|By PR Newswire||
|December 5, 2012 11:01 AM EST||
BALI, Indonesia, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Concert event will include appearances by:
- Global Music Producer/Artist: Timbaland
A-list performance marks the announcement of the five-year mPowering Mobile Platform, a groundbreaking program designed to encourage youth to define and share the global issues that are most important to them using mobile technology.
The mPowering Mobile Platform and mobile app will officially launch at a 2013 Grammy Week event, and will enable youth around the world to submit stories about their world, the issues most important to them, and gain access to organizations in their regions relevant to the issues they care about most. In short—mobile technology will become a passport for youth to make a difference on a global scale – one action at a time.
Some of the first digital content on the mobile application will include songs recorded at the concert, as well as an exclusive track by Timbaland and Agnes Monica (a.k.a., AGNEZ MO). Timbaland and Monique Mosley will co-host the evening and share their inspirational stories about causes dear to them. The mobile application will continue to bring in new songs and artists as the mPowering Mobile Platform debuts at other events around the world.
With the world population steadily increasing, the resource constraints that come with such sustained growth will impact young people most severely. Yet young people, who account for 43% of the world's population (in some countries, such as Brazil, Nigeria and Tanzania, the number is as high as 60%), can be an innovative source of solutions to these challenges—if engaged and motivated. The mPowering Mobile Platform recognizes this potential by harnessing the power of music to captivate and inspire today's young people to take action alongside organizations that specifically work to improve global issues.
Thursday, 6 December 2012, 6:30 PM WITA
Red Carpet Arrival: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM WITA
Nusa Dua Bali Convention Center
Beginning his career at 18, the self-taught, fresh-faced Swede that is Avicii has had greater success at 22 than most could hope for in a lifetime. With chart-toppers such as Seek Bromance, My Feelings For You, Fade into Darkness, Silhouettes, and LE7ELS, Avicii has since 2008 risen from bedroom music-maker to international superstar. He has headlined Ultra Music Festival with Madonna, completed a $1M charity tour, done an exclusive collaboration with Ralph Lauren: Denim & Supply, and embarked on one of the biggest EDM arena tours-to-date this year. Kicking 2012 off with his unique 'House for Hunger' tour, Avicii and his manager Ash Pournouri personally donated $1M to the organization 'Feeding America,' by doing a not-for-profit 27-stop tour in the U.S. Additional information about Avicii can be found at: http://www.avicii.com/
For more than 20 years, Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley's innovative sound has redefined how the world experiences music. As the most sought after producer with multi-platinum collaborations with hundreds of artists including Justin Timberlake, Elton John, Keith Urban, Missy Elliott, Madonna, and Jay-Z, Timbaland is the number one producer in the world. Acclaimed as Billboard Magazine's Song Writer of the Decade (2011) and multi-Grammy Award winner, Timbaland is a global icon surpassing time and genre.
ABOUT AGNES MONICA (a.k.a., AGNEZ MO):
After rising to stardom at the age of 6, Indonesian singer Agnes Monica (a.k.a., AGNEZ MO) has made a name for herself as an award-winning, multi-platinum singer and highly acclaimed actress. With eight albums and commercial success throughout the globe, Agnes awards include: 10 Anugerah Musik Indonesia Awards, seven Panasonic Awards, four MTV Indonesia Awards, three Indonesia Kid's Choice Awards, and seven JpopAsia International Music Awards.
As the face of Olay for Southeast Asia, and the spokesperson for Honda in the region, Agnes' branded slogan, "Dream, Believe, and Make it Happen" became the campaign for the US Embassy's 2011 cultural conference. Agnes is an ambassador of MTV EXIT to combat human trafficking, the regional icon for Anti-Drugs Movement appointed by DEA and IDEC Far East Region, and was recently appointed as the ambassador of Intellectual Property Rights 2012 by Ministry of Justice and Human Rights Indonesia. Agnes broke into the international music scene through collaborations ranging from American R&B Singer Keith Martin to Latin heartthrob Christian Chavez, recently recorded a duet with Grammy Award winner, Michael Bolton, and is in the process of working on an English studio album with Timbaland and other renowned producers/collaborators.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/mPoweringAction Twitter: @mPoweringAction; #mPoweringAction
Edelman: Arie Rukmantara, Tel.: +62 21 721 59000, Email: [email protected]
Tribal Brands: Jette Speights, Tel.: +1.415.385.8829, Email: [email protected]
Timbaland: Monique Idlett-Mosley, Tel.: +1.305.389.1082, Email: [email protected]
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