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G.E.M.
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Hong Kong music industry newcomer G.E.M. Tang with Square on 8 December 2008.
Chinese name 鄧紫棋 (Traditional)
Chinese name 邓紫棋 (Simplified)
Pinyin Dèng Zǐqí (Mandarin)
Jyutping Dang6 Zi2 Kei4 (Cantonese)
Birth name Gloria Tang Shi Wing (traditional Chinese: 鄧詩穎)
Origin Hong Kong
Born 16 August 1991 (1991-08-16) (age 18)
Shanghai, China
Occupation Singer-songwriter
Genre(s) Pop, R&B, Ballad
Instrument(s) Singing, piano
Voice type(s) Mezzo-soprano
Label(s) Hummingbird Music
Years active 2008–present
Official Website www.hummingbird.hk/GEM

Gloria Tang Zhi-Kei (born 16 August 1991), commonly known by her stage name G.E.M., which stands for Get Everyone Moving, is a singer-songwriter from Hong Kong.

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Biography

Born in Shanghai, G.E.M. moved to Hong Kong at the age of 4 1/2. Ever since G.E.M. At the age of 5, she started writing lyrics. When she was 10, she started entering numerous amounts of singing competitions. She was awarded 9 major awards within her debutante year (2008). She won in major inter-school singing competitions. She first appeared on screen as an actress in the famous Taiwanese drama "Dou Yu II" (Fighting Fish II).

G.E.M. finished level 8 piano when she was 13.

G.E.M. graduated from True Light Girls' College.

In 2006, G.E.M. participated in a competition called "Spice it Up" and won first place. Her manager, Tan Chang noticed her talent during the competition and signed a contract with her. She thus became a singer at the age of 16. [1] [2]

In 2009, G.E.M. appeared on episodes 27 and 28 of Boom Boom Ba (耳分高下) with Amigo as her partner. G.E.M. appeared on episode 6 of Beautiful Cooking 2(美女廚房 2).

In May, G.E.M. went to Los Angeles, California to record her second album and has returned to Hong Kong.

In December, G.E.M. went to Toronto and Richmond Hill, Canada, for her first Mini-Concert in Canada on the 28th as well as autographing session in Pacific Mall, Markham, Canada on the 29th.

Filmography

Year Title Role Other notes
2009 Love Connected
保持愛你
Ah Yee
2009 Trick or Cheat
愛出猫

Discography

Year Album information Additional information
2008 G.E.M.
Release Date: October 15, 2008
Genre: R&B, Pop, Ballad
1. 等一個他
2. Where Did U Go
3. 回憶的沙漏
4. 愛現在的我
5. 睡公主
2009 G.E.M. Version 2
Release Date: January 23, 2009
Genre: R&B, Pop, Ballad
1. 等一個他
2. Where Did U Go
3. 回憶的沙漏
4. 愛現在的我
5. 睡公主
G.E.M. Version 3
Release Date: April 22, 2009
Genre: R&B, Pop, Ballad
1. 等一個他
2. Where Did U Go
3. 回憶的沙漏
4. 愛現在的我
5. 睡公主
Bonus Track. Where Did U Go Version 2.0 Remix
18...
Release Date: October 27, 2009
Genre: R&B, Pop, Ballad
1. All About U
2. Game Over
3. 想講你知
4. A.I.N.Y. (愛你)
5. Mascara (煙燻妝)
6. 我不懂愛
7. 塞納河
8. 意式戀愛
9. G.E.M. (Get Everybody Moving)
10. 18
11. Where Did You Go 2.0 (Sam Vahdat Remix)
12. Mascara (Glossy Version)

Music pop chart

Year Single Peak positions ( Week(s) )
RTHK Chinese Pop # of Weeks CRHK Ultimate 903 # of Weeks Metro Radio Pop Chart 997 # of Weeks JSG Billboard # of Weeks
2008 "Waiting For Him (等一個他)" 3 6 2 5 - - - -
"Where Did You Go" 1 7 2 5 4 3 2 4
"Sleeping Beauty (睡公主)" 4 6 - - - - 1 7
2009 "Memories of the Hourglass (回憶的沙漏)" - - 20 1 - - - -
"All About You" 1 5 3 4 - - - -
"Game Over" 1 - 1 - 2 - 2 -
"A.I.N.Y (愛你)" 1 - - - - - - -
Total number of #1 singles 4 1 - 1

Awards

2008

  • Yahoo! Buzz Awards New Influence Female Singer 2008
  • 新城勁爆 Music World Newcomer Composing Singer 2008
  • MANHATTAN ID 信用咭 CR2 Female Newcomer Singer - Gold
  • HONG KONG radio Best Newcomer - Silver
  • TVB billboard Best Female Newcomer - Gold
  • PM magazine Best New Female Vocal Performance
  • uChannel uChoice Best Female Newcomer - Gold
  • uChannel uChoice Top 10 songs - Where did u go
  • Canadian Hit Chinese Music Chart - Most favored female new artist
  • IFPI Hong Kong best sales award - best new female new artist

2009

  • TVB Music Choice Top 10 songs round one- Where Did U Go
  • 新城勁爆(Metro Radio Hits Music Awards Presentation) Original Song - A.I.N.Y. (愛你)
  • 新城勁爆(Metro Radio Hits Music Awards Presentation)Deductive Award
  • 新城勁爆(Metro Radio Hits Music Awards Presentation) -四台聯頒音樂大獎 Excellence Award - Silver

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