Philippine showbiz’s Teen Queen and King Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla led all the winners at the first-ever PUSH Awards held last night (Nov 10) at Resorts World Manila, where the most influential stars online were recognized by ABS-CBN entertainment website PUSH.com.ph.
The “Pangako Sa ‘Yo” stars swept all the awards as a tandem across all the fan-voted Digital Media Awards categories, including the PushLike Most Liked Group/Tandem, PushTweet Favorite Group/Tandem, PushGram Most Loved Group/Tandem, PushPlay Best Group/Tandem, as well as the Push Elite Group/Tandem of the Year.
The two stars also garnered the highest number of votes in individual categories, including PushTweet Favorite Female Celebrity, PushGram Most Loved Female Celebrity, and Awesome Selfie Queen for Kathryn, and Push Elite Male Celebrity of the Year and PushPlay Best Male Celebrity for Daniel.
Their fans, called Kathniels, also bagged the Ultimate Fan Award for posting the highest number of tweets during the voting period of almost two months. The category, joined by different celebrity fan groups, amassed over 180 million tweets.
“The Voice Kids” Season 1 first runner-up Darren Espanto, meanwhile, won four awards, namely the PushLike Most Liked Newcomer, PushGram Most Loved Newcomer, PushGram Most Loved Newcomer, and Awesome Song Cover Performance.
Among the major winners were Yeng Constantino, who was named the PushTweet Favorite Music Artist, PushGram Most Loved Music Artist, and PushPlay Best Music Artist, and Maine Mendoza, who won the Awesome Lip Sync Performance, PushPlay Best Newcomer, and Push Elite Newcomer of the Year.
All the winners in the Digital Media Awards and Awesome Awards categories were determined by online votes, validated by third-party auditing group SGV & Co.
The Push Elite Awards, meanwhile, were selected from all the winners in the Digital Media Awards by a distinguished panel composed of ABS-CBN chief digital officer Donald Lim, showbiz columnist Dolly Anne Carvajal, vlogger Lloyd Cadena, blogger Richard Paglicawan, “Fashion Pulis” creator Michael Lim, professional marketer and professor Chito San Mateo, PLDT VP and head of Home Marketing Gary Dujali, and advertising executive Merlee Jayme.
PUSH Awards is the first-of-its-kind award-giving body in Philippine digital media that honors the best among the past year’s certified online hits and entertainment newsmakers based on their online reach and influence, popular votes, and excellence. It honors celebrities regardless of network affiliation.
KATHNIEL, NAGWAGI NG PINAKAMARAMING PARANGAL SA KAUNA-UNAHANG PUSH AWARDS
Nanguna ang Teen Queen at King na sina Kathryn Bernardo at Daniel Padilla sa kauna-unahang PUSH Awards kagabi (Nov 10) sa Resorts World Manila kung saan kinilala ng ABS-CBN entertainment website na PUSH.com.ph ang mga pinakasikat at pinakamaimpluwensyang stars online.
Matapos makatanggap ng pinakamataas na bilang ng online votes kontra sa mga kapwa nila nominees, nagwagi ang “Pangako Sa ‘Yo” stars sa lahat ng Group/Tandem categories sa Digital Media Awards na PushLike Most Liked Group/Tandem, PushTweet Favorite Group/Tandem, PushGram Most Loved Group/Tandem, at PushPlay Best Group/Tandem, pati na ang Push Elite Group/Tandem of the Year.
Nakuha rin ng KathNiel ang pinakamataas na bilang ng mga boto sa individual categories, kabilang na ang PushTweet Favorite Female Celebrity, PushGram Most Loved Female Celebrity, at Awesome Selfie Queen para kay Kathryn, at ang Push Elite Male Celebrity of the Year at PushPlay Best Male Celebrity para kay Daniel.
Hindi rin nagpahuli ang kanilang fans, ang Kathniels, na pinarangalan ng Ultimate Fan Award matapos makipagpasiklaban sa pagpo-post ng pinakamaraming bilang ng tweets sa Twitter sa buong voting period na tumagal ng halos dalawang buwan. Higit sa 180 milyong tweets mula sa iba’t ibang celebrity fan groups ang natanggap ng PUSH Awards sa nasabing kategorya.
