Eason Chan and LaLa Hsu Wins Big for Golden Melody Awards 2018 (Full Winner List)


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The 29th Golden Melody Awards (aka Taiwanese Grammys) were held in Taipei Arena on June 23 honoring the top performers in music over the previous year. Taiwanese singer-songwriter LaLa Hsu (徐佳瑩) and Hong Kong singer Eason Chan (陳奕迅) were named Best Mandarin Female Singer and Best Mandarin Male Singer, and they also won Best Mandarin Album and Album of the Year respectively. The biggest winner was jazz pianist Yuying Hsu, who won three awards with her album "happened, happening". Here are the full winner list:

Album of the Year

Eason Chan - C'mon In~

Song of the Year

"He-R" - Crowd Lu

Best Mandarin Album

The Inner Me - LaLa Hsu

Best Hokkien Album

Cartoon Character - EggPlantEgg

Best Hakka Album

The Dirt Road - Ayugo Huang

Best Indigenous Album

Naomi - CMO Group

Music Video of the Year

"Left Behind" - aMEI (Director: Lo Ging-Zim)

Composer of the Year

Crowd Lu - "He-R" (Performed by Crowd Lu)

Lyricist of the Year

Song Dongye - "Guo YuanChao" (Performed by Song Dongye)

Arranger of the Year

Phil Wen - "Grim Reaper" (Performed by Janice Yan)

Best Album Producer

Jonathan Lee - Still an Outlander (Performed by Li Jian Qing)

Best Single Producer

Lin Sheng Xiang - "To Have, or Not to Have" (Performed by Lin Sheng Xiang)

Best Mandarin Male Singer

Eason Chan - C'mon In~

Best Mandarin Female Singer

LaLa Hsu - The Inner Me

Best Hokkien Male Singer

Ricky Hsiao - Cheers

Best Hokkien Female Singer

Elly Chang - Elly Love You

Best Hakka Singer

Qiulin - Da Ling Jiao Xia 2

Best Indigenous Singer

Seredau - Infection

Band of the Year

The Chairman - The Offering

Best Duo or Group

MJ116 - Big Thing

Best New Artist

EggPlantEgg - Cartoon Character

Best Instrumental Album

happened, happening - Yuying Hsu, Alex Sipiagin, Donny McCaslin, Boris Kozlov, Donald Edwards

Best Instrumental Album Producer

Yuying Hsu - happened, happening (Performed by Yuying Hsu, Alex Sipiagin, Donny McCaslin, Boris Kozlov, Donald Edwards)

Best Instrumental Composer

BabyC - "Mangrove" (Performed by BabyC, Zeng Cheng, Filmorchester Babelsberg)

Best Album Package Designer

GodkidllaBrothers Shouldn't Live Without Dreams

Best Vocal Recording Album

Home (III) (Andrew Chu, Lin Si Tong, Craig Burbidge, Plamen Penchev, A-Mon, Luantan Ascent, Recording Engineers; Craig Burbidge, Mixing Engineer; Andrew Chu, Mastering Engineer)

Best Instrumental Recording Album

happened, happening (Mike Marciano, Recording Engineer; Dave Darlington, Mixing & Mastering Engineer)

Outstanding Contribution Award

Julie Su
Joy Kuo