By: Chen Chi-wei, Chiang Pei-ling and William Yen
Taipei, May 15 (CNA) Music and music video from the Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai’s (蔡依林)’s 14th music studio album “Ugly Beauty” have been nominated for awards in seven categories in this year’s Golden Melody Awards, the Ministry of Culture (MOC) said Wednesday.
In a short list of nominees issued by MOC’s Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development (BAMID), “Ugly Beauty” was nominated for best album of the year, best album in Mandarin, and best vocal recording album.
Various singles in the album were also nominated for awards in the categories of song of the year, best composer, and best music video, while Tsai was nominated for best female Mandarin vocalist for her work in “Ugly Beauty,” according to the BAMID shortlist.
In the best female Mandarin vocalist category, Tsai will be up against Eve Ai (艾怡良) whose album is called “Fade to Exist,” Shi Shi (孫盛希) with “Shi’s Journey”, Yoyo Sham (岑寧兒) with “Nothing Is Under Control”, and Sandy Lam (林憶蓮) with “0”, the BAMID list shows. [FULL STORY]