In 2015, Jason Dy conquered the local music scene when he won “The Voice Of The Philippines Season Two.” Since then, his eponymous debut album has spawned several hit singles, and his concerts have always been sold out.
Jason is now setting his sights on the world. He has joined forces with Malaysian superstar Fazura in recording “Nothing Like Pag-ibig” written by Jungee Marcelo (they also did a version of that song for the Malaysian market titled “Nothing Like CintaIni.”). The song is a hit both in the Philippines and in Malaysia.
The two started their Malaysian promo tour for “Nothing Like Cinta Ini” on the first day of May. Jason – who already has a fan base in Malaysia because MCA Music released his single there too – gathered some of his fans at a bowling alley, where they played against Fazura and her fans.
May 2 was busy for them. They got up early to perform “Nothing Like Cinta Ini” on “Selamat Pagi Malaysia,” which is the top morning show in Malaysia. Then came another performance on women’s show “Wanita Hari Ini.” After a radio guesting on “iM4U FM” where they talked about what it was like for them to collaborate on “Nothing Like Cinta Ini,” Jason and Fazura performed on “H Live!,” a music show produced by Astro, Malaysia’s number-one cable provider.
May 3 saw Jason and Fazura talking to people at “Radio Suria FM,” as well as select members of the Malaysian entertainment press. After a new karaoke version of the “Nothing Like Pag-ibig” music video was launched at Red Box Malaysia, Jason and Fazura attended a media conference.
On May 4, Jason and Fazura flew to Kuching, Malaysia, where they appeared at the opening night of the ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards (AIFFA). The next day, they visited different radio stations, including “Cats FM Sarawak Radio,” “Era FM Sarawak Radio,” and “Hitz FM Sarawak Radio” to talk about the song.
May 6 was Jason’s last day in Malaysia, and he ended his promo tour in a big way. He and Fazura sang “Nothing Like Pag-ibig” at the gala night of the AIFFA. Jason was the only Filipino invited to sing at the event. However, some Filipino celebrities – Benjamin Alves, Cherie Gil, Jaclyn Jose, Marlo Mortel and Nora Aunor – did get to watch with pride as he did his thing. “Star Wars” actor Donnie Yen was also in attendance, as were other noted actors and actresses from all over Southeast Asia.
“Nothing Like Pag-ibig” and “Nothing Like Cinta Ini” is out on all digital platforms through streaming via Spotify, Spinnr, Apple Music, and VEVO and through downloads via iTunes and Spinnr.