HYPERPLAY CELEBRATES YOUTH ON DAY 1 OF ASEAN’S 1ST ESPORTS AND MUSIC FESTIVALHyperplay, the first ever integrated ASEAN esports and music festival brought together avid fans on its first day, living up to the expectations of hype and thrills. In celebration of our youths, fans got to immerse themselves in a range of esports action and music performances – the two key cultural cornerstones of the generation.
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FASCINATING BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS ABOUT HYPERPLAYBehind Hyperplay, ASEAN’s first ever eSports and music festival happening at the Singapore Indoor Stadium this weekend, comes the heavy-lifting work most fans do not see in its lead-up. To give everyone a better idea of what it takes to put together a festival of this stature, the Hyperplay team of insiders goes behind-the-scenes to reveal some of the fascinating backstage facts – revealing nuggets about what it takes to create and produce this hyper-entertaining regional event in Singapore.
ARIANA GRANDE, SHAWN MENDES AND LOGIC WITH RYAN TEDDER SET TO PERFORM AT THE 2018 “VMAs”MTV today announced that Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes and Logic with Ryan Tedder will take the stage at the 2018 “VMAs.” Grande will perform her smash hit single “God is a Woman” from her forthcoming album “Sweetener,” while Mendes will deliver his chart-topping song “In My Blood,” and Logic will perform his new single, “One Day,” featuring Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, for the first time.
THREE CHEERS FOR SEASON 3 OF COMEDY CENTRAL STAND-UP, ASIA!, PREMIERING IN ASIA ON 14 AUGUSTGood things come in threes and none better than Season 3 of Comedy Central's original series, Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! Produced in partnership with comedy entertainment company LOL Events in Malaysia for the third year running, it will return to screens in Asia in August. Comedy Central Stand-Up, Asia! Season 3 is a 10-part series that will feature 15 of the most distinct voices in Asian comedy from around the world, giving audiences an opportunity to experience the different facets of ...
VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS INKS DEAL WITH MALL OF CHINA DEVELOPERS TO DEVELOP NICKELODEON’S FIRST INDOOR THEME PARK IN ASIAViacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia, a division of Viacom International Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), at a signing ceremony in Chongqing today, announced it has inked a deal with the developers of Mall of China, Jiayuan Group, China Creation Group and Triple Five Group. The collaboration will see all parties co-develop Nickelodeon’s first indoor theme park in Asia and Nickelodeon’s largest indoor theme park in the world when it targets to open in December 2020.
MTV PLAY AND COMEDY CENTRAL PLAY MOBILE APPS DEBUT ON SINGTEL’S CAST IN SINGAPOREGet your mobile devices out as you can now get MTV and Comedy Central at your fingertips! Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced the debut of MTV Play and Comedy Central Play mobile apps in Singapore through Singtel’s CAST OTT video portal app that combines live TV, video streaming apps and on-demand entertainment. This marks the first time both mobile apps are made available in Asia.
CARDI B AND THE CARTERS LEAD NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2018 “VMAS” PREMIERING LIVE ON MTV ASIA TUESDAY, 21 AUGUST FROM RADIO CITY MUSIC HALLMTV today announced nominations across all gender neutral categories for the 2018 “VMAs.” The list includes dozens of artists whose reach and influence have elevated music’s relevancy within the cultural conversation. Cardi B received nods in 10 categories, including “Video,” “Song” and “Artist of the Year,” and The Carters secured eight, including “Video of the Year,” “Best Collaboration” and “Best Hip Hop” for their recent hit single “APES**T.” Other top contenders include Childish Gambino...
NICKELODEON INTERNATIONAL AND AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION PREMIERE WILDLIFE SPECIAL TO INSPIRE KIDS TO HELP ENDANGERED ANIMALSNickelodeon International’s Together For Good and African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has launched their first collaboration: the Together for Good Wildlife Special, an educational mini-series created to inspire kids to raise awareness about endangered wildlife and empower them to become change-makers. In commemoration, Nickelodeon has also launched a Tanzania environment within its hit educational geography app, Dora’s Worldwide Adventure.
