Almost 30 artists of different music genres gathered to send love and solidarity to the victims of the on-going conflict in Marawi City in Mindanao.
Through One Music Live: Awit Para Sa Marawi held on Sunday (August 6), a set of solo artists and bands shared their respective talents in front of a number of crowd inside the Studio 10 of ABS-CBN while broadcasted all over the world via OneMusicPH, all for one cause.
The three-hour digital music festival presented by VIVO was opened by Genesis artists RJ dela Fuente, Acel van Ommen, Katrina Velarde, and Abby Asistio with their rendition of Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is The Love?" Groups such as Iskala and Android 18 followed with their smooth-sailing numbers, as well as The Voice Kids alumni Lyca Gairanod, Joshua Oliveros, and Elha Nympha, and The Voice of the Philippines Season 2 grand winner Jason Dy.
The concert, hosted by MOR DJs Bobzilla and Kisses, was even graced by Susan Afan of the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc., who gave updates on theon-going relief operations in Marawi, and Captain James Salazar of the Philippine Army, who gave some updates on the soldiers sent to the affected area.
Flow of music continued with sets from Over October, Volts Vallejo, Sam Mangubat, JRoa & Quest, Agsunta, Ylona Garcia, Alexa Ilacad, Kaye Cal, Brisom, Kiana Valenciano, Sam Concepcion who despite technical difficulties managed to keep the energy up, Young JV, Ang Bandang Shirley, and Maris Racal.
A special music video was also shown featuring the collaboration of different artists in the song "Restart.Back2Love," composed by Jonathan Manalo and Anton Juarez. The music video will be released soon.
Sets from Jensen and the Flips, Jake Zyrus, Xian Lim, and BoybandPH closed the show. It's also worth mentioning that right after their performances, the artists and many of the fans at the venue took time to write their respective messages for Marawi on the freedom wall. With over 300 heartfelt messages written on the wall, VIVO promises to increase the amount they'll be donating knowing all full that the movement is for a great cause. One love, ONE MUSIC indeed!
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