Busker Busker′s Street Performance to be Relayed Live Online
Busker Busker, the band that recently released its debut album after becoming known through Mnet′s Superstar K3, will be airing its street performance live online on April 9. Having the street performance of a rookie group relayed live is an unprecedented feat, proving the explosive popularity the band is currently enjoying.
The online division of CJ E&M, which manages the music portal Mnet.com, told enews on April 8 that Busker Busker′s street performance, which is set to take place on April 9, will be aired live exclusively through its online and mobile services.
Mnet.com opened up an exclusive special page for the event, and plans to not only stream the event live, but also upload photos from the scene. The videos will be taken with smartphones in order to effectively deliver the atmosphere of the scene. The live video can be viewed free of charge by anyone on the site, and a VOD service will be set up for those who didn′t get to be there on time.
Mnet′s mobile webpage will also let viewers enjoy Busker Busker′s street performance on their smartphones.
The service will be made available in many different languages, including English, Japanese and Chinese, and overseas viewers can also follow the event through Global Mnet.com.
The place of the street performance is yet to be confirmed; however, as soon as it starts, Mnet.com and CJ E&M′s social networks will instantly let fans know where it is taking place.
A rep from CJ E&M′s online division told enews on April 8, "Busker Busker′s debut album, downloads and concert are all garnering explosive attention. We expect the live broadcast to gather as much popularity. Mnet.com will continue to provide differentiated services by supplying competitive music content."
Busker Busker said, "Now we really feel like we′ve become a band with the release of our album. We won′t forget what we were determined to do when we were still buskers, and we wish to continue promoting through live performances. We hope we can share the joy of busking with more people through this broadcacst."
Busker Busker′s first album can still be found at the tops of music charts even though 10 days have passed since its release on March 29. Cherry Blossom Ending is still number 1 on Mnet′s music charts, and First Love, Yeosu Night Sea, Ideal Type and Blossoms can also be found in the top ranks.
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