Erik Santos Takes Three at the 2nd Star Awards for Music

Erik Santos Takes Three at the 2nd Star Awards for Music
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By ROWENA JOY A. SANCHEZ
October 12, 2010, 11:54am

MANILA, Philippines – Prince of Pop Erik Santos is the big winner at the second PMPC Star Awards for Music last Oct. 10, bagging three major honors.

The singing champ tied with Asia’s Romantic Balladeer Christian Bautista as the Male Recording Artist of the Year for his fourth studio album, “Erik Santos: The Jim Brickman Songbook.” The same album was named “Pop Album of the Year.” He also beat the likes of Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera, Piolo Pascual and Christian Bautista as the “Male Pop Artist of the Year.”
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2nd PMPC Star Awards for Music – 2010 Winners Revealed

2nd PMPC Star Awards for Music – 2010 Winners Revealed
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October 11, 2010 by cd

Erik Santos, Christian Bautista, Jericho Rosales, La Diva and Sarah Geronimo are some of the winners in the recently concluded 2nd PMPC Star Awards for Music.

The winners were announced last night, October 10, 2010, at the Henry Irwin Lee Theater in Ateneo de Manila University.

Here is the complete list of nominees and winners (*) in the 2nd PMPC Star Awards for Music (2010):

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Calla Lily/Calla Lily/Sony Music
KC/KC Concepcion/Sony Music
Lapit/ Yeng Constantino/Star Records *
Maharlika/ Kenyo /Universal Records
Now Playing/ Juris/ Star Records
Project 6 Cyclemind/6 Cyclemind/Sony Music

SONG OF THE YEAR

“Di Lang Ikaw”/Juris/ Now Playing/Star Records
“Hanggang Sa Muli” /Kenyo /Maharlika/Universal Records
“Lapit”/Lapit/ Yeng Constantino/Star Records “Nananaginip”/Calla Lily/Calla Lily/Sony Music
“Pusong Ligaw”/Jericho Rosales/Change/Star Records *

FEMALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Aiza Seguerra/ Aiza Seguerra Live/Star Records
KC Concepcion/ KC / Sony Music
Jaya/Real Love Stories/ GMA Records
Joey Albert/ Songs of the Heart/Viva Records
Nina/ Renditions of The Soul/Warner Music
Rachel Alejandro/ Believe/ Sony Music
Sarah Geronimo/ Music and Me/ Viva Records *
Yeng Constantino/ Lapit/ Star Records

MALE RECORDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Christian Bautista/Romance Revisited: The Love Songs of Jose Marie Chan/Universal Records * (tied with)
Eric Santos/ The Jim Brickman Songbook/ Star Records *
Gary Valenciano/As 1/Universal Records
Gino Padilla/Let Me Be The One/Vicor Records
Martin Nievera /As Always/ Poly East Records
Noel Cabangon/Byahe/Universal Records
Piolo Pascual/Decades/ Star Records

DUO/GROUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Eurasia/Eurasia/ Viva Records Freestyle/Playlist/ Viva Records
La Diva/ GMA Records and Sony Music *
The Company/ Lighthearted/ Viva Records
True Faith/Love and Parade/ Viva Records
Side A /Only One/MCA Music Inc.
XLR8/ XLR8/Viva Records

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Babe/ Piolo Pascual/Star Records
Director: Mae Cruz

Beautiful Girl/ Christian Bautista /Universal Records
Director: Treb Monteras II

Because of You/ Sabrina/ MCA-Universal Records
Director: Treb Monteras II

Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko/ Noel Cabangon/ Universal Records
Director: Galileo Te

Kasiping/La Diva/ GMA Records
Director: Louie Ignacio *

Pusong Ligaw/ Jericho Rosales/Star Records
Director: Mark Ocampo

Why Can’t It Be/ Gino Padilla /Vicor Records
Director: Marla Ancheta

DANCE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Eurasia/Viva Records
Hearthaches and Disco lights/Poly East Records
Pop Girls/Viva Records
Masculados Dos/Universal Records
Supahdance 2 / Star Records *
XLR8/ Viva Records

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR

As Always/ Poly East Records
Aiza Seguerra Live/ Star Records
As 1/Universal -Poly East Records
Erik Santos: The Jim Brickman Songbook/ Star Records *
Music and Me/Viva Records
Renditions of The Soul/ Nina/Warner Music Phils
Romance Revisited: The Songs of Jose Marie Chan/Universal Records

MALE POP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Christian Bautista/Romance Revisited: The Love Songs of Jose Mari Chan/Universal Records
DJ Myke/Homework/Ivory Music
Erik Santos/ The Jim Brickman Songbook/ Star Records *
Gary Valenciano /As 1/Universal Records and Poly East Records Jericho Rosales/Change/Star Records
Martin Nievera/As 1/Universal Records and Poly East Records Piolo Pascual/Decades /Star Records
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A voice that electrifies

A voice that electrifies

By Totel V. de Jesus
Philippine Daily Inquirer
10/11/2010

MANILA, Philippines—For two nights at the jam-packed Meralco Theater, power was not limited to electricity. In his concert “Power of One,” Erik Santos proved that his voice is a force that could energize the entire hall.

The 27-year-old pop singer hit the high notes without resorting to falsetto, as older veterans like Martin Nievera are prone to do.

In fact, Santos showed how a guy can belt it out by doing a medley of Celine Dion, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston hits.

In the high-pitched chorus in Dion’s version of “All By Myself,” Santos soared without difficulty.

Defying translation
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