One of the hottest YouTube talents in the world, singer-songwriter Jason Chen is coming to Manila for a one-day-only show on May 29, Friday, 8 p.m., at The Theatre of the Solaire Resort and Casino, Parañaque City.
Dubbed Jason Chen Live in Manila, the special treat from Solaire organized by CREON will indulge music aficionados with Chen's well-loved, phenomenal covers of pop favorites and highly raved original music.
Popularized by his wide vocal range and heartfelt renditions of international pop favorites, Chen's official YouTube channel currently has 250 million video views and 1.2 million subscribers.
The 26-year-old Taiwanese-American pop singer based in Southern California began his singing career at the age of 17, when he was inspired to sing to serenade a girl whom he was inviting to the prom.
His craft further bloomed when he was in college at the UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles when his dorm mates forced him to put clips of himself singing in YouTube.
Later on, he released dozens of singles and four full albums, one of which is performed in Mandarin. From performing covers of songs from international pop superstars, Chen successfully managed producing and performing his original music. He has now built his own studio and created a merchandise line for his brand “Music Never Sleeps.”
In 2011, he had the opportunity to perform in Italy, Spain, China, Canada, Australia, and Singapore. He has also performed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, as well as throughout the United States. He was invited to perform on one of China’s most popular TV shows Day Day Up with fellow singers Megan Nicole and Tiffany Alvord.
In 2011, he released his first album, Gravity, led by the single “Best Friend,” which now has over 10 million views. Then in 2013, his second and third album came out titled Never for Nothing and What If, respectively. By the end of 2014, Chen's fourth album, "Glass Heart" was launched.
To date, among Chen's multimillion-hitting music videos on YouTube are his unique renditions of monster pop hits, such as Bruno Mars' "Grenade," Rihanna's "Love The Way You Lie Part2," Nelly' "Just A Dream," Eminem's "Lighters," Like Wayne's "How To Love," and Maroon 5's "Payphone" among others.
Other popular Jason Chen covers include "Marry Me" by Jason Derulo, "Love On Top" by Beyonce, "As Long As You Love Me" by Justin Bieber, "What Makes You Beautiful" by One Direction, Adele's "Set Fire To The Rain," Cobra Starship's "You Make Me Feel," and David Guetta's "Titanium."
Catch Solaire Resort and Casino Presents Jason Chen Live in Manila and discover why he has made fans all over the globe swoon with his music.
Ticket prices are as follows: P3,500 for Gold; P3,500 for Premium-Gold; P3,000 for Silver; P1,750 for Balcony A; and P750 for Balcony B.
Tickets for Jason Chen Live in Manila can now be purchased at Ticketworld outlets nationwide and online by visiting TicketworldOnline. For more updates, visit www.bit.ly/jasonchenmnl or call Ticketworld at Tel. No. 891-9999.