BANDAR SUNWAY, MALAYSIA – 3 July 2012: Believe it. Fans will see Justin Bieber open MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia 2012 with a bang at the Surf Beach @ Sunway Lagoon on 14 July. This highly anticipated performance, as the only Southeast Asia stop on his “All Around The World” tour, comes hot on the heels of Justin Bieber’s newly released full-length album Believe.
Since its 19 June debut, Justin Bieber’s 4th album has exploded to #1 spot in 30 countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and The Philippines in Asia. His “Boyfriend” music video, at over 89 million VEVO views today, shattered all online records since its MTV premiere on 3 May.
Come next Saturday, over 15,000 fans will have the exciting opportunity to witness Justin Bieber’s artistic growth and more mature sound at MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia 2012. For one sensational evening, Beliebers, Korean pop fanatics and supporters of local music will converge at Sunway Lagoon for a night of live performances by Justin Bieber, Jay Park, KARA and Mizz Nina that truly represent what World Stage is all about – bringing the biggest and best local, regional and international artists together on one stage.
Promising fans a World Stage that is most interactive yet, MTV will not only be sharing exclusive moments with social media followers but empowering the audience in attendance to be an integrated part of the music extravaganza this year.
To actively engage the fans, there will be Twitter updates and behind-the-scenes images posted from 1 July leading to the concert date. Concertgoers’ photos that capture special on-ground moments and uploaded via Instagram™ on mobile phones will be also be selected and showcased on the big screens at MTV World Stage. Fans only need to follow and use the hashtag #worldstagemy and they could be part of the event on the two social media platforms.
Filmed in High-Definition, MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia 2012 will be produced into a 2-hour TV show premiering on MTV SEA channel on Saturday 28 July 2012, 12:30pm (WIB), 1:30pm (SG/HK/PHIL) and 2:30pm (MAL). An hour-long version will also be broadcast later in the year via MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels in over 150 territories, reaching over 600 million households.
MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia 2012 is sponsored by Sunway Resort City, Lenovo, Xpax, Twisties and Hong Leong Bank, and supported by MyCeb of the Ministry of Tourism and broadcast partner Astro.