The MYX Awards returned to the virtual stage last night (07/08) to award the biggest acts in local and international music.
Awardees include the likes of P-pop phenomenon SB19, Filipino folk-pop band Ben&Ben, and global superstars BTS.
SB19 were the biggest winners of the night, receiving a total of four awards - Artist of the Year, Song of the Year ('Alab'), Music Video of the Year ('Alab'), Kumu Audience Choice Award. In a series of tweets, the group thanked A'TIN (fans of SB19) for their neverending support. "We wouldn't achieve this without all of you kaya proud na proud kaming ibahagi ang tagumpay na ito sa inyo! A'TIN TO!"
We wouldn't achieve this without all of you kaya proud na proud kaming ibahagi ang tagumpay na ito sa inyo! A'TIN TO! 💙#SB19atMYXAwards2021— SB19 Official 🇵🇭 (@SB19Official) August 7, 2021
Sobrang solid talaga!!!! Mahal na mahal namin kayo A'TIN!!!!!! Thank you so much T.T— Vester (@stellajero_) August 7, 2021
SB19 ForMYXAwards@SB19Official#SB19atMYXAwards2021#SB19ForAcer https://t.co/1qXb3ZUKTI
Ben&Ben won their first-ever MYX Awards, taking home the trophies for Mellow Video of the Year for 'Sa Susunod Na Habangbuhay,' as well as Collaboration of the Year for 'Paalam' with Moira.
The #MYXAwards2021 Mellow Video of the Year is "Sa Susunod Na Habang Buhay" by Ben&Ben (@BenAndBenMusic)! pic.twitter.com/ImJiQYV1y5— MYX Global (@myxglobal) August 7, 2021
The #MYXAwards2021 Collaboration of the Year is "Paalam" by Moira Dela Torre (@moiradelatorre) and Ben&Ben (@BenAndBenMusic)! pic.twitter.com/16as38ojJN— MYX Global (@myxglobal) August 7, 2021
The 'Pasalubong' act thanked LIWANAG (fans of Ben&Ben) for helping them win their first MYX Award. "Nangangarap pa lang kami noon. Ngayon, dinala niyo na kami sa unang MYX awards namin. Thank you for fighting for us, Liwanag."
Recreating this photo we had for Myx in 2017. Nangangarap pa lang kami non. Ngayon, dinala niyo na kami sa unang Myx awards namin. Thank you for fighting for us, Liwanag 💙💛 pic.twitter.com/xZdj65lZrz— Ben&Ben (@BenAndBenMusic) August 8, 2021
Meanwhile, Korean pop sensations BTS won International Music Video of the Year for their record-breaking single, 'Dynamite'. The 'Butter' hitmakers took to Twitter to send a message of love and gratitude to their Filipino ARMY (fans of BTS). "Mahal namin kayo!"
Hello Philippines and #MYXAwards2021! We’re so honored to win International Video of the Year for “Dynamite”! Thank you #BTSARMY for voting! We truly appreciate all your love and support! Mahal namin kayo! https://t.co/mfc2p4tGtF— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) August 8, 2021
Other winners include newcomers Matthaios and Michael Pacquiao, as well as Filipino-American pop star Olivia Rodrigo who received the Global Achievement Award. The coveted MYX Magma Award was awarded to legendary Filipino folk-rock band, Asin. Founded in the 1970s, the band's hits include 'Masdan Mo Ang Kapaligiran,' 'Balita,' and 'Himig Ng Pag-Ibig'.
Check out the complete list of winners here:
Artist of the Year - SB19
Song of the Year - 'Alab' - SB19
Music Video of the Year - 'Alab' - SB19
New Artist of the Year - Matthaios
Rock Video of the Year - 'Lakas' – COLN ft. Dale Jairus
R&B/Hip-Hop Video of the Year - 'Love' – Michael Pacquiao
Mellow Video of the Year - 'Sa Susunod Na Habang Buhay' – Ben&Ben
Collaboration of the Year - 'Paalam' – Moira Dela Torre and Ben&Ben
International Video of the Year - 'Dynamite' – BTS
Kumu Streamer of the Year - Jex de Castro
MYX Magna Award - Asin
Global Achievement Award - Olivia Rodrigo
Kumu Audience Choice - SB19