Liu Xijun

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Sara Liu Xijun
Chinese name 劉惜君 (traditional)
Chinese name 刘惜君 (simplified)
Pinyin Líu Xījūn (Mandarin)
Jyutping Lau4 Sik1 Gwan1 (Cantonese)
Birth name 刘惜君
Origin Meizhou, Guangdong
Born (1988-04-30) April 30, 1988 (age 28)
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Other name(s) Sara
Occupation Singer
Genre(s) Mandopop
Label(s) Classic Music Queen in Mainland China 2009 EE-Media (2009-present)
Years active 2005–present
Ancestry Hakka
Website [blog.sina.com.cn/xijun430]
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Liu.

Sara Liu Xijun (simplified Chinese: 刘惜君; traditional Chinese: 劉惜君; pinyin: Líu Xījūn; Jyutping: Lau4 Sik1 Gwan1), is a Chinese pop singer who rose to fame through televised singing competitions. Born April 30, 1988 in Shenzhen, Guangdong of Hakka Meixian ancestry. . A singer and rank fifth on the fourth season (2009) of a singing contest in China, Super Girls (Chinese: 快乐女声), or Happy Girl.[1]

Career Life[edit]

  • In 2009, Liu Xijun decided to take part in Hunan TV famous show Super Girl while she failed to become Hunan TV Super Girl nationwide top 3. Her attendance experience is listed below.
  • Personal Experience:
  • In 2003, Liu Xijun started to show her shining talent, she was awarded as top 10 school singer in Shenzhen shatoujiao school singing competition.
  • At February, 2004, when the little xijun was only fifteen years old, she won

the champion of a local famous singing competition, which was host by Shenzhen Aoqi Music Inc, and then signed by this music company.

Super Girl[edit]

  • In March 2009, she attended a TV show hosted by Zhejiang TV, representing Shenzhen City. Liu Xijun joined the Super Girl 2009 competition. Her goal was to be top 20 in Guangdong Province and top 300 nationwide. She became the top 60 nationwide on June 13, 2009. With her outstanding talent, she later become nationwide top 20.
  • On June 26, 2009, Liu Xijun beat Zeng Yike by just one vote at Super Girl national competition and became the third Super Girl top 10 competitor.
  • On July 17, 2009, she competed with Yu Kewei to be the cover girl for the fashion magazine, ELLE.
  • On July 24, 2009, Liu Xijun was ranked fourth in Round 2 of the Super Girl National final competition.
  • On August 1, 2009, she was voted fourth in Round 3 of the Super Girl National final competition; advancing past Tan Lina to become nationwide top 7.
  • On August 8, 2009, Liu Xijun sang "Sky", and moved all the judges and brought them to their feet; however, she failed to become ELLE cover girl that week.
  • On August 15, 2009, she beat Tan Lina in the final PK and became one of the top 5 finalists in the Super Girl.
  • On August 22, 2009, Liu Xijun together with Yu Haomin, sang the classical song "Embrace" and high acclaim from the judges and the audience.

Unfortunately, Liu Xijun lost her challenge to Yu Kewei with her song of "I Only Care for You". Even with her defeat, Liu left the stage gracefully with a smile on her beautiful face.

Name Song Origin outcome
Guangzhou elimination competition 《崇拜》 Fish Leong Safe
《那些花儿》 Pu Shu / Christine Fan
《把耳朵叫醒》 Jin Haixin
Guangzhou elimination competition 30/50 《下一个天亮》 Guo Jing Safe
Guangzhou elimination competition 20/30 《伤痕》 Lin Ylian Safe
National elimination competition 60/300 《到不了》 Christine Fan Safe
National elimination competition 20/60 《我期待》 Zhang Yusheng Safe
《疯子》 Xu Peizhe
National elimination competition 10/18 《暧昧》 Hou Xiangting Safe
《爱笑的眼睛》 Vivian Hsu
National elimination competition 7/10 round 1 《祝福》 Sally Yeh Through
《下一个天亮》 Guo Jing
National elimination competition 7/10 round 2 《南海姑娘》 Teresa Teng Through
《怎样》 Dai Peini
National elimination competition 7/10 round 3 《万水千山总是情》 Wang Minggui Safe
《大海》 Zhang Yusheng
National elimination competition 6/7 《野百合也有春天》 Pan Yueyun & Meng Tingwei Safe
《天空》 Faye Wong
《等你爱我》 Chen Ming
National elimination competition 5/6 《亲爱的小孩》 Su Rui Safe
Think of Me Emmy Rossum
Zai shui yi fang Teresa Teng
National elimination competition 4/5 《深情相拥》 Winnie Hsin & Leslie Cheung Eliminated
《牵手》 Su Rui
《枉凝眉》 Chen Li

Musical style[edit]

Liu Xijun has high personal music recognition accuracy in terms of her voice, therefore, people can easily distinguish her voice by listening her songs. Liu Xijun’s musical style could be categorized as classical pop music, such as Deng Lijun, she owned nearly all the characters which Chinese traditional singers have had. Even though her songs still have her own features, taking Love Garden for instance, this song is a standard pop music, depicting a tale of girl’s first love. Having experienced Super Girl 2009 is her precious fortune, Liu Xijun improved her singing skills greatly through this procedure, she signed with EEMEDIA after Super Girl, started her new music career.

Discography[edit]

Albums and EPs (extended plays)[edit]

Album Type Album Information Track listing
1st EP Sara
  • Released: 1 December 2007
  • Label: AO Music
2nd EP Sara's Sky
(君临天下)
  • Released: 1 July 2008
  • Label: AO Music
1st Studio The Love Garden
(爱情花园)
  • Released: 11 February 2010
  • Label: AO Music
2nd Studio Morning
(拂晓)
  • Released: 25 May 2011
  • Label: Liyin International
3rd Studio Cherish· Jun
(惜·君)
  • Released: 15 December 2012
  • Label: Liyin International
4rd Studio When everything around was empty
(當我身邊空無一人)
  • Released: 13 November 2015
  • Label: Asia Muse Entertainment

Singles[edit]

  1. The Highest of All (高高至上) 27 February 2010
  2. The Rhododendron Flower Blooms Again (羊角花又开) 12 August 2010

Promotional songs[edit]

Year Song Title
2005
  • Free Bird
  • QQ正传
  • 高高至上
  • 快乐为你
2007
  • 冬季
  • Free bird
  • crazy summer
2008
  • just one night
  • 爱你的人
  • Love Garden
2009
  • 退出
2010
  • 高高至上
  • 羊角花又开
2011
  • 怎么唱情歌
  • 拂晓

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Super Girls 2009 main page.

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