Popular female recording artist BoA, who recently made her U.S. debut, will make her appearance in a ‘YouTube Live’ event organized by YouTube. The event is a large-scale live relay concert that will take place in San Francisco, United States and in Tokyo, Japan from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on November 23. World-renowned artists will take part in the event by performing live, and YouTube users will also participate in the special event.
Popular artists including Akon, Will.I.AM from the Black Eyed Peas, and Esmee Denters will perform in the first part of the concert that will take place in San Francisco from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The second part of the concert, which will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Tokyo, will feature BoA, Blue Man Group and Kreva.
BoA will open up the Japan concert by performing her U.S. debut number “Eat You Up.”
BoA made her US debut with the digital single “Eat You Up,” garnering a positive response from the online community.
At 3 a.m. on October 22nd, “Eat You Up” ranked third on the iTunes chart for “Top Dance Songs,” tenth on Amazon’s “Hot New Release in MP3 Downloads” and 21st on their “Today’s Top MP3 Songs” chart. Consumers gave “Eat You Up” a five-star review on the Amazon website.
According to BoA’s agents at SM Entertainment, US netizens commented that her song was addictive and makes people want to dance.
Even Variety, a US entertainment magazine, wrote an article about BoA and her debut, referring to her as “one of the best female artists in Asia.”
“Eat You Up” was released online in Korea and Japan on October 22nd. SM Entertainment is planning on releasing the digital single to approximately 30 countries through 300 online sites.
BoA’s debut single album will be available in November.
Source : KBS World