Philpop Top 30 songs have just been released, and Mindanao is represented!
One of the country’s most recognized songwriting competitions announced the Top 30 semi-finalists on September 12, 2018. What’s good to note about this roster of entries is that Philpop Music Festival 2018 has included songs written in Bisaya.
Philpop Top 30 Songs by Mindanao Composers
Here are the songs that made it to the Philpop Top 30 and written by composers from Mindanao:
Away Wa’y Buwagay
Composers: Eamarie Gilayo & Jovit Bernadas Leonerio
Interpreter: Wincet Jacot & Medyo Maldito
Composer: Jeremy Sarmiento
Interpreter: Leanne and Naara
LGBT (Laging Ganito Ba Tayo?)
Composer & Interpreter: Kyle Pulido
Malilimutan Din Kita
Composer: Marvin Blue Corpus
Composer & Interpreter: Chud Festejo
Vote for your Favorite Top 30 Songs via SMS
Support the semi-finalists from Mindanao by voting for them via text! On your mobile phones, type VOTE (song keyword), and send to 8933.
Text votes will be accepted until 11:59PM of October 12, 2018.
P2.50 per text for SMART and TNT subscribers.
P2.00 per text for Sun subscribers.
Let’s all support original Filipino songs, and especially the entries by our fellow Mindanawons. OPM is definitely alive and kicking!
Catch the Philpop Top 30 Mindanao Entries at Abreeza on September 21
Listen to the Mindanao entries to PhilPop Top 30 in a one-of-a-kind mini-concert this Friday!
Mindanao Music is bringing the proudly Bisdak semi-finalists to its weekly open mic concert “On Fridays, We Play Originals” at the Restaurant Row of Abreeza on September 21 (Friday) at 6:30PM.
Catch the following Philpop Top 30 songs performed LIVE by its talented composers:
“Away Wa’y Buwagay” by Eamarie Gilayo & Jovit Bernadas Leonerio
“Korde Kodigo” by Jeremy Sarmiento
“LGBT (Laging Ganito Ba Tayo?)” by Kyle Pulido
“Malilimutan Din Kita” by Marvin Blue Corpus
“Nanay Tatay” by Chud Festejo
Since early 2018, Mindanao Music has been hosting the weekly concert, which has become a platform for songwriters to showcase their original music.
(Images from Philpop and Mindanao Music)