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KAIA brings back the fun in pop music on the performance video of “Turn Up”

fter earning rave reviews for their Y2K-indebted track “Dalawa,” KAIA marks another creative triumph for P-Pop with the release of another banger under Sony Music Entertainment.


The Filipino girl group’s new single “Turn Up” unabashedly displays their signature brand of sass while reviving the bold, explosive sounds of early 2010’s dance-pop.


The release of “Turn Up” comes with a music video (performance version) directed by Denny Lee and Jake Jung. The visuals find KAIA performing the track with a synchronized choreography.


“Because it’s upbeat and danceable, we thought a party concept will best for it, so people could have fun whenever they hear Turn Up,” KAIA shares in a collaborative statement. “We want our listeners to feel good as they vibe with the song.”

The catchy track was written by KAIA themselves, and helmed by acclaimed K-Pop producer Lee Oh Won, who has done impressive work for international artists such as Stray Kids, SHINee’s Taemin, TVXQ, SB19, and more.


As pointed out by the five-member act, “Turn Up” is an escapist anthem about setting one’s worries aside for the time being and taking pleasure in moments that call for fun and adventure.


“We got so busy stressing out about things that we couldn’t control,” says the Blah Blah quintet. “This song somehow encourages listeners to break away from the mold, live in the moment, and let their body groove into the music. Sometimes all you need is to disconnect from the outside world and be yourself.”


“Turn Up” will also be part of KAIA’s debut EP to be released in the coming months. The song will be performed live at the Pinoy Pop Convention 2023 (PPOPCON), an ultimate fan gathering and celebration of Filipino pop culture and music.


KAIA’s “Turn Up” is out now on all digital music platforms worldwide. Watch the music video (performance version) here

P-Pop kings SB19 cement their status as an emerging global powerhouse with disco-pop anthem “WYAT”

Filipino five-member boyband SB19 reaches even greater heights as their new single “WYAT” continues to gain foothold in the Philippines and abroad.

In less than a week, the disco-pop track has peaked at No. 1 on iTunes Chart in several countries and territories, including the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Qatar, and UAE. It has also charted in 9 countries outside the country: No. 2 in Bahrain and Antigua & Barbuda, No. 4 in Saudi Arabia, No. 8 in New Zealand, No. 20 in Canada and Cambodia, No. 54 in Azerbaijan, No. 55 in Malaysia, No. 70 in the US, and No. 74 worldwide.

The retro-modern tune, which documents the hitmaking quintet’s efforts to reconnect after a tumultuous phase in their personal lives, further cements their status as a global powerhouse. In a recent article by Billboard Magazine, SB19 gained acclaim for their vision to “push the country’s current pop renaissance” to a bigger, broader level. Pop culture critic Jeff Benjamin writes, “With its wider pop ambitions thanks to an undeniable chorus and multiple visual access points thanks to the video and styling, WYAT (Where You At) puts SB19 in the best position to grasp the international spotlight.”

To date, “WYAT” has amassed more than a million views on Youtube in less than 3 days, trending as high as No. 4 on the platform upon its release. Over at Twitter, the song has trended at No. 1 on Trending Topics Philippines and No. 2 Worldwide, maintaining its impressive stats for days.

Lead rapper and sub-vocalist Josh credits the success of the envelope-pushing single to A’Tin – the fandom responsible for ensuring their mercurial rise to commercial prominence. “We’re very thankful and overwhelmed, especially to our A’TIN. We didn’t expect it to top in various charts not only in the Philippines, but different parts of the world. This was truly unexpected as we haven’t been around for a while. Hopefully, this release isn’t the only one that will turn out successful, but the tour as well.

To further promote the beginning of their new music era via “WYAT”, the P-Pop phenoms are set to embark on their biggest local and international tour to date. WYAT [Where You At] Tour kicks off on their sold-out show concert at Araneta Coliseum on September 17, 2022, to be followed by a series of shows in Clark, Cebu, Davao, and more. In the following months, the tour extends globally as SB19 heads to multiple countries – US, UAE, and Singapore to name a few. International A’TIN can expect SB19 to drop by their city starting October 2022.

When asked about what to expect on their upcoming global tour, main vocalist and dancer Stell confirms that music listeners will be seeing a different SB19 this time around. “The same passion is there, the same dedication is there, but we’re just going to give more for this tour. Like we usually do, we try to level up and improve every time.”

Sub vocalist and WYAT creative director Justin also empasized how rigid their preparations are in terms of upping the ante, quality-wise. “It is our first time having dance and vocal coaches helping us in our concert preparation. So that’s one thing the fans can look forward to, the improvement of our dancing and singing skills.”

