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Thai band TEMPT met their Filipino fans for the second time

TEMPT is a new Thai band composed of Title Puangmalee, Perth Sukhumpantanasan, Gun Na Rong and Plan Rathavit. The boys officially debuted on July 24, 2019, with their debut song “Tell Me This Is Love”. They first performed as musicians and held a debut showcase at Central World in Bangkok.




They held their first Live & Meet event in Manila last November 10 at 500 Shaw Zentrum. This is their second time visiting Manila and this time they have had an exclusive fan meeting to meet their Filipino fans.

Fans have gathered at 500 Shaw Zentrum and waited for the boys to come out and perform as a group. TEMPT started the fan meeting with an opening song Bedroom. It is a Thai Song sung by Mai Bauk Tur.

Then the boys cheerfully greeted the audience as they got loud cheers and chants from fans. After that, TEMPT boys have shared some facts about them and then headed to a short game. The short game was about Thai words that the boys had to guess and translate in Tagalog words.




Also, they had a fast talk with the host as well as a question and answer portion. With that, fans were able to get a chance to know more about them. After that segment, the boys had played with fans called the newspaper dance. Teams were divided into two.

After the game, TEMPT had a chance to witness the love and support from their Filipino fans with a surprise video and special gifts. The boys felt overwhelmed and thanked the fans for their effort.

In addition, each of the members had a solo performance on stage. Each of them has showcased their own talent and charm to which the fans surely loved and enjoyed watching.

The boys last performed their debut song "Tell Me is this love" as they wrapped up the fan meeting.

Tempt Live and Meet in Manila is brought to you by Wish Us Luck and FanLive, in partnership with attractor Thailand.

Brian McFadden serenades Filipino fans for his first-ever solo show in the Philippines


The Irish singer performs songs which are heavy on Nostalgia in front of his 
army of loyal fans at the New Frontier Theater last November 17, Sunday.




It's all about throwback music this 2019, as former Westlife member Brian
McFadden performs in Davao and Manila last November 16 and 17 for his first-ever solo show in Manila.


It was an enjoyable and intimate Sunday night filled will brand new music
and a couple of classic Westlife songs - performed by Brian McFadden - who’s
been here in the country for three times now; during the Boyzlife tour
with Keith McDuffie, the Boyzone Farewell Show at the Mall of Asia Arena,
and his recent solo at the New Frontier Theatre featuring a duet with
Idol Philippines’ grand winner, Zephanie.






Zephanie performed a cover of “Kilometro” and “Isa Pang Araw”, and
showcase her vocal prowess in her winning piece “Pangarap Kong Pangarap Mo.”
She left the audience wanting for more, as her voice is such a breath of fresh air, clean, filled with such clarity and emotions.


As soon as she finished her set, it was followed by a montage of McFadden's journey throughout his music career. Fans were screaming, and he started off
with “When You're Looking Like That” and “World of Our Own.”


                            





So much about Brian's solo career has changed since his boyband days with
Westlife, and much better through the way he lights up any music venues, with just himself and his guitar. The night was made even sweeter when he performed Westlife's top hits such as "Swear It Again", "Mandy", "Queen of my Heart", "My Love" and a stripped-down version of "Flying Without Wings" - which by far was the most impressive performance he did that night - no band, no-frills, just him, his guitar, and his army of loyal fans singing along with him.


                                     



He also performed "These Arms of Mine", "Champagne and Wine" and a
lovely duet with Zephanie for "Almost Here."

But as soon as we thought his set was over, he was back on stage for a boyband medley. He did "Everybody" (Backstreet's Back), "If Ya Gettin 'Down", "What Makes You Beautiful", "Bye Bye Bye", "Everybody Get Up", "One Love", and "Never Forget."

Thank you to EKG Productions for the opportunity to cover this
memorable show.

December Avenue is Spotify's most streamed artist in PH for 2019


Today Spotify, the world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, is officially revealing “Wrapped.” This annual end of year campaign announces the leading artists, albums, songs, playlists, and podcasts that defined how 248 million people around the world listened to and discovered music and podcasts in 2019. 



Spotify can reveal that December Avenue is the Philippines’ most streamed artist this year. This is the first time an artist from the Philippines has taken the top spot on Spotify’s annual Wrapped Most Streamed Artist list. Rounding out a huge year for December Avenue, the band recently appeared on the first Asia-made Spotify Holiday Single, ‘A Perfect Christmas’ alongside Jose Mari Chan and other OPM stars.

