18th Aliw Awards Nominees

August 7, 2005

The 18th Annual Aliw Awards gives recognition and honor to the best live performers of the local music industry on August 3, 2005 at the Fiesta Pavilion of the Manila Hotel. A production of Maxi-Media International for the Aliw Awards Foundation Inc., the ceremony promises to bring the brightest and the biggest pop concert artists in an evening of glamour, excellence and excitement.
This will be aired in a two-part series on August 5 and 7, 7:00 p.m., over ABC Channel 5.

Below is the complete list of this year’s nominees for all categories:

Best Performer (Male) in Hotel, Music Lounges and Bars
Luke Mejares
Jimmy Bondoc
Nyoy Volante
Ronnie D
Robert Seña
Arthur Manuntag

Best Performer (Female) in Hotel, Music Lounges and Bars
Ana Fegi
Aliya Parcs
Faith Cuneta
Shanice Michaels
Ladine Roxas

Best Performer (Classic) in Hotel, Music Lounges and Bars
Spirit of 67
Route 70
Area One
Rockin Revival Replay

Best Performer (Pop) in Hotel, Music Lounges and Bars
Barbie’s Cradle
Parokya Ni Edgar
K and the Boxers

Best Major Concert (Male)
Gary Valenciano “Thankful”
Michael V. “Show Ko ‘To”
Christian Bautista “Colour Everywhere”
Ogie Alcasid “B Day Concert”
Martin Nievera “All You Need Is Love”
Jay R “GameFace Reload”

Best Major Concert (Female)
Kyla “Not Just Your Ordinary Girl”
Regine Velasquez “Reigning Still”
Lea Salonga “Home For Christmas”
Pops Fernandez “IT Girl”
Rachelle Ann Go “The Ultimate Champion”

Best Major Concert (Group)
Parokya Ni Edgar
South Border

Best Major Concert (Collaboration)
Erik Santos & Ai Ai delas Alas “The Comedy Queen & The Prince of Pop”
Kitchie Nadal & Rivermaya
Christian Bautista, Kitchie Nadal, Paolo Santos “Pop Ko To”
Sarah, Rachel Ann, Erik Santos “Night of the Champion”
Regine Velasquez & Pops Fernandez “Queens On Fire”

Best Performance In A Concert (Male)

Christian Bautista
Martin Nievera
Erik Santos
Luke Mejares
Nyoy Volante

Best Performance In A Concert (Female)
Ayen Munji Laurel
Kitchie Nadal
Vina Morales
Geneva Cruz
Sheryn Regis

Collaboration In A Concert
Jaya & Elizabeth Ramsey “The Best of Both”
Zsa Zsa Padilla & Karylle “K to Z”
Nyoy Volante & Nina “El Niño, La Nina”
Leo Valdez & Verni Varga “The Engineer & The Vamp”
Marissa Sanchez, Ara Mina, Jessa Zaragosa “Soul Sister Act”

Best Musical Director
Gerard Salonga – “Home For Christmas”
Homer Flores – “Colour Everywhere”,“IT Girl”, “Queens On Fire”, “Pinoy Idols”
Mark Lopez – “B Day Concert”, “Night of the Champion”
Raul Mitra – “Reigning Still”, “Queens On Fire”, “Not Just Your Ordinary Girl”
Louie Ocampo – “All You Need Is Love”
Mon Faustino – “Thankful”
Dean Arriola – “Kitchie Nadal & Rivermaya in “Pop Ko To”
Jimmy Antiporda – “Soul Sister Act”

Best Concert Stage Director
Audie Gemora – “Color Everywhere”, “Pinoy Idols”
Floy Quintos – “IT Girl”, “Show Ko To”
Rowell Santiago – “Queens On Fire”
Bobby Garcia – “Night of the Champion”
G.B. Sampedro – “The Ultimate Champion”, “Not Just Your Ordinary Girl”
Dingdong Avanzado – “Soul Sister Act”
Gary Valenciano – “Thankful”

Best Choral Group
San Miguel Choral
Loboc Children’s Choir
UP Singing Ambassadors
Las Piñas Bamboo Chorale
UST Choir
Ateneo Glee Club

Best Dance Group (Classical/Contemporary)
Phil. Ballet Theater
Ballet Manila
Ballet Philippines
UE Dance Group

Best Dance Group (Modern)
Go Girls

Best Emcee (Female)
Pia Guanio
Daphne Oseña
Angel Aquino
Bianca Araneta
Phoemela Baranda

Best Emcee (Male)
Boy Abunda
Drew Arellano
RJ Ledesma
Marc Nelson
TJ Manotoc

Best Stand-up Comedy Act (Male)

Anton Diva
Ate Glo
John Lapuz
Ate Gay

Best Stand-up Comedy Act (Female)
Candy Pangilinan
Ruby Ruby
Gladys Guevarra
Kai Brosas

Most Promising Entertainer (Male)

Nyoy Volante
Luke Mejares
Jed Madela
Christian Bautista
Erik Santos

Most Promising Entertainer (Female)
Kitchie Nadal
Rachelle Ann Go
Sheryn Regis

Best Instrumental Artist
Jong Cuenco
John Lesaca
Jay Cayuca
Tots Tolentino

Best New Artist (Male)
Raymond Manalo
Jerome Sala
Garry Cruz
Aaron Agassi
Gabby Valenciano

Best New Artist (Female)
Ava Jhonson
Jonalyn Viray
Frenchie Dy
Mishka Adams

Best Stage Director
Monique Wilson and Rito Asilo – “Cabaret”
Jay William, Herbert Sigmund Go – “Speaking In Tongue” “Yun Na Nga”
Loy Arcenas – “Romansa Ni Magno Rubio”
Jose Estrella – “Troyama”
CJ Andaluz – “Oyayi”
Joel Lamangan – “Penis Talk

Best Non-Musical Production
Yan Nga – Kung Yan Nga
Speaking In Tongue
Romansa ni Magno Rubio

Best Musical Production
Penis Talk
Once On This Island
For Baby

Best Stage Actress (Musical)
Lea Salonga – “For Baby”
Monique Wilson – “Cabaret”
Bituin Escalante – “Once On This Island”

Best Stage Actress (Non-Musical)
Irma Adlawan “Speaking In Tongue”
Divina Cavestany “Troyama”
Tess Jamias
Jenny Jamora

Best Stage Actor (Musical)
Bodjie Pascua – “Oyayi”
Jaime Wilson – “Cabaret”
Ricci Chan – “Penis Talk”
Robbie Guevarra – “Baby”

Best Stage Actor (Non-Musical)
Ricky Davao “Speaking In Tongue”
Mario O’hara “Yan Nga Kung Yan Nga”
Nanding Josef “Mass”

Best Classical Performer (Male)
Nolyn Cabahug
Ramon Acoymo
Jonathan Badon

Best Classical Performer (Female)
Alegria Ferrer
Rochelle Gerodias
Jai Sabas Aracama
Lisa Cabahug
Cynthia Culig Guico

Best Child Performer
Miguel Aguila
Doreen Cardinal
Sam Concepcion


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