The Soap Opera Awards

Voted on by the readers of "Soap Opera Digest."

Presented Friday, January 26th, 1999.

Favorite Show: General Hospital

Favorite Lead Actor: Anthony Geary (Luke, General Hospital)

Favorite Lead Actress: Lynn Herring (Lucy, Port Charles)

Hottest Male Star: Steve Burton (Jason, General Hospital)

Hottest Female Star: Kristian Alfonso (Hope, Days of Our Lives)

Favorite Couple: Stuart and Marian, All My Children (David Canary and Jennifer Bassey)

Favorite Supporting Actor: Ian Buchanan (James, The Bold and the Beautiful)

Favorite Supporting Actress: Lauralee Bell (Christine, The Young and the Restless)

Favorite Younger Lead Actor: Jonathan Jackson (Lucky, General Hospital)

Favorite Younger Lead Actress: Rebecca Herbst (Liz, General Hospital)

Favorite Villain: Vincent Irizarry (David, All My Children)

Favorite Villainess: Alison Sweeney (Sami, Days of Our Lives)

Favorite Female Newcomer: Patrika Darbo (Nancy, Days of Our Lives)

Favorite Male Newcomer: Cameron Mathison (Ryan, All My Children)

Favorite Veteran: Stuart Damon (Alan, General Hospital)

Favorite Return: Cady McClain (Dixie, All My Children)

Favorite Female Scene Stealer: Louise Sorel (Vivian, Days of Our Lives)

Favorite Male Scene Stealer: Kin Shriner (Scott, Port Charles)