Dancing Diva

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Dancing Diva
JolinDancingDiva.jpg
Standard edition artwork
Studio album by Jolin Tsai
Released May 12, 2006
Recorded 2006
Studio Mega Force Studio, Platinum Studio, Impact Studio
Genre Pop
Length 42:53
Language Chinese
Label Capitol
Producer Adia, Paul Lee, Paula Ma, Yuri Chan, Peter Lee, Stanley Huang
Jolin Tsai chronology
J-Top
(2006)
Dancing Diva
(2006)
Dancing Forever
(2006)
Jolin Tsai studio album chronology
J-Game
(2005)
Dancing Diva
(2006)
Agent J
(2007)

Dancing Diva (Chinese: 舞孃) is the eighth studio album by Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai. It was released on 12 May 2006, by Capitol Music Taiwan. Emboldened by her success, Tsai signed a recording deal with Capitol where she immediately began working on her next release in February 2006.[1] In May 2006, Tsai debuted the title track, "Dancing Diva", at the MTV Asia Awards 2006, and sparked controversy for the dance moves of rhythmic gymnastics during performing the song.[2] The sexually-charged album exceeded all expectations by selling more than 2.5 millions copies in Asia,[3] with more than 260,000 copies sold in Taiwan alone,[4] and became the best-selling album of the year in Taiwan.[4] The fourth track, "Pretence", reached number 3 on the Hit FM Top 100 Singles of the Year.[5] The title track, "Dancing Diva", reached number 14 on the chart.[5] The third track, "A Wonder in Madrid", reached number 33 on the chart.[5] The album earned Tsai two Golden Melody Award nominations for Best Mandarin Album and Best Mandarin Female Singer, and she finally won for Best Mandarin Female Singer and Most Popular Female Singer (popular vote).[6]

Track listing[edit]

Dancing Diva – Standard edition
No.TitleLyricsMusicProducer(s)Length
1."Pulchritude" (玩美)Luke TsuiLars Quang, Thea WinkelmannAdia3:33
2."Dancing Diva" (舞孃)Issac ChenMiriam Nervo, Liv Nervo, Greg KurstinAdia3:04
3."A Wonder in Madrid" (馬德里不思議)Alang HuangHagen TroyPaul Lee3:35
4."Pretence" (假裝)Howard ChiangHoward KuPaula Ma5:18
5."Attraction of Sexy Lips" (唇唇欲動)Sunny LeeTerry LeeAdia3:11
6."Love in the Shape of a Heart" (心型圈)Vincent FangYuri ChanYuri Chan4:10
7."Heart Breaking Day" (離人節)Matthew YenAlex FungPeter Lee4:12
8."Mr. Q"Issac ChenMiriam Nervo, Olivia Nervo, Ben Thomas, Dele LadimejiAdia3:20
9."Nice Guy" (乖乖牌 feat. Stanley Huang)Luke TsuiStanley HuangStanley Huang3:19
10."The Finale" (最終話)AshinPeter LeePaul Lee4:39
11."The Prologue" (開場白)Jolin TsaiSung Nien-yuPeter Lee4:32
Total length:42:53

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jolin Tsai sign for Capitol Taiwan, reunion with mentor - Yummy! Celebrities". Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  2. ^ "Asia's Music Stars Shine at MTV Asia Awards". english.cri.cn. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  3. ^ Editors, AskMen. "Jolin Tsai". AskMen. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  4. ^ a b "蔡依林十年音乐路③:EMI时期"流行教主"_娱乐_腾讯网". ent.qq.com. Retrieved 2016-10-09. 
  5. ^ a b c "Hitoradio‧Hit Fm --華人音樂入口指標". www.hitoradio.com. Retrieved 2016-10-08. 
  6. ^ "Jolin Tsai Biggest Winner at Golden Melody Awards -- china.org.cn". www.china.org.cn. Retrieved 2016-10-08.