Kapamilya singer-actress Regine Velasquez-Alcasid was hailed the Icon of the Year at the recently concluded MEGA Fashion Awards 2021, held virtually on Friday, May 28.
On Instagram, MEGA Magazine paid tribute to the Asia’s Songbird and wrote, “A queen on and off the stage, our Icon of the Year is one of the greatest musical artists in the Philippines and a record-breaking artist who continues to soar higher and higher. This year’s MEGA Icon of the Year is Regine Velasquez-Alcasid.”
“Thank you so much, MEGA Magazine for choosing me to be the MEGA Icon awardee of 2021. You know, being recognized for something that you love to do is simply wonderful,” Regine said as she thanked God and her family during the award show’s livestream.
Aside from Regine, more celebrities were honored at the event like actress-philanthropist Angel Locsin who was awarded as the Most Promising Young Leader of this Generation. In her ‘thank you’ speech, Angel hoped that the bayanihan spirit among Filipinos would not falter.
Likewise, KZ Tandingan was announced the Most Stylish Performer of the Year while Nadine Lustre was the Cover of the Year awardee.
Bretman Rock was Most Influential Social Media Personality for Beauty while Heart Evangelista was Most Influential Social Media Personality for Fashion.
Anne Curtis, on the other hand, was Most Influential Social Media Personality for Entertainment.
Apart from celebrities, MEGA also recognized known personalities and brands in the fashion and beauty industry.
Here is the full list of winners:
Regine Velasquez-Alcasid – MEGA Icon of the Year
KZ Tandingan – Most Stylish Performer of the Year
Nadine Lustre – Cover of the Year
Bretman Rock – Most Influential Social Media Personality for Beauty
Heart Evangelista – Most Influential Social Media Personality for Fashion
Anne Curtis – Most Influential Social Media Personality for Entertainment
Angel Locsin X Hada Labo – Most Promising Leaders of this Generation
Furne One – Fashion Designer of the Year
Pam Quinones – Fashion Stylist of the Year
Jelly Eugenio – Makeup Artist of the Year
Renz Pangilinan – Hairstylist of the Year
Hannah Locsin – Model of the Year
BJ Pascual – Photographer of the Year
Pranca – Jewelry Designer of the Year
Uniqlo – Most Influential Global Fashion Brand
Penshoppe – Most Influential Local Fashion Brand
BYS – Most Influential Global Beauty Brand
BLK – Most Influential Local Beauty Brand
Lazada – Most Influential E-Commerce Platform
Kaayo – Marga Nograles – Homegrown Fashion Brand to Watch
Avignon – Chris Cachuela – Homegrown Beauty Brand to Watch
Chris Nick – Fashion Designer to Watch
Glenda Dela Cruz Victorio – Most Promising Leaders of this Generation
Drake Dustin Ibay – Most Promising Leaders of this Generation
Mycke Arcano – Hairstylist to Watch
Raffy So – Makeup Artist to Watch
Ed Enclona – Photographer to Watch
Lyn Alumno – Fashion Stylist to Watch
Marking its comeback, MEGA Fashion Awards 2021 aims to “celebrate the most talented and dynamic individuals who continue to shape and define the Philippine fashion industry today,” as shared on the event teaser posted on the magazine’s social media pages.