Team work makes the dream work right? See which songs are up for MYX Awards Collaboration of the Year. Don't forget to vote for your favorites! Vote every day until July 18, 2021 at 11:59pm PHT, and don't miss the big show on August 7, 2021 to see who wins!
Isang Gabi - Julie Anne San Jose & Rico Blanco
Upon its release, the track debuted at #1 on the iTunes Philippines all-genre chart. The track is produced and written by OPM rock icon Rico Blanco. It brings Julie into the shoes of the “third party” in someone else’s relationship, as it explores themes of forbidden love and longing for someone you can’t have. The music brings a unique mix of musical styles — featuring the Pinoy jukebox style of hugot, and putting some modern synth elements.
Paalam - Moira Dela Torre & Ben&Ben
The music video slyly continues the story of Dela Torre’s previous music video for “Patawad, Paalam,” about young lovers suddenly parting ways just when one was about to propose marriage. Paalam again stars JM de Guzman and Anna Luna, though the video this time focuses on the clear regret their characters felt over how their relationship ended.
Pati Pato (Parokya Remix) - Parokya Ni Edgar, Gloc-9, & Shanti Dope
The Pati Pato (Parokya Mix) brings the rest of Parokya Ni Edgar to join in on reimagining the original track. Now enhanced with with blasting and bold guitar and percussion backings, fans of the Parokya rock vibe and the fiery hot OPM collab keeps them on their toes with this new mix.
Sampaguita - Juan Karlos ft. Gloc-9
Juan Karlos has teamed up with rapper Gloc-9 to pay tribute to overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in Sampaguita. It opens with Gloc-9 rapping from the perspective of an OFW writing home to his wife. It then leads into an emotional chorus and closes out with a somber note on a familiar Filipino story.
Sana Tayo Na - Darren Espanto & Jayda
This song helped Jayda embracing her OPM roots. It was written over two decades ago by her dad and now it came full circle. Jayda and Darren shot the video at home and separate from each other as Darren was in Canada. Fans can even do a duet on TikTok to the song with the duo.