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4th VP Choice Awards: Entertainment Category full list of winners

4th VP Choice Awards: Entertainment Category full list of winners

The moment of thrill, fun, and excitement has come full circle to the pipol as the 4th VP Choice Awards (VPCA) concludes!

VP Choice Awards is the most engaged local award-giving body produced by Village Pipol and Red Entertainment Inc. With the help of the pipol and the choices they make, it acknowledges the finest individuals, brands, and entities from different industries.

Alike, under the entertainment category, VPCA recognizes artists and their works that indisputably earned the pulse of the public. With them, the local entertainment landscape remains thriving and promising. The nominees are examined based on these criteria:

  • 50% Online Voting

-30% VP Choice Awards’ Facebook shares

-20% Village Pipol’s Facebook shares

  • 30% Editorial Team
  • 20% Experts Panel

Furthermore, the board of experts comprised showbiz-lifestyle YouTuber Albert Bryan Abelido, orthodontics expert Dr. John Alex Glenn Crespo, and seasoned blogger Justine Montas. Likewise, actress-entrepreneur Kyra Custodio, celebrity hairstylist Mark Rosales, market researcher Martin Penaflor, and gadget coach Peter Jan Icago joined the panel.

The combined decision of the public and deliberation of the judges led to determining this year’s conquerors. Get to know them!

4th VP Choice Awards: Entertainment Category full list of winners


Anime Series of the Year

The award pertains to the anime series with an excellent art style and story that grabbed the viewers’ attention. For fans, this show also offered the most satisfactory qualities.

  • Attack on Titan – Season 4
  • Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War
  • Demon Slayer – Season 2
  • My Hero Academia – Season
  • Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series (Winner)
  • Spy x Family

BL Loveteam of the Year

This recognition is awarded to the boys’ love pairing with believable onscreen chemistry. In addition, they gave justice to the roles assigned to them.

  • Adrian Dionisio and Eurwin Canzana for “Rainbow Prince”  (Winner)
  • Daryll Rodriguez and Orly Mejia for “Tie The Not”
  • Kokoy de Santos and Elijah Canlas for “Gameboys 2”
  • Rex Lantano and Arnold Reyes for “Papa, What is Love?”

BL Series of the Year

VP Choice Awards bears this recognition to the local boys’ love series that successfully represented the LGBTQIA+ community. The program also became the voice of the minority.

  • Gameboys 2
  • Kumusta Bro?
  • My Freaky Love Story
  • Papa, What is Love?
  • Rainbow Prince  (Winner)
  • Tie The Not

Fandom of the Year

This award belongs to the most passionate fandom in the local entertainment industry. They exhibited unmatched support for their idols and also exerted their best efforts to engage in conversations across online platforms.

  • ACEs
  • Bubblies (Winner)
  • Jolly
  • KarJack Nation
  • Sweethearts

KDrama Adaptation Series of the Year

The receiver of this title is the local adaptation series that stayed true to its original branding. However, the program incorporated Filipino flavors and twists.

  • Flower of Evil – Kapamilya Channel (Winner)
  • Start-Up PH – GMA7

KDrama Couple of the Year

VPCA awards the KDrama pairing that earned the support of the pipol for showcasing conceivable affection to each other.

  • Do Kyung-Soo & Lee See-Hee in “Bad Prosecutor”
  • Jung Hae-in and Jisoo in “Snowdrop”
  • Kang Tae-oh & Park Eun-bin in “Extraordinary Atty. Woo”
  • Kim Se-jeong and Ahn Hyo-seop in “Business Proposal”
  • Lee Jae-wook and Go Youn-jung in “Alchemy of Souls”
  • Park Hyung Sik and Han Hyo Joo in “Happiness” (Winner)

KDrama Series of the Year

The award refers to the most anticipated Korean drama with the best plot and the perfect cast. The show also fueled fruitful discussions among Filipino viewers.

  • Alchemy of Souls 1&2 – tvN / Netflix (Winner)
  • All of Us Are Dead – Netflix
  • Bad Prosecutor – KBS2/Viu
  • Business Proposal – SBS TV/Netflix
  • Little Women – tvN/Netflix
  • The Extraordinary Atty. Woo – ENA/Netflix

Loveteam of the Year

VPCA gives the title to the celebrity pairing that dominated this year’s films and television shows. Additionally, their chemistry on and off the screen made them the talk of the town.

