Mnet to host ‘Special M Countdown in China’

Kelly Lee, May 24, 2016, 10:17 a.m.

Cable music channel Mnet will host the “Special M Countdown in China” at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China on May 28, production company CJ E&M announced Tuesday. The concert will bring together top Korean and Chinese artistes.

Korean artistes who are performing include seven-member boy band BTOB, five-member rock band FT Island, six-member girl groups G-Friend and T-ara, Jun Jin of idol band Shinhwa, K-pop quartet Sistar, six-member boy band VIXX, Jun Hyo-seong of K-pop quartet Secret, five-member girl group Fiestar, and 12-member girl group Cosmic Girls, which was jointly formed by Korean and Chinese agencies.

Chinese artistes that will be on stage include Taiwanese singer and actress Wu Ying Chie, Jolin Tsai, a Taiwanese singer-songwriter who won the 2015 MAMA Best Artist Award, Li Yuchun, a Chinese singer and actress who rose to stardom after winning a talent contest in 2005, and SNH48, the largest girl group in China consisting of five teams with 105 members.

The concert will be broadcast in Korea on Mnet at 6 p.m. on June 2.

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