HCM CITY — Young music idol K-ICM performs in the TV music show Gala Nhạc Việt- Năm Mới Bình An (Vietnamese Music Gala – Happy Lunar New Year), which has just been released on YouTube.
The show celebrates Tết (Lunar New Year), which begins on February 1. More than 50 singers, rappers, dancers, musicians and theatre artists are featured.
K-ICM sings his new song, Xuân Hy Vọng (Spring of Hope), a work praising love and youth.
He composed and wrote the lyrics for the song, combining pop with Vietnamese folk music.
“I hope my music in Gala Nhạc Việt- Năm Mới Bình An sends best wishes to Vietnamese at home and abroad during Tết,” said 23-year-old K-ICM, winner of the Favourite Artist and Best Music Video at MTV Fan Choice 2021.
K-ICM, whose real name is Nguyễn Bảo Khánh, began his career in HCM City in 2017, and soon became known for his indie music.
He has released two albums and 50 music videos. He has also won top prizes for Best Young Male Singer and Best Music Video of the Year from prestigious organisations, including the Voice of HCM City People.
Young female singers Phương Mỹ Chi, Bảo Yến Rosie and Trương Thảo Nhi sing romantic melodies, dance and electronic music at the gala. Famous songs about Tết and traditional culture and lifestyles are performed by pop stars Văn Mai Hương, Đông Nhi and Erik.
Dances and theatrical performances featuring doctors, nurses and health workers in the pandemic fight are highlighted.
“Our artists worked to provide audiences with a show of high quality in both music and visual content,” said famous comic-artist Trấn Thành, producer of the show.
Thành and his staff spent hours working in the studio recording and filming.
Gala Nhạc Việt- Năm Mới Bình An will air at 9am on Hồ Chí Minh Television’s HTV9 channel on the first day of the Lunar New Year, February 1. — VNS