|LOCAL LEGEND: Famed singer Thu Minh hosts a variety talk show on YouTube called 'Muse It', featuring 15 Vietnamese music producers, singers and artists. — Photo courtesy of the singer|
HCM CITY — Celebrated Vietnamese singer Thu Minh has introduced a variety talk show on YouTube.
The show, called Muse It, features Minh’s live performances of new songs along with her hits such as Đường Cong (The Curve), and Bay (Flying).
Discussions about her life and singing career are included as well.
Minh also invited 15 Vietnamese famous music producers, singers and artists to join her in the show, such as Noo Phước Thịnh, Phương Thanh and Trúc Nhân.
The 46-year-old singer said, "Muse It is where other singers and I can share our thoughts on singing in hopes that our fans and audiences can know more about our careers.”
“We also share singing and performing skills, and our experiences when performing on stages and shows in the country and abroad,” she added.
In the show’s opening episode broadcast on June 15, Minh and pop star Noo frankly talk about challenges they met during their careers.
Noo began his professional career in HCM City in 2009 when he was at university. He quickly became a star and has won many music awards such as Cống Hiến (Devotion) Awards and Mai Vàng (Golden Ochna) Awards for best singer.
Minh and Noo also sing a new dance pop song B52 about crazy love composed by producer Phúc Bồ.
The video has earned more than 16,000 views.
Nguyễn Anh Minh of Đồng Nai Province said, “the show is quality. It helps me know more about my favourite singers. I can’t wait to watch more episodes.”
Minh began her career in HCM City after winning top prize at the HCM City Television Singing Contest in 1993, and soon became famous for her beauty and strong voice.
She has released 10 albums and 15 music videos.
She won several top prizes for best female singer, best album and best single given by prestigious organisations, such as Radio the Voice of HCM City and Việt Nam Television.
Minh also won the Best Asian Artist title at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA).
The show Muse It, consisting of 15 episodes, is broadcast at 8pm every Thursday on Thu Minh’s YouTube channel. — VNS