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TVF & AIB triumph at WebTV Asia awards

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MUMBAI: They are probably the most innovative of digital content creators in India. And they have a cult following nationally, which is to be seen. And both TheViralFever and All India Bakchod (AIB) received recognition for their content initiatives at the inaugural WebTVAsia Awards 2015, which took place on 23 October, 2015 night at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Center in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

While TheViralFeverVideo channel took home India’s most popular online video channel, AIB’s take on ‘Alia Bhatt – Genius of the Year’ special pocketed the most popular India video award.

The ceremony had a star-studded attendance from Asia’s best digital content creators. For the first time ever, the region’s online video stars were awarded several recognitions including top honours in The Most Popular Channel and Most Popular Video awards for each of the participating nation’s best, with top video contents in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia.

Eight more awards completed the first ever recognition for digital creators in Brand of the Year, Digital Campaign of the Year, Freaking Awesome Video of the Year, Channel of the Year, Song of the Year, Breakout Artiste of the Year and the Spirit of Mankind award.

Below is the full list of 2015 WebTVAsia Awards winners:

Malaysia’s Most Popular Channel: JINNYBOYTV

Malaysia’s Most Popular Video: Namewee – High Pitched

Korea’s Most Popular Channel: YD Gaming Channel

Korea’s Most Popular Video: Awesome Haeun – Shake It

Japan’s Most Popular Channel: Hikakin

Indonesia’s Most Popular Channel: Lastday Production

Indonesia’s Most Popular Video: LINE – Ada Apa Dengan Cinta

India’s Most Popular Channel: THEVIRALFEVERVIDEOS

India’s Most Popular Video: All Indian Bakchod – Alia Bhatt – Genius of the Year

Vietnam’s Most Popular Channel: BB&BG Entertainment

Vietnam’s Most Popular Video: DAMtv - Chau Hoan Cua Chong (Hoan Chau Cong Chua Parody) – Official

Singapore’s Most Popular Channel: WAHBANANA

Singapore’s Most Popular Video: Jian Hao – Past vs Present: Teenagers

Hong Kong’s Most Popular Channel: GEMBLOG

Hong Kong’s Most Popular Video: FHPRODUCTIONK – One Day

Thailand’s Most Popular Channel: BIE THE SKA

Thailand’s Most Popular Video: FEDFECLIP - Wanna Poop So Much

Taiwan’s Most Popular Channel: HIM Music

Taiwan’s Most Popular Video: TGOP - Classic Family Feud

China’s Most Popular Channel: The Unexpected

China’s Most Popular Video: Chopstick Brothers – Little Apple

Philippines’s Most Popular Channel: Mikey Bustos

Philippines’s Most Popular Video: Mikey Bustos – I Go to Palengke

Brand of the Year: OPPO

Freaking Awesome Video of the Year: Leona Chin & MaxmanTV – Fast & Furious Nerd Chocks Instructors

Spirit of Mankind: ALS Viral Video

Song of the Year: Chopstick Brothers – Little Apple

Breakout Artiste of the Year: SNH48 / LADYBABY / REDPEOPLE

Channel of the Year: CHINA HUNAN TV Official Channel

Digital Campaign of the Year: YOUKU – Little Apple Campaign

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