For more information about SB19’s series of shows, check out the updates on their social media accounts.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SB19Official
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/SB19Official
Instagram: www.instagram.com/officialsb19
Youtube: www.youtube.com/SB19OfficialYT

SB19’s “WYAT” is out now on all digital music platforms worldwide via Sony Music Entertainment.

Where You At Tour: SB19 LIVE at the Big Dome

The kings of P-pop, Filipino pop group SB19 is back at the concert scene and scheduled to kick-off their Where You At World Tour in Manila on September 2022 at the Araneta Coliseum. This will be part of SB19’s upcoming single “WYAT”. Where You At Tour will be the group’s second major headlining tour followed by their Get In The Zone: Philippine Tour in 2019.


SB19
Where You At Tour
Live in Manila
September 17, 2022 – 7pm
Araneta Coliseum

TICKET PRICES
VIP Standing (with soundcheck access) – Php5,500
VIP Seated – Php4,500
Patron – Php3,500
Lower Box – Php2,500
Upper Box – Php1,500
General Admission – Php1,000
*exclusive of ticketing service charges*

TICKETING ON-SALE DATE
August 18, 2022 – 12noon (Philippine Time)
Available via TICKETNET outlets and online: www.ticketnet.com.ph

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SB19 announces release of new single “WYAT” and upcoming world tour #WhereYouAtSB19

P-pop Kings SB19 announces their return to the music scene with WYAT [Where You At], a disco-pop track that highlights the urgency of disconnection to reconnection of the times. The upcoming release marks SB19’s first new material as a group in a year after launching their 2021 EP, Pagsibol.
 
“It’s been a year, the word ‘hiatus’ may sound negative but we took it from a different perspective. We maximized the opportunity to think more as to what we can improve on, how we can prepare for our comeback,” says SB19 Stell.

SB19 Ken mentions “We are thrilled to be releasing a new song for our fans. Bigger, better. I hope that A’TIN will appreciate at best the work we’ve done for our upcoming tour.” WYAT drops on all streaming platforms on September 2, 2022, with the official music video to be released on the same day.
 
The award-winning and Billboard nominee Philippine Pop phenom is also set to stage their biggest local and international tour to date. WYAT [Where You At] Tour kicks off on September 17, 2022 at Araneta Coliseum, to be followed by a series of shows in Clark, Cebu, Davao and more.
 
In the following months, the tour extends globally as SB19 heads to multiple countries – US, UAE, and Singapore to name a few. International A’TIN can expect SB19 to drop by their city starting October 2022.
 
“This will be the first time for us to be going out of the country for our own concert,” reveals SB19 Josh. “We’re excited to meet our international fans. If I may put it: we were caterpillars inside cocoons when we were just starting and now, we’ve turned into butterflies ready to spread our wings!”
 
According to SB19 Justin, the five-piece group is very much involved in the creative process behind the upcoming tour, from conceptualization to choreography, from promotion strategy to visual ideation.
 
He explains, “When SB19 Pablo told us the meaning of WYAT, the song that he and his brother Josue created, I was able to conceptualize WYAT. From there, our team was able to brainstorm on how to improve my initial concept. We made options and showed the other members of SB19, so they could also give their insights. One idea led to another. We started plotting everything: from teasers to the actual music video, every post, down to the last detail.”
 
SB19 Justin adds, “Josh tweaks a bit of everything, from choreography to the direction of our shoots. He and Pablo has a big role in decision-making. Ken helps with the creative process, from how the dances should look to the set design. Aside from being the main choreographer, Stell also shares ideas on how to promote our comeback. He’s been mentioning if we could play the videos after our recent performances before the tour starts, So we did. Last August 7, 2022 at Mall of Asia Arena was when we first dropped our video teaser in front of thousands of live audience. I highly consider what the other members, management, staff and other people around me think. It really takes a village and is a healthy collaboration.”
 
More details about the local and international tour will be announced soon.
For more information about SB19’s series of shows, check out the updates on their social media accounts.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SB19Official
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officialsb19
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SB19Official
YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/SB19OfficialYT 

Filipino girl group KAIA pushes pop music forward with official debut single “BLAH BLAH”

KAIA sets their sights on going global with their official debut single “BLAH BLAH”—released under Sony Music.


The upbeat bop is helmed by Lee Oh Won, the producer behind some of the most remarkable tunes by international artists such as Stray Kids, SHINee’s Taemin, TVXQ, and SB19. Exploring a future-forward sound that ties together different elements and styles, “BLAH BLAH” marks the arrival of ShowBT-managed KAIA as a P-Pop newcomer with hitmaking potential.

