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My Star Bride and Key Witness lead Star Awards nominations

My Star Bride and Key Witness lead Star Awards nominations

SINGAPORE – Hit romantic sequence My Star Bride, the most-watched Channel 8 drama of 2021, leads this 12 months’s Star Awards with seven nominations.

The sequence is up for the Greatest Drama Serial award. It additionally ushered within the first Greatest Actor and Greatest Actress nominations for its leads Xu Bin and Chantalle Ng, who performed a pair within the sequence. The drama – a couple of Vietnamese bride who enters right into a sham marriage with a Singaporean lawyer – charmed followers regionally and abroad as nicely, turning into a modest hit in China.

The drama additionally picked up two finest supporting actress nods for Cynthia Koh and Lin Meijiao – Chantalle Ng’s real-life mom – and one for Zhu Houren for finest supporting actor.

Crime sequence Key Witness can also be up for seven awards, although it missed out on a Greatest Drama Serial nomination. Its main man Desmond Tan, supporting actors James Seah and Zhang Zetong, and supporting actresses Lina Ng and Bonnie Lavatory have been all nominated.

One other first-time Greatest Actor nominees is Jeremy Chan, who was recognised for his efficiency within the supernatural sequence Crouching Tiger Hidden Ghost. He performs a person with the flexibility to see ghosts reverse his real-life spouse Jesseca Liu, who was nominated for Greatest Actress for the present.

Xu and Chan could have robust competitors, from two-time nominee Romeo Tan, former winner Desmond Tan and Chen Hanwei. The six-time Greatest Actor winner is nominated for taking part in a chef in Recipe Of Life.

Within the Greatest Programme Host (Leisure and Infotainment) class, Ke Le and Desmond Ng have been each nominated for Curious Metropolis. That is the primary nomination on this class for each. They’re up towards veteran hosts Quan Yifong, Guo Liang and Kym Ng.

This 12 months’s ceremony will probably be hosted by Chen, the primary time he will probably be anchoring an awards present on his personal. It will likely be held on April 24 at The Theatre at Mediacorp. The ceremony was held at Jewel Changi Airport in 2021.

The primary awards ceremony will start at 7pm on Channel 8 and Channel U with a simulcast on meWatch and Mediacorp Leisure’s YouTube channel.

There will even be a seven-hour backstage dwell commentary accessible from 3.30pm solely on meWatch and YouTube, the place the general public can vote for particular awards corresponding to Favorite Couple Pairing and Most Hated Villain.

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