What you didn’t see on TV at Star Awards 2019

Go behind-the-scenes with Toggle for the best candid moments of #SA2019SG

Christopher Lee and Fann Wong glitter under the spotlight
Christopher Lee and Fann Wong glitter under the spotlight
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Christopher Lee and Fann Wong glitter under the spotlight

The celebrity couple sure look spiffy in their silver and gold outfits, don't they?

Mr and Mrs Qi take a selfie together
Mr and Mrs Qi take a selfie together
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Mr and Mrs Qi take a selfie together

Too bad Baby Qi wasn't around to help the couple take a photo.

Desmond Tan and Carrie Wong share a lighthearted moment
Desmond Tan and Carrie Wong share a lighthearted moment
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Desmond Tan and Carrie Wong share a lighthearted moment

Judging from the elated grin on Carrie's face, the host's quick ribbing must've really hit home for her.

The queen of selfies strikes again!
The queen of selfies strikes again!
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The queen of selfies strikes again!

It's no surprise that Mediacorp's very own Queen of selfie, Zoe Tay, was once again trigger happy during the awards.

Also, hello there Hanwei!

Get a load of Dasmond Koh's massive bouquet
Get a load of Dasmond Koh's massive bouquet
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Get a load of Dasmond Koh's massive bouquet

Just look at the size of the bouquet Dasmond is holding.

Peace out!
Peace out!
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Peace out!

Ben Yeo's distinctive smile sure stands out from the crowd of somber faces.

A kiss for Aileen Tan
A kiss for Aileen Tan
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A kiss for Aileen Tan

If we were Aileen, we'd also be grinning from ear to ear, but that wasn't the best part of her night...

Marcus Chin joins in to make it two
Marcus Chin joins in to make it two
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Marcus Chin joins in to make it two

As they always say, good things come in pairs, don't they?

Hong Hui Fang photobombs Qi Yu Wu and Desmond Tan
Hong Hui Fang photobombs Qi Yu Wu and Desmond Tan
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Hong Hui Fang photobombs Qi Yu Wu and Desmond Tan

This photo is a little busy, so take a moment to savour it before scrolling away. From Desmond Tan's pout while leaning on Qi Yuwu's shoulder to Hong Huifang's wide-eyed photobomb, and finally Chen Xiu Huan and Zhu Hou Ren's bamboozled expressions in the background, there's bound to be something new every time you check this picture out.

Aileen Tan, Chew Chor Meng and Xiang Yun take a selfie together
Aileen Tan, Chew Chor Meng and Xiang Yun take a selfie together
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Aileen Tan, Chew Chor Meng and Xiang Yun take a selfie together

After all, what's an awards show without one... or maybe a few dozen selfies?

A congratulatory smooch for Becks
A congratulatory smooch for Becks
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A congratulatory smooch for Becks

Zoe Tay gave Rebecca Lim two pecks on the cheeks when she was announced as one of the recipients of the Top 10 Female Artiste Award.

Selfie King in the making?
Selfie King in the making?
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Selfie King in the making?

Zheng Ge Ping takes a leaf out of Zoe Tay's book and flexes his best angles backstage.

What's gotten into Felicia?
What's gotten into Felicia?
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What's gotten into Felicia?

Perhaps the dedicated thespian was warming up her face before the big show?

We kid, but we'd really like to know the story behind this particular moment caught backstage before the show.

Hayley Woo gets ready backstage
Hayley Woo gets ready backstage
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Hayley Woo gets ready backstage

We wish we looked this cute with our hair up!

Behind every successful woman is a supportive husband
Behind every successful woman is a supportive husband
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Behind every successful woman is a supportive husband

Huang Shi Nan teared up as his wife Pan Ling Ling bagged a Top 10 Female Artiste Award.

Jerry Yan signs autographs for fans on the red carpet
Jerry Yan signs autographs for fans on the red carpet
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Jerry Yan signs autographs for fans on the red carpet

The consummate professional made multiple pitstops along the red carpet to sign autographs for his fans who had waited with bated breath to catch a glimpse of him before the show.

Felicia gives Chew Chor Meng a standing ovation
Felicia gives Chew Chor Meng a standing ovation
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Felicia gives Chew Chor Meng a standing ovation

At the end of a montage showcasing Chew Chor Meng's many roles and achievements in the acting field, Felicia stood up to give him a standing ovation to show her respect for the veteran actor.

Hong Ling and Nick Teo share a sweet moment backstage
Hong Ling and Nick Teo share a sweet moment backstage
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Hong Ling and Nick Teo share a sweet moment backstage

This cute little moment between Hong Ling and Nick Teo backstage is equal parts swoon-worthy and heartwarming.

