AMBER J. LIU 劉逸雲
Internationally beloved superstar, Amber Josephine Liu (aka Amber), is a Taiwanese-American singer and rapper, best known as a member of experimental Korean pop group f(x) under industry heavyweight SM Entertainment.
Watch: ‘Electric Shock’ MV (112 million views) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8I8QGFA1oM
Amber was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, USA and auditioned for SM entertainment at the age of 16. She has an extreme passion for composing music and writing lyrics for F(x) such as “Goodbye Summer” from their second studio album “Pink Tape.”
In 2015, Amber had her first solo release, the critically acclaimed album “Beautiful” which debuted on Billboard’s World Albums chart at #2. The lyrics of the title track tell her story of the difficulties and challenges she faced in order to achieve her dreams.
Watch: “Beautiful” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgCGgq4OCjg
The albums breakout track, “Shake that Brass”, is a fun, uplifting bop that also featured Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon.
Watch: “Shake that Brass” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYGeGI1Ihlc
Amber’s most recent single was released in January of this year with fellow labelmate Luna, the catchy deep house groover entitled “Lower”.
Watch: Luna X Amber “Lower” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjp0mdMeIPU
Amber is also set to star in a new American indie film entitled “The Eagle and the Albatross.”
Amber maintains a very visible profile maintaining her current Youtube channel, ‘What The Pineapple’, which features a variety of different videos ranging from the deeply personal (“Responds to Hate”) to Q&As and cover-songs (Boa, Linkin Park, etc.).
Watch: What The Pineapple: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD-aVzvsQsFizfMSuUSN9cA
Amber will be performing her first solo-stage in Canada and is the headlining feature artist at the 4th annual Toronto Kpop Con (#TKC18), and also at the inaugural year of Vancouver Kpop Con (#VKC18).
A.C.E is a dynamic, high-energy pop group from South Korea whose 5 members have become household names across the globe for fans of Kpop music survival shows “The Unit” (Jun and Chan) and “Mixnine” (Jason, Wow and Donghun).
Watch: The Unit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScXmelXCxn8
Watch: Mixnine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HkaIICGd94
They formed in 2016 and began appealing to the public by doing covers and busking in Hongdae, a busy entertainment and clubbing district in Seoul.
Watch: A.C.E cover BTS in the street https://youtu.be/WC7gcqDqvWc
After gaining attention through various Youtube covers and TV appearances such as, “I Can See Your Voice” and “Perseverance Goo Hae Ra”, they made their official debut with the big-room banger “Cactus” in May 2017, and recently released an English version as well. Copies of the group’s first CD are so rare that first pressing editions sell online for over $300 each.
Watch: A.C.E Cactus (English Version) https://youtu.be/mKFhK9CT7KQ
Their newest single entitled “Callin”, is another catchy heavy hitter with some incredible jaw-dropping choreography. The group works closely with the acclaimed 1MILLION Dance Studios on their performances, and have also appeared in several of their Youtube videos.
Watch: A.C.E Callin’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uuBP8r3NV4
A.C.E. were recently listed in the “10 Best New K-Pop Acts in 2017 by Billboard USA
Read: Soompi’s 8 Reasons A.C.E Should Be Your Next Boy Group Obsession
A.C.E – SWEET FANTASY IN CANADA
Date: May 19, 2018
Location: John Bassett Theatre – 255 Front St W. Toronto
Time: 4:00 PM