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JJ Lin, Jay Chou, Penny Tai, Super Junior M Nominated For The Singapore Hit Awards (SHA) Fans Can Watch

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Source: Channel News Asia

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Posted: Saturday September 21, 2013 @ 12:54 p.m. PST

 

The Singapore Hit Awards (SHA), which honours the greatest talents in Mandopop, is back.

 

Veteran singers like Jay Chou, JJ Lin as well as Penny Tai, lead this year’s SHA nominees list with a cool six nominations each.

 

Taiwan singer Jolin Tsai and pop trio S.H.E. trail close behind with four nominations each.

 

But it seems relative newcomers are getting their shot as well.

 

Singapore’s Serene Koong and vocal group MICapella both managed to snag two nominations.

 

Other notable nominees at this year’s SHA include Power Station, Super Junior M, and Tanya Chua.

 

Music professionals and media veterans will decide who wins the ten professional awards such as Album of the Year and Best Male Vocalist.

 

However, it’s the fans who will choose who wins the popularity awards like Most Popular Band/Group and Most Popular Female Artiste, by voting via SMS from Monday.

 

This year’s SHA will be held at the newly-renovated Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, at 7.30pm on November 22.

 

SHA steps out

 

The SHA will be made available to audiences in over twenty cities in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Holland, United States of America and Canada, for the first time this year.

Representatives from the media in these countries will get to pick the recipient of the new Global Eminence Award.

 

Mandopop fans around the world will also be able to watch the SHA through MediaCorp’s xinmsn and Toggle online platforms.

 

Why go global?

 

“Mandarin artistes and songwriters have held their own against the unrelenting Korean pop wave and emerged better and stronger with albums that appeal to a worldwide audience,” explained Y.E.S. 93.3FM Assistant Programme Director Cruz Teng, who heads the team organising this year’s SHA.

 

“With the Chinese population growing in major cities around the world, it is only apt that we join hands to celebrate Chinese music, wherever we may be.”

- CNA/ha

Jay Chou (left), Penny Tai (centre) and JJ Lin (right) all have six nominations at this year’s Singapore Hit Awards.

JJ Lin Expressed “It’s Better To Be Friends First” With Hebe Tien

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Source:  Yahoo Singapore / By Heidi Hsia

Media: Yahoo Singapore

Posted: Thursday August 15, 2013 @ 1:14 p.m. PST

 

Singaporean singer JJ Lin recently revealed that not much has happened since his love confession to S.H.E’s Hebe Tian, and hoped that fans and the media will stop talking about it.

According to Hong Kong news, the singer, who successfully won four awards at the Metro Radio Mandarin Music Awards recently, dismissed speculations that Hebe’s absence from the event was to avoid him.

JJ expressed, “Hebe is not here today not because of me. She has another thing planned already.”

When asked if he would share his victory with Hebe, JJ was all smiles and stated, “No. I have to thank my fans.”

The embarrassed JJ, who was reminded of his very public love confession to the S.H.E star at his concert in July, laughed and said, “It depends on fate too. It’s useless if I only think about it. It’s better to be friends first.”

He added, “I hope everyone will not to talk about it anymore. There is no progress currently. Please give us some space to be friends first.”

JJ then disclosed that he has not seen Hebe since the concert.

JJ Lin wants fans to give Hebe some space

 

JJ Lin Confess His Long-Time Crush On Hebe Tien

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Source: xinmsn original article posted on Tuesday July 16, 2013

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Posted: Thursday July 18, 2013 @10:04 p.m. PST

 

JJ Lin wrapped up with a perfect performance at the Taipei Arena last weekend, for his 2013 Time Line World Tour, Taiwan show.  The Singaporean singer also took the opportunity to confess to his long - time crush, Hebe Tien, from popular Taiwanese girl group, S.H.E during the concert.

According to earlier reports, the 32-year-old has adored Hebe ever since he debuted in 2003. JJ expressed his admiration for the lady by inviting her on his elevated swing and sang her one of his hits, ‘Dou Jiang You Tiao’ (Soy bean and dough fritters) at one segment in his concert.

At his post-concert interview, the excited JJ revealed his nervousness, “I went all out! At that moment, I was actually very worried that she would reject me because I’ve heard that she was afraid of heights.”

