Wu Qing Feng, G.E.M., Namewee, 9m88, and more nominated for the 31st Golden Melody Awards

Wu Qing Feng, G.E.M., Namewee, 9m88, and more nominated for the 31st Golden Melody Awards

Taiwan's 31st Golden Melody Awards (GMAs) announced its nominees yesterday, pitting some of the most recognisable names in Mandopop, including Wu Qing FengG.E.M.9m88, for the highest honours in the Mandopop industry. Malaysian hip-hop artist Namewee, known for his Mandopop hit 'Stranger in the North (漂向北方)' which featured Wang Leehom, was also one of the nominees for this year's GMAs.

Due to COVID-19  restrictions regarding large-scale live events, the award ceremony has been postponed to October this year instead of its usual June affair at the Taipei Arena. Further details are slated to be announced by Taiwan's Ministry of Culture in the upcoming months.

ANNUAL GOLDEN MELODY AWARDS POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2020

Here is the list of nominations for the 31st Golden Melody Awards:

BEST MANDOPOP ALBUM

  • Love Is Calling Me / Joanna Wang
  • City Zoo / G.E.M.
  • City of Lost Things / Peggy Hsu
  • Juvenile / Sandee Chan
  • Hidden, Not Forgotten / Waa Wei
  • Spaceman / Wu Qing Feng

BEST FEMALE MANDOPOP SINGER

  • Joanna Wang - Love Is Calling Me
  • Fish Leong - How Am I?
  • G.E.M. - City Zoo
  • Peggy Hsu - City of Lost Things
  • Yang Naiwen - The More Beautiful, The More Invisible
  • Waa Wei - Hidden, Not Forgotten

 BEST MALE MANDOPOP SINGER

  • Wakin Chau - The Younger Me
  • J.Sheon - The Alley
  • Ayal Komod - Gone Away
  • Namewee - Calling Asia
  • Wu Qingfeng - Spaceman
  • Qiu De - I Will Be Absent During The Award Ceremony

BEST NEWCOMER

  • 9m88 - Beyond Mediocrity
  • JADE - Nemo
  • OSN - #osnrap
  • AccuseFive - Somewhere In Time, I Love You
  • Mo Zai Yang - Fantasia
  • Midi Yang - Bad Midi
  • Chih Siou - Elephant In The Room

BEST BAND

  • TRASH - Never Die
  • AccuseFive - Somewhere In Time, I Love You
  • Ikura Porisu - Call Me When Night Go Blue
  • EggPlantEgg - We Are Gonna Get Married
  • Wayne's So Sad - The Art Of Embarassment
  • Fire EX. - Stand Up Like A Taiwanese
  • ZenKwun - Existing Like God

BEST GROUP

  • JADE - Nemo
  • Chick en Chicks - Beat Maker
  • MURMURSHOW - 1+1<3
  • SUGARCAT - SUGARCAT
  • Night Keepers - Group Pillow Talk Concept EP

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • 'Airplane Mode' / 9m88
  • 'Distant Journey' / Lin Sheng Hsiang
  • 'Without You' / OSN
  • 'City Zoo' / G.E.M.
  • 'Ghost Island' / Namewee, Dwagie
  • 'Thank You' / ABAO
  • 'City of Sadness' / Fire EX

For more information on the 31st GMAs, visit their Facebook page here.

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