Last June 16, 2011 at Opus in Resorts World Manila, Yahoo! Philippines officially announced the launch of the first OMG! Awards , the first of its kind purple carpet event (not red mind you but purple!) that will recognize the most searched celebrities in the country.
OMG! Awards will bank on the Yahoo! Search and the rich news content from Yahoo! celebrity and entertainment news site OMG! to recognize the top trending online celebrities and those who have propelled to stardom using the power of the Internet to reach out to their fans.
The awards night will take place on June 21 with 72 nominees in 18 categories and winners will be picked via the most popular and most voted celebrities through the OMG! site.
Awards will include OMG! Celebrity of the Year, OMG! Major Impact, OMG! Hottest Actor/Actress, OMG! Funniest Comedian/Comedienne, OMG! Breakthrough Artist Male/Female, OMG! Awesome Young Actor/Actress, OMG! Favorite TV Host Male/Female, OMG! Amazing Newcomer Male/Female, OMG! Coolest Singer Male/Female , OMG! Coolest Band categories and OMG! Designer of the Year. You can view the result of the poll at http://ph.omg.yahoo.com/omgawards.
This OMG! event will be hosted by JM Rodriguez and Andi Manzano and will feature local performers including Someday Dream, Johnhoy Danao and Up Dharma Down and appearances by popular Filipino celebrities. Joey Samson, Jun Escario and Kate Torralba will present a purple themed fashion show while Aloida Gosengfia will do a live blog from event scene.
Updates from the OMG! Awards even will be posted on Yahoo! Philippines Facebook page and the tweets from the purple carpet event can be followed via @yahooph. I will also give you peak at what’s happening with my tweets @earthlngorgeous and via Earthlingorgeous.com Facebook Page.
OMG! Awards nominees include Piolo Pascual, Diether Ocampo, Aljur Abrenica and Jericho Rosales for hottest actors. Hottest Actress nominees are Marian Rivera, Angel Locsin, Jennylyn Mercado and Anne Curtis. Breakthrough Artist for male include JM Guzman, Enchong Dee, Derek Ramsay and Coco Martin while female nominees include Solenn Heusaff, Christine Reyes, Bela Padilla and Andi Eigenmann.
Have you voted yet?
Stay gorgeous everyone!