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LionhearTV unveils RAWR Awards 2017 List of Nominees

Who will RAWR this year?

LionhearTV has revealed the set of this year’s RAWR Awards nominees.

Now on its 3rd year, LionhearTV’s RAWR Awards will again give honors and recognition to the best and the brightest in Philippine Entertainment industry.

In partnership with Blogapalooza, the 2017 RAWR Awards is set to give tribute to the excellence showcased by local celebrities and artists as judged by the Philippine entertainment industry stakeholders; the fans/readers, blogging community, and industry leaders (PR Agencies and Brands).

Compared to the previous years where only Cub Categories are voted on by the fans/netizens, this year all of the 3 award categories will be open to fan votes.

Winners of each award will come from the combined total votes of Fans/Readers (50%), Blogging community (25%) and Industry leaders (25%). Voting will run from September 25 to October 31, 2017.

To vote just log on to and vote for your favorite celebrities and or artists.

The announcement of winners for this year’s  RAWR Awards 2017 will be held at The Chaos Manila, City of Dreams on November 18, 2017.

And here are the nominees for this year’s LionhearTV RAWR Awards 2017.

Lion Categories

– Loveteam of the Year

(Tandem that is most-loved by our dear LionhearTV Cubs, a loveteam that has captivated the hearts of many. Not only do they make us believe in love, but they also set a good example for the younger generation—someone that we can all look up to on or off the cameras.)


– Actor of the Year

(Outstanding male artist that shined among the rest, showing versatility and power to his craft—setting the standard for all Filipino men. He successfully fulfilled the role of a true gentleman, the artist who people especially men look up to.)

Coco Martin
Dingdong Dantes
Alden Richards
Daniel Padilla
Ian Veneracion
Gabby Concepcion
RK Bagatsing
Paolo Ballesteros
Joshua Garcia

– Actress of the Year

(Exceptional female artist who breaks through the norms. A woman of substance and talent, empowering all the ladies out there. The artist who stood tall against the double standards of Filipino movies proving that women can take big roles too.)

Maja Salvador
Sunshine Dizon
Kathryn Bernardo
Maine Mendoza
Iza Calzado
Barbie Forteza
Angel Locsin
Sylvia Sanchez
Nadine Lustre

– Favorite Performer

(The artist who nailed both singing and the dance floor. A true performer that has proven he/she can be big on stage, outdoing the strong competition he/she faced. The Favorite Performer award also signifies versatility of an artist.)

Jona Viray
Jake Zyrus
Darren Espanto
Alden Richards
Vice Ganda
Regine Velasquez
Julie Anne San Jose
Sarah Geronimo
Morissette Amon

– Favorite TV host

(The face of the shows we enjoy to watch. Some might say that this is the easiest job in the industry, but one cannot make the viewers crave for more without the talent in hosting such show. With his/her charm and commendable skills, this host truly outshined his/her among the rest.)

Luis Manzano
Toni Gonzaga
Eugene Domingo
Vice Ganda
Karla Estrada
Boy Abunda
Ryan Agoncillo
Willie Revillame
Joey De Leon

– Favorite Radio DJ

(The person behind the favorite voice we hear on radio. We cannot see him/her while he/she does his thing, but the voice is enough to make a statement. With that being said, who among our notable Radio DJs were chosen by our LionhearTV Cubs?)

DJ Jai Ho
Papa J
DJ Chacha
DJ Chico Garcia
Nicole Hyala
Lloyd Cadena
apa Dudut
Laila Chikadora
DJ Raqi Terra

– Favorite News Personality

(Chosen news personality who has done a great job in journalism. He/she emerges amidst the issues being thrown at them. The one whom our LionhearTV Cubs have seen the dedication and determination to his/her craft.)

Korina Sanchez
Jessica Soho
Arnold Clavio
Raffy Tulfo
Mike Enriquez
Ted Failon
Karen Davila
Atom Araullo
Mel Tiangco

– Digital Influencer

(The most sought-after online influencer of today. With the rise of digital content creators, the competition immediately became tighter. But there’s only who emerged and gained the trust of the netizens. He/she plays a big role in the scope of social media responsibility in the country.)

Mocha Uson
Ethel Booba
Wil Dasovich
Cong TV
The Soshal Network
Ate Charon
James Deakins
Kris Aquino
Tee Radio

– Newcomer

(The breakthrough artist of the year. He/she might be a rookie in the industry, but his/her humble beginnings embark a bright future ahead. Who knows, you might see him/her owning a blinding spotlight soon.)

Maymay Entrata
Addy Raj
Gil Cuerva
Kisses Delavin
Super Tekla
Christian Bables
Justin James Quilantang
Noven Belleza
Tanner Mata

– Favorite Group

(The best group we have today. We see people shine alone, but it is surely a joy to watch a group entertaining all of us. They are bringing back the market of boy bands and girl groups in the country.)

