|JR Aquino and Andrew Garcia performing with Esty Richards of BOB The Sausage|
YouTube has launched careers for many artists today and it has a created a culture of loyal fans who subscribe to singers' channels, follow them on social media, and help them rise to fame. With that in mind, local organizer M.E Malaysia created F.Y.I On Stage (F.Y.I short for ‘Favorite YouTube Icons’) a series of event which introduce and highlight talented YouTube artists. The event aspire to bring high-profile YouTube sensations who have been at the forefront as influential pioneers in New Media with the hope that they will inspire young people to pursue and live their dreams.
The first F.Y.I On Stage brings three popular North-American YouTube artists - Victor Kim (of America Best Dance Crew), Andrew Garcia (of American Idol) & JR Aquino (of The Voice) to Kuala Lumpur last Wednesday, November 28th at Chancellor Hall, Management & Science University (MSU) to meet and perform in front of 500 of their loyal fans. They were recently touring USA together as part of YTF Legacy, a group of performers comprised of the biggest celebrity entertainers from YouTube and the social networking world. They lead the 2–hour showcase that highlight their musical talents while defining who they are why they are an inspiration to millions of fans and was joined on stage by rising solo singer, songwriter Tedd Chan, local band Once Upon A Time There Was A Sausage Named Bob.
F.Y.I On Stage feat. Victor Kim, Andrew Garcia & JR Aquino in Kuala Lumpur is proudly presented by Acer Sales & Services Sdn Bhd, the first company to launch the full suite of Windows 8 product with touch capability. It is supported by Nuffnang Malaysia (Official Social Media Partner), Management & Science University (Official Venue) , Grim Film (Creative Partner) , Fly Fm (Official Radio) with special thanks to 988 FM, Google Malaysia & Fleur Cafe.