Shye, Singaporean Singer, to Be a part of Chinese language Music Contest

Shye is taking part in Qing Nian Pai Ji Hua (青年派计划), a brand new televised music competitors in China, which is a “completely sudden” transfer for the Singaporean singer, as she advised NME.

The 21-year-old pop artist and NME Award winner was introduced as a competitor earlier this week (April 23). The present, referred to as ‘Youth Group Challenge’, will premiere tomorrow (Thursday, April 27) and can air weekly on Chinese language streaming platform MangoTV. It would additionally air on Fridays on Hunan Tv.

The present will function 30 contributors, all underneath the age of 30, who will compete in music and efficiency challenges that cowl completely different ideas and genres. Different notable opponents embody former CLC singer Elkie, PENTAGON member Yanan, Lengthy Yun Zhu from the Yuehua Leisure woman group NAME, Huang Wen Jin of JYP Leisure’s upcoming Chinese language boyband Challenge C, and ex-Produce Camp 101 contestant Huang Kun.

In an introductory message shared on Qing Nian Pai Ji Hua’s official Weibo account, Shye revealed that that is the primary time she is taking part in such a present. Her translated message reads partly, “Keep by my facet, watch me enhance, and I’ll make you proud. Grow to be a part of my journey and let’s create some reminiscences. I actually like this phrase: slay!”

Shye was scouted and invited to be a part of Qing Nian Pai Ji Hua after a web based audition, she advised NME. Filming for the collection is ongoing in China, however she is presently again in Singapore to open for Montreal band Males I Belief’s live performance within the nation this weekend.

Shye’s participation within the present has sparked dialogue on Chinese language social media even earlier than its premiere, with netizens drawing comparisons to BLACKPINK member Lisa. “It’s an enormous praise to be in comparison with Lisa, who is without doubt one of the greatest stars!”Shye advised NME.

Shye added that Qing Nian Pai Ji Hua was “completely sudden and undoubtedly out of my consolation zone”. “However I’m studying quite a bit, getting a hold of talking my ‘damaged’ Chinese language and consuming spicy meals! Everybody has been tremendous sort and useful although. I’m very grateful for this chance and can do my best possible!”

Shye’s involvement in Qing Nian Pai Ji Hua follows one other notable stay look she made final month at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. She was considered one of a number of Asian artists who carried out at Tiger Den, a showcase curated by South Korean hip-hop group Balming Tiger and the corporate Jaded Digital. Her final mission was 2022’s ‘idk it’s difficult’, whereas her newest single was ‘Protected’, which dropped in February.

Shye’s music journey started when she received the Vans Musicians Wished Contest in 2018. In 2020, she launched her debut album ‘Days to Morning Glory’, which made it onto NME’s listing of the perfect Asian albums of that yr. In 2021, she carried out at Singapore’s Nationwide Day Parade and received the Finest New Act from Asia title on the BandLab NME Awards 2022.

With Qing Nian Pai Ji Hua, Shye joins the ranks of Singaporean pop artists corresponding to Nathan Hartono, Joanna Dong, and Jasmine Sokko, who’ve appeared on Chinese language actuality competitions.