Star Awards 2017: The winners

Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes at Star Awards 2017. L-R: Kym Ng, Ya Hui, Jayley Woo, Jesseca Liu, Carrie Wong, Paige Chua, Tong Bing Yu, Sora Ma Yi Xuan, Felicia Chin, Rebecca Lim (Photo: Channel 8’s Facebook page)

The annual Star Awards 2017, which is considered to be Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, was telecast live on Sunday (16 April), on both Channel 8 and Toggle.

It was a touching affair as television host Quan Yi Fong took home the Best Variety/Info-ed & Infotainment Programme Host award as well as the All-time Favourite award.

Quan’s daughter, Eleanor Lee, joined her on stage to perform a song that celebrated the win, bringing her mother and some of the other actors to tears.

Quan Yi Fong at Star Awards 2017 (Photo: Channel 8’s Facebook page)

Romeo Tan, one of the “Eight Dukes Of Caldecott Hill”, also received two awards – Best Supporting Actor and a spot as one of the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes.

It was also a night for the veterans. Chen Hanwei won Best Actor, bringing his total number of five Best Actor wins to tie with Xie Shao Guang’s previous record, while the original Queen of Caldecott, Zoe Tay, won Best Actress.

Chen Hanwei and Zoe Tay at Star Awards 2017 (Photo: Channel 8’s Facebook page)

Thankfully, those weird award categories were removed from the show. And yes, the Star Awards did win an award at the Star Awards.

Take a look at the list of winners from the show:

Best Info-ed Programme

Unique Towns

Best Variety Show

Hearts And Hugs

Best Drama Theme Song

The Best Moment (from drama “If Only I Could”)

Best Evergreen Artiste Award

Xiang Yun

Best Supporting Actor

Romeo Tan

Best Supporting Actress

Aileen Tan

Best Variety Special

Star Awards 2016 (show 2)

Best Variety/Info-ed & Infotainment Programme Host

Quan Yi Fong

All-time Favourites

Quan Yi Fong, Elvin Ng, Joanne Peh

Best Actor

Chen Hanwei

Best Actress

Zoe Tay

Best drama

Hero

Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes:

Rebecca Lim, Paige Chua, Jesseca Liu, Jayley Woo, Carrie Wong, Felicia Chin, Sora Ma Yi Xuan, Tong Bing Yu, Ya Hui, Kym Ng

Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes:

Romeo Tan, Zhang Zhen Huan, Ian Fang, Desmond Tan, Shane Pow, Dennis Chew, Li Teng, Pornsak, Desmond Ng, Ben Yeo

Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes at Star Awards 2017. L-R: Shane Pow, Dennis Chew, Ben Yeo, Romeo Tan, Ian Fang, Desmond Ng, Desmond Tan. (Photo: Channel 8’s Facebook page)

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