RTL CBS Entertainment, the regional broadcaster for the 21st Asian Television Awards, has confirmed the participation of Ivy Grace Paredes, the Filipino singer who impressed the judges on the current season of The X Factor UK. The 33-year-old songster known for her powerful vocals will take the stage at this year’s Asian Television Awards to shine as she did on the largest talent competition in the world.“As this year’s regional broadcaster, we are excited to have Ivy Grace Paredes on the Asian Television Awards. She is a shining example of how Asian talent can cross borders and step on to the world stage,” said Jonas Engwall, CEO of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network.Added Cindy Ng, Managing Director, Asian Television Awards, “Fresh off X Factor UK, the Asian Television Awards is the platform to expose Ivy Grace Paredes to the greater Asian audience and show them the potential that the judges Nicole Scherzinger and Simon Cowell saw in her.”
The Asian Television Awards has previously confirmed Adrian Pang, Stephanie Carrington, Alden Richards and Baki Zainal as the hosts for the live televised segment, together with multiple
Golden Melody Awards winner, JJ Lin, popular Indonesian singer Rossa and international pop sensation Charli XCX as performers at the forthcoming awards. The 21st Asian Television Awards returns to the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre on Friday, 2 December 2016.
RTL CBS Entertainment is the channel that brings The X Factor UK first and exclusive to Asia same day as the UK.