MTV revealed today multi-platinum, Grammy®-nominated singer-songwriter, Carly Rae Jepsen will make her debut in Malaysia at MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon on Saturday, 12 September 2015. MTV broke the news via an Instagram post to fans saying, “@carlyraejepsen to perform 1st time in [Malaysia flag emoji] at #worldstagemy! She really really really really really really likes you!”
Jepsen will join MTV’s announced line-up of performers for MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 – Korea’s favorite K-pop idol female group, Apink and hottest Japanese band, SEKAI NO OWARI. Recorded live for global telecast, the one-night only outdoor event is one of the biggest Southeast Asia music nights of the year, which brings multi-genre talents onto a single stage. More acts will be revealed in the coming weeks.
In a Facebook post, Jepsen shared, “Vacation in Malaysia?! [party popper emoji] I can’t wait to meet my fans there. I am looking forward to being part of the party at MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015. It’s going to be pretty spectacular!”
Jepsen’s highly anticipated new album, E·MO·TION will be released 21 August 2015 (U.K. and Europe release on 25 September 2015). Her second and latest single from the upcoming album, “Run Away With Me” was recently released on 17 July and has already passed over 2.5 million views on YouTube within two weeks of its release, while getting strong reviews from music critics around the world as the ‘Anthemic Summer Jam’.
MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015 is presented by Sunway and supported by Tourism Malaysia. In Malaysia, it is ignited by Xpax, brought to you by Brickfields Asia College, Watsons Malaysia, supported by local broadcast partner, Astro, with media partners Big Tree Outdoor, Cleo, EH!, Hype Malaysia, Selebriti Online, and TimeOut KL. The show 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).