JOOX has recently announced the winners of the first-ever 2020 JOOX Malaysia Top Music Awards (Mid Year 2020). With nearly 100,000 JOOX users casting their votes for their favourite songs and artists – amounting to a total of almost 1.5 million votes, the best of Malaysian pop took center stage alongside global music sensations to get their much-deserved industry recognition.
The new award-giving event coincides with the High5JOOX campaign to celebrate the streaming platform’s 5th anniversary in the country. From hip-hop to rock and pop ballads, Malaysian JOOX user voted for artist like YonnyBoii, Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza, Zynakal, Naim Daniel and Floor 88 in the “Top 5 Artist: Local” slots. Music lovers all over the country also chose their “Top 5 Hits: Local”, with Nabila Razali’s ‘Peluang Kedua,’ Naim Daniel and Man Keedal’s ‘Sembah,’ YonnyBoii’s ‘Biar,’ Sufian Suhaimi’s ‘Janji’ and Floor 88’s ‘Yang Benar’ emerging as Malaysia’s biggest tunes for the first half of 2020. Among these explosive winners, fans hand-picked songstress Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza as the “Most Popular Artist: Local”, and Naim Daniel’s gripping and emotional ‘Sembah’ featuring Man Keedal as the country’s “Most Popular: Local”.
On the international stage, Malaysian music fans voted for Alan Walker as the country’s “Most Popular Artist: International”, also joining Justin Bieber, Andmesh Kamaleng, Maroon 5 and Ali Gatie to grab the “Top 5 Artist: International” spots. Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s ‘Stuck with U’ was the fans’ pick for the “Most popular: International”, and shared the spotlight with ‘Yummy,’ also by Justin Bieber, ‘Who’ by Lauv and BTS, ‘End of Time’ by K-391 and Alan Walker, and ‘To Die For’ by Sam Smith to complete the country’s list of “Top 5 Hits: International”.
As K-Pop remains to be one of the hottest music genres in the country, JOOX Malaysia users also danced and grooved their way into voting for the “Top 5 Hits: K-Pop”. Zico’s ‘Any Song,’ BTS’ ‘ON,’ ITZY’s ‘WANNABE,’ TWICE’s ‘Feel Special’ and IU’s ‘eight (prod. & feat. SUGA)’ have come out on top of the genre’s list of biggest hits in the country, with BTS’ ‘ON’ emerging as Malaysia’s “Most Popular: K-Pop”.
JOOX Malaysia Top Music Awards (Mid Year 2020) Results:
Most Popular Artist: Local Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza
Most Popular: Local Sembah – Naim Daniel ft. Man Keedal
Most Popular Artist: International Alan Walker
Most popular: International Stuck with U – Ariana Grande ft. Justin Bieber
Most Popular: K-Pop ON – BTS