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Jam Hsiao (, born 30 March 1987 in Taipei, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese Mandopop singer. At the age of 17, while still in high school, he started working as a restaurant singer. In May 2007, Hsiao rose to fame after only three brief appearances in the first season of China Television (CTV)'s (中視) star search show, One Million Star (超級星光大道), which was the Taiwanese equivalence of American Idol. His wide vocal ranges, unique singing style, diverse music genres, and astounding charisma quickly captured the attention of the Taiwanese music industry. He chose to accept a contract with Warner Music Taiwan Ltd. in 2008, and became a professional musician. Jam Hsiao's music career took off with a blast. His first album was released in June 2008. It not only got fervent reception in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Malaysia, but also received favorable comments from fellow musicians. He successfully released 2 more albums in 2009, and completed his 5-concert tour from 2009 to 2011. Then he spent time from October 2010 to April 2011 to act as the leadman in a movie, "The Killer Who Never Kills", and won the Best New Actor Award in Hong Kong's 31st Golden Film Award in 2012. In June 2011, Hsiao released his 4th album. In this album, he was also credited as the music producer. In August 2011, Jam started his second world concert tour. This tour continued for more than a year and toured 27 shows in different cities around the world. His fifth album, Mr. Jazz is released in May 2012. In August, he received 2012 CCTV-MTV Awards for Best Male Singer in HK, Macau and Taiwan Regions, and Best Music Video. In November, he released his fourth studio album, It's All About Love, which he received Best Male Singer at the 24th Golden Melody Awards. In July 2013, Jam Hsiao joined Beijing Television, BTV's singing competition reality show Duets, as one of the four mentors. Jam's contestant Xiao Yi-hang won the first place in October 2013. Jam was also voted as the best music mentor in 2013. Jam made his US-debut with 2 concerts on Nov. 28, 2013 at Mohegan Sun Arena, CT., and followed by another solo concert in Las Vegas at Orleans Arena on Dec. 7, 2013. In 2014, Donnie Yen hand-picked Jam Hsiao to sing the mandarin version theme song for Yen's movie Iceman (2014 film). For Jam's rich voice and this movie's ageless battle make a perfect match.

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Jam Hsiao