Jam Hsiao

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Jam Hsiao
Jam at 2012 Macau concert.jpg
Jam at Concert in Macau
Chinese name 蕭敬騰 (traditional)
Chinese name 萧敬腾 (simplified)
Pinyin Xiāo Jìngténg (Mandarin)
Origin Taiwan
Born (1987-03-30) March 30, 1987 (age 27)
Taipei, Taiwan
Occupation Singer, actor, Student
Genre(s) Mandopop, Rock & Roll, Jazz, R&B
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar, piano, keyboard, saxophone, flute, drums
Label(s) Warner Music Taiwan (2008–present)
Years active 2007–present
Official Website Jam's Club Official Website

Jam Hsiao (traditional Chinese: 蕭敬騰; simplified Chinese: 萧敬腾; pinyin: Xiāo Jìngténg; Wade–Giles: Hsiao Ching-teng, born 30 March 1987 in Taipei, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese Mandopop singer. At the age of 17, while still in high school, he started working as a restaurant singer. In May 2007, Hsiao rose to fame after only three brief appearances in the first season of China Television (CTV)'s (中視) star search show, One Million Star (超級星光大道), which was the Taiwanese equivalence of American Idol. His wide vocal ranges, unique singing style, diverse music genres, and astounding charisma quickly captured the attention of the Taiwanese music industry. He chose to accept a contract with Warner Music Taiwan Ltd. in 2008, and became a professional musician. Jam Hsiao's music career took off with a blast. His first album was released in June 2008. It not only got fervent reception in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Malaysia, but also received favorable comments from fellow musicians. He successfully released 2 more albums in 2009, and completed his 5-concert tour from 2009 to 2011. Then he spent time from October 2010 to April 2011 to act as the leadman in a movie, "The Killer Who Never Kills", and won the Best New Actor Award in Hong Kong's 31st Golden Film Award in 2012. In June 2011, Hsiao released his 4th album. In this album, he was also credited as the music producer. In August 2011, Jam started his second world concert tour. This tour continued for more than a year and toured 27 shows in different cities around the world. His fifth album, Mr. Jazz is released in May 2012. In August, he received 2012 CCTV-MTV Awards for Best Male Singer in HK, Macau and Taiwan Regions, and Best Music Video. In November, he released his fourth studio album, It's All About Love, which he received Best Male Singer at the 24th Golden Melody Awards. In July 2013, Jam Hsiao joined Beijing Television, BTV's singing competition reality show Duets, as one of the four mentors. Jam's contestant Xiao Yi-hang won the first place in October 2013. Jam was also voted as the best music mentor in 2013. Jam made his US-debut with 2 concerts on Nov. 28, 2013 at Mohegan Sun Arena, CT., and followed by another solo concert in Las Vegas at Orleans Arena on Dec. 7, 2013. In 2014, Donnie Yen hand-picked Jam Hsiao to sing the mandarin version theme song for Yen's movie Iceman (2014 film). For Jam's rich voice and this movie's ageless battle make a perfect match.

Early Development(1987-2003)[edit]

Born to a father of Chinese descent and native Amis aboriginal mother, Hsiao inherited beautiful singing voice known for Taiwanese aborigines. Other family members include two older brothers and one older sister. Both his parents are devoted Christians. Since childhood, he participated in local church activities including singing in church choir. He suffered from a reading disability and was once a rebellious youngster. He was under youth counseling services to prevent him from involving in street fights. One counselor discovered his musical talents and advised him to focus on music instead. The advice changed the course of his life.

Actually, Hsiao's love for music started in sixth grade when he came across Bon Jovi's album "Crush" at home. He fell in love with the rhythm in the song "It’s My Life". He started asking his mother to let him have drum lessons once he discovered that the rhythmic sound came from the drum set. When he was 15, his mother finally let him take drum lessons. Due to financial reasons, the lessons only lasted three months. But the 3-month introductory lessons were enough for him to begin study and practice on his own. He often practiced over 10 hours a day. One year later, he was good enough to be a volunteer drum instructor at a youth activity center. Because of the volunteer teaching work, he was a recipient of the Taipei Municipal Good Samaritan Award for two consecutive years.

