The Mnet Asian Music Awards created a special 'Mini Concert' stage for fans to see some of the best up and coming K-Pop artists performing before the actual awards ceremony. Playing at this mini concert stage was BTS, AOA and Block B. Our editor Johnny Au was invited by MAMA to photograph the day and these are his pictures from the Mini Concert.
Filipino-Chinese-Korean singer Janice Vidal returns with the 'Janice Walking To The Future Live 2014' concert in Hong Kong Coliseum last week. With a show of Canto-pop classics from the 1980s and '90s, Janice Vidal once again proved why she is one Canto-pop's most polished performers. Photos by East Asia Record Production Company.
K-Pop boy bands BTS and Block B held a fan engagement and high touch event at the Mnet Asian Music Awards 2014 (MAMA) in Hong Kong last week. Their devoted fans snapped up the exclusive tickets to meet their idols. Hello Asia editor Johnny Au was granted exclusive access to MAMA and brings you these behind the scenes and onstage pictures from the fanmeet.
The stars of the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) descended into Hong Kong last Wednesday for one of the industry's biggest award nights. The day kicked off with a press conference attended by artists such as WINNER, Juggigo, BTS (pictured above), Girl's Day, Block B, IU and EXO. Hello Asia editor Johnny Au was there to bring you these Australian exclusive photos.
It's the third and final day of Johnny Au's photos from the Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival in Hong Kong - and boy did it go off with a bang. On their way to Australia, The Lemonheads rocked it, Hong Kong's Noughts and Exes impressed, The Stray Katz Big Band covered the classics and Dan Deacon created beautiful, beautiful mayhem. But it was up to Tenacious D and The Flaming Lips to close out the festival...
Johnny Au returns us to Hong Kong for day two of Clockenflap, featuring headliners Travis (pictured), who pulled a MASSIVE crowd ready to singalong to all their hits. Also pictured in Johnny's exclusive AU gallery are Kool & The Gang, Sydney's own Jagwar Ma, Melbourne based Jess Ribeiro, Nightmares on Wax, Ozomatli and many more...
The three day Music and Arts Festival Clockenflap just wrapped up its seventh edition in Hong Kong and we were there to bring you exclusive Australian coverage! Throughout the week you'll read more reviews, see more photo galleries and watch more interviews from the event - but to kick things off, I've picked my five favourite performances from the festival, including a bit of a Hong Kong discovery...
Helping kick off the 7th annual Clockenflap Music & Arts Festival in Hong Kong, Johnny Au captures headliners of the day, Mogwai, alongside The Raveonettes, the return of The Vaccines alongside local Hong Kong acts Fad, Thud, Salvaje and a special Movember performance:
The stars of Asia was performing at the annual Sundown Festival in Singapore last weekend. Artists include Big Ass, Chang Chen Yue, James Yang, Jeremy Teng, Kanika Kapoor, Kate Tsui (pictured above), Olivia Ong, PUPIL, REGINA, ShiGGa Shay and Shila Amzah. Photos by Johnny Au.
Japanese rock act WEAVER, returns to Singapore with a set at the Sundown Festival. The members of WEAVER have been taking leave from their music careers to study English in the UK. This performance marks WEAVER's return to Asia. Photos by Johnny Au.
Indonesian girl group S.O.S (Sensation of Stage) performed for the first time in Singapore as part of the Sundown Festival. The five members of S.O.S showcased their tracks from their two released EPs. Photos by Johnny Au.
Asian K-Pop group CROSS GENE had their fans chanting their names throughout their set at Sundown Festival in Singapore last Saturday. Photos by Johnny Au.
Heart throb K-Pop boy group B1A4 brought the house down with their performance for the KStar FanFest concert last Saturday night in Singapore. See Jinyoung, CNU, Sandeul, Baro and Gongchan bringing their music talents and famous fan service. Photos by Alvin Ho.
K-Pop girl group Girl's Day performed their Girl's Day Everyday concert as part of the KStar FanFest in Singapore last Friday. In addition to the 10 songs performed, Girl's Day also participated in extensive games with fans and left every Girl's Day fan with a big grin on their face. Photos by Johnny Au.
Our head photographer Johnny Au has been travelling around India with four Australian artists Appleonia, Cloud Control, Money For Rope and Peking Duk. They made a stop at Mumbai to play The Aussie BBQ showcase at the packed Blue FROG venue as part of the Music Connects conference. All four artists played exceptionally well and the mostly local Blue FROG audience were keen to discover Australian music acts to follow.