|Chinese name||羅志祥 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||罗志祥 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Luó Zhìxiáng (Mandarin)|
|Ethnicity||Han Chinese and Amis|
30 July 1979 |
|Occupation||Singer, dancer, and actor.|
|Genre(s)||Mandopop , Dance|
|Label(s)||EMI Entertainment (Taiwan) Ltd. (2014-present)
Pony Canyon (2011-present)
Show Luo (simplified Chinese: 罗志祥; traditional Chinese: 羅志祥; pinyin: Luó Zhìxiáng; born July 30, 1979), sometimes credited as Show Lo, is a Taiwanese singer, actor and host. He was commonly known by his Chinese nickname Xiao Zhu (Little Pig) due to being overweight during his middle school years. He was also commonly known as “Asia’s Dance King” by the Taiwanese media for his dance skills. He is well known for hosting the Taiwanese variety show 100% Entertainment.
Show was born into a musical family. His father was a host and his mother was a Taiwanese Aborigine singer. Their job was holding entertainment shows for different events such as the wedding. Show started playing drums when he was three and performed onstage during his childhood. He won a silver award at a singing contest when he was only 7.
In 2006, he created his own fashion brand called STAGE. Now this fashion store has branches in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore and succeeded in the fashion trend in Asia during the recent years.
Show Luo became the spokesperson for Love Blind Charity in 2008. Next year, he was asked to become the leader of “Love Blind promise Career Starter Class”. The Love Blind Charity hope Show Luo can gathering everyone’s power to help people with vision disability find a job. Show Luo encouraged people to put the coins into the donation box instead of their wallets. This money might give people with vision disability more opportunities. Show also designed some items for charity sales.
Show Luo was the second highest-paid Taiwanese celebrity of 2012. In order to celebrate the ranking, he decided to treat his mother, the employees of his management company Universes Entertainment, and his best friends the Party Boys, to a trip to the Maldives after Lunar New Year. The entire trip cost about 6.3 million TWD with a total of 35 people, which will be paid by Show. Treating his coworkers to vacations in the past years has become one of his habits. Show treated his coworkers to a vacation in Hawaii.
- 1 Career
- 2 Concerts
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Books
- 5 Awards and nominations
- 6 Endorsement
- 7 References
- 8 External links
In 1996, Show entered the entertainment industry by contesting in a musical competition where he impersonated Aaron Kwok. Along with 3 other contestants, they debuted as a quartet boy band in Taiwan. The boy band quickly disbanded as two members left for compulsory military service, which Show was exempted from because he has Gluteal Fibrotic Contracture (commonly known as frog extremity). Despite his athletic abilities and endurance, he also suffers from Mitral valve prolapse syndrome, so he cannot consume any foods containing caffeine. That same year, he formed the group ROMEO with Ou Di. They released two albums, but the group soon disbanded as Ou Di left for the military.
From 2000–2002 Show concentrated on hosting several variety shows, he was given the "Triple Crown" title for hosting the three most popular variety shows at that time. However, all three shows were cancelled by 2003.
Avex Taiwan (2003–2007)
In 2003, Show signed with Avex Taiwan and launched his solo career with the release of his first album ShowTime, selling over 80,000 copies.
For his second album, Expert Show, he collaborated with his co-host Xiao S on the duet "Lian Ai Da Ren". Show released his third album Hypnosis Show in 2005. He worked with Jolin Tsai for the first lead dance track "Zhen Ming Tian Zi" and filmed the MV with her.
The year after, he released his fourth album SPESHOW on November 17, 2006. The lead track, "Jing Wu Men" is a cover of "James Dean (I Wanna Know)" by Daniel Bedingfield. For the album, he sang a full length English song for the first time, "Twinkle", with Japanese singer Kumi Koda
Show released his fifth album Show Your Dance on November 16, 2007; he sang the duet "Bai Gei Ni" with Elva Hsiao.
Pony Canyon (2011–present)
In 2011, Show signed with Pony Canyon Japan. His first Japanese single "Dante" was released on February 15, 2012. This song made it to the 5th place in Japan's Oricon daily chart during its first day of release, and hit 10th place in the Oricon weekly chart. This record made Show the first Taiwanese male singer to be on the Oricon chart after Teresa Teng.
