List of awards received by Ho Yeow Sun

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This is a summary of awards and accolades earned by Ho Yeow Sun.

Awards[edit]

  • “Metro Radio Mandarin Hits Music Awards 2007[1]
On August 4, 2007, Ho's exceptional advancement in her music endeavors was recognized with the "Outstanding Chinese Music Performance Award 2007" at FM 99.7 Hong Kong Metro Showbiz Awards Ceremony. Her main ballad, Spring Smile from her Chinese album Embrace was also awarded "Hong Kong Metro Showbiz Top Hits Award 2007".
  • “Hong Kong Chinese Pop Music Media Awards 2007[1]
On July 1, 2007, Ho was voted the "Most Outstanding Chinese Singer 2007" at Hong Kong's Chinese Pop Music Media Award Ceremony by music professionals, media and the public. She sang the song Forgot to Smile from her Chinese album Embrace at the grand ceremony graced by many top artistes and producers of the music industry.
  • “Global Chinese Music Awards 2006[1]
On October 28, 2006, Ho's Chinese ballad, "Across The Ocean" was awarded the “Top 20 Most Popular Hit Of The Year 2006” at the 6th Global Chinese Music Awards held in Singapore that year. This is an annual music ceremony organized by seven main Chinese radio stations in various parts of Asia.
  • “Leader Mentor 2004” Award[1][2]
On October 29, 2004, Ho was presented the “Leader Mentor 2004” Award at the 2nd Global Leadership and Mentoring Congress for her social works in Singapore.
  • Singapore Hit Awards 2004[3]
On September 10, 2004, Ho was presented the “Best Selling Female Artiste of the Year” at the Singapore Hit Awards organized by the Recording Industry Association of Singapore (RIAS) and Singapore's radio station YES933! FM.
  • Malaysia Hit Awards 2003[4][5]
On November 15, 2003, Ho was presented the “Outstanding Female Stage Showmanship” at the Malaysia Hit Awards held at Genting Highlands. This event was organized by the Recording Industry Association of Malaysia (RIM).
  • “The Outstanding Young Person of the World 2003” Award[4][5]
On November 6, 2003, Ho was among 10 international nominees to be presented “The Outstanding Young Person of the World 2003” Award for her social work in Asia. The ceremony was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, under the auspices of JCI (Junior Chamber International). Ho is the fourth Asian celebrity to receive the award after Jacky Cheung, Andy Lau and Michelle Yeoh.[6][7][8]
  • Singapore Hit Awards 2003[9]
On September 6, 2003, Ho was presented the “Best Selling Female Artiste of the Year” and the “Best Selling Album of the Year” at the Singapore Hit Awards organized by the Recording Industry Association of Singapore (RIAS) and Singapore's radio station FM93.3.
  • Hong Kong Metro Music Awards 2003[4][5]
On August 3, 2003, Ho was presented the “Best Female Newcomer 2003” by the Hong Kong Metro Radio Station's inaugural Music Awards. More than 10,000 fans were at the Hong Kong Coliseum to watch her and other singers performed.
  • “The Outstanding Young Person of Singapore 2002” Award[4][5][7]
On October 5, 2002, in recognition of Ho's contributions to social work, the Junior Chamber of Singapore awarded her with “The Outstanding Young Person 2002.”

Other Recognitions[edit]

