Manila, June 4, 2014 – Yahoo Philippines announced earlier at the Amber Lounge in The Fort the Yahoo Celebrity Awards 2014 and unveiled the nominees for this year. Yahoo Celebrity Awards which was formerly OMG! Awards recognizes Philippines’ celebrities from the fields of movies, television, music and radio, who are voted into the top ranks by their fans from across the world. This is the 4th consecutive year of Yahoo Celebrity Awards. This is “Powered by You” (referring to Fans) who will have the exclusive power to vote their favorite stars in.
140 nominees across 28 categories are included in this year's launch. The event gives users a chance to vote for their most loved stars on Yahoo Celebrity and see them up-close and personal during a star-studded, glamorous evening. Fans can also request for performances by their favorite stars at the gala awards ceremony that will take place on the 18th of July.
This year’s Celebrity Awards includes 10 exciting new additions to the existing classic categories: Celebrity Couple, Celebrity Family, Male and Female Hothletes, Band of the Year, Male and Female ‘Kontrabida’, Emerging Band, Song of the Year and Social Media Star.
What makes the Yahoo Celebrity Awards even more special this year is the new ‘Yahoo-On-the-Road’ bus, which will be touring schools showcasing nominees of the Band of the Year and Emerging Band categories. The bus is fully geared for fans to engage with the bands, cast their votes and request performances.
Yahoo encourages all fans to vote for their favorite celebrities at http://yahoo.com.ph/celebrityawards - Voting opens now until July 12, 2014. Users can follow the awards on Twitter at @yahooph #YahooAwards and “Like” the Yahoo Philippines Facebook page. Find more on Yahoo Celebrity.
Yahoo Celebrity Awards rolls out the purple carpet for you on July 18 at Mall of Asia Arena. Grab your free tickets at SM Tickets.