Thursday, June 6, 2013

Yahoo launches Third edition of OMG! Awards in the Philippines


“The best of Pinoy talent to be showcased in year’s biggest awards night”.


It was a wonderful Tuesday evening when Yahoo Phils. launched the third edition of the Yahoo! OMG! Press Conference,


The media voted Charise Pempengco as Darling of the Press  and had a chance to question her and  confirm some related issues she’s been going through especially with her mother who have not think that her daughter will become one of her hated traits  and gender per se. Charise said, that she will wait for the time where his parents will understand her as an individual who wants to be treated normal and at the same time happy in all her endeavors in life.


Ms. AVA too rendered a song with Abra and was so perfect having celebration and fun during the event.

Moreover, This year’s hottest celebrity awards, OMG! is unique as it is powered by fans. Yahoo! OMG! Awards honors the Philippines favorite celebs, emerging stars and dedicated fans in the field of music, film, radio and television who have been most searched on Yahoo Philippines and who have caught the attention of the Filipino audience over the past year. For the first time, the Yahoo! OMG! Awards is co-presented by McCafe .

The awards ceremony which will take place on July 19 includes 106 nominees in 22 categories. The event gives users a chance to vote for their favorite stars on Yahoo!s popular entertainment news sit ---OMG--- and see them up close and personal during a star-studded, glamorous evening.


“In the last two years. Yahoo! OMG! Awards has received a phenomenal response in the country, drawing the Philippine’s brightest stars, celebrities, and fans alike. The success of Yahoo! OMG! Awards once again underscores that when it comes to creating daily connections to news and entertainment content, Yahoo! is the online users destination of choice”. say’s Kate De Los Reyes, Country Manager and Country Editor of Yahoo! Philippines.

She added, Filipinos are passionate about all things showbiz and this is exactly what Yahoo! catersto with OMG!. We give our users the latest and greatest about the local entertainment scene. The Yahoo!  OMG!  Awards is our way of giving back to our users by offering them a platform to support and rally behind their favorite stars”.

Mike Constantino, Deputy Country Sales Director added, “ The phenominal advertiser interest around OMG!  is a strong testament of the way Yahoo! connect brands to their audiences. We are very excited to have marquee brands like McCafe, Magnum, Cream Silk and Colgate Optic White partner us for the event”.

A look through this year's nominees shows that tars rock but fans rule. Unlike any other awards event, fan support is recognized through the Fan Club of the Year. Classic favorites are included in the roster but there are a few surprising additions including Mae Show, Xaijian Jaranilla, Mutya Orquia’and Xyriel Manabat from ABS-CBN and Mona Louise Rey from GMA for the Yahoo! OMG! Child Star of the Year.

Two films featuring John Lloyd Cruz- “The Mistress” and “It Takes a Man and a Woman” – are vying for OMG! Movie of the Year along with Brillante Mendoza’s “Thy Womb” , Star Cinema’s “Sisterakas” and “One More Try”.

There are even offbeat choices for Love Team of the Year, actual Celebrity team-ups fighting for the crown with the fictional couple playe by Jodi Sta Maria and Richard Yap on ABS-CBN’s “Please Be Careful with my Heart”, Maya and Sir Chief. There are some electrifying showdowns to look forward to and this years Yahoo! OMG! Awards promises to be larger than ever.

De Los Reyes encouraged everyone to participate. “Make sure you support your favorite celebrities. You can vote everyday and even get your faily and friends to do the same.”.

Voting for nominees is open online and via text messaging OMG HELP to 2910 to all networks from now until July 12, 2013. The purple carpet awards night, set for July 19, will take place at Mall of Asia Arena. Tickets are available free at any SM Cinema outlet.

Users can follow the Awards on Twitter at @yahooph #omgawarsph and “LIke” its Facebook page on ; regular updates will be featured on Yahoo! OMG! site @

About Yahoo!

Yahoo is focused on making this world’s daily habits more inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users., we keep people connected to what matters most of them, across devices and around the world in turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale Calif., and has offices located throughout the America, Asia Pacific (APAC)  and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit  the pressroom ( or the company’s blog  (

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