BEAM Artistes & Universal Music Malaysia Brings Manhunt Malaysia 2017



BEAM Artiste, a premium artiste management company in Singapore and Universal Music Malaysia, the local arm of Universal Music Group ( UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership to bring about Manhunt Malaysia 2017 as part of BEAM's focus to offer opportunities primarily in the entertainment and media industries for men.

These elements include but are not limited to recognizing and honoring the traits of honesty good character, talent, fitness, sportsmanship, grooming, intellect, leadership and good judgment; to serve as role models for other men with similar goals and personal characteristics.


The competition is designed to combine a respect for traditional and historical foundations of the Program with recognition of prevailing modern tastes and values.

Hence, to foster similar values and goals here in Malaysia, Universal Music Malaysia and BEAM are collaborating for the first time to organizing Manhunt Malaysia 2017.



The winner of the competition shall be entitled to that title until his successor is named unless earlier terminated by BEAM, and will be representing Malaysia in Manhunt International 2017, which will take place in Thailand in November 2017.

The audition process took place on 26th August 2017, where a total of 18 outstanding candidates were shortlisted as finalists vying for the title.



Those 18 men are now in the running to become BEAM and Universal's first ever Manhunt Malaysia 2017 champion and will undergo a 9-week program until the winner is crowned.

The programme includes workshops that encapsulate- fitness (EMS workout session by Vision Boy/ spinning class by Aloha Cycle Club/Cross fit training by District 13) ; vocal lessons by Bentley Music Academy; skincare grooming workshop by SRM Skincare; modelling, self-grooming & speech training by Jimmy Wong of Wong Creatives and many more. 



The pre-judging session will be on 6th October 2017 where there will be a fashion show featuring the finalists in sportswear and swimwear.

The Top 10 finalists will also be selected during this process and will be revealed during the Grand Finale which takes place on 18th October 2017 at the Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur.



At the Grand Finale, the finalists will be put through intense competitions in 4 main rounds- the casual wear round; the swimwear dance; the formal wear round; as well as the question and answer round.

Throughout the competition, the esteemed panel of judges will include Universal Music Malaysia representatives Beam Management as well as the one and only Ning Baizura.






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