Monday, 14 September 2015


KUALA LUMPUR/ SINGAPORE, 13 SEPTEMBER 2015 – MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 , one of the biggest Southeast Asian music nights of the year, was punctuated with amazing MTV moments for fans. The stellar line-up of performersJason DeruloCarly Rae JepsenApinkSEKAI NO OWARIand Malaysia’s #MostWanted local act, Stacy, delivered explosive performances to a live audience of nearly 20,000 fans gathered at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon on Saturday night, 12 September 2015.
Recorded live for global telecast, the one-night only outdoor event, which is in its seventh year, brings multi-genre talents from around the world onto a single stage. The event hashtag #worldstagemy top trended in Malaysia and trended in Singapore, with an estimate of over 100 million social impressions within a day (Sysomos).

The night opened with the limelight on Malaysia as the nation’s #MostWanted local act and award-winning singerStacy gave her first-ever MTV World Stage performance. Stacy had the crowd dancing to an upbeat track, “Not For Sale” featuring Malaysian rapper Altimet.

Kicking off the performance with “ANTI-HERO,” SEKAI NO OWARI made their MTV World Stage debut to thousands of fans, excited to see them perform for the first time in Southeast Asia. The Japanese band’s third track, “Death Disco”, was both a musical and visual sensation for fans, with mesmerizing 3D laser orbs lighting the stage in tandem to the band’s unique musical expression. Last night, SEKAI NO OWARI transported fans to another world with an ethereal rendition of “SOS”. For “Dragon Night”, the last song of their five-track set, the band upped the ante with its pianist playing an accordion and adding a banjo to their unique instrumental mix.

K-pop sensation Apink made their MTV World Stage entrance in true superstar style as they were elevated onto the stage to perform their first of four tracks, “NoNoNo,” with confetti-filled balloons released onto the adoring crowd. Apink’s third track, “LUV”, was a treat for all in attendance as they moved closer, coming to the front of the stage. Throughout their set, the girls interacted with the audience, showing their sweet side and love for their fans. The Korean stars wrapped up their act with a rousing performance of “Remember” as an impressive display of confetti was released into the night sky.

Multi-platinum, Grammy®-nominated singer-songwriter,Carly Rae Jepsen made her Malaysian debut to a sea of cheering fans, performing “Run Away With Me,” the second and latest single from her highly anticipated new album,E·MO·TION. Jepsen stole fans’ hearts as she continued the set with a breathtaking rendition of “E·MO·TION,” the album’s title track. The Canadian pop sensation’s fun and bubbly side shone through her entire set with giant LED balloons bouncing among the crowd and bubbles being released into the mosh pit. Energy levels were through-the-roof with fans singing along to Jepsen’s chart-topping track, “Call Me Maybe”. Jepsen ended her nine-track set with a lively performance of yet another fan favourite, “I Really Like You”, leaving them really really really hungry for more.

Eagerly anticipating international superstar Jason Derulo’sperformance, the crowd roared as DJ Joe Murphy appeared on stage in a Harimau Malaya jersey. Derulo kicked off his MTV World Stage Malaysia performance with a bang, jumping up as he was elevated onto the stage. Derulo’s energetic performance comprising a 14-track medley had the crowd rocking to the beat of his music, starting with “In My Head”. A shower of glittering flames lit up the stage as Derulo continued his act with a series of impressive dance moves, bringing the crowd’s energy levels to its peak. Romantics in the crowd swooned as they were serenaded with popular track “Marry Me”. After a few more fast-paced tracks, Derulo took a break to have a heart-to-heart with his fans, inspiring them to dream big and revealing the meaning behind “Cheyenne”, his personal “stress-relief” song. Much to the delight of the audience, Derulo performed global favourite “Want To Want Me”. As the night came to a close, Derulo had some fun teaching the audience some of the moves to his song “Pull Up”. The set closed with a spectacular show of fireworks and a stunning display of lights, a fitting end to a sensational night.
MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 is presented by Sunwayand supported by Tourism Malaysia. In Malaysia, it is ignited by Xpax, brought to you by Brickfields Asia College,Watsons Malaysia, supported by local broadcast partner,Astro, radio partners hitz fm, ERA fm and MY FM, with media partners Big Tree Outdoor, Cleo, EH!, Hype Malaysia, Selebriti Online, TimeOut KL and YG magazine.
The show will premiere on MTV in Asia on Saturday, 26 September at 1.30pm (TH/WIB), 2.30pm (PH/SG) and 3.30pm (MY), Saturday, 10 October at 9pm (JP) and Sunday, 11 October at 12am (KR).

Friday, 4 September 2015

Oh!K’s latest hit series, Everybody Say Kimchi to take viewers on a heart-rending journey

Everybody Say Kimchi premieres exclusively in Malaysia on 9 September (Tuesday), 7.45pm on Astro Channel 394

Oh!K (Astro Channel 394) is set to premiere Everybody Say Kimchi’ – a family, romantic drama that tells a story of a heartbroken housewife and her newly-established Kimchi business.

Yoo Ha-eun (Kim Ji-young) has always dreamed of becoming a lawyer wife married to Lim Dong-joon (Won Ki-joon). But her life starts to shatter when he abandons her for his client, Park Hyun-ji (Cha Hyun-jung), the heiress to the Taeyang Group. Despite the betrayal of her husband and the subsequent hardships she encounters as a divorcee, she starts a Kimchi business to start anew. With the help from Shin Tae-gyung (Kim Ho-jin), owner of an agriculture cooperative called Haneul Farm, she gets into a competition with Hyun-ji who also runs the Kimchi food subsidiary. Both of them soon discover a startling family secret, leaving them to question their foundation, marriage and the people around them. 

The Running Man, Kang Gary Runs to KL MATTA FAIR 2015

K-Travel enthusiasts and K-pop fans, are you ready to meet Kang Gary (Kang Hee-gun) up close at the KL MATTA Fair 2015?

Famously known as one of the cast members in Running Man, Kang Gary will be making a special appearance on 5th September 2015 at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) to spread the positive energy vibes. Will you be there to interview or support him?

What if you could not make it to meet Kang Gary this Saturday? Fret not! You may still catch Gary via Running Man, the hit-variety series that is airing every Sunday, 8.30pm on ONE HD. Fans of the series can also catch up with past episodes in the Running Man #ThrowBack, which airs every Saturday at 10.15pm on ONE HD.