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Taiwan diva A-Mei features in Rolling Stone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rolling Stone published a special edition of its magazine that features mandopop diva A-Mei (張惠妹) on Friday (Dec. 30). As a celebration of A-Mei’s 25-year career,...

Taiwan's prize-winning rapper Soft Lipa and ØZI release new track 'Death Trip'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese award-winning rapper Soft Lipa and Taiwanese-American musician ØZI look at life after death through the lens of Chinese mythology in their latest collabor...

Taipei Jazz Festival 2021 to feature award-winning Taiwanese musical artists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taipei Jazz Festival will feature Taiwanese award-winning musicians and will be held on three consecutive weekends beginning Nov. 27. The jazz festival will sh...

Drummer in Taiwan indie rock band found dead at quarantine hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The drummer in indie rock band No Party for Cao Dong (草東沒有派對) was found dead at a quarantine hotel in Taipei City following her return from China, reports said Saturday (O...

Taipei Valentine’s Day fireworks will brighten mood amidst COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei Valentine’s Day concert and firework spectacle aims to lift spirits amid the gloom of the COVID-19 pandemic, at a riverside event on Saturday (Oct....

Taiwan's Golden Pin Design Award announces Design Mark winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's major design competition, the "Golden Pin Design Award" (GPDA), a competition for Asian designers since 1981, announced on Thursday (Sept. 9) the wi...

Taiwan's traditional Indigenous music featured in multinational song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Small Island Big Song (小島大歌), a multimedia project featuring more than 100 musicians across 16 island countries in the Pacific and Indian oceans, released a new single on ...

British veteran musician responds to plagiarism accusation surrounding hit song in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — English singer Richard Sanderson has dismissed claims that a song famously performed by him has been plagiarized. The hit song "Your Name Engraved Herein" is ...

Writers of hit Taiwanese song accused of plagiarism

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Accusations of plagiarism have emerged surrounding the hit Taiwanese song “Your Name Engraved Herein,” which won Song of the Year at the Golden Melody Awards a...

Top 10 red carpet styles at Taiwan GMAs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Now that the 2021 Golden Melody Awards (GMA) are finished, it's time to look back at the top 10 outfits that graced the red carpet. The nation's major pop music...

Taiwanese rapper Soft Lipa wins big at Golden Melody Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan rapper Soft Lipa took home two of the top prizes on Saturday night (Aug. 21) at a lively Golden Melody Awards (GMA) held at the Taipei Music Center (TMC) in Nangang...

2021 Golden Melody Awards: Full list of winners

LOS ANGELES (Taiwan News) — The 32nd Golden Melody Awards ceremony started at 7 p.m. with the red carpet beginning at 5 p.m., at the Taipei Music Center (TMC). Album of the Year Gain S...

Taiwanese musician Whyte expecting to open ears at GMA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan musician Whyte was able to secure a Golden Melody Award (GMA) nomination this year due to her successful debut album. Covering almost half of her face with a big...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards to be held Saturday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Golden Melody Awards (GMA) will announce this year's winners on Saturday (Aug. 21) at the Taipei Music Center. Due to the pandemic, the award ceremo...

China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese author Iris Chiang hardly seems like the type whose work would be banned from publication in China. Yet four years after being sold to a Chinese publisher, her bo...