At the same time, Hsiao also formed a rock band named "Diapason" with his brother and their friends. In this band, he was the lead singer and drummer. They sang mostly Rock'n Roll songs by Bon Jovi, Mr. Big, and Skid Row.

As a Restaurant Singer(2004-2007)[edit]

After Hsiao had mastered the drum set, he began to learn keyboard on his own at a music store. Without formal training, he was able to sing while playing accompaniment by watching and listening to other musicians. Several months later, at the age of 17, he found a singing job in a restaurant and became the youngest singer in that restaurant. Due to job demands, he had to learn Mandarin pop songs and techniques. Music of Jeff Chang, A-Mei, Jacky Cheung, and Na Ying had significant influence on Hsiao in this period. Since Hsiao was also a high school student, he could only work as a singer after school. He often set his keyboard in the front of his motorcycle and carried the music books in his backpack. He rode his motorcycle between different restaurants, from one city to the next, to make his shifts that lasted into the early morning hours. The peak of his workload reached 50 hours a week. His colleague remembered Hsiao putting on a raincoat for the keyboard and one for himself then rode off into the heavy rain.

Rose to Fame(2007)[edit]

In May 2007, Hsiao got accepted in the first season of a TV show, One Million Star. This show was the Taiwanese equivalence of American Idol. The show’s production unit recognized his talent and wanted him to appear as a challenger in the already unraveling first season. Hsiao was arranged to be in a Point Kick(PK) style singing match against the show's 10 best remaining contestants. He won the first two rounds. Although he lost in the third round, the show's rating shot up to a historical high. He became the third most searched celebrity in Yahoo! Taiwan, and his name the second hottest keyword for Taiwan Show Business in Google.

Although Hsiao did not sign a contract with any record company for almost a year after he became famous, he was invited to appear on many TV variety shows to boost ratings. The restaurants where he sang were always over-flowed with people during his shifts. Hsiao’s powerful vocal and sudden popularity got A-Mei 張惠妹's attention. A-mei is known as Taiwan’s Queen of Pop. She asked Hsiao to sing with her in the duet “Moment of the First Sight” (一眼瞬間) in her 2007 music album Star. It became the instant No. 1 hit. In December 2007, Hsiao performed a medley of four nominated original themes in the Golden Horse Award, the most significant event for film industry in Taiwan. At this time, Hsiao was still an ordinary 20-year-old student and freelance musician. Needless to say, many record companies fought to recruit this young and fresh talent.

Debut and Career(2008- )[edit]

Jam Hsiao at Taipei New Year's Eve Party 2011

Jam Hsiao self titled album (2008)[edit]

In March 2008, Warner Music Taiwan and Hsiao entered a four-year contract. His first album, the self-titled Jam Hsiao, debuted in June 2008. It was the No.1 hit on the billboard for 7 weeks. In July 2008, Hsiao's New-song Premiere Concert at Taipei Danshui Fisherman's Wharf Attracted over ten thousand fans. This album was also the No.1 hit in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. In June 2009, He was nominated as the Best New Singer in the 20th Golden Music Awards in Taiwan. Although he did not win the title, his extraordinary performance had won hom a solid position in Taiwan music industry.

Jam Hsiao visited Italy in December 2008. Inspired by this visit, he published a book, "Listening to Italy" and wrote a song "To My Beloved". This song was released as an EP with video to raise funds for the Genesis Social Welfare Foundation.

"Princess" and "Love Moments" (2009) Albums[edit]

Following the success of his first album, Hsiao's second album "Princess" was released in July 2009 with even greater success. The title rock song "Princess" was a No.1 hit for as long as 3 months. This 12-song album included four songs written by Hsiao himself. These four songs showcased his creativity, and each one of them had its own distinguished style. He then announced his first large-scale live concert, "Mr. Rock Concert", in Taipei Arena scheduled in December 2009.

As part of the pre-concert activities, hsiao released in November 2009 his third album, "Love Moments". This album included 10 classics originally sung by top female singers. Hsiao recorded them in a live-band style. Among them, "Silent Flower" was in Taiwanese dialect, and "New Endless Love" was the song he sang and got defeated at the PK show back in 2007.

Hsiao's two albums in 2009 gave him five more No.1 hits. He had six songs in top 100 on KKBOX Digital Music Billboard, and five songs in top 100 Golden Songs of 2009 on Hit FM Radio. He won the Best Male Singer Award in the Singapore Golden Music Awards. In 2010, he was nominated as Best Male Singer in the Taiwan Golden Melody Music Awards.