The five-piece group wrote “BLAH BLAH” as a creative unit, deriving from their collective experiences in dealing with romantic love and infatuation, and how it’s not always “as beautiful as what we think.”
“Writing BLAH BLAH is somehow easier considering our chemistry has improved a lot since then,” KAIA’s very own Sophia shares in a statement. “We finally learned how to trust each other on a deeper level, hence the making of a song about love. Aside from this, everyone puts their 100% effort into this official debut. Even when one of us gets stuck in writing, the other four members make sure to help out when needed. That being said, our closeness and dedication made us more comfortable and confident in writing BLAH BLAH.”


The song is accompanied by a music video that provides a stark contrast between the dream world and the reality. With director Angelo Balanon at the helm of the visual narrative, the clip translates the very essence of the song with cosmopolitan, movie-like sheen that is at par with K-Pop and J-Pop music videos.


KAIA’s debut single serves as the first chapter of their journey towards self-discovery. As showcased in the concept trailer that preludes the music video, the multi-talented quintet deals with finding their own voice in an industry that is completely challenging and unfamiliar to them.


For fans of P-Pop who are looking for exciting new sounds, KAIA’s “BLAH BLAH” is definitely your jam: a global-ready tune that blends pop music conventions with sonically interesting ideas and lyrical autonomy.

KAIA’s official debut single “BLAH BLAH” is out now on all digital music platforms worldwide via Sony Music. The song release is part of Sony Music Entertainment’s “Angat, P-Pop!” initiative for the month of April – which aims to put a spotlight on this new generation of Pinoy Pop hits by up-and-coming groups from the label’s roster and beyond.

4th Impact makes a sterling comeback on new single “Here We Go”

It’s official: 4th Impact is the newest addition to Sony Music Philippines and ShowBT Philippines’ roster of music talents, which include P-Pop kings SB19 and five-member girl group KAIA.


No stranger to conquering the international music scene, 4th Impact made waves in the UK after finishing fifth on the British singing contest, The X Factor and peaking at No. 10 on iTunes Brazil with their 2020 single “K(NO)W MORE.” Late last year, the award-winning girl group co-headlined the crossover orchestra concert, Forte with SB19, which received glowing reviews for its exemplary fusion of classical and Pinoy pop music on a live stage format.


After being officially welcomed by Sony Music Philippines and ShowBT Philippines as part of the family, 4th Impact expressed gratitude for the interesting developments in their career. “It’s an answered prayer for us,” the sister act shares in a statement. “We once prayed for a management who will really take care of us and believe in what we can do. We feel ShowBT and Sony Music are the right companies to help us reach more of our dreams. And it is such a great honor to be part of their roster and be lined up with the P-Pop Kings: SB19.”


To mark the beginning of this eventful partnership, 4th Impact has released their new single “Here We Go,” which was produced by Choi YoungHo (Handsome People) and Zrademusic (Adrian K, Methuselah K.). With a masterful blend of R&B diva chops, hip-hop sass, and stadium-sized energy, the upbeat track positions 4th Impact as a vocal powerhouse deserving of global acclaim.


“We wanted it to be a new anthem,” said the chart-topping quartet. “It’s an empowering song that aims to celebrate Filipinas all around the world, and how they’ve shown grace and excellence amidst troubling times.”


4th Impact revealed that it’s their first time writing a song, and that their own life story is the main inspiration behind the lyrics. “We wanted to empower everyone, especially Filipino women, to believe in themselves and hold on to their dreams. Everything is possible if we just work together as one.”


The pop-R&B jam is accompanied by a music video which finds the Cercado sisters Almira, Irene, Mylene, and Celina looking all sassy and confident in a star-making performance. It’s also part of 4th Impact’s first single album, which contains the following tracks:

  1. Here We Go
  2. K(no)w More
  3. Here We Go (Instrumental)
  4. K(no)w More (Instrumental)

4th Impact’s “Here We Go” is out now on all digital music platforms worldwide via Sony Music Philippines.

SB19’s sister group KAIA hopes to conquer the airwaves with pre-debut single, “Kaya”

After being publicly launched last month by ShowBT Philippines, the global entertainment company responsible for catapulting SB19 into global stardom, P-Pop girl group KAIA is now ready to seize the spotlight with the release of their pre-debut single “KAYA”—out today on December 10 (Friday) via Sony Music Philippines.