This year’s Spotify Wrapped highlights the success of OPM as four out of five places in the Philippines’ Most Streamed Tracks of 2019 are by OPM artists, including Moira dela Torre, I Belong To The Zoo, This Band and Ben&Ben. The Most Streamed Song in the Philippines this year is an OPM collaboration between December Avenue and Moira Della Torre, - Kung Di Rin Lang Ikaw.

Female voices were a force on Spotify in 2019, with Moira dela Torre taking the third Most Streamed Female Artist in the Philippines, following closely behind global superstars Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande. Billie Eilish, the second Most Streamed Artist globally had an earthshaking breakout year amassing 6 billion streams globally this year alone. Her album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? is also 2019’s Most Streamed Album of the year on Spotify, marking the first time a female-led album has topped “Wrapped.”

Globally, the year’s Most Streamed Song is from the duo that took the Northern Hemisphere summer by storm: “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello with more than 1 billion streams, followed closely by Eilish’s hit track “bad guy” with more than 990 million streams. “Sunflower,” Malone’s collaboration with Swae Lee from the film Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse is the year’s third Most Streamed Track.

A snapshot of the “Wrapped” 2019 Top Philippines and Global results can be found below.


A DECADE WRAPPED
As this year also marks the close of the decade, for the first time in Spotify’s history, “Wrapped” also features “A Decade Wrapped;” taking a look back at the decade and examining the music, culture and streaming through the eyes of the fans, artists and creators that made it all possible, and in a way only Spotify can. With more than 28 billion streams to his name, DRAKE is our Most Streamed Artist of the decade. Rounding out the five most streamed artists this decade were Ed Sheeran (whose “Shape of You” is also the most streamed track of the decade with more than 2.3 billion streams); Post Malone; Ariana Grande and Eminem.

YOUR 2019 WRAPPED
Furthermore, later this week, Spotify will unveil personalized Spotify “Wrapped” which provides Spotify users with bespoke insights on the artists, songs, music genres and podcasts they listened to most, as well as fun facts like how many minutes of music they heard and how many songs they “liked.”  For the first time, listeners will be able to access this experience directly in the Spotify app on mobile and tablet and via a website at spotify.com/wrapped.  Additionally, Spotify is creating share cards highlighting fans’ personal tastes making it available for them to post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat.

Spotify Wrapped 2019 Philippines Top Lists

Most Streamed Artists
  1. December Avenue
  2. Taylor Swift
  3. Ed Sheeran
  4. Ben&Ben
  5. Ariana Grande

Most Streamed Male Artists
  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Khalid
  3. Post Malone
  4. Lauv
  5. Shawn Mendes

Most Streamed Female Artists
  1. Taylor Swift
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Moira dela Torre
  4. Camilla Cabello
  5. Billie Eilish

Most Streamed Local Artists
  1. December Avenue
  2. Ben&Ben
  3. Moira dela Torre
  4. This Band
  5. I Belong to the Zoo

Most Streamed Groups
  1. December Avenue
  2. Ben&Ben
  3. LANY
  4. BTS
  5. BLACKPINK

Most Streamed Tracks
  1. “Kung Di Rin Lang Ikaw” - December Avenue, Moira dela Torre
  2. “Sana” - I Belong to the Zoo
  3. “Kahit Ayaw Mo Na” - This Band
  4. “Maybe the Night” - Ben&Ben
  5. Sunflower” - Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse - Post Malone, Swae Lee

Most Streamed Albums
  1. Lover - Taylor Swift
  2. Malibu Nights - LANY
  3. Hollywood’s Bleeding - Post Malone
  4. thank u, next - Ariana Grande
  5. Shawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes

Spotify Wrapped 2019 Global Top Lists

  1. Post Malone
  2. Billie Eilish
  3. Ariana Grande
  4. Ed Sheeran
  5. Bad Bunny

 Most Streamed Albums
  1. WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? - Billie Eilish
  2. Hollywood’s Bleeding - Post Malone
  3. thank u, next - Ariana Grande
  4. No.6 Collaborations Project - Ed Sheeran
  5. Shawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes

  1. “Señorita” - Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes
  2. “bad guy” - Billie Eilish
  3. “Sunflower” - Post Malone, Swae Lee
  4. “7 Rings” - Ariana Grande
  5. “Old Town Road - Remix” - Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus

  1. Billie Eilish
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Camila Cabello
  5. Halsey

  1. Post Malone
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Bad Bunny
  4. Khalid
  5. J Balvin

Most Streamed Podcasts
  1. The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory & Mal
  2. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
  3. Gemischtes Hack
  4. Fest & Flauschig
  5. The Misfits Podcast

Most Streamed Podcast Genres
  1. Comedy
  2. Society & Culture
  3. True Crime
  4. News
  5. Health & Fitness

Check out Spotify’s  For The Record blog post which includes a custom downloadable Wrapped infographic which helps illustrate the extraordinary narratives that drove audio in 2019. Stream the decade’s top songs in our epic Playlist of the Decade here.

