PEP YEARENDER 2022: 17 most-viewed TikTok videos

by Nikko Tuazon
Jan 1, 2023 TikTok most viewed 2022
Marian Rivera's moment with Vice Ganda (top left frame) and Julie Anne San Jose (bottom left frame); Maymay Entrata's white carpet entrance (in pink); Andrea Torres' "take out" bag; Athena Madrid's Marimar Halloween costume; and Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla trying out the "Kiss Here" filter (top right) are among's most-viewed TikTok videos.
PHOTO/S: Nikko Tuazon / Sany Chua / @reremadrid / @_domcruz_ on Instagram

The year 2022 had its share of glitzy celebrations and momentous incidents that stirred social media crazy. (Philippine Entertainment Portal) was there at all significant showbiz happenings doing its fun job seriously—reporting.

Whether on the field doing interviews or covering events, and with its social media radar always on full alert, the team was quick to snap videos of unfiltered moments and share them on TikTok.

Here are's most-viewed TikTok videos as of December 19, 2022.


Views: 6.4 million spotted Andrea Torres clutching her bag at the first-ever GMA Thanksgiving Gala Night last July 30 at the grand ballroom of Shangri-la at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City.

During a red-carpet interview, seized the moment to request Andrea for a bag raid.

The actress graciously okayed the idea and said, "Laman ng clutch? Oh my goodness! I can't show you everything but I will show you, well, breath spray.

"[My] powder, and, of course... May mga tinatago! Lipstick! Secret na yung iba!"

In the comments section, netizens ribbed Andrea about her clutch bag. Some quipped, "akala ko nag take-out!"

@pepalerts Bag raid with #AndreaTorres at the #GMAGalaNight #PEPNews #newsph #EntertainmentNewsPH #GMAGalaNight ? original sound -

Read more: Andrea Torres reacts to funny comments on her clutch bag at #GMAGalaNight


Views: 5.7 million

This video moment exclusively captured by shows Julie Anne San Jose introducing Rayver Cruz to her "ate" Marian Rivera.

This was around the time when Julie Anne and Rayver were still keeping their relationship under wraps.

Marian, who was accompanied by her husband Dingdong Dantes, told Rayver, “Alagaan mo, ha?” referring to Julie Anne, who was wearing a Mark Bumgarner creation.


The Kapuso Prime Time Queen added, “Pinagtatanggol ko iyan.”

Rayver could only flash a smile.

Julie Anne and Rayver admitted that they are now officially in a relationship during the #JulieVerse concert last November 26, 2022.

@pepalerts #JulieAnnSanJose introduces #RayverCruz to her ate @dantesmarianrivera and #DingdongDantes #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH #GMAGalaNight ? original sound -

Read more: Cool, heartwarming moments at GMA Thanksgiving Gala


Views: 5.5 million's video of Maymay Entrata strutting her stuff on the white carpet of the Star Magical Christmas Party garnered 5.5 million views.

The reality star-turned-performer, wearing a sparkly blush-pink Joseph Palma dress, stunned at the event held last November 27 at the grand ballroom of the Sheraton Manila Hotel

TikTok users filled the comments section with hearts and praised Maymay's choice of outfit for the party.

@pepalerts @maymay is definitely a KABOGERA ???? #EntertainmentNewsPH #PEPNews #NewsPH #StarMagic30 #StarMagicChristmas ? original sound - ???????????????????????? - Lyrics PH

Read more: Maymay Entrata bewitching in hubadera OOTD at #StarMagicalChristmas party


Views: 5.3 million took snaps of reel- and real-life couples at the Sparkle Spell Halloween Party on October 23 at XYLO in Bonifacio Global City.

They were Ruru Madrid and Bianca Umali; Derrick Monasterio and Elle Villanueva; Allen Ansay and Sofia Pablo; Gabbi Garcia and Khalil Ramos; Miguel Tanfelix and Ysabel Ortega; and Athena Madrid and Brix Ramos—all from Sparkle GMA Artist Center.

