Daniel Padilla, Sarah G. nominated in World Music Awards 2013

Manila, Philippines - ABS-CBN's artists Daniel Padilla and Sarah Geronimo are nominated on this year's World Music Awards (WMAs) for different categories. WMA honors the best-selling recording artists from every continent.

Daniel Padilla has been nominated for World's Best Act Award
Daniel Padilla has been nominated for World's Best Live Act Award

Daniel Padilla, known by the Filipinos for his OPM hit song “Nasa Iyo Na Ang Lahat" has been nominated for the World’s Best Male Artist award with fellow singers Jed Madela, the first Filipino to win the WCOPA world grand champion title and Christian Bautista, Asia's Pop Idol. The three Filipinos will compete against worldwide popular artists like Justin Bieber, Psy and David Guetta.

Sarah Geronimo is nominated for the World’s Best Female Artist Award and up against Asia's Songbird, Regine Velasquez and other nominees including Selena Gomez, Carrie Underwood, Carly Rae Jepsen and Avril Lavigne.

Padilla and Geronimo were also nominated as World’s Best Live Act and World’s Best Entertainer of the Year along with Madela and Velasquez.

The official website of WMA states that awards are presented on sales merit and voted by the public on the Internet.

"There is no jury involved and the Awards truly reflect the most popular artists as they are determined by the actual fans that vote and buy the records."

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) provides the organization with the names of the best-selling artists from all major territories.

It says that the world's best-selling recording-artists in each category are determined by a thorough enquiry conducted by the organization, which includes sales figures and record certifications in 2013.

The nine awards for WMA includes World's Best Male Artist, Best Female, Best Group, Best Electronic Dance Music Artist, Best Entertainer of the Year, Best Live Act, Best Song, Best Album and Best Video.

To vote for your favorite artist, visit their site and choose the category of the desired section. Note that one (1) vote is allowed per category.

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