Xiao Peng also contracts top

Top Chinese music artists

Improve your Mandarin and rock the karaoke with Chinese coworkers, starting with music from these Chinese bands and artists.

HEAVY APPLICATION OF THE “KARAOKE METHOD” has improved my Chinese and taught me some conversational phrases like bùzhībùjué (unnoticeably) and búyào jiànwài (don’t be a stranger).

Here are some of the bands I’ve found particularly helpful:

1. Teresa Teng (Dèng Lìjūn)

The Taiwanese singer’s love ballads became the first foreign pop songs smuggled into China in the 1970s and ’80s, linking her sound with the joys of freedom and the modern world. Sadly, Teresa died in 1995 before ever staging a concert in China, but she lives on more strongly than any other Chinese singer in modern history. Chinese pop artists release new covers of her music practically every year, and she’s still a perennial karaoke favorite from Beijing to Bangkok.

If you must learn the music of only one artist on this list, let it be hers — especially her classics, “Yuèliang Dàibiǎo Wǒ De Xīn” and “Tián Mìmì, ” both available on Lovers in Heaven (10th Anniversary). Her clear voice and simple lyrics make her ideal for beginners.

2. Cui Jian (Cuī Jiàn)

Cui Jian was the first artist to write and perform rock n’ roll in China, in some ways creating a soundtrack to China’s revolution in the 1980s and early ’90s, turning songs like “Yì Wú Suǒ Yǒu” and “Yíkuài Hóngbù” into political anthems. Cui Jian’s gruff voice isn’t the easiest to follow, but his poetic lyrics will expand your vocabulary and challenge you to discover the story behind his songs.

His music gets plenty of karaoke playtime, especially with the over-30 crowd that grew up with him or lived what he sings about. My favorite album is still Xīnchángzhēng Lùshàng De Yáogǔn.

3. Yu Quan (Yǔ Quán)

On my first official date with my then-future husband, he slipped a pop music album into my portable CD player — Lěngkù Dàodǐ by Yu Quan. Hu Haiquan once described his partner Chen Yufan: “He is simple and innocent, and sometimes has a heart of a child; this is very valuable to an artist.”

If you also want to get romanced by Yu Quan’s music, I recommend their two-disc live album, Huángjīn Shínián Yǎnchànghuì, which features all their greatest hits.

4. Cheer Chen (Chén Qǐzhēn)

Cheer Chen often sings with nothing more than acoustic guitar or piano in the background, and her songs are some of the easiest to understand. The lead singer of Mayday, a famous rock band from Taiwan, once wrote, “Cheer Chen’s lyrics are like a delicate knife. They seem harmless, but they’re actually quite sharp.” Maybe that’s why Cheer Chen has remained one of the island’s most popular female singers — popular enough to release a 2005 best-of album titled CHEER.

Listen for my favorite song, “Jiǔfèn de Kāfēidiàn.”

5. Khalil Fong (Fāng Dàtóng)

Khalil Fong’s thick-rimmed glasses and skinny build don’t fit the usual Chinese pop artist mold. Neither does his R&B and soul, which echoes Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.

The Hong Kong-based singer-songwriter has a clear voice that doesn’t get lost in the music, even in his fast songs. He also likes to write lyrics with a higher conscience, a reflection of his Bahá’í Faith that inspires him to change people’s lives through music. His album Soulboy definitely changed my impression of Chinese R&B and soul.

6. Joanna Wang (Wáng Ruòlín)

Wang’s music mixes jazz, folk, and rock influences with a mature voice that belies her 23 years. The Taiwanese singer-songwriter records many of her songs in both English and Chinese.

For studying, you can’t beat her first, Start from Here, which has five songs in both languages — more than any of her other albums.

7. Soft Lipa (Dànbǎo)

This hip-hop artist and rapper from Taiwan makes Mandarin Chinese sound smooth, with a rhythm that’s easy to follow. Winter Sweet, which includes the song “Shàonián Wéichízhe Fánnǎo, ” is a great album to kick off your studies.