Derived from the Filipino word which means finding one’s own courage, the upbeat electro-pop track tackles the importance of coping with the turbulent times, and being able to bounce back stronger amidst the adversities in life. The song is written by Maegan Adriano and KAIA themselves, who took inspiration from the hardships that they’ve gone through as a group.


“We are nervous and excited at the same time,” the all-girl ensemble shares in a statement. “We are excited to show people what we’ve been working hard for in the past months, and we’re hoping that people will give love and support to our pre-debut single, KAYA.”


Produced by Mr. Lee Oh Won (SB19, SHINee’s Taemin, Stray Kids, TVXQ and Wanna One) and Han Seungtaek, “KAYA” delivers a sonically adventurous sound built around contemporary pop trends and hip-hop/EDM elements. It’s a catchy banger that serves as a great introduction to the members’ interesting and diverse personalities, as well as their hands on approach towards the creative aspects of music-making.


As ShowBT Philippines Content Strategist and Digital Marketing Specialist Reine Tan sums it up, “Aside from their major involvement in their music and content, their unique personalities and talent, complete with a carefully formulated concept and direction in terms of their music, KAIA will be able to tell a story from their own creative perspectives.”


The official release of “KAYA” will be accompanied by a music video shot by Jonathan Tal Placido. KAIA reveals that they had a great time working on the visual showcase for the track, and despite the nerves, they soldiered on and gave their best to deliver a fantastic number. “Everyone behind the camera were professionals and very open to suggestions and opinions,” KAIA said. “The shoot went very smoothly. All in all, it was a great experience and we all had fun on set.”


Last month, ShowBT Philippines welcomed the members of KAIA (Charlotte, Angela, Sophia, Alexa, Charice and Joanna) through a series of concept videos and photos. According to ShowBT Philippines, the girls from the breakout pop group were handpicked from a number of trainees who joined the auditions. “The company held monthly evaluations and chose the members with the best chemistry and synergy until finally, the 6 members of KAIA showed their potential to debut,” Reine adds.


With KAIA’s enormous talent and determination shown on full display, ShowBT Philippines promises that SB19’s sister group will leave a mark in the local entertainment industry, and hopefully make a name for themselves on a global level. “We cannot say much of the plans as we want to give you a surprise and let you experience KAIA as they come, but one thing is for sure: they are definitely worth the wait.”


KAIA’s pre-debut single “KAYA” is out now on all digital music platforms via Sony Music Philippines.

SB19 takes over the Big Dome with a massive anniversary special this weekend

After the highly successful “Back in the Zone” Concert last August, SB19 will grace the stage once again with “SB19 2021: Our Third Anniversary Concert”. This special concert will be a 2-day celebration, on November 27 and 28, and will be streamed live from The Big Dome.

ANNIVERSARY MONTH
November 2021 marks SB19’s third-year anniversary and the group made sure to surprise fans with lots of contents and activities for their month-long celebration. The “Our Zone” Concert serves as the culmination of the celebration and prior to this, SB19 has released a “Bazinga” music video that topped Billboard’s Hot Trending Songs worldwide and gained 500K views on the day of its release, a special “Our Zone Anniversary Series”, ticket giveaways, and more contents.

PERFORMANCES
SB19 is set to perform 3 new unreleased tracks at the concert through a special “Live Comeback”. Last November 17, the title of the first track was officially released and is called “Nyebe”. A new teaser was also released this November 20, connoting a disco theme and genre. More teasers for their upcoming songs will be released soon. Fans will get to see live performances of the group’s hit tracks and will also see collaboration with special guests.

The group will be performing with AC Bonifacio, The Juans, and SB19 Pablo’s brother and the co-winner of Djooky Awards – Josue. The first and second show have 2 different programs, setlist and activities. The event will feature live performances with a band, games, special guests, and lots of other surprises.

TICKETS AND ACCESS
The concert offers 5 “Zones” or ticket tiers to choose from – Zone D-1, Zone D-2, Zone S, Zone B, and Zone 19. First is the general access to shows: “Zone D-1” priced at P 1,000 for the first concert day and “Zone D-2” worth P1,800 which is access to the 2-day concert. Then for the premium packages with concert access, there’s “Zone S” worth P 3,000 that includes a P1,000 worth of SB19 gift card and 1 raffle ticket, then “Zone B” with “Zone S” inclusions plus a 1-day Live Soundcheck Viewing at P 4,000, lastly, there’s “Zone 19” which is complete access to all zones plus a 1-day Virtual Audience Access priced at P5,500. Tickets are available via KTX.PH and www.sb19ozone.com.

