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Perfect landing for Star Awards 2021 in first-ever show at Changi Airport

Singapore, 18 April 2021 – With the shimmering runway lights illuminating the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A350-900, the festivities of Star Awards 2021 (SA2021) soared to great heights earlier this evening. Held for the first time ever at Changi Airport Terminal 4 (T4) and the HSBC Rain Vortex at Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), the largest local Chinese entertainment event was marked by several joyous highlights as a total of 20 awards were conferred. 

At the star-studded show, Qi Yuwu and Zoe Tay were crowned the Best Actor and Best Actress respectively for their roles in A Quest to Heal and My Guardian AngelsA Quest to Heal took home the Best Drama award while The Breakfast Quartet was the inaugural winner for the Best Radio Programme, a brand new award dedicated to honour the best in local Chinese radio. On the variety front, King of Culinary and Fixer 3 were awarded the Best Entertainment Programme and Best Infotainment Programme respectively, while Quan Yi Fong clinched the Best Programme Host award. Also announced was the highly anticipated list of Top 10 Most Popular Female and Male Artistes, a key highlight for Star Awards. These winners emerged from the bumper crop of nominees for this year’s celebration, which showcased two years’ worth of productions and talents to recognise the quality work and wonderful performances over this period. 

Please refer to Annex A for the full list of winners.

Awards aside, the glamourous event also saw appearances by international and local guest presenters and performers. Singer Joanna Dong and Hong Kong popstar Gigi Leung took to the stage and electrified audiences with their powerful vocals, while other top celebrities presented awards.  These included local stars like Fann Wong, Jeanette Aw, Mark Lee, as well as overseas A-listers like Ella Chen, Kevin Tsai, Matilda Tao, Chung Hsin-ling, James Wen, Lau Dan, Lawrence Cheng, Gordon Lam and Sandra Ng, who joined the show live from satellite studios in Hong Kong and Taiwan in an innovative show format that surprised and delighted audiences. 

Themed “Connect!”, this year’s Star Awards looked to highlight the vital role that local stories from Mediacorp and our industry partners played in connecting and engaging audiences, especially in the last year to rally Singaporeans and keep our spirits high. The partnership with Changi Airport Group, Jewel, and SIA underscored the common mission of all four national brands to bridge distances and connect people. Setting the awards show in Changi Airport T4, HSBC Rain Vortex, as well as featuring an SIA Airbus A350-900 provided an opportunity for audiences to revisit the well-loved Singapore icons which many have missed with the pandemic affecting travel and tourism. 

Angeline Poh, Chief Customer & Corporate Development Officer, Mediacorp, said: “This year’s Star Awards was truly unlike any other, given the unique location and new format. We hope audiences were captivated by the setting, the stars and the show. It was a truly fitting celebration of the achievements of our talents across the industry who had worked very hard to bring us quality content and performances. Thank you, again, to our partners and sponsors for believing in our vision for the reimagined Star Awards and journeying with us to make it a reality – it was a perfect landing!” 

The repeat telecast of Star Awards 2021 is available on Channel 8 on 25 April 2021. For details, please refer to Annex B. Fans who wish to relive some of the best moments or catch the show again on-demand can do so on meWATCH or Mediacorp Entertainment Channel on YouTube. For more information, please visit mewatch.sg/sa2021

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Annex A – Star Awards 2021 Winners’ List

All-Time Favourite Artiste Award 级红星奖

Name

中文名字

Dasmond Koh

许振荣

 

Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes 十大最受欢迎女艺人

Name

中文名字

Ann Kok

郭舒贤

Bonnie Loo

罗美仪

Carrie Wong

黄思恬

Hong Ling

洪凌

Jesseca Liu

刘子绚

Jin Yin Ji

金银姬

Paige Chua

蔡琦慧

Rebecca Lim

林慧玲

Ya Hui

雅慧

Yvonne Lim

林湘萍

 

Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes 十大最受欢迎艺人

Name

中文名字

Chen Shu Cheng

陈澍城

Dennis Chew

周崇庆

Desmond Tan

陈泂江

Guo Liang

郭亮

Marcus Chin

陈建彬

Pierre Png

方展发

Pornsak

-

Romeo Tan

陈罗密欧

Shaun Chen

陈泓宇

Zheng Ge Ping

郑各评

 

Best Actor 最佳主角

Artiste

Programme Title

Qi Yuwu (戚玉武)

A Quest to Heal (我的女侠罗明依)

 

Best Actress 最佳女主角

Artiste

Programme Title

Zoe Tay (郑惠玉)

My Guardian Angels (单翼天使)

 

Best Supporting Actor 最佳男配

Artiste

Programme Title

Bryan Wong (王禄江)

A Quest to Heal (我的女侠罗明依)

 

Best Supporting Actress 最佳女

Artiste

Programme Title

Kym Ng (鐘琴)

Daybreak (天空渐渐亮)

 

Best Programme Host (Entertainment & Infotainment) 最佳综艺及资讯节目主持人

Artiste

Programme Title

Quan Yi Fong (权怡凤)

Hear U Out (权听你说)

 

Best Newcomer Award 最佳新人

Artiste

Programme Title

Zhang Ze Tong (张哲通)

A Jungle Survivor (森林生存记)

 

Evergeeen Artiste Award 常青演绎奖

Artiste

Jin Yin Ji (金银姬)

 

Young Talent Award 青苹果奖

Artiste

Programme Title

Character

Goh Wee Ann (吴委恩)

C.L.I.F.5 (警徽天职之海岸卫队)

萧慧文

 

Bioskin Most Charismatic Award Bioskin 魅力四射奖

Artiste

Romeo Tan (陈罗密欧)

 

Best Drama Serial 最佳戏剧

Programme Title

A Quest to Heal (我的女侠罗明依)

 

Best Entertainment Programme 最佳综艺节目

Programme Title

King of Culinary (三把刀)

 

Best Entertainment Special Programme 最佳综艺特备节目

Programme Title

Star Awards 2019 (红星大奖 2019)

 

Best Infotainment Programme 最佳资讯节目

Programme Title

Fixer 3 (线人3)

 

Best Short-form Drama Serial 最佳短篇戏剧

Programme Title

Beijing To Moscow (北京到莫斯科)

 

Best Short-form Entertainment Programme 最佳短篇综艺节目

Programme Title

Hear U Out (权听你说)

 

Best Theme Song 最佳主题曲

Song Title

Programme Title

Singer

A Quest to Heal (我的女侠罗明依)

石康钧, 铃凯

 

Best Radio Programme 最佳电台节目

Programme Title

Radio Station

The Breakfast Quartet (早安!玉建煌崇)

LOVE 972

 

Annex B – Star Awards 2021 Repeat Telecast Details on 25 April 2021 (Sunday)

 

Programme

Date / Time

Platform

Walk of Fame

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Channel 8

Main Awards Show

3.30pm – 6.30pm

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Mediacorp Pte Ltd
Email: chuapauline@mediacorp.com.sg

Ken Ng
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Mediacorp Pte Ltd
Email: ken.ng@mediacorp.com.sg

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