Jessica Alba to host Social Star Awards

Media Release : Jessica Alba to host Social Star Awards on 23rd May 2013 at Marina Bay Sands

International star and entrepreneur Jessica Alba will host the first-ever Social Star Awards, which will be live-streamed onYouTube from Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on May 23, 2013.

Alba, who previously hosted the MTV Movie Awards, along with a co-host to be announced shortly will preside over the ceremony, during which 12 awards will be presented to the most popular superstars in music, TV, film, sport and other global categories. The show will feature performances from Aerosmith, CeeLoGreen, PSY, Carly Rae Jepsen, Sky Blu and Blush and will feature some of the biggest stars of YouTube, the performers who have gone viral globally as they have been viewed, shared and re-tweeted around the world.

The Social Star Awards take place in the MasterCard® Theatres at Marina Bay Sands where guests including musicians, footballers, actors, and ‘The Connected” – local celebrities and socilaites – will assemble for a one-off night of breathtaking entertainment. The huge production will feature a bespoke set made entirely from high definition LED screens allowing the venue to become an interactive spectacle as awards are presented on the stage, and in social media throughout the course of the night. The set will showcase the acceptances and the congratulations from fans and supporters of the winners from around the globe. For the audience members lucky enough to get their hands on a ticket, the celebration will be a night to remember – a genuine “I was there” experience, as they live the moment that will be viewed everywhere as theawards are streamed on YouTube to smartphones, TV’s, consoles and laptops around the world.

On the announcement of her role as Host of the Social Star Awards, Jessica Alba said; “I’m thrilled to be co-hosting the first-ever Social StarAwards and look forward to seeing everyone in Singapore to celebrate these social media superstars.”

Paul Morrison and Drew Thomson, Joint CEOs of Starcount said  “To have Jessica Alba presenting the Social Star Awards is an honour which reflects the stature of our inaugural event and ensures  that it  will truly be a Hollywood A-list experience. All eyes will be on Singapore for this premiere of The Social Star Awards, and we’re looking forward to welcoming Jessica to curate an evening of global acceptances and incredible social moments which will see the Social Star Awards take its place at the top table of global Awards events.”

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 begin from $108 and information on exclusive hospitality packages available from www.starcount.com/tickets

Through Internet:

www.MarinaBaySands.com/Ticketing

By Phone:                   +65 6688 8826

Book in person at:

Marina Bay Sands Box Offices (Museum, Theaters, SkyPark, Retail Mall and Hotel Tower 1 and 3 Lobby). For more information please log onto –www.MarinaBaySands.com

Singapore Social Concerts | The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
Friday 24th May: CeeLo Green, Carly Rae JepsenPsy & 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 parts of the Singapore Social Concerts will be streamed live around the world by our global partner YouTube.  www.youtube.com/starcount

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

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