Evonne Hsu

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Evonne Hsu
2007 Live Earth China Evonne Hsu.jpg
Evonne Hsu performing at the 2007 Live Earth China @ Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Chinese name 許慧欣 (traditional)
Chinese name 许慧欣 (simplified)
Pinyin Xǔ Huìxīn (Mandarin)
Ancestry Taiwan
Origin Republic of China (Taiwan)
Born (1976-12-05) December 5, 1976 (age 37)
Longview, Texas, United States
Other name(s) Hsu Hui-hsin
Occupation Singer
Genre(s) Mandopop
Label(s) What's Music (2002–2004)
Universal Music Taiwan (2003–present)
Years active 2002–present
Official Website Evonne Hsu@Music Nation Wingman
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Hsu.
Evonne Hsu at the 2006 Taipei Car Free Day

Evonne Hsu, also known as Hsu Hui-hsin (Chinese: 許慧欣) was born 5 December 1976 in Longview, Texas, United States. She is a Taiwanese American Mandopop singer. Hsu is managed by Music Nation Wingman Limited and signed by Universal Music Taiwan since her debut in 2002.

Early life[edit]

Evonne Hsu was born in Longview, Texas, United States.[1] Hsu grew up with a love for singing and dancing but had chosen to major in psychology at the University of Texas at Austin when a musical arranger friend convinced her to make a demo tape of her singing.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Hsu released her debut album To Be Happy in January 2002. To date, she has released eight albums and has also published a book.[citation needed] On July 7, 2007 Hsu performed at the Chinese leg of Live Earth in Shanghai.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Album # Release date Title Label
1st 3 January 2002 To Be Happy (快樂為主) Universal Music Taiwan
2nd 20 September 2002 Lonely Ballet (孤單芭蕾) Universal Music Taiwan
3rd 8 July 2003 Beautiful Love (美麗的愛情) Universal Music Taiwan
4th 16 June 2004 Happiness (幸福) Universal Music Taiwan
5th 15 November 2005 Chosen One (萬中選一) Universal Music Taiwan
6th 6 October 2006 Mystery (謎) Universal Music Taiwan
7th 11 July 2008 欣的記憶 Universal Music Taiwan
8th 22 May 2009 Love*Over (愛*極限) Universal Music Taiwan
9th 11 January 2013 Evolution (欣*進化) Universal Music Taiwan

Soundtracks[edit]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category
2002 TVB8 (Hong Kong) Most Popular Female New Artist Award
MTV (Taiwan) Top 20 Most Wanted Artists
HITO Awards Best Female Vocalist Award
HITO Amicability Award
Shing-chen Chinese Radio Best Female New Artist Award
2003 Best New Artist Award GMA (Malaysia)
14th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan Best New Artist Award (Popular music)[3]
Channel V Top 50 Hit Singles of the Year
Most Popular New Artist (nominated)
G-Music Platinum Music Awards
TVB8 Music Award
MTV Style Awards Best New Female Artist Style Award,
2004 TVB8 Music Award
MTV (Taiwan) Top 20 Artists of the Year
Canton Radio/TV Awards Best Female Composer Artist (Taiwan)

Films[edit]

  • Legend of Chinese Titans (2012)
  • The Harbor 2012 (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Chinese) Evonne Hsu's profile at baike.baidu.com Retrieved 2011-04-19
  2. ^ Planet Earth your guide to Live Earth's eight shows. Billboard. 7 July 2007. p. 22. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  3. ^ (Chinese) GIO, Taiwan 14th Golden Melody Awards winners list 29 April 2004. Retrieved 2011-04-19

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