Here are the nominees of Awit Awards 2019

Here are the nominees of Awit Awards 2019

The 2019 Awit Award nominees have been revealed, and the list includes both veterans in the scene and some up-and-coming acts that have caught the attention of music fans nationwide.

Moira Dela Torre leads with eight nominations, alongside BRWN with seven nods, Janine Teñoso with six nominations, Juan Karlos with five noms for his hit single 'Buwan,' and singer-songwriter Unique follows with four nods for 'Sino,' 'Ozone,' and his debut album Grandma. Entering for the first time in Awit Awards history are kalimba artist Bea Lorenzo, pop singer Shanne Dandan, and more.

The official details for the awards ceremony will be announced soon.

Here are the nominees for this year's edition of the Awit Awards:


PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist
1. ‘Right Now’ by Isabela Vinzon
2. ‘Hanggang Dito Na Lang’ by Jaya
3. ‘Isa Pang Araw’ by Sarah Geronimo
4. ‘'Di Na Muli’ by Janine Teñoso
5. ‘Akala’ by Marion Aunor
6. ‘Caught U’ by Kiana Valenciano

Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist
1. ‘Buwan’ by Juan Karlos
2. ‘Poison’ by Darren Espanto
3. ‘Ililigtas Ka Niya’ by Gary Valenciano
4. ‘Right There’ by James Reid
5. ‘Ako Na Lang Sana’ by Mark Carpio

Best Collaboration
1. ‘For The World’ by Mikee Misalucha and Joe Ramos
2. ‘Pagbigyang Muli’ by Erik Santos and Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
3. ‘Langit Lupa’ by Moira Dela Torre feat. igo Pascual
4. ‘Down For Me’ by Julie Anne San Jose feat. Fern.
5. ‘Knots’ by Moira Dela Torre and Nieman
6. ‘Blue’ by Blue Jean Junkies and Julz Savard

Best Performance by a Group Recording Artists
1. ‘Ubasan’ by StickFiggas
2. ‘Ibang Araw Nalang’ by CRIB
3. ‘So Good’ by BRWN
4. ‘Sitsiritsit’ by TNT Boys
5. ‘Kahit Ayaw Mo Na’ by This Band

Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist
1. ‘Completely In Love’ by Leila Alcasid
2. ‘Happy For You’ by Jayda
3. ‘Love Is Easy’ by Maris Racal
4. ‘Nag-iisa’ by Shanne Dandan
5. ‘Coffee’ by Elise Huang

Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist
1. ‘Tuldok’ by Chan Millanes
2. ‘Walls’ by Juan Miguel Severo
3. ‘Maikee's Letters’ by Just Hush
4. ‘Sino’ by Unique
5. ‘Para Sa Akin’ by Ethan Loukas

Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artists
1. ‘So Good’ by BRWN
2. ‘Pagkagising Ko’ by Quacid
3. ‘Sitsiritsit’ by TNT Boys
4. ‘Kahit Ayaw Mo Na’ by This Band
5. ‘HNNP’ by Bopek


CREATIVITY AWARDS

Album of the Year
1. Takipsilim - Autotelic
2. Malaya - Moira Dela Torre
3. Breakthrough - Julie Anne San Jose
4. Grandma - Unique
5. Alon - Hale

Song of the Year
1. ‘Buwan’ by Juan Karlos
2. ‘Takipsilim’ by Autotelic
3. ‘So Good’ by BRWN
4. ‘Tagpuan’ by Moira Dela Torre
5. ‘Kahit Ayaw Mo Na’ by This Band
6. ‘Mundo’ by IV Of Spades

Record of the Year
1. ‘Buwan’ by Juan Karlos
2. ‘Tagpuan’ by Moira Dela Torre
3. ‘Kahit Ayaw Mo Na’ by This Band
4. ‘Ang Awit Natin’ by Janine Teñoso
5. ‘Mundo’ by IV Of Spades

Best Ballad Recording
1. ‘Right Now’ by Isabela Vinzon
2. ‘Tagpuan’ by Moira Dela Torre
3. ‘Ililigtas Ka Niya’ by Gary Valenciano
4. ‘Hanggang Dito Na Lang’ by Jaya
5. ‘Anghel Sa Lupa’ by Ice Seguerra
6. ‘'Di Na Muli’ by Janine Teñoso
7. ‘Tama Na’ by Katrina Velarde
8. ‘Ako Na Lang Sana’ by Mark Carpio

Best Pop Recording
1. ‘Buwan’ by Juan Karlos
2. ‘What Are We Waiting For’ by Elha Nympha
3. ‘Tuldok’ by Chan Millanes
4. ‘Tagu-taguan’ by Moira Dela Torre
5. ‘'Di Na Muli’ by Janine Teñoso

Best Rock/Alternative Recording
1. ‘Ubasan’ by StickFiggas
2. ‘Buwan’ by Juan Karlos
3. ‘Mandirigma’ by Unit 406
4. ‘Pagkagising Ko’ by Quacid
5. ‘Ozone’ by Unique
6. ‘Sayang Panahon’ by Hilera

Best World Music Recording
1. ‘Woes And Phantoms’ by Thea
2. ‘Pakitong-kitong’ by Lea Salonga
3. ‘Luksong Tinik’ by Joey Ayala
4. ‘Jak En Poy’ by Bullet Dumas
5. ‘Ili (Hush)’ by Bea Lorenzo

Best Novelty Recording
1. ‘Basherero’ by Mitoy Yonting
2. ‘Gusto Mo Loadan Kita’ by Blanktape feat. Chiastine
3. ‘Loco De Amor!’ by BennyBunnyBand
4. ‘Boom Tihaya’ by M.U.B.

