THE 21ST Channel [V] China Music Awards and Asian Influential Power Grand Ceremony was held at The Venetian Macao for the sixth consecutive year.
The red carpet event featured celebrity guests from the entertainment industry, followed by the awards presentation ceremony in the Cotai Arena on Thursday night.
Celebrities such as Jackie Chan, Joey Yung, Hacken Lee, Leo Ku, Twins, Jane Zhang, Christine Fan, Jeff Chang and Da Zhang Wei were welcomed by Wilfred Wong of Sands China Ltd.
British star Rita Ora and Japanese boy band JINTAKA also attended.
A total of 45 awards were presented at the star-studded ceremony, including ‘Most Popular Male Singer (HK & Taiwan)’, ‘Most Popular Female Singer (HK & Taiwan)’, ‘Most Popular Male Singer (Mainland China)’, ‘Most Popular Female Singer (Mainland China)’, ‘Global Chinese Film Song Extraordinary Contributions Award’, ‘Asian Most Popular International Artist’ and ‘Asian Most Popular Japanese Group’, among others.
The annual China Music Awards was originally launched in 1994, and gathers the nation’s top talent from the music industry in host cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Macau and Taipei.
It is the only Chinese music awards show telecast in China and around the world.
The Venetian Macao has co-organized the China Music Awards with Star Group Ltd. China since 2012.