Influence Asia 2017 announces Korean pop star Jessica Jung, former Girls’ Generation‘s member as the finale performance of Asia’s largest live social media awards show. Organized by influencer marketing and media company Gushcloud, and hosted by Korean digital marketing group Yello Digital Marketing, the awards show will feature top performing acts across the region, alongside some of the world’s biggest social media stars.
The singer-songwriter will be the headline act for Influence Asia 2017 where she will be performing hit singles from her two solo albums – the first album, ‘With love, J‘, which ranked first on the Hanteo Weekly Chart and Gaon Weekly Album Chart; as well as the second album ‘Wonderland‘, which peaked at 7th position in the US World Albums chart in 2016.
“I’m very excited and thrilled to be back in Kuala Lumpur, this time for Influence Asia 2017. The digital era has played a very important role in exponentially generating the popularity of artists, as well as giving us the platform to engage with our fans. It is a privilege to be part of this show as a performer and an award presenter,” said Jessica Jung.
Other regional performing acts include Malaysia’s homegrown talent, pop trio De Fam; Project E.A.R, a collaborative band of different acts from five different countries in South East Asia; Singaporean rapper, Kevin Lester, dubbed The Lion City Boy; Top Indonesian singer-songwriter Tulus and Vietnamese pop singer and a current judge on The Voice Vietnam, Noo Phuoc Thinh.
Influence Asia 2017 will also feature award presenters who are top influencers in their various fields namely, Carli Bybel (US) and Shannon Harris (NZ) for the beauty category, Lilymaymac (AUS) for the lifestyle category, Anis Nabilah (MY) for the food category and Sririta Jensen (TH) for the fashion category.
Judy Travis (@Itsjudytime) is currently the world’s top parenting YouTube content creator with more than 3.5 million subscribers spanned across her three YouTube channels – itsjudytime, ItsJudysLife, and itsMommysLife, amassing more than 1 billion total views across the last 6 years. She and Benji, her husband will join the line-up and will be giving out the prestigious parenting award to the top parenting influencer across 7 countries.
Collectively, these award presenters represent more than 11 million subscribers on YouTube with a total social media reach of over 1.7 billion views. Together with the performing acts and the top 36 influencers each from 7 different countries, the show will reach out to more than 60 million fans in Asia Pacific.
“I’m very excited to be coming to Malaysia to present the parenting awards for Influence Asia 2017. It is very encouraging and positive to see such a large scale awards show honouring the achievements of social media influencers and content creators in this region and I’m very proud and honoured to be able to meet and interact with all of them here,” said Judy Travis.
Influence Asia 2017 will be held at the Plenary Hall, KLCC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 8th April 2017, 3pm to 6:30pm. The show will gather the region’s top 252 social media influencers for the largest live social media awards show.
“When we collectively look at all the statistics and growth opportunities presented to this growing industry with many young influencers, an awards show is then needed to govern and regulate, showcase standards, and build sustainability, legitimacy, professionalism, respect and positivity. Hence, Influence Asia was built with those values and vision in mind. Alongside with all the top award presenters and performing acts, it will be a great show,” said Althea Lim, Executive Producer of Influence Asia 2017.
About Influence Asia
Influence Asia is a biennial awards show that brings together the region’s top social media influencers to honour their achievements. Organised by Gushcloud, a leading influencer marketing and media company headquartered in Singapore, and hosted by Yello Digital Marketing, South Korea’s leading and fastest-growing digital marketing company, the awards show aims to build respect and legitimacy in the industry. Under 9 categories, top influencers from seven countries are invited. To find out more about Influence Asia, visit http://influence-asia.com or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/influenceasia) or Instagram(@influenceasia).
Gushcloud is a Singapore-headquartered influencer marketing and media network, founded in 2011 by entrepreneurs Vincent Ha and Althea Lim. Gushcloud is a leading influencer and content marketing agency in Southeast Asia and works with brands and agencies to engage celebrities and influencers with large audiences on Twitter, Instagram, Blogs and YouTube to create and broadcast compelling branded content to their fans.
Gushcloud has managed more than 1,000 influencer marketing campaigns for 250 clients across the last four years helping them reach, engage and excite their target audiences. Their biggest customers include local governmental agencies and fast moving consumer companies with customers throughout Southeast Asia. To find out more about Gushcloud, visit http://www.gushcloud.com
About Yello Digital Marketing
Yello Digital Marketing (YDM) is Asia’s leading and fastest growing digital marketing group that brings together a close alliance of entrepreneur-driven companies specializing in various fields of digital marketing. YDM aims to be No. 1 in the region by providing comprehensive and targeted solutions in all aspects of digital marketing, ranging from strategy to creative to target optimization and to execution. Following the YDM Way of Collaboration, over 1,700 talented employees from 22 companies serve more than 5,000 clients in South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam. To find out more about YDM and our family companies, visit: www.yellodm.com
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