@pepalerts Cute couples at #TheSparkleSpell #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH ? original sound -

Read more: Golden outfits at the Sparkle Spell Halloween Party 2022: Who wore it best?


Views: 4 million

One cute moment that captured on video during the #PreviewBall2022 in September was when the Kapuso Prime Time Queen Marian Rivera finally met dancer/content creator Niana Guerrero.

Marian was ecstatic to meet one of her daughter Zia's biggest idols. She even asked Niana for a video greeting for Zia.


Both Marian and Niana are among the personalities on's list of 50 Most Influential Stars of 2022.

@pepalerts Cute moment betweent @MarianRivera and @Niana Guerrero ???? #PreviewBall2022 #EntertainmentNewsPH #NewsPH #PEPNews ? original sound -

Read more: 12 standouts at the Preview Ball 2022


View: 3.7 million

Athena Madrid, the younger sister of Kapuso actor Ruru Madrid, made heads turn when she arrived at the Sparkle Spell Halloween Party wearing a Marimar-inspired costume with her date Brix Ramos dressed up as Sergio Santibañez.

In's exclusive interview with Athena at the event held on October 23, she revealed that dressing up as Marimar was a last-minute decision.

She wasn't actually planning to attend the party as it would be against her religion, which forbids celebrating Halloween and dressing up in spooky costumes.

But the StarStruck VII alumna eventually threw caution to the wind and ended up gamely hobnobbing with GMA-7's big bosses and her fellow Kapuso stars.

@pepalerts #RereMadrid as #Marimar ♥? With #BrixRamos as Sergio Santibañez #TheSparkleSpell #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH ? Chill Vibes - Tollan Kim

Read more: Athena Madrid recalls her brother Ruru Madrid's remark about her Marimar-inspired Halloween OOTD


Views: 3.6 million

Couple Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla and their friends—actor Joshua Garcia, actress Ria Atayde who came with her sister Gela, Alora Sasam, and Hyubs Azarcon—became a trending topic as a group on social media for their matching OOTDs at the Kapamilya Star Magical Christmas Party.

Looking cute in their toy soldier costumes from the ballet classic The Nutcracker Suite, the gang now known as the Nguya Squad was also the center of attention at the party held on November 27 at the grand ballroom of Sheraton Hotel Manila.

@pepalerts #SquadGoals ???? #DanielPadilla, #KathrynBernardo, @JOSHUA GARCIA, @Ria Atayde, #GelaAtayde, #AloraSasam, and #HyubsAzarcon arrive as toy soldiers from the Christmas classic "The Nutcracker Suite." #EntertainmentNewsPH #NewsPH #PEPNews ? original sound - ??ι?σ?υ - Alfred WaterMax

Read more: KathNiel, LoiNie, Kapamilya couples at Star Magical Christmas


Views: 3.6 million

KathNiel fans were thrilled to see Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla tapping TikTok's "Kiss Here" filter at the instigation of asked the couple to try the filter during their 11th anniversary celebration with their fans last September 26, 2022 at the Microtel Wyndham hotel in UP Technohub, Quezon City.

@pepalerts Happy 11th anniversary #KathrynBernardo and #DanielPadilla ♥? #Kathniel #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH ? original sound - ????_??????

Read also: Kathryn Bernardo at Daniel Padilla, may honest revelation tungkol sa relasyon nila


Views: 2.9 million

Binibining Pilipinas 2022 caused a ruckus during its coronation night last July 31—with netizens and pageant fans raising a howl over Nicole Borromeo of Cebu taking home the title of Binibining Pilipinas International.

Many who rooted for Gabby Basiano of Samar for the grandest crown became suspicious that something was amiss when Nicole was announced as the winner only after a long delay. was there and captured the moment as the pageant's hosts, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and Miss Grand International 2016 Nicole Cordovez, became visibly confused when a floor director reproached them for an alleged mix-up.