  • DonBelle (Winner)
  • FranSeth
  • KathNiel
  • KDLex
  • MavLine
  • Team Jolly

Movie of the Year

With its fantastic story and superb acting cast, this film won over the heart of Filipinos. Moreover, it left a lasting footmark on the critics and the general audience.

  • An Inconvenient Love – Star Cinema (Winner)
  • Deleter – Viva Films
  • Expensive Candy – Viva Films
  • Maid In Malacañang – Viva Films
  • My Teacher – APT Entertainment
  • Nanahimik ang Gabi – Rein Entertainment

Movie Actor of the Year

VP Choice Awards 2022 offers this prize to the actor who emotionally impacted Filipino audiences in his movie appearance.

  • Carlo Aquino – “Expensive Candy”
  • Coco Martin – “Labyu With An Accent”
  • Donny Pangilinan – “An Inconvenient Love” (Winner)
  • Ian Veneracion – “Nanahimik Ang Gabi”
  • Jake Cuenca – “My Father, Myself”
  • Kych Minomoto – “May, December, January”

Movie Actress of the Year

Correspondingly, this trophy is for the actress who emotionally impacted Filipino audiences in her movie appearance.

  • Belle Mariano – “An Inconvenient Love” (Winner)
  • Cristine Reyes – “Maid in Malacañang”
  • Heaven Peralejo – “Nananahimik ang Gabi”
  • Jodi Sta. Maria – “Labyu with an Accent”
  • Nadine Lustre – “Deleter”
  • Toni Gonzaga – “My Teacher”

Movie Director of the Year

VP Choice Awards 2022 gives the title to the film director who produced cinematic masterpieces. He or she showcased their mastery of the art of filmmaking.

  • Daryl Yap – “Maid in Malacañang”
  • Jason Paul Laxamana – “Expensive Candy”
  • Mikhail Red – “Deleter”
  • Paul Soriano – “My Teacher”
  • Petersen Vargas – “An Inconvenient Love” (Winner)
  • Shugo Praico – “Nanahimik Ang Gabi”

News Anchor of the Year

The accolade belongs to the news anchor who set an example in the field of broadcasting. He or she demonstrated professionalism in the field of journalism.

  • Atom Araullo – 24 Oras
  • Dj Chacha – Ted Failon at DJ Chacha sa Radyo5
  • Gretchen Ho – Frontline sa Umaga
  • Julius Babao – Frontline Philippines
  • Karen Davila – TV Patrol (Winner)
  • Vicky Morales – 24 Oras

News Program of the Year

The prize honors the news program the pipol trusted to obtain accurate, fair, and objective news for the public.

  • 24 Oras, GMA7
  • Frontline Philippines, TV5
  • Mata ng Agila, Net25
  • Ted Failon at DJ Chacha sa Radyo5, TV5
  • TV Patrol, A2Z, Kapamilya Channel (Winner)
  • Ulat ng Bayan, PTV

News Reporter of the Year

The accolade belongs to the news correspondent who set an example in the field of broadcasting. They also demonstrated proper composure while in practice.

  • Ian Cruz, GMA7
  • Ian Suyu, TV5
  • Joseph Morong, GMA7
  • Michael Delizo, Kapamilya Channel
  • MJ Felipe, Kapamilya Channel (Winner)
  • MJ Marfori, TV5

Promising Female Star of the Year

The VP Choice Awards acknowledge the female star who stunned the audience with her skills, charm, and uncontested bond with her admirers.

  • Alexa Ilacad
  • Anji Salvacion (Winner)
  • Elijah Alejo
  • Herlene Budol
  • Jane de Leon
  • Sofia Pablo

Promising Male Star of the Year

This recognition belongs to the male star who captured the pipol’s attention with his talent, appeal, and undeniable connection to his fans.

  • Allen Ansay
  • Anthony Jennings
  • Jake Ejercito
  • KD Estrada (Winner)
  • Kych Minomoto
  • Will Ashley

Supporting Movie Actor of the Year

The owner of this title is the movie actor who remarkably created an impression with his supporting role in a movie project.

