Sunday, 17 August 2014


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18 AUGUST 2014, KUALA LUMPUR – One of the greatest music event of the year, MTV WORLD STAGE 2014 has happened a few days ago on Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon on 16th August 2014, Saturday! Over 10,000 fans have attended the music party! With the grand lineups of Thaitanium, Boys Republic, Yuna and B.o.B who rocked the stage, it was a night to remember!

Amazing Opening by Thaitanium!

The Thai-American hip hop music group, Thaitanium  appeared as the first performer of the night. They have amazed the crowd with an upbeat 11-track medley, which included an inaugural performance of their new single with Snoop Dogg, “Wake Up (Bangkok City)”. The five sons of Siam – KHAN, WAY, DAY, BIG CALO and Tony B – has liven up the atmosphere and kept the audience rocking on the floor! Other than that, the songs which they have performed include , “Do What I say”, “Bong Tong”, “Put Your Hands Up” and “Sukebe”.

Fans Screamed For Boys Republic!

With the large Kpop fans base in Malaysia, Boys Republic has gained a screaming frenzy from the crowd as they kicked off their performance with “You Are Special”. The audiences were in joy as they see their favorite idols appeared on stage with explosive performances! The boys then have some fans servicing moment by interacting with the fans and expressed their love in returning to Malaysia. The audience was surprised with a maiden performance of Boys Republic remix of “Video Game” on the MTV World Stage Malaysia, where fans were invited to post 15-second mobile phone clips on Instagram to #worldstagemyfancam. The lucky fan who has won Boys Republic’s “Girlfriend” contest was invited during the “Dress Up” performance. The winner was stylized into a New Korean look and she looked spectacular on stage! Their show culminated with fan favourite, “Party Rock”.

Yuna, our Malaysia Sensation appeared on stage for MTV WORLD STAGE 2014!

One of the great lineups this year includes our own Malaysia music sensation, Yuna! She has received a warming welcome by the fans with their cheers and screams! She sang a few songs including “Falling”, “Mountains”, “Lelaki” and “Dan Sebenarnya”, “Lights And Camera” and “Terukir Di Bintang”. All of her enthralling performances have mesmerized the fans! The most memorable moment is when she performed “Rescue” with her ukulele! This song has melted the hearts of the fans! The Malaysian superstar then wrapped up her set on MTV World Stage Malaysia with a spectacular performance of “Come Back”.

B.o.B, rapper wRAPped up the show!

B.o.B has elevated the crowd’s energy level to the max as he stood on stage performing his set with a wonderful display of lights as his backdrop! The audiences were impressed by the international rapper’s performance which comprised of a 16-track medley! The tracks include “Don’t Let Me Fall”, “Ready ft. Future”, “Headband ft. 2 Chainz”, “John Doe ft. Priscilla” and “So Good”. At the start of feel good song “Magic”, B.o.B walked nearer to his fans and exchanged high fives with them, showing his down-to-earth side. B.o.B took live performances to the next level as he cheekily stole a phone from the audience to snap a selfie. It was a soulful moment during the performance “Both of Us ft. Taylor Swift” as MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014 was lit up with a beautiful scene of the audience waving their mobile phones. B.o.B has also dedicated global hit song “Airplanes ft. Hayley Williams of Paramore”, to all those who had lost loved ones in recent tragedies. Much to the delight of the audience, B.o.B teased fans and went crowd surfing, before delivering his finale “Still In This”, which was met with streamers and over thousands of multi-colored LED balloons thrown into them.

Recorded live for global telecast, the show premieres on-air Wednesday, 20 August at 6.30pm (WIB), 7.30pm (SG) and 8.30pm (MAL) and repeats on the same day at 10pm (WIB), 11pm (SG) and 12am (MAL). It premieres in the Philippines on Friday, 29 August at 10pm.

MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014 is sponsored by Sunway, Xpax, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Hong Leong Bank and William Grant & Sons, and supported by Tourism Malaysia, music partners, Atlantic Records, Thaitanium Entertainment Inc., Universal Music Group, broadcast partner,Astro, radio partner, and audio partner, Dolby.

Million thanks to VIMN  Asia Comms and MTV World Stage For giving me a chance to cover the event!

Photo credits: MTV Asia official Photographers

Published by WLJack.


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