On Friday, July 18 at SM Mall of Asia Arena, at the recently concluded Yahoo Celebrity Awards 2014, Kapamilya stars headed by Kim Chiu earned the most number of votes by having a total of 18 awards from the 28 categories in this year’s fan-powered recognizing body online.
Actress Kim Chiu was proclaimed both the Celebrity and Actress of the Year, beating all her co-nominees in the said categories with votes that proved her strong following as a Kapamilya star and as a box-office record-holder statuses.
The following are the winners in the respective categories with the number of votes earned:
|Category||Winner||No. of Votes|
|Celebrity of the Year||Kim Chiu||744,773|
|Celebrity Couple||Bea Binene and Jake Vargas||272,406|
|Celebrity Family of the Year||Padilla Family||238,905|
|Social Media Star||Vice Ganda||214,286|
|Actor of the Year||Coco Martin||490,179|
|Actress of the Year||Kim Chiu||725,162|
|Male Emerging Star||JC De Vera||163,230|
|Female Emerging Star||Julia Barreto||204,708|
|Male Kontrabida||Jake Cuenca for ‘Ikaw Lamang’||137,068|
|Female Kontrabida||Jennylyn Mercado for ‘Rhodora x’||399,369|
|Love Team of the Year||Vice Ganda and Karylle||395,567|
|Child Star of the Year||Andrea Brillantes||263,053|
|Male TV Host||Vhong Navarro||163,051|
|Female TV Host||Kris Aquino||258,076|
|Fan Club of the Year||KimXi||578,015|
|Teleserye of the Year||ABS-CBN’s ‘Ikaw Lamang’||704,038|
|News Program of the Year||ABS-CBN’s ‘TV Patrol’||173,925|
|Movie of the Year||Star Cinema’s ‘Bride for Rent’||630,061|
|Male Hothlete||Jeric and Jeron Teng||98,918|
|Female Hothlete||Gretchen Ho||116,021|
|Male Performer of the Year||Bamboo||343,009|
|Female Performer of the Year||Sarah Geronimo||536,921|
|Band of the Year||Parkya ni Edgar||143,105|
|Emerging Band of the Year||Yolanda Moon||67,183|
|Song of the Year||‘Bakit Ngayon’ by Julie Anne San Jose||280,784|
|FM Station of the Year||Love Radio 90.7||196,407|
|Male DJ of the Year||Papa Jack of Love Radio 90.7||183,822|
|Female DJ of the Year||DJ Chacha of MOR 101.9||314,809|
Highlights of the Show.
Maja Salvador, the female villain in the popular intense drama series ‘The Legal Wife’, who also had her concert titled ‘The Legal Performer’–did a song-and-dance number during the awards night.
Only in this awards that young rising stars from the three giant networks get to perform in an electrifying dance number as Sam Concepcion (ABS-CBN 2), Jasmine Curtis-Smith (TV5), and Mark Herras (GMA-7) showcased their moves as they gyrated onstage.
The father-and-son, Mr. Pure Energy himself–Gary Valenciano and Gabriel didn’t just exhibit their awesome singing and dancing skills, but they get to play the musical instruments, too.
Sarah Geronimo and Bamboo, this year’s Female and Male Performers of the Year also did a duet.
Wolfgang and the Band of the Year–Parokya ni Edgar also performed that evening.
Sidelights of the Show.
Four of Kapamilya stars stole the limelight for a few minutes upon entering the Arena.
Coco Martin, the star former ‘Juan Dela Cruz’ drew screams and cheers as he walked inside the venue. While Vice Ganda who was dressed in a long white t-shirt with a pony’s head head printed on it with an accentuation of a exaggerated and blown-up loom band grabbed the audience’s attention.
However, it was the love team of Kim Chiu and Xian Lim that rocked the crowd especially the fans seated at the upper box section.
The said award-giving body is powered by fan votes. This year it broke all its records with an overwhelming 17.5 million votes. It is also supported by Philippines’ biggest brands–McDonald’s, KakaoTalk, PLDT Home Bro Ultera, JAG Jeans, Emperador Jeans, Jack & Jill Piattos, and Pond’s.
Kapamilya star Robi Domingo hosted the show along with Kapuso’s Maxine Magalona.