The 8th edition of the RAWR Awards will be on December 13 via a digital event like the ones held two years ago (2020 and 2021).

Voting started on Saturday, November 5, for all 22 categories, and voting will conclude on December 3 at midnight.



Last year, ABS-CBN brought home the most number of awards with 11 trophies for its shows and stars.

Pinoy Big Brother, which has launched two seasons already during the pandemic, was voted Trending Show of the Year, while iWantTFC original series He’s Into Her won the Digital Series of the Year.

Donny Pangilinan and Belle Mariano, a.k.a.  DonBelle, the lead stars of He’s Into Her and the movie Love is Color Blind, also received Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Loveteam of the Year. Vice Ganda’s winning streak continued at the RAWR Awards as the winner of Favorite TV Host of the Year. FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano mainstay and villain John Arcilla took home the Royal Lion, one of the major awards of the night, for his body of work and for bringing honor to the country as Best Actor in the prestigious Venice International Film Festival.

The blogosphere recognized other Kapamilyas, like  TV Patrol and Headstart anchor Karen Davila (Female News Personality of the Year), Init sa Magdamag actor JM de Guzman (Favorite Kontrabida), and former PBB Connect housemates and Pasabuy co-stars Ralph Malibunas and Ella Cayabyab or RalphElla (Favorite Newbies).

The Kapuso Network’s blockbuster drama series The World Between Us was hailed as  Bet na Bet na Teleserye, which starred Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Tom Rodriguez. While the Kapuso Drama King Dennis Trillo triumphed as Actor of the Year for his role as Ismael in the top-rating family drama series Legal Wives. Atom Araullo, on the other hand, won Male News Personality of the Year. GMA Network, the nation’s leading broadcast company emerged as the Station of the Year.

Those are some of the awards the Network managed to clinch.

Maja Salvador led TV5 and IdeaFirst’s honorees this year with her double-win. The Niña Niño star took home both the Favorite Bida and Actress of the Year trophies.

Elijah Canlas and Kokoy de Santos are also big winners as they bagged their first BL Tandem of the Year trophy for their irresistible chemistry in Gameboys: The Movie.

Will the Kapamilyas reign supreme in bagging the most recognitions in year’s RAWR Award? Or will the Kapuso and Kapatid networks get to overtake the former?

The awards night will also coincide with the first-ever SILOG Awards.  Keep posted for the deatils of the awards night.

BESHIE NG TAON

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 and because of that—he or she deserves that recognition, too.

  1. Sue Ramirez (The Broken Marriage Vow)
  2. Bianca Manalo (The Broken Marriage Vow)
  3. Gello Marquez (He’s Into Her S2)
  4. Yves Flores, Matt Evans, and Gillian Vicencio (2 Good 2 Be True)
  5. LA Santos (Darna)
  6. Joross Gamboa (Flower of Evil)
  7. Rochelle Pangilinan (Lolong)
  8. Royce Cabrera, Boy 2 Quizon (Start-Up PH)

FAVORITE BIDA

Bida means the lead—it can refer to either the star on a television show or in a film. The Favorite Bida of is someone who gave a remarkable performance. Though being a protagonist back then are the victims and 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.

  1. Jodi Sta. Maria (The Broken Marriage Vow)
  2. DonBelle (He’s Into Her S2)
  3. Kathryn Bernardo/Daniel Padilla (2 Good 2 Be True)
  4. Jane de Leon (Darna)
  5. Andrea Brillantes (Lyric and Beat)
  6. Carmina Villaroel (Widow’s Web)
  7. Kylie Padilla (Bolera)
  8. Barbie Forteza (Maria Clara at Ibarra)

FAVORITE KONTRABIDA

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 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.

  1. Sue Ramirez (The Broken Marriage Vow)
  2. Maxene Magalona (Viral Scandal)
  3. Gloria Diaz (2 Good 2 Be True)
  4. Paulo Avelino (Flower of Evil)
  5. Alice Dixon (First Lady)
  6. Christopher de Leon (Lolong)
  7. Janella Salvador (Darna)
  8. Sheena Belarmino (Lyric & Beat)

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Not necessarily a newcomer, but he or she is an artist, a personality that rocked the entertainment scene with such a sterling performance and perhaps an achievement that 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.

