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Yahoo! OMG Awards: Cebuana Kim Chiu is Breakthrough Actress of the Year!

9 Jul

Love Team of the Year (Kim Chiu and Xian Lim) courtesy of Tim Ramos

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.

Yahoo! OMG Most Promising Actor Enrique Gil (from NPPA Images)

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:

Male Singer of the Year: Christian Bautista
Female Singer of the Year: Sarah Geronimo
Breakthrough Actor of the Year: Xian Lim
Breakthrough Actress of the Year: Kim Chiu
Child Star of the Year: Xyriel Manabat
Male Radio DJ: Papa Jack
Female Radio DJ: Nicole Hyala
Best Radio Show: The Morning Rush
Best FM Radio Station: WLS FM 97.1
Band of the Year: Parokya ni Edgar
Comedian of the Year: Vice Ganda
Comedienne of the Year: Eugene Domingo
Male TV Host: Luis Manzano
Female TV Host: Bianca Gonzalez
Female Newcomer of the Year: Solenn Heussaff
Male Newcomer of the Year: Daniel Padilla
Most Promising Actor: Enrique Gil
Most Promising Actress: Kathryn Bernardo
Fan Club of the Year: KimXi (Kim Chiu-Xian Lim fan club)
Love Team of the Year: Kim Chiu and Xian Lim
It Couple of the Year: Angel Locsin and Phil Younghusband
Major Impact: Vilma Santos
Movie of the Year: Unofficially Yours
Actor of the Year: Coco Martin
Actress of the Year: Angel Locsin
Celebrity of the Year: Anne Curtis
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