LIST: MYX Awards 2021 nominees revealed

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 19 2021 09:16 PM

MANILA—Ben&Ben, Moira dela Torre and SB19 are leading the nominations for this year’s MYX Awards, the complete list of which was announced on Saturday through the music channel’s digital accounts on Kumu, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook.

The band nabbed 5 nominations, including the coveted Music Video of the Year for “Sa Susunod Na Habang Buhay,” featuring real-life couple Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.

The “Tagpuan” singer, on the other hand, got 4 nominations, including Song of the Year for her hit single "Paubaya."

SB19, meanwhile, are nominated in 3 categories, namely Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, and Music Video of the Year for P-pop group’s chart-topping release "Alab."

Competing with SB19 for the Artist of the Year award are Filipino idol girl group MNL48 and Nadine Lustre.

Darren Espanto, Gloc-9, Juan Karlos, IV of Spades, and Shanti Dope earned 2 nominations each, while Maine Mendoza, Michael Pacquiao, Matthaios, and COLN are also among this year's contenders.

Two-time winner BTS is nominated anew, competing with Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Harry Styles, Justin Bieber, and Taylor Swift for the International Video of the Year category.

#MYXAwards2021 is also presenting a special award for Kumu Streamer of the Year with Jex De Castro, Sofronio Vasquez III, Dani Ozaraga, Christian Bayaha, and Mark Michael Garcia as nominees.

Winners of every category will be determined by 60 percent fan votes and 40 percent artist poll. Fans can vote for their favorite artists until July 18 via the myx.global/myxawards.

Aside from the announcement of the winners, this year’s event will also honor a new Magna Awardee.

Below is the complete list of MYX Awards 2021 nominees:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Ben&Ben
  • MNL48
  • Moira dela Torre
  • Nadine Lustre
  • SB19

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • SB19 “Alab”
  • IV of Spades “Ang Pinagmulan”
  • MNL48 “River”
  • Ben&Ben “Sa Susunod na Habang Buhay”
  • Nadine Lustre feat. Massiah “White Rabbit”

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • SB19 “Alab”
  • Matthaios “Catriona”
  • Ben&Ben “Lifetime”
  • Juan and Kyle “Marikit”
  • Moira dela Torre “Paubaya”

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Maine Mendoza
  • Matthaios
  • Michael Dutchi Libranda
  • Michael Pacquiao
  • Miguel Odron

INTERNATIONAL VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Taylor Swift “Cardigan”
  • BTS “Dynamite”
  • Lady Gaga and Arianda Grande “Rain on Me”
  • Harry Styles “Watermelon Sugar”
  • Justin Bieber “Yummy”

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

  • Julie Anne San Jose and Rico Blanco “Isang Gabi”
  • Moira dela Torre and Ben&Ben “Paalam”
  • Parokya ni Edgar, Gloc-9, and Shanti Dope “Pati Pato”
  • Juan Karlos feat. Gloc-9 “Sampaguita”
  • Darren Espanto and Jayda “Sana Tayo Na”

MELLOW VIDE OF THE YEAR

  • Inigo Pascual “Balang Araw”
  • Moira dela Torre “Patawad”
  • Ben&Ben “Sa Susunod na Habang Buhay”
  • Kiana V “Safe Place”
  • Darren Espanto “Sasagipin Kita”

ROCK VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • IV of Spades “Ang Pinagmulan”
  • Zild “Dila”
  • Juan Karlos “Kalawakan”
  • COLN feat. Dale Jairus “Lakas”
  • Mayonnaise feat. I Belong to the Zoo “Pahirapan”

R&B/ HIPHOP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Assembly Generals “Kulog”
  • Michael Pacquiao “Love”
  • Delinquent Society “Muddy Waters”
  • Manila Grey “Night Code”
  • Shanti Dope feat. DJ Buddah “Teknik”

KUMU STREAMER OF THE YEAR

  • Jex De Castro
  • Sofronio Vasquez III
  • Dani Ozaraga
  • Christian Bayaha
  • Mark Michael Garcia