Ailee First Solo Debut in Malaysia


Experience the Korean-American vocal powerhouse Ailee’s first sold out solo concert “Ailee, I AM: HERE” in Southeast Asia with a bang.

A Star-Studded Arrival

When the lights dimmed at Kuala Lumpur’s Mega Star Arena, an expectant hush fell over the crowd. Over 3,500 patience fans who had traveled from as far as the UK, Indonesia, Dubai, and Singapore, waited with bated breath. The sold-out event was nothing short of spectacular, marking a pivotal moment in Ailee’s illustrious career.

A Night to Remember: Hits and Heartfelt Moments

From the moment Ailee stepped on stage, it was clear this would be a concert to remember. She captivated the audience with her powerful renditions of chart-topping OSTs and popular hits. Opening with “I Will Show You,” she quickly had the crowd singing along. The energy in the room was palpable, with fans waving banners and chanting her name.

Ailee’s setlist was a carefully curated journey through her musical career, featuring hits like “Don’t Teach Me,” “No, No, No,” and “Don’t Touch Me.” Each song was met with roaring applause but it was her performance of “Heaven,” her debut single, that truly brought the house down. The emotional resonance of the song, combined with Ailee’s flawless vocal delivery, had fans in tears.

The Queen and Her Fans: A Special Connection

One of the standout moments of the night was Ailee’s heartfelt interaction with her fans, known as Aileeans. Between songs, she shared personal stories and expressed her gratitude for their unwavering support. “I want to touch the hearts of the people with my music,” she confessed. “I want to relate with them, and add more happiness to their lives. The world is missing a lot of love. I want to bring connection with each other. That’s what I want the most.”


This connection was evident in the crowd’s response. Fans held up banners and swayed in unison during “I Will Go To You Like The First Snow,” creating a sea of lights and love that filled the arena. Ailee’s impromptu dance moves and playful twerking during songs like “Ra Ta Ta” and “Mind Your Own Business” further endeared her to the audience, showcasing her fun-loving personality and stage charisma.

Opening Acts and Special Tributes: A Night of Surprises

The concert’s excitement was amplified by a stellar opening act from Malaysia’s own vocal sensation, Aina Abdul. Aina was seen wearing a stunning fuchsia ensemble. Aina captivated the audience with her powerful performances of “Semalam” and a Korean version of her hit “Terus Hidup.” Her rendition of “You Are My Everything” set the perfect tone for Ailee’s entrance.


The evening featured a special tributes to Ailee, including a three-tier cake in concert colors presented by local artisanal pastry chef Edwin Chan and a sequinned kebaya by fashion designer Ashley Wong. These heartfelt gestures showcased the deep appreciation Malaysian fans have for Ailee, solidifying her special bond with the audience.


A Night of Stellar Production

The concert’s production values were nothing short of extraordinary. Directed by Deon Lee, the show featured stunning visuals and impeccable sound quality that elevated Ailee’s performance. Each song was accompanied by dynamic lighting and visuals that perfectly matched the mood, creating an immersive experience for the audience.

Ailee’s dance routines, performed alongside her talented crew, were flawlessly executed. Her vocal strength remained consistent throughout, proving her status as a consummate performer. The concert reached a fever pitch with fans demanding multiple encores, a testament to Ailee’s magnetic stage presence and undeniable talent.

Promises of More to Come

As the night drew to a close, Ailee promised her fans she wouldn’t keep them waiting another 11 years. “I’ll be back soon with more hits, more energy, more charm, and more love,” she vowed, delighting her cheering fans.

The success of “Ailee, I AM: HERE” showcases Ailee’s star power and the unwavering support of her fans. It marks a significant milestone for LOL Asia. The concert’s organizer, establishing itself as a premier entertainment brand in the region.

CEO of LOL Asia, Rizal Kamal, expressed his excitement for future collaborations. “We are really happy and enjoyed working with Ailee. K-pop fans in Malaysia and those who traveled from international destinations have our deepest thanks. Moving forward, we plan to expand this relationship with more concerts beyond Malaysia, continuing to support Ailee in becoming a global artiste.”

The Final Note: An Unforgettable Night


Ailee’s first solo concert in Malaysia was a night of unforgettable moments from powerful ballads to high-energy dance tracks. Her diverse musical repertoire and emotional performances left fans wanting more. As the echoes of her final notes faded one thing was clear, Ailee’s star will continue to shine brightly, bringing joy and connection to fans worldwide.

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