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MTV premieres Madonna latest single Medellin.
MTV premieres Madonna latest single Medellin.

MTV Premieres Madonna’s Single, Break Global Streaming Record

Madonna released her first single Medellin from her latest album Madame X three weeks ago. And since then, it has been an uphill hike, stream count wise.

On April 24, Madonna exclusively unveiled the world premier of her video and single “Medellín” with Maluma, during a globally televised MTV music event, “MTV Presents Madonna Live & Exclusive: ‘Medellín’ Video World Premiere”. The 30-minute special debuted across MTV’s digital platforms and linear channels in nearly 180 countries. Madonna joined British DJ Trevor Nelson and fans live from London for a conversation…

ASEF and CENDANA partner to launch mobility funding guide for Malaysian artists and cultural professional.
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CENDANA And ASEF Partner To Launch Funding Guide

The Mobility Funding Guide for Malaysia (2019 Edition) highlights funding resources of both public and private entities and is part of Asia Europe Foundation’s (ASEF) long-term series of country-specific guides. In March 28, CENDANA (Cultural…

Tik Tok Partners With Earth Hour To Boost Environmental Awareness

TikTok, the short video platform, is supporting Earth Hour globally through campaigns in Japan, Singapore, Korea, India, Malaysia and Indonesia to raise awareness on environmental protection. TikTok launches the #SGEarthHour2019 challenge in collaboration with Earth…


L-R: Lauv, Daniel Caesar and Juris Fernandez.

The Philippines: What’s Happening LIVE Next Half Of 2019?

While we are speeding into the second half of 2019, the Philippines has, so far, played host to ‘heavy duty’ artists at Wanderland Music and Arts Festival’s 7th edition, and filling its live stages with international stars Josh Groban, Maroon 5, BlackPink and Kodaline. We…


HUJAN Malaysia Alternative Rock Band, Now a ‘Rock Classic’

Rock has been known, globally, in the music recording world, as one of the most popular musical genre that symbolises diverse social groups who typically carry the modern labelling of ‘cool’, ‘loud music’ and as a channel that supports social…


"Asia has many karaoke-loving nations, from Japan and Korea to the Philippines, it’s an activity that brings people together." -- Ramesh Jayaraman, VP & GM of APAC, HARMAN Professional Solutions.

What’s Hot About Audio Systems In Asia?

He’s a family man, lives in one of Asia’s most exciting city and a self-proclaim music buff for Jazz music and, only on special occasion, R&B, though he had in actual fact grew up listening to Pink Floyd, Guns N’…

Ananya Birla is signed to UMG India.

Why Is Ananya Birla Not Your Regular Pop Star?

Click here for Part 1 Interview with Ananya Birla, “Platinum Selling Artist Releases Song, An Ode To Women Power. Music Press Asia: What would you like to see developed at MPower? Ananya Birla: I would love to take Mpower across…


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Gearing Up For ForuMuzik, KL Jamm

The first edition of KL Jamm’s ForuMuzik begins Friday, April 26, at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur, with executives from global, regional and local companies operating across the music & entertainment sectors set to discuss the key factors driving the…


Apollo: The Forgotten Films. Photo courtesy of Arrow Media.
Apollo: The Forgotten Films. Photo courtesy of Arrow Media.

Discovery And Science Channel Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing, To Premier Apollo: The Forgotten Films

America’s race to the moon was no simple mission. On July 20th, 1969, the world watched Neil Armstrong’s giant leap for mankind, but behind these iconic images is an unseen story. Now, 50 years later, Discovery and Science Channel will celebrate the Apollo 11 moon landing with a two-hour television event, APOLLO: THE FORGOTTEN FILMS (WT), that will tell the…

Monetizing lyrics. Image courtesy of LyricFind.
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How Do You Monetize Via Lyrics?

When LyricFind launched LyricMerch end of 2017, no one would have thought that monetization can be made just from lyrics.…

Songtradr Acquires Music Licensing Big Sync Music

Songtradr, a leader in the digital music licensing sphere, today announced its acquisition of Big Sync Music Ltd, a name synonymous to the role it plays, creatively, as a music licensing agency. The acquisition was a multi-million dollar cash and equity transaction. A deal which…

Asia’s Tech Trends For The Music Industry in 2019

With Asia’s growing demand for a more organised music economy, companies and artists are pushing the boundaries of fan engagement, live performances, creation, and music management. Asia is definitely embracing 2019 by adopting tech trends across the music industry. Music Recognition Technology [MRT] or Audio…


Photo courtesy of HUJAN
Photo courtesy of HUJAN

HUJAN Malaysia Alternative Rock Band, Now a ‘Rock Classic’

Rock has been known, globally, in the music recording world, as one of the most popular musical genre that symbolises diverse social groups who typically carry the modern labelling of ‘cool’, ‘loud music’ and as a channel that supports social movements, usually for peace and love. Music Press Asia dedicates HUJAN’s impressive resilience as a Malay band that continues to…

Yuna Sings Ode To Malaysia In Latest Single

The launch of the latest single, expected to feature on the 4th studio album, has marked the beginning of yet another artistic milestone for Yuna. We recalled the last we’ve heard of the soulful songstress when she released her 3rd studio album ‘Chapters’ in 2016.…

Kueymo & Sushiboy Partners With 8 Bruneian Producers, Debuts Album

Just months after commemorating their 150th episode, followed by hosting their inaugural Electronic Music Conference with Asia’s leading electronic music conference Wired Music Week, the duo Kueymo & Sushiboy is going all out to revolutionize the electronic music scene in Brunei with their debut release,…

Soundcraft Notepad-5

When I received the notepad 5 for review, I have to be honest, I didn’t have high hopes. Very little seemed to differentiate it from other compact mixers on the market. In fact, it seemed to have less versatility than its competitors. So, let me…


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Editor’s Choice: Wired Music Week [Mar 7-10]

GET YOUR WMW CONFERENCE TICKETS HERE. GET YOUR WMW PARTY TICKETS HERE. WMW, founded by RBRN IDEAS [John Beh], amps up its second edition in 2019 with an earlier, and more extensive, conference session that saw over 600 attendees last year. Estimating over 2,000 attendees…

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