Eason Chan, G.E.M. & Jay Chou Emerge Big Winners at China’s 1st Wave Music Awards

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The 1st Wave Music Awards: Celebrating Chinese Music

The 1st Wave Music Awards ceremony, organized by the Wave Music Committee and hosted by Tencent Music Entertainment Group, took place in Chengdu, China, on August 24. This prestigious event recognized outstanding achievements in the Chinese music industry, honoring artists across various categories.

Recognizing Excellence in Chinese Music

The Wave Music Awards presented a total of 35 awards, including Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Male Artist, and Best Female Artist. Eason Chan's "Homo Sapiens" was crowned Song of the Year, while G.E.M.'s "Revelation" earned the title of Album of the Year. Jay Chou's "Greatest Works of Art" was honored as Record of the Year. Qingfeng Wu and G.E.M. were celebrated as the Best Male and Female Artists, respectively.


Unforgettable Performances

The Wave Music Awards featured captivating performances by six groups of talented artists, including Qingfeng Wu, Jia Lei, and Vinida Weng. These performers delivered electrifying live shows, leaving fans mesmerized by their charisma and talent.

A Global Audience

Thanks to the livestreaming capabilities of QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music, and We Sing, music lovers from around the world were able to join in and witness the excitement of the Wave Music Awards. The event reached a wider audience than ever before, uniting music enthusiasts in a shared celebration of Chinese music.

A Diverse Celebration of Chinese Music

The Wave Music Awards encompassed seven fields, including artists, creation & engineering, genres, and languages. The Wave Music Committee, comprised of hundreds of top Chinese music professionals, dedicated months to carefully selecting the highest-quality Chinese music works of 2022.

Prestigious Honors

The most highly anticipated awards of the night were Song of the Year, Album of the Year, and Record of the Year. Eason Chan's "Homo Sapiens," G.E.M.'s "Revelation," and Jay Chou's "Greatest Works of Art" claimed these prestigious titles, respectively. Additionally, Qingfeng Wu was crowned Best Male Artist, while G.E.M. was recognized as the Best Female Artist. Oaeen took home the award for Best Duo/Group, and Yichun Shan was honored as the Best New Artist.

Wave Music Awards for Billboard China

Embracing Musical Diversity

The Wave Music Awards also celebrated a wide range of musical genres, including rock, folk, rap, jazz, and world music. Accusefive's "You Are My Magic" won the Best Pop Song award, while Jackson Wang's "MAGIC MAN" was named Best Pop Album. Lexie's...

Source: Billboard

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