"Mr. Rock Concert Tour" (2009-2011)[edit]

Jam Hsiao's Mr. rock Concert at Taipei Arena in December 2009, was a huge success. It was sold out in advance. The stage was designed to mimic a chess game. In lavish costumes, he performed songs in Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, English, Japanese and Korean. He also incorporated his drumming and keyboard skills on stage. Without dancers or guest singers, Hsiao single-handedly completed his first large-scale concert and earned enthusiastic praise. He toured four more cities— Singapre, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, and Shanghai - till February 2011. He tailored each concert with local and seasonal flavors and was highly appreciated by fans.

"The Killer Who Never Kills" (2011) Movie[edit]

In 2010, Jam Hsiao delayed the release of his next album to join the cast of a movie, "The Killer Who Never Kills," based on a series of novels by popular Taiwanese novelist Giddens. In the film, he plays the leading role, the titular Killer Who Never Kills, Ouyang Bonsai, and wrote the film's theme song. Released in 2011, the movie was a box office success, and he won the Best New Actor Award in the 31st Hong Kong Golden Film Awards in 2012.

CCTV New Year's Gala (2011) Performance in China[edit]

In the beginning of 2011, Hsiao was voted one of the most desirable singers by the audience in China, and was invited to perform in a trio with Li Jian and Khalil Fong on CCTV New Year's Gala. This is a 5-hour variety show on Chinese New Year's Eve. Watching it annually has become an ingrained tradition in most Chinese families. Therefore, it is a great honor to appear on this show. However, Hsiao fell ill with influenza and laryngitis just days before the event. He managed to run through the rehearsals but his conditions worsened. On the night of the show, he could hardly speak. As a performer, Hsiao knew that he had to fulfill his commitment. And as one of the trio members, He also realize that this could be once-in-a-life-time opportunity for his two partners. Therefore, he did not cancel the appearance and refused to do lip-sync. he bravely faced the vast audience with a far less that perfect voice. His only explanation after the show was "I did my best". Although his performance was a disappointment, his attitude and courage earned the respect of the production unit, the fellow musicians and the heart of the audience. After the New year, his saga became a hot topic of discussion, and his popularity soared in China.

"Jam Wild Dreams" (2011) Album[edit]

Hsiao's long overdue album was released in June 2011. This time, he was not only the singer but also the music producer of the album. He worked as lead singer, background singer, and drummer in many songs. In addition, he wrote music and/or lyrics for 5 of the 13 songs. Hsiao showed his talents and ability as a well-rounded musician. Like before, his New-song Premiere Concert at Taipei Danshui Fisherman's Wharf Attracted over 10 thousand people. The album also produced a number of hit songs.

"Jam Hsiao World Concert Tour" (2011-2012) Concerts[edit]

Jam Hsiao's second production of concert tour started from Hong Kong in August 2011. Originally, it was going to have only one concert in Hong Kong. However, this show was sold out in a matter of minutes. Many fans failed to get tickets and were very disappointed. Then a second show was added and it was also sold out in 6 minutes.

The tour went to Shanghai in December 2011, Singapore in January 2012, and then headed for Taipei Arena in February 2012. In Taipei, the same scenario played out. The second show was added and sold out after the first show was sold out in one afternoon.

He received many more invitations to bring this concert tour to different cities including many cities in China, Sydney and Melbourne in Australia.

"Mr. Jazz: A Song For You" Album (2012)[edit]

In 2012, Hsiao put out his first full English album, consisting of eleven covers of known classics—such as How Deep Is Your Love by The Bee Gees, and L-O-V-E by Nat King Cole—recorded from his Mr. Jazz Private Party Live. With the album, Hsiao successfully showcased a 180-degree change in style and performance manner—from the powerful Mr. Rock to the soothing Mr. Jazz.

In an era where mainstream music dominates the charts, Hsiao aims to introduce less popular music towards the Asian market. Announcing on several radio shows that he wishes more and more people to be exposed to music that they don't usually approach.

