Now on its 5th year, the ALTA Media Icon Awards of the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD) will once again recognize outstanding individuals, programs, and institutions in the field of mass media on October 17, 2019 at the Ernesto Palanca Crisostomo Hall, UPHSD Las Piñas Campus. The ALTA Media Icon Awards is a Student’s Choice award-giving body that aims to honor outstanding media programs, personalities, and organizations that have contributed to the country’s social development and promoted Filipino values anchored on the Perpetualite philosophy of “Character Building is Nation Building”. Top billing this year’s roster of winners are Iconic Awardees Gary Valenciano (Music), Christopher De Leon (Film and Television), and Rey Langit (Broadcasting), as well as Hall of Famers Jessica Soho (Best Magazine Show Host for Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho), Kim Atienza (Best Educational Program Host for Matanglawin), Pilipino Star Ngayon (Best Tabloid), Umagang Kay Ganda (Best Morning Show), ASAP (Best Musical Variety Show), Maalaala Mo Kaya (Best Drama Anthology) and ChrisTuper -Tambalan, 90.7 Love Radio (Best FM Radio Male Personality). With the theme “PerpetualLive: The Modern Youth and the Media On Cue Towards an Active Role in National Development” awards will be given to the winners in different media categories such as television, radio, print, film, social media, and recording. A separate screening committee comprised of esteemed administrators and educators judged the nominees for the Iconic Awardees.

    Following is the complete list of the winners of the 5th ALTA Media Icon Awards: ICONIC AWARDEES

  1. Iconic Award for Music                                      – Gary Valenciano
  2. Iconic Award for Film and Television             – Christopher De Leon
  3. Iconic Award for Broadcasting                        – Rey Langit


  1. Best Magazine Program                                      – Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho  (GMA 7)
  2. Best Documentary Program                               – I-Witness (GMA 7)
  3. Best News Program                                             – 24Oras (GMA 7)
  4. Best Public Service Program                              – Ipaglaban Mo (ABS-CBN 2)
  5. Best Morning Show                                              – HALL OF FAME: Umagang Kay Ganda (ABS-CBN 2)
  6. Best Noontime Variety Show                             – It’s Showtime (ABS-CBN 2)
  7. Best Musical Variety Show                                  – HALL OF FAME: ASAP (ABS-CBN 2)
  8. Best Travel Program                                            – Biyahe ni Drew (GMA News TV)
  9. Best Lifestyle Program                                       – Ang Pinaka (GMA News TV)
  10. Best Educational Program                                – AHA! (GMA News TV)
  11. Best Youth-Oriented Program                          – Wansapanataym (ABS-CBN 2)
  12. Best Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show                  – Magandang Buhay (ABS-CBN 2)
  13. Best News Talk Program                                   – The Bottomline with Boy Abunda (ABS-CBN 2)
  14. Best Comedy Program                                      – Home Sweetie Home (ABS-CBN 2)
  15. Best Daytime Drama Series                              – Kadenang Ginto (ABS-CBN 2)
  16. Best Primetime Drama Series                          – FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano (ABS-CBN 2)
  17. Best Drama Anthology                                       – HALL OF FAME: Maalaala Mo Kaya (ABS-CBN 2)
  18. Best Game Show                                                – I Can See Your Voice (ABS-CBN 2)
  19. Best Sports Program                                          – Sports U (ABS-CBN 2)
  20. Best Reality/Talent Show                                 – Pilipinas Got Talent 2018 (ABS-CBN 2)


