SB19 and ARASHI fans got together for a virtual party to celebrate the power of Asian pop music.
Over the weekend, A'TINs and ARASHIANs took over YouTube and Spotify as they held streaming parties to share music by their idols. The event helped music fans explore and appreciate offerings from their favorite J-Pop and P-Pop acts, who both come from different generations in the industry.
Legend meets legend this weekend! Have a dose of Asian pop and buckle up for the much-anticipated streaming party - #ARASHI x #SB19.— SB19 TRENDS PH 🍂 HANGGANG SA HULI MV OUT NOW! (@SB19TrendsPH) October 16, 2020
10/17, 8am PHT: YouTube streaming party
10/18, 12am PHT: Spotify streaming party
REQUEST @SB19Official @MTV #FridayLivestream pic.twitter.com/lZ0a9ArOYG
#ARASHI and #SB19 fans showing the rest of the world what a healthy competition should look like! I'm so proud to be a part of this history! 🤘🤧 #JPOP×#PPOP SB19 6PeatOnMTV @SB19Official #YTPartyARASHIxSB19 https://t.co/X4LmzZN4Xv— J-POP NEWS (@J_POP_NEWS) October 17, 2020
The events trended on Twitter and caught the attention of MTV host Kevan Kenney, who'd recently interviewed SB19 for their Justin de Dios-directed animated music video 'Hanggang sa Huli.'
Our ARASHI x SB19 Streaming collaboration party got a special shoutout from Sir @KevanKenney! ✨ Thank you so much!— A’TIN JAPAN 🇯🇵🍂 STREAM HSH MV (@SB19ATinJapan) October 17, 2020
Congratulations SB19 and ARASHI! 🎊
SB19 6PeatOnMTV@SB19Official @arashi5official#SB19 #ARASHI #YTPartyARASHIxSB19 pic.twitter.com/TsgJClMpsV
#YTPartyARASHIxSB19 trended #1 in the Philippines on the first day of the streaming party on YouTube last Saturday (10/17).
[TRENDING ALERT | 8:30AM]— SB19 TRENDS PH 🍂 HANGGANG SA HULI MV OUT NOW! (@SB19TrendsPH) October 17, 2020
1 GOAL UNLOCKED! We now take the TOP SPOT on PH Trends!
✅#1 PH trending topic
🟩Worldwide trending topic
🟩1.5M HSH MV views
SB19 6PeatOnMTV@SB19Official#YTPartyARASHIxSB19 pic.twitter.com/cQ79XCIrFu
The event carried on via Spotify for day two of the event on Sunday (10/18).
Thanks for joining our YouTube streaming party today! Join us for another day of J-pop x P-pop appreciation as we bring the party to Spotify starting at 12AM PHT/1AM JST.— SB19 TRENDS PH 🍂 HANGGANG SA HULI MV OUT NOW! (@SB19TrendsPH) October 17, 2020
Here are our goals for Day 2 of ARASHI x SB19 weekend!@SB19Official @arashi5official #YTPartyARASHIxSB19 pic.twitter.com/jI6LmTIw6k
Congratulations, A'tin!! Still on the top!— 𝘼𝙍𝙏𝙎𝘽¹⁹ Mina (rest) 🍂🐥🤟 (@Michan617) October 17, 2020
And don't forget today we have an A'Tin x Arashian Youtube Streaming Party! Enjoy your day, everyone!💙🌈
SB19 6PeatOnMTV@SB19Official#YTPartyARASHIxSB19 pic.twitter.com/fiOEkAziwt
Let's play #ARASHI and #SB19 music today as part of the join collaboration of both fandoms! We reached our 1st goal on Day 1 reaching 10,1 million for #WheneverYouCall— 🇵🇪Princess Arashi🇯🇵 (@Princess_Arashi) October 17, 2020
Let's do the same today for the song today on Spotify.
Please share, copy & paste the message! Thank you! https://t.co/olExBRMXAd
SB19 debuted in 2018 and are known as the first Filipino pop act to train under ShowBT. They recently released their first studio record Get In The Zone via Sony Music Philippines.
The 'Alab' act are scheduled to hold their first-ever virtual concert on November 21 via Global Live. Tickets are priced at 14 AUD (approx. 486 PHP), exclusive of ticketing fees and GST. The livestream concert will be available globally except for China and Indonesia. Get your tickets here.
Check out the new music video for SB19's 'Hanggang Sa Huli' below.
J-pop group ARASHI are one of the bestselling J-Pop groups in history. They made their explosive debut in 1999 and more recently released their collaborative single 'Whenever You Call' with Bruno Mars. They will be going on an indefinite hiatus after December 30, 2020.
Earlier this year, ARASHI premiered their documentary Diary Voyage to take fans through their final year together.
Check out the trailer for ARASHI's Netflix documentary below.