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Netflix to showcase Vietnamese artist Sơn Tùng M-TP to a global audience

Update: August, 28/2020 - 16:10
Netflix and M-TP Entertainment are teaming up to bring Sơn Tùng M-TP: Sky Tour Movie to the service on September 2, streaming Việt Nam’s first-ever musical documentary to viewers in 190 countries worldwide. —  Photo Netflix

 HCM CITY — Netflix and M-TP Entertainment are teaming up to bring Sơn Tùng M-TP: Sky Tour Movie to the service on September 2, streaming Việt Nam’s first-ever musical documentary to viewers in 190 countries worldwide.

The move reinforces Netflix’s commitment to offer global audiences great local stories, allowing viewers to be inspired by the work of this hugely promising Vietnamese talent, in support of his vision to bring V-Pop to the world.

Following the success of Sky Tour concerts across Việt Nam in 2019, Sơn Tùng M-TP and his crew at M-TP Entertainment decided to relive these unforgettable moments on the big screen. Sơn Tùng M-TP: Sky Tour Movie is Việt Nam’s first musical documentary and has already established some tough-to-beat records: 10,000 tickets sold within 48 hours and VNĐ5.5 billion in box-office revenue just three days after its mid-June premiere. This documentary has been widely praised for its enchanting storytelling and depiction of a young, passionate artist who takes a professional approach to music creation in Việt Nam.

“Sơn Tùng’s music transcends borders. His artistry resonates with not only fans in Việt Nam, but other markets beyond Southeast Asia. While millions of adoring fans in Việt Nam and beyond have enjoyed his music, Netflix is delighted to be given the opportunity to help make his relationship with fans more intimate by making this musical documentary available in 190 countries worldwide,” said Raphael Phang, Manager, Content Acquisition SEA, Netflix.

Singer, song-writer and actor Sơn Tùng M-TP said: “I decided to release the SKY TOUR MOVIE on Netflix to bring my music closer to more audiences worldwide. It’s also a great opportunity for fans who couldn’t catch the concert live in action or at the theatres earlier this year, a chance to relive this musical spectacle - anytime, anywhere. Fans will also be able to rewind, repeat or fast forward to their favorite chorus, melody or scene at their own pace, in the comfort of their chosen habitat. I am extremely proud that Sơn Tùng: Sky Tour Movie is the first musical documentary out of Viet Nam to be featured on Netflix and hope to bring V-Pop closer to more hearts worldwide.”

Audience will be able to seamlessly enjoy Sơn Tùng M-TP’s amazing performances as the movie has been localised into 10 subtitled languages. The film will also offer a look at new perspectives of Việt Nam’s music scene and its burgeoning creative community. As a keen supporter of Vietnamese talents, Netflix has continued to demonstrate its commitment to bringing highly-anticipated local content to the service, and elevating Vietnamese stars on the global map. — VNS

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