The biggest party for social media influencers returns as E! Entertainment hosted the E! Bloggers Ball for the second year.
With the largest gathering of social media personalities, it was no surprise that the event became a trending topic on twitter that night, making it one of the most viewed and followed events in the country.
Guests were also in for a treat as acclaimed photographer Dookie Ducay took their portraits in a specially designed booth. There was also a 360-degree photo area as well as several backdrops inspired by the “vapor lights” theme specially created for those Instagram-worthy photos.
“The E! Bloggers Ball is the only one of its kind in Southeast Asia and we are extremely excited to be hosting it again this year” said Scott Mackenzie, Vice President, Channels, Asia, NBCUniversal International Networks. “We are delighted to bring together the who’s who of Philippines social media sphere in one unique event.”
“The idea behind the E! Blogger Ball is to provide a catalyst for our bloggers, vloggers, Youtubers and instagrammers to socialize and have a good time” explained Scott. “We like to think of it as the “prom” or the “big dance” for our social media celebrities— a night where they can dress up, let loose and most importantly to celebrate their craft.”
This year, E! gave out awards to influencers who have made the most impact not only to their followers but to their peers as well. Among the awards handed out were: Look Who’s Trending Male – Wil Dasovich, Female – Jennica Sanchez; Breakthrough Blogger of the Year Male– Dee Gee Razon, Female –Nina Nuguid; Blogger Groupie – The Soshal Network (Vivian Tan, Faye Condez & Camille Buhain); Blogger Icon of the Year for Travel – The Poor Traveler (Yosh Dimen & Vins Carlos); Blogger Icon of the Year for Food – The Fat Kid Inside (Erwan Heussaff); and Blogger Icon of the Year for Fashion – Janina Vela. The Best Dressed Award of the Night went to Kim Cruz (Female) and Daniel Marsh (Male).
The winners for each category were selected by an esteemed panel of judges comprising of social media icon and TV host Bianca Gonzalez-Intal, Nuffnang Country Manager and Yugatech founder Abe Olandres; Our Awesome Planet founder Anton Diaz; Marketing Director of Ever Bilena; Olive Padilla; Rex Atienza and Jay Sarmiento of the Stylelist Inc.
Other highlights of the event include performances from Clara Benin, DJ Mars Miranda and DJ Carlo Atendido.
See all the event photos and more at www.ebloggersball.com and click the SOCIAL tag
New season, new shows
Kardashian Season 14, 10th Anniversary Speical
10th Anniversary Special: As Keeping Up With The Kardashians turns 10, Ryan Seacrest sits down with the famous family for an intimate celebration where they look back and relive the biggest on and off camera moments of the past decade. Don’t forget to catch the special on 25 September 2017, Monday, 8:30PM
It Takes Gutz to be a Gutierrez Season finale
Philippines’ most prominent showbiz family, the Gutierrez’s are giving viewers unfiltered access into their dramatic lives. Starring Ruffa, former beauty queen turned actress-host; her twin brothers – screen superstar Richard and actor-fashion editor-club owner Raymond; and their parents, industry legend/matinee idol Eddie and political aspirant/talent manager Annabelle; the Gutierrez family has been through it all. Beyond the success in their careers lie the unguarded moments, controversies and challenges of family life; this 10 episode series will show us exactly why It Takes Gutz To Be A Gutierrez.
Don’t forget to catch this week’s episode for an exciting family announcement, 2 October, Mondays, 830PM
!T Girls Season 2
At the ball it was also revealed that !T Girls Season 2 will premiere on 23 October 2017. The highly anticipated show will follow celebrity BFFs Georgina Wilson (former Asia’s Next Top Model host) and Solenn Heussaff (French-Filipina actress/artiste) as they navigate through life as !T Girls besties. !T Girls Season 2 premieres on 23 October 2017, Monday, 8:30PM
Season 14: After a heavy and eventful year, Keeping Up with the Kardashians returns for a fun and flirty fourteenth season. From backyard camping and wine tasting in Santa Barbara to jet-setting to Mexico for birthday shenanigans, the family is determined to get back to basics, but not without some challenges along the way. Watch the latest season on 2 October, Mondays 9PM
Stylelist, Inc. Season 3
For every glossy and glamorous editorial shoot, there is a team of stylists who are working harder than one would think. E! once again takes you to a deeper dive into the world of Celebrity and Fashion styling on Stylelist, Inc. as they show us how they curate the best looks for the red carpet, the hottest events, and even in their own celebrations!
Join us as we the follow top celebrity stylist in the Philippines today Rex Atienza, Jay Sarmiento, Miguel Cruz, Jowi Guzman, Princess Villones and Dane Barroso. Stylelist, Inc. Season 3 premieres on 6 November.
E! Bloggers Ball is Co Presented by Ever Bilena.