SB19, the first Filipino Idol group trained under a Korean entertainment company (ShowBT), have been hitting milestones since their popularity exploded last year after the release of the music video for their second single “Go Up” and its corresponding rehearsal video went viral. They became a household name after the breakthrough and eventually become the first Filipino act to land on Billboard’s Social 50 and Next Big Sound global rankings and has become a mainstay act in the prestigious chart joining the elite group of K-pop groups like EXO, BLACKPINK, TWICE, and BTS. Needless to say, the boy group also won numerous accolades from the country’s prestigious award-giving bodies such as Awit Awards, MYX Awards and Wish Music Awards, to name a few.
SB19 was voted by netizens from around the world as the Best Boy Group in Southeast Asia. They bested Indonesia’s UN1TY, Vietnam’s D1Verse, and Thailand’s TRINITY. Its most charismatic member, Josh Cullen Santos, was voted by Filipino netizens as the Sexiest Man in the Philippines for 2020 beating two-time titleholder Alden Richards in the highly-participated online poll.
Aside from Josh, other members of SB19 include Sejun, Stell, Ken, and Justin, each with their own individual parts and strengths. These boys are all-around performers who can sing and dance a wide variety of genres, compose their own music, and create their own choreography. They have been the forefront of P-pop Music and has been the Filipino representative in the international music scene topping numerous international music charts and gaining fans worldwide.
DISCOGRAPHY AND “GET IN THE ZONE” ALBUM
The quintet released 5 singles starting from their debut, “Tilaluha”. It was followed by the breakthrough single “Go Up” which catapulted them to fame, then “Wag Mong Ikuno ang ‘Yong Noo”, “Alab”, “Love Goes” and the most recent, “Hanggang sa Huli”. SB19 released their album “Get in the Zone” under Sony Music this July 2020. It features the 6 singles as well as the EDM version of “Love Goes” and the instrumental versions of the 2 ballad songs – “Tilaluha” and “Hanggang sa Huli”.
The group released music videos for 4 of their singles namely, “Tilaluha”, “Go Up”, “Alab” and “Hanggang sa Huli” all garnering a million views since premiere. During the height of the pandemic on April, SB19 managed to release a song entitled, “Ikako”, aiming to inspire everyone to be hopeful in these trying times.
“Ikako” is also dedicated to the heroes during this pandemic – our frontliners.
SB19 X GLOBAL LIVE ONLINE CONCERT
SB19 will mark another “first” in their career this November as they are set to hold their first ever virtual concert on November 21, 2020 in collaboration with Global Live. The boys will be performing their original songs from their 1st album “Get in the Zone!” along with other special production numbers. During the virtual mediacon held on Monday, November 16, the group described their upcoming concert as “explosive” and “emotional.” They revealed that each member will show a different side of himself and ATINs should not miss the viewers’ participation in some of the segments.
The live stream concert will be available worldwide (except for Indonesia and China) via Global Live, an Australian online concert platform. Tickets can be bought via Global Live’s payment platforms such as Paypal, and recently through TicketNet. A part of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to typhoon victims.
For more updates about the upcoming concert, visit SB19’s Social Media Accounts:
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/SB19Official/
- Instagram: www.instagram.com/officialsb19
- Twitter: www.twitter.com/SB19Official
- Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCm4v7afBTnJKRm4SlfHJzyg
- TikTok: www.tiktok.com/officialsb19