On June 20, 2012, his second Japanese single "Magic" was released.
His Japanese Studio Album "The Show" was released on September 19, 2012. However, the planned trip to Japan to promote his album was not eventuated due to political uproar over the Senkaku Islands between Japan, Taiwan and China.
Gold Typhoon (2008–2013)
In 2008 Show joined forces with Gold Typhoon (Taiwan) and released his sixth album Trendy Man.
On September 19, 2009, Show represented Taiwan and performed at the 6th Asia Song Festival, held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in South Korea. "Asia Song Festival to celebrate its 6th anniversary"] Korea Herald. March 30, 2010.
Rashomon, was released in 2010, it held the number one spot on G-music, and the album sold 150,000 copies.
Show released his 8th studio album, Only You, on February 18, 2011, the album sold more than 150,000 copies.
Show's 9th album, 9ood Show was released on April 6, 2012. For this album, Show and real-life partner Rainie Yang teamed up with Tourism Australia to film a short romance film featuring tourist attractions in Melbourne, Tasmania, and Sydney.
In November 2012, Show announced his new world tour OVER THE LIMIT, starting from January 2013 in Taipei Arena.
Sony Music (2013-2014)
In August 2013 Show had joined Sony Music along with Elva Hsiao. He went on a Japanese Tour with partner Rainie Yang to make up for the cancelled tour in 2011. He also released Lion Roar, which became the fourth consecutive album to reach over 150,000 copies. In the album, he wrote the Taiwanese lyrics for the love song "You Are Mine", which is his first Taiwanese hip-hop song. In his words, the song is about the kind of love that never ends and continues beyond this life, written based on his own experience of a love as deep as that of his parents.
In December 2013, Show announced his new encore world tour of OVER THE LIMIT, DANCE SOUL RETURNS, starting from January 2014 in Kaohsiung Arena.
EMI Music Taiwan (2014-present)
In 2014, Show joined EMI Music Taiwan along with Rainie Yang and A-mei. He also has joined the famous Chinese variety show Go Fighting! with k-pop idol, Zhang Yi Xing, Sun Honglei, Huang Lei, Huang Bo and Wang Xun.
Reality Show (2015)
Show Luo’s 11th album “Reality Show” being released on Nov 20th. Show has turned his own feelings into the songs. He said his life are mixed with both ‘Reality’ and ‘Show’. Therefore, he uses his humor to deliver his observation for lives. In order to promote the first single in the album, Show has invited many celebrities to make a sentence with the phrase “Let Go”. Actually, the first single was written by Show Luo. The main meaning of the song is to use the power of music to fight against cyberbully.
- Studio albums
- Show Time (2003)
- Expert Show (2004)
- Hypnosis Show (2005)
- Speshow (2006)
- Show Your Dance (2007)
- Trendy Man (2008)
- Rashomon (2010)
- Only for You (2011)
- 9ood Show (2012)
- The Show (2012) (Japanese studio album)
- Lion Roar (2013)
- Reality Show? (2015)
|June 9, 2007||Shanghai, China||Shanghai Grand Stage||Twins – Duet: "Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|June 30, 2007||Nanjing, China||Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium||Jolin Tsai|
|August 4, 2007||Beijing, China||Beijing Chaoyang Park|
|December 1, 2007||Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|December 18, 2007||Wuxi, Jiangsu, China||Wuxi New Sports Stadium|
|November 17, 2007||Taipei, Taiwan||Taipei Arena||
Karen Mok – Dance Jolin Tsai – duet: "Tian Kong"
|November 18, 2007||
Rainie Yang - Dance Elva Hsiao – duet: "Bai Gei Ni"
|February 23, 2008||Hong Kong||West Kowloon Pop TV Arena||Lollipop|
