By: Christie Chen
Taipei, May 18 (CNA) Taiwanese pop diva Jody Chiang (江蕙) and composer Chen Yang (陳揚) were awarded the Golden Melody Awards’ Lifetime Contribution Award on Monday in recognition of their achievements in Taiwan’s music scene.
It was the first time the Lifetime Contribution Award will be given to two recipients at the same time, according to the jury.
Works by Chiang, 53, document the development of Taiwan’s society and “touch people deep in the heart,” the Ministry of Culture’s Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development said in a statement. [FULL STORY]