RESIDENT JUDGES

  • Ann Hussein

    A vocal coach for Singapore Idol 2009 (Season 3), Ann Hussein is also a judge in various music competitions and a vocal director for local TV programmes such as Anugerah and SG Mania reality series. She was a composer for the National Day Singapore Album in 2003 and has recorded 10 albums with popular band, Gingerbread. A Yamaha teacher for nine years, Ann conducts vocal lessons for students of all ages. Ann Hussein was also awarded the Artist Excellence Award in the 24th COMPASS Awards in 2019.

  • Najip Ali

    Najip Ali has been part of the entertainment industry for over 25 years – making him earn the bragging rights to be Asia’s entertainment icon. Known for his quick wit and larger-than-life personality, Najip took the entertainment world by storm by bringing a flair of the future into his presentations. In 1992, he co-anchored Fuji Television’s Asia Bagus and for 10 years, it became a training ground for him to learn from some of Japan’s best variety show producers. Since then, his body of work has travelled beyond Singapore to TV stations like ASTRO, Indosiar and TV3. Najip has also conceptualised and produced numerous award-winning programmes for Mediacorp Suria. Najip embraces his roots and further educates the world by challenging himself to always be relevant and fresh in the entertainment industry. Najip emerged as National Winner for Best Lifestyle Presenter in Muzika Ekstravaganza 2019 in the 2020 Asian Academy Creative Awards.

  • Ann Hussein
  • Najip Ali

HOSTS

  • Farah Lola

    Farah Lola is a new face on Mediacorp Suria. She has recently starred in cooking-drama series Lesung 2 and Masak Macam Saya. Anugerah 2021 is her first Malay hosting gig on TV. Farah is also a sister to local stand-up comedian Fuzz and rapper Fariz Jabbar. Prior to her newfound fame on local television, Farah is a comedian and content creator, and she aspires to be a writer.

  • Khairudin Samsudin

    Khairudin Samsudin is a versatile actor, comedian, scriptwriter, director and host on Mediacorp Suria. Having won several awards in Pesta Perdana including Best Variety Host in 2015, Khairudin does not rest on his laurels and continues to fine tune his craft where he is now one of the most coveted names in Singapore’s Malay entertainment industry. This all-rounder started his career at the age of 7 in the popular 80s children series, Mat Yoyo. Khairudin has also fronted various dramas, variety series and even has his own talk show, Show Malam Ini, for two seasons.

  • Suhaillah Salam

    Suhaillah Salam is synonymous with popular drama series Cinta Bollywood, where she played a leading role alongside Aaron Aziz. Suhaillah’s versatility in acting and hosting has earned her top awards in Perdana Perdana where she continues to be relevant until today. Suhaillah has hosted various variety programmes such as Anugerah and SG Mania Season 3 and appeared in notable dramas such as Aduh Bibikku!, Bantal Buruk Saloma, InstaGeram and Kultus. Suhaillah Salam was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role category for her performance in Dua Wajah in the 2015 Asian Television Awards.

  • Farah Lola
  • Khairudin Samsudin
  • Suhaillah Salam