MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 was super awesome! Having attended most of the MTV World Stage Concert shows in Malaysia, this 7th edition is one of the best. With near to 20,000 adoring fans at the concert show venue, the list of performing acts which include Jason Derulo, Carly Rae Jepsen, Apink, SEKAI NO OWARI and Malaysia’s own local act, Stacy took over Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach by storm!
The show started off with Stacy featuring her bunch of dancers and Malaysian rapper Altimet performing an upbeat track Not For Sale. Then came SEKAI NO OWARI who were welcomed by thousand of fans, all hyped up to watch the Japan band performing live for the first time in Malaysia. Combining visual lighting with 3D lights that goes along with their musical presentation, the band’s unique performance definitely impressed the crowd. On top of that, their fashion statement were probably the best of the night too which added a bit of flavor to their overall showcase.
Dressed fully in white, South Korean girl group Apink came right after SEKAI NO OWARI where they made an entrance to screaming fans to perform the first track No No No. Throughout their performance, the girls showed their sweet side by waving and smiling where they interacted quite a lot with their fans. Kpop music has a place in Malaysian music fans and Apink did delivered during the night with 4 tracks in total. Of course, the crowd would love to get more of Apink.
International star Carly Rae Jepsen made her Malaysian debut to a sea of cheering fans with Run Away With Me as her first performance. The Canadian pop sensation’s fun side were amplified with giant balloons bouncing among the crowd and bubbles being released too. When it came to the time where Carly Rae Jepsenfinally sang Call Me Maybe, the atmosphere was leveled up instantly. Carly Rae Jepsen ended her set with a lively performance of I Really Like You leaving the fans wanting more of MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015.
The last and the best act of night Jason Derulo started off his show with an energetic showcase of 14-tracks medley and fans were rocking to the beat singing along at the same time. On the other hand, when DJ Joe Murphy appeared together with Jason up on stage in a Harimau Malaya jersey, fans were roaring out loud. The atmosphere was awesome! Jason showed the audience what he’s fully capable of in a live performance show and his showmanship was superb with impressive dance moves at the same time. Crowd’s energy level was at the peak then. Jason Derulo also proved that he can do more than fast-paced tracks live and when he performed Marry Me, fans were seen singing out loud. After several songs, Jason Derulo personally had a short talk where he encourages fans to dream big and revealed the meaning behind Cheyenne too.
MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 ended with a spectacular show of fireworks with the awesome stage lighting. It was a good night with quality performances. The only downside of the whole event was the hazy weather that was present.
To those who didn’t attend the show, it will premiere on MTV in Asia on Saturday, 26 September at 1.30pm (TH/WIB), 2.30pm (PH/SG) and 3.30pm (MY), Saturday, 10 October at 9pm (JP) and Sunday, 11 October at 12am (KR). Don’t miss it!
Songs/Tracks List for MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015
Not For Sale
SEKAI NO OWARI
Carly Rae Jepsen
Run Away With Me
Call Me Maybe
I Really Like You
In My Head
Want To Want Me
Pictures (without watermark) credits to MTV Asia / Kristian Dowling / Aloysius Lim / Alec Wong / Lucas Lau / Aizar Ady Ikram
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