Angela Chang

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Angela Chang
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Angela Chang in Taipei
Background information
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Zhāng Shàohán (Mandarin)
Born (1982-01-19) 19 January 1982 (age 35)
Taoyuan, Taiwan
Occupation Singer, actress
Years active 2000–present
Genre(s) Mandopop
Instrument(s) Vocals
Label(s) Wonderful Music (2012–present)
Linfair Records (2000–2012)

Angela Chang (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhāng Shàohán; born 19 January 1982) is a Taiwanese singer and actress.

Early years[edit]

Her parents are 張志宏 and 姜柔伊. She has a younger sister Connie (張韶軒) and a younger brother (張韶杰). Chang is a Hakka from Zhongli, Taoyuan. At 10 years old, she moved to Singapore to study. A few months later she moved back to Zhongli because she was not able to adapt there. Her family later migrated to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[1] She studied in Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School.

Career[edit]

Her popularity rose as she became the main lead of Taiwan hit TV Drama My MVP Valentine with Taiwanese boy band 5566, followed by a role as the main lead of another Taiwan hit TV Drama At Dolphin Bay alongside Wallace Huo, in which she also sang the ending theme song. She has been nominated twice for Best Actress at the Golden Bell Awards in Taiwan. And she also has been nominated twice for Best Singer at the Golden Melody Awards in Taiwan. In 2010, Angela Chang became the spokesperson of World Expo Shanghai and sing the song of the theme The window of the city.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Release date Label
2004 Over The Rainbow January 2004 Linfair Records
2004 Aurora December 2004 Linfair Records
2006 Pandora January 2006 Linfair Records
2007 Flower in the Wonderland January 2007 Linfair Records
2007 Ang 5.0 December 2007 Linfair Records
2009 The 5th Season September 2009 Linfair Records
2012 Visible Wings October 2012 Wonderful Music
2014 Angela Zhang March 2014 Wonderful Music
2016 Head Over Heels July 2016 Wonderful Music

Collaboration[edit]

Year Title Notes
2004 "Adoration to Happiness" ("快樂崇拜") duet with Wilber Pan
2007 "Blue Eyes" ("藍眼睛") duet with Sodagreen
- "3 People" ("仨人") with Claire Guo and Christine Fan
- "The Star with a Smile" ("微笑的起點") with Claire Guo and Christine Fan
2009 "Perfect" ("非常完美") with Harlem Yu
- "Forever X'mas" A commonwealth song with Elva Hsiao, Dee Hsu, Vanness Wu and Lollipop F
2014 "Wholly Love" ("完整愛") duet with Gillian Chung[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 Shadows of Love Siu Ham
2011 10+10
2005 Love Message Xue Wei

Television series[edit]

Year English title Original title Role Network Notes
2007 Romantic Princess 公主小妹 Huang Fushan / Xiao Mai CTV
2006 Bump Off Lover 17 愛殺17 Xu Yizhen / Xu Yijing / A-cat
2005 When Dolphin Loves Cat 海豚愛上貓 Ning Yingzi CTS
2004 La Robe de Mariee des cieux 天國的嫁衣 Herself Cameo
2003 At Dolphin Bay 海豚灣戀人 Yi Tian Bian (易天邊) SETTV
2002 My MVP Valentine MVP 情人 Tian Yuxi/ Xiao Xi

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref
2004 Metro Radio Hits Awards Best New Artist (Overseas) Angela Zhang Won
2005 12th Japanese Music Awards Most Popular Song (HK-Taiwan) Angela Zhang Won
Singapore Hit Awards 2005 Best Female Vocalist Angela Zhang Nominated
16th Golden Melody Awards Best Mandarin Female Singer Angela Chang for Aurora Nominated [3]
2006 41st Golden Bell Awards Best Actress Angela Zhang for Bump Off Lover 17 Nominated [4]
2007 18th Golden Melody Awards Best Mandarin Female Singer Angela Zhang Nominated
Singapore Hit Awards 2007 Best Female Artist Angela Zhang Won
Stage Presence Award Angela Zhang Won
Artist of the Year Angela Zhang Won
East-South Hits Awards
東南勁爆音樂榜
Most Popular Female Singer (HK-Taiwan) Angela Zhang Won
Best Song Won
TVB8 Gold Chart Awards
金曲榜頒獎
Most Popular Female Singer Angela Zhang Won [5]
Gold Song Awards "不痛" (Don't Hurt) Won
HITO Radio Music Awards Top 10 Songs of the Year "隱形的翅膀" (Invisible Wings) Won [6]
2008 43rd Golden Bell Awards Best Actress Angela Zhang for Romantic Princess Nominated [7]
2009 HITO Radio Music Awards Top 10 Songs of the Year "不想懂得" (Don't Want to Understand) from Ang 5.0 Won [8]
2013 HITO Radio Music Awards Stage Interpretation Angela Chang Won
2013 HITO Radio Music Awards Good Sound Angela Chang Won
2014 Global Chinese Music Awards Best Album Angela Zhang Won
2014 Global Chinese Music Awards Best Album Producer Angela Zhang Won
2014 Global Chinese Music Awards Best All Around Artist Angela Zhang Won
2017 HITO Radio Music Awards Stage Interpretation Angela Chang Won
2017 Global Chinese Golden Chart The Most Popular Female Singer Angela Zhang Won
2017 MusicRadio Chinese TOP Music Awards Best Female Singer Angela Zhang Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "张韶涵是道地客家人,外婆拿手的自然是客家汤圆". 
  2. ^ Gillian Chung Releases New Song Featuring Angela Chang Jaynestars.com (May 31, 2014). Retrieved on June 16, 2014.
  3. ^ (in Chinese) GIO, Taiwan 16th Golden Melody Awards nomination list Archived April 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. 15 April 2005. Retrieved 2011-05-28
  4. ^ (in Chinese) Azio TV 41st Golden Bell Awards nomination list Archived October 2, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2011-06-24
  5. ^ (in Chinese) Sina.com Hong Kong TVB8 Awards 2007 winners list 16 December 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-29
  6. ^ (in Chinese) HITO Radio 2007 HITO Radio Music Awards winners list 4 February 2007. Retrieved 2011-04-20
  7. ^ (in Chinese) Taiwan Television TTV 43rd Golden Bell Awards winners and nominees list Retrieved 2011-06-24
  8. ^ (in Chinese) HITO Radio 2009 HITO Radio Music Awards winners list 15 June 2009. Retrieved 2011-04-25

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