ABS-CBN wins big at 2011 Guillermo Mendoza Awards


Posted at May 11 2011 05:56 PM | Updated as of May 12 2011 03:33 PM

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)