Ultimately, Nicole and Gabby addressed the issue and clarified that there was no crown mix up that happened during the coronation night, and that Gabby Basiano's Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental win was indeed legit.

@pepalerts Some suspense before the #BinibiningPilipinas2022 International winner was announced… #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH ? original sound -

Read more: Binibining Pilipinas 2022 winners Nicole Borromeo, Gabrielle Basiano address alleged crown mix-up


Views: 2.7 million

Andrea Torres makes another appearance on this list.

This time, netizens loved her as Ursula, the main antagonist in The Little Mermaid, at The Sparkle Spell Halloween Party 2022.

Upon arriving at the event held at XYLO, Bonifacio Global City, Andrea told the press, "Something simple lang po."

@pepalerts “Something simple lang po,” Andrea Torres says of her Halloween costume at #TheSparkleSpell #EntertainmentNewsPH #NewsPH ? original sound -

Read more: Pretty women dressed to kill at The Sparkle Spell Halloween Party 2022


Views: 2.7 million

Herlene Nicole Budol's candid reaction when she was officially named as one of the 40 official candidates of the Binibining Pilipinas 2022 pageant was also a hit among netizens.

The 23-year-old TV content creator lost her composure when her number was called on stage during the final callbacks of the pageant.

In an Instagram post after the announcement, Herlene wrote, "Ohmygad nung tinawag ang #67 na speechless po ako at wala parin akong tigil sa kaka-iyak dto sa backstage. Thank you lord for hearing & answering my Prayers!"

Herlene then thanked her followers and her manager Wilbert Tolentino for their overwhelming support.

She continued, "Mga ka-Hiponatics! Napili po ako as one of the Official Candidate ng Binibining Pilipinas 2022. Huwag nyo po ako iwan sa aking journey ah.

"Mahal na mahal ko kayo mga KaSquammy, KaBudol at Kahipon, Kainutz, KaFreshness, Sana mahalin nyo rin ako tulad ng pag aalaga sa akin ng aking Manager @sirwil75 at nag bigay ng tiwala at opportunidad nakikita nya para sa aking Karera. ipagtanggol nyo ako pag may mag bash sa akin ah.

"Mahalin nyo ako bilang Hipon nakilala nyo sa Wowowin as TV host ah. ipinapangako ko rin na inding indi ako mag babago at inding indi po lalaki ang aking ulo."

@pepalerts Muntik maiyak si Herlene Budol nang tawagin ito sa Top 40 ng Binibining Pilipinas 2022 #PEPNews #NewsPH #pageanstph #pageanttalkph ? original sound -

Read more: Herlene Budol makes it to Top 40 of Binibining Pilipinas 2022


Views: 2.6 million

Content creator Sassa Gurl, whose real name is Felix Petate, had everyone laughing out loud with her costume choice for the Sparkle Spell Halloween Party.

Sassa Gurl showed up as a live seller complete with a ring light and her paninda. playfully teased Sassa Gurl what was she selling.

She quipped, "More tayo dito! Ano bang gusto mo? Good items o hinde?"

Sassa Gurl ended the night being hailed "TikTok Crowd Favorite," taking home PHP50,000 worth of prizes.

@pepalerts Mima @Sassa Gurl niyo napadaan sa #TheSparkleSpell tapos nagliveselling #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH ? original sound -

Read more: Sassa Gurl wins special award for live seller costume at #TheSparkleSpell Halloween party


Views: 2.4 million

Another cute moment captured by on TikTok was Joao Constancia escorting Kaori Oinuma on the white carpet of the Star Magical Christmas Party.

Being a true gentleman, Joao helped Kaori with her gown, stood by her side, and looked after her all throughout the night.

@pepalerts #JoaoConstancia being a total gentleman to #KaoriOinuma at the #StarMagicChristmas party #StarMagic30 #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH ? original sound - mo

Read more: KathNiel, LoiNie, Kapamilya couples at Star Magical Christmas


Views: 2.4 million

Another standout during the Sparkle Spell Halloween Party was Xian Lim.

