Singapore, 28 March 2011 --- Results of the Singapore Entertainment Awards (SEA) 2011 are out! Winners in the "Most Popular" categories have been named following the public's voting from 7 February to 21 March 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" 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), SEA 2011 garnered a total of 2.3 million online and sms votes during the voting period as compared to over 400,000 online and sms votes received last year.
Five prestigious awards, namely Outstanding Achievement Award (Movies), Outstanding Achievement Award (Music), Concert of the Year, Outstanding New Generation Artiste of the Year, and Artiste of the Year, will be announced on 2 April at the celebration concert at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The winners are also picked by the panel of judges.
Making their appearance at the star-studded event are some of the hottest names in the Singapore and Asian entertainment industry. They include Seven (Korea); Ella of S.H.E, Lollipop F, Alien Huang, Anthony Neely, SIGMA(Taiwan); Kit Chan, Huang Jing Lun, Derrick Hoh, Freshmen (Singapore) and Namcha (Thailand).
Tickets at $128, $88, $68, $38 (subject to 7% GST and SISTIC charges) are on sale. Visit sgeawards.omy,sg, call SISTIC Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 or visit any SISTIC outlet for ticket purchase. OCBC credit/debit cardmembers will enjoy 20 per cent off tickets. Call 6319 2215 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for discounts on bulk purchase of more than 10 tickets.
Those who purchase tickets to the concert stand to win a $500 cash prize in a lucky draw. They can log on to sgeawards.omy.sg/luckydraw, key in a 13-digit Transaction Number found on the SISTIC ticket, and include their contact details to qualify for the lucky draw. Pop fans who come dressed up and get spotted in the Glitter, Sparkle & Shine theme will get a chance to win great prizes!
SEA 2011 is made possible with the support of OCBC Titanium (Presenting Sponsor) ; Starhub and Jolly Shandy (Main Sponsors) ; Suddenly Slender (Official Wellness Partner) ; E-City (Official TV), and supported by the Media Development Authority. 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.
Visit sgeawards.omy.sg for more details on SEA 2011.
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Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
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Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 263 million page views with 18 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; Stomp, omy.sg, and The Straits Times RazorTV.
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. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Chinese and 91.3FM in English.
Events and Outdoor Advertising
SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.
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