  1. Lianne Valentin (Apoy sa Dagat)
  2. Sue Ramirez (The Broken Marriage Vow)
  3. Madam Inutz (Pinoy Big Brother)
  4. KDLex (Run To Me)
  5. Maymay Entrata (Amakabogera)
  6. Faith Da Silva (Las Hermanas)
  7. Ysabel Ortega (What We Could Be)
  8. Anji Salvacion (PBB)
  9. Elle Villanueva (Return to Paradise)

FAVORITE NEWBIE


Spotlighting the freshest face[s] 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 that stamp of approval and predicted to have a promising future in the industry

  1. Andi Abaya
  2. Kobie Brown
  3. KD Estrada
  4. Khimo
  5. Reiven Umali
  6. Marianne Osabel
  7. Anji Salvacion
  8. Cloe Barretto

BET NA BET NA TELESERYE

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.

  1. FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano
  2. The Broken Marriage Vow
  3. 2 Good 2 Be True
  4. Widow’s Web
  5. Bolera
  6. Lolong
  7. Abot Kamay Na Pangarap
  8. Maria Clara At Ibarra

SONG OF THE YEAR

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—it can be joy, sorrow or pain. That song is something that most people have that LSS or last song syndrome or can be an anthem for the whole year round.

  1. Amakabogera (Maymay)
  2. Gusto Ko Nang Bumitaw (Morisette)
  3. Tumitigil ang Mundo (BGYO)
  4. Bazinga (SB19)
  5. Mahika (Adie, Janine Berdin)
  6. Kumpas (Moira de la Torre)
  7. Diwata (Sam Concepcion)
  8. Pop Off Ate (Drag Race PH All Star)

MOVIE NG TAON

From September 2021  to September this year, movies have created abuzz not just because of its topnotch performance, its storytelling but it has somehow caught the attention 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.

  1. Dollhouse
  2. Always
  3. Greed
  4. A Hard Day
  5. Maid in Malacañang
  6. Love is Colorblind
  7. Love At First Stream
  8. Kun Maupay Man It Panahon

DIGITAL SERIES OF THE YEAR

The pandemic has paved the way for people to get entertainment from online streaming platforms; it also gave birth to more digital content. Thus the rise of digital series. RAWR Awards recognize the efforts and creativity of such production.

  1. Flower of Evil
  2. Beach Bros!
  3. Lyric and Beat
  4. Run To Me
  5. Bola-Bola
  6. He’s Into Her S2
  7. The Kangks Show
  8. Drag Race Philippines

ACTOR OF THE YEAR

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

  1. Zanjoe Marudo (The Broken Marriage Vow)
  2. Piolo Pascual (Flower of Evil)
  3. Daniel Padilla (Kun Maupay)
  4. Coco Martin (FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano)
  5. Ruru Madrid (Lolong)
  6. Dennis Trillo (Maria Clara at Ibarra)
  7. Xian Lim (Always)
  8. Baron Geisler (Dollhouse)

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR

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

  1. Jodi Sta. Maria (The Broken Marriage Vow)
  2. Julia Barretto (Expensive Candy)
  3. Kim Chiu (Always)
  4. Kathryn Bernardo (2 Good 2 Be True)
  5. Nadine Lustre (Greed)
  6. Barbie Forteza (Maria Clara at Ibarra)
  7. Kylie Padilla (Bolera)
  8. Ivana Alawi (A Family Affair)
  9. Sanya Lopez (First Lady)

PAK NA PAK NA COMEDIAN

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 hard task. Laughter is one of the best medicines there is and someone has to have that timing and the knack of throwing the right jokes and still enjoy the humor

  1. Vice Ganda (It’s Showtime)
  2. Pepe Herrera (My Papa Pi)
  3. Joross Gamboa (Hoy, Love You)
  4. Michael V (Bubble Gang)
  5. Chariz Solomon (Bubble Gang)
  6. Madam Inutz (My Papa Pi)
  7. Ruffa Mae Quinto (Tols)
  8. Maja Salavdor (Oh My Korona)

