Sarah Geronimo, Rey Valera win big at MYX Music Awards

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Friday, March 27, 2015


SARAH Geronimo emerged as the big winner at the 10th MYX Music Awards after scoring four awards including Favorite Artist, Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Music Video for Tayo and Favorite Remake for Maybe This Time.

The pop princess and The Voice of the Philippines coach remains as the artist with the most number of wins in MYX Music Awards history, as she raised her total number of MYX Music Award trophies to 23.

Prior to snagging the major awards of the night, Sarah also showcased a powerful production number featuring her chart-topping song, Kilometro.

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Meanwhile, the highest commendation of the evening, the MYX Magna Award, was given to singer-songwriter Rey Valera. The MYX Magna Award is a recognition awarded to an OPM icon who has made a great impact to the music industry.

Richard Poon, KZ, Angeline Quinto, Erik Santos, Kyla, Christian Bautista and Vina Morales united on stage for a special tribute to the legendary hit maker, singing beautiful renditions of Valera’s most notable compositions, including Kung Kailangan Mo Ako, Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko and Pangako Sa’Yo, among others.

Valera, who is currently on tour, accepted his MYX Magna Award through a video saying he is deeply “flattered, proud, and humbled.”

MYX Music Awards newcomers James Reid and Nadine Lustre took home Favorite Media Soundtrack for No Erase, while The Voice Kids Season 1 finalist Darren Espanto outshined strong contenders Lyca Gairanod, Kathryn Bernardo, Nadine Lustre and Maja Salvador in the Favorite New Artist category. Darren is the youngest winner of the night.

Despite his no-show status, Daniel Padilla bested fellow teen sensation James Reid, rap artists Gloc-9 and Abra, and R&B prince Jay-R in the Favorite Male Artist category. Daniel also bagged Favorite Song for Simpleng Tulad Mo. (PR)

Below is the full list of winners of the 10th MYX Music Awards:

Favorite Music Video – Tayo by Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Song – Simpleng Tulad Mo by Daniel Padilla
Favorite Artist – Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Female Artist – Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Male Artist – Daniel Padilla
Favorite Group – Silent Sanctuary
Favorite Mellow Video – Right Where You Belong by Julie Anne San Jose
Favorite Rock Video – Kislap by Kamikazee
Favorite Urban Video – Businessman by Gloc-9 feat. Vinci Montaner
Favorite New Artist – Darren Espanto
Favorite Collaboration – Takipsilim by Gloc-9 feat. Regine Velasquez
Favorite Remake – Maybe This Time by Sarah Geronimo
Favorite Media Soundtrack – No Erase by James Reid and Nadine Lustre
Favorite Guest Appearance in a Music Video – Kathryn Bernardo in Simpleng Tulad Mo
Favorite MYX Celebrity VJ – Toni Gonzaga
Favorite International Video – Shake It Off by Taylor Swift
Favorite Kpop Video – Come Back Home by 2ne1

Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on March 28, 2015.

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