  1. Best Magazine Show Host                                     – HALL OF FAME: Jessica Soho (Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho,GMA 7)
  2. Best Documentary Program Host                        – Sandra Aguinaldo (i-Witness, GMA 7)
  3. Best News Program Host                                      – Mel Tiangco (24Oras, GMA 7)
  4. Best Public Service Program Host                      – Vicky Morales (Wish Ko Lang, GMA 7)
  5. Best Morning Show Host                                      – Anthony Taberna (Umagang Kay Ganda, ABS-CBN 2)
  6. Best Variety Show Host                                         – Anne Curtis (It’s Showtime,  ABS-CBN 2)
  7. Best Travel Program Host                                      – Drew Arellano (Biyahe ni Drew, GMA News TV)
  8. Best Lifestyle Program Host                                 – Solenn Heussaff (Taste Buddies, GMA News TV)
  9. Best Educational Program Host                           – HALL OF FAME: Kim Atienza (Matanglawin,  ABS-CBN 2)
  10. Best Celebrity Talk Show Host                            – Arnold Clavio (Tonight with Arnold Clavio, GMA News TV)
  11. Best News Talk Program Host                             – Boy Abunda (The Bottomline with Boy Abunda, ABS-CBN 2)
  12. Best Game Show Host                                           – Luis Manzano (I Can See Your Voice, ABS-CBN 2)
  13. Best Sports Program Host                                    – Dyan Castillejo (Sports U,  ABS-CBN 2)
  14. Best Reality/Talent Show Host                           – Billy Crawford (Your Face Sounds Familiar  Kids)
  15. Best Child Performers for TV                               – TNT Boys (Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids,   ABS-CBN 2)
  16. Best Comedy Actor for Television                       – Michael V. (Pepito Manaloto, GMA 7)
  17. Best Comedy Actress for Television                   – Toni Gonzaga (Home Sweetie Home, ABS-CBN 2)
  18. Best Drama Actor for TV                                       – Jericho Rosales (Halik,  ABS-CBN 2)
  19. Best Drama Actress for TV                                   – Glaiza de Castro (Contessa,  GMA 7)
  20. Most Influential Male TV Personality                 – Alden Richards
  21. Most Influential Female TV Personality             – Angel Locsin
  22. Most Promising Male Star                                    – Seth Fedelin (Kadenang Ginto, ABS-CBN 2)
  23. Most Promising Female Star                               – Francine Diaz (Kadenang Ginto, ABS-CBN 2)
  24. Best Love Team                                                     – Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla


  1. Best AM Radio Station                                         – DZMM Radyo Patrol 630
  2. Best AM Radio Program                                      – Failon Ngayon (DZMM Radyo Patrol 630)
  3. Best AM Radio Male Personality                       – Julius Babao (ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya sa DZMM, DZMM Radyo Patrol 630)
  4. Best AM Radio Female Personality                   – Ali Sotto (Dobol A sa Dobol B, DZBB Super Radyo 594)
  5. Best FM Radio Station                                         – Wish 107.5 FM
  6. Best FM Radio Program                                      – Dear MOR (MOR 101.9 FM)
  7. Best FM Radio Male Personality                       – HALL OF FAME: ChrisTuper (Tambalan, 90.7 Love Radio)
  8. Best FM Radio Female Personality                   – Nicole Hyala (Tambalan, 90.7 Love Radio)


  1. Best Broadsheet                                                      – Philippine Daily Inquirer
  2. Best Tabloid                                                             – HALL OF FAME: Pilipino Star Ngayon


  1. Movie of the Year                                                     – The Hows of Us (Star Cinema)
  2. Best Actor for Film                                                  – Daniel Padilla (The Hows of Us, Star Cinema)
  3. Best Actress for Film                                               – Kathryn Bernardo (The Hows of Us, Star Cinema)


  1. Best Male Recording Artist                                    – Juan Karlos Labajo (Buwan, MCA Music, Inc.)
  2. Best Female Recording Artist                                – Moira dela Torre (Tagpuan, Star Music)
  3. Band of the Year                                                       – December Avenue (Bulong, Tower of Doom)
  4. Song of the Year                                                       – Kahit Ayaw Mo Na (This Band, Viva Records)


  1. Most Influential Male Social Media Personality          – Kimpoy Feliciano
  2. Most Influential Female Social Media Personality      – AC Bonifacio