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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Jay Chou wins China's Best Selling Artist in the 2008 World Music Awards

source: CRI Online
translated by: x-WISHFULthinking @

On the 10th of November, the annual World Music Awards were held in Monte Carlo in the city of Morroco. Beyonce, Mariah Carey and other big stars all attended. Jay Chou won China’s best selling artist for 2008, and this is already his third consecutive year winning this award, breaking the record of Jacky Cheung’s 2 consecutive years.

The World Music Awards are invested by Morrocco and is recognized by the World Records Organisation IPPI. This award is held every year in Morroco and it’s purpose is to award best-selling artists from around the world. Jacky Cheung (1995/1996), Elva Hsiao (2001), Nicholas Tse (2002) have all won awards.

Jay Chou’s previous album “I’m Very Busy” won China’s Best Selling Artist for 2008. He also won this award in 2004, 2006 and 2007. This year, winning it again makes it 3 consecutive years, beating Jacky’s Cheungs 2 consecutive years set in 1995 and 1996.

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