Subaru Asia has partnered with world music legend Michael Bolton to launch the primary season of Asian Dream, a actuality singing competitors which spotlights six proficient musicians from throughout Asia, who compete for a spot on Michael’s Asian Dream tour and as a Subaru Ambassador. Viewers which were eagerly awaiting the present can watch it completely on AXN on 6 August, Thursday at 7.25pm. The episodes are additionally obtainable on-line thereafter at www.subaru.asia/asiandream.
Over the course of seven episodes, the contestants from Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam are mentored, coached and pushed to the boundaries by Michael Bolton, and his co-host, singing sensation Morrisette Amon, together with movie star visitor consultants. Throughout the progressive elimination format, the singers face a variety of bodily and psychological challenges that may make or break them, till the ultimate showdown. The winner will carry out within the Asian Dream live performance tour with Michael Bolton subsequent 12 months.
The challengers are Becky Yeung (Hong Kong), Karl Zarate (Philippines), Linh Tran (Vietnam), Sasha Ka (Thailand), Poova Sri Rama (Malaysia), Tyen Rasif (Singapore)
Motor Picture – distributor of Subaru automobiles within the area and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tan Chong Worldwide Restricted – is dedicated to growing Asian expertise who’ve ardour, tenacity and drive. Motor Picture beforehand sponsored program favourite Asia’s Subsequent High Mannequin and commissioned Bolt of Expertise.
“We’re proud to offer a novel platform and alternative for aspiring singers to pursue their goals. They’re mentored individually by trade veterans, hone their abilities by way of a collection of challenges and enhance their efficiency. Via this expertise, as they develop as performers, I hope Asian Dream will function a launchpad for his or her future success,” stated Glenn Tan, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director, Tan Chong Worldwide Restricted who additionally seems on the present as a visitor decide.
The present will premiere on AXN, a regional channel that redefines the leisure expertise for discerning audiences by way of world-class TV packages. “As a platform that has been house to charming actuality competitions corresponding to “The Superb Race Asia” and “Asia’s Bought Expertise,” we’re proud to accomplice with Subaru to launch this highly-anticipated present, and are all the time on the look out to work with strategic companions and types that replicate our values and imaginative and prescient of bringing high quality content material to viewers”, stated Avani Bhanchawat, VP, Affiliate, Media & Sponsorship Gross sales, KC World Media Asia, which owns AXN.
Multi-Grammy award winner Michael Bolton, who is likely one of the creators of the present, seems as a resident decide on Asian Dream. He has offered greater than 65 million information worldwide, together with 9 #1 singles, ten High Ten albums, and over two dozen songwriting awards. He grew to become a viral web sensation within the Saturday Night time Dwell “Jack Sparrow” video, garnering over 200 million YouTube views.
Talking about his involvement in Asian Dream, Michael stated, “I’m thrilled to be partnering with Subaru Asia to seek out a number of the finest and brightest stars within the area, and serving to them rise to their full potential. Though I used to be signed on the age of 16, it took me eighteen years to breakthrough, so I really feel I can relate to those younger artists’ aspirations. It takes greater than only a nice voice or an x-factor to make it within the music enterprise; it additionally takes dedication and drive, values which we share with my pal and collaborator Glenn Tan.”
Alongside Michael Bolton, Asian Dream boasts a veritable line-up of established Asian entertainers. Filipina singer and actress Morissette Amon is the opposite resident decide of the present. Since becoming a member of the world of present enterprise on the age of 14, she has gone on to win greater than 30 awards, together with Artist of the Yr and Pop Music of the Yr. Along with Michael Bolton, she guides the contestants as they rise to the problem of changing into well-rounded, versatile and charming performers.
The resident judges are joined by visitor celebrities from throughout Asia, together with:
- Trend Photographer Yu Tsai (United States of America)
- Actress Tan Kheng Hua (Singapore)
- Singer Sara Wee (Singapore)
- Choreographer Alif Archo (Singapore)
- Singer and Subaru Ambassador Gentle Nawin (Thailand)
- Singer and actress Janine Weigel (Thailand)
- Musician Thanh Bui (Vietnam)
- Singer and actress Ho Ngoc Ha (Vietnam)
- Asia’s Subsequent High Mannequin Season 6 winner and Subaru Ambassador Dana Slosar (Thailand)
- Asia’s Subsequent High Mannequin Season 6 runner-up Mia Sabathy (Taiwan)
The contestants are mentored by the company within the present, to hone their abilities as performers and thereafter compete head-to-head in a collection of challenges. These give the contestants a possibility to know what is required on the journey to turn into knowledgeable singer.