Friday, 20 September 2013 00:00

Nomination list for Singapore Hit Awards 2013 announced!

JJ Lin, Jay Chou, Sandy Lam, Jolin Tsai and more are in the running for top honours this year

Jay Chou and Penny Tai

The Singapore Hit Awards is back to honour the best in Mandopop! After a one-year hiatus, fans can expect a night of music and glamour from the longest running Chinese music awards ceremony in the country.

This year, born and bred Singaporean singer JJ Lin leads the nomination list with multiple award nominations in the Best Album Producer, Best Local Music Composition and Best Male vocalist categories. He will be going up and against regional heavyweights such as Jay Chou, Sandy Lam, Jolin Tsai, Penny Tai, and even Super Junior-M, the mandarin subgroup of Korean boyband Super Junior, who are all running for top honours in their respective categories.

Unlike previous years’ shows, Singapore Hit Awards 2013 will reach more than 20 cities in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Holland, United States of America and Canada. Reps from these regions will vote for the Global Eminence Award, one of the top awards to be given away at the show.

Listeners, will also have a say in choosing the eventual recipients of the night’s popularity awards: Most Popular Male Artiste, Most Popular Female Artiste, Most Popular Group/Band and the Regional Outstanding Artiste award from Singapore, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan; SMS voting for the popularity awards will commence on Sep 23. Winners in 10 professional categories including Best Album, Best Male Artiste and Best Female Artiste will be picked via music professionals and media veterans from across the globe.

Jay Chou and Penny Tai

This year’s celebrations will also bring attendees on a walk down memory lane with local artistes presenting a medley of chart toppers from the last three decades as it coincides with the 30th anniversary of Singapore’s premier Mandarin chart show, Pick of the Pops.

Singaporeans living overseas can tune into this year’s star-studded proceedings via xinmsn and Toggle. For more information on Singapore Hit Awards 2013, please tune in to Y.E.S. 93.3FM or visit

xinmsn is proud to be the official online media for Singapore Hit Awards 2013. Stay tuned for more updates.

Singapore Hit Awards 2013
Date: Nov 22, Friday
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Level 6
Ticket prices: $88, $58 and $38 (not inclusive of $3 SISTIC booking fee)
Y.E.S. 93.3FM is offering a 1-for-1 deal for the first 100 who purchase the category 1 tickets. MEclub members, students and full-time National Servicemen are entitled to a 15% discount off tickets from category 1 and 2.

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