Piolo, Diether, Echo lead Yahoo PH's OMG! Awards nominees

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 17 2011 02:38 PM | Updated as of Jun 18 2011 06:56 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Yahoo! Philippines announced the launch of the first OMG! Awards, which will recognize the most-searched celebrities.

The Awards combine Yahoo! Search and news content from Yahoo!’s celebrity and entertainment news site, OMG!, to determine the top trending web celebs, those who have propelled to stardom in cyberspace and used the power of the Internet to reach their fans.

Kapamilya stars led by Piolo Pascual dominate the list of nominees.

Below is the list of [email protected] OMG categories and nominees (Note: Those with * are Kapamilya (ABS-CBN) stars.)

Hottest Actor:
* Piolo Pascual
* Diether Ocampo
Aljur Abrenica
* Jericho Rosales

Hottest Actress:
Marian Rivera
*Angel Locsin
Jennylyn Mercado
*Anne Curtis

Funniest Comedian:
*Vice Ganda
Vic Sotto
*Vhong Navarro
Michael V

Funniest Comedienne:
*Pokwang
Eugene Domingo
*Ai Ai delas Alas
Tuesday Vargas

Breakthrough Artist – Male:
*JM De Guzman
*Enchong Dee
*Derek Ramsay
*Coco Martin

Breakthrough Artist – Female:
Solenn Heussaff
*Cristine Reyes
Bela Padilla
*Andi Eigenmann

Awesome Young Actor:
*Sam Concepcion
*Albie Casino
*Enrique Gil
*Robi Domingo

Awesome Young Actress:
*Kathryn Bernardo
*Julia Montes
Barbie Forteza
Bea Binene

Favorite TV Host – Male:
Willie Revillame
*Luis Manzano
*Vice Ganda
Vic Sotto
Mo Twister

Favorite TV Host – Female:
Alodia Gosiengfiao
Shalani Soledad
Pia Guanio
*Toni Gonzaga

Amazing Newcomer – Male:
Mikael Daez
Alden Richards
*Diego Loyzaga
*Renz Fernandez

Amazing Newcomer – Female:
Louise delos Reyes
Ritz Azul
Coleen Garcia
Jasmine Curtis

Coolest Singer – Male:
*Jovit Baldivino
Kean Cipriano
*Christian Bautista
*Rico Blanco

Coolest Singer – Female:
Regine Velasquez
*Sarah Geronimo
Charice
*Karylle

Coolest Band:
General Luna
Parokya ni Edgar
Callalily
Up Dharma Down

Designer of the Year:
Jun Escario
Rosanna Ocampo
Kate Torralba
Joey Samson
Rajo Laurel

The awards ceremony will take place on June 21 (Tuesday).

The winners will be selected through popular search queries and polling methods.

The categories for the most-searched award include OMG! Celebrity of the Year and OMG! Major Impact, while the winners for Hottest Actor/Actress, Funniest Comedian/Comedienne, Breakthrough Artist Male/Female, Awesome Young Actor/Actress, Favorite TV Host Male/Female, Amazing Newcomer Male/Female, Coolest Singer Male/Female, Coolest Band categories and Designer of the Year will be selected through popular polls.

The poll site is located at http://ph.omg.yahoo.com/omgawards/