|February 24, 2008||Rainie Yang|
|December 27, 2008||Guangzhou, China||Tianhe Stadium||Energy – duet: "Yi Qi Zou Ba"|
|May 2, 2009||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao||Rainie Yang – duet: "Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|November 26, 2009||Connecticut, USA||Mohegan Sun Arena||Rainie Yang – duet: "Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|April 24, 2010||Tokyo, Japan||Shibuya-AX|
|April 30, 2010||Hong Kong||Hong Kong Coliseum||Stefanie Sun – duet："Di Yi Tian"|
|May 1, 2010||Rainie Yang – duet："In Your Eyes"|
|May 2, 2010||Lollipop – duet："Cheng Yao"|
|May 15, 2010||Taipei, Taiwan||Taipei Arena||Sammi Cheng – duet："Mei Fei Se Wu"|
|May 16, 2010 (matinee)||Elva Hsiao – duet: "WOW!"|
|May 16, 2010||A-Mei – duet："Xia Tian De Lang Hua"|
|May 22, 2010||Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium||Wong JingLun – duet："Hu Die Xiu"|
|June 26, 2010||Wuhan, Hubei China||Hankou Cultural Sports Centre||Blue Bird & Flying Fish|
|August 7, 2010||Shanghai, China||Hongkou Gymnasium||Mayday – duet："Li Kai Di Qiu Biao Mian"|
|August 28, 2010||Chengdu, China||Chengdu Sports Centre||Jane Zhang|
|October 30, 2010||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao|
|November 5, 2010||Zhejiang, Hangzhou, China||Zhejiang Huanglong Sports Center||Cyndi Wang – duet："Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|November 13, 2010||Beijing, China||Wukesong Indoor Stadium|
|March 5, 2011||Guangzhou, China||Tianhe Stadium||Lollipop F – duet and dance: "Cheng Yao"|
|2011 Show Luo '10001st Night' Encore World Live Tour|
|March 19, 2011||Taichung, Taiwan||National Taiwan College of Physical Education||Dee Hsu – Dance|
|April 1, 2011||Sydney, Australia||Acer Arena|
|April 8, 2011||Melbourne, Australia||Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre|
|April 16, 2011||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Putra Indoor Stadium, Bukit Jalil|
|May 7, 2011||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao|
|May 14, 2011||Singapore, Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|May 21, 2011||Shanghai, China||Shanghai Arena||Bibi Zhou|
|July 10, 2011||Hong Kong||Hong Kong Coliseum||Joey Yung – duet："Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|July 11, 2011||Rainie Yang – duet："Ren Yi Men"|
|July 12, 2011||Sandra Ng – duet： "Xiang Lian Ke Bi Ceng Xiang Ren"|
|August 13, 2011||Kaohsiung, Taiwan||Kaohsiung Arena||4 Heavenly Kings – "Cha Cha Wu Chi"|
|September 5, 2011||New Jersey||Borgata Hotel and Casino|
|September 10, 2011||Indio, California||Fantasy Springs Resort Casino|
|September 11, 2011||San Jose, California||San Jose State University Event Center|
|October 13, 2011||Quanzhou, China|
|January 4, 2013||Taipei, Taiwan||Taipei Arena|
|January 5, 2013||Elva Hsiao – duet: "WOW!"|
|January 6, 2013(matinee)||Pauline Lan|
|January 6, 2013||Jolin Tsai|
|January 18, 2013||Hong Kong||Hong Kong Coliseum||Jimmy Lin|
|January 19, 2013||Alex To|
|January 20, 2013||Vivian Chow – duet："Lian Ai Da Ren"|
|January 21, 2013||Alan Tam|
|March 1, 2013||Singapore, Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|April 13, 2013||Shanghai, China||Mercedes-Benz Arena|
|April 20, 2013||Guangzhou, China||Guangzhou Gymnasium|
|May 3, 2013||Malaysia||Arena of Stars|
|May 4, 2013|
|May 11, 2013||Beijing, China||MasterCard Center|
|May 25, 2013||Chengdu, China|
|September 1, 2013||Melbourne, Australia||Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre|
|October 5, 2013||Macau||CotaiArena, The Venetian Macao|
|October 26, 2013||Toronto, Canada||Hershey Centre|
|October 29, 2013||Vancouver, Canada||Rogers Arena|
