Music (41 found)

RIM Targets RM500 million Annual Value for the Malaysian Music Industry by 2028

Amirin Arsyan

The Recording Industry Association of Malaysia (RIM) is targeting to achieve a combined value of RM500 million per year for the local music industry in 10 years, by 2028.

Malaysian Singer, Hanz Koay Wins ‘Top Viewer's Choice Award’ at HK Asian-Pop Music Festival

Amzar Anizam

Malaysian singer, Hanz Koay took home the ‘Top Viewer's Choice Award’ at the 7th Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival (HKAMF 2017), held recently in Hong Kong.

Dato' Norman Abdul Halim Appointed Chairman of IFPI Asia-Pacific Regional Board

Amzar Anizam

Dato’ Norman Abdul Halim, Executive President and Group Chief Executive Officer of KRU Group, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Regional Board of International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the organisation representing the recording...

Siti Nurhaliza’s ‘Cindai’ Nominated for Best OST Category at Indonesian Box Office Movie Awards

Amirin Arsyan

Award-winning song ‘Cindai’ by the Malaysian songstress, Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza is nominated for the Best Original Soundtrack (OST) Film category at the upcoming Indonesian Box Office Movie Awards 2017.

Malaysian Singer-Songwriter, Ariff AB Signs with British Record Label

Amzar Anizam

Malaysian singer-songwriter, Ariff AB signed with British record label, Decca Records which is part of Universal Music Group to publish and distribute his upcoming 11-track album, 'Blue Skeleton.'

Sheila Majid to Showcase New Songs Live at the Oldest Rainforest in the World

Amirin Arsyan

Award-winning local singer, Dato’ Sheila Majid, is set to showcase her new songs from new latest album live at the world’s oldest rainforest, Belum Rainforest on 29th April 2017.

RIM Announces the Return of RIM Charts

Amzar Anizam

The Recording Industry Association of Malaysia (RIM) announced the return of RIM Charts after more than a decade of absence since 2006.

13 Local Musicians to Perform at First LOVELIFEST2017 Music Festival

Amzar Anizam

Thirteen local musicians, including Yuna, Hujan, OAG, Oh Chentaku, and many more are set to perform at inaugural LOVELIFEST 2017, a music festival to celebrate local music and arts on 11th March 2017 at Setia Park City, Shah Alam.

Malaysian Talent, Bernie Lu Huey is a Semi-Finalist for Japanese Singing Talent Show

Amirin Arsyan

Malaysian talent, Bernie Lu Huey is nominated as the top 12 semi-finalists of the Asia Audition of prestigious Japanese singing talent show, I Can Sing in Japanese! along with other contestants from Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia and Hong Kong.

Miri Country Music Festival Back for Fourth Edition

Amirin Arsyan

The fourth edition of Miri Country Music Festival (MCMF) is making a comeback with a 2-day event from 25th to 26th February 2017 at Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri, Sarawak to thrill fans of western and country genre, including country rock.

Universal Music Malaysia Signs Fazura

Amirin Arsyan

Universal Music Malaysia signed award-winning local actress, Fazura under their label to manage her career all areas; including acting, singing, brand ambassador contract and others.

'Lelaki Teragung' Named Best Song at Anugerah Juara Lagu-31

Amzar Anizam

Lelaki Teragung, a song by Dayang Nurfaizah was named ‘Best Song’ at Anugerah Juara Lagu-31 (AJL31). Composed by Natasha and written by Iman Imran, the song also garnered ‘Best Vocal’ award for Dayang Nurfaizah.

Era FM Announces Winners of its First ‘Digital Music Awards’

Amzar Anizam

Era FM announced the six winners of its first Era Digital Music Awards 2016 (ERADMA) via Facebook Live feature on 18th January 2016. In its first installment, the fully digital award seeks to recognise talents discovered through the digital medium.

Era FM First ‘Digital Music Awards’ to Stream Live on Facebook

Amzar Anizam

Era Fm introduces its first social media-based award; Era Digital Music Awards (ERA DMA) which will be streamed live on Facebook on 18th January 2017.

