SINGAPORE – The nominations for Star Awards 2022 are out – check out the full list of nominees below.
In a surprise move, actor Chen Hanwei was named as the main host of this year's Star Awards show.
This will be Chen's first time as a solo anchor host for an awards ceremony. He happens to be up for the Best Actor category this year, too.
The annual local Chinese showbiz awards will be held at The Theatre at Mediacorp on 24 April.
In a featurette video in which the Star Awards producers revealed to Chen that they had chosen him to be the host, the actor said he was nervous but would rise up to the challenge.
"When I was a contender for the Top 10 Most Popular Artistes awards, I got really upset when the hosts teased us. Now it's payback time. Viewers should find it funny, because I know the actors well, so I'll be able to tease them," Chen said.
The red carpet segment this year will feature a gigantic Zoom wall where fans will be invited to dial in to interact with their favourite artistes.
In another first, this year's awards will feature a special robot escort – the locally produced LeoBot, which will deliver the trophies to award winners.
The Mandarin language showbiz awards will be broadcast live on Channel 8 and Channel U.
It will also be streamed live on MeWatch and the Mediacorp Entertainment YouTube channel.
The red carpet segment, Walk of Fame, will begin at 5.00pm.
The Star Awards ceremony will begin at 7.00pm.
A seven-hour Backstage Live commentary marathon, a new segment which was introduced at last year's Star Awards, will begin at 3.30pm. The Backstage Live event will only be available on MeWatch and Mediacorp Entertainment's YouTube channel.
More information can be found on Mediacorp's Star Awards website.
Star Awards 2022 Nominees
Chen Hanwei – Recipe of Life
Desmond Tan – Key Witness
Jeremy Chan – Crouching Tiger Hidden Ghost (卧虎藏鬼)
Romeo Tan – Soul Old Yet So Young
Xu Bin – My Star Bride
Chantalle Ng – My Star Bride
Huang Biren – Recipe of Life
Jesseca Liu – Crouching Tiger Hidden Ghost
Joanne Peh – Mind Jumper
Ya Hui – CTRL
Best Supporting Actor
Chew Chor Meng – The Heartland Hero
James Seah – Key Witness (关键证人)
Jeffrey Xu – The Takedown
Zhang Ze Tong – Key Witness
Zhu Hou Ren – My Star Bride
Best Supporting Actress
Bonnie Loo – Key Witness
Cynthia Koh – My Star Bride
Lin Mei Jiao – My Star Bride
Lina Ng – Key Witness
Rui En – The Heartland Hero
Best Programme Host (Entertainment & Infotainment)
Desmond Ng – Curious City
Guo Liang – The Inner Circle
Ke Le – Curious City
Kym Ng – Old Taste Detective
Quan Yi Fong – Hear U Out
Evergreen Artiste Award
Chen Shu Cheng
Lin Mei Jiao
Wang Yu Qing
Zhu Hou Ren
Young Talent Award
Alfred Ong – Key Witness
Cana Yu – My Mini-Me and Me
Goh Wee Ann – The Heartland Hero
Nathaniel Ng – iKid, You Not!
Zemily Leaw – The Peculiar Pawnbroker
Best Drama Serial
Crouching Tiger Hidden Ghost
My Star Bride
Soul Old Yet So Young
Best Entertainment Programme
Crème De La Crème
Hear U Out
The Inner Circle
Towkay, Take a Break
Best Entertainment Special Programme
Lunar New Year's Eve Special 2021
River Hongbao 2021
Star Awards 2021 - Awards Ceremony
Star Awards 2021 - Backstage Live
Star Awards 2021 - Walk Of Fame
Best Infotainment Programme
Cooking For A Cause
Faces of Asia
One In A Thousand
Tuesday Report: The Towkays S3
We Came This Far
Best Short-form Drama Serial
iKid, You Not!
Mr Zhou's Ghost Stories@Job Haunting
The Amazing Showman
Best Short-form Entertainment Programme
Dare to Try
Hello Big Shots!
Storyteller Behind The Wheels
Best Theme Song
Crouching Tiger Hidden Ghost - 乱掉 (Luan Diao) performed by Jeremy Chan
CTRL - 反话 (Fan Hua) performed by Alfred Sim
Key Witness - 你的呼唤 (Ni De Hu Huan) performed by AL4HA
Live Your Dreams - 是谁 (Shi Shui) performed by Chantalle Ng, Tasha Low, Ferlyn Wong, Abigail, and Latonia Tay
My Star Bride - 温习 (Wen Xi) performed by Jocie Guo
Best Radio Programme 最佳电台节目
The DAKA Show – YES 933
Mr Zhou's Ghost Stories – LOVE 972
The Breakfast Quartet – LOVE 972
The Shuang & Kunz Show – YES 933
Wake-up Call – CAPITAL 958
Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes
Not announced yet
Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes
Not announced yet
All-Time Favourite Artiste Award
Not announced yet
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