Rihanna’s Got A New Day Job… At Puma

Rihanna’s Got A New Day Job… At Puma

Rihanna has been announced as the creative director at sports firm PUMA and will be the public face of the women’s training collection from January 2015. Continuing a long tradition of celebrity endorsements of fashion lines and labels, Rihanna has taken on the role as PUMA’s global ambassador for Women’s Training and will bring her own eclectic flair and stylish […]

K-Pop Superstars EXO Big Winners At MNET Music Awards

K-Pop Superstars EXO Big Winners At MNET Music Awards

It has not been a year without controversy for EXO. The famed Korean-Chinese super-group has been marred by legal problems with EXO-M’s leader Kris and Luhan both reportedly launching lawsuits against their management to have their contracts nullified and leaving the group.   But despite a tumultuous year, the now 10 man group have emerged as the big winners of […]

The Top 10 Wealthiest Musicians In The World

The Top 10 Wealthiest Musicians In The World

No-one said that the music industry was an easy one to crack but for some of these artists, it has been rewarding… VERY rewarding. Take a peek at the net worth of the top 10 wealthiest  musicians in the world. No. 10 Celine Dion – $500 million Some people go to Vegas for a weekend and lose a fortune. Celine Dion […]

Zhang Jie Awarded International Artist Of The Year at 2014 American Music Awards

Zhang Jie Awarded International Artist Of The Year at 2014 American Music Awards

Famed Chinese celebrity and pop star Zhang Jie, also known as Jason Zhang, has been presented with the first ever International Artist Award at the 2014 American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre in LA. The 42nd annual awards ceremony is the world’s largest fan voted award show, celebrating the best in pop, rock, rap/hip hop, soul, and country music.   “Hey […]

Slash Set For Exclusive Malaysia Performance In 2015

Slash Set For Exclusive Malaysia Performance In 2015

One of the most enduring legends in rock music and the former lead guitarist for iconic hard rock band Guns n’ Roses, Slash, is set to play an exclusive show in Malaysia early next year. The show is scheduled at Surf Beach in Sunway Lagoon in Pataling Jaya on February 14.   The top hat adorned guitar virtuoso is returning […]

How Taufik Batisah turned a simple hashtag into a surprise smash hit

How Taufik Batisah turned a simple hashtag into a surprise smash hit

These days, there’s no telling where your next piece of inspiration is going to come from but in Taufik Batisah’s case, what started out as a video to his fans on Instagram quickly become an internet sensation. Back in June, whilst on his way to meet some fans to break fast during Ramadan, the Singapore Idol winner uploaded a video onto […]

Taufik Batisah speaks about latest single and reveals details about new album

Taufik Batisah speaks about latest single and reveals details about new album

MusicWeekly speaks with with Taufik Batisah after his latest single “Menakluk Cinta” shot up to Number 1 on the Singapore iTunes Charts back in August.

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by / on December 17, 2014 at 2:39 pm / in Artists / Bands, Events, Lists

The 9 Reasons You Should REALLY Attend Wonderfruit Festival

Launched by SCRATCH and SECRET PRODUCTIONS, the team behind the wildly successful Secret Garden and Wilderness festivals in the UK, Wonderfruit is Asia’s newest boutique lifestyle festival. Beginning on Friday the 19th December, the three day festival is a feast for the senses aiming to promote the values of opportunity, sustainability and reciprocation to bring awareness to social and environmental concerns in […]

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by / on November 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm / in Indie / Alternative, Metal / Hard Rock, News

Saigon International Music Week Set To Light Up The City

Saigon Sound System and Loud Minority are pleased to present the first ever Saigon International Music Week, starting on 26th of November. Dedicated music and arts space Cargo Bar will play host to a number of international acts, playing across four dates between November and early December.   To kick the event off , platinum selling English indie rock band The […]

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by / on November 19, 2014 at 3:16 pm / in Artists / Bands, Asian Pop Chart, Music Charts, Southeast Asian Chart

Is ‘Chick Chick’ this year’s Gangnam Style?

Shirtless men in animal masks, technicolor band aids, animated dancing chickens… this clip has it all We may still have the remnants of 2012’s smash hit ‘Gangnam Style‘ rattling around our heads but it seems there may be a contenderfor the most annoyingly catchy tune of 2014. ‘Chick Chick’ is the latest viral smash from Chinese pop star Rong “Rollin” Wang and […]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 7:58 pm / in Artists / Bands, Buzz, Events, News

Top 10 Music Festivals In Asia Before 2015

Whether you’re after a chilled out stage with a hand picked selection of indie artists or a raging three day EDM party to dance your nights away, there’s no shortage of awesome festivals across Asia between now and the end of the year. Here’s our pick of some of the biggest music festivals happening across all of Asia before we bring […]

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by / on August 28, 2014 at 10:04 am / in News

The Latest Fallout Releases New Single: Better

New Zealand natives, The Latest Fallout unveil their best yet with ‘Better’

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by / on March 12, 2014 at 6:41 pm / in News

Kashy Keegan This Is My Dream: We Reveal The Incredible Story Behind The No.1 Song

Kashy Keegan is a British singer who’s incredible story is an inspiration to millions of singers worldwide.

