Winners of 2014 Himig Handog P-Pop Songwriting Competition

Star Music Listeners’ Choice award: “Bumalik ang Nakaraan” by Jessa Zaragoza

MOR Listeners’ Choice Award: “Simpleng Katulad Mo” by Daniel Padilla

MYX Choice for Best Music Video: “Mahal Kita Pero” by Janella Salvador

Star Studio Readers’ Choice Award: “If You Dont Wan’t to Fall” by Jed Madela

Star Cinema Choice Award: “Halik sa Hangin” by Ebe Dancel and Abra

ABS-CBN Favorite Interpreter Award: “Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako” by KZ Tandingan

TFC Choice: “If You Dont Wan’t to Fall” by Jed Madela

ABS-CBN mobile fan favorite: “Simpleng Katulad Mo” by Daniel Padilla

Fifth Best Song: “Hindi Wala” by Juris

Fourth Best Song: “Walang Basagan ng Trip” by Jugs and Teddy

Third Best Song: “Mahal Kita Pero” by Janella Salvador

Second Best Song: “Halik Sa Hangin” by Ebe Dancel and Abra

Himig Handog 2014 Best Song: “Mahal Ko o Mahal Ako” by KZ Tandingan

Walang nakapasok sa Top 5 bet ko hahaha. Pang top 6 and 7 ko lang kaya yun mga nanalo. Masyado ang Start Studio at TFC ha. Kahit ilang beses ko ulitin..hindi ko ma-appreciate yun kanta ni Jed Madela. Oh well, to each his own. At recently ko lang na-apppreciate yun HALIK SA HANGIN (2nd best song) pati yun Walang Basagan ng Trip (4th best song)! Ang ganda! Congratulations to the winners!

Mabuhay ang OPM!

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My Top 5 Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs 2014


Himig Handog P-pop Love Songs 2014


1. MARION AUNOR – Pumapag-Ibig – my early favorite! First time I heard it, na-LSS agad ako. 100 points for being pop na pop and very RELEVANT haha. Ito talaga ang bet ko na manalo! Fun lang, walang masyadong saysay hahaha. Lakas maka-High School!

Pumapag-Ibig performed by Marion Aunor
featuring Rizza Cabrera & Seed Bunye
Words & Music by Jungee Marcelo Vocal Harmony by Krina Cayabyab Drums by Niño Regalado Bass by Karel Honasan Keyboards by Marlon Oliveros Guitars/Ukulele by Janno Queyquep Recording by Dan Tañedo Mixed and Mastered by Dhuntz Tañedo at Bellhaus Studios Arranged & Produced by Jungee Marcelo
Lyric Video Edit by Archelle de Belen & Eaizen Almazan

2. MICHAEL PANGILINAN – Pare Mahal Mo Raw Ako – Ouch! Ang lungkot! 100 points because of the Violin + Piano. Ang ganda nun melody. Pang LGBT daw. “Pare” is universal term naman so it applies din sa boy-girl relationship.

Pare Mahal Mo Raw Ako performed by Michael Panglinan
Words & Music by Joven Tan Arranged & Produced by Paulo Zarate Recorded by Jan Levi Sanchez Mixed by Martin Andrew Guevara at Studio Z Audio Productions & Recording Studios Live Violin Track by Princess Ybañez
Lyric Video Edit by Archelle de Belen & Eaizen Almazan


3. HAZEL FAITH DELA CRUZ – Everything Takes Time – 100 points para sa lyrics na puno ng words of encouragement LOLS. Dedicated to my youngest sister, Inday! Take it slow Mao-er!  

Everything Takes Time performed by Hazel Faith Dela Cruz
Words & Music by Hazel Faith Dela Cruz Vocal Supervision & Background Vocals by Arnie Mendaros Guitars by Noel Mendez Recording Engineer by Marvin Tamayo Produced, Arranged & Mixed by Albert Tamayo Recorded at CFC Music Recording Studio
Lyric Video Edit by Archelle de Belen & Eaizen Almazan


4. BUGOY DRILON – Umiiyak Ang Puso (Official Lyric Video) – 100 points for being excessively sentimental haha. Masarap pakinggan after ng break up. Iyak pa moreee!!! 

Umiiyak Ang Puso performed by Bugoy Drilon
Words & Music by Rolando “Ronnie” Azor Arranged by Albert Tamayo Live Guitar by Noel Mendez Produced by Arnie Mendaros Mixed and Mastered by Albert Tamayo at Studio 1103
Lyric Video edit by Archelle de Belen & Eaizen Almazan


5. MORISETTE AMON – Akin Ka Na Lang (Official Lyric Video) – Eto pa ang isang super mushy. Swak na theme song ng mga ayaw mag move-on.

Akin Ka Na Lang performed by Morissette Amon
Words & Music by Francis “Kiko” Salazar Arranged & Produced by Francis Kiko Salazar Back-up Vocals by Francis “Kiko” Salazar Mixed & Mastered by Dante Tañedo at Bellhaus Studio
Lyric Video Edit by Archelle de Belen & Eaizen Almazan

Runner up — Mahal Kita Pero by Janella Salvador and Mahal ko o Mahal Ako by KZ Tandingan.

Kayo, anong bet nyo?

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