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Check out the Winners from the 8th Wish Music Awards

Posted By: Danielle Domingo
Post Date: January 23, 2023

It looks like everything is getting back up to speed with live events and award shows. This year, the 8th Wish Music Awards (WMAs) sets the example by kicking off the awards season! The event was held at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City and hosted by Gretchen Ho, Christian Bautista, and directed by Paolo Valenciano. The night celebrated the return of live music that includes performances from: Moira, Ben&Ben, Zack Tabudlo, Flow G, and more!

Apart from the awards given that night, Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid was named KDR Icon of Musical Excellence for her tremendous contribution to OPM and its industry.

“Maraming maraming salamat po sa karangalang ito. [N]agpapasalamat ako sa Panginoon for giving me this wonderful talent,” she said in her speech. For the younger generation of Filipino artists, she has this as her words of advice: “Keep creating music. Kayo ang future ng OPM.”

REGINE VELASQUEZ-ALCASID

The main attraction was of course knowing the winners in each of the categories up for grabs that night. SB19 took home the most number of awards, winning in three categories. The winners were determined by votes from a panel of judges which weighed 70% and from the public which weighed 30%.

Wish 107.5 donates Php100,000 to beneficiaries of major-category winners so a total of Php1.97 million will be handed out to Adarna Group Foundation, A Home For The Angels Crisis Home For Abandoned Babies Foundation, Autism Society Philippines, ChildHope Philippines, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Philippine Cancer Society, Resources For The Blind, Virlanie Foundation Inc., and Operation Smile Philippines Foundation, INC.

“It’s a big thing for us artists to share our music with each and everyone — and being able to help people in other aspects is way beyond. At a blink of an eye, we faced challenges that in previous years, would have seemed insurmountable. But when days seemed to have been engulfed in darkness, distress, and despair, we refused to give in. Instead, we all clung to a bright ray of hope — a hope that all will be all right in God’s time.”

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Check out the full list of winners below and rewatch the awards show on the Wish 107.5 YouTube channel in February.

Major Awards

Wishclusive Pop Performance of the Year

  • 4th Impact – “Here We Go”
  • ena mori – “Vivid”
  • Maymay Entrata – “Amakabogera”
  • WINNER: SB19 – “Bazinga” (Beneficiary: Autism Society Philippines)

Wishclusive Ballad Performance of the Year

  • WINNER: Ben&Ben – “Magpahinga” (Beneficiary: Virlanie Foundation Inc.)
  • Frizzle Anne – “Alam Ko Naman”
  • The Juans – “Dulo”
  • Zack Tabudlo – “Give Me Your Forever”

Wishclusive R&B Performance of the Year

  • Cean Jr. – “YK”
  • WINNER: FELIP – “Palayo” (Beneficiary: A Home For The Angels Crisis Home For Abandoned Babies Foundation, INC.)
  • Lance Santdas – “Tunay”
  • Sam Concepcion – “Diwata”

Wishclusive Rock/Alternative Performance of the Year

  • Bandang Lapis – “Nang Dumating Ka”
  • Cheats – “Hakbang”
  • Sponge Cola – “Kung Ako Ang Pumiling Tapusin Ito”
  • WINNER: Zild – “Huminga” (Beneficiary: Adarna Group Foundation, INC.)

Wishclusive Hip-hop Performance of the Year

  • WINNER: Flow G – “Praning” (Beneficiary: Adarna Group Foundation, INC.)
  • Gloc-9 – “Pilak”
  • JMARA – “Mahal Kong Pilipinas”
  • JRLDM – “Para Sa Sarili”

Wishclusive Contemporary Folk Performance of the Year

  • WINNER: Adie – “Tahanan” (Beneficiary: Resources For The Blind, INC.)
  • Clara Benin – “blink”
  • Munimuni – “Bukas Makalawa”
  • syd hartha – “kung nag-aatubili”

Wishclusive Contemporary R&B Performance of the Year

  • Karylle – “Fine”
  • WINNER: Leanne & Naara – “Anticipation” (Beneficiary: Autism Society Philippines)
  • Lola Amour – “Fallen”
  • Paolo Sandejas – “Dad Jeans”

Wishclusive Collaboration of the Year

  • WINNER: JRLDM feat. Gloc-9 – “Lagi Na Lang” (Beneficiaries: Make-A-Wish Foundation and Philippine Cancer Society)
  • Lola Amour and Al James – “Madali”
  • Loonie feat. JROA – “Eskapo”
  • Nik Makino feat. Flow G – “Moon”

Wish Pop Song of the Year

  • “BANG” – G22
  • “Golden Arrow” – BINI
  • “Tumitigil Ang Mundo” – BGYO
  • WINNER: “WYAT” – SB19 (Beneficiary: Autism Society Philippines)