Describing his time spent with Hebe as   “ more precious ” than clinching a Golden Melody award, he added, “Thank you (referring to Hebe) for accommodating to my request and coming to support me at my concert!”

The Mandopop singer also shared his future intentions to “ ask her out for a movie or dinner with the company of some friends ” to reduce the level of awkwardness between them.

Following JJ’s epic love declaration on Sunday, majority of fans from both sides have expressed their support for the two and urged them to “start dating officially ” . However, there were also a group of disapproving fans who warned JJ to lay his hands off their “ goddess ” .

Despite the hype, it seems like fans are the only ones rejoicing over JJ’s brazen confession as his plans to go on friendly dinner dates was met with lukewarm response from the 30-year-old singer. “I’m ok going out with friends,” said Hebe, when asked to comment on his suggestion.

ADDED: JJ Lin lost his beloved grandmother and will resume with his Time Line World Tour on Saturday July 20, 2013.

OTHER JJ LIN ARTICLES: JJ Lin And Hebe Tien Together, Jolin Tsai Played Matchmaker

JJ Lin Opened Up About His Love Life & Cosmetic Surgery Plus Hebe Tien (Photos)

JJ Lin And His Ideal Girlfriend Hebe Tien Bumped Into Each Other, “Very Shy And Did Not Ask For My Number” (Photo)

JJ Lin’s Grandmother Dies

Hebe Tien & JJ Lin

 

 

JJ Lin & Hebe Tien

 

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JJ Lin’s Grandmother Dies

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Source: xinmsn

Media: xinmsn

Posted: Thursday July 18, 2013 @11:01 a.m. PST

 

Shortly after JJ Lin’s spectacular concert shows and daring declaration to Hebe Tien at the Taipei Arena last weekend, the Mandopop singer made a hasty return to Singapore for his grandmother’s funeral.

Due to the hectic work schedule of JJ’s parents, the singer was raised singlehandedly by his grandmother. Due to his close relationship with his granny, JJ was in tears when he learned about her passing after a tough battle with liver cancer on Sunday afternoon.

His parents and elder brother, who were also at Taiwan for his 2013 Time Line World Tour, were immediately informed about granny’s deteriorating condition after the Saturday show. However, they decided to keep the news from the 32-year-old till the post-concert party, to prevent any distractions prior to his performance.

Meanwhile, JJ’s father took an early flight back to Singapore to handle the administrative procedures. The singer and his rest of the family only left Taiwan on Monday morning.

Yesterday night, JJ posted a family portrait and left a message in memory of his grandmother on weibo: “To my greatest granny, you will be missed by all of us. I will stay strong and take good care of my family!”

He added that his grandmother was a strong-minded woman who had fought her illness without a shed of tear.

JJ, who has since cancelled all his public events in China, will resume work this Saturday.

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JJ Lin and Hebe Tien Together, Jolin Tsai Played Matchmaker

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Source: xinmsn

Media: xinmsn

Posted: Monday July 15, 2013 @11:19 a.m. PST

 

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Not only did Jolin Tsai make a guest appearance at the second night of JJ Lin’s Taipei concert last night, the Mandopop diva also played matchmaker for the Singaporean singer, after she spotted Hebe Tien in the audience.

“Let me help you fulfill your wish today,” she told JJ, who previously expressed his admiration for the S.H.E member on several occasions.

Turning to Hebe, Jolin sang praises of JJ by commenting that he is a “great guy” and asked if she would “accept his invitation to be friends”. The songstress then went on to suggest that the two share a hug, while JJ shyly said, “Thanks for coming to the concert tonight.”

That was not the end of their interaction. The singer surprised Hebe with a cup of soy milk when he performed the song “Dou Jiang You Tiao” (Soy milk and dough fritters), and asked for another hug, drawing deafening screams from the fans.

During the segment where he was supposed to sit on the elevated swing to go around the arena, JJ again invited Hebe to go on the “ride” with him and serenaded her with the sweet ballad “Little Dimple”.

Although JJ was fined NT$50,000 (approximately S$2,115) for the concert on Saturday which overran by five minutes due to his long speech, sales of the concert merchandise from his own fashion label raked in nearly NT$3 million (S$127,000) for the singer.

