The 22nd COMPASS Awards Presentation took place on Sunday, 3 September 2017, at Resorts World Sentosa. The Guest of Honour for the event was Singapore’s Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Tan Chuan-Jin.

JJ Lin 林俊杰, who was a performing artiste at last year’s Asian Television Awards, took home the awards for “Top Local Songwriter Of The Year” and “Top Local Artiste Of The Year”. Hype 2 Pte Ltd won the “Top Local Publisher Of The Year”, while Universal Music Publishing Pte Ltd was awarded Top Publisher (Overall) Of The Year. To round off the evening, Singer-Songwriter, Dick Lee, was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

22nd COMPASS Awards Presentation

Winners of the 22nd COMPASS Awards Presentation

TOP LOCAL ENGLISH POP SONG
Happy Little Pill
By: Tong Hong Tat 汤鸿达 (Composer & Lyricist)

TOP LOCAL CHINESE POP SONG
王妃 Wang Fei
By: Lee Shih Shiong 李思菘 (Composer)

TOP LOCAL MALAY POP SONG
Awak Kat Mane
By: Muhammad Taufik Bin Batisah (Composer and Lyricist)

TOP LOCAL SOUNDTRACK
Bait
By: 1) Alex Oh (Composer) 2) Joe Ng (Composer)

TOP LOCAL CLASSICAL MUSIC
Karma
By: Yasotha Somasundram [Posthumous]

TOP LOCAL INSTRUMENTAL CONTEMPORARY
Lotus Flower
By: Eric Chiryoku (Composer)

TOP LOCAL SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
JJ Lin 林俊杰

YOUNG SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
1) Daphne Khoo Pheng Yi 丘平亿 2) Charlie Lim

TOP LOCAL PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR
Hype 2 Pte Ltd

TOP PUBLISHER (OVERALL) OF THE YEAR
Universal Music Publishing Pte Ltd

TOP LOCAL ARTISTE OF THE YEAR
JJ Lin 林俊杰

WINGS OF EXCELLENCE AWARD
Mohamed Raffee Bin Syed Yakob

ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE AWARD
1) Yeo Poh Chuan 杨宝泉 2) Elaine Chan 3) Law Wai Lun 罗伟伦

MERITORIOUS AWARD
1) Zubir Bin Abdullah 2) Sin Kwok Toong 冼国栋 3) Dr Tay Teow Kiat 郑朝吉博士

PATRON OF MUSIC AWARD
Recipient: Eddino Bin Abdul Hadi

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Recipient: Dick Lee 李炳文