
Dumadagundong - Yassi Pressman - Viva Records Corporation

Best Inspirational Recording

Hagdan - Jennylyn Mercado - Ivory Music & Video
Nyebe - Kaye Cal - Star Music
Handog - Aiza Seguerra & Noel Cabangon - Star Music
So Grateful - Zion Aquino - Star Music/Trina Belamide
Higher - Quest - Warner Music Philippines

Best Christmas Recording

Magic Ng Pasko - Julie Anne San Jose - GMA Records
Nakaraang Pasko - Jennylyn Mercado - Ivory Music & Video
This Little Child - Krystal Brimner - Star Music
Ngayong Pasko - Jireh Lim - Warner Music Philippines

Best Rap/HipHop Recording

The Philippine Dream - Q-York feat. Diana D. - Homeworkz Entertainment Services, Inc.
Mukha Ng Pera - Stickfiggas - MCA Music, Inc.
Industriya - Gloc-9 feat. KZ Tandingan - Star Music
Angas Mo - Blaze N Kane - Viva Records Corporation
Sige Lang - Quest - Warner Music Philippines

Best R & B Recording

Tadhana - Myrtle Sarrosa - Ivory Music & Video
Pano Na Lang - Jason Dy - MCA Music, Inc.
Not Yo Bae - Ylona Garcia - Star Music
Monumento - Kyla & Kris Lawrence - Star Music
Really Over You - Zion Aquino - Star Music/Trina Belamide
Stars Are Aligned - Acapellago & Jimmy Marquez - Viva Records Corporation
This Time - Jeric Medina - Viva Records Corporation

Best Regional Recording

Usahay - Martin Nievera - Polyeast Records
Kung Siya Man - TJ Monterde - Polyeast Records

Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play

Sa Piling Mo (“Alyas Robinhood”) - Kristoffer Martin - GMA Records
Dama’s Song (“Alamat ng Dama de Noche") - Frencheska Farr - GMA Records

Best Musical Arrangement

Buhay Ng Buhay Ko - Albert Tamayo - Polyeast Records
Reyna Ng Puso Ko - Karel Honasan - Star Music
Ambon - Jack Rufo - Star Music
Maghihintay Pa Ba? - Arnold Buena - Star Music
Nobody But You - Gino Cruz - Viva Records Corporation

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Best Vocal Arrangement

Superhero - Albert Tamayo / Dante Bantatua - Aika Records
Reyna Ng Puso Ko - Karel Honasan - Star Music
Notes Of Our Song - Victor Nino Salazar - Universal Records, Inc/Bel Andres Productions
Stars Are Aligned - Acapellago - Viva Records Corporation
On The Wings Of Love - Acapellago - Viva Records Corporation

Best Engineered Recording

Haplos - Jonathan Ong - Ivory Music & Video
O Pag-Ibig - Dante Tañedo - Star Music
Reyna Ng Puso Ko - Dante Tañedo - Star Music




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