Shila Amzah Receives Three Accolades at Music Pioneer Awards in China

Amzar Anizam

China-based Malaysian singer, Shila Amzah garnered three trophies; ‘Top 10 Song (Hong Kong and Taiwan),’ ‘Top 5 Most Popular Female Artiste,’ and ‘Best Female Singer (Hong Kong and Taiwan)’ at the 2016 Music Pioneer Awards, held in Guangzhou, China recently.

Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza Dominates AIM 22 with Five Awards

Amzar Anizam

Dato’ Siti Nurhaliza won big at the 22nd Anugerah Industri Muzik (AIM 22) with five awards; Best Album, Best Vocal Performance in a Song (Female), Best Arrangement in a Song, Best Nasyid Song, and Best Malaysian Singer.

Arena Cahaya Wins Best Original Film Song at 53rd Golden Horse Awards

Mila Ismail

Ola Bola’s original soundtrack, Arena Cahaya by Zee Avi won the “Best Original Film Song” award at the recent 53rd Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan.

KLEX 2016 to Introduce Contemporary Experimental Cinema and Music to Malaysian Audience

Mila Ismail

The Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film, Video and Music Festival (KLEX) is back with its seventh edition, KLEX 2016: SPARK to introduce contemporary experimental cinema and music from the region and worldwide to the Malaysian audience, as well as to introduce works from Southeast...

AIM 22 Announces Top 5 Nominees

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's most prestigious award in the music industry, Anugerah Industri Muzik (AIM) has announced the top five nominees for 16 award categories.

Darren Choy Elected as the Chairman of RIM

Mila Ismail

The Recording Industry Association of Malaysia (RIM) has appointed Darren Choy, the current Managing Director of Warner Music Malaysia as the new Chairman of RIM for 2016-2018 at RIM’s 38th Annual General Meeting recently. He replaces Dato’ Norman Abdul Halim, the Executive...

Malaysia Takes Home 6 Awards at Anugerah Planet Muzik 2016

Mila Ismail

Malaysian artistes bagged six out of 19 awards at the Anugerah Planet Muzik (APM) 2016, including two main awards of the night; APM's Best Song and APM's Most Popular Song.

Bunkface and Yuna Nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards 2016

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's indie rock band, Bunkface and singer-songwriter, Yuna are in the running to become the ‘Best Southeast Asia Act’ as they are nominated in the category at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA) 2016.

Anuar Zain Releases a New Album, Features International Orchestras

Amzar Anizam

Award-winning singer, Anuar Zain is back with a new album after a five year hiatus, featuring the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Budapest Scoring Orchestra.

Local Singer Resh to Release a New Single Featuring India’s Indie Artist Monica Dogra

Amzar Anizam

Local award-winning artist, Resh has teamed up with one of India’s most accomplished indie pop artist, Monica Dogra for his new single, 'Trouble.' The ballad is the third single from his critically acclaimed EP, 'Who Am I.'

Universal Music Group Team Up with ONE Championship for Ultimate Live Sports Entertainment Experience

Mila Ismail

Universal Music Group (UMG) announced its collaboration with ONE Championship, the largest sports media property in Asia to bring blockbuster concert performances by local artists to ONE Championship's upcoming live mixed martial arts (MMA) events, ONE: Unbreakable Warriors on...

Upin & Ipin Jeng, Jeng, Jeng! Launches Official Music Video Ahead of the Film's Release

Mila Ismail

Les' Copaque Production in collaboration with KRU Studios has launched the official music video for the upcoming live-action animation film, Upin & Ipin Jeng, Jeng, Jeng! on 16th August 2016.

Dennis Lau Enters Malaysia Book of Records for ‘Most Music Collaborations by an Instrumentalist’

Amzar Anizam

Dennis Lau, a renowned Malaysian electric violinist officially enters The Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) for' Most Number of Music Collaborations by an Instrumentalist (Violinist)' with 100 artists and performers.

Viral Fest Asia 2016 Gathers 27 Top Artistes from 12 Asian Countries

Amzar Anizam

The recently concluded first edition of Viral Fest Asia (VFA) organised by WebTVAsia, gathered an all-star lineup of 27 top artistes from 12 Asian countries to celebrate the best of Asian music, talent, and culture in Bali, Indonesia.

WebTVAsia to Debut Asia’s Biggest Digital Music Festival

Mila Ismail

Asian leading digital media entertainment group, WebTVAsia is set to launch Asia's biggest digital music festival, Viral Fest Asia 2016 in Bali, Indonesia on 16th July 2016. The festival aims to celebrate the best of Asian music, talent and culture.

Kyanite TV Teams Up with Jojo Struys to Produce Exclusive Audio Content for Westin Hotels

Amzar Anizam

Malaysian production studio, Kyanite TV has teamed up with Jojo Struys to produce exclusive audio content for Westin Hotels and Resorts.

Malaysian Music Companies Sign Deal with International Music Giants

Amzar Anizam

The recently concluded world’s largest music market, MIDEM 2016 witnessed the signing of three memorandum of understanding between Malaysian music companies and international music giants.

Malaysia Networking Reception at MIDEM 2016 Opens Commercial Opportunities and B2B Linkages

Amzar Anizam

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) hosted a networking reception at MIDEM, an annual international business-to-business (B2B) event dedicated to the new music ecosystem in Cannes, France on 4th June 2016 to provide additional business linkages for the...

KKMM to Lead 20 Malaysian Delegates to MIDEM, the World’s Largest Music Business Event in Cannes

Mila Ismail

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) is set to lead the Malaysian delegates to the world’s largest annual international business event for music and audio production, MIDEM, in Cannes, France from 3rd to 6th June 2016.

Nik Azmi Plans to Bring International Jazz Day to Malaysia

Mila Ismail

Datuk Nik A. Azmi, Founder of the World Youth Festivals Management aspires to bring the International Jazz Day to Malaysia, next year. The World Youth Jazz Festival (WYJF) organizer voiced out his hopes for Malaysia to be the country of honor to host the annual musical...

5 Unsigned Local Acts to Compete as the Next Indie Rock Band

Amzar Anizam

5 unsigned local acts; Ryöt Jones, TMJB, Smack Soul, Daylight Descends and The A Street Band are set to compete in the race of becoming the next best indie rock band in ‘Rock the House’ competition, organised by Live House Kuala Lumpur.

World Youth Jazz Festival to Feature 20 Local and International Artistes

Amzar Anizam

World Youth Jazz Festival (WYJF) which will be held from 6th to 8th May 2016, at the Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur is set to feature 20 home-grown and international jazz artistes including Maya Karin, W.A.R.I.S., Salamiah Hassan, Atillia, Janine Annice (United Kingdom), Dua Drum...

Malaysia’s MEASAT Partners with France’s Lifestyle Channel to Broadcast Music Content Across the Region

Mila Ismail

Malaysian satellite operator, MEASAT has partnered with a France-based lifestyle TV channel, ‘Clubbing TV’ to broadcast music and lifestyle content such as live music events, DJs, music videos, party reports, and electro festivals to the millennials across the region.

Shila Amzah is the Voice Behind the New Powerpuff Girls Theme Song

Amzar Anizam

Cartoon Network has chosen multi-award-winning Malaysian singer, Shila Amzah to be the voice behind The Powerpuff Girls new opening track in both Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin.

Gas Light Cafe Kuala Lumpur - Nurturing the local creative industry

Anuar Mat Saat

A platform for the local creative scene! An exclusive interview with the Founder of Gaslight Cafe KL, Mr. Johann Sultan Gaslight Cafe & Music offers the same historical style like how it was done back in the 60s. We welcome all Musicians, Poetry Readers, Writers and...

Anugerah Juara Lagu 30 Crowns 'Potret' as the Winner

Amzar Anizam

The 30th edition of Anugerah Juara Lagu, Malaysia’s prestigious music award, crowned Akim and The Majistret’s ‘Potret’ as the winner. The band also bagged the award for Best Performance as voted by the viewers.

Malaysian Indie Singer Songwriter Ariff AB Goes Global

Anuar Mat Saat

An exclusive interview with singer-songwriter/entrepreneur Ariff AB from AB Brothers. Ariff AB recently came back from the UK for his international tour series. He talks about his experience as a local indie artist breaking into the UK market.