LIST OF WINNERS
The 25th Awit Awards


Performance Awards


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Ako Na Lang ZIA QUIZON Polyeast Records
  Tubig TRICIA GARCIA MCA Music, Inc.
  Kahit Di Mo Sabihin JURIS Star Recording Inc.
  Patuloy Ang Pangarap (Alternate Version) ANGELINE QUINTO Star Recording Inc.
  Sino'ng Mag-Aakala SITTI Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A MALE RECORDING ARTIST

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Questions BAMBOO MA�ALAC Polyeast Records
  Minsan Lang Kita Iibigin GARY VALENCIANO Star Recording Inc.
  Sapagkat Ang Diyos Ay Pag-Ibig ERIK SANTOS Star Recording Inc.
  Panaginip NOEL CABANGON Universal Records, Inc.
  I'm Already King CHRISTIAN BAUTISTA Universal Records, Inc.
  Kahit Walang Sabihin RICO BLANCO Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST COLLABORATION

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Walang Natira GLOC 9 Feat. SHENG BELMONTE Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Give Love On Christmas Day BUGOY DRILON & LIEZEL GARCIA Star Recording Inc.
  Ikaw Na Sana NOEL CABANGON & NINA Universal Records, Inc.
  Wish ANTON ALVAREZ & SARAH GERONIMO Viva Records Corporation
  Ako'y Sa'yo At Ika'y Akin SITTI & JEK MANUEL Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A GROUP OF RECORDING ARTISTS

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Ulap VOYZ AVENUE Universal Records, Inc./Avenues Music and Events Management
  Love I've Found In You ATENEO CHAMBER SINGERS Jesuit Communications Foundation, Inc.
  Ngayon Na SLAPSHOCK Polyeast Records
  Save Me LETTER DAY STORY Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Tambay SPONGE COLA Universal Records, Inc.
 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A NEW FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Ako Na Lang ZIA QUIZON Polyeast Records
  Fire SOLENN MCA Music, Inc.
  Tubig TRICIA GARCIA MCA Music, Inc.
  Born This Way MARIA ARAGON Star Recording, Inc.
  Patuloy Ang Pangarap (Alternate Version) ANGELINE QUINTO Star Recording, Inc.
 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A NEW MALE RECORDING ARTIST

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Ligaw NEY DIMACULANGAN Star Recording, Inc.
  Carried Away JM DE GUZMAN Ivory Music & Video, Inc.
  Hey Daydreamer SOMEDAYDREAM MCA Music. Inc. & Mecca Records
  Questions BAMBOO MA�ALAC Polyeast Records
  Paalam Kahapon EBE DANCEL Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A NEW GROUP OF RECORDING ARTISTS

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Kiss (Never Let Me Go) THYRO & YUMI Viva Records Corporation
  Pink (Pag Ibig Na Kaya) 1:43 MCA Music, Inc.
  Sundo OPERA BELLES Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Tanong Lang AJKA Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Yuoy Q-YORK Universal Records, Inc./Homeworkz Entertainment Services
 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A CHILD RECORDING ARTIST

Song Title Artist Record Label
WINNER Born This Way MARIA ARAGON Star Recording, Inc.
  Christmas Prayer ATHAN DEANDRE JAIME Pilipinas Productions & Entertainment Recordings, Inc.
 

 

 

Creativity Awards


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Album Title Producer(Exec. & Line)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Panaginip Kathleen Dy Go
Noel Cabangon
NOEL CABANGON
Universal Records, Inc.
  Juris Forevermore Malou N. Santos & Annabelle R. Borja
Jonathan Manalo
JURIS
Star Recording, Inc.
  Araw Oras Tagpuan Kathleen Dy Go
Sponge Cola, Pat Tirano & Yosef Garcia
SPONGE COLA
Universal Records, Inc.
  One Heart Vic del Rosario, Jr., Tony M. Ocampo & Vincent del Rosario
Vehnee A. Saturno
SARAH GERONIMO
Viva Records Corporation
 

BEST-SELLING ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Album Title Producer(Exec. & Line)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER One Heart Vic del Rosario, Jr., Tony M. Ocampo & Vincent del Rosario
Vehnee A. Saturno
SARAH GERONIMO
Viva Records Corporation
 

SONG OF THE YEAR

Song Title - Artist Composers(s)/Lyricist(s) Record Label
WINNER Ako Na Lang JUNGEE MARCELO Polyeast Records
  Hey Daydreamer REZ TOLEDO MCA Music, Inc. & Mecca Records
  Walang Natira ARISTOTLE POLLISCO Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Hindi Kita Iiwan JONATHAN S. MANALO Star Recording, Inc.
  Tambay YAEL YUZON/REYNALDO DILAY Universal Records, Inc.
 

