Artist Lineup for Arthur’s Day 2010 in Kuala Lumpur (Updated!)

Its that time of the year again! When the chorus of “To Arthur!” will be heard on the streets. Last year 15,000 people rocked to the thumping, trademark tunes of multi-platinum band, the Black Eyed Peas. This year promises a pumped up, hip-hop, rock and R&B energized concert with back-to-back electrifying performances!

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Last Tuesday, 17 Aug, I was invited to a Media Launch (as a blogger) where the acts for Arthur’s Day 2010 was revealed! The event was held in @Live in Sunway Pyramid, a newly opened club. Took this pic of the goodie bag when i got home, they gave a glass and a keychain. Cute touch with the glass kan?

The night started off with pints of Guinness. I liked the fact that they had both from the tap and in the bottle cause I know picky drinkers who actually prefer one over the other. After a couple of glasses, Serena C and Adam Carruthers came on stage to kick off the night. (pic credit to The Jessicat)

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Soon after, Mark Jenner, The Marketing Director of Guinness Anchor Marketing Sdn Bhd, came on stage to amp up the atmosphere and finally announce who the main artiste is. It was none other than, TIMBALAND!!! The super-producer has created hits for top artists such as Aaliyah, Missy Elliot, Destiny’s Child, Ludacris, Jay-Z and many others. He has also successfully collaborated with numerous music icons such as Madonna, Leona Lewis, Katy Perry, Keri Hilson, 50 cent, etc.

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New Arthur’s Day 2010 Artist Lineup!!!

Sean Kingston – After Beautiful Girls made history as one of the fastest ascents up the charts ever, this singer/rapper scored three more top ten hits with Me Love, Take You There and There’s Nothing’. His self-titled debut Sean Kingston topped charts in 21 countries and sold over 1 million copies worldwide.

Flo Rida - Exploded into the music scene with Low (feat T-Pain) in late 2007. This blockbuster debut single picked up a People’s Choice Award and two Grammy nominations. To follow, the lead single of second album, Right Around, went on to become the fastest million-selling digital song ever.

Colby O’Donis – Wrote Mouse in the House for the soundtrack of Stuart Little when he was 9. Started producing music since 12 and, by 14, was opening shows for the likes of Backstreet Boys, Brian McKnight and 98 Degrees. Hard to miss now at 21 with his latest hit What You Waiting For hogging the airtime of Malaysian radio.

Pop Shuvit – Asian’s leading Hip-Hop Rock band with successful releases throughout Asia notably in Japan, Thailand and Singapore.

Thaitanium – With unique blends of Thai language with American Hop-Hop’s street vocabulary, Thaitanium is a popular trio that even performed at the MTV Asia Awards.

MizzNina – Touted as “Malaysia’s Hip Hop Princess”, she recently launched her album which includes the heavily played duet with Colby O’ Donis “What You Waiting For”.

DJ Fuzz – This music mixer has always been one of my favourite DJs from back when I was actively clubbing. Looking forward to see what he has to offer!

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Be sure to join the millions of people participating in the global Arthur’s Day celebration this September by picking up your tickets starting Thursday 19 August 2010. Tickets for this landmark event are priced at RM98 (regular), RM198 (VIP) and RM350 (Mosh Pit) and can be obtained through official ticketing agents:

Axcess Tickets – www.axcess.com.com / 03-7711500

Galaxy Hotline – www.galaxy.com.my / 03-22822020

For more information on Arthur’s Day, please visit www.arthursday.com.my

Who is the artist you are most excited to see performing on Arthur’s Day 2010?

Disclaimer: GAB is a client for my company but I was invited to this event as a Blogger. Note that ALL posts and writings expressed in this blog is my personal opinion and has no relation to my work or the company i work for.

Exploded into the music scene with Low (feat T-Pain) in late 2007. This blockuster debut single picked up a People’s Choice Award and two Grammy nominations. To follow, the lead single of second album, Right Around, went on to become the fastest million-selling digital song ever.

Nokia Music Explorer : Glee Songs

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Have you heard of the TV Series ‘Glee’? If not then, which rock have you been hiding in?!? Glee focuses on a high school glee club called "New Directions", at the fictional William McKinley High School. Their songs maintain a balance between show tunes and chart hits. The series won the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Series.

1) “Gold Digger” o.a. Kanye West

Ok maybe its because its Matthew Morrison rapping on this one, but this version of Gold Digger is just as good as, if not better than the original version. The chorus with everyone singing in the background lends a nice touch. Okay okay, its probably mostly coz of Matthew Morrisson :P

Now I ain’t sayin’ she a gold digger (When I’m in need)

2) “Bust Your Windows” o.a. Jazmine Sullivan

This song features Amber Riley’s great vocals, this is one of her solo songs. One of my favourite songs in Glee besides the mashups. The lyrics reminds me of Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats”. Awesome awesome song

You see you cant just play with peoples feelings
Tell them you love them and don’t mean it
you’ll probably say that it was juvenile
But I think that I deserve to smile

* All songs featured in the Nokia Music Explorer posts are available for download on the Nokia Ovi Music store via the Nokia X6 Comes With Music. To learn more, check out their facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nokiamusicmalaysia *

Nokia Music Explorer : TV Themes

My song recommendations this week with the theme : TV Series

1. Jason walker – Down frm "Vampire Diaries S01E06"

Once in a while you hear a particular song in the background while watching shows and you know that you MUST get the full song. This was one of it.

"I shot for the sky, I’m stuck on the ground
So why do i try, I know I’m gonna fall down…
I thought I could fly, So why did I drown
I never know why, It’s coming down, down, down"

 

2. Cosy in the Rocket – "Grey’s Anatomy" Theme

I forgot who sang this, it doesn’t really say in the Music Store also, but this song is a happy-ish song with minimal vocals, mostly instrumental. I used this for my ringtone for a while. Cute, lounge type music :)

* All songs featured in the Nokia Music Explorer posts are available for download on the Nokia Ovi Music store via the Nokia X6 Comes With Music. To learn more, check out their facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nokiamusicmalaysia *