Emotional Morissette tops Wish awards

Text and photos by Yarden Rivera

Posted at Jan 17 2017 11:45 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Morissette Amon, one of the "birit queens" of the weekly variety show "ASAP," swept all the major categories she was nominated in during the second Wish 107.5 Awards on Monday at the Araneta Coliseum.

Last year, Amon’s cover of the Little Mix’s "Secret Love Song" reached 1 million hits only a week after it premiered. It now has over 21.2 million views and counting on YouTube.

The 20-year-old former "The Voice of the Philippines" contestant bagged the awards for Best Wishclusive Performance by a Female Artist for "Secret Love Song"; Best Wishclusive Collaboration for “I Finally Found Someone” with Arnel Pineda; Wish Original Song of the Year by a Female Artist for “Throwback” featuring KZ Tandingan; Wish Female Artist of the Year, and the special social media awards category Wish Reactors Choice Award for "Secret Love Song," Wish Viral Video of the Year for "Secret Love Song," and Wishclusive Elite Circle Bronze Award for "Against All Odds" and "Secret Love Song."

Amon became emotional upon receiving the Wish Viral Video of the Year as she thanked her fans for their overwhelming support.

Here are the full list of winners:

Wish Promising Artist - Sam Mangubat
Best Wish Cover - Be My Lady by Jason Dy
Best Wishclusive Performance by a Young Artist - Darren Espanto
Best Wishclusive Performance by a Group Or A Duo - 4th Impact
Best Wishclusive Performance by a Female Artist - Morissette
Best Wishclusive Performance by a Male Artist - Jason Dy
Best Wishclusive Collaboration - Morissette And Arnel Pineda for "I Finally Found Someone"
Wish Original Song of the Year by a Group or Duo - "Prom" by The Juans
Wish Original Song of the Year by a Female Artist - "Throwback" by Morissette featuring KZ Tandingan
Wish Original Song of the Year by a Male Artist - "7 Minutes" by Darren Espanto
Wish Young Artist of the Year - Darren Espanto
Wish Female Artist of the Year - Morissette
Wish Male Artist of the Year - Jason Dy
Wish Reactor's Choice Award - "Secret Love Song" by Morissette
Wishclusive Viral Video of the Year - "Secret Love Song" by Morissette

Wishclusive Elite Circle
Bugoy Drilon - Bronze Award - "One Day" (Matisyahu)
Darren Espanto - Bronze Award - "Chandelier" (Sia)
Morissette - Bronze Award - "Against All Odds" (Mariah Carey), "Secret Love Song" (Little Mix)

Here are photos from the awards: