“Be A Jem Star” is a brand new talent hunt in Singapore that provides a stage for young aspiring singers in Singapore to showcase their talents using social media platforms such as YouTube or Facebook. Tying in with Universal Pictures’ launch of the movie: Jem and the Hologram, young talents began submitting videos of themselves singing original songs or covers in the second half of October. With the grand prize of $3,000 in cash, having their talent nurtured for an entire year and a chance to jam with singer-songwriter Benjamin Kheng of the renowned band The Sam Willows on the line, the finalists have already been selected!
Benjamin Kheng, who is also one of the judges for “Be A Jem Star” recently checked out the videos of the 10 finalists and was generally very impressed with the voices, and effort put in by these amateur singers as well as the techniques some of them of them used to produce their home videos. With various comments on the technicality and power of the voices of these young talents, Benjamin Kheng expressed that he would love to jam with every one of these contestants if he could and hopes that they will continue to pursue music.
Stay tuned to find out which of these 10 talented Individuals will be the winner of the first ever “Be a Jem Star” talent hunt!