1st Yahoo! OMG! Awards Philippines – 2011 Winners

The purple carpet has been rolled and Showbiznest was there to personally witness the announcement of winners for the first ever Yahoo! OMG! Awards held Tuesday night, June 21 at the Republiq Bar in Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.

The OMG! Awards is the first of its kind purple carpet event that will recognize the most-searched celebrities on its newest and leading entertainment property in the Philippines. The selection of nominees was based on how they often trend in Yahoo! Philippines Search Engine. The winners, on the other hand, were the highest vote-getters from the online poll conducted by Yahoo! OMG! Philippines from June 14 to 18, 2011.

Although the event started 2-hours late, numerous OMG (overly magnificent guests) attended the event to perform, present and accept the awards.

The awards may created another network war between fans, it is good to see some Kapamilya, Kapuso and Kapatid stars shared tables and chat as if they all belong to the same clan.

The event was hosted by JM Rodriguez and Andi Manzano with performances from rising band BBS featuring Kean Cipriano who sang “Wala Na Tayo”, Someday Dream, Johnhoy Danao and Up Dharma Down.

Award presenters included Dra. Vicki Belo, Jim Paredes, Lauren Young, IC Mendoza, Angelu De Leon, Carmi Martin, Quark Henares, Gaby dela Merced, Marc Nelson, Rovilson Fernandez, Jojo Alejar, Divine Lee, Raymond Gutierrez, Fabio Ide and Rico Blanco.

Noted fashion designers Joey Samson, Jun Escario, Rajo Laurel and Kate Torralba, on the other hand, presented a purple themed fashion show.

Other celebrities spotted during the event were Mikael Daez, Ervic Vijandre, Victor Basa, Solenn Heusaff, Bela Padilla, Aljur Abrenica, Hayden Kho, Sam Concepcion, Enzo Pineda, Champ Lui-Pio, Sandra Seifert, Danielle Castaño, Bea Binene, Jake Vargas, and Louise delos Reyes.

Here is the complete list of winners in the 1st Yahoo! Philippines OMG! Awards (2011):

Hottest Actor:
Piolo Pascual

Hottest Actress:
Jennylyn Mercado

Breakthrough Male Artist:
Coco Martin

Breakthrough Female Artist:
Cristine Reyes

Awesome Young Actor:
Albie Casiño

Awesome Young Actress:
Kathryn Bernardo

Funniest Comedian:
Vice Ganda

Funniest Comedienne:
Eugene Domingo

Amazing Male Newcomer:
Alden Richards

Amazing Female Newcomer:
Ritz Azul

Favorite Male TV Host:
Luis Manzano

Favorite Female TV Host:
Toni Gonzaga

Coolest Male Singer:
Christian Bautista

Coolest Female Singer:

Coolest Band:
Parokya Ni Edgar

Fashion Designer of the Year:
Joey Samson

OMG! Major Impact:
Shamcey Supsup

Special Awards:

CLEAR Man Award – Piolo Pascual
CLEAR Woman Award – Sam Pinto
Most Animated Celebrity of the Night – Barbie Forteza
Most Watched Celebrity of the Night – Marc Nelson
Pond’s Natural Beauty – Shamcey Supsup
Sunsilk Award – Alodia Gosiengfiao
Wi-Tribe Award – Somedaydream
Sweetest Couple of the Night – Victor Basa and Divine Lee