Wish Ballad Song of the Year

  • “Huling Mensahe” – Bandang Lapis
  • WINNER: “Kumpas” – Moira Dela Torre (Beneficiary: Virlanie Foundation Inc.)
  • “Laro” – Janine Teñoso
  • “The Ones We Once Loved” – Ben&Ben

Wish R&B Song of the Year

  • “Bitaw” – Daryl Ong
  • WINNER: “Hello 2.0 (Legends Only)” – James Reid (Beneficiary: A Home For The Angels Crisis Home For Abandoned Babies Foundation, INC.)
  • “Huling Gabi” – Quest
  • “NVMD” – Denise Julia

Wish Rock/Alternative Song of the Year

  • WINNER: “Asan Ka Na Ba” – Zack Tabudlo (Beneficiary: ChildHope Philippines)
  • “Isang Anghel” – Zild
  • “Liwanag” – The Juans
  • “NARARARARAMDAMAN” – BLASTER

Wish Hip-hop Song of the Year

  • WINNER: “Kagome” – Lo Ki (Beneficiary: ChildHope Philippines)
  • “Manila” – Young Cocoa
  • “PSG” – Al James
  • “Re-up” – Ez Mil

Wish Contemporary Folk Song of the Year

  • “Affable Dork” – Clara Benin
  • “Kunwari” – juan karlos
  • “LANGGA” – Wilbert Ross
  • WINNER: “Paninindigan Kita” – Ben&Ben (Beneficiary: Virlanie Foundation Inc.)

Wish Contemporary R&B Song of the Year

  • “ENOUGH” – of Mercury
  • “Kaya” – Paul Pablo
  • WINNER: “Pagsamo” – Arthur Nery (Beneficiary: Operation Smile Philippines Foundation, INC.)
  • “Reality Checklist” – Unique Salonga

Wish Song Collaboration of the Year

  • “Iba” – Zack Tabudlo and Moira Dela Torre
  • “Kamusta” – Shanti Dope feat. Flow G
  • WINNER: “Mahika” – Adie and Janine Berdin (Beneficiaries: Resources For The Blind, INC. and Philippine Cancer Society)
  • “Pancit” – juan karlos feat. Janine Berdin

Wish Breakthrough Artist of the Year

  • ena mori
  • WINNER: FELIP (Beneficiary: A Home For The Angels Crisis Home For Abandoned Babies Foundation, INC.)
  • JRLDM

Wish Group of the Year

  • Ben&Ben
  • Lola Amour
  • WINNER: SB19 (Beneficiary: Autism Society Philippines)

Wish Artist of the Year

  • Flow G
  • WINNER: Moira Dela Torre (Beneficiary: Virlanie Foundation Inc.)
  • Zack Tabudlo

Special Awards

Wishers’ Choice: SB19

KDR Icon of Music and Philanthropy: Andrea O. Veneracion (AOV) Sing Philippines Foundation

KDR Icon of Musical Excellence: Regine Velasquez-Alcasid

Wishclusive Elite Circle

Bronze Wishclusive Elite Circle (10 million views)

  • Arthur Nery and Janine Teñoso – “Pelikula”
  • Bandang Lapis – “Nang Dumating Ka”
  • Flow G – “Praning”
  • Maymay Entrata – “Amakabogera”
  • Nik Makino feat. Flow G – “Moon”
  • Zildjian – “Ligaw Tingin”

Silver Wishclusive Elite Circle (25 million views)

  • Arnel Pineda and Morissette – “I Finally Found Someone”
  • CLR – “Bat Ngayon (Part 1)”
  • Ex Battalion – “Hayaan Mo Sila”
  • Nik Makino feat. Flow G – “Moon”
  • Skusta Clee – “Umaasa”

Gold Wishclusive Elite Circle (50 million views)

  • Magnus Haven – “Imahe”
  • MC Einstein feat. Flow G, Yuri Dope, and Jekkpot – “Titig”
  • Michael Pangilinan – “Rainbow”
  • Pricetagg feat. Gloc-9 and JP Bacallan – “Pahina”
  • Nik Makino feat. Flow G – “Moon”

Platinum Wishclusive Elite Circle (75 million views)

  • Bandang Lapis – “Kabilang Buhay”
  • KZ Tandingan – “Two Less Lonely People In The World”
  • Pricetagg feat. CLR – “Kontrabida”
  • Sue Ramirez – “Your Love”

Diamond Wishclusive Elite Circle (100 million views)

  • Curse One, Dello, Flict-G, and Smugglaz – “Nakakamiss”
  • Gloc-9 feat. Flow G – “Halik”

Cover Photo Credit: Wish 107.5

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