SINGAPORE — The Golden Melody Awards 2019 went on smoothly on Saturday (29 June) at Taipei, with the biggest winner of the night awarded to pop diva Jolin Tsai. Her album, Ugly Beauty, had landed with seven nominations and picked up two awards: Album of The Year and Song of The Year, which was Womxnly.
Jolin celebrated her win with this speech: “By making this album, I discovered my most authentic self.”
Other notable winners of the night included Leo Wang, Hong Kong singer Sandy Lam, who win Best Male and Best Female Mandarin Vocalist award, respectively.
Golden Melody Awards 2019 Winners’ list:
Album of the Year: Jolin Tsai's Ugly Beauty
Song of the Year: Jolin Tsai's ‘Womxnly’ from the album Ugly Beauty
Best Album in Mandarin: Shi Shi's SHI's Journey
Best Album in Taiwanese: Sam Liao's Forgotten West
Best Album in Hakka: We Settled Here
Best Album in an Aboriginal Language: Swasieq
Best Music Video: ‘Slow/Oriental’ in the album CASSA NOVA
Best Composer: Eve Ai for ‘Forever Young’ in the album Fade To Exist
Best Lyricist: Jonathan Lee for ‘Newly Written Old Song’ in the album Newly Written Old Song
Best Arrangement: An Ton That for ‘Styx’ in the album Forgotten West
Best Album Producer: Carl Wong for L.O.V.E.
Best Single Producer: Chia-Lun Yue & Hsuan Huang for ‘BKD Club’ in the album Urban Disease
Best Male Vocalist-Mandarin: Leo Wang for ‘Wu Bing Singing, Yo Chin Soothing’
Best Female Vocalist-Mandarin: Sandy Lam for 0
Best Male Vocalist-Taiwanese: Ardor Huang for ‘Warming a Pot of Youth to Drink’
Best Female Vocalist-Taiwanese: Joey Chiang for ‘Snails
Best Vocalist-Hakka: Gina Yang for ‘Love for granted’
Best Vocalist-Aboriginal Language: Yawai Mawlin for Swasieq
Best Musical Group: CHTHONIC for Battlefields of Asura
Best Vocal Collaboration: The Chairs for ‘Lovely Sunday’
Best New Artist: ØZI for OZI: The Album
Best Album (Instrumental): Lines & Stains
Best Album Producer (Instrumental): Chen chien nien for Black Bear Forest Original Soundtrack
Best Composer (Instrumental): Yuying Hsu for ‘Chapter III: India, Italy and I’ in the album Project 3
Best Recording Package: Andrew Wong, Fongming Yang for ‘Hold That Tiger’ by the Muddy Basin Ramblers
Best Vocal Recording Album Award: 0 (Recording Engineers: Han Wen Ni, Y.Lam, Derrick Sepnio, Shilei Chang,Zhuo Lee; Main Mixing Engineers: Brent Clark; Main Mastering Post-Production: Ryan Smith)
Best Instrumental Recording Album Award: The Journey (Recording Engineers: Li Yang, Li You; Main Mixing Engineers: Dave Darlington; Main Mastering Post-Production: Dave Darlington)
Special Contribution Award: Black List Studio
See photos from the red carpet below.