MANILA - Broadway star and "The Voice of the Philippines" coach Lea Salonga won Entertainer of the Year in this year's Aliw Awards.
This is her second Entertainer of the Year Award since 2004.
Presidential son Sebastian "Baste" Duterte, meanwhile, was honored with the Best New Male Artist Award.
This year's Aliw Awards was held on November 30 at Dusit Thani Hotel, with the event featuring performances from Gerphil Flores, Joanna Ampil, Mitoy Yonting, Carla Guevara Laforteza, Club Mwah Performers, Halili-Cruz Dance Company, Darius Razon, the Angelos and Demie Fresco.
Below is the full list of winners of Aliw Awards 2016:
Entertainer of the Year: Lea Salonga
Best Crossover Performer and Best Major Concert.: Gerphil Flores
Best Child Performer: Noel Comia, Jr.
Best New Male Artist: Baste Duterte
Best New Female Artist: Demie Fresco
Best New Group Artist: Crib
Best Dance Company: Junior New System
Best Cultural Group: Singhay Dapitan
Best Festival Practices and Performance: Banbanti Festival of Isabela
Best Instrumentalist: Merjohn Lagaya
Best DJ for Electronic Dance Music: Jennifer Lee
Best Major Concert (Group): Metro Manila Concert Orchestra
Best Classical Dancer: Jessa Balote
Best Classical Performer(Male): Al Gatmaitan
Best Classical Performer (Female): Cynthia Guico
Best Crossover Performer (Group): P.A.R.D.
Best Production for Children: "Si Ba-og at Unggoy" (Singhay
Best Non-Musical Production: "Happiness is a Pearl"
Best Musical Production (foreign material): "Annie"
Best Original Musical Production: "Katips, Mga Bagong Katipunero"
Best Stage Director (Non-Musical): Ricardo Abad
Best Stage Director (Musical): Vince Tanada
Best Actress in a Featured Role: Kitkat
Best Actor in a Featured Role: Paul Jake Paule
Best Ensemble Performance: The Cast of "Jersey Boys"
Best Performance in a New Concept Production: Gene Maglangit
Best New Concept Production: Joie de Vivre of Singhay Dapitan
Best Director for a New Concept Production: Peter Macrohon
Best Concert Stage Director: Floy Quintos
Best Musical Director: Jesse Lucas
Best Stand-Up Comedian: Jose Manalo
Best Female Host: Gladys Reyes
Best Male Host: RJ Ledesma
Best Stage Actor (Non-Musical): Leo Rialp
Best Stage Actress (Non-Musical): Pinky Amador
Best Actor (Musical) : Nyoy Volante
Best Actress (Musical): Joanna Ampil
Best Performer in Hotels, Bars and Restaurants: Aiza Seguerra
Best Group Performers in Hotels, Bars and Restaurants: Rockin’
Best Performance in a Concert: Jed Madela
Best Performance in a Concert (Female): Jessa Zaragoza
Best Instrumentalist (Group): Drum & Lyre Ensemble of Gloria's
Fantasyland in Dapitan
Best Collaboration in a Concert: Martin Nievera, Regine Velasquez, Angeline Quinto and Erik Santos for "The Royals"
Best Major Concert (Foreign Venue): Lea Salonga
Discoveries of the Year: Krystal Brimner and Isabeli Araneta Elizalde for "Annie"
Breakthrough Performance Awards: Halili Cruz Junior Ballet Company and Adelle Ibarrientos Lim
Lifetime Achievement Awardees: Shirley Halili Cruiz, Anton Juan, Dante Balois, Len Ag Santos Siasoco and Cris Nicolas
Special Awardees: MSU Sining Kambayoka, Darius Razon and Carla Guevara Laforteza
Hall of Fame: Angelos, Mitoy Yonting, Nonon Padilla, Dondi Ong and Camille Lopez Molina