RAWR Awards 2018 is All Set - Click Here to Vote!

LionHearTV.net brings back RAWR Awards on November 14, Wednesday, 6:00 PM at Le Rêve Pool Party Venue and Events Place. The annual award-giving body is backed up by the Filipino blogging community, particularly the entertainment blogs spearheaded by the aforementioned site.

A total of 25 awards are at stake in this year’s RAWR Awards. Dubbed as a spectacle of entertainment celebrities; apart from a 250-strong support from the new media practitioners (bloggers) across the country, PR groups are all in support as well as the respective fans of the listed nominees. 

The awards are grouped under three major categories — Lion, Cub and Pride. See list of categories and the corresponding nominees after the jump.


The award clearly indicates being active or maybe the brightest child star the public has come to endear with. The recipient of the award has this innocence that can be described as "breath of fresh air" and has shown dedication at work despite his or her young age. 

Nominees are Baeby Baste (Eat Bulaga), Chunsa Jung (Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids Edition), Elia Ilano (Sana Dalawa Ang Puso), Justin James Quilantang (Playhouse), Leanne Bautista (The Cure), Sofia Pablo (Onanay), Xia Vigor (The Kids Choice), and Yuan Francisco (Victor Magtanggol).

To vote for your favorite Bibo Kid, click here.  

Bida means the lead — it can refer to either the star on a television show or in a film. The Favorite Bida is someone who gave a remarkable performance. Though being a protagonist back then are the victims who allow the antagonist to just abuse him or her; today, the Bida knows how to fight and still earn the sympathy of the audience.

Nominees are Alden Richards (Victor Magtanggol), Barbie Forteza (Inday Will Always Love You), Bianca Umali (Kambal Karibal), Coco Martin (FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano), Enrique Gil (Bagani), Erich Gonzales (The Blood Sisters), Kathryn Bernardo (La Luna Sangre), and Marian Rivera (Super Ma’am).

To vote for your Favorite Bida, click here. 

Any Bida will not be as effective and convincing if his or her kontrabida fails to deliver. The said award is given to the antagonist who made the audience hate them because of the guts; and he or she can actually steal the spotlight from the lead if given the chance. With many bankable artists turn into the villains they are now, one can only be hailed as the Ultimate Kontrabida.

Nominees are Gabby Eigenmann (Contessa), Gladys Reyes (Inday Will Always Love You), Jhong Hilario (FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano), John Estrada (Victor Magtanggol), Katrina Halili (The Stepdaughters), Kyline Alcantara (Kambal Karibal), Richard Gutierrez (La Luna Sangre), and Ryan Eigenmann (Bagani).

To vote for the most effective Kontrabida, click here. 

In any story, he or she is the sidekick, the supporter who cheers for the Bida. Oftentimes, he or she is overlooked and taken for granted, but because of his or her contribution to tell and complete a story, he or she gives the lead a special support system. Because of that, he or she deserves recognition, too.

Nominees are Darren Espanto (The Hows of Us), Dion Ignacio (Victor Magtanggol), Joross Gamboa (La Luna Sangre), Karla, MC, Lassy & Wacky Kiray (Gandarrapido: The Revenger Squad), Mark Neumann (I Love You, Hater), Pauline Mendoza (Kambal Karibal),  Super Tekla (Inday Will Always Love You),  and  Zaijan Jaranilla (Bagani).

To vote for your Favorite Beshie, click here.

Stars are born, but not all are able to have that longevity in the industry. Seldom are those who have shunned away from the limelight, but are given another chance to shine. There are only a few who are able to reclaim his or her status as a celebrity. The said star may have been missed truly by his or her fans or the public as a whole and still able to score a smashing comeback. 

Nominees are Aga Muhlach, JM De Guzman, Jolo RevillaKristine Hermosa, Kylie Padilla,  Manolo Pedrosa, Maricel Soriano and Mark Anthony Fernandez.

To vote for the one whose comeback made an impact, click here. 

From September 2017 to September this year, movies have created abuzz not just because of its stars' topnotch performance and its storytelling, but it has somehow caught the attention of both the moviegoers and the critics. Every year, the local and international film industry offer materials that created such a stir and even break box-office records as well. 

Nominees are  Buy Bust, Liway, Loving in Tandem, Miss Granny, Never Not Love You, Sid & Aya, Signal Rock and The Hows of Us.

To vote for your Favorite Movie, click here.

Each year, the quality of our TV shows or series have become more competitive, innovative and impressive. Plots get deeper or crazier and the artists become better. Truly, these shows are testaments of how great Filipino artistry is.

Nominees are Bagani, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, Ika-6 na UtosInday Will Always Love You, Kambal Karibal, La Luna Sangre, The Blood Sisters, and The Good Son.

Songs reflect the heart and the soul of an artist and it affect the listeners. This is a song that made the public define a particular emotion — may it be joy, sorrow or pain. This song is something that most people have that LSS or last song syndrome, or can even be an anthem for the whole year round.