RUEL's Free Time World Tour on March 12 at Music Museum




It’s the RETURN of ARIA-award winning multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter RUEL for his highly anticipated ‘FREE TIME’ World Tour in MANILA!

The FREE TIME EP has already gathered over 100 million streams adding to 300+ million streams of his debut READY EP. This latest body of work is the next step in the evolution of an artist who began playing guitar and writing songs at only 8 years of age. It demonstrates Ruel’s maturity as a songwriter able take on any genre and unsatisfied staying in the lanes of Pop and RnB.

FREE TIME follows the release of Ruel’s debut READY EP, which earned him Multi-Platinum and Gold status with singles ‘Dazed & Confused’, ‘Younger’ and ‘Don’t Tell Me’, leading to Ruel becoming the youngest recipient in history to win the prestigious ARIA Award for Breakthrough Artist of The Year.

Inspired by Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Dave Brubeck, Frank Ocean and James Blake, Ruel first began playing guitar and writing his own material at the age of 8. Fast-forward to present day, the teenage musical prodigy has received co-signs from the likes of Shawn Mendes, Khalid, SG Lewis, Zane Lowe and Elton John. 


Tickets go on-sale on Saturday, December 21 at 10AM onwards via TicketWorld.com.ph or Call 8891-9999.
Presented by Wilbros Live

Khalid set to return in Manila for Free Spirit World Tour 2020


International multi-platinum-selling artist Khalid has today announced nine Asia dates as part of his headline ‘Khalid Free Spirit World Tour’.

The six-time Grammy Award nominee and four-time American Music Award winner is set to bring his much-awaited tour to Manila on April 2, 2020 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The Asia Tour 2020 includes stops in Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Seoul, Mumbai and Bangalore. One more city to be announced soon.

Since releasing his debut hit single ‘Location’ in 2016, which went on to go quadruple platinum, Khalid has continued to cement his global status as one of music’s most promising breakout stars. Already accumulating a stellar array of awards and wins from the likes of MTV, Billboard and BET, his Asia tour offers his legion of loyal fans a chance to experience his latest musical offering.

Tickets to ‘Khalid Free Spirit World Tour’ in Manila go on-sale starting Saturday, December 14 at 10AM via SMTickets.com, SM Ticket outlets or Call 8470-2222.
Presented by AEG Presents Asia, Wilbros Live and Midas Promotions.

Gerald Santos headlines Unlimited, A Concert for a Cause


International stage actor and Pinoy Pride bearer Gerald Santos headlines in one of the biggest concerts for this year, UNLIMITED, A CONCERT FOR A CAUSE, which is slated on December 13, 2019, 8PM at the Newport Performing Arts Theater.

An initial concert offering of LE’ POSH Entertainment Production, this concert endeavor is a coming together of world class Filipino artists who all have a soft spot for the plight and welfare of our OFWs and their loved ones.

Santos avers, “I was an OFW myself. Being in UK for 2 years as part of the Miss Saigon UK Tour stint made me realize how our kababayans, the feelings and sentiments of the many OFWs I had the opportunity to intermingle with. I know how difficult it is to be away from your family and with this concert, it is my prayer that it brings cheers to the OFWs who are home during the holiday season and their families who will join and watch it.”

Joining Gerald on the concert stage are OPM icon Nyoy Volante, fast-rising star Kyline Alcantara, Singaporean theatre veteran Rachel Chan, The Clash Finalist Garret Bolden and Rock Legend Jett Pangan.

LE’POSH Entertainment Production teams up with other government and non-government agencies for this concert to alleviate the plight of our OFWs.

The concert is written and directed by Antonino Rommel Ramilo, with concept by Pierre Hernandez. Musical director is Jason Abram Cabato.

Tickets are available at TicketWorld.com.ph ( 8891-9999 ).