The group recently had their hit “Back in the Zone” Concert which sets the record as the highest-grossing concert on KTX with more than 14,000 unique viewers. They performed their hit tracks from the “Get in the Zone” album and performed for the first time songs from their newest EP, “Pagsibol”. There were also solo performances featuring covers and unreleased original compositions. Due to popular demand, the “Back in the Zone” concert had a rebroadcast the same month, August 22.

Join SB19’s anniversary and get in their zone this November 27 and 28, 17:00 PM PHT. Get your tickets at KTX.PH and www.sb19ozone.com


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Catch SB19’s Pop-Up Store where you can buy official SB19 merchandise and tickets to the online concert. Located at Ticketnet Box Office, Yellow Gate of Araneta Coliseum from November 22 to November 28, 2021.

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See our special SB19 playlist on Spotify, visit the link here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5yaXPAZkpZ9NwMwxprjlis

SB19 Marks its Third Year Anniversary with “Our Zone” Concert

It was September of 2019 when we all witnessed how an anonymous group went viral with their perfectly synchronized dance video. Fast forward to October 2021, that group – SB19, is now at the forefront of P-pop and has been making waves both in the local and international scene.


Their growth, or ‘Pagsibol’ has been possible with the support of A’TIN – SB19’s fanbase. And in celebration of their 3rd Anniversary , SB19 will be having a month-long celebration and a 2-day live broadcast concert to cap it off. Aside from the recently released “Bazinga” music video, the anniversary month celebration will continue with giveaways, docuseries, and more contents prior to the concert.


The concert, “SB19 Our Zone 2021: Anniversary Concert”, will happen this November 27 and 28, both at 5PM PHT. The first and second show have 2 different programs, setlist and activities. The event will feature live performances with a band, games, special guests, and lots of other surprises. The show will be staged from the iconic Araneta Coliseum.


Highlighting on the concept of a varied and significant event, the concert offers 5 “Zones” or ticket tiers to choose from. First is the general access to shows: “Zone D-1” priced at P 1,000 for the first concert day and “Zone D-2” worth P1,800 which is access to the 2-day concert. Then for the premium packages with concert access, there’s “Zone S” worth P 3,000 that includes a P 1000 worth of SB19 gift card and 1 raffle ticket, then “Zone B” with “Zone S” inclusions plus a 1-day Live Soundcheck Viewing at P 4,000, lastly, there’s “Zone 19” which is complete access to all zones plus a 1-day Virtual Audience Access priced at P 5,500. Tickets are available via KTX.PH and www.sb19ozone.com


The group recently had their highly-successful “Back in the Zone” Concert which sets the record as the highest-grossing concert on KTX with more than 14,000 unique viewers. They performed their hit tracks from the “Get in the Zone” album and performed for the first time songs from their newest EP, “Pagsibol”. There were also solo performances featuring covers and unreleased original compositions. Due to popular demand, the “Back in the Zone” concert had a rebroadcast the same month, August 22.


For more information, visit SB19’s official social media accounts and www.sb19ozone.com

SB19 to get Back in the Zone one more time this August

After a highly successful run on August 1, SB19’s ‘Back in the Zone’ is slated for replays on August 22 with multiple streaming times for international fans.

Announced on SB19 Official’s pages last August 3, the first replay will be on August 22, Saturday at 10 AM Philippine Time (August 21, 7 PM US/Canada PT) while the second and last replay will be on the same day at 7 PM Philippine Time (August 22, 4 AM US/Canada PT). Tickets are priced at P550, and are available for purchase via KTX.PH.

According to KTX, SB19’s ‘‘Back in the Zone’ online concert sets the record as the highest-selling concert on the platform with more than 14,000 unique viewers–also making it one of the most successful online concerts in the country to date. Aside from their hit tracks from the Get in the Zone album, this is also their first time to perform their songs from the hit EP ‘Pagsibol’. There were also solo performances featuring covers and unreleased original compositions.

The ‘Back in the Zone’ Limited Edition Official Merchandise will also be released soon on SB19Music.com.

SB19 is a 5-member Filipino boy group at the forefront of the P-pop music industry. They are an award-winning, internationally-recognized group, being the first Southeast Asian act nominated for the Billboard Music Awards. SB19 recently released their extended play “Pagsibol” which features 6 tracks namely, ‘What?, ‘Bazinga’, ‘Mapa’, ‘Mana’, ‘SLMT’, and ‘Ikako’. ‘Pagsibol’ EP symbolized the testament of their growth as artists and it explains the origins of the group. ‘Pagsibol’ is out now on music platforms, Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, and more.