(Manila, Philippines: Monday, January 30, 2023) Highly acclaimed trot singer and Korean superstar Young Tak is coming to the Philippines, as announced by global concert promoter Live Nation Philippines. The South Korean singer, songwriter, actor and television personality’s first Manila visit is happening on February 6 and 7, 2023, for a series of shows and promo appearances.
Debuted in 2007 as a ballad singer with his first album ‘Young Tak Disid,’ Young Tak started his career by releasing the trot album ‘Nuna You’re Perfect’ in 2016. In 2020, he became well-known by placing second in the TV Chosun and South Korean reality TV audition show for a singer who performed trot music out of 17,000 participants. The trot is a popular genre of Korean music characterized by its repetitive rhythms and vocal inflections.
In the same year, Young Tak received accolades as the Newcomer CF Star Award at the 2020 MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival; Rising Star Award at the 2020 Trot Awards; nominated as Best Trot Song for “Jjiniya,” won the Hot Trend Award and Best Songwriter Award at the 2020 Melon Music Awards.
His 2020 hit single, “Jjiniya,” has reached 4.5 million views on YouTube and serves as a sneak peek at the excitement his 2023 shows will bring. Young Tak’s latest album MMM released in 2022, was his first full record in over 17 years.