On August 5th, America's biggest music festival, the 25th annual Lollapalooza in Chicago had came to an end, entertaining approximately 400,000 audience in a 4 day festival conducted from August 2 to 5.
The grand festival features artist of various genres like rock, hip hop, heavy metal, punk rock and so on.. And this time, Asian pop made it's first debut on the 2nd day of the festival. Yes, member of the Kpop megastar boy band EXO's Lay performed the remake of one of his famous Chinese work "Sheep" with Norwegian DJ/producer Alan Walker, in front of over 100,000 audience, blowing all their minds with his song and dance.
Highlights of Lay 02 Sheep :
Ranked No.1 in Chinese charts and No.4 in US Charts.
One of the best selling albums in China with overall sales nearly 1 million.
Lay Zhang won three most prestigious awards for the album - The most popular male artist, best album, best producer - in Dong Fang Feng Yun Bang music awards, also known as the Chinese top ten music awards.
Certified diamond in QQ music
The highlight of this is the Chinese idol, also a Kpop star, made his debut in western soil with literally zero promotions, zero hype and zero advertisement of any sort. Only his talent and hard work has paved way to everything that he has achieved so far.
On the day of the performance, Lay trended world wide number 1 in twitter and in weibo.
Check out the reactions from twitter stands below.
Zhang Lay's The Sheep remake with Alan Walker will be officially released on August 31st.
Congratulations to Lay Zhang on his solo debut in the U.S with only hard work and talent. A true artist who makes his fans proud with every step he takes.
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