Chen Lin (singer)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen.
Chen Lin
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Chinese name 陳琳 (traditional)
Chinese name 陈琳 (simplified)
Pinyin Chén Lín (Mandarin)
Origin People's Republic of China
Born (1970-01-31)January 31, 1970
Chongqing, China
Died October 31, 2009(2009-10-31) (aged 39)
Beijing, China
Occupation Singer
Genre(s) Mandopop

Chen Lin (simplified Chinese: 陈琳; traditional Chinese: 陳琳; pinyin: Chén Lín) (b. January 31, 1970 in Chongqing - d. October 31, 2009 in Beijing)[1] was a mandopop singer. She committed suicide by jumping from the ninth floor of an apartment in Chaoyang District, Beijing.[2]

She rose to stardom with her 1993 album entitled I Can Never Understand Your Love. It reached the top of the Chinese album charts, selling 1.5 million copies. The singles "I Choose What I Want" and "Give Up Your Love" were great successes.

In 1995, she married the singer Shen Yongge, boss of Zhu Shu Entertainment Ltd., but they divorced in 2007. Her second marriage was to singer Zhang Chaofeng in 2009, but friends said she was plagued by emotional problems.

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Awards and achievements
Top Chinese Music Chart Awards
Preceded by
Tian Zhen
Best Female Artist, mainland China
2002
Succeeded by
Na Ying