Malaysia PWH Music Award 2018 came and went last Sunday, and was held successfully at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre. In case you’re not aware of the whole thingamajig, here’s 5 things you need to know about one of the most important event in the local Chinese entertainment industry:
1. This is the 14th Malaysia PWH Music Award
This award started way back in 1989 where most of us have yet to exist. The next award will take place after 2 years.
2. Malaysia PWH Music Award is an annual affair to provide recognition for talents in the Malaysia Chinese music industry.
So, one can always expect to see a star-studded event where all the important people are gathered together for the love of music at this prestigious award ceremony.
3. Controversial singer songwriter, Namewee is the biggest winner of the night
He snagged a total of 5 awards, which includes Best Lyrics Award, Best Original Golden Track Award, and Malaysia PWH Music Award Top 10 Original Track (International).
Fun facts: Namewee aka Wee Meng Chee is a Chinese hip hop style recording artist, singer, actor, composer and also filmmaker in Malaysia. He started gain his own popularity after he releasing Negarakuku, a controversial song that remake from our national anthem, Negaraku, which he released when he was still studying in Taiwan back in 2007.
4. Namewee’s song “Stranger In The North” won 5 prizes at PWH Malaysia Music Awards.
This song features LeeHom Wang, a Chinese-American singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and film director. Currently, Namewee has more than 60 songs that have over 1 million views each on YouTube. (Including those music that got removed from his YouTube channel.
5. It was a night of emotional roller coaster
There were laughter, joy, tears with a lot of great talents in the Malaysia PWH Music Award 2018. It’s a humbling experience for all of us to know that talented Malaysian singers are recognized for their talents and are able to make amazing progresses to where they are today.
Congratulations to all the winners of the night!
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