Most of the entries came from Greater Manila Area (GMA) like Quezon City, Makati and Manila. I am so happy that this year more songwriters/composers are getting out of their "shells" and trying their luck to join this prestigious song-writing competition which was spearheaded by music "Maestro" himself, Mr.Ryan Cayabyab.
24 Year-old Communication Arts student from De La Salle Dasmarinas
Has written songs like "Isang Sulyap Mo"
Her entry, "Sometimes That Happen" which turned out as her "nursed" baby.
It was her first time to make it this far in a song-writing competition.
He is a songwriter, arranger, jingle-writer, and music producer.
His talents spreads out from music as he coaches hip-hop crews around the world
and radio and tv host also.
Universal Records also supports this years PhilPop 2013.
From L-R: Ito Rapadas, Ms. Kathleen Dy-Go and Gian Carlo Vizcarra.
Maestro Ryan Cayabyab
He spearheaded PhilPop 2012 till today as it embarks on its 2nd year of discovering new
talents in Songwriting.
With no further ado, here's the official PhilPop Top 12 2013 Finalists.
- Paul Armesin- Segundo
- Marlon Barnuevo- Araw, Ulap, Langit
- Jungee Marcelo- Pansamantagal
- Johnoy Danao- Kung 'Di Man
- Raffy Calicdan- Space
- Gani Brown- Askal
- Myrus Apacible- Sana Pinatay Mo Nalang Ako
- Adrienne Sarmiento-Buenaventura -Sometimes That Happens
- Marlon Aunor - Do, Do, Do
- Thyro Alfaro and Lacsama- Dati
- Lara Maige- Sayo Nalang Ako
- Joey Ayala- Papel
Phil Pop 2013- Adjudicators, supporters and finalists.
The Board Directors of this year's PhilPop 2013 are Ricky Vargas, Ogie Alcasid, Noel Cabangon, Doy Vea, Al Panlilio, Patrick Gregorio, Randy Estrellado and Butch Jimenez.
The Top 12 Finalists will vie for the P1 Million Grand Prize. PhilPop 2013 is supported by Maynilad, Smart, Meralco, PLDT, Resorts World Manila, TV5, Metro pacific Investments Corporation, NLEX, Sun Cellular, First Pacific Leadership Academy, KBP, and Philex.