Li Ronghao

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Li Ronghao
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Li Ronghao in 2017
Born11 July 1985 (1985-07-11) (age 37)
NationalityChinese
OccupationSinger, producer, actor
Years active2004-present
Spouse
(m. 2019)
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 李荣浩
Traditional Chinese 李榮浩
Musical career
Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar, piano, bass, and keyboard
Labels Warner Music Group, Linfair Records
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Li Ronghao performing at KKBOX Music Awards, 2015

Li Ronghao (born July 11, 1985 in Bengbu, Anhui) is a Chinese singer-songwriter, actor and producer. He has released six studio albums, three EPs, and won the Golden Melody Award for Best New Singer in 2013. [1] He has also acted in 3 movies, most notably the hit movie Duckweed. He has held 3 huge concert tours and become the first singer from the Chinese mainland to hold concerts at Hong Kong Coliseum and Taipei Arena. He was ranked 59th on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 List for 2020. [2]

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History

Li Ronghao's first studio album, Model, was released in 2013 with label Linfair Records. The album was nominated for Best Album and Li was nominated for Best Male Singer, Best Lyricist, Best Newcomer and Best Producer at the 25th Golden Melody Awards, and won the Best New Singer award. [3]

In August 2014. Li signed with label Warner Records. Later that year, he released the concept EP Dear Composer and quickly gained popularity, becoming MusicRadio China's most popular new singer. In September that year, he released his second album, Ronghao Li. This album won the Best Chinese Album award as well as the Most Influential New Singer award at the 2015 QQ Annual Music Festival. [4] The song King of Comedy from Ronghao Li was nominated for the Best Lyricist Award at the 26th Golden Melody Awards as well as winning the Song of the Year award during the 5th Global Pop Song Charts.

His third album An Ideal , released in 2015, received average to positive reviews on Chinese ratings site Douban, [5] with many critics remarking on Li's slight change of style. [5] [6] The song Stubborn Love (不将就) from An Ideal hit number 1 on Taiwan's iTunes Popular Singles Chart in April 2015.

Li made a special appearance in the movie Duckweed , which was released in January 2017. He also participated in the second season The Voice of China as an advisor to Coach Eason and their team won the Best Team award that season.

In 2018, Li starred in the film Keep Calm and Be a Superstar alongside Li Yitong and Eason Chan. Li was the vocal instructor for Idol Producer. He reprised the role for the second season in 2019. Li also released his 5th album “Ear” in 2018. The song If I Were Young was a massive hit in Taiwan and Mainland China, and the music video reached over 100 million views on Youtube. [7] The song was ranked 2nd on the China Billboard Radio Top 10 Songs, only behind Jay Chou's Waiting For You.

In 2019, he served as a coach on the fourth season of Sing! China (a rebranded version of The Voice of China ). Later that year, he was crowned as the winning coach of the Sing China 2019 as Xing Hanming from Team Ronghao won the competition.

In 2020, he released his 6th album "Sparrow". He continued to serve as a coach on the 5th Season of Sing! China 2020 with Nicholas Tse, Li Jian, and Chris Li. Li ranked 59th on the Forbes China Celebrity 100 list for 2020.

Personal life

In 2019, Li Ronghao married Taiwanese singer Rainie Yang. [8]

Discography

Solo Albums:

EPs:

Singles:

Tours

Filmography

[9]

Awards and accolades

YearAward / Music festivalCategoryRecipient(s) / Nominee(s)ResultReference
201425th Golden Melody Awards Best New SingerLi RonghaoWon [1]
Best Male Chinese SingerNominated
Best Album ProducerModel
Best Lyrics
Best Chinese Album
2013 China TOP Music AwardsMost Influential New SingerLi Ronghao
2nd YinYue V Radio AwardsChinese Singer of the YearWon
20155th Global Pop Song ChartsMusicRadio Best Singer
Original Singer of the Year
Song of the YearKing of Comedy
26th Golden Melody Awards Best Lyrics AwardNominated [10]
Kuwo Asia Music FestivalMost Suggested ArtistLi RonghaoWon
Most Potential Singer/Songwriter
3rd Annual YinYue V Radio AwardsBest Album Producer
Most Suggested Artist
2015 QQ Music Charts FestivalMost Suggested Artist - YinYue V [4]
Chinese Album of the YearRonghao Li
201620th Annual Global Chinese ChartsBest Album Award An Ideal
2019 30th Golden Melody Awards Best Composition“Growing Fond of You” (from Half Time )Nominated
Best Mandarin Male SingerLi Ronghao- Ear
Forbes Celebrity List
YearRankChange
202059thN/A

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