MANILA -- ABS-CBN artists emerged as big winners at the PMPC Star Awards for Music held at the SM North Skydome in Quezon City on Thursday night.
"Asia's Songbird" Regine Velasquez led the awardees as she was honored with the Pilita Corrales Lifetime Achievement Award.
She dedicated her win to her father Gerardo "Mang Gerry" Velasquez, who passed away in 2014.
"Nagpapasalamat po ako sa Panginoon dahil ako po ay binigyan ng pagkakataon na gawin ang pinakagusto kong gawin sa buhay ko, that is to entertain all of you. So maraming, maraming salamat, Lord, for this wonderful gift. Naiiyak ako," Velasquez said in her acceptance speech.
"I'd also like to say thank you to my whole family," she added. "Inaalay ko ang award na ito kay Mang Gerry."
The Levi Celerio Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Jose Mari Chan.
JK Labajo's "Buwan" won the Song of the Year award, while Jaya's "Queen of Soul" was named Album of the Year.
Meanwhile, Moira dela Torre bagged the Female Recording Artist of the Year award, with Jed Madela and Christian Bautista tied as Male Recording Artist of the Year.
Below is the full list of winners:
PILITA CORRALES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
LEVI CELERIO LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Jose Mari Chan
MALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jed Madela and Christian Bautista (tie)
FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Moira dela Torre
DUO/GROUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Queen of Soul (Jaya)
SONG OF THE YEAR
Buwan (JK Labajo)
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
This World for Us All (Aekaye)
COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
December Avenue and Moira Dela Torre (Kung Di Rin Lang Ikaw)
COMPILATION OF THE YEAR
Himig Handog 2018 (Star Music)
CONCERT OF THE YEAR
Lea Salonga, the 40th Anniversary Concert (Lea Salonga)
DUO/GROUP CONCERT OF THE YEAR
Doble Dekada: Ang Soundtrack ng Buhay Mo (Aegis)
MALE CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Ogie Alcasid (OA 30th Anniversary Concert)
FEMALE CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Morissette Amon (Morisette A Musical Journey)
POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Until I See You Again (Alden Richards/GMA Records)
MALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Marlo Mortel and Erik Santos (tie)
FEMALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
MALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR – PEOPLE’S CHOICE
FEMALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR – PEOPLE’S CHOICE
Julie Anne San Jose
NEW MALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Gari Escobar and Garret Bolden (tie)
NEW FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Via Ortega and Jayda Avanzado (tie)
NEW GROUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Alon (Hale/Warner Music Philippines)
ROCK ARTIST OF THE YEAR
R&B ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Hanggang Dito na Lang (Jaya/Star Music)
R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR
RAP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
ACOUSTIC ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Juris (Say That You Love Me)
NOVELTY SONG OF THE YEAR
Dahil Kasama Mo Siya (Vice Ganda)
NOVELTY ARTIST OF THE YEAR
FOLK/COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Start All Over Again (John Rendez)
DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Chambe Chambe (Alex Gonzaga)
REVIVAL RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Don't Know What to Say, Don't Know What to Do (Joaquin Garcia) and Handog (Jojo Mendrez) (tie)