At the first-ever Billboard Philippines Women In Music, Ogie Alcasid presented the first-ever Powerhouse awardee: his wife and long-time collaborator, the revered and incomparable Regine Velasquez-Alcasid.

In a speech full of love and admiration, Alcasid commended her incredible talent and artistry that’s to achieve numerous accolades throughout the years and how through it all, she’s remained loving and kind – what he thinks is her best trait.

“Of all the many people that have admired you and followed your career, I’m still your number one fan,” he says. “We call you Asia’s Songbird. You are a multi-awarded performer. You have 1.3 million listeners online and 1.62 million streaming followers. And now, you’re also Billboard Philippines’ first-ever Powerhouse awardee.”