Samantala, panalo naman ng apat na awards ang “The Voice Kids” Season 1 first runner-up na si Darren Espanto, na pinarangalan bilang PushLike Most Liked Newcomer, PushGram Most Loved Newcomer, PushGram Most Loved Newcomer, at Awesome Song Cover Performance.
Kasama rin sa major winners si Yeng Constantino, na pinangalanang PushTweet Favorite Music Artist, PushGram Most Loved Music Artist, at PushPlay Best Music Artist, at si Maine Mendoza, na natamo ang Awesome Lip Sync Performance, PushPlay Best Newcomer, at Push Elite Newcomer of the Year.
Ang winners sa lahat ng kategorya ng Digital Media Awards at Awesome Awards ay base sa online votes, na bineripika ng auditing group na SGV & Co.
Samantala, pinili naman ang Push Elite Awardees mula sa winners ng Digital Media Awards ng panel of judges na kinabibilangan nina ABS-CBN chief digital officer na si Donald Lim, showbiz columnist na si Dolly Anne Carvajal, vlogger na si Lloyd Cadena, blogger na si Richard Paglicawan, “Fashion Pulis” creator na si Michael Lim, professional marketer at professor na si Chito San Mateo, PLDT VP and head of Home Marketing na si Gary Dujali, at advertising executive na si Merlee Jayme.
Ang PUSH Awards ang kauna-unahang award-giving body sa bansa na kinikilala ang mga pinakamakinang na online stars, anumang network ang kanilang kinabibilangan, base sa kanilang lakas at impluwensiya online, mga boto mula sa publiko, at husay sa paggamit ng social media at pakikipag-connect sa kanilang fans.
Here is the complete list of winners at the first-ever PUSH Awards:
Push Elite Awards (Selected by judges from all Digital Media Awardees)
Push Elite Female Celebrity of the Year – Liza Soberano
Push Elite Male Celebrity of the Year – Daniel Padilla
Push Elite Group/Tandem of the Year – KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)
Push Elite Music Artist of the Year – Sarah Geronimo
Push Elite Newcomer of the Year – Maine Mendoza
Digital Media Awards (Fan-voted)
PushLike Most Liked Female Celebrity – Kim Chiu
PushLike Most Liked Male Celebrity – Daniel Padilla
PushLike Most Liked Group/Tandem – KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)
PushLike Most Liked Music Artist – Sarah Geronimo
PushLike Most Liked Newcomer – Darren Espanto
PushTweet Favorite Female Celebrity – Kathryn Bernardo
PushTweet Favorite Male Celebrity – Vice Ganda
PushTweet Favorite Group/Tandem – KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)
PushTweet Favorite Music Artist – Yeng Constantino
PushTweet Favorite Newcomer – Darren Espanto
PushGram Most Loved Female Celebrity – Kathryn Bernardo
PushGram Most Loved Male Celebrity – Enrique Gil
PushGram Most Loved Group/Tandem – KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)
PushGram Most Loved Music Artist – Yeng Constantino
PushGram Most Loved Newcomer – Darren Espanto
PushPlay Best Female Celebrity – Liza Soberano
PushPlay Best Male Celebrity – Daniel Padilla
PushPlay Best Group/Tandem – KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla)
PushPlay Best Music Artist – Yeng Constantino
PushPlay Best Newcomer – Maine Mendoza
Awesome Awards (Fan-voted)
Awesome Baby – Baby Mela
Awesome Family – Melason
Awesome Selfie Queen – Kathryn Bernardo
Awesome Selfie King – Enrique Gil
Awesome OOTD King – James Reid
Awesome OOTD Queen – Nadine Lustre
Awesome Lip Sync Perfomance – Maine Mendoza (Yaya Dub)
Awesome Lol Performance – Vice Ganda
Awesome Song Cover Performance – Darren Espanto
Awesome Dance Cover Performance – Maja Salvador & Enrique Gil
Ultimate Fan Award – Kathniels