Eason Chan, G.E.M. & Jay Chou Emerge Big Winners at China’s 1st Wave Music Awards

Initiated by the Wave Music Committee and hosted by Tencent Music Leisure Group, the first Wave Music Awards ceremony was held in Chengdu, China, on Aug. 24. The Wave Music Awards handed out 35 awards, together with tune of the yr, album of the yr, greatest male artist and greatest feminine artist.

Eason Chan’s “Homo Sapiens” was chosen as tune of the yr, G.E.M.‘s Revelation gained album of the yr, and Jay Chou‘s “Greatest Works of Art” was named report of the yr. Qingfeng Wu and G.E.M. had been acknowledged as the most effective female and male artists.

Moreover, six teams of performers, together with Qingfeng Wu, Jia Lei and Vinida Weng, had been invited as performers, placing on stellar shows of extremely charismatic dwell reveals for the followers.

This yr’s Wave Music Awards had been additionally livestreamed on the 4 platforms of QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music and We Sing underneath Tencent Music Leisure Group, permitting extra music lovers to witness the second of the Wave Music Awards collectively.

The Wave Music Awards cowl seven fields, together with artists, creation & engineering, genres and languages, with a complete of 35 awards. The Wave Music Committee, a bunch of a whole lot of prime Chinese language musical professionals, labored collectively for a number of months to pick the highest-quality Chinese language music works in 2022.

On the awards, three main honors that had been extremely anticipated by the trade and music lovers — tune of the yr, album of the yr and report of the yr — had been awarded to Eason Chan’s “Homo Sapiens,” G.E.M.’s Revelation and Jay Chou’s “Greatest Works of Art,” respectively. When it comes to private achievements, Qingfeng Wu stood out as the most effective male artist of the yr, whereas G.E.M. shone as the most effective feminine artist of the yr. Oaeen was named the most effective duo/group, and Yichun Shan was acknowledged as the most effective new artist.

In the meantime, this Wave Music Awards additionally included a collection of musical works in varied genres like rock, people, rap, jazz and world music. Accusefive walked away with the most effective pop tune award for “You Are My Magic”; Jackson Wang’s MAGIC MAN was named greatest pop album; Lexie’s “3.14159” was acknowledged as greatest digital tune; GAI’s “Tales of Weiyuan” gained greatest rap tune; Dou Wei / Chao Jian’s XianwenXiayue was named greatest world music album; Julia Peng Peng gained greatest dialect album with Residing Room Dreaming; and Jia Lei’s contribution to the theme tune of the identical identify of the TV sequence A Lifelong Journey gained greatest movie and TV tune, and she or he additionally carried out the tune dwell.

Wave Music Awards for Billboard China

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As a approach to acknowledge and encourage a wider viewers of songwriters working behind the scenes within the music trade, this Wave Music Awards additionally included particular music awards within the class of creation & engineering. Amongst these, “I Remember” by Lei Zhao gained greatest lyrics, “Greatest Works of Art” of Jay Chou gained greatest composition, Howe Chen snagged greatest tune association for “None of the Above” organized for LaLa Hsu, and Penny Tai secured greatest album manufacturing award for The Passive Viewers.

Wave Music Awards for Billboard China
Howe Chen

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Wave Music Awards for Billboard China
Penny Tai

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The first Wave Music Awards was staged in response to the rising give attention to quality-driven creation within the Chinese language music scene, whereas additionally reflecting the Wave Music Committee’s long-term give attention to sustaining the sustainable vitality of musical works. The progressive mannequin of “Awards Ceremony + Songwriting Forum” has not solely acknowledged the large achievements of China’s prime songwriters, but additionally paved the best way for concepts and instructions to additional develop the music trade. Going ahead, Wave Music Awards will stay centered on honoring annual excellent music items, highlighting the trade’s high quality content material creations to totally unleash the worth of fine music.

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