PhilPop 2020 Reveals Visayas, Mindanao Cluster Finalists
PhilPop has revealed the Top 6 finalists from the Visayas and Mindanao clusters at this year's edition of the prestigious songwriting festival.
PhilPop 2020 began accepting entries last April with thousands of aspirants coming in from from all over the country in five different clusters: Northern Luzon, Southern Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, and National Capital Region.
The VisMin finalists were named today, August 24 via a special virtual announcement on Facebook Live. The Top 3 songs from the Visayas cluster are "Hinungdan" by Michael Catarina, "Ayaw Na Lang" by Jerika Teodorico, and "Suyo" by Reanne Borela and Noah Alejandre while the Mindanao cluster's Top 3 entries are "Akong Bililhon" by John Cadelina, “Pahuway” by Sherwin Fugoso, and “Kasadya” by Christian “XT” Valeen Chiu.
Davao-based singer-songwriter Chud Festejo went home with the one million peso grand prize in 2018 for his composition "Nanay Tatay".