What does rule of law mean What does message blocking is active mean How to get hair out of drain? How to pair apple watch with new phone? How to trim cat claws? How to keep crickets alive? How to get rid of bed bugs in one day tips and tricks How to lose belly weight tricks How to charge apple pencil 2 How to add text to tiktok How to get free stuff on amazon How to arrange plants in living room? How to candy pecans? How long does nike take to ship? How to unblock your nose instantly naturally How to watch love island uk in the us? Why should you turn off your phone in flight linux tech tips What does skoden mean What are signs of gallbladder problems Tricks to shorten your answers when talking How to clean a fish tank How to make slime less sticky? How to buy vechain William shapiro why we should not use q tips Is wages tips and other compensation what i made for the year Why is linus tech tips a meme What are the best stocks to invest in How to anal douche How to do nines tricks What does trek mean How to graph How to slide in fortnite How to get tall? What does mean in snapchat Card tricks on facebook how it works How do you do tricks on reflex pc Kissing tips how to kiss your boyfriend romantically What does punta mean What does mood swings mean Violin practice tips how to practice effectively How to play kings corner Interview tips when asked a question i dont know What does it mean when a girl creams What time does big mouth season 5 come out How long does it take a nose piercing to close? What does heartburn feel like What does bcba stand for How to remove skunk smell from dog? What are adrenal glands What payments does costco accept What does durable power of attorney mean How long does it take for goat to ship? How to make a flying machine in minecraft What does dlc mean What does deferred mean What does the name kira mean How to partition a hard drive How to clear lungs of mucus? What does relapsing mean How to catch northern pike tips and techniques How to make a messy bun? How to activate vanilla gift card? When can tips be cadhed put shipt What does puts mean in stocks What does indeed mean 8am to 4pm is how many hours What are those jurassic park What are the middle ages What does acl stand for How to setup netgear wifi extender How to balance a ceiling fan? Manga about sadist who tricks girl into relationship love How to kill rats How long does it take to become a lpn What does conditionally approved mean How can wake tips person What does wrt mean How to put on condom? How many hat tricks does kaprizov have How to teach a dog to lay down? Tips of how to deal with coworkers that are assholes Tips for artists who want to sell What does the exclamation point mean in car How to make friends private on facebook? How to get your first period in 5 minutes How to fix broken zipper? How much does it cost to build a pool How to lose 30 pounds in 3 months? How to use gelish soft gel tips Why does our mind play tricks on us? How to make your ex want you back? Where to buy airpod pro ear tips What does chrisley do for a living What does mip stand for Negotiating tips and tricks when buying a new car What does a fib mean How to turn off low data mode What does sku mean How to log out of instagram How to allow snapchat to use camera What are the dimensions of an acre What does black history month mean to you Which affixes mean without What does vdm mean in rp What does wtv mean on snapchat What does account reach mean on instagram One tricks why do you play that champion? Tricks how to draw character faces What level does diglett evolve What does dom and sub mean How do you access credit card tips on square What weapon does raphael use How to set up twitter tips How to make ice cream What to do with brown tips on leaves How to shrink crocs How to cancel tinder gold What does coded mean in a hospital What does the carat of a diamond mean How to replace apple airpod pro tips Tips when doinf a refi How much tips did you make working at dennys What does u mean in statistics What are the side effects of ibuprofen How to paint a sunflower? What does adam mean How to prepare for an interview? What does mvr stand for in baseball What does a yawn mean What does emirate mean How to get urine smell out of clothes? Yo kai watch blasters tips and tricks how to get sv snaggerjag What does 10 mean What does roofied mean What does the name quinn mean How to uninstall league of legends How to get rid of wood bees? Weight loss tips for people who can't diet How long to bake chicken breast at 400 What does humidifier do How to stop getting spam emails? How to delete your instagram? Photography tips how to photograph What causea tips of a peace lily to turn brown How to order checks from bank of america? How to kill a dog? How to get rid of man breasts What does tween mean