AXN announces Asia’s Got Talent

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The biggest talent competition in the world will be setting foot in Asia this 12th of March 2015, 8:05 PM exclusively in AXN. Some of the region’s most incredible performing artists will be competing to take home the coveted winning title of ‘Asia’s Got Talent’. This is the 63rd adaptation of the Guinness-World-Record-breaking hit “Got Talent” format, which was created by Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and is co-produced by FremantleMedia. The “Got Talent” format is officially the most successful reality TV format in history and currently airs in 186 countries.

Officially launching “Asia’s Got Talent” today is the series’ esteemed celebrity judging panel made up of 16 time Grammy-winning Canadian musician David Foster, UK pop sensation and former Spice Girl Melanie C., Indonesian rock icon Anggun, and Taiwanese-American pop idol and actor Van Ness Wu. The judges met with 500 members of the media, sponsors and partners for the first time at the “Asia’s Got Talent” showcase held at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Mr George Tanasijevich, Marina Bay Sands’ President and Chief Executive Officer said: “Marina Bay Sands is proud to be the premier partner for the inaugural Asia’s Got Talent. The ‘Got Talent’ series has earned multiple accolades across the globe entertaining millions of viewers. The multi-tiered entertainment strategy that we have adopted at Marina Bay Sands offers our guests an exciting range of unique events ranging from concerts, Broadway musicals, movie premieres and award shows. As the venue for the semi-finals and finals for the show, Marina Bay Sands will be the platform where a deserving act will be launched into stardom. Our participation adds yet another dimension to Marina Bay Sands, showcasing the endless entertainment possibilities we offer. ”

Joining the judges as the hosts of the show are are Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez best remembered as contestants from “The Amazing Race Asia Season 2” and hosts of the talk show “The Duke”.

Prizes worth up to US$100,000 are at stake, along with the opportunity for the winner to return and perform at Asia’s leading entertainment destination. Both the semi and grand finals will be held in Marina Bay Sands.

So I guess the only question left is, Asia are you ready?

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