MCA Music artists bag awards
(The Philippine Star) - December 2, 2015 - 9:00am

MANILA, Philippines - MCA Music artists Mitoy Yonting, Sabrina and Darren Espanto bagged multiple awards in recognition of their excellence in the music industry from different award-giving bodies. 

Mitoy, known for his excellent vocal chops and belting, won the Gawad Rajah Sulayman Award (Remarkable achievement as Filipino and as Performing Artist) at the Gawad Amerika Awards Night held at the Celebrity Center, Hollywood, CA, last Nov. 17. Gawad Amerika Foundation is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping talents of young Filipino-Americans. Awards are given to Filipinos who are excelling in their chosen careers to honor their achievements and to inspire the younger generation to excel in their chosen careers.

Mitoy has just released his new single Pangakong Tapat from his debut album Hanggang Wakas. Its music video is now playing on top music channels and also on VEVO.

Meanwhile, Sabrina also took home The Philippine Movie Press Club’s (PMPC) annual music award for the seventh PMPC Star Awards for Female Acoustic Artist of the Year last Nov. 10 at KIA Theater, Cubao.

Sabrina’s latest album I Love Acoustic 8 came out last August featuring the lead single Thinking Out Loud. She recently conquered Korea as the Philippines’ representative at this year’s Asia Song Festival in Busan. Her duet with Indonesian artist Chilla Kiana for Thinking Out Loud is featured in the Indonesian version of the album and is now also playing on MYX.

Darren won Best Album Cover Concept and Design and Best Pop Album of the Year for his debut album Darren. In the first-ever Push Awards held at Resorts World Manila, Darren received Pushgram Most Loved Newcomer, Pushlike Most Liked Newcomer, Pustweet Favorite Newcomer and Awesome Song Cover. Push Awards aims to honor artists and their fans.

Darren is keeping himself busy with shows around the Philippines with his D Road Tour which continues its leg on the following dates: Dec. 6 at Tacloban; Dec. 12, Baguio; and Dec. 19, Robinsons Davao. Some dates may still be added in the future.

 

ASIA SONG FESTIVAL BEST ALBUM COVER CONCEPT AND DESIGN AND BEST POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR CELEBRITY CENTER CHILLA KIANA D ROAD TOUR DARREN FEMALE ACOUSTIC ARTIST OF THE YEAR GAWAD AMERIKA AWARDS NIGHT GAWAD AMERIKA FOUNDATION PUSH AWARDS THINKING OUT LOUD
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