Sony crowns SingStar champions in Dubai
Sameh Sultan from Egypt and Tanvi Bhakta from India win top honours
After months of tough competition, Sony PlayStation crowned the winners of their SingStar Karoake Nights in Dubai Festival City last night.
Sameh Sultan from Egypt took hope the title for the above 16 category while twelve year old Tanvi Bhakta from India won in the below 16 category.
The competition saw singers battle it out over the months of December and January for their place in the finals. Contestants were judged by the official SingStar score rating and a judging panel comprising of representatives from Sony PlayStation, Dubai Festival City, Dubai One TV, Radio 92 and Chemist.
Sultan and Bhakta each won a PlayStation 3 console with a selection of SingStar games, along with shopping vouchers from Festival Centre.
"The competition was a great opportunity for me to entertain people and do what I love. PlayStation and singing are so much fun," said Bhakta.
"The competition was absolutely great and showcased the best of the UAE's talent. The judges, MC's and audience provided the enthusiasm that made this an unforgettable and totally enjoyable experience," commented Sultan.