The 11th Edition of Himig Handog is here!
ABS CBN just unveiled the 12 official entries part of the latest instalment Himig Handog music videos. Depicting tales of life, love and loss, this year's entries feature artists in the likes of Zild, Moira Dela Torre, KZ Tandingan, Janine Berdin, and more.
In the end, one of these 12 entries will be awarded MYX Choice for Best Music Video.
Himig Handog is the biggest songwriting and music video competition in the Philippines. Started in 2013, the competition is run by ABS CBN and Star Music and has previously awarded acts like Maris Racal, Agsunta, TJ Monterde, Daniel Padilla, and more.
Check out this year's music video entries for the 11th edition of Himig Handog below:
Ang Hirap Maging Mahirap - Davey Langit ft. Kritiko
Aptly titled, Davey Langit's 'Ang Hirap Maging Mahirap' tells the pain and story of those financially deprived. Enlisting rapper Kritiko, the music video depicts a realistic tale of those struggling to survive everyday life.
Bulalakaw - Janine Berdin ft. Joanna Ang
This newly released music video sees Janine Berdin and Joanna Ang donning white, belting a message of hope through the Visayan pop track.
Ibang Planeta - ZILD
Zild unveiled 'Ibang Planeta' late last year. The track, coupled with its music video is a loving throwback to the 80s with its immersive storyline of being taken to a different dimension when in love.
Ika'y Babalik Pa Ba - Juris
Starring Iana Bernadez and IIya Nikeshin, Juris soundtracks a heartfelt love story in this black and white music video for 'Ika'y Babalik Pa Ba'.
Kahit Kunwari Man Lang - Agsunta and Moira Dela Torre
'Kahit Kunwari Man Lang' tells the highs and lows of an undefined relationship, beautifully brought to life by Agsunta's and Moira Dela Torre's harrowing performance and the music video's storytelling.
Kahit Na Masungit - Jeremy G and Kyle Echarri
'Kahit Na Masungit' is a chill pop track about courting a girl performed by Jeremy G and Kyle Echarri.
Kulang Ang Mundo - Sam Mangubat
'Kulang And Mundo' is a heartfelt ballad that narrates a couple's journey to a happy ending. The music video is an "appealing" and entertaining story that wonderfully compliments the track's grand declaration of love.
Marupok - KZ Tandingan
The funkiest one out of the bunch, 'Marupok' is a warning call to be upfront with your intentions. This empowering anthem is performed by KZ Tandingan.
Out - Fana
Angsty and powerful, Fana releases a ray of anguish in this toe-tapping R&B track. Performed in English, Tagalog, and Bicolano, the music video is a captivating retelling of a girl's claim to survival.
Pahina - Kiss N Tell
'Pahina', performed by Kiss N Tell, recounts a tragic tale of falling out of love. The music video shows glimpses and pieces of a couple's love story, portrayed by Gigi Delana and Mark Rivera, slowly falling off the rails.
Tabi-Tabi Po - JMKO
If you love a feel-good love story, JMKO's 'Tabi-Tabi Po' might be right up your alley. The track, alongside its enchanting music video, takes listeners through a journey from infatuation to falling in love.
Tinadhana Sa 'Yo - Zephanie
A story of heartache and unrequited love, Zephanie makes hearts bleed in the music video for 'Tinadhana Sa 'Yo'.
To help your favourite entry win, make sure to watch their music video on Star Music's official YouTube channel.