  • JC Alcantara – “An Inconvenient Love” (Winner)
  • Joross Gamboa – “Labyu With An Accent”
  • McCoy de Leon – “Deleter”
  • Mon Confiado – “Nanahimik Ang Gabi”
  • Ronie Alonte – “My Teacher”
  • Sean de Guzman – “My Father, Myself”

Supporting Movie Actress of the Year

On the other hand, the owner of this title is the movie actress who remarkably created an impression with his supporting role in a movie project.

  • Dimples Romana – “My Father, Myself”
  • Ella Cruz – “Maid in Malacañang”
  • Iana Bernardez – “An Inconvenient Love”
  • Loisa Andalio – “My Teacher”
  • Louise delos Reyes – “Deleter” (Winner)
  • Rochelle Pangilinan – “Labyu with an Accent”

TV Actor of the Year

The recipient of this title is an actor who shared his incredible acting prowess. He indeed proved his understanding of the essence of his craft. 

  • Alden Richards in “Startup PH”
  • Daniel Padilla in “2 Good 2 Be True” (Winner)
  • Dennis Trillo in “Maria Clara at Ibarra”
  • Donny Pangilinan in “He’s Into Her 2”
  • Joshua Garcia in “Darna”
  • Ruru Madrid in “Lolong”

TV Actress of the Year

Similarly, the recipient of this title is an actress who proved her aptitude in understanding her artistry. She also rendered an exceptional performance in her television role.

  • Barbie Forteza in “Maria Clara at Ibarra”
  • Bea Alonzo in “Startup PH”
  • Belle Mariano in “He’s Into Her 2”
  • Jillian Ward in “Abot Kamay na Pangarap”
  • Jodi Sta Maria in “Broken Marriage Vow”
  • Kathryn Bernardo in “2 Good 2 Be True” (Winner)

TV Host of the Year

The grantee of this recognition is the host, who is well-spoken and can adapt to the situation even when faced with unforeseen challenging situations.

  • Alex Gonzaga – Tropang LOL
  • Dingdong Dantes – Family Feud
  • Maja Salvador – Eat Bulaga
  • Robi Domingo – Idol Philippines
  • Toni Gonzaga – Toni
  • Vice Ganda – It’s Showtime (Winner)

TV Supporting Actor of the Year

Village Pipol presents this award to the best supporting actor who delivered an outstanding performance in his television role.

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  • David Licauco in “Maria Clara at Ibarra” (Winner)
  • Jameson Blake in “A Family Affair”
  • Juancho Trivinio “Maria Clara at Ibarra”
  • Paul Salas “Lolong”
  • Yves Flores in “2 Good 2 Be True”
  • Zaijan Jaranilla “Darna”

TV Supporting Actress of the Year

The title belongs to the best supporting actress who rendered an outstanding performance in her role on television.

  • Andrea Torres – Maria Clara at Ibarra
  • Janella Salvador – “Darna
  • Kakai Bautista – First Lady
  • Kaori Oinuma in “He’s Into Her 2” (Winner)
  • Kazel Kinouchi – Abot kamay na Pangarap
  • Sue Ramirez – Broken Marriage Vow

TV Series of the Year

This honor goes to the finest television program whose relatable and timely plot resonated with Filipino viewers. The show also features an astounding and dynamic acting cast.

  • 2 Good 2 Be True – Kapamilya Channel (Winner)
  • Abot Kamay na Pangarap – GMA7
  • Darna – Kapamilya Channel
  • Lolong – GMA7
  • Maria Clara at Ibarra – GMA7
  • The Broken Marriage Vow – Kapamilya Channel

TV Station of the Year

This distinction belongs to the network that produces excellent news and entertainment programs. Furthermore, their projects are consistently among the top choice of the pipol.

  • A2Z (Winner)
  • GMA7
  • GTV
  • Net25
  • TV5


Composer of the Year

VP Choice Awards 2022 grants this title to the musical artist who artfully expressed their intended message through their excellent songwriting skills.

  • Arthur Miguel – Ang Wakas
  • Jin Chan – Sarah Geronimo’s Dati-Dati
  • John Paulo Nase – SB19’s WYAT (Winner)
  • Miguel and Paolo Benjamin – Paninindigan
  • Moira dela Torre – Kumpas
  • Zack Tabudlo – Asan Ka Na Ba

Female Radio DJ of the Year

The title goes to the female radio disc jockey who receives the most attention, engagement, and popularity as determined by the Pipol. 

