R&B star Chris Brown has been the topic on everyone’s lips this week – mostly because of his rumoured new love interest.
It is no longer a secret, the 28-year-old singer has been seen getting cosy with Indonesia’s pop queen Agnez Mo. The two posted a couple photos on their respective Instagram accounts, where both of them appear to be very close and intimate in the recording studio. Chris and Agnez were also spotted together at DJ Khaled’s star-studded birthday bash in Beverly Hills.
Both Chris and Agnez have neither confirmed nor denied the rumours, even though we must admit that they sure look good together. But while most of us are familiar with Chris Brown and his body of work, a lot people have turned to Google to find out who is this mystery girl with peroxide blonde hair, killer jawbone, and heavenly vocals.
Here are a few things to know about the Indonesian diva:
1) Agnez Mo was formerly known as Agnes Monica
If you’re a 90s kid and the name Agnez Mo does not ring a bell, it’s because you probably knew her as Agnes Monica back then. Since 2003, this pop princess has been stealing headlines and dominating music charts all over Asia with her hit songs and killer dance moves. Every girl wanted to be her, and every guy wanted to have her – and it looks like nothing has changed. Some of her best works include hit songs like “Tak Ada Logika” and “Matahariku”.
In June 2013, Agnes released her fourth studio album entitled “Agnez Mo”, which also became her new stage name.
2) She is a HUGE DEAL in Indonesia
Agnes Mo is the richest and most popular celebrity in Indonesia. She is currently the most followed Indonesian icon on Twitter, with 17.4 million followers. Apart from a looooong list of music awards in Indonesia and joining the judging panel for season 6 of “Indonesia Idol”, she also garnered international attention.
She was chosen as the international red carpet host for the American Music Awards in 2010, nominated for the Worldwide Acts Asia Pacific in 2011, and nominated for Favourite Asian Act at the Nickleodeon Kid’s Choice Awards in 2012.
3) Her past romantic interest include the super hot Indonesian singer, Afgan
Agnez Mo is known for being very private about her love life. However, in the past, she has been linked with a some big names like Excel Mangare, Daniel Mananta, Rezky Aditya, Afgan, Dearly Dave Sompie, South Korean hunk Choi Si-Won, and most recently, Chris Brown.
4) She has performed with Timbaland, T.I, & Boyz II Men
At the 2012 UN Global Youth Forum, Angez Mo performed the song “Show A Little Love” with American rapper, Timbaland. In 2007, she opened for Boyz II Men at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta.
After securing a contract with The Cherry Party in the US (2014), she released her international single “Coke Bottle” featuring Timbaland and T.I.
5) She is also a social activist
in 2012, Agnez Mo gave both the opening and closing speeches at the 2012 UN Global Youth Forum. Aside from that, she is well known for being an anti-drug ambassador in Asia, and she was also the ambassador for MTV Exit, helping in combating human trafficking.