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Mega event for Asian pop music ‘Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival 2018’ drew to a fruitful close
Anly from Japan clinched the Asian Supernova Award


(Hong Kong, 23 March 2018) The Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival (HKAMF), organised by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Hong Kong Group) Limited [“IFPI (Hong Kong Group)”], is in its eighth consecutive edition. The organiser has been persistently supporting the local music industry and promoting recorded music by forging a cross-market platform for Asian music creators and investors.  The event was made possible through support by CreateHK of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, with further help from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council as a Supporting Organisation.  The HKAMF 2018 Supernova Contest show, the focus of the festival was held successfully on 23rd March at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.  World class performers and celebrity adjudicators from the region too contributed to a star dusted mega event, one that is unique in that it was co-organised by industry associations from Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam.

The eight contestants, each representing the region where they come from competed for the three coveted titles of HKAMF 2018 Asian Supernova Award, the Best Vocal Performance Award and the Best Stage Performance Award.  The organiser this year continues to offer the viewers the choice to selecting their favourite contestant.  Live audiences and music fans before live broadcast everywhere voted in real-time their choice for recipient of the ‘HKAMF 2018 Top Viewers’ Choice Award’.  The show’s outreach to audiences helped by media partners would reach no less than 13 countries and regions in Asia, including North American and Asian Pacific Regions.

HKAMF 2018 continued to advance its weight as a regional mega event.  It invited the participation by the 9th collaborating region, Vietnam to HKAMF.  Music fans had for the first time in Hong Kong to enjoy and experience the best in popular music from Vietnam.

The Organizer is pleased to announce the list of recipients of the HKAMF 2018 awards

HKAMF 2018 Asian Supernova Award: Anly (Japan)

HKAMF 2018 Best Vocal Performance Award: MINSEO (Korea)

HKAMF 2018 Best Stage Performance Award: TACHAYA (Thailand)

HKAMF 2018 Top Viewers’ Choice Award: TACHAYA (Thailand)