Xian transformed into Ghost Rider and rode his brand new Harley Davidson motorbike to the Kapuso network's Halloween party.

The False Positive actor took to Instagram to share a video of his arrival at the party.

While many netizens loved Xian's Halloween costume, his mom Mary Anne Lim was worried about one detail that her son seemed to have overlooked.

In the comments section, Mommy Mary Anne asked Xian: "Awesome, but where's your helmet? Where did you park your bike?"

To appease his mom, the 33-year-old Kapuso actor quickly replied, "@mommymaryanne mom! Kasama ko si Kuya driver and a Harley driver! [emoji] pag baba ko sila na kumuha ng bike...text me nalang please wag sa comments [emoji]"

@pepalerts Xian Lim dressed up as the Ghost Rider at #TheSparkleSpell #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH #PEPNews ? Beat Automotivo Tan Tan Tan Viral - WZ Beat

Read more: Xian Lim's mom has the cutest reaction to his Ghost Rider costume


Views: 2.4 million

Kapuso Prime Time Queen Marian Rivera and the Phenomenal Box-Office Star Vice Ganda were caught exchanging pleasantries at the #PreviewBall2022 in August at the Blue Leaf Cosmopolitan in Quezon City.

Earlier, Vice Ganda was asked by the press who he thought was the most beautiful celebrity in the Philippines. Without batting an eyelash, the It's Showtime host named Marian.

On seeing the Kapuso actress at the event, the Kapamilya host immediately shared, "Kanina tinanong ako ng most beautiful celebrity para sa aming lahat, ang sinabi ko si Marian Rivera!"

Vice Ganda continued, pointing to the press as witness, "'Di ba? Ang sabi ko kanina most beautiful for me, si Marian Rivera! Parang ang bango-bango ng kili-kili lagi!"

On hearing the compliment, Marian hugged Vice Ganda.

@pepalerts For #ViceGanda, #MarianRivera is the most beautiful celebrity! #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH #PreviewBall2022 ? original sound -

Read more: Expect a new era of fashion and art at Preview Ball 2022


Views: 2.3 million

Yohan Agoncillo celebrated her adulthood with an intimate party organized by her parents Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo on November 19 at Green Sun, Makati City.


Yohan made her grand entrance channeling her inner K-Pop star while dancing to New Jeans' "Hype Boy" and Le Sserafim's "Fearless."

Her parents and siblings Lucho and Luna also showed their moves on stage.

Netizens were impressed with Lucho who danced to Liam Payne and Quavo's song "Strip That Down" with Yohan.

@pepalerts Kuya #LuchoAgoncillo got the moves ???? #EntertainmentNewsPH #NewsPH #PEPNews #YohanAgoncillo #JudyAnnSantos #RyanAgoncillo ? Chill Vibes - Tollan Kim

Read more: Sweet moments at Yohan Agoncillo's 18th birthday party


Views: 2.3 million

Bolera actor Jak Roberto dressed as Wolverine, his favorite Marvel character, at the Sparkle Spell Halloween Party.

Playing his superhero role to the hilt, he willingly obliged to's request: he took off his shirt and flexed his six-pack abs for a TikTok video.

Read more: Kapuso male stars at The Sparkle Spell Halloween Party 2022

@pepalerts Yung ang dali kausap ni @Jak Roberto #PEPNews #NewsPH #EntertainmentNewsPH #TheSparkleSpell ? i want it i got it - Official Sound Studio



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Marian Rivera's moment with Vice Ganda (top left frame) and Julie Anne San Jose (bottom left frame); Maymay Entrata's white carpet entrance (in pink); Andrea Torres' "take out" bag; Athena Madrid's Marimar Halloween costume; and Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla trying out the "Kiss Here" filter (top right) are among's most-viewed TikTok videos.
PHOTO/S: Nikko Tuazon / Sany Chua / @reremadrid / @_domcruz_ on Instagram
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