The Philippine Popular (Philpop) Music Festival 2015 edition gets even more exciting with a fresh batch of 12 original compositions by the cream of Filipino songwriters’ crop.
The 12 finalists are gearing up for the much-awaited Finals Night tonight at the Meralco Theater where the People’s Choice Award will be revealed.
Voting commenced last July 13 providing everyone with an even opportunity to support and give credit to their favorite Philpop 2015 finalist.
All of PhilPop 2015’s 12 finalists are featured in the album produced and released under Viva Records, this year’s Philpop partner. All songs can also be accessed on Spinnr and Spotify. The official music videos of all the finalists are airing on MTV Pinoy.
Here is the list of the PhilPop 2015 finalists and their entries: “Walang Hanggan” written by Ramiru Matara and interpreted by Donnalyn Bartolome; “Musikaw” written by Melchor Magno Jr. and interpreted by James Reid feat. Pio; “I Owe You My Heart” written by Melvin joseph Morallos and interpreted by Anja Aguilar; “Triangulo” written by Thyro Alfaro and Yumi Lacsamana and interpreted by Jeric Medina; “For the Rest Of My Life” written by Ned Esguerra and interpreted by Side A; “Sa Ibang Mundo” written by Mark Villar and interpreted by Kean Cipriano and Nadine Lustre; “Kilig ” written by Soc Villanueva and interpreted by Jinky Vidal; “Apat Na Buwang Pasko” written by Gino Cruz and Jeff Arcilla and interpreted by Jon Sontos; “Paratingin Mo Na Siya” written and interpreted by Davey Langit; “Nasaan” written and interpreted by Lara Maigue; “Tanging Pag-asa Ko” written by Paul Armesin and interpreted by The Company; and “Edge Of The World” written by Johannes Daniel Garcia and interpreted by Josh Padilla and Yassi Pressman.
In addition to the beautifully-crafted Ramon Orlina trophy, this year’s winners will receive cash prizes in the amount of P1million for the grand prize, P500,000 for the first runner-up, and P250,000 for the 2nd runner-up. All finalists will be getting P50,000 each.
Philpop is presented by Maynilad and Meralco, co-presented by Smart, Spinnr and accessible through the PLDT home Telpad.