Best Folk Recording
1. ‘Paruparong Bukid’ by Yeng Constantino
2. ‘Dalawang Tao’ by Rice Lucido
3. ‘Validation’ by Sabu
4. ‘Slippin' Away’ by Plan Of Fools
5. ‘Branches’ by Ben&Ben

Best Dance Recording
1. ‘Poison’ by Darren Espanto
2. ‘Never Be Far’ by Sitti
3. ‘So Good’ by BRWN
4. ‘Sarung Banggi’ by Sam Concepcion
5. ‘Different Kind Of Love’ by Donny Pangilinan

Best Inspirational Recording
1. ‘Ngayon’ by Golden Cañedo
2. ‘For The World’ by Mikee Misalucha and Joe Ramos
3. ‘I Pray’ by Marlo Mortel
4. ‘Ililigtas Ka Niya’ by Gary Valenciano
5. ‘Lahat Tayo Kasama’ by Quest feat. Brand Pilipinas Artist

Best Christmas Recording
1. ‘Ipadama Ang Puso Ng Pasko’ by Various Kapuso Artists
2. ‘Magalak Sa Kapanganakan’ by Hangad
3. ‘You Just Know It's Christmas’ by The Company
4. ‘Paskong Wala Ka’ by Donnalyn Bartolome
5. ‘Pasko, Pasko’ by Johnoy Danao

Best Rap/HipHop Recording
1. ‘Ubasan’ by StickFiggas
2. ‘Kababata’ by Kritiko feat. Kyla
3. ‘Lagi’ by Gloc-9 feat. Al James
4. ‘Kalapati’ by Pio Balbuena feat. Thyro Alfaro
5. ‘Lansangan’ by Ezro

Best Jazz Recording
1. ‘Patintero’ by Lara Maigue and The AMP Band
2. ‘Salamin’ by Liezel Garcia
3. ‘For Rest Of My Life’ by Bela Padilla

Best R&B Recording
1. ‘I Got You’ by Mikee Misalucha and Ephraim
2. ‘So Good’ by BRWN
3. ‘Picking Petals’ by Sassa
4. ‘Only Gonna Love You’ by Kyla feat. REQ
5. ‘Take It To Forever’ by Jona, Jay-R, and REQ

Best Regional Recording
1. ‘Ay’ Na Ko’g Labda’ by Kyle Juliano
2. ‘Hahay’ by Melody Hodgson

Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play
1. ‘Mandirigma’ by Unit 404 / Teleserye: Bagani
2. ‘Ililigtas Ka Niya’ by Gary Valenciano / Teleserye: FPJ's Ang Probinsyano
3. ‘Isa Pang Araw’ by Sarah Geronimo / Movie: Miss Granny
4. ‘Ang Awit Natin’ by Janine Teñoso / Movie: Para Sa Brokenhearted
5. ‘Susi’ by Ben&Ben / Movie: Goyo - Ang Batang Heneral


TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Best Musical Arrangement
1. ‘So Good’ by BRWN / Musical Arranger: Norman Peradilla
2. ‘Paruparong Bukid’ by Yeng Constantino / Musical Arranger: Jack Rufo
3. ‘Pagbigyang Muli’ by Erik Santos / Musical Arranger: Homer Flores
4. ‘'Di Na Muli’ by Janine Teñoso / Musical Arranger: Jack Rufo
5. ‘HNNP’ by Bopek / Musical Arranger: HNNP

Best Vocal Arrangement
1. ‘Puso Sa Puso’ by AM/FM / Vocal Arranger: Arnie Mendaros and Jungee Marcelo
2. ‘Sugarol’ by Maris Racal / Vocal Arranger: Yosha Honasan
3. ‘You Just Know It's Christmas’ by The Company / Vocal Arranger: Moy Ortiz
4. ‘Alleluia’ by Moy Ortiz / Vocal Arranger: Moy Ortiz
5. ‘Kariton’ by Acapellago / Vocal Arranger: Happy Laderas

Best Engineered Recording
1. ‘So Good’ by BRWN / Sound Engineer: Elvin Reyes
2. ‘Takipsilim’ by Autotelic / Sound Engineer: Peavey Nicolas
3. ‘Tuldok’ by Chan Millanes / Sound Engineer: Albert Tamayo
4. ‘Sugarol’ by Maris Racal / Sound Engineer: Boggie Manipon
5. ‘Nag-iisa’ by Shanne Dandan / Sound Engineer: Joel Vitor, Jazz Nicolas, Cholo Hermosa


ALBUM PACKAGING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Best Cover Art
1. Paulit-ulit - Kristoffer Martin
2. Stellar - Maris Racal
3. Surprise - Donnalyn Bartolome
4. Kahit Ayaw Mo Na - This Band
5. Grandma - Unique


MUSIC VIDEO

Music Video of the Year
1. ‘Fake Love’ by Kyline Alcantara
2. ‘Maibalik’ by JBK
3. ‘Sugarol’ by Maris Racal
4. ‘Tagpuan’ by Moira Dela Torre
5. ‘Take That Man’ by IV Of Spades