Sarah G, Yeng, Darren lead winners in 28th Awit Awards


Posted at Dec 10 2015 02:18 AM

MANILA - Kapamilya stars Sarah Geronimo and Yeng Constantino bagged the top honors in the 28th Awit Awards held at the Music Museum, San Juan City on Wednesday.

Geronimo, who recently headlined consecutive concerts at the Araneta Coliseum, won Album of the Year for "Perfectly Imperfect," while Constantino was honored Song of the Year for "Ikaw."

Darren Espanto, the runner-up of the first season of "The Voice Kids," managed to take home two awards, namely Best Album Package and Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist.

Meanwhile, The Filipino Channel's 20th anniversary theme song "Galing ng Filipino," which pays tribute to the innate talents of Pinoys all around the world, won in two categories.

Other winners include rock band Pupil, who won Music Video of the Year, rapper Abra for Best Rap Recording, and singer Kyla and Jungee Marcelo for their single "Salbabida."

Held annually, the Awit Awards aim to "give recognition to Filipino performing artists and people behind the making of Filipino recorded music."

Here is the full list of winners of the 28th Awit Awards:

Album of the Year
Perfectly Imperfect – Sarah Geronimo

Song of the Year
Ikaw – Yeng Constantino

Music Video of the Year
Out of Control – Pupil

Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist
Never Knew Love (Until I Met You) – Janice Javier

Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist
Buntong Hininga – Johnoy Danao

Best Collaboration
May Bukas Pa – Lani Misalucha ft Angeline Quinto, KZ Tandingan & Yeng Constantino

Best Performance by a Group of Recording Artists
Krismas Na – Koro Ilustrado

Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist
Dear Heart – Kiana Valenciano

Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist
In Love Na Ako Sa’yo – Darren Espanto

Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artists
Paano – Innervoices

Best Performance by a Child/Children
Narito Ako – Lyca Gairanod

Best Selling Album of the Year Award
Deeper – Julie Anne San Jose

Best Ballad Recording
Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako – KZ Tandingan

Best Rock/Alternative Recording
Salbabida – Kyla, Jungee Marcelo

Best World Music Recording
Salubong – Johnoy Danao

Best Dance Recording
Dyosa – Yumi Lacsamana

Best Inspirational/Religious Recording
Ipagpatuloy Mo, Galing ng Pilipino – Gary Valenciano

Best Rap Recording
Dedma – Abra & Julie Anne San Jose

Best Jazz Recording
Hindi Magbabago – Arthur Manuntag

Best R&B Recording
Torpe – Kris Lawrence

Best Regional Recording
Usahay – Pilita Corales ft Chad Borja

Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play
Ipagpatuloy Mo, Galing ng Pilipino – Gary Valenciano (TFC 20th Anniversary)

Best Album Package
Darren Espanto

Special citations:
We Are All God's Children --Jamie Rivera
OMB Chairman Ronnie Ricketts