MANILA, Philippines - Rockoustic singer Yeng Constantino was a big winner at the annual MYX Music Awards (MMA) 2011.
During the awarding ceremonies held at the Music Museum in Greenhills, San Juan on Tuesday night, the first Philippine Dream Academy (PDA) grand winner bagged a total of 6 major awards out of 7 nominations.
Constantino was named this year's Favorite Artist, Favorite MYX celebrity VJ and Favorite Female Artist. Her music video, "Jeepney Love Story," was hailed Favorite Music Video.
The 22-year-old singer's collaboration with rock band 6cyclemind and Kean Cipriano, "Kung Wala na Nga," was named Favorite Collaboration.
Holding back tears, Constantino expressed her gratitude to those who supported her.
"Ang saya-saya ko, salamat po sa lahat ng mga taong nagkagusto doon sa kantang ginawa ko.. Maraming salamat sa lahat ng bumoto, sa lahat ng nag-ubos ng baon nila, pati mga email address ng mga kaklase nila para iboto nila ako online, maraming salamat sa lahat," she said.
Black and White
With black and white as the motif for the evening, MYX, the No.1 music channel, convened the biggest names in the music scene in one spectacular event.
Showbiz royalties Karylle, Isabella Ledesma Gonzales, Elmo Magalona, Queenie Padilla, and Isabelle Daza were presenters of the night.
Music artists Gloc-9, Christian Bautista, brothers Champ and Chino Lui Pio and Yael and Yani Yuzon, "Coseplay Queen" Alodia Gosiengfiao and host-actor KC Montero were handed over the awards.
Rock bands Kamikazee and Parokya ni Edgar and rapper Gloc-9 set the stage on fire through their rendition of "Meron Akong Ano" as their tribute to the late master rapper, Francis Magalona.
A back-to-back performances from rock band Quest and electropop trio SomeDayDream also wowed the crowd.
A special citation was also awarded to Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid for her exemplary contributions in the music industry for more than 25 years.
MYX Music Awards will be aired on MYX on March 19 at 6:30 p.m. For the complete list of airing schedules, tune in to Myx (Sky Cable Channel 23) and www.myxph.com.
Here is the complete list of MYX Music Awards 2011 winners:
Favorite International Music Video: "Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars
Favorite Indie Artist: Mr. Bones and The Boneyard Cirus
Favorite Media Soundtrack: "Kaya Mo" by Protein Shake Feat. Ney Dimaculangan & Kean Cipriano for film Rpg Metanoia
Favorite MYX Live Performance: Slapshock
Favorite Urban Video: "Back To Love" by Quest
Favorite Rock Video: "Lakad" by Sandwich
Favorite Mellow Video: "I Remember the Girl" by Christian Bautista
Favorite New Artist: Tanya Markova
Favorite Remake: "Beautiful Girl" by Christian Bautista
Favorite Collaboration: "Kung Wala Na Nga" by 6cyclemind Feat. Kean Cipriano and Yeng Constantino
Favorite Guest Appearance in a Music Video: Angel Locsin
Favorite Celebrity MYX VJ: Yeng Constantino
Favorite Group: Parokya ni Edgar
Favorite Male Artist: Gloc-9
Favorite Female Artist: Yeng Constantino
Favorite Artist: Yeng Constantino
Favorite Song: "Jeepney Love Story" by Yeng Constantino
Favorite Music Video: "Jeepney Love Story" by Yeng Constantino
Favorite K-Pop Video: "Go Away" by 2ne1
MYX Magna Award Special Citation (for her contribution to the international music scene) : Ms. Regine Velasquez-Alcasid