In the past two years, we’ve witnessed how TikTok has astonishingly taken over our lives. Aside from discovering and developing skills, working out, binge-watching movies and series, and becoming plantitas and plantitas, many of us have also found ourselves scrolling through the video-sharing platform to while away the time and even sharing videos, too!
This paved the way for some ordinary netizens to become popular content creators, as well as for celebrities to have another way to interact with their fans by sharing a bit of their lives at or outside work and by hopping on the latest challenges and trends, too!
So, in the 7th edition of PUSH Awards this year, the annual fan-voted awards show of ABS-CBN’s entertainment website PUSH.com.ph, five online personalities are nominated for the “Trending Tiktoker of the Year” category – Andrea Brillantes, AC Bonifacio, Niana Guerrero, AJ Raval, and Esnyr Ranollo.
Whenever she’s not tugging our hearts with her dramatic portrayals, Andrea maybe entertaining us on TikTok where she uploads videos of her either doing latest trends, promoting the brands she endorses, or simply sharing how her days went. She now has over 17 million followers and has already raked in over 163.4 million ‘likes’.
AC never fails to astound us with her performances on ASAP Natin ‘To every Sunday, as well as with her dance covers that she uploads both on her YouTube channel and TikTok account. But aside from showing her mind-blowing dance moves, she also amuses her more than 6.4 million followers in the short video-sharing app with the product endorsements, random stuff, and behind-the-scene shenanigans with her ASAP family that she imparts.
The same goes for her bestie Niana, who usually uploads videos of her doing solo dance covers or dancing with her family and friends. Aside from simply joining the latest viral dances challenges, she has also started some of her own that have even gone viral worldwide and caught the attention of international celebrities! With more than 29.8 million followers and 518 million ‘likes’ under her name, there is definitely no doubt that she’s a certified social media superstar!
The trailers of her edgy and sexy films uploaded on social media and YouTube have indeed never failed to catch the attention of netizens. Similar with the short videos AJ uploads on the app, which usually consist of TikTok trends and challenges, as well as brand promotions. She has over eight million followers and over 64.3 million ‘likes’ as of this writing.
With his relatable and hilarious contents that give us major nostalgia, Esnyr Ranollo went on to become one of the most popular creators in the country. Thus, it isn’t surprising that he has garnered more than 4.1 million followers and more than 123 million ‘likes’, and even landed his first-ever movie stint via the Star Cinema digital flick “Love is Color Blind”.
Aside from “Trending TikToker of the Year”, fandoms may also vote for their favorite celebrities in other categories, namely, PUSH Popular Loveteam of the Year, PUSH Music Personality of the Year, PUSH Social Media Personality of the Year, PUSH Content Creator of the Year, PUSH Favorite Onscreen Performance of the Year, and PUSH Celebrity Mom of the Year.
A special category is also added this year named PUSH Inspiration 2021, which aims to honor an individual who’s an epitome of empowerment by bringing pride to the country with their achievements and boosting the morale of Filipinos amid these trying times. This is not fan-voted.
Vote for your favorites on push.abs-cbn.com/vote from January 31 until February 27. The winners will be announced in a virtual awarding ceremony on March 4.