|2014 Show Luo 'Dance Soul Returns' Encore World Live Tour|
|January 25, 2014||Kaohsiung, Taiwan||Kaohsiung Arena|
|May 3, 2014||Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|May 10, 2014||Shanghai, China||Mercedes-Benz Arena|
|June 14, 2014||Beijing, China||MasterCard Arena (formerly the Wukesong Arena )|
|November 27/28，2014||Connecticut, USA||Mohegan Sun Arena|
|November 29，2014||LasVegas，USA||（The Colosseum at Caesars Palace）|
|December 13，2014||Macau，China||Cotai Strip CotaiArena|
|March 28，2015||Genting Highlands，Malaysia||Arena of Stars|
2016 CRAZY WORLD TOUR | May 2016 China, Bei Jing, Guang Zhou, Shang hai | July 29 Taiwan, Tai Pei, |July 30 Taiwan, Taipei | July 31 Taiwan,Taipei
TV Drama Series
- Butterfly Lovers - 2000
- Hi! Working Girl – 2003
- Outsiders II - 2004
- Corner with Love – 2007
- Hot Shot – 2008
- Hi My Sweetheart – 2009
- Shenzhen Roommate Diaries - 2014
- Go Fighting! 2015
- Go Fighting! 2016
- Heartbeat love– 2012 Heartbeat love is a Taiwanese short film also called Once More Heartbeat. The Lead Actors are Show Lo and Rainie Yang. It has five episodes. Summary: A guy played by Show Luo is traveling to Tasmania Island, Australia. He met a girl played by Rainie Yang, who then goes on to believe he’s gay. He tries to correct her wrong impression of him. Gradually, the relationship between them has a subtle change.
- September 30, 2002 – Zhu Shi Hui She (Autobiography)
- October 9, 2007 – Show on Stage (Concert)
- December 24, 2010 – Logic (Co-written with his mother)
- August 7，2014 - Dream Puzzle "
Awards and nominations
- VIKI. "Show Luo". VIKI. VIKI. Retrieved Dec 8, 2015.
- Channel Manager. / "100% Entertainment/100 Percent Entertainment" Check
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- pinkpopsicle (Apr 2, 2012). / "Show Luo" Check
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- ilovestage. / "Stage" Check
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- jazlynnyee (Jul 28, 2009). / "Show Luo Assists Charity for People with Vision Disability" Check
|url=value (help). dramaasian. dramaasian. Retrieved Dec 8, 2015.
- Syahida, Kamarudin (Jan 22, 2013). "Show Luo treats employees to Maldives". Yahoo News. Yahoos News. Retrieved Dec 8, 2015.
- "Show Luo's new Japanese Single "Dante" places 10th in Japan Oricon Charts" February 23. 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-01.
- "Show Lo（羅志祥）Releases New Album "Reality Show?（真人秀？）". Yelling "Let Go（夠了）" to Cyberbully.=Sophia". Taiwanbeats. Taiwanbeats. Oct 30, 2015. Retrieved Dec 8, 2015.
- (Chinese) "罗志祥2011舞法舞天广州演唱会" March 5, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-12
- (Chinese) "舞法舞天 罗志祥世界巡回演唱会 墨尔本站" Retrieved 2011-03-04
- "Show Luo (Dance Without Limits 3D) Concert 16 April 2011" Retrieved 2011-02-28
- "羅志祥舞法舞天之一萬零一夜演唱會 澳門站" Retrieved 2011-03-30
- (Chinese) "Rainie Yang special guest at Show Luo concert Hong Kong" Now News. July 14, 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-18
- Channel Manager. / "Once More heartbeat" Check
|url=value (help). VIkI. VIKi. Retrieved Dec 8, 2015.
- Show Luo becomes an author and gets some motherly advice" November 30, 2010. Retrieved 05-03-2013.
- (Chinese) Show Fans Club Online
- (Chinese) Show Facebook Official Page
- (Chinese) Show Sina Official Weibo
- (Chinese) Show Tencent Official Weibo
- (Chinese) Show Official Instagram
- (Chinese) Univerises Entertainment Marketing Ltd Show's official profile
- (Chinese) 'I Love Super' Mars Entertainment Blogs Show's official blog
- (Chinese) Show Luo@Gold Typhoon Taiwan
- (Chinese) Stage Hyaline of World
- (English) Show Luo – Bio, News, Images, Album releases (Gold Typhoon)