Yahoo OMG Awards 2012: Where the Stars Collide

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.


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Yahoo OMG Awards 2012: Where the Stars Collide


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Shamcey Supsup


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Liz Uy


The event was hosted by Raymond Gutierrez and “It” Girls (aka the “Call Me Maybe” stars), Isabelle Daza and Solenn Heussaff.


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Isabelle Daza, Raymond Gutierrez, and Solenn Heussaff


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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


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Coco Martin receiving the Actor of the Year Award from Richard and Lucy Gomez


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Xian Lim and Kim Chiu bagged a number of awards separately, and as a love team.


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Fans of Xian Lim


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Vice Ganda receiving the Comedian of the Year Award


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Xyriel Manabat receiving the Child Star of the Year Award


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Slick Rick, Sam YG and Tony Toni of Boys’ Night Out


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Dennis Trillo and Jasmine Curtis-Smith


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Divine Lee and Victor Basa


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Richard Gomez and John Estrada


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Ruffa Gutierrez


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Sam Pinto


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.


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Solenn Heussaff


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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.


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Giana with Sam YG


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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.




Yahoo OMG Awards 2012: Where the Stars Collide