Get ready to witness a musical extravaganza like never before as the stage is set to explode with the first-ever 1MX Music Festival, featuring a stellar lineup of Asian-Australian-Kiwi artists, all under one roof! This extraordinary event is poised to make history in Australia, bringing together an eclectic mix of artists for an unforgettable day of music and performance.
The 1MX Music Festival promises an adventure you won’t soon forget. From dynamic beats to soulful melodies, this event will span a kaleidoscope of musical genres, uniting artists from diverse backgrounds and cultures. It’s a celebration of unity through music, and it’s coming your way next month.
Meet the Exceptional Artists
To give you a taste of the talent that will grace the stage at the 1MX Music Festival, let’s introduce you to some of the incredible artists who will be making this event truly one-of-a-kind:
Known for her incredible voice and trend-setting music, Dami Im is a name synonymous with musical excellence. Her journey to stardom began when she triumphed in the fifth season of The X Factor Australia. Following her victory, she released her debut and winner’s single, “Alive,” which made an impressive debut at the number one spot on the ARIA Singles Chart. Her self-titled second studio album hit the shelves and took the charts by storm, debuting at the coveted number-one position on the ARIA Albums Chart. It wasn’t long before this album achieved platinum status, as certified by the ARIA’s. Her latest EP, “In Between,” took the music world by storm, debuting at number one on the iTunes chart and currently residing in the Top 10 Australian albums on the Aria charts. Prepare to be mesmerized by her captivating performance!
A leading light in Australia’s music scene, William Singe’s journey began as a member of The Collective, an Australian boy band formed during the fourth season of The X Factor Australia in 2012. The Collective’s talent and potential were quickly recognized, leading to a signing with Sony Music Australia and the release of seven singles and a self-titled album. In the subsequent years, William Singe’s solo career took off as he delved into a diverse range of genres, including R&B, pop, reggae, hip-hop, and rap, all within the confines of his own home. His talent and charisma resonated with fans across the globe, resulting in remarkable achievements. In just under a year, he amassed an impressive following of over two million fans on Facebook, claimed the number one position on Spotify, garnered 20 million Spotify streams, and achieved more than 500 million video views on YouTube and 2.6 million subscribers.
KZ Tandingan is a dynamic artist celebrated as both a rapper and a singer. Her journey to stardom reached a pivotal moment when she emerged as the victorious contestant in the inaugural season of The X Factor Philippines in 2012. Recognized as “Asia’s Soul Supreme” by various media outlets in the Philippines, KZ Tandingan has solidified her status as one of her generation’s most celebrated Filipino artists. Her remarkable talent has not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by her impressive collection of accolades and recognitions. Among her achievements are 7 Awit Awards, 3 Wish 107.5 Music Awards, and 2 Myx Music Awards, all serving as a testament to her exceptional musical prowess. Her star continued to rise as she ventured beyond Philippine borders. Her international notoriety took flight when she participated in the reality TV singing competition Singer in 2018. This groundbreaking experience showcased her incredible vocal range and versatility on a global stage. The following year, KZ Tandingan made history by becoming the first Filipino artist to stage a sold-out solo concert at the prestigious Dubai World Trade Center Arena. Her performance resonated with audiences worldwide, cementing her status as a musical icon, transcending boundaries, and leaving an indelible mark on the world stage.
Ben&Ben, a folk-pop band hailing from the Philippines, has emerged as a musical sensation since their formation in 2017. Their enchanting melodies and poignant lyrics have captured the hearts of audiences worldwide, solidifying their reputation as a band with an exceptional musical catalog. With a string of chart-topping hits to their name, including “Kathang Isip,” “Maybe The Night,” “Leaves,” “Paninindigan Kita,” “Araw-Araw,” and “Sa Susunod Na Habangbuhay,” Ben&Ben has consistently delivered songs that resonate deeply with listeners. These tracks have become anthems, touching on themes that connect with the human experience. The band’s musical prowess has not only earned them a dedicated fan base but also garnered significant recognition in the music industry. In 2020, they were bestowed with the title of Spotify’s Most Streamed Artist in the Philippines, a testament to their popularity and influence. This trend continued in 2021 and 2022 when they were celebrated as the Most Streamed Filipino Artist. Their journey has been adorned with accolades, including multiple Awit Awards, Myx Awards, and Wish 107.5 Music Awards. Their outstanding contributions to the music scene even earned them the prestigious NME Award for Best Asian Band, further solidifying their status as a musical powerhouse.
