Gloc 9 nabs top honors at 2014 Awit Awards

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Posted at Dec 13 2014 10:27 PM | Updated as of Dec 14 2014 09:37 AM

Rapper Gloc 9

MANILA - Rapper Gloc 9 took home the top honors at the 27th Awit Awards held at the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City on Friday.

For the second year running, Gloc 9 won both Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Liham at Lihim" and "Magda," respectively. In addition, he also bagged the awards for Best Rap Recording and Best Collaboration.

On his official Facebook account shortly after the winners were announced, he wrote: "Lahat po ng parangal ay ibinabalik ko sa ating Maykapal sa kabutihan niya sa ating lahat. Salamat po."

Pop princess Sarah Geronimo, who led the nominations list with Gloc 9, only managed to nab the Best R&B Recording award for her single, "Ikot-Ikot."

Other winners include rapper Abra, who won Music Video of the Year, and Paolo Onesa and Zia Quizon, who both took home the year's Best Performance awards.

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 27th Awit Awards:

Best Performance By A Female Recording Artist

Song Title: Pasakalye
Artist: Zia Quizon
Record Label: Polyeast Records

Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist

Song Title: Lucky in Love
Artist: Paolo Onesa
Record Label: MCA Music, Inc

Best Collaboration

Song Title: Magda
Artist: Gloc 9 feat. Rico Blacno
Record Label: Universal Records Inc

Best Performance by a Group Recording Artist

Song Title: If You Ever Change Your Mind
Artist: Marion Aunor
Record Label: Marion Aunor

Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist

Song Title: Lucky in Love
Artist: Paolo Onesa
Record Label: MCA Music Inc

Best Performance by a New Group Recording

Song Title: Waka Waka
Artist: Koro Ilustradro
Record Label: Jesuit Communications Foundation, Inc

Album of the Year

Song Title: Liham at Lihim
Artist: Gloc 9
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Song of the Year

Song Title: Magda
Artist: Gloc 9 feat. Rico Blanco
Record Label: Universal Records Inc

Best Ballad Recording

Song Title: Scared to Death
Artist: KZ Tandingan
Record Label: Star Recording Inc

Best Rock/Alternative Recording

Song Title: To Survive
Artist: Franco
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best World Music Recording

Song Title: Pansamantagal
Artist: Sitti Navarro & Julianne Tarroja
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best Novelty Recording

Song Title: Papel
Artist: Joey Ayala & Gloc 9 feat. Denise Barbacena
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best Dance Recording

Song Title: No Limitations
Artist: Sam Concepcion
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best Inspirational/Religious Recording

Song Title: Nathaniel
Artist: Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best Christmas Recording

Song Title: Hele Ni Inay
Artist: Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best Rap Recording

Song Title: Magda
Artist: Gloc 9
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best Jazz Recording

Song Title: Darating Din
Artist: KZ Tandingan
Record Label: Star Recording, Inc.

Best R&B Recording

Song Title: Ikot-Ikot
Artist: Sarah Geronimo
Record Label: Viva Records Corporation

Best Regional Recording

Song Title: Taldawa
Artist: Edward
Record Label: MCA Music, Inc.

Song Title: Abe Pakakalale
Artist: Andy Alvis
Record Lable: MCA Music, Inc.

Best Song Written for Movie/TV/Stage Play

Song Title: Bakit Di ka Crush Ng Crush Mo from the movie "Bakit Di Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo"
Artist: Zia Quizon
Record Label: Star Recording, Inc.

Best Musical Arrangement

Song Title: Hele Ni Inay
Artist: Homer Flores
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc

Best Vocal Arrangement

Song Title: Darating Din
Artist: Yosha Honasan
Record Label: Star Recording, Inc.

Best Engineered Recording

Song Title: Never Will I Forget
Artist: Eric Perlas and Macoy Manuel
Record Label: MCA Music, Inc.

Best Album Package

Album Title: Hulog Ka Ng Langit
Artists: Jay Saturnino D. Lumboy & Anne Kate Piñero (Graphic Desigers); Jay Saturnino D. Lumboy (Album Concept); Mark Nicdao (Photography)
Record Label: Universal Records, Inc.

Music Video of the Year

Song Title: Ilusyon
Artist: Abra feat. Arci Munoz
Record Label: Ivory Music & Video