NEWS | MTV HEATS UP WITH K-FEVER IN OCTOBER : aforadio.com

This October, MTV Asia is bringing Korean shows that pique passions - from music, to food, to reality TV."K-pop continues to bring the pop to culture, and fans continue to have a ravenous appetite for all things Korean. At MTV, we are serving a breadth of content that covers the best in music, food, culture and reality TV" - Abhishek K Rao, Senior Director, MTV Brand, Southeast Asia.Shows you should check out on MTV Asia this month:-2017 Busan One Asia Festival - Live on Sunday, 22 October 5pm (WIB), 6pm (SG/MY/PH)With an ambition to become Asia's number one cultural festival, the Busan One Asia Festival showcases the city's vibrant cultural scenes and the Korean Wave to fans from around the world. This year, the Opening Ceremony headliners include Apink, ASTRO, BAP, GOT7, SF9, NU'EST W, MOMOLAND, BLACKPINK, iKON, GFRIEND, Wanna One and SECSKIES!The performances from Legend Stage, the Park Concert and the Closing Ceremony will be aired on MTV Asia at a later stage.Idol Battle Cook - Sunday, 1 October7pm (WIB), 8pm (SG/PH), 9pm (MY)Hosted by Hong Seok Chun, celebrity guests are invited to the studio to cook up a storm! Featuring stars like Fiestar, April, Hana from Secret, Kasper from Play The Siren.The Stage: Big Pleasure S7 (Part 1 with 8 episodes) - premieres Sunday, 29 October7pm (WIB), 8pm (SG/PH), 9pm (MY)The Stage: Big Pleasure returns, where Korea's top musicians appear on stage unveiling their best to music fans! Expect strong performances from the hottest stars in Korean music scene, like Bolbbalgan4, Urban Zakapa, HOMME, and more!Part 2 of The Stage with 4 episodes is set to air in January 2018.Supermodel 2017 - premieres early 2018Korea's premier star search competition Supermodel comes to MTV! Since 1992, this series has become a launchpad for the next stars in Korean entertainment.

NEWS | RITA ORA TO HOST AND PERFORM AT THE 2017 MTV EMAS : aforadio.com

"I'm so excited to be hosting this year's MTV EMAs in my hometown! I still remember how much fun my first EMAs was in Frankfurt in 2012, when I performed 'RIP'. I can't wait to get back on the stage to host and perform. Worlds will collide on this global stage come November 12, so get ready." - Rita OraPhoto credit: Smallz + Raskind"Rita is a multi-talented star who's been an MTV core artist for over half of a decade, she's the perfect hometown hero to lead the 2017 MTV EMAs, which promises to be the year's ultimate global music celebration," - Bruce Gilmer, Head of Music and Music Talent, Global Entertainment Group, Viacom.2017 MTV EMA performers as well as presenters will be announced soon.Cast your for your favourite artists at mtvema.com  

NEW MUSIC | NEW MUSIC VIDEO | ZAMAERA RELEASES "WANITA" : aforadio.com

Street style rapper Zamaera is back with a new single titled "Wanita". This is her first Malay single, which is poised to be an anthem for the modern woman. It reminds the world, that woman are strong, beautiful, independent and are role models for both sexes. The emphasis of the importance of self-value and self-love is amplified through this catchy track; and is made even more euphoric with her brilliant rhythmic alliteration.She exploded into the music scene early this year, taking the public by surprise with her 1st single, "Helly Kelly". Breaking the seams of the music world, the star dominated the MET charts for six weeks with her unique flare. She shows no signs of slowing down with her second release - "Wanita", only a few months later. Zamaera astounds with ruthless bars both in Malay and English; and displays her versatility with her sultry vocals within the chorus. She describes it to be an evolution of her freestyle approach to the genres of R&B and Hip-Hop. Jam-packed with wit and quip that has became her trademark, "Wanita" refocuses the importance of women's value. Our boss lady shatters the glass ceiling proving that women too, can command an aura yang memerintah bila masuk bilik as she sings. Her lyrics tak perlu lelaki untuk berdikari, she miss independent berhari-hari displays women are self-efficient."I want women to celebrate their femininity and see it as strength not as weakness, I also wanted an anthem for anyone else who wants to shout out being valued and appreciated. Yes, men, this song can be for you too!" - Zamaera