"It's All About Love" Album (2012)[edit]

In November 2012, Hsiao released another Chinese album, "It's All About Love". This time, in addition to album producing, songwriting, singing, background vocal arrangement/singing, he also directed an MV for the song "Marry Me". He recorded for the first time, a disco dance/rap song, "Hey, Brother", and performed dance movement in the MV.

In July 2013, he won for Best Male Singer in the Taiwan Golden Melody Awards.[1]

Style and Characteristics[edit]

Music Style[edit]

Hsiao’s solid and manly vocal carries an explosive force, yet it is also sensational and often touches the deepest part of the hearts of his audience, especially through his live performance. His deep, clear and penetrating voice stands him out from most Chinese singers. Hsiao is a soul of rock; nevertheless, his performance for songs of other genres is just as impressive — including love song, pop, jazz, R&B, oldies, and even Taiwanese country, to name a few. One of the judges in One Million Star, Kay Huang 黃韻玲, once said when she heard Hsiao’s voice for the first time, "I was so carried away… I felt intoxicated…it’s sentimental”. "This voice makes me want to marry him". Another great singer and musician, Sky Wu 伍思凱, commented, "Jam Hsiao's lower range voice is magnetic, his middle range has reached level of saturation, and his high voice is explosive." Although Hsiao is will known for his vocal ability, his music talents go way beyond voice. Besides the drum set, he learned keyboard, piano, saxophone, flute and guitar mostly on his own, with occasional tips from other musicians. He has also composed and released many songs. "Calla Lily Love" in his first album, was composed by Hsiao at 17, with lyrics by his brother.

Songwriting[edit]

The following table summarizes his songwriting work.

Year Album/EP Song Music/Lyrics
2008 Jam Hsiao Self-titled Album Exist for Entire Life music
Calla Lily Love music
2009 Princess Lonesome or You music, lyrics
To My Beloved music
Young Men or Big Boy music, lyrics
Green Door music, lyrics
2011 Jam Wild Dreams You lyrics
I Really Want to Tell You music, lyrics
Tale of the White Snake music, lyrics
Jasmine Love music, lyrics
Love at the First Sight music, lyrics
2012 Theme song of stage play: "The Demi-gods and Semi-devils" Promise You music, lyrics
2012 Theme song of movie: "Shadows of Love" The Sixth Sense music, lyrics
2012 It's All About Love Holmes music
2012 PaPa music, lyrics
2012 Marry Me lyrics
2012 Story music, lyrics

Character[edit]

Although his singing voice is explosive and powerful, he is a man of few words. He is shy in person, especially in an unfamiliar environment. Zhang Xiao Yan, a famous variety and talk show host once said, "Jam is so pale and slim, he does not look like a singer. But when he starts to sing, he sounds like a heavenly angel." Hsiao enjoys a variety of sports. He is very good at basketball, billiards, table tennis, badminton, golf, and skating. He also loves drawing, painting and photography. His other hobby is playing magic tricks.

Jam Hsiao is an animal lover. he loves all kinds of animals. Due to his busy touring schedule, he only keeps two cats as pets. He describes them as his two daughters. Their images are often displayed in Hsiao's photographic artworks.

Popularity[edit]

Ever since he became famous, his popularity has been on the rise. Hsiao was voted to win many titles by fans. When he first started, he had no prominent family background, no formal music trainings, no show-business connections, and no support from recording industry. It was almost a miracle that he could make it to the top of the pile. With the star-search show, his personal charisma attracted many fans over the TV network and the Internet. His fans call themselves the "Hsiao Band", and Jam Hsiao, the chief. With his concert tour traveling to different countries, he has opened new frontiers for his career.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Released Name Label Format
16 June 2008 Jam Hsiao Self-titled Album (蕭敬騰同名專輯) Warner Music Taiwan Studio album
17 July 2009 Princess (王妃) Warner Music Taiwan Studio album
13 November 2009 Love Moments: Self Selection (愛的時刻 自選輯) Warner Music Taiwan Tribute album
30 June 2011 Jam Wild Dreams (狂想曲) Warner Music Taiwan Studio album
9 May 2012 Mr.Jazz - A Song for You (English) Warner Music Taiwan Live Concert Recording
30 November 2012 It's All About Love (以愛之名) Warner Music Taiwan Studio album

DVD's[edit]

