JEFF TIMMONS OF 98 DEGREES
Live AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD
21st August 2008 10pm
JEFF TIMMONS OF 98 DEGREES RETURNS TO MALAYSIA THIS AUGUST FOR AN EXTENSIVE MALAYSIAN CITIES ROAD TOUR and he will performing at Planet Hollywood on 21st August ( Thursday) at 10pm.
Known as the founding member of the multi-platinum selling group 98 Degrees. The group was originally signed to the Motown Label in the mid-1990s. After building popularity with their appearance in the movie Mulan, singing “True to Your Heart”, a duet with label-mate Stevie Wonder, their success broke out in late 1998 with their album 98° and Rising, which included the hit singles “The Hardest Thing” and “I Do (Cherish You)”.
After the first album, 98 Degrees left Motown for its parent company, Universal Records brought such mega hits as “The Hardest Thing”, “I Do”, “Invisible Man”, “Give Me Just One Night” “Because of You” and the number one hit with Mariah Carey “Thank God I Found You”. 98 Degrees’ albums reached gold or platinum status in 15 countries around the world. All four albums released by the group went platinum.
After a stellar career with 98 Degrees, Jeff has single-handedly written and produced his first solo album, released as a joint venture between his own company, Rising Phoenix Media, LLC and SLG Music. The album gave him a Top 20 hit on both the Billboard and Radio and Records charts with the lead off single “Whisper That Way” and was the most added single at radio every week leading up to its peak position. The album also produced 3 more chart topping singles worldwide. His company Rising Phoenix Media, LLC is on the rise as one of the most cutting edge entertainment ventures of the new millennium. It is an independent recording, production, distribution and artist development company that creates visibility for artists using traditional and non-traditional marketing methods.
The album succeeded overseas as well with chart-topping hits in Japan , China and Malaysia . In August 2005, Jeff came for a 12 day Malaysian Promotional Tour. The album “Whisper That Way” featured duets of both “Be The One” and “Over & Over” with local singer Arnieza in August 2005.
Now, 3 years later Jeff makes his way to our shores for another 12 days promotional tour for his forthcoming solo album. The difference this time is that Jeff will be embarking on an extensive three city Malaysian Tour and be doing so via the highways and by-ways of Malaysia .
Jeff will be part of “THE TRAXX fm MERDEKA ROAD TOUR 2008 WITH JEFF TIMMONS OF 98 DEGREES”. From the minute Jeff touch down at KLIA till he leaves, the Traxx FM crew will be following Jeff every step of the way. In a way, Jeff for that 12 days will be TRAXX FM’s travel ambassador and will be experiencing all the various tourist spots in Malaysia like a normal tourists would and sharing the experience live over the airwaves.
Live crosses will be carried out every hour through out the day. It’s a “reality radio” concept of sorts if it can named one. As Jeff travels to each showcase venues, he will be stopping over various Malaysian cities and towns for a sightseeing tour and also meet the fan session at selected tourist and shopping spots. This is the very first time an international artist of Jeff’s superstar stature is embarking on a road tour.
For Jeff Timmons fans, they can catch his every movement and travel routing by tuning into Traxx FM every day. At every stop, Traxx FM and Jeff will be pre announcing where he will be next and fans can catch up with them when they eventually reach their destinations.
Catch Jeff’s showcase at Planet Hollywood on 21st August at 10pm. Entrance fee is RM35 (inclusive of one drink). For further inquiries, please contact Planet Hollywood at 03-21446602.
The JEFF TIMMONS OF 98 DEGREES MALAYSIAN CONCERT TOUR 2008 and THE TRAXX FM MERDEKA ROAD TOUR WITH JEFF TIMMONS OF 98 DEGREES is brought to you by Nacee Events & Advertising with Lime Events Management and S.P.O.T. (Special Project On Tourism) with its official radio partners TRAXX fm : Travel and Music Station.