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October 20, 2019

Hard Rock Hotel Desaru, Malaysia. Music Press Asia
Hard Rock Hotel Desaru, Malaysia. Music Press Asia
hospitality

Not Shying Away From The Limelight

When we first hear in the wireless that there is going to be another Hard Rock in Malaysia, our heart pounce not because we know that it is another stunning hotel. But because of how enduring the brand has achieved over the years synonymous to the dedication it has in advocating its rock theme. Perhaps a little perplexed on the…

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Malaysia

Malaysia Agong Joins Cabinet In Rendition of Francisca Peter ‘Setia’ Ahead Of National Day

For the first time in National Day history, Malaysia’s head of state, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah along with Cabinet Ministers recorded a special video — a rendition of Francisca Peter’s song titled ‘Setia’ — in conjunction with the 62nd Merdeka (National) Day celebrations. Written by former Information Minister and the late Tan Sri Dato…

Tencent Music Under Investigation By China’s Regulators

Report – China’s antitrust regulator is currently investigating Tencent’s exclusive deals, according to a report in Bloomberg published on August 27, citing concern over its music-licensing practices and possibility of…

Music Press Asia: China's tech giant Tencent in talks with Vivendi to buy 10% stake of Universal Music Group whose artists include Marion Jola (pictured above), Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga.

Universal Music Signs Deal with Mass Appeal

Mass Appeal, the urban culture-focused entertainment company, and Universal Music Group (UMG) has recently announced the launch of Mass Appeal India – an innovative new label which has previously included partners such as CNN,…

Music Press Asia / News: Universal Music is expanding its hip hop market in India, signs DIVINE

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singapore

All That Matters Announced Music Conference Program

Singapore’s most prominent annual music conference and festival All That Matters by Branded is returning for another exciting week! As usual, the festival element will take place from September 13…

[Music Press Asia] All That Matters 2019 returns to Singapore to host speakers from the music industry. Photo credit: Music Press Asia.
malaysia

Malaysia’s Top Acts At Good Vibes 2019

When the music festival released its full line-up for 2019, we decided that it was time to take things into our own hands. As the line-up became overwhelmingly sophisticated each…

[Music Press Asia] Crowd at Good Vibes. Photo courtesy of Good Vibes/All Is Amazing
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Hip hop

Niki Zefanya: Not Stopping For Any One

2019 is just about to get more exciting for Indonesian artist Nicole Zefanya, more known as Niki. At just 20 years old, Niki is keeping busy with her latest creative…

Music Press Asia / Interview: Niki Zefanya is expected to release her debut album with 88 Rising year end. Photo credit: 88 Rising.
taiwan

Sandy Lam, Jolin Tsai Win Golden Melody Awards

The 30th Golden Melody Awards ceremony, hosted by Taiwan Ministry of Culture and held on June 29 in Taipei Arena, has recently awarded twenty-nine awards to some of the most prominent songwriters…

ØZI wins "Best New Artist" at Golden Melody 30th Award ceremony. Music Press Asia