NEW MUSIC | NEW MUSIC VIDEO | NICK JONAS RELEASES NEW SINGLE "FIND YOU" : aforadio.com

Nick Jonas is back with a brand new track 'Find You', taken from an upcoming album which is yet to be named."The song is about a lot of things and it has a lot to do with the idea of finding love, in general, and the journey we all go on with that. It can be something you're afraid of and running away from it in that sense, but it is desperately something we all hope for." - said Nick Jonas to iHeartRadio. Nick worked with songwriter, Simon Wilcox on this new track. Someone who he has worked with for his previous track, 'Jealous'.

NEW MUSIC | U2 "YOU'RE THE BEST THING ABOUT ME" DEBUTS ON ROCK CHARTS AND THERE'S A KYGO REMIX : aforadio.com

U2's new single "You're the Best Thing About Me" debuts on a couple of Billboard rock chart after it's release! No. 11 on Hot Rock Songs.The track launches at No. 6 on Rock Digital Song Sales and Alternative Digital Song Sales. The guys also worked with Kygo for a remix of "You're the Best Thing About Me".

NEWS | MTV'S ICONIC "UNPLUGGED" FRANCHISE RETURNS IN ASIA : aforadio.com

MTV announced that its groundbreaking award-winning "MTV Unplugged" franchise has returned this September, for a whole new generation of music enthusiasts and longtime fans of the series. The new season will feature an eclectic, superstar lineup of global pop culture artists and will kick off with multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter and "2017 Video Music Awards" nominee and performer, Shawn Mendes. The trailblazing music series returns with a fresh reinvention that will feature performances from locations across the globe that holds special meaning to each artist."MTV revolutionized the performance storytelling space when it launched 'MTV Unplugged' almost 30 years ago. "The Unplugged" Series allow artists to reimagine their songs in an intimate and acoustic medium, giving their fans a new perspective on their favourite hits. We're thrilled to have multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes launch this new season." - Amani Duncan, Senior Vice President of Music, MTV."I'm so thrilled and honoured to be able to help bring the "Unplugged" series back. It's a show that truly highlights artistry and brings unique performances to fans that they can't see anywhere else." - Shawn Mendes

NEW MUSIC | NIALL HORAN DROPS NEW SINGLE "TOO MUCH TO ASK" : aforadio.com

Niall Horan is back with a new pop ballad single, "Too Much to Ask" taken from his album 'Flicker'. This song is about his heartbreak after splitting from his lover and regrets."Too Much to Ask" was co-written with Jamie Scott, a regular with writing songs for One Direction.

NEW MUSIC | HYUNA DROPS NEW EP TITLED 'FOLLOWING' : aforadio.com

Hyuna is back with her new album after a year of hiatus, this album 'Following' has a compilation of FIVE new tracks with the usual Hyuna music.. which consists of pop and a little bit of EDM. Check out the tracklist below:-1. Party (Follow Me) [feat. WOOSEOK]2. Babe3. Purple (with E'dawn)4. Dart5. Mirror

NEW MUSIC | LOCO'S 'SUMMER GO LOCO' EP : aforadio.com

LOCO dropped his EP titled 'Summer Go Loco' recently and it is about wanting to escape from the city with your love one. Check out the tracklist below:-1. OPPA2. Summer Go Loco (feat. GRAY)3. Party Band (feat. punchnello & Thur)4. Alright Summer Time (feat. SAM KIM)

NEW MUSIC | SAM SMITH DROPS "TOO GOOD AT GOODBYES" : aforadio.com

Sam Smith's back with another heartbreaking track, "Too Good At Goodbyes". "This song is about and about a relationship I was in.. this album actually is not all about me. There's about four songs that are about me, and the rest are about different things and different people in my life as well as what they've gone through." - Sam Smith said in an interview with Apple Music.He also revealed that he collaborated with Timbaland on one of the tracks in the album.

