Singapore, 8 March 2010 --- Results of the second Singapore Entertainment Awards (SEA) are out! Winners in the "Most Popular" categories have been named following the public's voting from 3 to 28 February this year.
In addition to the "Most Popular" awards, a panel of judges comprising SPH journalists from print, radio and online media, together with local and foreign media industry experts, has picked the winners in the "Best of" categories. The complete list of winners is attached in Appendix 1.
Jointly organised by Singapore Press Holdings' Chinese media including Lianhe Wanbao, Radio 100.3, omy.sg and UW (U-Weekly), the Singapore Entertainment Awards 2010 attracted a total of 2.7 million online and sms votes during the voting period.
Five prestigious awards, namely Outstanding Achievement Award (Local Movies), Outstanding Achievement Award (Local Music), New Generation Artiste (Local), Asian New Artiste of the Year and Artiste of the Year, will be announced on 13 March. The winners are also picked by the panel of judges.
The celebration concert cum award presentation will be held at The Float @ Marina Bay on 13 March 2010 (Saturday). Making their appearance at the star-studded event are some of the hottest names in the Singapore and Asian entertainment industry. They include SHINee (Korea), Eason Chan and Moses Chan (Hongkong); Yoga Lin, Rachel Liang Wen Yin and Mark Chao (Taiwan); JJ Lin, Tanya Chua, A-Do, Chen Weilian and Olivia Ong (Singapore). The complete list of artistes is attached in Appendix 2.
Tickets to the celebration concert are fast snapping up. All $65 stage-front standing tickets and $20 tickets are sold out.There are limited tickets left for the $10 category. Tickets are sold through SISTIC Website: www.sistic.com.sg, SISTIC Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 and SISTIC Authorized Agents island wide. (excludes SISTIC charges / subject to 7% GST) .
In conjunction with the event, the following roadshows will be organised:
Your journalist, photographer and video crew are invited to cover the Singapore Entertainment Awards 2010 concert as well as the Post-Event Media Conference at 10:30pm, Saturday, 13 March 2010.
Singapore Entertainment Awards 2010 Celebration Concert
Date: 13 March 2010, Saturday
Venue: The Float @ Marina Bay
Note: This is a rain or shine event. All media must register at the Media Counter located at the VIP Entry Gate, Ground Level, at 6pm. (see attached site map).
Please confirm your attendance with Wong Ching Yee at 6319 1274/ email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Francis Mah at 6319 1028/ email: email@example.com by 10 March 2010.
SEA is organised by Singapore Press Holdings' Chinese media Lianhe Wanbao, Radio 100.3, omy.sg and UW (U-Weekly). The event is co-organised by my paper and supported by SPH print, online and outdoor media including Lianhe Zaobao, Shin Min Daily News, SPH MediaBoxOffice and The Straits Times Razor TV. The other major partners are Hush Puppies (Official Footwear), StarHub (Official TV), Mandarin Oriental Singapore (Official Hotel) and Jeric Salon (Official Hair), The Face Shop (Official Make-up), Yellowglen, Rosemount and Crown (Official Wine / Beer), WOW TV (Broadcast Partner) with special thanks to the Singapore Sports Council. For more information, visit sgeawards.omy.sg.
This year's event is also supported by Media Development Authority (MDA) with the objective of gaining local and regional exposure for Singapore and offering a performing platform for Singapore's young and emerging talents in the media industry.
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For more information, please contact:
Ms Wong Ching Yee
Brand & Communications Manager
Product Branding & Promotions, Marketing
Tel: 6319 1274
Mr Francis Mah
Tel: 6319 1028
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009. It is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
Newspapers and Magazines
In Singapore, SPH publishes 17 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 79 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.
Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 225 million pageviews with 14 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; local search and directory engine, rednano.sg; Stomp (Straits Times Online Mobile Print), a portal that connects, engages and interacts with readers on the Web and via mobile phone messaging; omy, a bilingual news and interactive portal and The Straits Times RazorTV, a free access interactive webcast service offering live chat shows and video-on-demand clips.
SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Mandarin and 91.3FM in English.
In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest outdoor motion display advertising network media company.
SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, is also developing a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.