Ah Niu

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Ah Niu
Chinese name 阿牛
Pinyin ā Niú (Mandarin)
Birth name Tan Kheng Seong
(Chinese: 陈庆祥; pinyin: Chén Qìngxiáng)
Ancestry Teochew Chinese or Teochew dialect group descent
Origin Malaysia
Born (1976-08-31) August 31, 1976 (age 38)
Penang, Malaysia
Occupation Singer, songwriter, actor
Genre(s) Mandopop
Instrument(s) Guitar
Label(s) AsiaMuse (2006–present)
Rock Records (1998-2003)
Years active 1998-present
Official Website Official Website

Tan Kheng Seong (Simplified Chinese: 陈庆祥), better known by his stage name Ah Niu (Chinese: 阿牛), is a Malaysian Chinese singer in Malaysia and Singapore.

In 1997, his popularity was restricted to mainly Malaysia and Singapore, until Richie Jen (Traditional Chinese:任賢齊, Taiwanese singer) sung his song (Dui Mian De Nü Hai Kan Guo Lai- " direct translation = Look over here, girl in front of me") which became widely popular.[1]

In December 1998, Rock Records sent Ah Niu to expand his singing career in Taiwan. He quickly gained popularity with the Taiwanese masses with his brand of quirky, folk-ish songs that mainly focused on his daily life as a kampung boy in Malaysia and unrequited love.

His popularity gained even more momentum when the likes of Rene Liu and Karen Mok requested Ah Niu to compose songs for them which steadfastly placed him as a firm staple not only in Taiwan, but also in China and Hong Kong.

Ah Niu has been a special guest for many concerts around Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. He also starred in the movie Para Para Sakura by Aaron Kwok in 2001.

He studied in Chung Ling Butterworth High School and went on to Inti College, Kuala Lumpur [Majoring in Film & Theatre (Drama Course), Mass Comm].

Discography[edit]

City Blue Sky (1997)[edit]

  1. 城市藍天 (City Blue Sky)
  2. 踩著三輪車賣菜的老阿伯 (The Old Man Who Sells Vegetables On His Bicycle)
  3. 哭 (Cry)
  4. 鄉音 (Countryside)
  5. 二十歲告白(一) (Confession of a 20 Year-Old Part 1)
  6. 阿牛和阿花的故事 (The Story of Ah Niu & Ah Hua)
  7. 阿朱小調 (Ah Zhu)
  8. 海洋 (The Ocean)
  9. Sungai Puyu的風 (The Wind In Sungai Puyu)
  10. 二十歲告白(二) (Confession of a 20 Year-Old Part 2)
  11. 對面的女孩看過來 (Looky here!)

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Peach Blossoms Are Blooming (2006)[edit]

  1. 用馬來西亞的天氣來說愛你
  2. 桃花朵朵開
  3. Ms. Cool
  4. Say Sorry
  5. 我要為你唱首歌 (The Song That I Want to Sing To You)
  6. 你不要我了 (You Don't Want Me Anymore)
  7. 我在不遠處等你
  8. 傻傻的我愛你 (The Crazy Me Who Fell in Love With You)
  9. 再見 (Goodbye)
  10. 約定
  11. will you marry me (2011)
  12. 我的宝贝 (2013)

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malaysian Chinese Singer Ah Niu. October 25, 2006. Retrieved June 30, 2007.
  2. ^ [1] 2011

External links[edit]