Mandopop followers clearly couldn’t get sufficient of listening to Jay Chou’s Love Confession, which was launched in 2016. It was revealed because the No. 1 tune within the newest version of the U1000 Music Countdown.
The chart, which is SPH Radio station UFM100.three’s checklist of prime 1,000 songs, is an annual marketing campaign by the radio station to establish the preferred Mandarin pop songs amongst listeners yearly.
The two-month marketing campaign had begun in February when the station referred to as for listeners to appoint their favorite songs. This was adopted by a web based voting interval the place listeners would forged their votes to chart out the highest 1,000 songs. Songs voted onto the checklist can come from any 12 months.
Taking second place on the checklist this 12 months is home-grown singer JJ Lin’s Twilight (2015), whereas the third place went to Taiwanese rock band Mayday’s What A Song (2018).
The outcomes of the newest version had been introduced at Chinatown Point mall final Friday, the place greater than three,700 music followers had confirmed up in assist. When the highest three songs had been introduced, the event was a mass karaoke session as everybody belted out the lyrics to the tunes.
The event was hosted by the radio station’s DJs, together with Huang Wenhong and Xiao Zhu. It was additionally attended by SPH deputy chief govt officer Anthony Tan.
This is the sixth version of the U1000 Music Countdown.
For the previous two years, Taiwanese singer Hebe Tien’s A Little Happiness, the theme tune of the vastly standard film Our Times (2015), had taken the No. 1 spot.
Other previous winners embody Kit Chan’s 1998 tune Home (2015), Tiger Huang’s Not So Simple from 2009 (2014) and Faye Wong’s Red Bean, additionally from 1998 (2013).
Yip Wai Yee