KZ named Artist of the Year at 5th Wish Music Awards

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 20 2020 04:17 PM | Updated as of Jan 20 2020 04:40 PM

MANILA – Prominent personalities from the local music industry gathered at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday for this year’s Wish Music Awards.

Now on its fifth year, the event once again recognized people who have given significant contributions to the thriving music scene in the Philippines.

Among those who were acknowledged were KZ Tandingan, who was named Wish Artist of the Year; Morissette Amon, who got the Wish Hall of Fame Award; and National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab, who received the KDR Icon of Musical Excellence Award for leaving an indelible mark in the music scene through his exemplary contributions.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Several Kapamilya stars were likewise recognized including Regine Velasquez, Darren Espanto, Moira dela Torre, Billy Crawford, James Reid and Sue Ramirez.

Major award winners got a P25,000 cash prize while their respective beneficiaries were also given P100,000.

Here’s a list of the complete winners:

Wishclusive Pop Performance of the Year - SB19 – “Go Up” (Beneficiary: Autism Society Philippines)

Wishclusive Ballad Performance of the Year - KZ Tandingan – “Quicksand” (Beneficiary: Sagip Kapamilya Foundation)

Wishclusive R&B Performance of the Year - Quest – “Permanente” (Beneficiary: Save the Children Philippines)

Wishclusive Rock/Alternative Performance of the Year - IV of Spades – “Bawat Kaluluwa” (Beneficiary: Save the Children Philippines)

Wishclusive Hip-hop Performance of the Year - O.C. Dawgs – “Pauwi Nako” (Beneficiary: Make-A-Wish Foundation Philippines)

Wishclusive Contemporary Folk Performance of the Year - Clara Benin – “I Rose Up Slowly” (Beneficiary: Save the Children Philippines)

Wishclusive Urban Performance of the Year - Ben&Ben – “Pagtingin” (Beneficiary: Philippine Cancer Society)

Wishclusive Collaboration of the Year - Morissette, Darren Espanto – “A Whole New World” (Beneficiaries: Sto. Niño Home For The Aged, Inc. and Sagip Kapamilya Foundation)

Wish Pop Song of the Year - “Ikaw At Ikaw Pa Rin” – Sam Mangubat (Beneficiary: Philippine Cancer Society)

Wish Ballad Song of the Year - “Ikaw At Ako” – Moira, Jason Marvin (Beneficiary: Virlanie Foundation Inc.)

Wish R&B Song of the Year - “Filipina Girl” – Billy Crawford, James Reid, Marcus Davis (Beneficiary: A Home For The Angels Crisis Home For Abandoned Babies Foundation, Inc.)

Wish Rock/Alternative Song of the Year - “Nagbabalik” – IV of Spades, Rico Blanco (Beneficiaries: Operation Smile Philippines Foundation, Inc. and Save the Children Philippines)

Wish Hip-hop Song of the Year - “Urong; Sulong” – Kiyo, Alisson Shore (Beneficiaries: Save Palawan Seas Foundation, Inc. and Resources for the Blind, Inc.)

Wish Contemporary Folk Song of the Year - “An Opportunity To Go To The Moon” – Reese Lansangan (Beneficiary: Adarna Group Foundation)

Wish Urban Song of the Year - “Sway” – Paolo Sandejas (Beneficiary: A Home For The Angels)

Wish Breakthrough Artist of the Year - SB19 (Beneficiary: Autism Society Philippines)

Wish Group of the Year - Ben&Ben (Beneficiary: Philippine Cancer Society)

Wish Artist of the Year - KZ Tandingan (Beneficiary: Sagip Kapamilya Foundation)

Bronze Wishclusive Elite Circle (10 Million Views)

  • Morissette and Darren Espanto – “A Whole New World”
  • Kiyo and Alisson Shore – “Urong; Sulong”
  • CLR – “Bat Ngayon (Part 1)”
  • December Avenue – “Kahit ‘Di Mo Alam”
  • Moira and IV of Spades – “Same Ground”

Silver Wishclusive Elite Circle (25 Million Views)

  • Moira and December Avenue – “Kung ‘Di Rin Lang Ikaw”
  • (Moira and December Avenue also received a Bronze Wishclusive Elite Circle award for surpassing the 10 million-view mark)
  • December Avenue – “Sa Ngalan Ng Pag-ibig”
  • (December Avenue also received a Bronze Wishclusive Elite Circle award for hitting the 10 million-view milestone)
  • Allmo$t – “Dalaga”
  • (Allmo$t will also receive a Bronze Wishclusive Elite Circle award for surpassing the 10 million-view mark)
  • Regine Velasquez-Alcasid – “Araw Gabi”
  • Callalily – “Magbalik”
  • Pricetagg (featuring CLR) – “Kontrabida”
  • (Pricetagg and CLR will also take home a Bronze Wishclusive Elite Circle award for hitting the 10 million-view milestone)
  • Julie Anne San Jose – “Your Song”
  • Michael Pangilinan – “Your Love”
  • Dong Abay – “Perpekto”
  • Moonstar88 – “Migraine”
  • Jay R – “Bakit Pa Ba”

Gold Wishclusive Elite Circle (50 Million Views)

  • Curse One, Dello, Flict-G, and Smugglaz – “Nakakamiss”
  • O.C. Dawgs – “Pauwi Nako”
  • (O.C. Dawgs also took home Silver and Bronze Wishclusive Elite Circle awards for hitting the 10 and 25 million-view milestones)
  • Sue Ramirez – “Your Love”
  • KZ Tandingan – “Tadhana”

Diamond Wishclusive Elite Circle (100 Million Views)

  • Michael Pangilinan – “Bakit Ba Ikaw”
  • Morissette – “Secret Love Song”
  • Morissette – “Akin Ka Na Lang”
  • (Morissette also took home Platinum Wishclusive Elite Circle award for hitting the 75 million-view milestone)
  • Bugoy Drilon – “One Day”

Wish Hall of Fame Award - Morissette

The KDR Icon of Music and Philanthropy Award - Alfonso “Coke” Bolipata

The KDR Icon of Musical Excellence Award - Ryan Cayabyab