One UP
Top One Project
Girl Trends
Boyband PH
That’s My Bae

Cub Categories

Bibo Award

(The chosen child star we admire ever dearly. Their innocence is like a breath of fresh air, one can immediately commend their dedication at work despite their young age. All of them have touched our heartstrings, but there can only be one.)

Ryza Mae
Justin James Quilantang
Dayara Shane of Encatadia
Rhed Bustamante

– Ultimate Bida

(The favorite Bida of a teleseye. The one that can all leave us in awe with his/her superb acting. We are now in the era were protagonists are no longer easy to abuse. They fight back and really earn the sympathy of the audience.)

Maja Salvador
Kathryn Bernardo
Sunshine Dizon
ingdong Dantes
Bea Alonzo
Coco Martin
Jennylyn Mercado
Maine Mendoza
Nadine Lustre

– Ultimate Kontrabida

(The most hated but most effective character on TV/Movie. We hated them because of their guts and they are great in taking the spotlight from the lead. With many bankable artists turn into the villain they are now, one can only be hailed as the Ultimate Kontrabida.)

Aiko Melendez
Richard Gutierrez
Ryza Cenon
Bianca King
Iza Calzado
Arjo Atayde
Rhian Ramos
Kris Bernal
Denise Laurel

– Beshie ng Taon

(The best sidekick. They are often overlooked and taken for granted, but we are here to give them the recognition they truly deserve. They give the lead a special support system, and with that, they are worthy to be recognized.)

Matet De Leon
Pepe Herrera
Angelika Dela Cruz
Sheena Halili
Ruby Ruiz
Lui Manansala
Paolo Contis
Christian Bables
Maris Racal

The Great Comeback

(The greatest comeback of the year. We surely can think of that celebrity whom you truly miss and you have been waiting to return in a smashing way. You asked for it, here he/she is, proving he/she can come back to the limelight in flying colors.)

Jake Zyrus
Aljur Abrenica
Louise Delos Reyes
Roxee B
Sharon Cuneta
Angelika Dela Cruz
Empoy Marquez
Richard Gutierrez
Ivan Dorschner

– Favorite Movie ng Taon

(The Favorite Movie of 2017 or also known as the year of film emergence. From amazing film festivals to numerous blockbuster movies this year, one can only stand out. This is a tough one, they all deserve an award.)

Kita Kita
Die Beautiful
100 Tula Para Kay Stella
Can’t Help Falling In Love
My Ex and Whys
Imagine You and Me
Vince and Kath and James
The Super Parental Guardians
Finally Found Someone

– Bet na Bet na Teleserye

(The Favorite teleserye. Each year, the quality of our TV Dramas elevates. We can all agree on that. As the plots get deeper, and the artists become better, what show shined the brightest?)

FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano
Ika-Anim Na Utos
La Luna Sangre
The Greatest Love
Destined To Be Yours
Alyas Robin Hood
Pusong Ligaw

– Hugot Song Of The Year

(The song that defined our pain. The song that made us feel the worst pain in which all people can relate to. Yes, a song that became the hymn of the brokenhearted. That piece that told every 3AM thoughts we had.)

Sila by Sud
Two Less Lonely People in the World by KZ Tandingan
Dating Tayo by TJ Monterde
Pusong Ligaw by Jona
Sa’yo by Silent Sanctuary
Tadhana by Denise Barbacena
Till I Met You by Kyla
Ambon by Migz and Maya
Hey Crush by Volts Vallejo

– Pak na Pak na Comedian

(The chosen comedian of 2017. Artists make us cry, some make us angry, but one must have the talent and charm to make us laugh. It is the hardest role. And he/she is successful in making us laugh. Now is the time to return the favor.)

Empoy Marquez
Eugene Domingo
Vice Ganda
Angelica Panganiban
Super Tekla
Michael V.
Wally Bayola
Vhong Navarro
Ai Ai Delas Alas

Pride Categories

– Fan Club of the Year

(The best fan club. Fans are the most precious people celebrities have in their life, that’s a fact. They devote time and effort for their idols, but only the responsible ones last. The one that does not jeopardize the careers of their idol. Now, it’s time to recognize them.)

AlDub Nation
Team Angels

– TV Station

(The TV Station of the year. The way to success is steep, and all of our stations are really trying their best to come out on top. Which TV station do our LionhearTV Cubs prefer?)

GMA Network
CNN Philippines
Aksyon TV

– Magnanimous Lion Award

(Not only do they excel on TV or Movies, but this award goes to the most versatile artist. The artist who was able to conquer all platforms of entertainment. TV, Music, Movie, Charity, to name a few. The artist who truly deserves a special recognition.)

Daniel Padilla
Alden Richards
Sarah Geronimo
Maja Salvador
James Reid
Vice Ganda
Maine Mendoza
Angel Locsin
Maymay Entrata

– Royal Lion Award

(This award goes to the best of the best. A great influence to all and a true artist who thinks not only of himself, but the betterment of the industry he/she belongs to. Handpicked by the LionhearTV team, this artist deserves a salute from us.)



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