|Chinese name||羅志祥 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||罗志祥 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Luo Zhi Xiang (羅志祥) (Mandarin)|
|Birth name||Lo Chih Hsiang|
July 30, 1979 |
|Parents||Mother, Father (Deceased)|
|Influences||Soong Shin Foong, Aaron Kwok, Andy Lau, Michael Jackson, Jacky Cheung,
Jacky Wu, Hu Gua,Chu Ke-liang(as a host).
Show Luo (born Lo Chih Hsiang), is a Taiwanese singer, dancer, TV Host and actor born on 30 July 1979. He is commonly known by his Chinese nickname Xiao Zhu (Little Pig), because he was heavily weighted and tanned during his middle school years, but also he keeps a 'little pig' in his parental home (he was conned by the hawker, it turned out to be a wild boar as it grew up). He is dubbed "Asia's Dance King" by the Taiwanese media for his dance skills. He is well known for hosting the Taiwanese Variety Show 100% Entertainment.
In 2006, he created his own fashion brand called STAGE. This brand succeeded in the fashion trend in Asia during the recent years. Show with his business partner Lee Teng,have recently set up a new branch in Singapore in 2010. This fashion store now has branches in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
- 1 Music career
- 2 Discography
- 3 Concerts
- 4 Filmography
- 5 Books
- 6 Awards and nominations
- 7 Endorsements
- 8 References
- 9 External links
In 1996, Show entered the entertainment industry by contesting in a musical competition where he impersonated Aaron Kwok. Along with 3 other contestants, they debuted as a quartet boy band in Taiwan. The boy band quickly disbanded as two members left for compulsory military service, which Show was exempt from because he has Gluteal Fibrotic Contracture (commonly known as frog extremity). That same year, he formed the group ROMEO with Ou Di. They released two albums, , but the group soon disbanded as Ou Di left for the military. They also started becoming TV Host after Ou Di returned, so they both became apprentices of Taiwanese TV Host Hu Gua. During that time, the contract dispute between the record company and the band members. Fortunately, he met Kimi Hsu, who helped with settling the legal dispute, she went on to become Show's talent agent.
From 2000–2002 Show concentrated on hosting several variety shows, he was given the "Triple Crown" title for hosting the three most popular variety shows at that time. However, all three shows were cancelled by 2003. His career was stalled until he was recommended by the late Yang Deng Kuei, founder and former CEO of Gala Television to be a locum presenter for 100% Entertainment.
Avex Taiwan (2003–2007)
In 2003, show signed with Avex Taiwan and launched his solo career with the release of his first album ShowTime, selling over 80,000 copies.
For his second album, Expert Show, he collaborated with his co-host Xiao S on the duet "Lian Ai Da Ren". Show released his third album Hypnosis Show in 2005. He worked with Jolin Tsai for the first lead dance track "Zhen Ming Tian Zi" and filmed the MV with her.
The year after, he released his fourth album SPESHOW on November 17, 2006. The lead track, "Jing Wu Men" is a cover of "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" by Daniel Bedingfield. For the album, he sang a full length English song for the first time, "Twinkle", with Japanese singer Kumi Koda
Show released his fifth album Show Your Dance on November 16, 2007; he sang the duet "Bai Gei Ni" with Elva Hsiao.
Pony Canyon (2011–present)
In 2011, Show signed with Pony Canyon Japan. His first Japanese single "Dante" was released on February 15, 2012. This song made it to the 5th place in Japan's Oricon daily chart during its first day of release, and hit 10th place in the Oricon weekly chart. This record made Show the first Taiwanese male singer to be on the Oricon chart after Teresa Teng.
On June 20, 2012, his second Japanese single "Magic" was released.
His first Japanese Studio Album was released on September 19, 2012. However, the planned trip to Japan to promote his album was not eventuated due to political uproar over the Senkaku Islands between Japan, Taiwan and China.
Gold Typhoon (2008–2013)
In 2008 Show joined forces with Gold Typhoon (Taiwan) and released his sixth album Trendy Man. Yet, his father passed away while Show had regained notable success across the music, TV hosting and acting careers.
On September 19, 2009, Show represented Taiwan and performed at the 6th Asia Song Festival, held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in South Korea. "Asia Song Festival to celebrate its 6th anniversary"] Korea Herald. March 30, 2010.
Rashomon, was released in 2010, it held the number one spot on G-music, and the album sold 150,000 copies.
Show released his 8th studio album, Only You, on February 18, 2011, the album sold more than 150,000 copies.
Show's 9th album, 9ood Show was released on April 6, 2012. For this album, Show and Rainie Yang teamed up with Tourism Australia to film a short film featuring tourist attractions in Melbourne, Tasmania, and Sydney. "Asian superstars to advocate Australia"] February 29, 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-03</ref>
In November 2012, Show announced his new world tour OVER THE LIMIT, starting in 2013 in Taipei Arena.
Sony Music (2013-present)
In August 2013 Show had joined Sony Music along with Elva Hsiao. He also released a Japanese album and went on a Japanese Tour with Rainie Yang to make up for the cancelled tour in 2011. He also released Lion Roar, which became the third consecutive album to reach over 150,000 copies. In the album, he wrote the Taiwanese lyrics for You Are Mine, which is his first Taiwanese hip-hop song, yet the lyrics were a sad ballad based on his parents' relationship.
|June 9, 2007||Shanghai, China||Shanghai Grand Stage||Twins – Duet: "Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|June 30, 2007||Nanjing, China||Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium||Jolin Tsai|
|August 4, 2007||Beijing, China||Beijing Chaoyang Park|
|December 1, 2007||Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|December 18, 2007||Wuxi, Jiangsu, China||Wuxi New Sports Stadium|
|November 17, 2007||Taipei, Taiwan||Taipei Arena||
Karen Mok – Dance Jolin Tsai – duet: "Tian Kong"
|November 18, 2007||
Elva Hsiao – duet: "Bai Gei Ni"
|February 23, 2008||Hong Kong||West Kowloon Pop TV Arena||Lollipop|
|February 24, 2008||Rainie Yang|
|December 27, 2008||Guangzhou, China||Tianhe Stadium||Energy – duet: "Yi Qi Zou Ba"|
|May 2, 2009||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao||Rainie Yang – duet: "Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|November 26, 2009||Connecticut, USA||Mohegan Sun Arena||Rainie Yang – duet: "Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|April 24, 2010||Tokyo, Japan||Shibuya-AX|
|April 30, 2010||Hong Kong||Hong Kong Coliseum||Stefanie Sun – duet："Di Yi Tian"|
|May 1, 2010||Rainie Yang – duet："In Your Eyes"|
|May 2, 2010||Lollipop – duet："Cheng Yao"|
|May 15, 2010||Taipei, Taiwan||Taipei Arena||Sammi Cheng – duet："Mei Fei Se Wu"|
|May 16, 2010 (matinee)||Elva Hsiao – duet: "WOW!"|
|May 16, 2010||A-Mei – duet："Xia Tian De Lang Hua"|
|May 22, 2010||Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium||Wong JingLun – duet："Hu Die Xiu"|
|June 26, 2010||Wuhan, Hubei China||Hankou Cultural Sports Centre||Blue Bird & Flying Fish|
|August 7, 2010||Shanghai, China||Hongkou Gymnasium||Mayday – duet："Li Kai Di Qiu Biao Mian"|
|August 28, 2010||Chengdu, China||Chengdu Sports Centre||Jane Zhang|
|October 30, 2010||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao|
|November 5, 2010||Zhejiang, Hangzhou, China||Zhejiang Huanglong Sports Center||Cyndi Wang – duet："Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|November 13, 2010||Beijing, China||Wukesong Indoor Stadium|
|March 5, 2011||Guangzhou, China||Tianhe Stadium||Lollipop F – duet and dance: "Cheng Yao"|
|2011 Show Luo '10001st Night' Encore World Live Tour|
|March 19, 2011||Taichung, Taiwan||National Taiwan College of Physical Education||Dee Hsu – Dance|
|April 1, 2011||Sydney, Australia||Acer Arena|
|April 8, 2011||Melbourne, Australia||Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre|
|April 16, 2011||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Putra Indoor Stadium, Bukit Jalil|
|May 7, 2011||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao|
|May 14, 2011||Singapore, Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|May 21, 2011||Shanghai, China||Shanghai Arena||Zhou Bichang|
|July 10, 2011||Hong Kong||Hong Kong Coliseum||Joey Yung – duet："Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|July 11, 2011||Rainie Yang – duet："Ren Yi Men"|
|July 12, 2011||Sandra Ng – duet： "Xiang Lian Ke Bi Ceng Xiang Ren"|
|August 13, 2011||Kaohsiung, Taiwan||Kaohsiung Arena||4 Heavenly Kings – "Cha Cha Wu Chi"|
|September 5, 2011||New Jersey||Borgata Hotel and Casino|
|September 10, 2011||Indio, California||Fantasy Springs Resort Casino|
|September 11, 2011||San Jose, California||San Jose State University Event Center|
|October 13, 2011||Quanzhou, China|
|January 4, 2013||Taipei, Taiwan||Taipei Arena|
|January 5, 2013||Elva Hsiao – duet: "WOW!"|
|January 6, 2013(matinee)||Pauline Lan|
|January 6, 2013||Jolin Tsai|
|January 18, 2013||Hong Kong||Hong Kong Coliseum||Jimmy Lin|
|January 19, 2013||Alex To|
|January 20, 2013||Vivian Chow – duet："Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|January 21, 2013||Alan Tam|
|March 1, 2013||Singapore, Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|April 13, 2013||Shanghai, China|
|April 20, 2013||Guangzhou, China||Guangzhou Gymnasium|
|May 3, 2013||Malaysia||Arena of Stars|
|May 4, 2013|
|May 11, 2013||Beijing, China||MasterCard Center|
|May 25, 2013||Chengdu, China|
|September 1, 2013||Melbourne, Australia||Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre|
|October 5, 2013||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao|
|October 26, 2013||Toronto, Canada||Hershey Centre|
|October 29, 2013||Vancouver, Canada||Rogers Arena|
|2013||San Francisco, United States of America||Cow Palace|
TV Drama Series
- Shao nian liang zhu- The young of Liang Shan Bo and Zhu Ying Tai - 2000
- Hi! Working Girl – 2003
- Outsiders II- 2004
- Corner With Love – 2007
- Hot Shot – 2008
- Hi My Sweetheart – 2009
- HeartBeat Love – 2012
- Two and Half Detectives- 1999
- Expect A Miracle – 2001
- Chicken Little / as Chicken Little (Mandarin, Voice only) 2005
- The Bee Movie / as Barry Bee Benson (Mandarin, Voice Only) 2007
- September 30, 2002 – Zhu Shi Hui She (Autobiography)
- October 9, 2007 – Show on Stage (Concert)
- December 24, 2010 – Logic (Co-written with his mother)
Awards and nominations
- "Show Luo is jealous of local host Lee Teng" July, 2010. Retrieved 2013-04-30
- "Top 20 Chinese celebrities in 2012" Retrieved 2013-04-30
- "Show Luo's new Japanese Single "Dante" places 10th in Japan Oricon Charts" February 23. 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-01.
- (Chinese) "罗志祥2011舞法舞天广州演唱会" March 5, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-12
- (Chinese) "舞法舞天 罗志祥世界巡回演唱会 墨尔本站" Retrieved 2011-03-04
- "Show Luo (Dance Without Limits 3D) Concert 16 April 2011" Retrieved 2011-02-28
- "羅志祥舞法舞天之一萬零一夜演唱會 澳門站" Retrieved 2011-03-30
- (Chinese) "Rainie Yang special guest at Show Luo concert Hong Kong" Now News. July 14, 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-18
- "Show Luo becomes an author and gets some motherly advice" November 30, 2010. Retrieved 05-03-2013.
- (Chinese) Univerises Entertainment Marketing Ltd Show's official profile
- (Chinese) 'I Love Super' Mars Entertainment Blogs Show's official blog
- (Chinese) Show Luo@Gold Typhoon Taiwan
- (Chinese) Stage Hyaline of World
- (English) Show Luo – Bio, News, Images, Album releases (Gold Typhoon)