Singer Son Tung M-TP apologized and stopped the release of the MV “There’s no one at all” after the audience’s comments about inappropriate content.
On the evening of April 29, Son Tung M-TP responded to the noise surrounding the new MV via the M-TP fan page, which has more than 14 million followers. After receiving comments from the audience and opinions from departments, the singer decided to stop publishing the MV on YouTube. Before it was removed, the MV had almost eight million views and was among the top 1 YouTube trends in Vietnam.
At the same time, the singer apologized to the audience for feeling uncomfortable watching the MV. He said: “I understand my position and my influence on young people. I always want to bring good values to society and country.”
Son of Tung M-TP the project started in mid-2020 with the first tunes and finished filming for the MV in January this year. According to the singer, in art there are always hidden meanings and inner depths of characters that the artist puts in the scenes to make the audience feel. In the new MV, Son Tung M-TP wants to send the message: “Let’s understand the feelings in lonely people, understand how to love, protect and open our hearts before it’s too late”. The singer also wanted to show compassion for the unfortunate people, saying: “You are not alone, there are many people like you”.
MV There’s nobody there at all was released by the singer on the evening of April 28 and spoke about the mood of a boy who was abandoned, without relatives, often belittled and hit by his friends. Son Tung M-TP’s lyrics are mostly simple action phrases, with the phrase “There’s no one at all” repeated over and over again. At the end of the MV is the image of the character jumping from a high floor. Many people believe that it is easy to build a story in a negative direction to have a bad influence on young people, especially an influential person like Son Tung M-TP.
On the afternoon of April 29, in a document sent to the inspector of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Department of Radio, Television and Electronic Information (Ministry of Information and Communications), Department of Performing Arts Proposal to stop the circulation MV. The bureau said: “The content of audio and video recordings There’s nobody there at all carries a negative, non-educational message with many scenes of persecution, crushing and violence and ends with the image of a suicidal character who has a strong influence on the viewer’s psychology, easily influenced and behavior-oriented. negative behavior of society, especially children”.
The MV Evaluation Bureau shows evidence of a violation of regulations that prohibit “the use of costumes, words, sounds, images, movements, means of expression and performances contrary to the morals and traditions of the people.” ethnicity negatively affecting morale, public health and psychosocial well-being”.
After receiving the information and the public’s reaction, the Ministry of Radio, Television and Electronic Information contacted Google, which published MV platform, to request the early removal of the product. According to the HCM City Press Center, on the afternoon of April 29, the inspector of the Department of Information and Communications sent an invitation to Son Tung M-TP to work on the information surrounding the MV.
There’s nobody there at all written in the hip hop, mixed rock genre – the first time Son Tung M-TP experimented, wrote and performed entirely in English. The artist said the project marked a new turning point in his 10-year career.
The artist’s real name is Nguyen Thanh Tung, born in 1994 in Thai Binh. He is charming to sing along with the song rain over in August 2011. In 2012 he was the best in class at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music under the direction of the musician Huy Tuan. He has made a name for himself with a string of hits Lost, we don’t belong together, give it to me… The singer also acted in films The boy of this yearRelease of a documentary film Son Tung M-TP: Sky Tour Movie.
Son Tung M-TP has won many awards including: Outstanding Artist in Southeast Asia (MTV Europe Music Awards 2015), Single of the Year (Green Wave 2015), Singer of the Year (Single of the Year 2015). Dedication 2016), “Most Favorite Singer” (Green Wave 2016), the first Vietnamese singer to receive the yellow YouTube button…