Singapore, 6 JUNE 2018 – Hyperplay has revealed its first wave of performers for MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay today with South Korea’s superstar vocalist and rapper CL, Thailand’s leading rock band Slot Machine, Indonesian idol Afgan and Singapore’s favorite The Sam Willows.
Hyperplay, the first integrated ASEAN esports and music festival, is set to feature MTV Spotlight, which brings multi-genre talents onto a single stage at different times during Hyperplay. The two-day ticketed event will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, 4 August 2018 and Sunday, 5 August 2018. Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks.
In celebration of ASEAN Singapore 2018 and part of YOUTHx, Hyperplay is powered by Riot Games and MTV, presented by the Singapore Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) and the National Youth Council (NYC) of Singapore, and supported by gold sponsor Clear Men. Hyperplay will integrate the two biggest pop culture pillars of this generation, esports, and music, into a single weekend event.
The esports tournament will share the stage with MTV Spotlight, comprised of four electrifying music performance segments by international, regional and local artists. The music performances will also be edited into a 60-minute “MTV Spotlight” special, which will premiere on 21 August on MTV in Southeast Asia.
“Can’t wait to head to Singapore to meet all my fans. Looking forward to being part of the festival and to share my music at MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay. It’s going to be pretty spectacular!” – CL
“We are psyched to be part of MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay! Get ready Singapore… we are coming to rock the stage at Singapore Indoor Stadium! Big thanks to MTV for this opportunity and see you all at Hyperplay!” – Slot Machine
“What an honor to be part of the first MTV Spotlight @Hyperplay. I’m so excited to meet everyone in Singapore and to connect with the other artists too. I also can’t wait to catch some of the gaming action at the event!” – Afgan
“Enjoying the ride with MTV and all of our fun collaborations so far. We could not be more stoked to next perform at MTV Spotlight @ Hyperplay and to share the stage with some great acts. Thank you, MTV for the invite! Come through, we are ready for you!” – The Sam Willows
Streaming live across the two-day ticketed event on Hyperplay.sg, with key segments broadcast live across Southeast Asia, the first edition of Hyperplay will feature the first ever League of Legends ASEAN tournament with national teams from the 10 ASEAN countries. They will clash head-on in two days of intense League of Legends matches, where the victorious team will earn the title of ASEAN champion.
Can’t wait to see you guys there this August!