Hebe Tien & JJ Lin

JJ Lin Pays Tribute To His Idol Michael Jackson “Billie Jean” In The Rain

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Posted: Sunday July 14, 2013 @9:24 p.m. PST

 

Typhoon Soulik proved to be of no threat to JJ Lin’s fans as they showed up at his concert at the Taipei Arena last weekend undeterred by warnings of heavy rain and flooding. Although the singer previously announced that tickets would be fully refunded due to the weather condition, there was hardly any empty seats spotted at the venue.

“I’m son of the sun. Everything will be fine!” he hollered, while expressing his gratitude towards the 10,000-strong crowd.

Kicking off the very first show of his Time Line World Tour, JJ descended on an extended stage with a customised “gear wheel piano” reportedly worth NT$2 million (approximately S$84,000).

Be it stage design or costumes, the singer spared no expense from his black LED diamante encrusted armour to the “man-made rain” segment during the show.

JJ also paid tribute to his late idol Michael Jackson by performing the song “Billie Jean” in the “rain”, which amounted to an estimated NT$3.5 million (S$140,000) in production fees. Despite being soaked from head to toe, he continued performing two more songs before he wowed the crowd by removing his jacket and showing off his biceps.

The audience, who were seated at the second level, got the biggest bang for their buck with upclose interactions with the singer. One such lucky fan even joined JJ on his elevated swing which transported them around the arena.

“Are there any couples that have dated for 10 years who are here tonight? I do have a 10-year lover – all of you,” said the honey-tongued singer.

JJ performed a total of 33 songs on Saturday night at his concert which saw the attendance of celebrity friends such as Jimmy Lin, Jam Hsiao, Gillian Chung, Mark Chao and Ricky Hsiao.

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JJ Lin Teary-Eyed Singing “Someday” For His Deceased Grandmother

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Source: Yahoo Singapore By Heidi Hsia

Media: Yahoo Singapore

Posted: Thursday August 1, 2013 @12:38 a.m. PST

 

Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin recently dedicated a song for his recently deceased grandmother at his concert show in Shenzhen. According to Apple Daily website, the singer, who postponed his activities earlier this month to attend to his beloved grandmother’s funeral, returned to work on 28 July to continue with his 2013 Time Line World Tour. During the show that was attended by around 10,000 fans, the singer mourned his grandmother’s passing and dedicated one of his hits, “Someday” to her. The singer was teary-eyed as he shared his sadness on the loss, and expressed, “This is an old song that I have not sung for quite a long time. Today I am dedicating this song to my grandmother. She never shed a tear during her illness, so I will not cry. I better not cry now.” The sombre mood of the show was lightened up hours later, when Hong Kong singer, Charlene Choi appeared to perform their duet, “Little Dimples” together. Reminding JJ about his love declaration to Hebe Tien in one of his earlier shows in Taiwan, Charlene invited a smile on JJ’s face. JJ Lin dedicates "Someday" to late grandmother

JJ Lin Wins Compass Awards 2012

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Source: xinmsn

Media Credit: xinmsn

Posted: July 9, 2012 @9:49 p.m. PST

 

The homegrown singer-songwriter went home with top honours for his achievements and contributions to the local music industry

 

An awards ceremony recognizing the top talents and local musicians in sunny Singapore, the 17th Compass Awards which was held over the weekend at Marina Bay Sands convention Centre, saw Mandopop singer JJ Lin, 31, go home the biggest winner with his triple win for Top Local Songwriter, Top Local Chinese Pop Song and Top Local Artiste of the Year.

Fellow local songbird Tanya Chua, who recently made headlines at the Taiwan Golden Melody Awards with her prestigious win for Best Female Singer award – her third win in this category – was also conferred the Artistic Excellence Award for her outstanding performances and achievements over the years.

JJ Lin Wins Compass Awards 2012.

Wilber Pan Likes Hebe Tien So Does JJ Lin

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Source & Story Credit: Xinmsn

Photo Credit: Xinmsn

Posted: Wednesday May 23, 2012 @1:33 p.m. PST

 

 

Wilber Pan, who had once admitted to liking Jolin Tsai, praised S.H.E. member Hebe Tien for being “cute and pretty” yesterday.