NEW MUSIC | KYLE TEAMS UP WITH CHARLIE PUTH FOR "ATTENTION" REMIX : aforadio.com

Charlie Puth has released a new official remix for his recently RIAA platinum-certified summer smash single, 'Attention'. "Attention" - the first taste off of Puth's highly-anticipated album Voicenotes, the follow up tp 2016's RIAA platinum-certified debut, Nine Track Mind - has been climbing the charts and marks Puth's first No. 1 at US Pop Radio with the track arriving at No. 1 at the format this week. "Attention" is currently sitting at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 becoming Charlie's peak on the chart and after recently going platinum, the song is officially his most successful single to date. The track's official video has gone on to amass over 390 million views, marking it Charlie's highest performing solo video release to date. When it comes to certifications, Puth has been a roll lately, with his previous single "We Don't Talk Anymore (ft. Selena Gomez)" recently 3x RIAA platinum-certified.

NEWS | PET SHOP BOYS ANNOUNCE THE SECOND SET OF RELEASE IN 'CATALOGUE: 1985 - 2012' : aforadio.com

Pet Shop Boys will release the second set of albums in their definitive 'Catalogue: 1985 - 2012' series of resissues of all their Parlophone studio albums. This second set sees the PSB albums 'Yes' from 2009 and 'Elysium' from 2012 reissued on 20 October.  Both titled have been remastered and are accompanied by 'Further Listening' albums of master quality bonus tracks and demos created in the same period as each album, as well as Pet Shop Boys' own remixes of their tracks, including some previously unreleased materials.Both albums will be packaged with an extensive booklet in which Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe discuss each song, illustrated with many archive photographs. The entire project is designed by Farrow.'Yes' was produced by Brian Higgins and his production team Xenomania. The record debuted at number four on the UK Albums Chart upon release and was nominated for Best Electronic/Dance Album at 2010 Grammy Awards. This expanded version of the album features guests including The Human League's Phil Oakey, who shares vocals withNeil Tennant and Chris Lowe on 'This used to be the future'.Johnny Marr also appears on 'Yes', his guitar work featuring on several tracks including the single, 'Did you see me coming?'. The album's lead single and UK Top 20 hit, 'Love Etc', became PSB's ninth number one hit on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Songs chart in the USA, breaking the record for most chart-topping singles by a duo or group on the Billboard Dance Chart.This reissue of 'Yes' includes - alongside the remastered original album - Pet Shop Boys' previously unreleased monitor mix of 'The loving kind', a song which became a Top 10 hit for Girls Aloud, as well as previously unreleased demos of songs from the 2010 Young Vic theatre production, My Dad's A Birdman. PSB mixes of 'Did you see me coming?', 'The former enfant terrible' and more are also included. Check out the tracklist for the reissue of 'Yes' below:-CD 11. Love etc.2. All over the world3. Beautiful people 4. Did you see me coming?5. Vulnerable6. More than a dream7. Building a wall8. King of Rome9. Pandemonium10. The way it used to be11. LegacyCD 21. Gin and Jag2. This used to be the future (with Phil Oakey)3. We're all criminals now4. Gin and Jag (Frisky mix)5. Beautiful people (demo)6. My girl7. The loving kind (monitor mix)*8. Love etc (PSB mix)9. Did you see me coming? (PSB Possibly more mix)10. The former enfant terrible (PSB Bring it on mix)11. Up and down12. Brits medley**CD 31. I cried for us2. It doesn't often snow at Christmas (new version)3. All over the world (new version)4. Viva la vida/Domino dancing (Christmas EP mix)5. My Girl (Our House mix)6. Leaving (demo)7. Together 8. Glad all over (From "Together" CD single)9. The dumpling song (demo from My Dad's A Birdman)*10. Wings and faith (demo from My Dad's A Birdman)*11. Night song (fan club download 2010)***Previously unreleased**Previously unreleased on CD'Elysium' was originally released in 2012, was seen by some as a shift in sound and direction for Pet Shop Boys. Writing for the album began whilst PSB were on tour with Take That, with some tracks dating far back as 2008.The album was co-produced by PSB with Andrew Dawson, who engineered much of Kanye West's album '808s & Heartbreak', a record which Neil Tennant had become 'mildly obsessed' with at the time. The darker lyrical themes of 'Elysium' are reflected in the record's sound. 'It is deep in terms of the sound - got a lot of sub-bass - it's sort of deep in terms of subject matter, the way it's expressed. But I think it's the Pet Shop Boys' most beautiful album.' - Neil TennantThe 'Further listening' album of additional material alongside this 'Elysium' reissue features previously unreleased demos entitled 'Vocal', 'She pops' and 'In slow motion', as well as PSB mixes and remixes of 'Leaving' and 'Memory of the future. Check out the full track-listing for the reissue of 'Elysium' below:-CD 11. Leaving2. Invisible3. Winner4. Your early stuff5. A face like that6. Breathing space7. Ego music8. Hold on9. Give it a go10. Memory of the future11. Everything means something12. Requiem in denim and leopardskinCD 21. Vocal (demo)*2. She pops (demo)*3. Inside4. In slow motion (demo)*5. Listening6. Hell7. The way through the woods (long version)8. I started a joke9. In his imagination10. Leaving (Believe in PSB mix)11. Leaving (Side by side remix)12. Leaving (Freedom remix)13. Memory of the future (New single mix)*Previously unreleasedThe Catalogue reissues of ‘Yes’ and ‘Elysium’ will go on sale on October 20th. Upon pre-order of the albums, the tracks ‘The loving kind (monitor mix)’ from ‘Yes’ and ‘Vocal (demo)’ from ‘Elysium’ will be instantly available. To pre-order the albums, please follow the links below:Yes’ - https://lnk.to/YesMP‘Elysium’ - https://lnk.to/ElysiumMPThe ‘Catalogue: 1985-2012’ reissue series began earlier this year on July 28th with the release of ‘Nightlife’, ‘Release’ and ‘Fundamental’ which all entered the Top 40 album charts. The reissues will continue until all PSB Parlophone albums have been released with ‘Further listening’ albums: Please/Further listening: 1984-1986Actually/Further listening: 1987-1988Introspective/Further listening: 1988-1989Behaviour/Further listening: 1990-1991Very/Further listening: 1992-1994Bilingual/Further listening: 1995-1997The reissues of ‘Please’, ‘Actually’, ‘Introspective’, ‘Behaviour’, ‘Very’ and ‘Bilingual’ were originally released with bonus ‘Further listening’ albums in 2001 and are being newly remastered with their original track-listings for this project. 