BEST BALLAD

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Hindi Kita Iiwan JONATHAN S. MANALO
JONATHAN S. MANALO
SAM MILBY
Star Recording, Inc.
  Sino Nga Ba Siya VEHNEE A. SATURNO
VEHNEE A. SATURNO
SARAH GERONIMO
Viva Records Corporation
  Masasabi Mo Ba VEHNEE A. SATURNO
VEHNEE A. SATURNO
RACHELLE ANN GO
Viva Records Corporation
  Paalam Kahapon (Acoustic Version) EBE DANCEL & NEIL GREGORIO
EBE DANCEL
EBE DANCEL
Warner Music Philippines
  Sino'ng Mag-aakala NEIL GREGORIO
EMIL PAMA
SITTI
Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST ROCK / ALTERNATIVE

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Save Me JONATHAN ONG, ROBERT JAVIER & CHRISANTHONY VINZONZ
JONATHAN ONG & OLIVER AGUSTIN
LETTER DAY STORY
Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Sending A Message URBANDUB
URBANDUB
URBANDUB
MCA Music, Inc.
  Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay SPONGE COLA
REYNALDO DILAY
SPONGE COLA
Universal Records, Inc.
  Muli EBE DANCEL
EBE DANCEL
EBE DANCEL
Warner Music Philippines
  Ngayon RICO BLANCO
RICO BLANCO
RICO BLANCO
Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST WORLD RECORDING

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Para Sa Tao JOHNNY ALEGRE
HUMANFOLK
HUMANFOLK
MCA Music, Inc.
  Tubig JONATHAN ONG & ROLDAN BALUYOT
TRICIA GARCIA
TRICIA GARCIA
MCA Music, Inc.
  Pogi (hindi lahat) SUPERKENDI
SUPERKENDI
SUPERKENDI
Pineapple Riddims Recording Company
  Simple Girl CHITO ILAGAN
ZIA QUIZON
ZIA QUIZON
Polyeast Records
  Bulag Pipi Bingi NOEL CABANGON
SNAFFU RIGOR
NOEL CABANGON
Universal Records, Inc.
 

BEST NOVELTY

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Nananana LITO CAMO
LITO CAMO
RANDY SANTIAGO, RICO J. PUNO & JOHN ESTRADA
Star Recording, Inc.
  No Boypren, No Problem LITO CAMO
LITO CAMO/WILLY CUEVAS
POKWANG
Star Recording, Inc.
  Mahal Kita Kasi CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ
CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ
TONI GONZAGA
Star Recording, Inc.
  Pogi (hindi lahat) SUPERKENDI
SUPERKENDI
SUPERKENDI
Pineapple Riddims Recording Company
 

BEST DANCE RECORDING

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Connection CHELO A. & BENNIE ESPINA
CHELO A., Q-YORK & JAYR
CHELO A. feat. Q-YORK & JAYR
Universal Records, Inc./Homeworkz Entertainment Services
  Ladies Night VIKTORIA AGBAYANI & BOJAM
VIKTORIA AGBAYANI/BOJAM
SOLENN
MCA Music, Inc.
  OMG ALVIN CORNISTA
KARYLLE, YAEL YUZON & ALVIN CORNISTA/KARYLLE
KARYLLE
Polyeast Records/Stages Production Specialists, Inc.
  I-Swing Mo LITO CAMO
LITO CAMO
RANDY SANTIAGO, RICO J. PUNO & JOHN ESTRADA
Star Recording, Inc.
 

BEST INSPIRATIONAL / RELIGIOUS

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Sino Ako JAMIE RIVERA
JOE CASTANEDA
FATIMA SORIANO
Star Recording, Inc.
  Sing Forever/Magsiawit Magpakailanman FR. EMMANUEL L. ALFONSO, SJ
NORMAN AGATEP/ROY TOLENTINO
BUKAS PALAD
Jesuit Communications Foundation, Inc.
  Patuloy Ang Pangarap (Alternate Version) JONATHAN S. MANALO
JONATHAN S. MANALO
ANGELINE QUINTO
Star Recording, Inc.
  Sapagka't Ang Diyos Ay Pag-ibig ROQUE "ROX" B. SANTOS
DAVE MAGALONG
ERIK SANTOS
Star Recording, Inc./Ambient Media
  Enrich The Spirit VEHNEE A. SATURNO
NORMAN RUEDA
BITUIN ESCALANTE, GERALD SANTOS, JINKY VIDAL, FRENCHIE DY, ROSELLE NAVA, ALMIRA CERCADO & DANIEL RAZON
Universal Records, Inc./Breakthrough and Milestones Productions
 

