Jay Chou discography

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Jay Chou discography
Jay Chou in Seoul.jpg
Jay Chou at the premiere of Secret, Seoul, South Korea (2008)
Studio albums 14
Live albums 5
Compilation albums 3
EPs 4
Soundtrack albums 2
Concert Live DVD 5

This is the discography of Taiwanese Mandopop musician, singer-songwriter and music producer, Jay Chou (Chinese: 周杰倫). In 1998 he was discovered in a talent contest and started his music career as a songwriter. In 2000, Chou released his eponymous debut album, Jay, under the record company Alfa Music. Since then he has released one album per year except in 2009, 2013, and 2015. Chou is a Golden Melody Awards winner and has won the World Music Award four times.

He has, since 2007, been running his own record company JVR Music, with partners Vincent Fang and JunRong Yang. The name is derive from the initials of the three men, and it also stands for "Just Very Romantic".[1] Chou's albums released by Alfa Music and JVR Music are distributed by Sony Music Taiwan.

Albums[edit]

Studio[edit]

# Name Released date Label Sales in Asia
(millions)
1st Jay (周杰倫同名專輯) 7 November 2000 Alfa Music
2nd Fantasy (范特西) 1 September 2001 Alfa Music
3rd The Eight Dimensions (八度空間) 19 July 2002 Alfa Music
4th Yeh Hui-mei (葉惠美) 31 July 2003 Alfa Music 3 [2]
5th Common Jasmin Orange (七里香) 3 August 2004 Alfa Music 4 [3][4]
6th November's Chopin (十一月的蕭邦) 1 November 2005 Alfa Music [5][6]
7th Still Fantasy (依然范特西) 5 September 2006 Alfa Music [7][8]
0.181 (Taiwan)[9]
8th On the Run (我很忙) 2 November 2007 JVR Music
9th Capricorn (魔杰座) 14 October 2008 JVR Music
10th The Era (跨時代) 18 May 2010 JVR Music 0.110 (Taiwan)[10]
11th Exclamation Mark (驚嘆號) 11 November 2011 JVR Music
12th Opus 12 (十二新作) 28 December 2012 JVR Music
13th Aiyo, Not Bad (唉呦,不錯哦) 26 December 2014 JVR Music 0.15 (China)[11]
14th Jay Chou's Bedtime Stories (周杰倫的床邊故事) 24 June 2016 JVR Music 1 (China)[11]

Live[edit]

Extended plays (EP)[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

  • 2007 – Secret (不能說的秘密 電影原聲帶) (13 August 2007)
  • 2013 – The Rooftop (天台 電影原聲帶) (12 July 2013)

Compilations[edit]

  • 2002 – Partners (26 April 2002)
  • 2005 – Initial J (31 August 2005)
  • 2009 - Dragon Rider (龍戰騎士) (20 January 2009) - compilation of On the Run and Capricorn music videos
  • 2012 - J Moment (17 July 2012) - compilation of The Era and Exclamation Mark music videos and behind-the-scenes

Other songs[edit]

  • 2008 - "千山萬水" Qian Shan Wan Shui - Official song for the 2008 Summer Olympics; recorded in The Official Album for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  • 2011 - "天地一鬥" Tian Di Yi Dou - Commercial song for Sprite in mainland China/Taiwan; recorded in The Crew 樂酷‧概念合輯
  • 2011 - "麥烝瑋" Mai Zheng Wei - Recorded in The Crew 樂酷‧概念合輯
  • 2016 - "英雄" Ying Xiong - Commercial song for League of Legends in mainland China/Taiwan

Collaborations[edit]

Songs[edit]

  • 2005 – "珊瑚海" (Coral Sea) from November's Chopin features Lara Veronin
  • 2006 – "千里之外" (Faraway) from Still Fantasy features Fei Yu-ching
  • 2008 – "蛇舞" (Snake Dance) from Capricorn features Lara Veronin
  • 2008 – "流浪詩人" (Wandering Poet) from Capricorn features Gary Yang
  • 2010 – "愛的飛行日記" (Diary: Fly for Love) from The Era features Gary Yang
  • 2010 – "你是我的OK繃" (You Are my OK) from The Drifters by The Drifters features Jay Chou

Composition[edit]

Songs composed by Chou for other artists

Music videos[edit]

Music videos directed by Chou for other artists
  • 2004 – "家" (Home) from Nan Quan Mama's Summer by Nan Quan Mama
  • 2005 – "不作你的朋友" (Not Gonna Be Your Friend) from Once Upon a Time by S.H.E
  • 2010 – "你是我的OK繃" (You Are my OK) from The Drifters by The Drifters

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Chinese) JVR Music 杰威爾音樂 About JVR Music Retrieved 2011-07-01
  2. ^ (in Chinese) XINHUANET.com Yeh Hui-mei sales in Asia is rising 《叶惠美》亚洲销量节节攀升 10 September 2003. Retrieved 2011-02-28
  3. ^ (in Chinese) Sina.com 周杰伦:新声代之王 8 January 2007.
  4. ^ "Common Jasmin Orange sells three million/ Jay Chou is full of pride" (in Chinese). southcn.com. 14 September 2004. Retrieved 2007-06-02. 
  5. ^ "2005 Celebrities countdown no. 7—Jay Chou" (Web article) (in Chinese). sina.com.cn. 31 December 2005. Retrieved 2007-06-02. 
  6. ^ "November's Chopin sells 2.5 million copies/ Jay Chou is the king of Taiwan" (in Chinese). tom.com. 24 December 2005. Retrieved 2007-06-02. 
  7. ^ "New album sold 3 million copies in Asia/ Jay Chou with poor enunciation blames Vincent Fang" (in Chinese). enorth.com.cn. 19 October 2006. Retrieved 2007-06-02. 
  8. ^ "Jay Chou celebrates/ Wishes to collaborate with Song Zu Ying" (in Chinese). www.yanti.gov.cn. 18 October 2006. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-02. 
  9. ^ (in Chinese) Sohu.com Jay Chou beats Jolin Tsai: Year-end sales chart released 5 January 2007. Retrieved 2011-03-21
  10. ^ (in Chinese) Apple Daily 年度唱片銷量 小豬15.5萬張 首度踹下雙J 登基唱銷王 12 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-05-18
  11. ^ a b "Star, reinvented". QQ music. China Daily. July 25, 2016. Retrieved March 19, 2017. 
  12. ^ (in Chinese) Sina.com 周杰伦为Angelababy量身打造主题曲 25 April 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-16

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