MANILA, Philippines – ABS-CBN dominated the 42nd Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation Awards after the Kapamilya network bagged 18 out of 27 prizes during the awards night held at the RCBC Plaza in Makati City on Tuesday night.
Comedy Concert Queen Ai-Ai delas Alas was named Box Office Queen for Star Cinema’s “Ang Tanging Ina Mo: Last Na ‘To,” while actress Angelica Panganiban was named Comedy Actress of the Year for “Here Comes The Bride.”
“Showtime” resident Vice Ganda was conferred the Bert Marcelo Memorial Award.
Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo and Asia’s Romantic Balladeer Christian Bautista bagged the Female Recording Artist of the Year and Male Recording Artist of the Year, respectively.
International singing sensation Charice, who just turned 19 on Tuesday, was named Female Concert Performer of the Year, while Pilipinas Got Talent Season 1 grand champion Jovit Baldivino received the Promising Singer/Performer Award.
John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo grabbed the Film Actor and Film Actress of the Year awards. Gerald Anderson and Kim Chiu, meantime, won the Most Popular Love Team of Movies and TV prize.
Drama-action Prince Coco Martin, "Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo's" star Andi Eigenmann and "Multi-media Star" Toni Gonzaga were also recognized.
Below is the complete list of winners:
Box-Office Kings: Vic Sotto & Bong Revilla (Si Agimat at si Enteng Kabisote)
Box-Office Queen: Ai-Ai delas Alas (Ang Tanging Ina Mo: Last Na 'To)
Film Actor of the Year: John Lloyd Cruz
Film Actress of the Year: Bea Alonzo
Prince of Philippine Movies: Coco Martin
Princess of Philippine Movies: Toni Gonzaga
Most Promising Male Star of the Year: Matteo Guidicelli
Most Promising Female Star of the Year: Andi Eigenmann
Male Concert Performer of the Year: Ogie Alcasid
Female Concert Performer of the Year: Charice
Male Recording Artist of the Year: Christian Bautista
Female Recording Artist of the Year: Sarah Geronimo
Promising Singer/Performer: Jovit Baldivino
Most Popular Recording/Performing Group: Parokya ni Edgar
Most Promising Recording/Performing Group: XLR8
Most Popular Novelty Singers: Chris Tsuper & Nicole Hyala
Most Popular Love Team of Movies & TV: Gerald Anderson & Kim Chiu
Most Promising Love Team: Elmo Magalona & Julie Ann San Jose
Most Popular Male/Female Child Performer: Jillian Ward
Most Popular Film Producer: Star Cinema
Most Popular Film Director: Tony Y. Reyes (Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote) & Wenn Deramas (Ang Tanging Ina Mo: Last Na “To)
Most Popular Screenwriter: Chris Martinez (Here Comes The Bride)
Most Popular TV Programs: Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo (Drama); Talentadong Pinoy (Talent Search); and 24 Oras (News Program)
Most Popular TV Directors: Erick Salud & Trina Dayrit (Kung Tayo’y Magkakalayo) and Rich Ilustre (Talentadong Pinoy)
Bert Marcelo Memorial Award: Vice Ganda
Comedy Actor of the Year: John Lapus (Here Comes The Bride)
Comedy Actress of the Year: Angelica Panganiban (Here Comes The Bride)