  • “First Singer To Perform The Olympic Hymn in Mandarin”[10]
On February 29, 2008, Ho had the honor of performing the Olympic Hymn, which was sung in Mandarin for the first time ever, during the officiating ceremony of “Olympic Philately & Cultural Tour” launched by The Beijing Olympics. Held at the grand Royal Theatre within the famed Forbidden City, Ho was accompanied by a choir of Overseas Chinese from 16 different nationalities, performing before the key leaders of the International Olympic Committee, many important officials from the Ministry of Culture, Chinese Olympic Committee and the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
  • “Charity Ambassador of Love” for Shanghai 2007 Special Olympics Games[11]
In August 2007, Ho was conferred the title of “Charity Ambassador of Love” for Shanghai 2007 Special Olympics Games. Together with China’s pop singer Sun Nan, Ho performed the official theme song at the Special Olympics Charity Gala and recorded a music video for the song too.
  • “Music Ambassador for the 2008 Olympic Songfest”[12]
On June 11, 2007, Ho was named Music Ambassador of Olympic Songfest for the Beijing 2008 Olympics Games by the Beijing Organization Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad at a ceremony held in Beijing Jiaotong University. Her role as the ambassador involves inspiring university students all over China to write songs for the 2008 Olympics Games.
  • “First Singaporean Singer To Top American Billboard Dance Chart”[13]
In the 2006’s Singapore Book of Records,[not in citation given] Ho was named the first Singaporean singer to top the American Billboard Dance Chart. Two of her singles, “One With You” and “Without Love” have subsequently reached Number One positions on the American Billboard Dance Chart and the UK MusicWeek Club Chart.
  • “Asia’s Top 50 Most Admired Personality 2004”[14]
On August 30, 2004, a poll conducted by Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao, readers of the morning daily voted her the 3rd “Most Admired Personality in Asia.” She is Number One on the list for the “Most Admired Female Personality in Asia.”
  • “President’s Challenge 2004”[14]
Ho was invited by the President’s Office to sing the theme song of the annual President’s Challenge entitled “Reach Out with Love.” This is a nation-wide charity drive to raise funds for social agencies all over Singapore. On August 28, 2004, Ho performed before the President in a concert of more than 15,000 people.
  • “First-Day Cover Stamp Series”[13]
To commemorate her contribution to the China Children’s Foundation, Ho was featured specially on a First-Day Cover Stamp-series in June 2004. She is the first celebrity outside of China to be given this honour.
  • “China’s Charity Ambassador of Children 2004”[15]
In appreciation of her philanthropic efforts, the All China Women’s Federation named Ho as “China’s Charity Ambassador of Children 2004” in June 2004.
  • “CHCSA Awarded ISO 9001:2000 Status in 2004”[16]
Ho is the Honorary Founder-President of CHCSA, a humanitarian/social welfare agency helping more than 6,000 needy and under-privileged people in Singapore. On April 29, 2004, CHCSA was awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification in recognition of its excellent quality services and management standards.
  • “Asia’s Top Movers and Shakers 2003”[14]
In premier international magazine Asia Inc., Ho was featured in the December 2003/January 2004 issue as one of Asia’s “Under-50 Movers and Shakers.”
  • “Asia’s Top 50 Most Admired Personality 2003”[14]
On September 10, 2003, in the poll conducted by Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao, readers of the morning daily voted her the 8th “Most Admired Personality in Asia.”
  • “Yahoo! Singaporean of the Year 2003”[17]
On August 15, 2003, Ho was voted one of the “Top 10 Most Talked-about Singaporean” by Yahoo! Singapore.
  • “Asia’s Top 50 Most Admired Personality 2002”[14]
On September 11, 2002, a poll conducted by Singapore’s Lianhe Zaobao, readers of the morning daily voted Ho the 9th “Most Admired Personality in Asia.”
  • “Top 20 Winners’ Circle 2002”[14]
In the August 2002 issue of Singapore’s ELLE magazine, it honored Ho as one of the “Top 20 Individuals” instrumental in changing the lives of Singaporeans in 2002.

Other Honors[edit]

  • November 1, 2007: Ho became the first Asian pop singer to be invited to attend 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards. She was also asked to perform with Wyclef Jean at the SonyBMG Europe Music Awards After Party.[18][19][20]
  • March 9, 2004: Ho became the first Asian pop singer to be invited and asked to present at the American Dance Music Awards 2004.[21]
  • February 8, 2004: Ho was invited to the 46th Annual Grammy Awards 2004. Ho became the first Asian pop singer to be officially invited to a Grammy event.[13]
  • October 19, 2003: Ho was invited to perform at the Hollywood Film Festival 2003. She became the first Asian pop singer to be invited to a HFF event.[11]

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