JJ Lin

Infobox Chinese-language singer and actor
name = JJ Lin



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tradchinesename = 林俊傑
simpchinesename = 林俊杰
pinyinchinesename = Lín Jùnjié
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birthname = Wayne Lin (English)
林俊傑/林俊杰 (Chinese)
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origin = Singapore
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occupation = Singer, composer, and actor
genre = Mandopop, J-Fusion
instrument = Piano, drums, guitar
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label = Ocean Butterflies (2003–present)
yearsactive = 2003–present
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website = [http://www.jjfusion.com// Official Website]
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JJ Lin (born on March 27, 1981) is a Singaporean Chinese Pop-Singer. He is also known as JJ Lim. Wayne is his baptismal name, and it is generally used by his friends and members of his church.

Biography

Lin Jun Jie was born in Singapore and studied in the Anglo-Chinese School and Saint Andrew's Junior College before launching his musical career in Taiwan. He is of Fujian descent. He came to musical prominence and success in the Greater China region. In Taiwan, he was awarded the "Best New Artist" award in the Taiwan Golden Melody Awards.

Signed to Ocean Butterflies, he has written songs for various artists, notably "Ji De" ("Remember") for Taiwanese singer A-Mei, fellow label mate A-do's "Fang Shou", Harlem's "Gan Ma Ni Kan Wo Bu Shuang(幹麻你看我不爽)", Comic Boys' "Chao Ren Xin" and other songs. He writes all the melodies for all of his albums.

Back in Singapore, he was selected to perform the remixed version of "Home", the theme song of the National Day Parade in 2004. His career and notability began to rise in Singapore particularly with the aid of his music being used in television dramas produced by MediaCorp TV Channel 8, the song "Mu Nai Yi" in "Yin Cha Yang Cuo", and his increased public appearances, such as being the guest performer in the finals of Channel U's Project SuperStar and the recent S-POP hurray.

After winning the Gold award in the Best New Act category in the 2004 Singapore Hit Awards, he went on to sweep the 2005 edition with four awards to his name, including the Best Local Male Artiste, Best Composing Artiste, Best Male Vocalist and Best Local Music Composition awards, recognizing his talents both in the composition and performance aspects of his music. His fourth album, Cao Cao, sold 1 million copies in less than a week and sold well in Malaysia, Singapore and throughout Asia .

He has appeared in various different advertisements for companies such as Sprite, Lays and Cornetto Royale.

He is also the tourist ambassador for Singapore. Part of his work schedule involves him traveling around Asia making Singapore known as well as promoting his own works.

He was also involved in an anti-drugs event as an ambassador, in Taiwan (Fan Du Da Shi). The theme song for this event is Baby Baby, which is from his latest album, "Xi Jie".

In July 2007, he broke a Guinness record by signing 3,052 Cds in 2 hours and 30 minutes. During the signing, he was not allowed to drink or eat. The average time for him to sign a CD was 2.7 seconds.

In May 2008, he performed at the CCTV charity event "The Giving of Love", dedicated to helping victims of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. JJ also donated a large sum of money to the rescue efforts and composed a song commemorating the tragedy.----

TV Shows

* "Hanazakarino Kimitachihe" (GTV, 2006) JJ acts as Ella's brother, an intelligent young man majoring in cardiology at Harvard University.
* JJ does the voice-over for the dragon prince, Draco, in Singaporean animation "Legend of the Sea".
* JJ stars in the 13-episode drama " Yuan Lai Wo Bu Shuai". The plot is actually derived from a novel. JJ plays the role of a vain young man who is constantly praised for his looks by his parents. However, the truth about his looks is soon revealed to him when his friends in college tell him that he is not good-looking at all. JJ admitted to feeling self-conscious during filming, having constantly looked in the mirror to tidy himself up only to be stopped by the director, who wanted JJ to be messy and in character.

Albums

Lin Junjie has released 5 albums, 1 compilation album and 1 World Tour VCD since his debut in 2003:

Awards

World Tour

In 2006, JJ Lin travelled to 6 cities in his first world tour, the "Just JJ World Tour".

*10 June 2006 - Shanghai, People's Republic of China
*24 June 2006 - Singapore
*1 July 2006 - Genting Highlands, Malaysia
*16 September 2006 - Wuhan, People's Republic of China
*30 September 2006 - Tianjin, People's Republic of China
*29 December 2006 - Taipei, Taiwan

He held another world tour as a mark of the end of Just JJ world tour, it was on 14 October 2007 in Shanghai. It was successful and he sang 6 new songs from his new album "Xi Jie".

External links

* [http://www.jfj-productions.com/ JFJ PRODUCTIONS ]
* [http://www.jjfusion.com JJ Lin Jun Jie's blog]
* [http://www.karazen.com/reviews/music/jjlin.php Karazen: Lin Jun Jie Album Reviews & Chinese Lyrics]
* [http://www.jun-jie.com/ Official Lin Jun Jie Fanclub of Singapore]
* [http://www.obmspace.com/Artist/Intro.aspx?aid=5c213f70bdb633d6 JJ's basic information]
* [http://www.amw168.com/search-lyrics/artist/Lam,%20JJ%20林俊傑-3459.html JJ's Lyrics and Videos]
* [http://www.myjunjie.com JJ's malaysia's Official Fansclub]


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