What is the most watched music video on YouTube? That would be PSY’s extremely popular “Gangnam Style”, which sits at the top with 2.4 billion views. In second place with 1.2 billion views is Justin Bieber’s “Baby”. And what are the five most viewed Chinese music videos on YouTube since late 2014? Let’s find out.
Taiwanese delegation to “New York’s CMJ Music Marathon 2015” descended upon New York City on Oct 13th. Taiwanese delegation, including Boxing, io and Soft Lipa, preluded the showcase with an international press conference held at SOB’s.
In the article, we discussed the differences between managing live houses and organizing music festivals, and what kind of music-related goals and ideals PIPE Live Music founder Jacklon Tung has.
In the article, we talked about what the specialties of PIPE Live Music, how the founder manages PIPE, and what the differences between the development of music in Taiwan and China.
A live house is a place where musicians can perform in, as well as one where the audience can “feel" performers. With PIPE prepping itself for its fifth year of operations, we’ve invited PIPE’s founder Jacklon Tung to share his journey during this period.
This year, Aska Yang’s world tour concert “I’ve Brought a Poem to You（帶一首詩來）” will start in Shanghai on Dec 12th and he just released the first single of his fourth album “Sky Lantern”.
Being a savior in the music world won’t satisfy Jay Chou so he starts to explore his possibilities in other fields. He says “Music, with movies at the most, are my main careers; the rest are all subordinations. So I have to succeed in music and movies. If I can’t even accomplish these two things, then that will be real frustration for me.”
“The Voice of China”, with the audience ratings losing gradually, was once an underdog as well; however, Jay Chou’s participation has made the fourth season of the show popular again. Let’s see how Jay Chou’s status upgraded to “The New Grandmaster” through being coach in “The Voice of China”.
Taiwanese chanteuse Hebe Tien has returned to her musical stage with a new single titled “A Little Happiness"（小幸運） as the theme song for recently released movie “Our Times." here are six covers that managed to catch my attention. See how they fared!
It’s not uncommon to hear cover versions of English songs in Taiwan. But the challenge is much greater for foreigners covering Chinese songs given the complexity of spoken Chinese as a tonal language. With this in mind, here are five often covered songs that will surely surprise you.