In a night filled with music and celebration, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid was honored with the prestigious Powerhouse Award at Billboard Philippines’ inaugural Women in Music event. The award, presented by her husband, long-time collaborator and Ogie Alcasid, recognized Velasquez-Alcasid’s unparalleled talent and influence in the Philippine music scene.

The event, held at the Samsung Hall in SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City, showcased Velasquez-Alcasid’s incredible vocal prowess with a live performance, including a captivating rendition of Paramore’s “The Only Exception.” This performance was a continuation of her acclaimed ‘Regine Rocks’ concert series, where she reimagines her own hits and covers other tracks in a rockstar fashion.

Expressing her gratitude upon receiving the award, Velasquez-Alcasid thanked Alcasid and her devoted fans for their unwavering support —

Velasquez-Alcasid’s influence extends far beyond her exceptional vocal abilities; she has become a cultural icon and a trailblazer for aspiring artists in the Philippines. Throughout her illustrious career, she has not only dominated the charts but has also inspired countless individuals with her passion, dedication, and resilience.

As the first-ever recipient of the Powerhouse Award, her impact on Philippine music is undeniable, solidifying her status as a true powerhouse in the industry. With each passing day, Velasquez-Alcasid continues to raise the bar, leaving a significant impression on the hearts of music lovers across the globe.