MULI na namang masasaksihan ang UNTV’s A Song of Praise (ASOP) Music Festival Grand Finals. Ngayon ay nasa ika-limang taon na, gaganapin ito sa November 7, 7 pm sa Smart Araneta Coliseum na may higit na isang milyong cash prizes at stake.
Labingdalawang new Songs of Praise ang magtatagisan para sa Song of the Year award na ang mananalo ay tatanggap ng kalahating milyon pisong gantimpala.
Ang isang dosenang mga natatanging awiting ito ay galing sa monthly winners na nagsimula noong November 2015. Ang the grand champion dito ay tatanggap ng Php500,000 cash prize, samantalang ang non-winning entries ay makakakuha ang bawat isa ng Php20,000. Ang Best Interpreter Award at ang People’s Choice Award ay kapwa tatanggap ng Php50,000.
Kabilang sa listahan ng grand finalists para sa taong ito ang mga sumusunod:
1.God Will Always Make a Way – Composition and Lyrics by Glenn Bawa and Ronald Calpis, which was interpreted by BugoyDrilon; 2. Tapat Mong Pangako – Composition and Lyrics by Gulliver Enverga, which was performed by The Voysing; 3. Ikaw Lamang – Composition and Lyrics by Jonathan Sta. Rita, which Tim Pavino performed; 4. Ikaw Pala – Composition and Lyrics by Wilfredo Gaspar, performed by Ima Castro; 5. Tanging Ligaya – Composition and Lyrics by Angelica Soriano, which was interpreted by Zendee. Kabilang pa sa finalists ang, 6. Ang Iyong Pangalan – Composition and Lyrics by RomaricoMendiola Jr., which was performed by Jovit Baldovino; 7. Patawarin Mo Ako – Composition and Lyrics by Fernando Gardon, which Kris Lawrence performed; 8. Araw at Ulan – Composition and Lyrics by JoselitoCaleon, which Sitti performed; 9. Pag-ibig Ka, Oh Dios – Composition and Lyrics by LJ Manzano, performed by JBK; 10. Mula sa Aking Puso – Composition and Lyrics by Joseph Ponce, and performed by Carlo David; (11) Kumapit Ka Lang – Composition and Lyrics by Noemi Ocio, with the performance of Mela; at (12) You Stood By Me – Composition and Lyrics by Vincent Labating, with the performance of Jason Fernandez.
Ang ASOP ay sinimulan at mula sa inisyatiba nina Kuya Daniel Razon at Bro. Eli Soriano ng Members Church of God International (MCGI) na mas kilala sa religious program nitong Ang Dating Daan (The Old Path). Layunin ng ASOP Music Festival na i-enocurage ang mga amateur and professional songwriters upang lumikha at ihandog o i-share ang mga awitin ng pagpupuri sa Diyos. Ginawa para sa TV ng Breakthrough and Milestones Production, Inc.-UNTV Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kuya Daniel Razon, ang ASOP Music Festival ay kalahating dekada na sa kanilang search ng original compositions, proclaiming the power and greatness of the Lord Almighty. Para sa karagdagan pang impormasyon sa ASOP Music Festival, bisitahin lamang ang official website nito sa https://www.asoptv.com. You can follow ASOP on Facebook via facebook.com/asop.untv and Twitter at twitter.com/asoptv. Maaaring bumoto para sa iyong choice of song sa https://www.asoptv.com/pollfor the People’s Choice Award and support Original Pilipino Praise Music by subscribing to our official YouTube channel – https://www.youtube.com/asoptv
Ang lahat ng twelve songs ay napapakinggan na sa Wish FM 107.5.
ALAM MO NA! – Nonie V. Nicasio