NEW MUSIC | KELLY CLARKSON DROPS 'LOVE SO SOFT' AND 'MOVE YOU' : aforadio.com

Kelly Clarkson is back! She drops 'Love So Soft' and 'Move You'. You can expect her forthcoming album, 'Meaning of Life' out on 27 Oct 2017!The album features collaborations with Nick Ruth, Mick Schultz, The Monarch, Jesse Shatkin, Jason Halbert as well as Greg Kurstin. On the other hand, it has been two years since the release of her last album in 2015 'Piece by Piece'.

NEW MUSIC | NEW ALBUM | TAEYANG DROPPED 'WHITE NIGHT' : aforadio.com

It has been three years since he releases any music and now Taeyang is finally back with third solo album 'White Night'. On 'Wake Me Up' he worked with KUSH while 'Darling' sees him collaborating with TEDDY.Check out the tracklist below:-1. 白夜2. Wake Me Up *Title3. Darling *Title4. Ride5. Amazin'6. 텅빈도로 (Empty Road)7. Naked8. 오늘밤 (Tonight) ft. ZICO

NEW MUSIC | MAROON 5 "WHAT LOVERS DO" FEATURING SZA : aforadio.com

"What Lovers Do" is a song about calling out lovers to stop playing around and be real. This track was written with Starrah, whose known for writing "Needed Me" for Rihanna, Drake's "Fake Love" and more.