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Sylvester Sim (Chinese: 沈祥龙; pinyin: Shěn Xiánglóng; born January 19, 1983) is a Singaporean singer. He was the first runner-up of the talent contest Singapore Idol. He is widely known as Sly to his fans. He used to be part of the popular J-rock band L'zefier.
A self-professed rocker and play-do, his boy-boy image resulted in him nearly getting eliminated from the contest. In fact, he beats out hot favorite Olinda Cho to get to the Finals of Singapore Idol season 1, and came out as the first runner up on December 1, 2004.
The multi-talented Sylvester does well in his singing career in different languages like Chinese, English and even Japanese.
In 2005, Sylvester released his first Chinese album, 'Take Flight' 起飞, and had been well known for penning his own music since his debut, creating famous tunes 所以，祥龙十八掌，第一个原因 that hit the Hong Kong charts. 'Take Flight' 起飞attained Platinum Award in Singapore as it was sold out on the day of release. He was also awarded the Media Best Newcomer Award as well as achieving 最佳新人奖 at 93.3fm awards.
Shortly just a week later after the finals of Singapore Idol, Sylvester was invited to work with Jolin Tsai's J1 World Tour in Singapore. Not only talented in music, Sylvester had also been in acting and showcased himself in the 2001 idol drama THE SHOOTING STARS and Asia’s first ever mobile 3G drama ‘P.S. Love you” alongside Taiwanese veterans Tammy Chen and Roy Chiu.
Appearing in TV variety shows such as TVBS, MTV Asia and in Singapore radio stations.
In addition, he was featured as special guest appearances on numerous variety shows and movies such as OMG. (One moment of glory) NKF charity, and many other events, movies such as “Already Famous’ “Everybody’s Business 'and social media gags from JTV. The most recent exposure was on TV auditioning for the popular singing competition, 中国好声音,being the Top 6.
Sylvester is also very popular in the entertainment industry, he had performed at the now-defunct Mando Club, Dragonfly at St James Power Station, Neverland and Club Sonar.
After 10 years, still with an unfaltering hunger to create music again, Sylvester is now making a comeback with his new single 'A New Hope' 新希望 and will be officially published in Itunes on 19 January 2016 https://itunes.apple.com/sg/album/xin-xi-wang-single/id1073574794 ***Special thanks to all Sponsors & Partners who have strongly supported Sylvester for his "Comeback"
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For more information, please visit www.sylvestersim.com;
- Qi Fei (Take Flight) (April 2005)
- 新希望 (New Hope) (Jan 2016, New Single) https://itunes.apple.com/sg/album/xin-xi-wang-single/id1073574794 Producer George Leong, Pink Noise
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