Stevie Wonder Coming to 2013 MAMA
The king of soul, Stevie Wonder will perform at 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).
Being one of the biggest global music events, MAMA held its official press conference at the CJ E&M Center in Seoul on November 13.
CJ E&M, who will be hosting MAMA, released the list of artists who will be participating in the event, which includes Stevie Wonder, Icona Pop, and Ylvis.
Shin Kyung Kwan from CJ E&M said, “Stevie Wonder is not only famous as a musician, but is loved and respected for being a peacemaker who strives to end racism and bring peace to humanity. He is often chosen as the favorite musician by many pop lovers in the country,” adding, “We almost gave an incentive vacation to the staff who succeeded in casting Stevie Wonder.”
He continued by saying, “Icona Pop’s song is well known for its use in Korean commercials, and it has even ranked in top 10 on Billboard. The band Ylvis is also a famous star on Youtube, being nicknamed ‘another Psy’.”
The 5th annual event 2013 MAMA will take place on November 22 at the Hong Kong Asian Expo Arena. It will be aired in over 93 countries in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and Oceania, and celebrated by over 2.4 million people around the world.
Photo credit: Ylvis and Stevie Wonder′s Respective Facebooks
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