YouTube Originals Releases Teaser for "Yoshiki: Under the Sky" Premiering December 23

GLOBAL SPECIAL TO FEATURE YOSHIKI, MARILYN
MANSON, THE CHAINSMOKERS, ST. VINCENT, NICOLE
SCHERZINGER, SUGIZO, HYDE, JANE ZHANG, LINDSEY
STIRLING, SIXTONES, SCORPIONS, SARAH BRIGHTMAN,
AND MORE


Los Angeles, November 20, 2020 -- YouTube Originals has revealed the first glimpse
of “YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY”, a global livestream music documentary special.
Presented by acclaimed composer, drummer, and pianist YOSHIKI, the live show will
premiere on Wednesday, December 23 starting 8pm JST (3am PST). The star-
studded special will feature performances from world-renowned, cutting-edge artists
including: Marilyn Manson, The Chainsmokers, St. Vincent, Nicole Scherzinger, Sugizo, HYDE, Jane Zhang, Lindsey Stirling, SixTONES, Scorpions, Sarah Brightman,
and more.

Watch the teaser for the groundbreaking special on YOSHIKI's official
YouTube channel:

https://youtu.be/KwJbl8d8m0U

The YouTube Originals partnership with YOSHIKI joins a robust slate of music and
personality-focused original series and specials featuring Ariana Grande, BTS, Demi
Lovato, Justin Bieber, Kevin Hart, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, Will Smith, and more.

“I'm so honored to be collaborating with Marilyn Manson, The Chainsmokers, St.
Vincent, Nicole Scherzinger, Sugizo, HYDE, Jane Zhang, Lindsey Stirling, SixTONES,
Scorpions, Sarah Brightman and artists soon to be announced. I can't thank them
enough for sharing their talent and creativity for this special event.”

One of the most influential composers in Japanese history, YOSHIKI has sold a
combined 50 million albums and singles worldwide as a solo artist and as leader of the
stadium-packing rock group X Japan. His works span multiple genres, including rock,
pop, classical, and film. He has composed the theme for the Golden Globe Awards, a
concerto for the Emperor of Japan, the theme for the world's most popular animation
series, Attack on Titan, and more. Recently, YOSHIKI collaborated with St. Vincent. He
also joined Bono, will.i.am, and Jennifer Hudson on the song "#SING4LIFE”.

“We as artists only exist because of our fans,” says YOSHIKI. “Together with amazing
friends, I want to lift people's spirits. Even though we faced obstacle after obstacle as
you see in the film, we made it happen with maximum care and love for everyone.
We're still in the middle of everything in terms of the final cut, but very excited that we
finally could announce this amazing event. Thanks to fans, friends, staff, YouTube
Originals, and everyone involved.”

YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY”

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

8:00pm JST

3:00am USA PT (replay will be available after the live premiere)

Watch at: https://www.YouTube.com/yoshikiofficial

About YouTube Originals:

YouTube Originals are award-winning, creative and engaging scripted and unscripted
series and films across music, personalities and learning for fans all over the world.
Spotlighting both YouTube creators alongside Hollywood's biggest stars, YouTube
Originals provide an experience that only YouTube can offer. By tapping into the
platform's growing global community, fan engagement capabilities, and innovative
content mixed with pioneering live streamed specials, there is truly something for
everybody. Fans experience YouTube Original content through ad-supported YouTube
as well as YouTube Premium, a subscription service that offers access to YouTube Original series and movies, a streaming music platform, and an uninterrupted, ad-free
experience across all of YouTube. YouTube Originals is a global platform available in
nearly 80 countries worldwide.

YOSHIKI website: https://www.YOSHIKI.net

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yoshikiofficial

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