StarHub Night of Stars Makes Its Mark in Singapore: Lee Joon Gi, WJSN, Jeong Se Woon, A.C.E

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The inaugural StarHub Night of Stars ended on a high note as 34 artistes from across Asia lit up the Sands Theatre in Marina Bay Sands to celebrate the best of Asian entertainment on StarHub TV on 22 December. Korean sensation Lee Joon Gi and Chinese actress Qin Lan emerged as the big winners of the night, taking home the 2018 StarHub Best Male and Female Asian Star Awards respectively. The Samsung Galaxy presents StarHub Night of Stars saw a total of 13 awards presented to artistes from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan to recognise their achievements in 2018.
A.C.E performed 'Cactus' & 'Take Me Higher'
To kick start the celebrations, hosts Dennis Nieh, Lulu Huang and Kate Pang delighted the 1,980-strong crowd with a short opening skit. The first award of the night, the 2018 StarHub Best Host Award, was then presented to veteran host Pauline Lan for the enduring success of Lady First Singapore, which is now in its sixth season. Lady First Singapore is a collaboration among StarHub, Hong Kong TVBI and TVBS. Pauline Lan took to the stage again to present Taiwanese actress Chen Meifeng with the 2018 StarHub Evergreen Artiste Award, in recognition of her extensive contributions to the entertainment industry.
Lee Joon Gi won 2018 StarHub Best Male Asian Star Award
In the acting category, Lee Joon Gi’s realistic portrayal of the Lawless Lawyer earned him the 2018 StarHub Best Male Asian Star Award; the series went on to become one of the highest rated Korean dramas in Korea cable television history. In the series, he played a gangster-turned-lawyer who would frequently use loopholes in the law to seek justice against those in power.
WJSN/Cosmic Girls performed 'Secret' & 'Save Me, Save You'
Fans also got to vote for their 2018 StarHub Favourite Korean Drama Character on StarHub’s Facebook page. Taking up the role of Lee Shi Kyung in Andante, Kai emerged as the ultimate fan-favourite, defeating other hugely popular Korean actors Cha Eun Woo, Lee Seung Gi and Park Hyun Shik.
A.C.E won 2018 StarHub Best Newcomer Award
On to the music category, South Korean boy band A.C.E nabbed the 2018 StarHub Best Newcomer Award and took centre stage to perform their hit songs 'Cactus' and 'Take Me Higher'. 2018 StarHub Most Charismatic Performance Award winners girl group Cosmic Girls then wowed the crowd with their song and dance items 'Secret' and 'Save Me, Save You'.

Jeong Se Woon won 2018 StarHub Best Asian Drama OST Award; performed 'It's You'
The audience was also treated to a stellar performance of 'It’s You', from the original soundtrack of top Korean drama What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim, by the winner of the 2018 StarHub Best Asian Drama OST Award, Korean singer Jeong Sewoon. Taiwanese ballad singer Sam Lee made a special guest appearance and presented Cosmic Girls and Jeong Sewoon with their award, before bringing the house down with his hit classics.
WJSN/Cosmic Girls won 2018 StarHub Most Charismatic Performance Award
Viewers can catch the premiere of StarHub Night of Stars on Hub VV Drama (StarHub TV Channel 855) on 13 January 2019, 7pm. The show will also be made available on Hub E City (StarHub TV Channel 111/825) on 19 January 2019, 8:45pm and 4 February 2019, 4:30pm.
You can watch the awards ceremony on 13 Jan at Hub VVDrama & 19 Jan on Hub E City
Samsung Galaxy presents StarHub Night of Stars is produced by H.A.H Entertainment, proudly sponsored by main sponsors Toyogo, Chan Brothers Travel, KFC, Systema and Kyusoku Jikan. Co sponsored by Seng Choon Farm, Mitsubishi Electric Starmex, Royal Caribbean, PacificLight, Cielo and SingHaiYi. Supporting partners include Gold Kili and Eight Design. Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands is the official venue of StarHub Night of Stars. For more information, please visit www.starhub.com/night-of-stars.

*credit: StarHub

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