Morning Musume ’16 to represent Japan at MBC Asia Music Network in South Korea

It has been decided idol group Morning Musume ’16 will perform at Asia Music Network Big Concert in Seoul hosted by MBC on October 6.

In 2015, MBC and LIAK launched ASIA MUSIC NETWORK, a professional gathering of Asia’s top and most influential leaders in music, entertainment, business, and networking.

This event has since taken place annually in the Digital Media City- a state of the art digital media entertainment cluster in Sangam, Seoul. ASIA MUSIC NETWORK integrates showcases, conferences, business meetings, and networking parties to focus on bringing Asia together.

The ASIA MUSIC NETWORK fosters a new landscape in the music industry by becoming a place for businesses worldwide to generate success with Asian artists and develop new talent for a sustainable future.

This year’s event will be hosted by South Korean radio host and former singer Bae Chulsoo.

K-pop girl groups Sistar, Red Velvet, CLC, Stellar, Wassup, Hello Venus, LaBoum and April will perform in the music fair’s signature concert. Also on the lineup are K-pop boy groups such as U-Kiss, Snuper, KNK, MAP6 and Boys Republic, as well as K-pop solo acts Eric Nam and Lim Seulong of boy band 2AM.

Of the 71 participating teams, 57 teams are Korean bands with 11 international groups and three joint collaborations involving artists from multiple countries. The international teams include Italian producer-songwriter Giorgio Moroder, British musician Stuart Gender, Japanese girl group Morning Musume ’16, Taiwanese singer Dino Lee and Thai band Room 39.

(Via Morning Musume ’16s official site)