China Music Awards at The Venetian Macao for a Seventh Consecutive Year

(Macao, April 16, 2018) – Sponsored by The Venetian® Macao, the 22nd China Music Awards and Asian Influential Power Grand Ceremony returned to The Venetian Macao for a seventh consecutive year for a star-studded red carpet event at the main lobby and glittering awards presentation ceremony in the Cotai Arena

The only Chinese music awards show telecast both nationally in China and worldwide, the China Music Awards sees the nation’s top industry talent converge in host cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Macao and Taipei.

On Sunday night fans were able to get a glimpse of some of the industry’s biggest stars as they walked the red carpet, including Hacken Lee, Joey Yung, Joker Xue, Momo Wu, Lala Hsu, Tanya Chai, Wilber Pan, JJ Lin and others.  

One of southern China’s premier entertainment destinations, the 15,000-seat Cotai Arena has hosted numerous high-profile awards shows, alongside performances by some of Asia and the world’s biggest music stars, since opening ten years ago.


JJ Lin

Joey Yung 

Hacken Lee
Photo caption: Celebrities grace the red carpet at the 22nd China Music Awards at The Venetian Macao on Sunday.

Entertainment at Sands China Properties

Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination.

The 15,000-seat Cotai Arena and 1,800-seat Venetian Theatre are the only venues in Asia ranked in Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues and Pollstar’s Top 200 Worldwide Theatre Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world and region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.

The 1,800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a theatre experience like no other in the region.

The 650-seat Sands Theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dance to modern performances, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered. 

The 1,200-seat, purpose-built Parisian Theatre is Sands China Ltd.’s latest entertainment venue. The Paris-style theatre offers an elegant experience for world-class entertainment of all kinds. 

The latest addition is the impressive new Sands Cotai Theatre. With 1,700 seats, this state of the art venue was purpose built by Sands China Ltd for the arrival of the highly anticipated Monkey King – China Show from the renowned Beijing Huayan Group. Eight years in the making, the stage show combines dance, acrobatics, drama, martial arts, magic, advanced 3D effects, LED screen projections, video mapping and full surround sound, together with creative lighting effects, choreography, music and spectacular costumes.

Offering world-class diversity and quality, Sands China Ltd.’s next generation of live venues is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao. 

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