Sandy Lam was the biggest winner at the 24th Golden Melody Awards held at the Taipei Arena on 6 July 2013.
Besides clinching the Best Mandarin Female Singer trophy, Sandy’s album, Gaia <盖亚>also swept away the Best Mandarin Album Award, Best Album Producer Award and Best Music Arranger Award. However, Sandy was absent from the ceremony and her album producer, Chang Shilei collected the trophies from her behalf.
Through her producer, Sandy expressed her thanks to her music mentors, “Thank you to all my music teachers and working colleagues who have taught me many things.”
Jam Hsiao who had been nominated thrice for the Best Mandarin Male Singer finally clinched the award two nights ago. Beating the likes of Jay Chou and Khalil Fong, Jam was ecstatic on the stage. He exclaimed, “I am so excited. It felt fantastic! Thank you to everyone who has supported me! I Love you!”
Although losing the Best Mandarin Female Singer award, Jolin Tsai’s The Great Artiste <大艺术家> bagged the Best Song of the Year. Collecting the award on stage, Jolin exclaimed, “It felt so good! Oh my god!”
List of key winners at the 24th Golden Melody Awards
Best Song of the Year – The Great Artiste (Jolin Tsai)
Best Mandarin Album – Gaia <盖亚> (Sandy Lam)
Best Album Producer – Sandy Lam and Chang Shilei/ Gaia
Best Mandarin Male Singer – Jam Hsiao / It’s all about Love <以爱之名>
Best Mandarin Female Singer – Sandy Lam / Gaia
Best Band – Monkey Pilot / Big Child
Best Newcomer – Miss Ko / KnockOut
Special Contribution Award – Fong Fei-fei
Source: Yes Entertainment
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