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May 10, 2013
Global Super Stars Head To Singapore For The Inaugral Social Star Awards
With First Time Full Live Concerts In Singapore From Aerosmith, Ceelo Green & Blush Plus Very Special Guest Appearance From Psy
At Ultimate Post-Awards Concert Weekend The Singapore Social,
South East Asia’s Entertainment Event Of The Year
The Social Star Awards will be a unique 24 hour event with an incredible 288 awards (one every 5 minutes) presented to the biggest stars and brands across the world. The Awards show at Marina Bay Sands will feature live performances from Aerosmith, CeeLo Green, Psy, and Blush all of whom will also perform at the ultimate post-Awards concert weekend, The Singapore Social.
At the Social Star Awards the world will shine a spotlight on Singapore to discover the world’s most popular stars in social media globally over the past 12 months in this 3-hour celebration event.
America’s greatest rock and roll band, first time performers in Singapore, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Aerosmith have sold over 150 million albums worldwide and have been recognized with uncountable accolades including 4 Grammy’s, 6 Billboard Awards and 12 MTV Music Awards. “The Bad Boys from Boston” and one of the most beloved bands of all time have dominated popular culture for decades, and their classic hits like I don’t Want to Miss a Thing, Love in an Elevator and Living on the Edge have brought millions of fans to their feet. Aerosmith is guaranteed to provide the perfect anthemic finale to the awards…..
….The Social Star Awards celebration will be set against the stunning backdrop of our unique venue, Marina Bay Sands, which will be transformed into an interactive spectacle for an evening of truly memorable moments. With the Hollywood A-List on the red carpet and a four-course meal from official Academy Awards Chef Wolfgang Puck delivered by his talented team at CUT, Marina Bay Sands, being served to VIP guests, The Social Star Awards will have sealed its place as the ‘Oscars’ of social media.
This unprecedented line-up of the most amazing international talent will then stay on for the public holiday weekend to present The Singapore Social Concerts at the Gardens By the Bay – the ultimate post Awards concert weekend for the Social Stars.
The Singapore Social will see full live sets from Aerosmith (Saturday 25th May) CeeLo Green and Blush plus very special guest appearance from Psy (all Friday 24th May) as guests keep the party going throughout the weekend, they can marvel at the incredible backdrop of what is the jewel in the crown of Singapore’s entertainment spaces – Gardens by the Bay – enjoying a venue and a line-up that are out of this world.
Paul Morrison and Drew Thomson, Joint CEO’s of Starcount comment: “We are incredibly excited to welcome some of the biggest stars on the planet to Singapore for the inaugural Social Star Awards. With a line-up that features rock and roll icons Aerosmith, digital music record-breaker CeeLo Green, plus Psy, the star of the most viewed YouTube video in history and Blush, the biggest all Asian girl group on the planet, we couldn’t imagine a better representation of everything that Starcount is celebrating at our first ever global show.
The Social Star Awards will take social influence to another level, from the 276 Awards we give out via our social media partners during our 24-hour event to the 12 global awards unveiled in the room. Singapore itself and our partners at Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay will provide the ultimate backdrop: now we just need the ultimate global audience to come and join us. With more announcements of talent attending and performing to follow over the coming weeks, the official countdown starts now…”
Karen Mosley, Executive Director, Entertainment, Marina Bay Sands said: “Marina Bay Sands is excited to host the first ever Social Star Awards in Singapore. This inaugural social media awards is set to be a spectacular star-studded affair that celebrates personalities who are taking the social world by storm. This event is a testament of Marina Bay Sands’ commitment and ability to bring world-class entertainment to Asia.”
Lionel Yeo, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board commented: “We are thrilled that Singapore will host yet another unique first-of-its-kind event that will cement our reputation as an innovative lifestyle hub. By tracking and celebrating the most popular personalities and brands in social media across various genres, Starcount will be the first to pay tribute to how entertainment is increasingly consumed and enjoyed in today’s world. By being part of this undertaking, the value this brings to our local industry is significant and tangible – along with major celebrities gracing our shores, there will also be opportunities to share knowledge, technology and concepts across a myriad of local and global platforms.”
Danielle Tiedt, Vice President of Marketing at YouTube, said: “The Social Star Awards’ innovative 24-hour broadcast concept is perfectly suited for YouTube. For the first time an entire generation, who we call Gen C, has grown up with an unmediated relationship with content. They are defined by the Internet, mobile, and social networking, and the Social Star Awards will celebrate this new cultural moment. We are excited to help make Social Star Awards a truly global event and help them connect with Gen C audiences everywhere.”
In short, if it’s massive in social, it’s part of this exclusive global awards event.
The stars are aligning in Singapore. Get ready for the showbiz glamour, fix up and look sharp, prepare to be entertained by the stars but most importantly be proud that Singapore yet again attracts a world first.
The stars are coming to party at Marina Bay Sands – are you?
TICKETS ON SALE NOW
Social Star Awards | Marina Bay Sands | Thursday May 23rd | Tickets and information on exclusive hospitality packages available from www.starcount.com/tickets
Singapore Social Concerts | The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay | Friday 24th & Saturday 25th May | Tickets and information on exclusive hospitality packages available from www.starcount.com/tickets
The Social Star Awards and Singapore Social Concerts will be streamed live around the world by our global partner YouTube. www.youtube.com/starcount
Starcount’s Global Partners for the Social Star Awards are Your Singapore, YouTube and Marina Bay Sands is the official founding host event partner.