BEST CHRISTMAS

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Pasko Ng Pagbibigayan ITO RAPADAS
NOEL CABANGON
NOEL CABANGON
Universal Records, Inc.
  Merry Christmas Na JONATHAN ONG
ERIC CABAHUG
1:43
MCA Music, Inc.
  More Than Just A Merry Christmas MUSIKATHA MINISTRIES FOUNDATION, INC.
JUNGEE MARCELO
REUBEN LAURENTE
Musikatha Ministries Foundation, Inc.
  Da Best Ang Pasko Ng Pilipino JIMMY ANTIPORDA
JIMMY ANTIPORDA/ROBERT LABAYEN
MARIA ARAGON feat. UP CONCERT CHORUS
Star Recording, Inc.
  Ngayong Pasko ROQUE "ROX" B. SANTOS
JONATHAN S. MANALO
ANGELINE QUINTO
Star Recording, Inc.
 

BEST RAP

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Walang Natira JONATHAN ONG
ARISTOTLE POLLISCO
GLOC 9 Feat. SHENG BELMONTE
Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Dengue KING MARLON MAGAT
KHEN MAGAT
KHEN MAGAT
BWB Records and Music Production, Inc.
  Yuoy Q-YORK PRODUCTIONS
KNOWA LAZARUS
Q-YORK
Universal Records, Inc./Homeworkz Entertainment Services
 

BEST JAZZ RECORDING

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Sa Iyo Lang JONATHAN ONG & ROLDAN BALUYOT
JOSEPH L. PINAZA
TRICIA GARCIA
MCA Music, Inc.
  Para Sa Tao JOHNNY ALEGRE
HUMANFOLK
HUMANFOLK
MCA Music, Inc.
  Tanong Lang JONATHAN ONG, ROBERT JAVIER & CHRISANTHONY VINZONS
KRISTINE ANTONIO, JOSE LEO DELAS LLAGAS, JON PINTO, AARON CALIGNER & JONATHAN ONG
AJKA
Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  End It With You NEIL GREGORIO
SITTI
SITTI
Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST R & B

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Kiss (Never Let Me Go) BOJAM FLIPMUSIC
T. ALFARO & K. LACSAMANA
THYRO & YUMI
Ivory Music & Video
 

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR MOVIE/TV/STAGE PLAY

Song Title Producer (Exec. & Line)
Composer(s)/Lyricist(s)
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER Sabay Tayo
For reality show "Biggest Loser"
MAYONNAISE
FLORIMON CARLO B. MACALINO
MAYONNAISE
Star Recording, Inc.
  Kahit Na Malayo Ka
For teleserye "Noah"
ROQUE "ROX" B. SANTOS
OGIE ALCASID
PIOLO PASCUAL
Star Recording, Inc.
  Ikaw Lamang
For teleserye "Nasaan Ka Elisa"
PAULO ZARATE
ALLAN DANNUG
MARTIN NIEVERA
Star Recording, Inc.
 

 

 

Technical Achievement Awards


BEST MUSICAL ARRANGEMENT

Song Title Musical Arranger(s) Record Label
WINNER Tuloy na Tuloy Pa Rin Ang Pasko ALBERT TAMAYO Pilipinas Productions and Entertainment Recordings,Inc.
  Sa Piling Mo RUTH ROCABO-BAGALAY Musikatha Ministries Foundation, Inc.
  Where Do I Begin (Love Story) GERARD SALONGA Star Recording, Inc.
  Don't Say Goodbye ARNOLD BUENA Star Recording, Inc.
  Enrich The Spirit BOBBY VELASCO Universal Records, Inc./ Breakthrough and Milestones Productions
  Isang Probinsyano Sa Maynila EBE DANCEL Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST VOCAL ARRANGEMENT

Song Title Vocal Arranger(s) Record Label
WINNER O Holy Night JAYR Universal Records, Inc./Homeworkz Entertainment Services
  Tuloy na Tuloy Pa Rin Ang Pasko EDWIN MAROLLANO Pilipinas Productions and Entertainment Recordings, Inc.
  Enrich The Spirit EDWIN MAROLLANO Universal Records, Inc./ Breakthrough and Milestones Productions
  (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman ITO RAPADAS & ARNIE MENDAROS Universal Records, Inc.
  Luha (Acoustic Version) ARNIE MENDAROS Warner Music Philippines
 

BEST ENGINEERED RECORDING

Song Title (Artist) Sound Engineer(s)
Recording Studio
Record Label
WINNER Simple Girl NIKKI CUNANAN
Asiatec Pink Noise
Polyeast Records
  20/20 PAT TIRANO
Womb Works Studio
Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Walang Natira JONATHAN ONG
Sonic State Studio
Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Hindi Kita Iiwan DANTE TANEDO
Bellhaus Studio
Star Recording, Inc..
  (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman WILLY VILLA & GIL LOSE�ADA
U.R. Recording Studio
Universal Records, Inc.
  Panaginip WILLY VILLA
U.R. Recording Studio
Universal Records, Inc.
 


