Information on Social Stars Awards and Singapore Social Concert (video)

Remember I blogged about the Social Stars Award 2013 in Singapore that will happen in May? Well, I had just received its official PR information with more details of the event. So, if you are interested to attend the events, read on.

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First of all, here is a Social Stars Award 2013 shortlist video.

Here are the table of shortlists

Please note the shortlists below are listed in alphabetical order:

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Official Information Release

CARLY RAE JEPSEN AND SKY BLU ADDED TO THE BILL OF GLOBAL SUPER STARS HEADED TO SINGAPORE FOR THE INAUGURAL SOCIAL STAR AWARDS AND THE ULTIMATE POST-AWARDS CONCERT WEEKEND, THE SINGAPORE SOCIAL SOUTH EAST ASIA’S ENTERTAINMENT EVENT OF THE YEAR.

Thursday 2nd May 2013

The Grammy nominated songstress behind the biggest global song of 2012, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Sky Blu the lyrical mastermind of LMFAO are the latest additions to the stellar line-up heading to Singapore for the Social Star Awards.

The Social Star Awards will see Starcount unveil the winners of the inaugural awards which takes place at a multi-genre international A list celebration at Marina Bay Sands®, Singapore on May 23rd.

Already confirmed for the awards in an announcement made last week are Aerosmith, CeeLo Green, PSY and Blush and today’s announcement adds even more glamour, talent, and social media credence to this unprecedented bill of global musical royalty.

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.  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.

Carly Rae Jepsen also joins the amazing international talent staying on for the public holiday weekend to present The Singapore Social Concerts at the The Meadow Gardens By the Baythe ultimate post Awards concert weekend for the Social Stars.

Carly Rae Jepsen’s breakthrough moment came when her unforgettably catchy hit song “Call Me Maybe” which she co-wrote, quickly rose to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart where it remained for nine consecutive weeks. Certified five times platinum in Jepsen’s native Canada the track is also an international sensation, climbing to No. 1 on the iTunes Singles charts in over 47 countries while the official video has over 400 million YouTube views.  The song has sold more than 10 million singles worldwide to date “Tonight I’m Getting Over You,” which Jepsen co-wrote with its producer Max Martin, is the new single from. The singer-songwriter’s debut album Kiss, also reached the Top Ten in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the UK.  Jepsen won the 2012 American Music Award for Best New Artist and received two 2012 GRAMMY nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year and has been nominated for nine 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

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After performing at the Social Star Awards, she joins CeeLo Green, Psy and Blush on the bill for Friday May 24th – staying on for the public holiday weekend to present The Singapore Social Concerts at the Gardens By the Baythe ultimate post Awards concert weekend for the Social Stars.

Sky Blu is best known as one half of musical duo LMFAO, who together with his uncle and bandmate Redfoo have been ripping up dance floors and music venues since their first major hit ‘Gettin’ Over You’ with David Guetta dropped in 2010. Grandson of Motown founder Berry Gordy, Sky Blu is true music royalty and as LMFAO’s lyrical wordsmith has given the world party classics like “Sexy and I Know It”, “Shots” and “Party Rock Anthem” which reached number 1 in 11 countries including the US, UK, Canada and Australia. His current single ‘Pop Bottles’ is gaining airplay worldwide and promises to

provide the soundtrack to the ultimate party in Singapore – the Social Star Awards.  LMFAO are shortlisted to win the Social Star Award for Music Group.

Paul Morrison and Drew Thomson, Joint CEO’s of Starcount comment: ‘Our Social Star Awards and Singapore Social events later this month celebrate the biggest and best of global social media, and we’re delighted that these two acts, who between them have tens of millions of online fans and have amassed literally billions of views on YouTube, are going to be here in Singapore at the very heart of it.

‘These events are bringing something totally unique to Singapore, not least the chance to see American rock legends; Aerosmith, digital music record-breaker CeeLo Green, plus PSY, the star of the most viewed YouTube video in history, all Asian girl group Blush and now Carly Rae Jepsen and Sky Blu, all on one line-up. This is a truly unique chance to party like a rockstar at the biggest weekend of live entertainment ever to happen in Singapore.  But, we are not finished yet so keep your eyes and ears open for some announcements shortly about more huge stars coming to town. This is going to be a night to remember so get your tickets now before they are sold out – or are you not fan enough…..?‘

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Danielle Tiedt, Vice President of Marketing at YouTube, said:  “YouTube has worked hard over the years to connect fans with the creators they love – we’ve helped fans discover new artists and creators, and we’ve helped creators discover new audiences and go global quickly. In 2012, Carly Rae Jepsen and Psy were able to use our platform to share their music across the world, and we look forward to showcasing their talent, as well as that of the other Social Stars, live on YouTube at this year’s Social Star Awards.”

 

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?

 

TICKET INFORMATION

TICKETS ARE ONSALE NOW!

Social Star Awards | Marina Bay Sands | Thursday May 23rd |
Featuring full live performances from: Aerosmith, CeeLo Green, Carly Rae Jepsen, Psy, Sky Blu & Blush

Tickets and information on exclusive hospitality packages available from www.starcount.com/tickets

Singapore Social Concerts | The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
Friday 24th May: CeeLo Green, Carly Rae Jepsen, Psy & Blush
Saturday 25th May
: Aerosmith + special guests

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

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Starcount’s Global Partners for the Social Star Awards are Your Singapore, YouTube and Marina Bay Sands is the official founding host event partner.

ABOUT STARCOUNT:

Starcount is the definitive global popularity leaderboard, ranking the world’s top celebrities and stars based on their popularity and fan engagement, to produce the ultimate social media chart. It shows the social media ranking of stars across thousands of countries and categories.

Starcount uniquely aggregates and charts popularity and engagement of 1.7bn people’s social media activity across the 11 biggest social media networks in the world every day. These networks are: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Sina, Tencent, Youku, Renren, Mixi, Orkut & Vkontakte.

ABOUT MARINA BAY SANDS:

Marina Bay Sands is the leading business, leisure and entertainment destination in Asia. It features large and flexible convention and exhibition facilities, 2,560 hotel rooms and suites, the rooftop Sands SkyPark, the best shopping mall in Asia, world-class celebrity chef restaurants and an outdoor event plaza. Its two theaters showcase a range of leading entertainment performances including world-renowned Broadway shows. Completing the line-up of attractions is ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands which plays host to permanent and marquee exhibitions. For more information, please visit www.marinabaysands.com

ABOUT THE SINGAPORE TOURISM BOARD:

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is a leading economic development agency in tourism, one of Singapore’s key service sectors. Known for partnership, innovation and excellence, STB champions tourism, making it a key economic driver for Singapore. We aim to differentiate and market Singapore as a must-visit destination offering a concentration of user-centric and enriching experiences through the “YourSingapore” brand. For more information, please visit http://www.stb.gov.sg/