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Chou’s “Superman Can’t Fly,” Wang’s “Things You Don’t Know” and Mok’s “Perfect Loneliness” are up for song of the year, along with Eric Hung’s “Flower of Love,” Jody Chiang’s “I Wanted to Marry Then,” Freya Lim’s “Heavy Injury” and Jonathan Lee’s “Song for Myself.”
Chou, Wang, Mok and Hung are also competing for album of the year. Chou, a 32-year-old singer-songwriter who burst onto the scene in 2000 and has become one of Chinese pop’s top acts, also received nominations in the best composer, best producer and best Mandarin male singer categories.
The nominations also mark a strong resurgence for Lee, a veteran singer-songwriter who’s one of the industry’s top producers. Lee’s “Song for Myself” is from the second of two albums that are part of a one-off collaboration with Lo Da-yu, Emil Chau, Chang Chen-yue dubbed “Super Band.”
Wang is also a best Mandarin male performer nominee, along with Singaporean Wayne Lin and Taiwanese singers William Wei and Chyi Chin.
The winners will be announced June 18 in Taipei. The annual awards are the Chinese-language equivalent of the Grammys.
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