Yahoo! Philippines successfully reached another exciting finale of one of its many anticipated events – the Yahoo! OMG! Awards. This event, which gives Filipino fans a voice to express their support for celebrities and entertainment figures, marks its 3rd year.
The triumph of this year’s 3rd Yahoo! OMG! Awards surpassed expectations as a total of 9,258,508 votes were cast in a total of 22 categories whose nominees were neck and neck during the voting period which took place from June 4 to July 12, 2013.
Last July 19, 2013, SM Mall of Asia Arena rolled out the purple carpet for a whopping 12,000 attendees composed of VIPs, celebrities, media figures, and of course, the fans.
The winners are as follows —
Ryzza Mae Dizon – Child Star of the Year
Vice Ganda – Comedian of the Year
Eugene Domingo – Comedienne of the Year
Papa Jack of Love Radio 90.7 – Male Radio DJ of the Year
Nicole Hyalawin – Female Radio DJ of the Year
Barangay LS 97.1 – FM Radio Station of the Year
Tambalan (90.7 Love Radio) – Radio Show of the Year
Vic Sotto – Male TV Host of the Year
Toni Gonzaga – Female TV Host of the Year
Elmo Magalona – Male Performer of the Year
Julie Anne San Jose – Female Performer of the Year
JuliElmo Pexers – Fan Club of the Year
Kim Chiu and Xian Lim – Best Love Team of the Year
It Takes a Man and a Woman – Best Movie of the Year
Ina, Kapatid, Anak – Teleserye of the Year
Eat Bulaga – Noontime Show of the Year
TV Patrol – News and Public Affairs of the Year
Enrique Gil – Breakthrough Actor of the Year
Kathryn Bernardo – Breakthrough Actress of the Year
Coco Martin – Actor of the Year
Angel Locsin – Actress of the Year
Marian Rivera – Celebrity of the Year
The purple carpet was graced by only the most stunning celebrities. Among the many who turned heads included Charice, Julie Anne San Jose, Elmo Magalona, Enrique Gil, Eugene Domingo, Vice Ganda, Coco Martin, and Marian Rivera.
Hosted by energetic tandem Edu Manzano and Billy Crawford, the night was filled with enthrallingand gripping numbers from Gary Valenciano, Kris Lawrence, Billy Crawford, Charice Pempengco, Julie Anne San Jose, Franco, Kjwan, Solenn Heusaff, Lovi Poe, Erik Santos, Rachelle Ann Go, Christian Bautista, Jon Santos, Elmo Magalona, Young JV, and Yeng`Constantino, making it the most iconic event of the entertainment industry this year. A rousing finale featuring the Yahoo! OMG Awards 2013 Media Magnet Charice and the Philippine All-Stars brought the house down.
The third annual Yahoo! OMG! Awards ceremony recognized winners from 22 categories, selected through popular search queries and polling methods online on Yahoo!’s leading entertainment property in the Philippines. OMG! official results were tallied via online and SMS voting.
Yahoo! OMG! Awards was co-presented by McCafe and sponsored by Jag, Colgate Optic White, Cream Silk and Pond’s.