Most people say that doing drama or action or engaging in a sexy act is difficult to attain. However, making people laugh is even a harder task. Laughter is the best medicine there is and someone has to have that timing and the knack of throwing the right jokes for everyone to appreciate the humor. 

Nominees are Angelica Panganiban, Karla Estrada, Maine Mendoza, Michael V., Paolo Ballesteros,  Super Tekla, Vhong Navarro, and Vice Ganda.

To vote for your favorite funny guy/gal, click here.

Spotlighting the freshest faces or maybe those who just ventured into the entertainment circuit is one of the most exciting parts in this award-body. He or she has impressed the public or the eyes of scrutinizing critics. Though new, the star has made a good mark and was given the stamp of approval and predicted to have a promising future in the industry.

Nominees are Angelina Cruz, Charlie Dizon, Donny Pangilinan, Jacque 'Ate Girl' Gonzaga, Janine Berdin, Juliana Parizcova Segovia, Pauline Mendoza, and Shanti Dope.

To vote for your favorite newbie, click here.

This is presented to the tandem that is most-loved by our dear LionhearTV Cubs. This is the pair that has captivated the hearts of many. Not only do they make their fans believe in love, but they also set a good example for their followers and to the younger generation as well. They are two individuals that people can look up to on-and-off cam.

Nominees are DerBie (Derrick Monasterio & Barbie Forteza), DonKiss (Donny Pangilinan & Kisses Delavin), JaDine (James Reid & Nadine Lustre), JoshLia (Joshua Garcia & Julia Barretto), JuanBie (JM De Guzman & Barbie Imperial), KathNiel (Kathryn Bernardo & Daniel Padilla), LizQuen (Liza Soberano & Enrique Gil) and MayWard (Maymay Entrata & Edward Barbers).

To vote for your most kilig pair, click here.

This recognition is given to an outstanding male star. He stood out from the rest of the nominees for the said category. He has shown versatility and impressive performance for his craft and has set high standard. He effectively portrayed the role or the character assigned to him and has affected a great audience as well. 

Nominees are Alden Richards (Alaala), Christian Bables (Signal Rock), Coco Martin (FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano), Daniel Padilla (The How’s Of Us), Dingdong Dantes (Sid & Aya), JM De Guzman (PHR Presents Araw-Gabi),  Joshua Garcia (The Good Son), and Paulo Avelino (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral).

To vote for your best actor, click here.

This is to salute the exceptional performance of an actress. She broke all the norms. She is a woman of both substance and talent. Her character has empowered the female populace. The award spotlights how the female artist has debunked the double standards of Filipino on women and has proven that women can take big roles, too.

Nominees are Aiai Delas Alas (School Service), Anne Curtis (Buybust), Bela Padilla (Meet Me in St. Gallen), Erich Gonzales (The Blood Sisters), Glaiza de Castro (Liway), Kathryn Bernardo (The Hows of Us), Sarah Geronimo (Miss Granny), and Sunshine Dizon (Ika-6 Na Utos).

To vote for your most admired actress, click here.

The award is for the artist who nailed both singing and dancing as well. He or she is a true "performer" all-through-and-through, has owned the stage and outdone the strong competition he or she had to face. The award signifies versatility. 

Nominees are Alden Richards (Adrenaline Rush), Anne Curtis (Anne Kulit), Jona (Prima Jona), KZ Tandingan (Supreme), Maja Salvador (Maja on Stage), Morissette Amon (Morissette is Made), Martin Nievera, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Erik Santos (#PAMORE), and Sarah Geronimo (This 15 Me).

To vote for your favorite all-out performer, click here.

The Favorite TV Host is the face of a show that any audience get to enjoy watching whether on a weekday or on a weekend basis. Some might say that this is the easiest job in the industry, but one cannot make the viewers crave for more without the gab for words and the confidence to carry a show. With his or her charm and commendable skills, this host is truly a topnotch.

Nominees are Boy Abunda (Tonight With Boy Abunda), Eugene Domingo (Celebrity Bluff), JoWaPao (Eat Bulaga – Sugod Bahay), Karla Estrada, Melai Cantiveros & Jolina Magdangal (Magandang Buhay), Luis Manzano (I Can See Your Voice), Robi Domingo & Kim Chiu (Star Hunt), Vice Ganda (Gandang Gabi Vice), and Willie Revillame (Wowowin).

To vote for your favorite TV host, click here.

He is the person and the favorite voice on the radio waves. Despite the fact that they can only be heard, some radio stations have already managed to combine audio-visual altogether like broadcasting on TV or on the Net. His or her intended audience can now see how he or she does his or her job. But that voice does not remain a voice, but it has a great responsibility to create an impact as well. 

Nominees are DJ Chacha (MOR 101.9), DJ Jhai Ho (MOR 101.9), Kuya Chico (Energy FM 106.7), Nicole Hyala & Chris Tsuper (Love Radio 90.7),  Papa Dudut (Barangay LS 97.1), Papa Jackson (Energy FM 106.7),  Papa Obet (Barangay LS 97.1), and  and Slick Rick, Tony Toni & Sam YG (Magic 89.9).