Album Packaging Excellence Award

BEST ALBUM PACKAGE

Album Creative Artists: Graphic Designer(s) Concept Photography Record Label
WINNER Kinse Kalibre Graphic Design & Album Concept: TEAM MANILA GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDIO
Photography: XANDER ANGELES OF EDGE OF LIGHT STUDIOS
Polyeast Records
  No Water No Moon Graphic Design & Album Concept: WILLIE MONZON
Photography: MARK NICDAO
Polyeast Records
  Zia Graphic Design & Album Concept: WILLIE MONZON
Photography: RAYMUND ISAAC
Polyeast Records
  Breathe Again Graphic Design: IDEE KREATIV, INC.
Album Concept: IDEE KREATIV, INC. & JED MADELA
Photography: XANDER ANGELES OF EDGE OF LIGHT STUDIOS
Universal Records, Inc.
  Stay Alive Graphic Design: IDEE KREATIV, INC.
Album Concept: FILBERT "KING" GIRADO & IDEE KREATIV, INC.
Photography: PAT DY
Universal Records, Inc.
 



MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Song Title Producer (Exec.& Line)
Director
Artist(s)
Record Label
WINNER 20/20 SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (PHIL.)
PAT TIRANO
JAYSON TAN
PUPIL
Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Walang Natira SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (PHIL.)
SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (PHIL.)
JAY PACENA III
GLOC 9 feat. SHENG BELMONTE
Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.)
  Pinays Rise UNIVERSAL RECORDS, INC./HOMEWORKZ ENTERTAINMENT
CHELO A. & BENNIE ESPINA
TREB MONTERAS II
CHELO A.
Universal Records, Inc./Homeworkz Entertainment Services
  Kahit Walang Sabihin WARNER MUSIC PHIL.
FIERRY DE LEON
RICHARD SOMES
RICO BLANCO
Warner Music Philippines
  Muli WARNER MUSIC PHIL.
EBE DANCEL
TREB MONTERAS II
EBE DANCEL
Warner Music Philippines
 


DANGAL NG MUSIKANG PILIPINO AWARDEES

IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR CONTINUOUS EXEMPLARY AND OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT
AS PIONEERING ARTISTES IN THE PROPAGATION OF ORIGINAL PILIPINO MUSIC
PARI BESTOWS THE
DANGAL NG MUSIKANG PILIPINO AWARD
to

KUH LEDESMA
REGINE VELASQUEZ
GARY GRANADA
ERASERHEADS
DOLPHY


SPECIAL CITATIONS

JOSE MARI CHAN
IN RECOGNITION OF HIS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AS THE FIRST FILIPINO ARTIST
TO BE GIVEN A TRIBUTE CD ENTITLED "THE MANHATTAN CONNECTION"
BY THE AMERICAN SINGERS AND COMPOSERS, THE MANAHATTAN TRANSFER.


RONNIE N. RICKETTS
Optical Media Board Chairman
IN HONOR OF THE DEDICATION, HARD WORK, AND EXEMPLARY LEADERSHIP
TO PROTECT THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IN THE PHILIPPINES
FROM PIRACY AND COUNTERFEITING.


JAMES G. DY
PARI Honorary Chairman
IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF HIS UNENDING SUPPORT, DEDICATION, AND COMMITMENT
TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN THE FIGHT AGAINST PIRACY.




DIGITAL AWARDS:

I-GATEWAY MOBILE PHILIPPINES, INC.'S MOST DOWNLOADED SONG FOR 2011
"NANG DAHIL SA PAG-IBIG"
BUGOY DRILON

I-GATEWAY MOBILE PHILIPPINES, INC.'S MOST DOWNLOADED ARTISTS FOR 2011
SABRINA

EGG'S ALLHITS.PH MOST DOWNLOADED SONG FOR 2011
"SINO NGA BA SIYA" by SARAH GERONIMO

ABS-CBN INTERACTIVE, INC.'S MOST DOWNLOADED SONG FOR 2011
"HEY DAYDREAMER"
SOMEDAYDREAM

ABS-CBN INTERACTIVE, INC.'S MOST DOWNLOADED ARTIST FOR 2011
SOMEDAYDREAM


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