Pineda, also known as Apl De Ap, arrived in the Philippines early Tuesday morning, a day before the music awards.
Pineda will also be a presenter for the awards, aside from being given special recognition for his contribution to the music industry in the Philippines and all over the world.
His compositions have pertained to his nationality and promoted the Philippines, and his music has paid tribute to his motherland.
The MYX Music Awards honors local artists and performers who won the hearts and votes of Filipino audience.
Some of the performers are rock band Sandwich, the Kitty Girls, Grand Star Dreamer Yeng Constantino and many more.
Big stars in the field of music will stand as presentors for the event, including controversial couple singer Regine Velasquez and singer-composer Ogie Alcasid.
They will be also joined by singers Jay Contreras of the band Kamikazee, Chito Miranda of Parokya ni Edgar, ex-Pinoy Big Brother housemates Ruben Gonzaga and Gaby dela Merced, MYX North America VJs Chris Cayzer and Amber Davis, and popular host Edu Manzano.
The 3rd MYX Music Awards is under the direction of Rowell Santiago and musical director Homer Flores. Witness the event and catch the biggest artists and hits in Pinoy music this Wednesday, March 26, 8 p.m. at the Meralco Theater. Also watch the MYX Music Awards 2008 television special on March 30 at 8 p.m.
Also catch MYX 24/7 on Sky Cable Channel 23 for the latest updates on the MYX Music Awards. As always...MYX. Your Choice. Your Music.