Articles by: Neil
Writer on Music Weekly Asia.

by / on November 27, 2013 at 2:49 am / in Events, News

The SCTV Awards 2013 Will Be The Most Glamourous Show Of The Year

The annual SCTV Awards 2013 will be held on on Friday November 29th and promise to be the most glamourous ceremony of the year!  

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by / on November 27, 2013 at 12:39 am / in Music Charts

Taeyang And T.O.P. Go Head-To-Head In BigBang Chart Battle

HongKong: Two members of boy band Bigbang, Taeyang and T.O.P., went head-to-head in the Top 30 Asia charts this week. Taeyang’s ‘Ringa Linga’ eventually won out, but only by the narrowest of margins!

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by / on November 26, 2013 at 8:31 pm / in News

Are Psy, G-Dragon & Justin Bieber Working On A Song Together?

Internet rumours are never to be believed. But when one of them is started by Psy, and it involves three of the biggest stars in the world then you have to take it seriously.

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by / on November 26, 2013 at 2:36 am / in News

Was The Katy Perry Geisha Performance At AMA Racist?

Miley Cyrus may have grabbed the majority of headlines with her Virtual Kitten performance, but it’s Katy Perry’s ‘Geisha’ performance of ‘Unconditionally’ that is courting controversy with claims that it is racist stereotyping. 

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by / on November 23, 2013 at 12:22 am / in Live Reviews

Mama 2013 G-Dragon Wins Four Awards, Highlights & Quotes

Hong Kong: In a spectacular show that reached epic proportions, G-Dragon stole the show by winning four awards for Artist of The Year, Best Male Artist, Video of the year and Best Dance Performance (Male).

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by / on November 22, 2013 at 11:17 pm / in News

MAMA 2013 Winners On The Night – Full List

Hong Kong: MaMa 2013 took place at the Asia World Exp Arena to a thrilled audience packed with Kpop stars and celebrities.

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by / on November 22, 2013 at 3:25 am / in News

Boyce Avenue Tour Southeast Asia – MWA Exclusive Interview

Boyce Avenue hold an enviable world record. Their 4.4m subscribers and 1bn views make them the most successful independent band on YouTube.

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by / on November 22, 2013 at 1:59 am / in News

2NE1 Tour Announced While CL Naked In Missing You Video Causes Outcry

Korea: 2NE1, one of the world’s most popular girl bands, have announced a World Tour happening in 2014. The cities announced so far are, Seoul, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and Malaysia.

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by / on November 22, 2013 at 12:39 am / in News

Taeyang Ringa Linga Hits Number One And Plans To Break The US

K-Pop star, Taeyang, has seen his comeback solo single Ringa Linga shoot in to the Top 30 charts across Asia, including #1 spots in Singapore and Malaysia, before he heads to San Francisco to perform his first ever show in the US.

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by / on November 21, 2013 at 8:25 am / in News

Zedd Stay The Night Acoustic : Sneak Peak Teaser Released

Zedd’s Stay The Night has been a constant presence in the Top 30 Asia charts – it is currently No. 3 in the top Philippines charts. Now he has recorded an acoustic version in a special iTunes session. A 30 second video has been released on YouTube and Zedd explained the circumstances surrounding the album. “A few weeks ago I […]

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by / on November 21, 2013 at 7:40 am / in News

Dami Im Twitter : How X-Factor Winner Uses Twitter To Build Her Designer Wardrobe

It hasn’t taken long for Australian X-Factor winner Dami Im to figure out that Tweeting the names of the fashion designers who supply her dresses can result in, well, a lot more dresses…….

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by / on November 21, 2013 at 6:33 am / in News

Julie Anne San Jose Gig Schedule Announced

Filipino star Julie Anne San Jose has announced a short gig schedule of malls and a headline show at Angeles University on December 14th.

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by / on November 21, 2013 at 3:09 am / in Music Charts

Julie Anne San Jose Pagbangon Charity Single Heading For Number One

Philippines: Early indications are that Julie Anne San Jose’s charity single, ‘Pagbangon’, will be the new number one in the Philippines top chart.

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 7:23 am / in Music Charts

Wanting Qu Walks The Red Carpet At Hunger Games 2 Premiere

Bejing: Wanting Qu, currently with two hits in the Top 30 Asia Hong Kong charts, has appeared at the film premiere of Hunger Games 2.  This is because her song, When It’s Lonely (我为你歌唱) has been used to promote the film in China.

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 4:04 am / in Fashion

Is David Naif The Most Stylish Singer In Indonesia?

Jakarta: David Bagus Danang Jaya, lead singer of NAIF, has always been renowned for his stylish dress sense. At the 2013 Yahoo OMG Awards Indonesia, David wore pink socks that he borrowed from his son to match his pink shirt.

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 2:31 am / in News

Samsons Aria Dinata Gives Stunning Performance At Yahoo Awards

Jakarta: Samsons Aria Dinata gave a stunning solo performance of “Indonesia Raya”  at the beginning of the Yahoo OMG Awards, November 18.

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 2:10 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Interviews

Noah Awal Semula Interview “We Didn’t Know It Was Going To Be A Movie”

Jakarta: In an exclusive short interview, Noah have revealed more about their new movie, ‘Awal Semula’.

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 1:03 am / in Buzz

Joe Taslim Wins Award But Still Doesn’t Feel Like A Star

Jakarta: Indonesian actor, Joe Taslim, star of ‘The Raid’ and international blockbuster movie ‘Fast & Furious 6’, took home the ‘Celebrity of the Year’ at the Yahoo OMG Awards with total of 30,624 votes.

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by / on November 19, 2013 at 11:54 pm / in News

JKT48 Thank Incredible Fans For Their Two OMG Awards

Jakarta: JKT48 took two prestigious awards on the night as the ‘Best Group’ and ‘Celebrity with Most Die Hard Fans’. 

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by / on November 19, 2013 at 2:55 am / in Music Charts

Video: Geisha Performing Lumpuhkan Ingatanku At Noah Premiere

Indonesia: A remarkable video has surfaced showing Geisha performing Lumpuhkan Ingatanku, their Indonesia Top 30 Asia Number One hit, at the recent premiere of Noah’s movie, Awal Semula

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