Leah Dou

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Leah Dou
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
PinyinDòu Jìngtóng (Mandarin)
Born (1997-01-03) 3 January 1997 (age 21)
Beijing, China
Alma materInterlochen Arts Academy[citation needed]
Parents

Dou Jingtong (born 3 January 1997), also known as Leah Dou, is a Chinese singer-songwriter who primarily sings in English. She is the daughter of Chinese musicians Dou Wei and Faye Wong. She first contributed her voice to her mother's work "童(Tong)" when she was 1 year old in 1998. In 2011, Leah Dou formed her first band and became the lead singer. In 2012, she released the first song "With You". In 2013, she launched second personal original single "On the Beach", in the same year, she released third personal original single "Blue Flamingo". She debuted in 2015 in a performance in Tokyo. Later in Clockenflap 2015, she debuted in Hong Kong. She released her first single River Run on December 11, 2015, selling 25,000 copies on QQ Music in three days.[1] Her second single Brother was released in 2016 for a Chinese Shu Uemura campaign. In 2016, she won the QQ New Female Artist Of The Year.[2]

Dou has one half sister, Li Yan, Lyla (李嫣), child of her mother, Faye Wong and her stepfather, Chinese actor Li Yapeng.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Label Release Date Track listing
Stone Café Grey Waters 2016.4.22
  1. My Days
  2. Bitter Sweet
  3. Waiting On Gregory
  4. Lola
  5. The Way
  6. Explosions
  7. Drive
  8. River Run
  9. May Rain
  10. Chimes
  11. Blue Flamingo (Bonus Track)
  12. Brother (Japanese bonus track)
  13. Dreams (Japanese bonus track)
Kids Only Grey Waters 2017.9.19
  1. Wu
  2. Kids Only
  3. Whister's Riddle
  4. No Crisis
  5. Interlude
  6. Jungle Pink
  7. Blooming
  8. Kids Only Anthem
  9. Cherry Blossom Tree
  10. July

EPs[edit]

Title Label Release Date Track listing
My Days Universal Music Japan 2016.4.27
  1. My Days
  2. River Run
  3. Brother
  4. My Days (instrumental)
  5. River Run (instrumental)
  6. Brother (instrumental)

Singles[edit]

Release Date Title Label
2016.9.2 (It's not a crime) It's just what we do Grey Waters
2017.8.30 See You Again Grey Waters
2018.8.11 Island Love Grey Waters

Other original songs[edit]

  • "With You"
  • "On the Beach"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Award Work Result Ref
2016 QQ Music Awards QQ New Female Artist of the Year Herself Won [3]
QQ Most Searched Artist of the Year Won
Golden Horse Awards (It's Not A Crime) It's Just What We Do Best Original Song Written For Motion Picture Nominated

See also[edit]

  • Sing and Play — the final track "Tong" features Leah's voice when she was 1
  • Lovers & Strangers — the title track "Zhi Ai Mosheng Ren" features Leah's voice when she was 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chen Nan (December 21, 2015). "Music industry dreaming of China streaming". China Daily. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  2. ^ QQ Music Awards 2016 List of winners
  3. ^ QQ Music Awards 2016 List of winners

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