Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin made the first stop of his world tour, "Sanctuary" on 17 and 18 March at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. The 36-year-old Lin performed 30 songs, including ”A Thousand Years Later” and "Brave New World", all while battling the flu. Lin was joined on stage by Canadian music producer, David Foster, who is also the tour director. The duo performed ”I Will Always Love You”, a song which Foster produced for the 1992 film, “The Bodyguard”. " Foster praised Lin, saying, “He has been sick for a few days now, but he still performs so well. It’s really impressive.” The three-hour concert ended with the song “Little Big Us”, which he dedicated to the fans who helped him to become the singer that he is today. He also performed hit songs ”River South” and “Twilight” during the encore segment of the concert. Lin's next concert stop is on 31 March at Chengdu. Details of his concert in Singapore have yet to be revealed. For more information on other stops in the world tour, read more here: Mandopop singer JJ Lin announces new tour with 16 stops including Singapore . Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Taiwan’s biggest music streaming company, KKBOX, held its annual music awards show on Saturday (20 Jan) at the Kaoshiung Arena, where it honoured the most popular singers in the past year. The 13th KKBOX Music Awards show saw Mandopop royalty such as A-mei, JJ Lin and Rainie Yang perform a number of their hits on stage, with popular Hong Kong singer Eason Chan rounding off the show with a 15-minute medley of over ten of his songs. Nicholas Tse was another Hong Kong celebrity that made a special appearance at the show, marking his on-stage return as a musician. Malaysian singer Namewee also had a special duet with Hong Kong-based singer G.E.M Tang for his hit song, “Stranger In The North (漂向北方)” All photos courtesy of KKBOX. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Popular Singaporean singer-songwriter JJ Lin became the first Singaporean star to be invited to tennis event Wimbledon after his appearance on Sunday (16 July). Lin appeared at the court stands in Wimbledon’s All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club to cheer on tennis players Roger Federer and Marin Cilic at the men’s singles final, alongside Hollywood celebrities like Uma Thurman, Domhnall Gleeson and Dominic Cooper.