MALE NEWS PERSONALITY

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

  1. Atom Araullo
  2. Jeff Canoy
  3. Migs Bustos
  4. Christian Esguerra
  5. Ed Lingao
  6. Julius Babao
  7. Ivan Mayrina
  8. Alvin Elchico

FEMALE NEWS PERSONALITY

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

  1. Jacque Manabat
  2. Cheryl Cosim
  3. Kara David
  4. Jessica soho
  5. Pinky Webb
  6. Pia Hontiveros
  7. Karmina Constanttino
  8. Zen Hernandez

LOVETEAM OF THE YEAR

This is presented to the tandem that is most-loved by our dear LionhearTV Cubs. It is a 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.

  1. KathNiel
  2. KoDrea
  3. DonBelle
  4. KDLex
  5. LoiNie
  6. JaneShua
  7. GabLil
  8. YsaGuel

FAVORITE PERFORMER

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

  1. Zack Tabudlo
  2. SB19
  3. BGYO
  4. Arthur Nerry
  5. Alden Richards
  6. Gigi de Lana
  7. Julie Anne San Jose
  8. Morisette Amon

FAVORITE TV HOST

The Favorite TV Host is the face of the any 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.

  1. Vice Ganda (Everybody Sing)
  2. Billy Crawford (The Wall Philippines)
  3. Robi Domingo (Idol Philippines)
  4. Dingdong Dantes (Family Feud)
  5. Yassi Pressman (Rolling It Philippines)
  6. Paolo Ballesteros (Drag Race Philippines)
  7. Luis Manzano (I Can See Your Voice)
  8. Catriona Gray (Top Class)
  9. Bianca Gonzales (Pinoy Big Brother)

FAVORITE DJ 

He or she is the person and the favorite voice on the radio waves. Despite the fact that they can only be heard, but 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.

  1. Raqi Terra (90.7 Love Radio)
  2. DJ Iska Morena (93.9 iFM)
  3. DJ Rico Panyero (Yes The Best 101.1)
  4. Lyka Barista (Yes The Best 101.1)
  5. Papa Jackson (Energy FM 106.7)
  6. Lala Banderas (90.7 Love Radio)
  7. DJ Kara (Energy FM 106.7)
  8. Papa Obet (Barangay LS 97.1)

RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

Even if the digital platform may have somehow overtaken the radio, still the industry refuses to bend but 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 even walking, the radio is still and will always stay as a good companion.

  1. DZXL
  2. Energy FM
  3. DZBB
  4. Wish 107.5
  5. Love Radio
  6. Radyo 5
  7. Barangay LS
  8. Yes FM 101.1

TV STATION OF THE YEAR

The way to success is steep, even the roads going there are rough and bumpy at times. Competitions between stations will forever be fierce; each one trying to outwit, outdo 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.

  1. A2Z 11
  2. GMA Network 7
  3. CNN Philippines 9
  4. TV5
  5. IBC 13
  6. GTV
  7. PTV 4
  8. Net25
  9. UNTV37

FAVORITE GROUP

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

  1. SB19
  2. BGYO
  3. Ben & Ben
  4. ALAMAT
  5. XOXO
  6. KAIA
  7. 1st.One
  8. LITZ
  9. Press & Play
  10. BINI

FANCLUB

In every success of any artist, a certain following or supporters or fan club is his or her or their lifeblood. The fans’ undying support is something that is priceless. Thus, it is just fitting to honor them with this award.

  1. KathNiel
  2. Bloom
  3. Popsters
  4. Kapuso Brigade
  5. Aldenatics
  6. Darrenatics
  7. KimXi
  8. FranSeth
  9. JakBie
  10. MAINEnatics
  11. Little Ponies
  12. KarJon
  13. DongYan
  14. A’TIN
  15. Elijah Nation
  16. ACEs
  17. KarJack Nation
  18. Bubblies
  19. KDLex
  20. KoDrea
  21. MAGILIW
  22. Bullets
  23. LIWANAG
  24. PauNine
  25. Vixies