MUSIC LYF: Sabrina Wows Indonesia Anew

Asia’s Acoustic Sweetheart Sabrina proves once again her popularity in Southeast Asia as she held a very successful showcase in Indonesia last March 24 at Supermal Karawaci in Jakarta.  

Loads of fans inside and outside Jakarta flocked to the venue to see and sing along with her. Indonesian acts Jubing Kristiano and Lala Karmela opened the show for Sabrina. She dazzled the crowd with songs from her “I Love Acoustic” series which made her a household name not only in this archipelago but also other countries such as Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Midway through her set, Universal Music Indonesia surprised Sabrina when she was formally presented with a PLATINUM AWARD for her latest album “I Love Acoustic 4”. Her past albums “I Love Acoustic” and “I Love Acoustic Too” were certified DOUBLE PLATINUM while “I Love Acoustic 3” is PLATINUM in that country at the same time also achieving GOLD status in Singapore and Thailand.

Sabrina also took time to promote her newest record through visits to top Indonesian radio stations Mustang FM and U FM before the show. She also guested at the #1 variety show in Indonesia “Dahsyat” where after the show, her twitter followers shot up from 6,000 to over 10,000. Several billboards of her also sprawled over Jakarta to promote the show. 

The tour was so successful that plans are already lined up for another major show in Indonesia in time for the release of her new album under MCA Music (Universal Music Philippines. Last year, she was invited to perform at Kampoeng Jazz Festival in Bandung and shows in the city of Semarang. Sabrina is only one of the 2 Filipino singers who have legitimately made it in this country and other parts of Southeast Asia with what her albums have achieved and in terms of fan following.

Here in the Philippines, “I Love Acoustic 4” debuted at #1 at Astroplus and #9 at Odyssey upon its first week of release. Because of her success abroad, she became a recipient of the “International Achievement Award at the recent Awit Awards where she also took home the I-Gateway Mobile Philippines, Inc.'s Most Downloaded Artist for 2010.

Catch Asia’s Acoustic Sweetheart as she tours the malls on the following dates: April 14 (Saturday) at SM Muntinlupa, April 15 (Sunday) at SM Cagayan de Oro, April 27 (Friday) at SM Baguio, May 4 (Friday) at Eastwood Mall Open Park, May 5 (Saturday) at SM Sta. Rosa, May 6 (Sunday) at Lucky Chinatown Mall and May 13 (Sunday) at SM Bicutan. Get a copy of her album “I Love Acoustic 4” on these dates and have it signed by Sabrina herself after the show.

“I Love Acosutic 4” by Sabrina is now out in CDs under MCA Music (Universal Music Philippines) and available for download at To download Sabrina’s single “Moves Like Jagger” text JGR and send to 2728 for Smart and Talk N Text subscribers, text KL343 and send to 2332 for Globe/ TM or text  5493161 and send to 2300 for Sun Cellular subscribers. For more of Sabrina’s music, just text SABRINA to 3456 or check out Special thanks to Red Box: Rock, Dine, Roll.

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