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SB19 dominates MYX awards 2020

Sejun, Josh, Stell, Ken and Justin ruled the awards after being hailed as both New Artist and Artist of the Year, as well as winning Song of the Year.

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SB19 took home most of the awards at MYX’s first virtual awards show. / PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF MYX

A’TINs rejoice! The multi-talented sing and dance Filipino boy band SB19 wins major awards at the recently held MYX Awards 2020.

Sejun, Josh, Stell, Ken and Justin ruled the awards after being hailed as both New Artist and Artist of the Year, as well as winning Song of the Year for their highly successful single “Go Up.”

MYX held the virtual awards celebration on 25 July, which honored today’s hitmakers and showcased exclusive musical performances from local and international artists.

James Reid and last year’s Artist of the Year Nadine Lustre bagged the Music Video of the Year award for their song “Summer” which Nadine co-directed with Chino Villagracia. James and Just Hush also won Urban Video of the Year for “Fiend.”

Himig Handog 2019’s Best Song “Mabagal,” interpreted by Moira de la Torre and Daniel Padilla, racked up wins in two categories — Collaboration of the Year and Mellow Video of the Year, while former PBB housemates Kiara Takahashi and Gino Roque, known together as KiaNo, shared the award for MYX Celebrity VJ of the Year.

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IV of Spades’ “Come Inside of My Heart” prevailed as the Rock Video of the Year, while record-breaking K-pop boy band BTS scored International Video of the Year for the song “Boy with Luv” featuring Halsey.

Meanwhile, the late Master Rapper Francis Magalona was honored with a posthumous MYX Magna Award. OPM artists Gary Valenciano, Raymund Marasigan, Chito Miranda and Yael Yuzon performed a tribute for him through a performance of “Kaleidoscope World.” The rapper’s children — Elmo, Barq and Saab — also joined the performance.

The event featured performances from SB19, Route 83, Julie Anne San Jose, Darren Espanto, KZ, Shanti Dope, Inigo Pascual, Ben&Ben, Gracie Abrams, Alexander 23, Valentina Ploy, Keshi, Ava Max, Powfu, Maximillian, Honne and Anne-Marie.

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Gloc-9, Mimiyuuuh, COLN, Benedict Cua, Donny and Hannah Pangilinan, Maine Mendoza and Catriona Gray as well as international acts Carly Rae Jepsen and Paul Klein of LANY also graced the virtual event as award presenters.

The awards was streamed live on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok. It garnered over four million tweets globally, with various event-related hashtags occupying the social networking site’s Philippine trending list.

Catch the #MYXAwards2020 as it airs this Saturday, 1 August, on MYX, available on Sky Cable channel 23.

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