This year’s Yahoo! OMG Awards have been given out last July 6 at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena. Among the awardees were Cebuanos Kim Chiu and Enrique Gil. Kim Chiu was backed well by fan club of the year KimXi (Kim Chiu-Xian Lim fan club) as she was feted as the Breakthrough Actress of the Year. Kim Chiu’s pairing with Xian Lim got the Love Team of the Year award. Enrique Gil,meanwhile, was voted Most Promising Actor.
In winning the Breakthrough Actress Award, Kim Chiu got 72% of the 212,994 votes cast. She was selected over Maja Salvador, Erich Gonzales, Rhian Ramos, and Lovi Poe. The Kim Chiu-Xian Lim love team beat the Sarah Geronimo and Gerald Anderson pairing (47%-33%). Gerald Anderson used to be Kim Chiu’s love team partner. Enrique Gil edged Paulo Avelino (33%-30%) for his award. Cebuano Slater Young placed 3rd in the poll for Best Male Newcomer behind winner Daniel Padilla and runner-up Richard Yap.
Here are the list of winners in the 2012 Yahoo! OMG Awards:
- Cebuanos Kim Chiu, Shaina Magdayao, and Matteo Guidicelli among Yes! Magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful Stars of 2012 (cebuislandlive.com)
- Who is Papa Chen? And how can I watch his drama? (bluetsukky.wordpress.com)
- WLS FM 97.1 Named Best FM on Yahoo OMG! (radioonlinenow.com)
- Tom Cruise’s three marriages: the rundown | OMG Now – Yahoo! omg! (nadernazemi.com)
- ‘Paano Na Kaya’ Starring Kim, Gerald to Screen in 8 U.S. Cities this February (prweb.com)
- Yahoo! OMG Awards 2012 Gallery