Coco, Anne bag 'Billboard Star Model' award

Posted at 11/17/2012 3:10 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Kapamilya stars Anne Curtis and Coco Martin were recognized Friday night for their ubiquitous presence throughout the metro via outdoors advertising.

Anne Curtis on Friday night personally accepted her award as the People's Choice Female Billlboard Star Model of the Year 2012.

Curtis received the "People's Choice Female Billlboard Star Model of the Year 2012" from the Tanaw award-giving body of the Outdoor Advertising Association of the Philippines (OAAP).

Martin, who was overseas at the time of the awarding ceremony, was recognized as the "It's Showtime" host's male counterpart.

"You guys just made my 2012 even better. Sobrang thank you," Curtis said in her acceptance speech on Friday.

"I think it's very important that we have something like this, because there's a lot of effort going on behind the scenes when it comes to [putting up a] billboard, there's a lot brainstorming, a lot technicalities na pinag-iisipan to light up the roads and advertising outdoors," she added.

The Kapamilya actress, according to her official website, has over 15 product and brand endorsements as of 2011. This year, she scored even more endorsement deals, among them a fragrance line and an accessories collection.

"To all the brands that put their trust in me to be their billboard endorser, maraming salamat," she said.