Year Name Label Comment
2010 Mr. Rock Concert - Live Warner Music Taiwan Concert at Taipei Arena, December 2009
2012 Jam's World Concert Tour - Live Warner Music Taiwan Concert at Hong Kong Coliseum, August 2011
2013 Jam's World Concert Tour - Live Warner Music Taiwan Concert at Taipei Arena, Feb. 2012

Singles and EP's[edit]

Year Song / EP Comments
2007 Moment of the First Sight Duet with A-Mei, also in A-Mei's album "STAR"
2007 How We Roll The theme song of "Alvin and the Chipmunks" Chinese version
2008 Lonesome or You Gift by HTC cell phone, also in album "Princess"
2008 To My Beloved Fund-raiser for Genesis Social Welfare Foundation released as EP/AVCD, also in album "Princess"
2009 Wish You Happiness Commercial single for Farglory Realty, also in Chinese edition of album "Love Moment"
2009 Where Peace Begins Theme song of World Peace Conference, Chinese version
2012 Sad Love Included in the digital EP of stage play "The Demi-gods and Semi-devil"
2012 Promise You Included in the digital EP of stage play "The Demi-gods and Semi-devil"
2012 Sixth Sense Theme song of movie "Shadows of Love"
2014 Iceman Theme song of movie "Iceman 3D"

Publication[edit]

Year Name Publisher ISBN
2007 Jam Hsiao's Rite of Passage Paperback Publisher ISBN 978-957-803-669-7
2008 Listening to Italy - Jam Hsiao Kate Publisher ISBN 978-986-6606-27-4
2009 Listening to Italy - Jam Hsiao(Limited Edition) Kate Publisher ISBN 978-986-6606-26-7
2010 Mr. Rock - Jam Hsiao Concert Book MPX ISBN 978-986-86054-0-4
2011 Love Guam - Jam Dream Make ISBN 978-986-85934-4-2
2011 Love Guam - Jam (simplified Chinese) Hunan Literature and Art Publishing House ISBN 978-7-5404-5040-3
2013 These Are the Days - Jam Hsiao Kate Publisher ISBN 978-9-7884-5013-9

Performances and Activities[edit]

Talent show PK performances[edit]

  • "The Only One In The World" 世界唯一的妳
  • "Betrayal" 背叛
  • "New Endless Love" 新不了情

Major live performances[edit]

Golden Horse Award 2007 performance
"The Secret That Cannot Be Told" 不能說的秘密 (Original singer: Jay Chou 周杰倫)
"Spider Lilies" 小茉莉 (Original singer: Rainie Yang 楊丞琳)
"Gate of Heaven" 天堂口 (Original singer: Shu Qi 舒淇)
"Little Love Song" 小情歌 (Original singer: Sodagreen 蘇打綠)
  • S-pop Hurray! March 2008
S-pop Hurray! 2008 performance (Singapore)
"Really Want to Love You" 太想愛你 (Original singer: Jeff Chang 張信哲)
"Released" 解脱 (Original singer: A-Mei 張惠妹)
"Three Days and Two Nights" 三天兩夜 (Original singer: Jacky Cheung 張學友)
"Romance of Alocasia" 海芋戀 (Original singer: Jam Hsiao 蕭敬騰)
  • Jam Hsiao's New-Song Outdoor Concert 蕭敬騰同名專輯新歌發表會 July 2008
"The Prince's New Clothes" 王子的新衣 performance
all 11 tracks on his Same-Name Album
"I Still Believe" feat. Vivian Hsu 徐若瑄
"Enough or Not" 夠不夠 feat. Khalil Fong 方大同
"Bad Day" feat. Daniel Powter
  • F.I.R.'s "Tenth Planet" Concert, Singapore [special guest] August 2008
"We Will Rock You" - A duet version sung with F.I.R.'s vocalist, Faye.
"Collection" 收藏 & "The Prince’s New Clothes" 王子的新衣
  • “Missing You Daily” - Memorial Concert for Tom Chang “天天想你”張雨生紀念音樂會 August 2008
“Affirming Lips Denying Heart” 口是心非 – One of Chang’s most popular classics.
“I Wish” 我期待 - A male-male duet with Chang’s 1994 recording of the song edited and remixed. The audience was moved by the duo’s marvelously harmonious performance across time and space.
  • F.I.R.'s "Tenth Planet" Concert, Hong Kong [special guest] December 2008
"Last Christmas" - A duet version sung with F.I.R.'s vocalist, Faye.
"It's My Life"
"To The Ones I Love" 給.愛人
Golden Horse Award 2011 performance
"Dear child" 親愛的小孩 (Original singer: Julie Su 蘇芮)
"Won't leave you alone" 不再讓你孤單 (Original singer: Chen Hsheng 陳昇)
"A game a dream" 一場遊戲一場夢 (Original singer: Dave Wang 王傑)
"Cheers with the past" 跟往事乾杯 (Original singer: 姜育恆)
"Never look back" 永遠不回頭 (Original singer: 頭王傑,姚可傑,邰正宵,張雨生)

Filmography[edit]

Hsiao played the main character, Ouyang Bonsai, the film's titular protagonist, the killer who never kills, a contract killer who never kills his targets.
Hsiao played a clueless veterinarian newbie as a guest actor in episode 18 of this very popular Taiwanese TV soap opera, in which he had hilarious interaction with the soap’s leading actor Ethan Juan (阮經天).
  • Momo Love 桃花小妹 episode 8, October 2009
Hsiao played a movie star as a guest actor in episode 8 of Momo Love. He was seen with a colleague and both of them were having dinner in a local restaurant.

Endorsements[edit]

  • The Second Annual Singing Contest of Libra Restaurant 第二屆天秤座民歌大賽, July 2007.
  • The new non-alcoholic beverage of Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation 台灣菸酒公司, Monascus Rye Juice (紅麴黑麥汁), June 2008.
  • CHUVINCI watch, August 2008.
  • Tonlion clothing, October 2008.
  • YAMAHA motorcycle "CUXI Fi", December 2008.
  • Farglory Realty "The Happy Family Plan, Part 3 of 3 : Wishing You Happiness" (遠雄建設幸福家庭計劃三部曲之三:祝你幸福), January 2009.

Awards[edit]

  • Taipei Municipal Good Samaritan Award (台北市政府 善心人士獎) in 2003 and 2004
  • First Place, The First Annual Singing Contest of Libra Restaurant (第一屆天秤座民歌大賽 冠軍), September 2006
  • 3rd Most Searched Person of the Year, Yahoo! Taiwan 雅虎奇摩, 2007
  • Top-10 Hit, 2007 KKBOX Digital Music Chart (2007KKBOX數位音樂風雲榜 年度風雲十大歌曲) for “Moment of the First Sight” (一眼瞬間), January 2008
  • First Place, 2007 MTV Channel's One-Hundred Golden Hits (2007年MTV台百大發燒金曲 冠軍) for “Moment of the First Sight” (一眼瞬間), February 2008
  • Popular Singer, three categories, 2008 Hong Kong Metro Radio Hit Awards (香港新城國語力頒獎禮2008), July 2008
  • Outstanding New Artist, Singapore Hit Awards 2008 (第十四屆新加坡金曲獎 優秀新人獎), October 2008
  • Top-20 Hit, 2008 Global Mandopop Music Chart (第八屆全球華語歌曲排行榜 年度二十大金曲) for “Collection” (收藏), October 2008
  • Hong Kong-Taiwan Region Best New Artist, 2008 East-South Explosive Power Music Chart (第六届東南勁爆音樂榜 勁爆港台地區最佳新人), November 2008
  • Top-10 Hit, 2008 East-South Explosive Power Music Chart (第六届東南勁爆音樂榜 十大金曲), for “The Prince’s New Clothes” (王子的新衣), November 2008
  • Hong Kong-Taiwan Region Most Potential Male Vocal of the Year, 2008 CCTV-MTV Music Awards (第九屆 CCTV-MTV 音樂盛典 港台地區年度最具潛力男歌手), November 2008
  • Top-10 International Original Songs, Malaysia PWH Music Award (馬來西亞娛協獎 Yu Xie Jiang 國際組十大原創歌曲獎) for “Moment of the First Sight” (一眼瞬間), November 2008
  • Best Overseas Singer, Malaysia PWH Music Award (馬來西亞娛協獎 Yu Xie Jiang 最佳海外演繹歌手獎) for “Moment of the First Sight” (一眼瞬間), November 2008
  • 5th Place on Google Taiwan's most searched people of the year, 8th Place on Google Hong Kong's most searched people of the year (the only Taiwanese amongst the top 10 places), December 2008
  • Artiste of The Year with The Most Potential, Most Fashionable Male Artiste of The Year, 2008 QQ Star Awards (騰訊網2008星光大典 年度歌壇潛力歌手, 年度風尚男歌手), December 2008
  • Hong Kong-Taiwan Region Best New Artiste, Best Performing Artiste, 2008 Music Pioneer Chart (音樂先鋒榜2008年度頒獎典禮 港台先鋒新人, 先鋒演繹歌手), December 2008
  • New Male Artiste With The Most Potential, China Wireless Music Awards 2008 (2008中國移動無線音樂盛典 無線音樂最具潛力男新人), December 2008
  • Favourite New Artiste of 2008, Zhong Ge Chart 2008 Annual Beijing Music Awards Ceremony, (中歌榜2008年度北京流行音樂典禮 - 年度港台最受歡迎新人), January 2009
  • Most Outstanding New Artiste with the Most Potential, 31st Hong Kong TV-10 Golden Chinese Songs- Music and Awards Ceremony, (第三十一届香港電台十大中文金曲頒獎音樂會 - 最有前途新人獎優異獎), January 2009
  • 3rd Place, 2008 KKBOX Digital Music Album Chart for “Jam Hsiao Same-Name Album“, February 2009
  • Top-20 Hit, 2008 KKBOX Digital Music Single Chart for “Forgive Me” (原諒我) and “The Prince’s New Clothes” (王子的新衣), February 2009
  • Most Popular Male Artist, Best Male Vocalist, Singapore Hit Awards 2009 (第十五屆新加坡金曲獎 最受歡迎男歌手獎, 最佳演繹男歌手獎), November 2009
  • Best New Actor, "31st Golden Film Awards" in Hong Kong (第三十一屆 香港金像獎 最佳新人獎),April 2012
  • Best Male Singer, "11th CCTV-MTV Awards" in China for Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan Regins(第十一屆 央視CCTV-MTV 港澳台地區 最佳男歌手獎), August 2012
  • Best Music Video, "11th CCTV-MTV Awards" in China for Wild Dream(第十一屆 央視CCTV-MTV 最佳音樂电視獎), August 2012
  • Best Male Singer, "24th Golden Melody Awards" in Taiwan for Album It's All About Love (第二十四届金曲奖 最佳男演唱人奖)6 July 2013
Year Award Category Nomination Result Ref
2009 20th Golden Melody Awards Best New Artist Jam Hsiao for Jam Hsiao Self Titled Album Nominated [2]
HITO Radio Music Awards
HITO流行音樂獎
Top 10 Songs of the Year "收藏" (Collection) from Jam Hsiao Self Titled Album Won [3]
Best New Artist Jam Hsiao Won
2010 Metro Radio Mandarin Music Awards Songs of the Year "Say a lil Something" Won [4]
Songs of the Year "新不了情" (New Endless Love) Won
Male Singer (男歌手) Jam Hsiao Won
Asia Popular Idol (亞洲人氣偶像) Jam Hsiao Won
21st Golden Melody Awards Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Jam Hsiao for Princess Nominated
2012 23rd Golden Melody Awards Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Jam Hsiao for Wild dream Nominated
31st Hong Kong Golden Film Awards Best New Actor Jam Hsiao for Killer Who Never Kills Won
11th CCTV-MTV Awards Best Male Singer (HK, Macau, Taiwan Regions) Jam Hsiao Won
Best Music Video Jam Hsiao for Wild dream Won
2013 24th Golden Melody Awards Best Male Pop Vocal Performance Jam Hsiao for It's All About Love Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao holds his award for Best Male Vocal Performer at the 24th Golden Melody Awards in Taipei
  2. ^ (Chinese) GIO, Taiwan 9th Golden Melody Awards nominees list 3 January 1998. Retrieved 2011-03-06
  3. ^ (Chinese) HITO Radio 2009 HITO Radio Music Awards winners list 15 June 2009. Retrieved 2011-04-25
  4. ^ (Chinese) Metro Info Metro Radio Mandarin Music Awards 2010 winners list Retrieved 2011-04-14.

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