MAYMAY Entrata and Edward Barber took home two awards for their love team MayWard and bagged one performance awards each at the Push Awards 2018, making them the biggest winners at the event, which aimed to recognize the most influential digital stars in the country and engage fans through active digital participation.
MayWard was once again named the Push Group/Tandem of the Year after their breakout win in the said category last year. Their fandom, meanwhile, remained the most passionate on Twitter as it bagged the Push Ultimate Fan Award for the second year in a row for posting the highest number of tweets using their own hashtag.
Maymay and Edward also received the Female and Male Movie Performance of the Year awards for their hit movie “Loving in Tandem.” Maymay, who has become a staple in magazine covers and debuted her international modeling career in Dubai last year, won Push Celebrity Style Inspo of the Year #StyleGoals.
Push Awards 2018 anchored on its #Pushitivity campaign, which aimed to boost positivity in the digital world and honor the stars and fans who use their digital power to create a positive impact on society. It was held on Sunday (January 20) on “iWant ASAP,” which streams live every Sunday on ABS-CBN’s streaming service iWant.
Kim Chiu, meanwhile, won three out of her five nominations, including Push Female Celebrity of the Year, Push Celebrity Fitspiration of the Year #FitnessGoals, and Push Celebrity Squad of the Year, which she shared with Angelica Panganiban and Bela Padilla.
Winning the Push Male Celebrity of the Year was James Reid, while Nadine Lustre bagged the Push Celebrity Traveler of the Year #TravelGoals award. The real-life couple was also voted by fans as the Push Celebrity Couple of the Year #CoupleGoals.
“The General’s Daughter” star Angel Locsin was also chosen by ABS-CBN management and Push to take home the Push Inspiration Award for actively using her digital influence to create awareness for relevant causes and effectively promoting her advocacies to her social media followers and fans.
The winners in the Push Personality and Push Goals categories received the highest number of online votes on the Push Awards website from September 9 to November 25 in 2018, while the final scores in the Push Performance sub-categories were combined from the 70% of the judges’ scores and 30% of the online votes.
The Push Awards, organized by ABS-CBN’s entertainment website PUSH.com.ph, recognizes the country’s top Kapamilya digital stars, online personalities, and fandoms. It is one of the digital initiatives of ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment company, which is rapidly transitioning into an agile digital company with the biggest online presence among all media companies, and a growing list of digital properties.