At an event for the 2012′s Metro Street Dance Competition in Taiwan yesterday, which the singer is ambassador of, Wilber gave a candid shout-out to Jolin Tsai, , whom he had admitted to admire in 2005.

“You must still like me,” Wilber jokes, before giving his blessings to Jolin, who is currently in a stable relationship with model Vivian Dawson.

The 31-year-old went on to lavish praises on fellow singer Hebe saying that she is “very cute, and is getting prettier”.

Wilber also added that the songstress is “full of talent and (will have) a lot of guys will fall in love with her.”

However, when the media present informed him that Singaporean singer JJ Lin likes Hebe too, even to the extent of calling her his “goddess”, Wilber appeared shocked and expressed his disbelief.

“That can’t be!” he exclaimed.

In other related news, Wilber is due to perform his new song during the finals of the competition and hopes that fans will anticipate his new album.

Wilber Pan. Photo Credit: Xinmsn

 

JJ Lin and Hebe Tien. Photo Credit: Xinmsn

 

 

JJ Lin Gets Support From S.H.E’s Hebe Tien

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Source & Story Credit: Xinmsn

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Posted: Monday May 21, 2012 @12:07 p.m. PST

 

 

Singapore singer, JJ Lin, failed to get any nominations for this year’s Taiwan Golden Melody Awards, leading many to question the ceremony’s credibility.

JJ expressed his disappointment at not receiving a nomination on his microblog yesterday. The singer added that he “respects the judges’ decisions” and believed that “it is more important if everyone accepts my music.”

“There’s no need to console me [for not getting nominated] because I know I still have a long way, and many more good songs to write. I believe that in the music scene, good music will be the music that can be accepted by everyone,” the 31-year-old continued in the post on his microblog.

JJ’s statement received support from netizens and the singer’s “goddess”, S.H.E. member Hebe Tien reposted his message for the first time, adding that JJ is “very good! I acknowledge your work!”

This caused a buzz on the Internet as netizens urged the pair to “get together” and joked with JJ that “Hebe’s encouragement is better than received a Golden Melody Award.”

Fellow S.H.E. member, JJ’s good friend Ella Chen even teased the singer, “This time round, you are on cloud nine!!”

JJ Lin and Hebe Tien. Photo Credit: Xinmsn

 

JJ Lin and His Ideal Girlfriend Hebe Tien Bumped Into Each Other, “Very Shy and Did Not Ask For My Number” (Photo)

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Source & Story Credit: Xinmsn

Photo Credit: Xinmsn

Posted: Thursday April 26, 2012 @2:58 a.m. PST

 

 

Singapore singer JJ Lin met his ideal girlfriend, S.H.E. member, Hebe Tien, at the backstage of the recent China’s Music Radio awards ceremony, but went home empty handed without her contact information as he is “too shy” to exchange numbers with her.

The 31-year-old singer first confessed that Hebe is his ideal girlfriend type in January this year and finally bumped into her at the backstage of a recent awards ceremony. They congratulated one another, snapped a picture together, but did not exchange contact information.

After the encounter, Hebe gave her two-cents worth on JJ and told reporters that he is a “very shy” person. She added that JJ “did not ask for my number and therefore we did not exchange contact information.”

 

They bumped into one another again at the show’s after-party and JJ offered the 29-year-old singer a drink of appreciation when he was told of her comments. Despite so, the shy singer did not leave his contact with the songstress.

 

Meanwhile, Hebe who was crowned the Most Popular Female Singer of the night expressed her confidence in her album’s production team. She humbly claimed that she “still has a lot of room for improvement” when asked to rate her winning chances in the upcoming Taiwan Golden Melody Awards in June.

 

The songstress let on that S.H.E. will being album preparations in July and expressed her wish to hold the trio’s concert at the Beijing Olympic Stadium.

JJ Lin and Hebe Tien, finally bumped into her at the backstage of a recent awards ceremony.

Hebe Tien (S.H.E) “I’m The Only Unmarried One”

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Blog Source: Xin MSN Entertainment

Photo Credit: tohebe -tumblr

Posted: Wednesday February 1, 2012 @ 12:25 am PST

Topic: Hebe Tien

Link: JJ Lin Opened Up About His Love Life & Cosmetic Surgery Plus Hebe Tien (Photos)

Singer Hebe Tien from the girl group S.H.E, recently commented on about herself being the last one to marry since her band mates Selina Jen and the newly engaged Ella Chen, the message she left, “I’ve been receiving messages like “you’re the only one left”, “when is your turn” to remind me that I’m the only unmarried one.”