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by / on February 4, 2014 at 12:09 am / in News

G.E.M. Singer Performances Cause Sensation In China, Stays At Number 1 In Charts

G.E.M. has retained her Number 1 position on the Top 30 Asia Hong Kong charts while her recent appearances on ‘I Am A Singer 2′ is causing a sensation in China.

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by / on January 30, 2014 at 9:32 pm / in Culture, Videos

The 7 Biggest KPop Videos Of All Time

We all know Psy’s videos for Gangnam Style (1.8 billion views) and Gentleman (653 million views) are amongst the most popular videos on YouTube and bought Kpop to the attention of the world. But what are the biggest Kpop videos AFTER Psy?

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by / on January 29, 2014 at 6:46 pm / in News

The Remarkable Story Of Shiga Lin Scandal To Hong Kong Number 1

In 2012 Shiga Lin was rocked by a scandal when photos of her with ex-boyfriend K-Chen were leaked online. Although other celebrities have been put in a similar situation, the fact that Shiga was only 16 when the photos were taken caused sensational headlines.

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by / on January 28, 2014 at 9:23 pm / in Lists

6 Fun Facts About Taeyang From BigBand

Taeyang and his group, Big Bang, were recently thrilling their homeland fans in Korea with three spectacular live shows. We have done some research to find out some amazing facts we don’t think you knew about Taeyang.

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by / on January 27, 2014 at 7:39 pm / in News

Maudy Ayunda By Your Side Reaches Number One And Sneak Video Photos Revealed

Maudy Ayunda and David Choi are this week’s No. 1 single on the Indonesia Top 3o chart, with their duet song ‘By My Side’. 

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by / on January 25, 2014 at 8:06 am / in News

Shiga Lin Gotta Be With You Music Video Released

Shiga Lin is the current Music Weekly Hong Kong No.1 with her new song, Gotta Be With You. The official music video has just been released on YouTube and shows a distressing portrayal of a painful break-up.

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by / on January 22, 2014 at 7:14 pm / in News

Yeng Constantino Tour Announced While Star Enjoys Time In Dubai

Yeng Constantino, currently in the  Music Weekly Top 10 charts with her hit single, Chinto, has announced some concerts dates in February and March.

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by / on January 22, 2014 at 2:50 am / in News

Idina Menzel And Demi Lovato Go Head To Head For Oscar Awards

Idina Menzel singing ‘Let It Go’ may be the current Number 1 on the Philippines Top 30 chart, but her fans must wait and see which version – Idina’s or Demi Lovato’s – is performed at the Oscars.

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by / on December 10, 2013 at 2:54 am / in News

10 Most Shocking Music Moments of 2013

2013 has been an interesting year in the global entertainment industry. Needless to say there’s been an abundance of shocking moments with some of the biggest names in music managing to make headlines for all the wrong reason. We’ve trawled the word wide web and compiled our list of the 10 Most Shocking Music Moments of 2013!  1.    Justin Bieber […]

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by / on December 10, 2013 at 1:07 am / in News

Miley Cyrus Jingle Bell Ball Performance Causes Another Media Storm

Shy & retiring Miley Cyrus has once again shown other artists how to steal a show, this time by twerking with none other than Santa Claus.

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by / on December 9, 2013 at 10:15 pm / in Music Charts

Demi Lovato Let It Go Hits Top Of Indonesia Top 30 Charts

Indonesia: Demi Lovato has hit the Number One spot in the Indonesia Top 30 Asia chart with her song, “Let It Go”, which features on the original soundtrack to the movie, ‘Frozen’.

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by / on December 8, 2013 at 9:11 pm / in News

Justin Bieber Giveback Campaign Aims To Raise $1m for Typhoon Yolanda Relief Efforts

Philippines: Justin Bieber has launched an online campaign, #GiveBackPhillipines, to raise $1m for the Typhoon Yolanda relief campaign.

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by / on December 6, 2013 at 11:12 pm / in Artists / Bands, Interviews

Nidji’s lead singer Giring Ganesha Tells Us About His Social Network Kincir

Nidji’s lead singer Giring Ganesha has been a very busy man. In addition to his vocal duties he is also the founder of an online social network aimed at musicians called ‘Kincir’.

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by / on December 4, 2013 at 10:27 pm / in News, Videos

Lorde Team Video Released And Crashes Her Vevo Channel

New Zealand: Lorde, currently in all Top 30 Asia charts with her debut single ‘Royals’, has released the eagerly anticipated video to the follow-up single, “Team”.

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