  • DJ Mama Colleen – 91.5 Win Radio Manila
  • DJ Raqi Terra – 90.7 Love Radio
  • Gandang Kara – Energy FM 106.7 (Winner)
  • Maki Rena – 91.5 Win Radio Manila
  • Mama Emma – Barangay LS 97.1
  • Tanya Chinita – 90.7 Love Radio

FM Radio Station of the Year

The prize goes to the FM radio station, which offers its listeners nonstop satisfaction.

  • 101.1 Yes The Best
  • Barangay LS 97.1
  • Energy FM 106.7 (Winner)
  • Love Radio Manila 90.7
  • Monster RX93.1
  • Wish 107.5

Male Radio DJ of the Year

Meanwhile, this title goes to the male radio disc jockey who receives the most attention, engagement, and popularity as determined by the Pipol. 

  • Chris Tsuper – 90.7 Love Radio
  • Papa Dudut – Barangay LS 97.1
  • Papa Jackson – Energy FM 106.7 (Winner)
  • Papa Jepoy – Barangay LS 97.1
  • Papa Marky – Barangay LS 97.1
  • Papa Obet – Barangay LS 97.1

Group Performer of the Year

This honor is bestowed on the local pop group that led the contemporary music scene. They highlight teamwork in every performance and have perfect diversity among members.

  • 1ST.ONE
  • Alamat
  • BGYO (Winner)
  • Bini
  • KAIA
  • VXON

K-Pop Act of the Year

With a refreshing offering to the global audience, this K-Pop act governed the international music scene. They also demonstrated world-class idol standards.

  • NewJeans
  • Lapillus ((Winner)
  • Enhypen
  • Itzy
  • TXT
  • TNX

Music Video of the Year

  • Asan Ka Na Ba – Zach Tabuldo
  • Misteryo – KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad
  • Puede Ba – Maymay Entrata
  • Rise – Belle Mariano
  • Tahanan – Adie
  • WYAT – SB19 (Winner)

OPM Song of the Year

VPCA acknowledges the outstanding Original Pinoy Music hit that best celebrated Filipino sensibilities.

  • Asan Ka Na Ba? – Zack Tabudlo
  • Dati-Dati – Sarah G
  • Gusto Ko Nang Bumitaw – Morisette Amon
  • Kumpas – Moira dela Torre
  • Mahika – Adie and Janine Berdin (Winner)
  • Paninindigan Kita – Ben&Ben

Podcast of the Year

VP Choice Awards grant this acknowledgment to the podcast series with the most unique but highly engaging content.

  • Ano na Catherine? – Alex Gonzaga
  • Figure It Out with Gabbi & Khalil
  • Lecheng Pag-Ibig ‘To – Sam YG & DJ Chacha
  • SkyPodcast – Slater Young & Kryzz Uy (Winner)
  • The Comfort Room – Jerald Napoles & Kim Molina
  • Wake Up with Jim & Saab

P-Pop Song of the Year

This award is bequeathed to the unrivaled P-Pop track that best displayed the beauty of the genre. The piece also set high the standard sound of P-Pop.

  • ILY ILY – ALAMAT ft. Lyca
  • Magnet – BGYO
  • Na Na Na – Bini
  • Puede Ba – Maymay Entrata
  • The Beast – VXON
  • WYAT – SB19 (Winner)

At last, that concludes the entertainment winners of the 4th VP Choice Awards!

It has been an exciting journey as we emerged from the shadow, erupted, and championed our luminous explosion. Thus, we owe it to you, pipol, for making this event possible. See you in our next edition!

The 4th VP Choice Awards is presented by Casino Filipino while co-presented by itel and FLEEK, respectively. Meanwhile, EvniaTea Ni JuanChow Panda – DimsumSIP water, SMPO Philippines, and Bayong Republic are our sponsors.

Collaborators Jhay Layson, True Creators Studio, TEAM TYRONNE, Joey Peria Event and Floristry, Proshot and Philgifts.

The following are our media partners: The Manila TimesBusinessMirrorBusinessWeek MindanaoMindanao Daily NewsThe Market MonitorBMPlusPILIPINO MirrorCagayan de Oro TimesThe PostMaharlika TVWhenInManila.comBlogapaloozaGIZGUIDEPHOrange Magazine TVIconic MNL, and A2Z.

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