Ian Fang and Desmond Tan get pretty backstage
Ian Fang and Desmond Tan get pretty backstage
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Ian Fang and Desmond Tan get pretty backstage

This is pretty much a common sight every year – multi-coloured clips arranged artfully on many a celeb's mane, as well as a wide variety of cards (we've seen poker cards, name cards and more) placed flat against their sides to ensure that there will not be a stray hair in sight during the show.

Oops, what happened here?
Oops, what happened here?
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Oops, what happened here?

Time for you guys to weigh in - is that a disgusted grimace on Feli's face, or was she just caught at an inopportune moment?

What are Xiang Yun and Chen Shu Cheng talking about?
What are Xiang Yun and Chen Shu Cheng talking about?
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What are Xiang Yun and Chen Shu Cheng talking about?

We'd love to find out what they were saying when this photo was taken.

Pornsak and Quan Yifong share a hug
Pornsak and Quan Yifong share a hug
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Pornsak and Quan Yifong share a hug

Awww, isn't this just the sweetest?

Xiang Yun is overwhelmed with emotions
Xiang Yun is overwhelmed with emotions
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Xiang Yun is overwhelmed with emotions

This happened as she was announced as the winner of the Evergreen Artiste Award.

Best Newcomer nominees Joel Choo, Kayly Loh, Jasmine Sim, Michelle Wong and Angel Lim
Best Newcomer nominees Joel Choo, Kayly Loh, Jasmine Sim, Michelle Wong and Angel Lim
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Best Newcomer nominees Joel Choo, Kayly Loh, Jasmine Sim, Michelle Wong and Angel Lim

The selfie game is strong with these folks.

Ian Fang and Dasmond Koh
Ian Fang and Dasmond Koh
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Ian Fang and Dasmond Koh

The touching tribute to Aloysius Pang caused many of our local artistes to tear up.

Huang Shi Nan and Pan Ling Ling cozy up
Huang Shi Nan and Pan Ling Ling cozy up
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Huang Shi Nan and Pan Ling Ling cozy up

This might be a candid photo, but the couple sure looks picture perfect.

Lina Ng definitely wasn't expecting her name to be called
Lina Ng definitely wasn't expecting her name to be called
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Lina Ng definitely wasn't expecting her name to be called

And you can tell just by her reaction to her name being called as part of the Top 10.

Mark Lee proves that chivalry is not dead
Mark Lee proves that chivalry is not dead
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Mark Lee proves that chivalry is not dead

Mark Lee not only escorted Chen Xiu Huan, but also Hong Hui Fang onstage when they were announced as winners of the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award.

A different side of Pan Ling Ling
A different side of Pan Ling Ling
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A different side of Pan Ling Ling

Is she channeling retro or rock 'n' roll vibes? 

Vivian Lai and Mark Lee share a celebratory moment
Vivian Lai and Mark Lee share a celebratory moment
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Vivian Lai and Mark Lee share a celebratory moment

We might not know what they were cheering about, but it sure looked fun!

Related:
Old-timers take over the SA2019 Top 20
Chen Hanwei’s record-breaking Best Actor win at SA2019
Chew Chor Meng would continue acting even if he couldn’t walk
Hot or Not: Star Awards 2019 Fashion
Star Awards 2019 in pictures
Star Awards 2019: Walk of Fame

WATCH:
Exclusive access to Star Awards 2019 behind the scenes interview part 1!
Exclusive access to Star Awards 2019 behind the scenes interview part 2!
Best Newcomer Jasmine Sim: “These three years have been difficult”
Kym Ng: The All-Time Favourite Award will encourage me to work harder
Chen Shu Cheng: I didn’t expect to win Best Supporting Actor
Lin Mei Jiao hopes to give herself a good break after Best Supporting Actress win
Jesseca Liu: “I can’t wait to have a proper meal”
Hong Hui Fang: “I never thought that I would win the Top 10”
Rebecca Lim: I kind of wish that I can still be in ‘school’ forever
Pan Ling Ling: I received my very first award from Chow Yun Fat
Lina Ng: Being congratulated by my peers is the best acknowledgement
Pierre Png, Romeo Tan, Zhu Hou Ren, Dasmond Koh, Desmond Tan and Chen Shu Cheng share their thoughts on getting a Top 10!
Felicia Chin: There’s no given for the Top 10
Zoe Tay, Chen Han Wei: We achieved our Best Actor award with our effort and hard work over the years
Dasmond Koh reveals that Aloysius Pang's voice was included in tribute performance
Pierre Png: This is what it feels like to be on top of the world!
Chen Shu Cheng wins first Top 10 award after 49 years in showbiz
Hong Hui Fang: I didn’t hear my name when they announced it!
Xiang Yun: I once wondered if I should even stay on in this industry

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