Last shot to win free entry to the event through show passes at mtvmusicevo.com until June 12 and score exclusive meet and greet passes and mosh put access at the MTV Music Evolution Manila roadshow on June 18 – 19.
Tweet it: #MTVmusicevo lineup, complete! @fareastmovement & @GaryValenciano1 ft. @gabvalenciano added to list of pop superstars coming your way on June 24.
MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016 has completed its line-up with the addition of two more stellar acts set to celebrate pop music like never before on June 24, 2016 at SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds.
L.A.-grown electric dance trio Far East Movement and Philippine pop superstar father and son-tandem Gary V feat. Gab Valenciano will join the roster of talents for the award-winning MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016. They are slated to set the stage ablaze at the one-night only live music event – joining previously announced acts; iconic international pop band and prolific hit-maker OneRepublic, Billboard Hot 100 artist, American singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha, Korea’s favorite K-pop idol female group, Apink, Filipino pop darlings James Reid and Nadine Lustre – enabling fans to experience and discover the evolution of pop music and its dance influence that keeps fans moving.
The international sensation, Far East Movement has always had dance music in their DNA, having established their roots in dance early on with their break-out hit “Like a G6” which landed No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. They have since grown to be one of the most exciting touring acts in dance music, cultivating an ever-growing catalog of music with support from hit-making musicians such as Skrillex, Diplo and Afrojack.
The trio who comes back to the Philippines for the first time since 2011 is excited to return. “Manila is one of our favorite places to party around the world, and we’re ready to dance with everyone at MTV Music Evolution Manila,” the band exclaimed.
With a career of over three decades in entertainment, Gary V, or Gary Valenciano, is the epitome of an icon in Philippine pop music. The multi-awarded singer-songwriter, producer and dance choreographer has to-date released over 32 albums locally and internationally, from which timeless songs like “Di Bale Na Lang”, “Hataw na”, ‘”Eto Na Naman”, “Sana Maulit Muli’”and “Shout for Joy” among many others, catapulted him to the status of a classic Philippine pop superstar.
More than 30 years after his debut, Gary V continues to delight and excite Filipino audiences here and the world over with each concert. “See both your favorite international and Pinoy artists on one single stage to bring you one of the biggest nights in pop music in Asia, I am excited to be a part of this event. See you all at MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016.”
Recorded live for global telecast under the MTV World Stage global series, MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016 will reach an international audience of more than three-quarters of a billion households in over 160 countries. MTV Asia VJs Alan Wong and Hanli Hoefer will be hosting the event, along with MTV Pinoy VJs Yassi Pressman and Andre Paras.
The one-night only live music event will celebrate pop music like never before – enabling fans to experience and discover the evolution of pop music and its dance influence that keeps fans moving. MTV Music Evolution Manila 2016 will showcase iconic and contemporary international music artists and the hottest new acts in both the regional and local music scenes on a single stage, while featuring the best of Philippine music and culture to international youth audiences.