Singer Uyên Linh (centre), music producers Huy Tuấn (3rd left) and Anh Quân (3rd right), and members of music band Anh Em pose at a press conference to launch Music Home in Hà Nội on November 28. — Photo courtesy of FPT TelecomViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Singer Uyên Linh – winner of Vietnam Idol 2010 – will open a new music series that will be live streamed from tonight (November 30). Entitled Music Home, the series will introduce famous singers, bands and songwriters on the monthly programme, which will be aired on the last Friday of every month. Alongside their hits, the programme will also reveal untold stories about their lives and careers. A production of FPT Telecom – one of the Việt Nam’s biggest internet service providers, the series is being produced by a professional team of producers Anh Quân and Huy Tuấn, and their band Anh Em (The Brothers). According to Huy Tuấn, who is … [Read more...] about FPT Telecom live streams new music series
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The Hanoitimes - The album titled "Tam 9" of popular Vietnamese pop singer My Tam has made it to the World Albums category of Billboard. With this feat, Tam has become the first Vietnamese singer to get on the music chart. “This is the first time a Vietnamese musical product has made it to the global Billboard chart! Unbelievable! I did it! It feels so wonderful!” My Tam was quoted as saying. My Tam. In May 2017 when she was in the US, she looked at the Billboard World Albums chart and wondered when Vietnam would have a name on it, Tam wrote on her official Facebook fanpage. “I was celebrating the victory of the Vietnamese U23 football team in the semi-finals (of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship) and was overwhelmed with pride when I received the good news that Tam 9 had climbed to No.10 on the Billboard World Albums chart. I was speechless,” she wrote. The release of "Tam 9" also marked the 20th anniversary of My Tam’s career. The … [Read more...] about First Vietnamese singer makes it to Billboard
Viet Nam News by Mộc Miên and An Vũ In recent years, the Vietnamese music scene, especially music for young people, has made great strides in production quality, especially music videos. This is an indispensable trend for artists, from senior artists like Mỹ Tâm and Đàm Vĩnh Hưng, to younger stars like Hương Tràm and Noo Phước Thịnh, in developing their images as well as elevating the quality of music videos. In this way, it is necessary to mention the approach to producing music videos, which is constantly being perfected, in terms of content as well as presentation. In the past, music videos were simple, with the main content used to highlight vocals and music. The videos of today are very different. "I see that music videos are now like short films, with complete stories that are consistent with the lyrical content of the song," said Nguyễn Ngọc Linh, a young music fan. According to … [Read more...] about Are long music videos worth the watch?
Viet Nam News by Bảo Hoa The online music market in Việt Nam recently welcomed a new member: the music streaming service Spotify. Originating in Sweden, Spotify is currently the world’s largest music streaming service, with some 157 million users. In Việt Nam, Spotify offers two types of accounts: free and premium (paid) at VNĐ59,000 (US$2.6) per month. Paid users can enjoy better-quality songs without being interrupted by advertisements and download the songs onto their devices, with unlimited skips and other perks. Launched on March 13 in HCM City, the newbie set a high objective for itself: change the way Vietnamese people listen to music. Speaking at the launch ceremony on the habit of listening to “unlicensed music” in Việt Nam, Sunita Kaur, Spotify’s Managing Director for Asia, said the service’s “first and foremost objective is to fight against [it]”, VnExpress.net reported. “We want to create a … [Read more...] about Spotify aims to get Vietnam to pay more for music
This award is a prestigious honor presented to Vietnamese young people with outstanding achievements in various fields, including education, scientific research, sports, the arts, and start-up and innovation movements. Another 10, chosen from 135 nominations, will receive the Vietnam Promising Young Face Award. These award winners will be honored at a grand gala night held at 8:00pm on March 26 in Hanoi. The ceremony will be broadcast live on VTV6 channel of the Vietnam Television (VTV). The People’s Army Newspaper would like to introduce them to readers. 1. Dinh Quang Hieu Hieu, 1999, is a student of the University of Science under the Vietnam National University Hanoi. In 2016, he was granted a certificate with merit by the Prime Minister for his outstanding academic results. In 2016-2017, Hieu won two golds at the 48th International Chemistry Olympiad in Tbilisi, Georgia, and the 49th in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, respectively. Dinh Quang Hieu Last year, … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s 10 Outstanding Young Faces in 2017 announced