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SB19 and Ben&Ben are big winners at the 2022 Awit Awards

SB19, Ben&Ben, KZ Tandingan, and Belle Mariano take home multiple Awit Awards this year.

SB19 and Ben&Ben are big winners at the 2022 Awit Awards-Rhea Manila Santos
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Rhea Manila Santos

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11/24/2022 04:24 AM
SB19 and Ben&Ben are big winners at the 2022 Awit Awards
Photo credits to @officialsb19 and @benandbenmusic Instagram

Among all the artists who were nominated for various categories at the 2022 Awit Awards held last November 23 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Pasay City, it was SB19 and Ben&Ben who emerged as the biggest winners, having been able to take home seven and five awards respectively.

Pioneer P-pop group SB19 arrived from their US tour the same day as the awards night so they were not able to attend the ceremonies but were awarded the following awards:

Best Global Recording: “What?”


Best Vocal Arrangement: “Mapa”

Best Pop Recording: “Bazinga” 

Best Dance Recording: “Bazinga”

Most Streamed Song: “Mapa”

Most Streamed Artist 

Best Performance by a Group Recording Artist: “Mapa”

Local folk pop group Ben&Ben are on a roll this year, having just returned from a successful tour in the US and Canada, with an upcoming Homecoming concert happening next month. Three of their members were present to accept their awards. Their five awards included:

Album of the Year: Ben&Ben 

Best Musical Arrangement: Ben&Ben 

Best Music Video (with Zild and Juan Karlos)

Best Collaboration Performance: “Sabel” with KZ Tandingan

Best World Music Recording: “Sabel” with KZ Tandingan

Star Music artist KZ Tandingan won three awards: two for “Sabel”, her collaboration with Ben&Ben and the third for Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist for her song “11:59.”

An Inconvenient Love star Belle Mariano bested 40 other nominees to take home the Favorite Song award for her single “Sigurado” and also won over 17 other talents as this year’s Breakthrough Artist winner.

Other winners include: 

Song of the Year: “Binibini” by Zach Tabudlo 

Record of the Year: Anticipation by Neanne and Naara 

Best Group artist: BGYO 

Favorite Female Artist: Maymay Entrata

Favorite Male Artist: Darren Espanto

Best Performance by a New Group Recording Artist: “Operation 10-90” by Shockra

Best Performance by a New Male Recording Artist: “Mamahalin” by Angelo Garcia

Best Performance by a New Female Recording Artist: “Ako Naman” by Jessica Villarubin

Dangal ng Musikang Pilipino awardee: Nonoy Zuñiga 

Best Ballad Recording: Ebe Dancel 

Best Song Written for Movie/TV: “Di Ka Nagiisa” by Regine Velasquez 

Best Traditional/Contemporary Folk Recording: “Huwag Kang Aalis” by  Ice Seguerra 

Best Performance by a Male Recording Artist: Zild 

Best Regional Recording: “Asa Naman” by Maris Racal

Best Rap/Hip-Hop Recording: “Lagi Na Lang” featuring Gloc-9 by  JRLDM

Best Rock/Alternative Recording: Valley of Rock

Best New Artist in a Collaboration: “Get Me Down” by LouisVint and Juliana Celine

Best Christmas Recording: “Halo Halo” by Itchyworms