Philippine and Malaysian motoring media have been star-struck in a current Zoom press convention organized by Subaru Asia, when international music legend Michael Bolton joined them for an virtually hour-long Q&A from his residence within the U.S. Becoming a member of the video press con was native singing sensation, Morrisette Amon.
The video press con was held to announce the partnership between Subaru Asia and Michael Bolton launching the primary season of Asian Dream, a actuality singing competitors which spotlights six proficient musicians from throughout Asia. The contestants 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 beginning August 6, Thursday at 7:25pm.
“Any artist with a superb voice and the willingness to make it the very best voice they will is a success track away from being a star,” declared Bolton in reply to one in all a number of questions raised by the media.
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 superstar 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 yr.
“I’ve at all times simply actually needed to sing and I’m so completely satisfied to get the chance to share this with everybody and by no means in my wildest goals that I might ever get to collaborate with the Michael Bolton!” exclaimed Asian Dream co-host Morrisette Amon, who herself isn’t any stranger to filling up mega-sized arenas and coliseums together with her sold-out live shows.
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 creating Asian expertise who’ve ardour, tenacity and drive. Motor Picture beforehand sponsored program favourite Asia’s Subsequent Prime 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 via a collection of challenges and enhance their efficiency. By way of this expertise, as they develop as performers, I hope Asian Dream will function a launchpad for his or her future success,” mentioned Glenn Tan, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director, Tan Chong Worldwide Restricted. Tan 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 via world-class TV applications. “As a platform that has been residence to fascinating actuality competitions reminiscent of “The Superb Race Asia” and “Asia’s Bought Expertise”, we’re proud to accomplice with Subaru to launch this highly-anticipated present, and are at all times looking out to work with strategic companions and types that replicate our values and imaginative and prescient of bringing high quality content material to viewers”, mentioned Avani Bhanchawat, Vice President, 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 data worldwide, together with 9 No.1 singles, ten Prime 10 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 mentioned, “I’m thrilled to be partnering with Subaru Asia to seek out among 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 18 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 turning into well-rounded, versatile and fascinating performers.
The resident judges are joined by visitor celebrities from throughout Asia, together with style photographer Yu Tsai (United States of America), actress Tan Kheng Hua (Singapore), singer Sara Wee (Singapore), choreographer Alif Archo (Singapore), singer and Subaru Ambassador Delicate Nawin (Thailand), singer and actress Janine Weigel (Thailand), musician Thanh Bui (Vietnam), singer and actress Ho Ngoc Ha (Vietnam), Asia’s Subsequent Prime Mannequin Season 6 winner and Subaru Ambassador Dana Slosar (Thailand), and Asia’s Subsequent Prime Mannequin Season 6 runner-up Mia Sabathy (Taiwan).
The contestants are mentored by the visitors 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 chance to grasp what is required on the journey to change into knowledgeable singer.
Asian Dream is produced by Refinery Media in affiliation with Ardour Movies and is proven throughout Asia completely on AXN. The episodes are additionally out there on-line thereafter at www.subaru.asia/asiandream.