Viva artist and ABS-CBN prime time star Nadine Lustre was the top winner of the MYX Music Awards 2016, sweeping a total of five awards including Favorite Music Video, Favorite Song, Favorite Artist, Favorite Female Artist, and Favorite Collaboration along with boyfriend and onscreen partner James Reid.
Another big winner at the awards night was young artist Darren Espanto who took home two awards for Favorite Male Artist and Favorite MYX Celebrity VJ.
RnB princess Kyla also shone brightly at the MYX Music Awards as she won Favorite Remake and Favorite Media Soundtrack for her rendition of “On the Wings of Love.”
OPM icon Ogie Alcasid was a big star of the evening as well as he was recognized as this year’s MYX Magna awardee for his tremendous contribution in the local music scene.
As a tribute, an outstanding medley of some of Ogie’s best hits was performed by top OPM artists Jaya, Erik Santos, Christian Bautista, Yeng Constantino, Kyla, Angeline Quinto, Jona, Matteo Guidicelli, Jay-R, Aicelle Santos, and Top Suzara that earned a standing ovation from the audience.
International OPM artist Charice also surprised the audience when she she sang Nirvana’s “Smells like Teen Spirit” with Mayonnaise.
The 11th MYX Music Awards, which was held at the Kia Theater, was hosted by MYX VJs Ai dela Cruz, Robi Domingo, Tippy Dos Santos, Sarah Carlos, Alex Diaz, Jairus Aquino, and Sharlene San Pedro.
Among the artists and media personalities who graced the much-awaited awards night were Donna Cruz, KZ Tandingan, Kapamilya Chicken Pork Adobo online star Bretman Rock, Cheats, Callalily, Jason Dy, Silent Santuary, Abra, Paolo and Kiana Valenciano, Morisette, Jayda, Denise Laurel, JK Labajo, The Juans, Jensen and the Flips, and Ella Cruz.