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Vote for your favourite stars at Singapore Entertainment Awards 2014 and win!

Singapore, 12 March 2014 – The Singapore Entertainment Awards (SEA) 新加坡e乐大赏 is back for the sixth year! Organised by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) and fronted by SPH’s leading entertainment media platforms Lianhe Wanbao,, UFM100.3 and U-Weekly, SEA 2014 will continue to honour the best talents as well as the movers and shakers of the Asian Entertainment scene in the past year.

Apart from honouring the best talents in Singapore and Asia, the awards also promote the local and regional entertainment scene.

Over 30 awards will be presented this year, across a wide spectrum from music, movies, dramas to concerts. The list of Award categories is found in Appendix 1. The qualifying period for nomination is from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013.

Fans of Asian pop stars will be eager to cheer for their idols who are battling for the top awards in the "Most Popular" and "Best" categories! The "Most Popular" awards are determined by public voting while the awards in the "Best" categories are judged by a professional panel comprising local and overseas media, as well as entertainment industry experts.

Two lucky voters stand a chance to win a pair of return air tickets to Seoul (excluding airport taxes and surcharges) or $500 cash. 

Last year's Most Popular Male and Female Singers were Aska Yang and Stefanie Sun respectively. The Best Male and Female Singer awards went to Yoga Lin and Lala Hsu.

The nominees this year include some of the biggest stars in Asia, including Jay Chou, Jam Hsiao and Wang Lee Hom in the Most Popular Male Singer category, as well as Singapore's very own Stefanie Sun, Taiwan's Hebe Tian and Hong Kong's Denise Ho who will be vying for the title of Most Popular Female Singer. 

Winners of the SEA 2014 will be announced in end April 2014.

Mr Chua Chim Kang, Managing Editor, Chinese Newspapers Division, SPH and Chairman of the SEA 2014 Organising Committee, said: "The Asian entertainment scene has never been more exciting. Singers and actors have to compete not just with others from their country but those from other countries in the region as well. The judges have a very tough job this year determining just who are the best, while we believe the fans will stand by their favourite artistes and vote for them to win in the 'most popular' categories.”

Voting Information
From now till 9 April 2014, public voting for the 15 "Most Popular" categories can be done online at or via SMS 146077877 in this format: sgeawards<space>category + number<space>NRIC<space>Name. 

The list of nominees for public voting is attached in 
Appendix 2

SEA 2014 is supported by Lianhe Zaobao NOW, Shin Min Daily News and My Paper.

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For media queries, please contact:

Phyllis Yeo

Organising Committee
Singapore Entertainment Awards 2014
Tel: 6319 1439
Mobile: 9656 4023

Adrian Cheong

Corporate Communications Division
Tel: 6319 2261

Mobile: 9798 6097

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, SPH's suite of digital products, including online editions of newspapers and magazines, as well as mobile applications, enjoy over 400 million page views with 20 million unique visitors every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.


In the radio business, SPH Radio Pte Ltd operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. 

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO. 


SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established principally to invest, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate which is used primarily for retail purposes in Asia-Pacific, as well as real estate-related assets. SPH REIT is managed by SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

· Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
· The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore. 

The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road. 

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