MusicFest 2010 Press Conference in Cebu

CBS was invited to attend the MusicFest 2010 Press Conference (with Kris Allen, Jabbawockeez and Boyce Avenue) last 4th of February at SM Northwing Atrium.  Press people from different corners of the city flocked the venue to welcome and interview the international stars who just finished their concert a few hours ago.

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(Artists Profiles)

KRIS ALLEN
An American singer-songwriter from Conway, Arkansas, and the winner of the 8th season of American Idol. Prior to Idol, he self-released a 2007 album entitled Brand New Shoes.

Allen`s Idol coronation song, “No Boundaries” and his version of “Heartless” both charted within the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100. Allen`s post-Idol self-titled album was released on November 17, 2009, through Jive Records. The album debuted at #11 on the U.S. Billboard 200 shifting over 90,000 copies. The album`s lead single, “Live Like We`re Dying”, was released on September 21, 2009, and has peaked at #30 in the U.S.

BOYCE AVENUE
The debut album, titled “All You’re Meant To Be,” was released by Boyce Avenue on March 25, 2008. All of the songs were mixed by Austin Deptula (Eisley, New Found Glory), and the entire project was mastered by Rodney Mills (Pearl Jam, REM, Sheryl Crow). Since the album`s release, it has been written about in CNN Money, the Kings of A&R, and in other press, its songs have been featured on various MTV shows, and the band has established itself as one of the top 8 Artists of All-Time on YouTube, with over 90 million hits. Most recently, “All You`re Meant To Be” has been licensed for sale nationwide in the Philippines through MCA Music, and is on path to Gold status. On the strength of the band`s touring success in the United States and the Philippines, the band is poised to launch a worldwide tour in 2009.

JABBAWOCKEEZ
JabbaWockeeZ is an all-male hip-hop dance crew from California who gained fame by appearing on the first season of America`s Got Talent, and later becoming the inaugural winners of MTV`s hip-hop dance competition America`s Best Dance Crew. The group name is derived from the Lewis Carroll poem Jabberwocky.

Thanks to Miss Jaja Chiongbian of BIGSEED MEDIA & MARKETING SOLUTIONS (PRESS CONTACT for Fearless Productions in Cebu) for the invitation.

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