Tips on how to eat healthy during the holidays How to do cool basketball tricks step by step What does inhale mean Raised garden bed tips when done What should i put for unreported tips How to get tie dye off skin What are helping verbs examples How to install vinyl fence? What are aces What does port mean What episode does luffy learn haki What does persona mean Why old dogs cant learn new tricks What does it mean when you sweat a lot Why are diesel exhaust tips vented Tips for shooting a commercial what frame rate should i use How to forward calls to another number What does posterior mean What does bing bong mean tiktok What is stds mean How to remove caulk? What does vigorously mean How did they get salem to do the tricks in sabrina the teenage witch How to summon horse elden ring Cheat tricks on how to imporve cumulative gpa What does a priori mean Why a bow tips sidways How to print from iphone? What does pnc stand for How to create a team in microsoft teams Tips when buying a hug home How to get earwax out your ear without q tips How to frost cupcakes with tips What does the pituitary gland do What are the smiley face tricks What does scissoring feel like How to soak off gel nails with tips What does suv stand for When boating on a river, you may encounter strainers. what are strainers? How to treat salmonella? What are langostinos For honor how to turn off quick tips Tips when going to airforce graduation How to do tricks in mario kart wii with classic Visual studio code how to use all tricks and tips What temperature does pork need to be cooked to How to make a wild animal in little alchemy? How to sign up for loots tips What does white marks on nails mean How to make rain in little alchemy 2? How to calculate yearly salary What tricks might a teacher have for their classroom to be engaged? What does onii chan mean What does it mean to pop your cherry Tips when starting a new position What does technology mean Tips to help you finish what you start success advice What does it mean to mute someone on instagram Youtube league of legends fiora tips and how to play How to get windows 10 to show pop up tips How to lose cheek fat How to change your age on discord? How to get shovel in animal crossing? Tricks how to calculate (internal rate of return ) irr in mental How to remove someone from a group text? How to make an omlette What does caveat mean How to evolve rhyhorn How to french kiss? How to travel with a cat? How to make shrimp cocktail? How to see blocked messages on iphone What does it mean to be a man How to clean wood? What are the marines How to get my stimulus check? What causes burnt leaf tips What does tanking mean What does cancer breath smell like What is tips infant slp Sales tips when meeting.face to face What does beta mean in indian What does oof mean How to keep guacamole from turning brown? Hat does it mean when she calls you daddy How to show not tell tricks What does code blue mean How to file an extension for taxes 2019? 29 determining how much did you earn from working (wages, salaries, tips, etc.) What does way mean in spanish What time does chick fil a stop breakfast How to stop picking your face? How to record a conversation on iphone What does nrg stand for How to clean tile floors? How do you know what tricks dog knows fable 2 What does a real id look like How to do musiclly tricks What does quinceanera mean How to sing What does a neurosurgeon do What does self centered mean How to remove a tick What teams are playing thursday night football How to masturbate tips What are boolean operators What does the top number in a time signature mean How to do cool scooter tricks What factor does not contribute to the strength and stability of a synovial joint? How to use goal seek in excel How save your taxes tax tips How to draw earth What does mbn mean in snapchat What does auxiliary mean How to get wwe autographs tips What does a cardinal mean What does it mean when ears ring How to marinate rib tips How to do atv tricks How to cancel crunchyroll membership?

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
160409 Top Chinese Music Awards Special Stage - Park Bogum
160409 Top Chinese Music Awards Special Stage - Park Bogum
160409 Hangeng - 16th Top Chinese Music Awards best male
160409 Hangeng - 16th Top Chinese Music Awards best male ...
百代唱片公司TOP CHINESE MUSIC
百代唱片公司TOP CHINESE MUSIC
Share this Post

Related posts

Top Ten music artists

Top Ten music artists

DECEMBER 10, 2022

Warner Music artists have secured all top ten albums in Sweden this week. Following a number of recent successes in the charts…

Read More
French House music artists

French House music artists

DECEMBER 10, 2022

We’re thankful to France for three very important things—croissants, champagne and Daft Punk. Each has changed the world…

Read More