The 30th Awit Awards were held at the Kia Theatre last night (11/26). While a good deal of the awardees were pop stars such as Darren Espanto, Ylona Garcia, and Vina Morales, a number of independent acts also took home awards.
We've got the lowdown on the winners right here:
Singer-songwriter QUEST won the award for Best Inspirational Song with 'Higher' and Album of the Year with Life of a Champion.
Do what you love. Love what you do. Do it with love. pic.twitter.com/dHVfXm5l63— Quest (@officialQUEST) November 27, 2017
Funky four-piece IV of Spades won Favorite New Group, former Urbandub front man Gabby Alipe took home the award for Best Rock/Alternative Recording for 'Visions' -- the first single off his debut solo album, pop band Banda ni Kleggy won Best World Music Recording for their collaboration with Bayang Barrios, 'Pare-Pareho', and indie pop act Autotelic won Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artist for 'Laro'.
This goes out to everyone! Our performances won’t be possible without your inspiration.— Autotelic (@AutotelicMusic) November 26, 2017
MARAMING SALAMAT SA INYO! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/6bLcFX5RLz
Watch By the Numbers: QUEST's Winning Moment: