Stanley Huang

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Stanley Huang
2007TaipeiITMonth Intel StanleyHuang.jpg
Stanley Huang at 2007 Taipei IT Month
Chinese name 黃立行 (traditional)
Chinese name 黄立行 (simplified)
Pinyin Huáng Lìxíng (Mandarin)
Origin Republic of China (Taiwan)
Born (1974-09-21) 21 September 1974 (age 39)
Taipei, Taiwan
Occupation Singer-songwriter, record producer
Genre(s) C-Pop, R&B, hip hop
Label(s) Virgin Records (2000–2005)
Capitol Records (2006–2008)
Warner Music (2008–2010)
Years active 2000–present
Associated acts L.A. Boyz, Machi
Official Website Stanley 黃立行

Stanley Huang (born 21 September 1974 in Taipei, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese-born American singer.

Early life[edit]

Huang was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is the brother of Jeffrey Huang and cousin of Steven Lin. His other cousin is Hollywood film producer Dan Lin.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Huang started his career out in the boyband L.A. Boyz with his older brother, Jeffrey and his cousin, Steven Lin.[1]

After leaving the band, Huang started a solo career with his debut album, Your Side, in 2000 and has made five studio albums as of 2008, and one compilation album in 2003. Most notable are Circus Monkey (2001) and Shades of My Mind (2004). The latter garnered him several nominations at the 16th Golden Melody Awards, Taiwan's version of the Grammys. He ended up winning the Best Male Mandarin Artist award, beating media favorites such as Leehom Wang and Jay Chou.[2] Over his career, Huang has collaborated with several singers, including Elva Hsiao, René Liu, and Jolin Tsai. Huang has also remained active in writing and producing songs for his older brother's hip-hop band, Machi. Huang has seldom received criticism for his music; in fact, many appreciate Huang's rock and heavy metal style. In 2006, Huang wrote and was featured in Jolin Tsai's song, "Nice Guy" (乖乖牌), after switching to EMI Capitol music records.

Other[edit]

Aside from music, Huang also participated in the provocative Taiwanese film, Twenty Something Taipei (台北晚9朝5), about the clubbing scene of Taipei. He has also been in featured in a 1992 video called Modern Republic (摩登共和国) when he was part of the L.A. Boyz. He has also published a book, Between Stanley, that chronicles and tells the story of being in caught in between two worlds, one of his life in LA and his roots in Taipei.[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

# Album title Release date Language(s) Label Genre
1st Your Side (妳身邊) 1 March 2000 (Worldwide) Mandarin, Taiwanese Virgin Records Mandopop
2nd Circus Monkey (馬戲團猴子) 12 January 2001 (Worldwide) Mandarin, Taiwanese Virgin Records Mandopop
3rd Stan Up 16 November 2002 (Worldwide) Mandarin Virgin Records Mandopop
4th Shades of my Mind (黑的意念) 29 October 2004 (Worldwide) Mandarin, Taiwanese Virgin Records Mandopop
5th Atheist Like Me (無神論) 5 January 2007 (Worldwide) Mandarin, English Capitol Records Mandopop
6th We All Lay Down in the End (最後只好躺下來) 5 December 2008 (Worldwide) Mandarin Warner Music Taiwan (華納唱片) Mandopop

Compilation Albums[edit]

# Album title Release date Language(s) Label Genre
1st Sound Wave (音浪) 28 November 2003 (Worldwide) Mandarin, Taiwanese Virgin Records Mandopop

Single Song[edit]

  • 3 December 2008: 皮在癢 (Pi Zai Yang)(Taiwanese Song)[3]
  • 25 August 2011: 向完美說不 (Xiang Wan Mei Shuo Bu) (Used in commercial for Mazda3 Xing Cheng)[4]

Single MV[edit]

  • 16 March 2010: 成吉思汗 (Cheng Ji Si Han) – Genghis Khan (Theme Song for Genghis Khan Online, a Chinese MMORPG online game)[5]
  • 5 December 2010: 我是明星 (Wo Shi Ming Xing) – I'm a Star (Used in commercial for Casio G-Shock)[6]

Film MV[edit]

Collaborations[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1992 Modern Republic[9] Himself
2002 Twenty Something Taipei[9] 小馬 (Xiao Ma)
2010 Go Lala Go![9] 王伟 (David)
2011 Dear Enemy (film)[9] Derek

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Huang, Stanley. "立行之間(Between Stanley)"
  2. ^ Taiwan Government Information Office – 十六屆金曲獎入圍名單
  3. ^ (Chinese) tw.kkbox.com 黃立行 【皮在癢】專輯介紹 Retrieved 2012-01-31
  4. ^ (Chinese) 黄立行代言推出单曲《向完美说不》 Retrieved 2012-01-30
  5. ^ (Chinese) tw.kkbox.com 黃立行 【成吉思汗】專輯介紹 Retrieved 2012-01-31
  6. ^ (Chinese) tw.kkbox.com 黃立行 【我是明星】專輯介紹 Retrieved 2012-01-31
  7. ^ (Chinese) ent.sina.com.cn 《杜拉拉》主题曲MV首播 黄立行当摄影师玩自拍 Retrieved 2012-01-30
  8. ^ (Chinese) ent.ifeng.com 《亲密敌人》主题曲发布会 老徐黄立行透露爱情禁忌 Retrieved 2012-01-30
  9. ^ a b c d "Stanley Huang". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 

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