JUNE 19 UPDATE – POSTPONED! Breaking news…International singing sensation Charice has been added to the star-studded lineup for the inaugural FAITH The Concert in Singapore on 28th July 2010. Charice joins the previously-announced headliners Sonicflood, Point Of Grace and Corrinne May, for one night of live inspirational music.
Video courtesy of RunningIntoTheSun
This will be Charice’s second performance in Singapore, following her critically-acclaimed performance at the Singapore Idol final last December, where she stunned the entire nation with her powerful vocals and showmanship.
Tickets for FAITH The Concert are priced at $98, $78 and $58 (excluding $3 SISTIC fee) and are on sale now. All OCBC Credit and Debit cardmembers will receive a 15% discount off ticket prices till 30th June.
This will be Sonicflood’s and Point Of Grace’s maiden performances here, as well as Corrinne May’s first public performance in Singapore since 2007. The concert promises to be a fun and uplifting event, where everyone will enjoy a different side of Christian pop music.
The concert is organised by Warner Music Singapore, which also released the best-selling series of FAITH CD albums since 2008.
Simon Nasser, marketing director of Warner Music Singapore, says: “The FAITH CD series is about spreading the legacy of faith through songs, and it has always been a dream to elevate this into a live concert where everyone can experience together along with their favourite artists. A true testimony that dreams do come true when you have faith.”
As for the addition of Charice to the lineup, Mr. Nasser could not be any less excited about it:
“Charice is the only Asian artist who has a Top 10 album in Billboard’s history and she will be making a special visit to Singapore to be a part of this concert. The 18-year-old vocal powerhouse is just living example of a success story arising from humble beginnings.”
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Location: The MAX Pavilion
Street: 1 Expo Drive >>> www.singaporeexpo.com.sg
For more information on ticket sales, please visit www.sistic.com.sg or call the SISTIC hotline at (65) 6348 5555.
For more information about FAITH The Concert, visit www.runningintothesun.com
About the artists
Sonicflood is one of the most influential contemporary Christian music and crossover mainstream bands ever. The five-piece band have earned a Grammy nomination, won two Dove Awards and sold over two million albums. They have performed on every continent except Antarctica.
Point Of Grace has emerged as one of the biggest names in Christian music since their formation in 1991. The female trio have been nominated for two Grammy Awards, sold more than 6.5 million albums and earned 24 consecutive number one singles, a feat unmatched by any artist in any genre.
Corrinne May is one of Singapore’s most successful music artists. Her four albums have sold over 35,000 copies in Singapore alone and she has staged sold-out concerts in Japan, Los Angeles and Singapore. She has also worked with iconic songwriters Carole King and Carole Bayer Sager.
Charice is arguably Asia’s most successful artist to break into the international market. She just turned 18 recently, and has already performed with Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli, as well as appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show four times. Her self-titled debut album was produced by David Foster, and recently entered the Billboard 200 charts at number 8, becoming the first Asian artist ever in Billboard’s history to crack the Top Ten.
About Warner Music Singapore’s FAITH CD series
The first FAITH CD album was released in July 2008 and topped the Recording Industry Association of Singapore (RIAS) best-selling album chart. The second and third volumes were released in April 2009 and February 2010 respectively, and topped the RIAS best-selling chart as well. Collectively, the three volumes of FAITH CD albums have sold more than 30,000 copies in Singapore.
About Running Into The Sun
Running Into The Sun is led by Beatrice Chia Richmond. The company specialises in producing original projects from comedy, concerts, festivals and theatrical productions.
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Source: Warner Singapore
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