Village Pipol just got bigger! The first-ever VP Choice Awards finally happened with ABS-CBN’s Ultimate Bidaman winner Jin Macapagal and GMA Network’s It-girl Ashley Ortega hosting the event. This year’s edition features Hello Love Goodbye‘s big-time win. Presented on January 23, 2020 at the Casino Filipino Manila Bay, VPCA recognized the prime in supreme in three major categories. This includes: Travel, Lifestyle and Entertainment.
Hello, Love, Goodbye wins big at VP Choice Awards!
Star Cinema’s Hello, Love, Goodbye dominated the movie category at the award-giving body. The movie stars Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards both received recognition as Movie Actress and Movie Actor of the Year respectively. Aside from that, the film itself won as the Movie of the Year. Although Kathryn and Alden weren’t able to claim their trophies, they sent videos thanking the award-giving body for the recognition.
VP Choice Awards 2019.
Hailed as a star-studded gathering, Maymay Entrata, Edward Barber, Jai Asuncion, Agassi Ching, Mimiyuuuh and Ken Chan attended the event among others. The event also featured a tight competition among all nominees in each category. Online voting started on December 5 and ended on December 30 at exactly 11:59PM. In fact, within a span of three days into the voting, the ceremony’s Facebook page reached an all-time high in terms of social media engagement reach.
Aside from online voting, VPCA also featured votes from a panel of experts and Village Pipol’s editorial team. The panel of judges includes fashion designer and celebrity stylist Chynna Mamawal, movie director RC delos Reyes, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Homer Cudel and tech blogger (TechPinas.com) Mark Macanas. Editor-in-chief Jim Zamora and PR & Advertising Head Josh Austria selected their top picks as part of the editorial team.
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Angela Grace P. Baltan has been writing professionally since 2017. She doesn’t hesitate to be opinionated in analyzing movies and television series. Aside from that, she has an affinity for writing anything under the sun. As a writer, she uses her articles to advocate for feminism, gender equality, the LGBTQIA+ community, and mental health among others.