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Japanese Sensation Joji Added to Wanderland 2020 Lineup

He's the first Asian artist to debut at number one on the Billboard R&B and Hip-Hop chart.
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Osaka, Japan-born singer and producer Joji is coming to the Philippines. The talented visionary, whose music blends melancholic themes and soulful vocals over trap, folk, electronic, and R&B, is one of the acts performing at the 2020 Wanderland Music Festival. 

Joji’s first full-length album BALLADS 1 was released in October 2018 and currently has over 1.2 billion streams. It debuted at number one on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart, making him the first artist from Asia to do so.

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“Slow Dancing in the Dark” is the standout single, which now has over 600 million streams and is a Billboard Hot 100 hit.

Joji has headlined sold-out venues, including the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles State Historic Park, the Warsaw in San Francisco and Terminal 5 in New York City.

Joji joins previously announced announced acts Foals, Sabrina Claudio, Ben&Ben, Ari Lennox, IV of Spades, Raveena, Bruno Major, Ysnygo, Omar Apollo, Novo Amor, and Flu.

Wanderland happens on March 7 and 8, 2020 at the Filinvest City Events Grounds. Tickets are at 5,500 PHP, 7,000 PHP, and 12,000 PHP  and are available here.

 

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