To vote for your favorite radio star, click here.

The chosen news personality female and male has done a great job in the field of journalism. He or she has weathered through all the issues thrown at him or her. Apart from that, he or she has showcased the passion and that brand of dedication and determination to deliver newsworthy and noteworthy stories to the public.

Nominees for Female are Bernadette Sembrano, Gretchen Fullido, Jessica Soho, Kara David, Karen Davila, Korina Sanchez, Mel Tiangco and Vicky Morales.

To vote for your favorite female news personality, click here.

Nominees for Male are Atom Araullo, Ivan Mayrina, Jeff Canoy, Julius Babao, Migs Bustos, Mike Enriquez, Noli De Castro and Ted Failon.

To vote for your favorite male news personality, click here.

He or she mirrors the image of being the most sought-after online influencer today. With the rise of digital content creators, the competition immediately became tighter -- but, there’s one who emerged and gained the trust of the Netizens. He or she plays a big role in advancing and being a responsible online user via social media platforms.

Nominees are Alex Gonzaga, Alodia Gosiengfiao, Ethel Booba, JaMill, Kimpoy Feliciano, Lloyd Cadena, Ranz Kyle-Niana, and Wil Dasovich.

Not necessarily a newcomer, but he or she is an artist, a personality that rocked the entertainment scene with such sterling performance and perhaps an achievement that has impressed many. It is a matter of leaving a great impact for the Filipino audience to see what he or she can still offer positively.

Nominees are Devon Seron, Gwen Zamora, Joao Constancia, Kyline Alcantara, Nash Aguas, Pia Wurtzbach, Therese Malvar and Tony Labrusca.

To vote for the breakthrough artist of the year, click here.

Aside from individual awards, this category recognizes the best group in the entertainment circuit. There may be people who shine individually, but surely there is joy to watch a group that does such feat equally. 

Nominees are 4th Impact, BoybandPH, Ex Battalion, Hashtags, JBK, MNL48, One Up, and TOP.

To vote for your favorite group, click here.

The award recognizes the celebrity whose advocacy has made a difference in the community -- that the efforts he or she has put in are not just mere publicity, but all for the good of humanity. He or she leaves and imparts the people with that sense of humility and unity to support a particular cause.

Nominees are Alden Richards (Habitat for Humanity),  Angel Locsin (Philippine National Red Cross), Anne Curtis (UNICEF), Catriona Gray (Young Focus), Dingdong Dantes (YES Pinoy), Kathryn Bernardo (Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation Philippines), MayWard (ELM Tree Foundation), and Pia Wurtzbach (UN AIDS).

To vote for your favorite advocate, click here.

Fans are the most precious people celebrities could have. They are the real reason why a star is born and continue to make it big. They devote time and effort for their idols, but only the responsible ones last. 

Nominees are Darrenatics, DonKiss, JaDine, Kapuso Brigade, KathNiel, LizQuen, MayWard and Popsters.

To vote for the most supportive fan club, click here.

The way to success is steep. Even the roads going there is rough and bumpy at times. Competition between stations will forever be fierce -- each one trying to outwit, outdone any efforts or initiatives for the ratings’ sake. But at the end of the day, only the one who succeeded in impressing the public with an outstanding branding, quality of output, good public relations and even better service do matter the most. 

Nominees are ABS-CBN Sports+Action, ABS-CBN, CNN Philippines, GMA News TV, GMA Network, PTV4, TV5, and UNTV.

To vote for your favorite TV station, click here.

Even if the digital platform may have somehow overtaken the radio, the industry still refuses to bend and continue to innovate and strive to put up a good fight and be updated, or still stay significant over the years. Nothing beats the spontaneity of listening to the radio. Whether inside the office or at the comfort of your own room or even driving or walking, radio is still and will always stay as a good companion. 

Nominees are Barangay LS 97.1DZBB Super RadyoDZMM Radyo Patrol 630Love Radio 90.7Monster Radio 93.1MOR 101.9Radyo 5 News FM, and YES FM 101.1.

To vote for your favorite radio station, click here.

The award seeks to recognize local talents in the entertainment industry, build stronger ties with relevant and like-minded partners, and utilize this as a venue to express LionHearTV.net’s gratitude to everyone who supported the site since its first time to go online.

#RAWRawards2018 would not be made possible without the support of its partners — PLDT-Smart and Le Rêve. Special thanks also goes to the following: Lalamove Philippines, Home Credit Philippines, Brother Philippines, CAT PR, Voyager Innovations, CID Communication, Jollibee, Mode Devi, Starbucks Philippines, Akrotiri, CopperazoFuentes Manila and DOJO PR.

To vote for the nominees in their respective categories, log on to www.rawrawards.lionheartv.net/, or simple click the titles of each category above. Voting is ongoing and will end on November 4, 11:59 PM.

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