When in Manila, the second annual Yahoo OMG Awards took place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena last July 6, 2012 where 13,000 avid fans turned up to be part of the star-studded show and support their favorite idols and celebrities. It was truly a grand celebration for the entertainment industry as Kapamilya, Kapuso, and Kapatid stars all gathered together for one evening.
Yahoo OMG Awards 2012: Where the Stars Collide
The event was hosted by Raymond Gutierrez and “It” Girls (aka the “Call Me Maybe” stars), Isabelle Daza and Solenn Heussaff.
Isabelle Daza, Raymond Gutierrez, and Solenn Heussaff
Jasmine Curtis-Smith receiving the Celebrity of the Year Award for her sister.
There were a total of 26 categories with 129 nominees, summing up to 4,102,720 votes from the fans which were cast from June 4 to 28, 2012. Anne Curtis took home the most prestigious title of Celebrity of the Year. Other winners were:
Coco Martin – Actor of the Year
Angel Locsin – Actress of the Year
Xian Lim – Breakthrough Actor
Kim Chiu – Breakthrough Actress
Enrique Gil – Most Promising Actor
Kathryn Bernardo – Most Promising Actress
Daniel Padilla – Best Male Newcomer
Solenn Heussaff – Best Female Newcomer
Vice Ganda – Comedian of the Year
Eugene Domingo – Comedienne of the Year
Sarah Geronimo – Female Singer
Christian Bautista – Male Singer
Bianca Gonzalez – Female TV Host
Luis Manzano – Male TV Host
Xyriel Manabat – Child Star of the Year
Kim Chiu and Xian Lim – Love Team of the Year
Angel Locsin and Phil Younghusband – It Couple
Unofficially Yours – Movie of the Year
KimXi – Fan Club
WLS FM 97.1 – Best FM Radio Station
The Morning Rush – Best Radio Show
Nicole Hyala – Female Radio DJ
Papa Jack – Male Radio DJ
Vilma Santos – Major Impact
Parokya ni Edgar – Band of the Year
Coco Martin receiving the Actor of the Year Award from Richard and Lucy Gomez
Xian Lim and Kim Chiu bagged a number of awards separately, and as a love team.
Fans of Xian Lim
Vice Ganda receiving the Comedian of the Year Award
Xyriel Manabat receiving the Child Star of the Year Award
Slick Rick, Sam YG and Tony Toni of Boys’ Night Out
Dennis Trillo and Jasmine Curtis-Smith
Divine Lee and Victor Basa
Richard Gomez and John Estrada
In between the awarding were dance, fashion and music performances by DJ Mars Miranda, Bailes de Luces, Urbandub (one of my favorite bands of all time!), Franco, Solenn Heussaff, Julie Anne San Jose and Sam Concepcion, Addlib Dancers, Philippine Ninja Assassins, and for a finale—an incredible father-and-son dance number by Gabriel and Gary Valenciano.
Gary and Gabriel Valenciano
Under the supervision of the noted stage director, Rico Gutierrez, the ceremony was without a doubt one of the most sensational festivities that illuminated the entertainment industry’s brightest and hottest stars today—as well as their stellar fans.
Giana with Sam YG
With Vice Ganda and Victor Basa
When in Manila, catch your favorite local celebrities starring in the three biggest networks taking over television—and see why they indeed brighten up the screens and hearts of many.
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