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Noah Alejandro and Deanna Boreal’s “Sumo” bagged the top prize of the PhilPop2020 Songwriting Festival. © Provided by LionhearTVConveying the intricacies of romantic relationships amidst language and cultural differences, “Sumo” bested 14 entries from Metro Manila, North Luzon, South Luzon, Visayans, and Mindanao clusters on the Philip Finals Night held online last Sunday, December 20, 2020.
Alejandro and Boreal, the composer behind “Sumo,” served as interpreters for their own track under the moniker, Leon. Aiken’s “Destiny” and Sherwin Lugosi’s “Pathway” emerged as first and second place, winning P500,000 and P250,000, respectively.
The former entry was interpreted by Kevin Radio and Jr. Crown, while the latter was sung by Ferdinand Aragon, who composed the Philip 2018 runner-up song, “Di KO Man.” With #MusicBreakingBorders as its newest tagline, Philip 2020 is committed to championing the diversity and global appeal of Filipino music across the country.
All entries were chosen for their outstanding contribution to the contemporary Piney pop canon and its potential in bringing the unique value of Filipino culture and experience to the international music arena. Philip Songwriting Festival 2020 kicked off its celebration with a week-long series of online events featuring the 15 finalists.
This year’s Philip is co-presented by SMART, GERALDO, MANILA, WARNER MUSIC PHILIPPINES, CULTISTS, and CONNECT PRODUCTIONS.