Singapore, 16 May 2014 – The Singapore Entertainment Awards (SEA) 2014 (新加坡e乐大赏) will culminate on Saturday, 17 May, with a special Celebration Party featuring some of the top entertainment movers and shakers at The Coliseum™, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore®, Resorts World Sentosa.
For the sixth year running, the SEA is organised by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) and fronted by SPH’s leading Chinese entertainment media platforms Lianhe Wanbao, UFM 100.3, omy.sgand U-Weekly. The SEA serves to honour the best talents and the movers and shakers of the Asian entertainment scene in the past year.
Making their appearance at the star-studded celebration party are some of the hottest names today. Headlining the show is Henry from Korean pop group Super Junior-M who launched his career as a solo artist in 2013. Other stars include Alien Huang, Jia Jia, Lollipop@F (Taiwan); Ruco Chan (Hong Kong); Issac Dang (Malaysia) as well as Ling Kai and Budak Pantai (Singapore).
The winners of the "Most Popular" and "Best" categories for SEA 2014 were announced earlier. A total of 2.95 million votes were received online and via SMS during the voting period from 27 February to 9 April. 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" categories. The complete list of winners is attached in Appendix 1.
In addition, there are five prestigious SPH Media awards to be given out this year; namely the Concert of the Year, Best New Artiste (Male), Best New Artiste (Female), Outstanding Achievement Award (Music). The winner for the fifth award, Asia’s Rising Star, will only be announced at the Celebration Party.
Entry passes to the Singapore Entertainment Awards Celebration Party are not for sale. Members of the public stand a chance to win a pair of entry passes by downloading iAPPS' mobile applications, sParks and ActiveSG. They can also receive a pair of entry passes with purchases via honeybay.com and at dENiZEN stores.
Mr Chua Chim Kang, Chairman of SEA 2014 organising committee and Managing Editor of Chinese Newspapers Division, SPH, said: “The Singapore Entertainment Awards is happy to give recognition to the hard work and dedication by both local and other Asian artistes in the region. We hope that all our readers and listeners, as well as the fans of the artistes, will let down their hair and have a great time at the Celebration Party. We would also like to express our appreciation to our sponsors and partners, without whom the Celebration Party would not have been possible."
SEA 2014 is made possible with the support of Presenter iAPPS and Main Sponsor dENiZEN. It is held in collaboration with Resorts World Sentosa and Hard Rock Hotel Singapore® and supported by sParks, ShowNearBy and Honeybay.
SEA 2014 is also supported by Lianhe Zaobao zbNOW, Shin Min Daily News and My Paper.
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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, omy.sg and SPH Razor. 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. The Malay language-daily Berita Harian has apps for both iPhones and Android smartphones and iPads, offering both native and PDF formats, and an online version.
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.
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· 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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