We’ve been a big supporter of a cappella singers since the time we are asked to cover the Akapela Open led by Mr. Ryan Cayabyab. Since then, it’s been a great three-year experience working with the most amazing people in the music industry.
We are glad to experience another first as the Philippine Contemporary A cappella Society beams with pride this year to present AKAPELA, a one-night-only contemporary a cappella concert featuring two of this generation’s most talented and in demand vocal acts in the country today — Pinopela and Baihana.
Awit Awards celebrates the music industry once again through honoring Filipino performing artists at their annual awarding ceremony. Winners were revealed in an intimate gathering of artists with and the people behind the records last 11 Dec 2013 by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry, Inc. (PARI). PARI concorded the simple celebration due to the recent typhoon and calamities. We are honored to be part of this year’s get together.
Notable artists were given merit including rap master Gloc-9 with the hit song “Sirena” named as Song of the Year, while his album “MKNM: Mga Kwento Ng Makata” was awarded as the Album of the Year.
It all started from free a cappella workshops given to limited participants which happened last 06 July 2013 at The Music School of Ryan Cayabyab in Robinsons Galleria conducted by The Maestro himself, Mr. Ryan Cayabyab. The series of a cappella workshops gathered great interests to many vocal groups nationswide as they are encouraged not only to join the competition but also to build themselves a community of contemporary a cappella singers. LINK orig article HERE.