Shailendra Singh

Shailendra Singh (IN)

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["Shailendra Singh is a Serial Entrepreneur, India\u2019s Entertainment Maverick and Asia\u2019s #1 Music Promoter. As the Inceptor of Percept Ltd \u2013 India\u2019s first and largest entertainment, media and communications conglomerate - he has changed the game with each and every one of the twenty three startups he has unleashed across advertising, talent management, sports marketing, feature films, intellectual properties, corporate social responsibility and many more. \n\nAfter executing 2000+ of India\/world\u2019s largest events and realizing the uniting power of mostly lyric-less, energy focused dance music, Shailendra incepted Sunburn as a small experiment on a Goan beach in 2007. Headlined by Carl Cox, Axwell, Above and Beyond, the first edition of Sunburn was a cult success. Just seven years later in 2014, the IMS APAC Business Report listed Sunburn as the 3rd largest dance music festival in the world, \u2018as big as Tomorrowland and Ultra\u2019. With over 900 events in ten years (festivals, arenas, campuses and tier II cities) and importing the biggest talent in the world \u2013 SHM, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, DVLM, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Paul van Dyk, Deadmau5, Tiesto, Marshmello, Paul Oakenfold, DJ Snake, Afrojack, KSHMR and more - Shailendra Singh is unquestionably Asia\u2019s top music promoter and the only Indian to feature in the 50 Most Powerful People in EDM (inthemix 2014).\n\nRealizing that India\u2019s dance industry would have to reinvent itself to survive, and consolidating a lifelong journey of giving back, Shailendra launched Guestlist4Good (G4G) in 2015. G4G\u2019s mission is to raise awareness and money to ensure that every child gets the education they deserve. They do this by uniting the world of entertainment to make a positive social difference; rebalancing the equation between commerce, creativity, and cause.\n\nThe first artist to accept the invitation to perform for free for the cause of education was world #1 Hardwell. G4G put 100,000 fans on Hardwell\u2019s personal guestlist to witness the show for free and the sponsorship money raised was used to educate 18,200 children on the award winning Magic Bus NGO programme. The World\u2019s Biggest Guestlist featuring Hardwell on Dec 13, 2015 was the most attended Facebook event in history, broadcast to 112 million people from 91 countries around the world and celebrated by the United Nations. \n\n\nMartin Garrix agreed to perform on Nov 15, 2016 for 50,000 fans to educate 10,000 more children. G4G took things to the next level with the World\u2019s Biggest Guestlist Festival, Dec 2 & 3, 2017. Day one featured \u2018Made in India\u2019 : an all Indian lineup of superstar artists performing on a festival stage for the very first time. On day two, Hardwell returned and brought his friends \u2013 W&W, Kill the Buzz, Suyano and SHAAN. The festival was \u2018the biggest entertainment-for-good event to happen on the planet, entertained 148,000 fans on ground and supported the education of 100,000 underprivileged, Indian children. \n\nShailendra and Guestlist4Good have already announced the next step in the movement to unite the world of entertainment; The World\u2019s Biggest Guestlist 2020 : 20 Global Cities","20 Concerts","1 Cause \u2013 the education of underprivileged children on six of the seven continents. \n\nShailendra is also the bestselling author of F?@k Knows, F?@k Knows : Dead or Alive and the True Story of Sunburn. He is an award winning writer, director and producer of feature films, as well as short films for India\u2019s third largest shorts platform, Long Story Short Films."]
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