PhilPOP music festival honors OPM and expresses hope for industry’s future

Saturday, July 14, marked a celebration of Original Pilipino Music (OPM), as well as an earnest hope of better things to come for the industry, as the first Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPOP) finals took place. Karl Villuga emerged as the first PhilPOP champion for his composition entitled ‘Bawat Hakbang.’