NICKELODEON SLIME CUP SG RETURNS FOR THE SIXTH YEAR, WITH ALL-NEW GAMES, ALL-STAR APPEARANCES AND ALL-OUT SLIME!Get ready to score all that Slimy glory at the sixth installment of Nickelodeon’s Slimiest integrated sports festival, the Nickelodeon Slime Cup SG 2018! Inspired by video games, this year’s edition is augmented with immersive activities like a Slime Sewer Obstacle, Capture the Slimy Flag, and a giant Slime fall arcade machine! Kids should start stretching those muscles because this rain or shine and free-to-play event promotes active living through sporty activities, a brand-new Nickelodeon ...
GRAMMY AWARD WINNER ALESSIA CARA COMPLETES THE STELLAR PERFORMERS’ LINE-UP FOR MTV SPOTLIGHT AT HYPERPLAYHyperplay, the first integrated ASEAN esports and music festival, just got another massive dose of star power! Alessia Cara, the ‘Best New Artist’ at the Grammy Awards 2018, has been unveiled as the sixth and final act to rock the MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay stage on Sunday, 5 August 2018 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
MULTI-PLATINUM SUPERSTAR NICK JONAS JOINS THE PERFORMERS’ LINE-UP FOR MTV SPOTLIGHT AT HYPERPLAY ON 5 AUGUSTHyperplay, the first integrated ASEAN esports and music festival, revealed today multi-platinum, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording artist, actor and award-winning songwriter Nick Jonas, will sizzle the MTV Spotlight stage at Hyperplay on Sunday, 5 August 2018.
NICKELODEON INTERNATIONAL TAPS INTO GLOBAL TRENDS WITH THE LAUNCH OF TWO APPS: DORA’S WORLDWIDE ADVENTURE AND NICK FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSNickelodeon International today launched two apps for international audiences: Dora’s Worldwide Adventure, an educational geography app, and Nick Football Champions, a pop culture-driven celebration of global football season that invites kids to team up with Nickelodeon’s beloved characters to pursue ultimate victory. Available in 12 languages, both apps are available to download in markets outside of the US via the iTunes, Google Play and Amazon stores.
MTV ASIA TO PREMIERE NEW “YO! MTV RAPS” SPECIAL ON JUNE 19 FEATURING ASIA’S BIGGEST EMERGING HIP-HOP ARTISTSMTV Asia today announced that the global youth brand is premiering a local, 30-minute special inspired by the original, legendary hip-hop series “YO! MTV RAPS” on June 19. Reinvented for a new generation of fans, the standalone special will feature Asian hip-hop artists from Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, giving audiences a taste of Asia’s current hip-hop scene.
BET INTERNATIONAL UNVEILS THE “BET AWARDS” 2018 VIEWER’S CHOICE “BEST NEW INTERNATIONAL ACT” NOMINEESBET International has announced the nominees for the “BET Awards” 2018 Viewer’s Choice “Best New International Act” category. This year’s lineup is more global than ever before, featuring artists from around the world. Internationally, fans in 100 countries can also stream the “BET Awards” 2018 live with BET Play, BET International’s subscription video on demand application on June 24 at 8:00pm ET.
MTV, LOGO AND VIACOM JOIN IN FIELDING LARGEST EVER GLOBAL STUDY ON ATTITUDES TOWARD LGBTQ PEOPLEMTV, Logo and Viacom, in partnership with RIWI Corp., The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association (ILGA), and Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders (SAGE) partnered for a second year to poll over 100,000 respondents from 77 countries inclusive of the Philippines, on their attitudes toward LGBTQ people and issues.
HYPERPLAY REVEALS FIRST WAVE OF PERFORMERS FOR MTV SPOTLIGHT AT HYPERPLAY WITH K-POP SUPERSTAR CL, ASEAN ACTS SLOT MACHINE, AFGAN AND THE SAM WILLOWSHyperplay has revealed its first wave of performers for MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay today with South Korea’s superstar vocalist and rapper CL, Thailand’s leading rock band Slot Machine, Indonesian idol Afgan and Singapore’s favorite The Sam Willows. The two-day ticketed event will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, 4 August 2018 and Sunday, 5 August 2018.
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