Hebe encouraged herself, “Hebe, don’t feel pressurised.”

Selina gave some encouraging words for Hebe,”Don’t worry, Cupid should be reading this. With so many well wishes, you’ll find someone soon.”

Even Hebe’s fans were being matchmakers by writing Hebe is “marriage material”. The unmarried singer responded to her fans, “They’re so helpful, but I’m just letting nature takes its course now,” she said, adding that her fans are more enthusiastic about her marriage than she is.

In a previous blog article, singer JJ Lin who has out his latest album”Lost N Found” has a major crush on Hebe, Lin said that Hebe was his ideal type but not sure if he’s her type.

Maybe, these twp could arrange a date in the future; however, it’s most important to concertrate on her music career and let a relationship that invovles marriage slowly come into her life. There’s no need to rush.

Hebe Tien

JJ Lin Opened Up About His Love Life & Cosmetic Surgery Plus Hebe Tien (Photos)

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Blog Source: Xin – MSN

Photo Credit: JPop Asia – Popular Asians

Posted: Friday January 20, 2012 @ 1:10 am PST

Topic: JJ Lin

Singer JJ Lin responded to the media whether or not he had some work done on his teeth, also, he answered a personal question on his love life.

Lin commented on the gossip over him under going cosmetic surgery, “I really wish I could delete those old clips. Since we’re on the topic of cosmetic surgery, I did a minor procedure on my teeth previously. If anyone can produce proof that I did work on other parts of myself, I’ll admit to it.”

Lin revealed his thoughts on relationships, “I’m someone who values relationship, especially when I’m certain she is the one. I’ll protect and fight to for a beautiful memory, so that the relationship goes on. Perhaps because of that, I tend to rush into things and if I’m faced with difficulties, I have trouble overcoming them,” he said.

Furthermore, Lin opened up about a relationship that collapsed due to a busy music career, the more I try to protect the relationship, the more pressurised I was.”

According to Xin, Lin expressed that he “had always liked S.H.E member Hebe” and he went on to say “their relationship did not develop further”. “Maybe we need to wait for an opportunity,” he said.

In a previous interview, Lin didn’t hold back when he said, “She is my type, but I may not be the type of guy she likes.”

Lin’s new album is titled “Lost N Found” is available for purchase, it was released on December 31, 2011.

LINK: TO READ MORE ON JJ LIN LOST N FOUND ALBUM AND MUSIC VIDEO

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Hebe Tien

JJ Lin Lost N Found Is More Dynamic “The New JJ” (Video & Photo)

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Blog Source: China Daily – Xinhuannet

Video Credit: YouTube (warnertaiwan)

Photo Credit: Xinhuannet

Posted: Saturday December 31, 2011 @ 3:00 pm PST

Topic: JJ Lin

LINK: JJ Lin Opened Up About His Love Life & Cosmetic Surgery (Photos)

JJ LIN LOST N FOUND ALBUM COVER

Mandopop R&B style singer JJ Lin will be releasing his new album “Lost N Found” on Warner Music.

When asked where he gets inspirations for his songs, he said, “All of my songs are written from my own personal experiences,” Lin further said, “a single experience may be interpreted in different ways.” He continued to state, “When I look back on the things I’ve been through, I’ve realized that no matter how mature we become, sometimes we just never learn how to love.”

Lin talked about his songwriting and the music genres he chose for his new album, “I am quite satisfied with the new album. It is a collection that I’ve been working on during two years of songwriting and composing. I injected deep feelings and emotions into the music as well as sensitive impulses. I have tried some music genres for the first time, such as jazz, electronic dance, rock-and-roll, and also a combination of classic and modern sounds.

According to Xinhuannet, Lin said he hopes to bring a more dynamic “New JJ” to his fans and the Chinese music scene.

Never Learn has received over one million views on YouTube since the video was uploaded on December 13, 2011 and it’s one of the most requested song on the airwaves.

Lost N Found hits the market on December 31, 2011, New Year’s Eve.

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