Keenan Te, a pop sensation on the rise, has taken the music industry by storm with a remarkable online presence. With an astonishing 5 billion views on TikTok alone and over 100 million streams in the past year, his music has resonated deeply with audiences, propelling him to the top music charts in Asia and Australia. At the heart of Keenan Te’s meteoric rise is his powerful voice, a dynamic instrument that has captivated not only music enthusiasts but also top musicians and influential personalities. His vocal prowess is a testament to his extraordinary talent and dedication to his craft.
Milky Day is a rising star in the music scene, hailing from the fusion of Korean and New Zealand roots. His musical journey is defined by the Lofi and R&B genres, creating a unique sonic landscape that has captivated audiences worldwide. What sets Milky Day apart is the diverse tapestry of his background. Armed with a classical piano foundation, he brings a sophisticated musicality to his work. Beyond his musical talents, Milky Day holds a degree in mathematics from Amherst College, demonstrating a fascinating juxtaposition of art and science in his creative journey. With an unwavering passion for music production, Milky Day has embarked on a musical odyssey that resonates with the new generation. His tracks, including hits like “You’ll Be Alright,” “Take It Slow,” “Fool,” and “Youuu,” have garnered millions of streams and captivated listeners globally.
Maymay Entrata is a multifaceted talent in the entertainment industry, boasting a diverse skill set that spans acting, singing, television hosting, dance, and modeling. Her meteoric rise to fame occurred in 2017 when she emerged as the victorious contestant on Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7. Maymay made her mark in the music world in the same year by launching her debut album at the SM North EDSA SkyDome. The album’s release was nothing short of spectacular, with an astounding 2,000 physical copies sold at the venue alone and an additional 7,500 copies flying off the shelves on the day of its release. This resounding success culminated in the album being certified gold and platinum by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI).
Bini is an electrifying P-Pop Girl Group that emerged from the talented pool of Star Hunt Academy (SHA). Comprising eight exceptionally talented members – Jhoanna Robles, Aiah Arceta, Colet Vergara, Maloi Ricalde, Gwen Apuli, Stacey Sevilleja, Mikha Lim, and Sheena Catacutan – Bini has taken the music scene by storm. In a remarkably short span of just one year, this powerhouse girl group made waves with their debut album, “Born to Win.” The album introduced audiences to hit tracks like the titular “Born To Win” and the infectious “Na Na Na,” establishing Bini as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. Their extraordinary journey also included captivating live performances, including a sensational sibling group concert streamed worldwide alongside BGYO, aptly named “One Dream: The BINI & BGYO Concert.” This concert not only showcased their immense talent but also drew international attention to their artistry. Bini’s achievements have not gone unnoticed, as they were named the MTV Asia Spotlight Artist for October and November 2021. Their stellar performances and dedication to their craft also earned them the title of Best Female Group at the Saludo Excellence Awards in the same year.
A Festival Beyond Boundaries
From powerful beats to soulful melodies, the 1MX Music Festival promises to be a musical journey like no other. The artists are ready to captivate you with their chart-topping tracks, stunning choreography, and magnetic stage presence.
Whether you’re a devoted fan of Asian-Australian-Kiwi artists or simply curious to explore the genre and culture, this event offers an entire day of entertainment that transcends boundaries. Join us for a festival that celebrates the power of music and showcases the incredible talents of these famous groups.
We promise you an iconic, eccentric, and awe-inspiring experience alongside amazing artists. The 1MX Music Festival is a cultural fusion that you definitely don’t want to miss out on. Mark your calendars and get ready for a musical journey that will leave you spellbound!
For further details and to purchase tickets for the Sydney edition of 1MX, please visit: 1MX Sydney