Mahigit 300 Star Magic artists ang dumalo sa biggest and most glamorous annual celebrity gathering ng Star Magic artists dubbed as Star Magic Ball 2016.
Kasama ring nakisaya sa Star Magic Ball ang ABS-CBN executives including Chief Content Officer Charo Santos, President Carlo Katigbak, Chairman Gabby Lopez and Head of Finance for Broadcast and News & Current Affairs Cat Lopez.
Several VIPs were also in attendance such as Sen. Sonny Angara with wife Tootsie, Sen. Grace Poe and Davao del Norte Anton Lagdameo kasama ang asawang si Dawn Zulueta.
May mga non-Star Magic artists na present din sa event tulad ni international racer Marlon Stockinger, hosts Luis Manzano na ka-date ni Jessy Mendiola, si Billy Crawford na ka-date naman ni Coleen Garcia’s at si Queen Mother Karla Estrada. Sexy actresses Arci Muñoz and Ellen Adarna also made it to the event along with King and Queen of RnB Kyla, Jay-R and Morissette Amon.
Concert King Martin Nievera once again hosted the annual celebration.
Sa isang part ng programa ay nagbigay ng pledge ang ilang VIPs, celebrities and other guests ng donasyon para sa mga nasalanta ng Super Typhoon Lawin. It was also announced that proceeds of the ball would go to the typhoon victims.
As with other Star Magic Ball 2016, this year commemorated two important people for Star Magic and ABS-CBN as a whole -- they are ABS-CBN chairman Gabby Lopez and ABS-CBN executive Freddie M. Garci. A montage of greetings for the two bosses from different members of the company was also showed to the Star Magic Ball attendees.
Kaugnay nito, kinanta nina CJ Navato, Kristel Fulgar, Bailey May, Ylona Garcia, Darren Espanto at Alexa Ilacad ang isang Carole King medley bilang surprise tribute to the person whom people fondly call as EL3.
Sina Martin, Richard Poon, KZ at ang bagong Kapamilya singer na si Jona naman ang kumanta ng Tony Bennett medley to serenade one of Star Magic’s pillars na si FMG.
Star Magic’s main man Johnny “Mr. M” Manahan commemorated how FMG and EL3 helped build Star Magic.
As usual, nagkaroon din ng traditional cotillion segment ang Star Magic Balla na sinalihan nina Tommy Esguerra and Miho Nishida, Sofia Andres and Diego Loyzaga, McCoy de Leon and Elisse Joson, Sue Ramirez and Ronnie Alonte, Grae Fernandez and Kira Balinger at Nash Aguas and Alexa Ilacad.
Jersey Boys stars Nyoy Volante, Markki Stroem, Bibo Reyes and Rhenwyn Gabalonzo brought a part of their successful show into the ball with their own medley.
During the latter part of the show, si Piolo Pascual naman ang nanguna to offer a toast para sa dalawang Kapamilya executives.
Among the stars who are part of the special toast were John Lloyd Cruz, Jericho Rosales, Xian Lim, Kim Chiu, Sam Milby, Gerald Anderson, Bea Alonzo, Maja Salvador, Zanjoe Marudo, Jodi Sta. Maria and the prime love teams of DanRich composed of Daniel Matsunaga and Erich Gonzales, LizQuen composed of Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil and KathNiel composed of Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.
Tinanghal naman bilang Ponds Beautiful Belle of the Night si Elisse Joson at si John Lloyd Cruz naman ang winner ng Metro and H&M Style Award.
Male and Female Stars of the Night were Charo Santos and Gabby Lopez while Liza Soberano and Zanjoe Marudo were hailed as Star Magic Ball 2016’s Best Dressed stars. The Couple of the Night award was given to Sofia Andres and Diego Loyzaga.
Finally, Magpahanggang Wakas actor Jericho Rosales received the prestigious Star Magic Icon Award for his enduring career in the business and under the talent management agency.