Posts tagged "Lin Yu Chun"

Lin Yu Chun Lands A Label Deal With Sony

Taiwanese reality show contestant-turned-viral-singing-sensation Lin Yu Chun probably let out an upper octave shriek the likes of which would blow Whitney Houston’s weave into the rafters when he was offered a recording deal by Sony Music Entertainment. The AP reports that the label will issue the ballad-leaning crooner‘s album in July—as in two months from now—and it will feature Chun jams sung in both Chinese and English. Congrats, Lin—hope it all pays off nicely. (Now someone needs to snatch up this little guy.)

Lin Yu Chun Does “Saving All My Love For You” On ‘Lopez Tonight’

Whitney Who-ston? Viral video sensation turned American talk show star Lin Yu Chun appeared on Lopez Tonight the other night (watch him doing “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” with William Shanter here), where he explained his dilemma with the large size of food portions in America (“I can’t eat that by myself!”) and the fine delicacies he’s still looking forward to trying here (“Hamburger! Häagen-Dazs!”). Oh, yeah—and he also sang, this time taking on Whitney Houston’s classic “Saving All My Love For You.” Watch below!

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Lin Yu Chun And William Shatner’s “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” The Best Duet Of The Decade And It’s Only 2010

Who needs to win a reality competition when all you need to win are the people’s hearts? Lin Yu Chun, the Taiwanese Susan Boyle (that’s a great band name, is it not?), stopped by Ellen’s show yesterday to inspire bullied kids to be confident, and he ended his night by hopping over to Lopez Tonight to sing a duet with none other than William Shatner on Bonnie Tyler’s karaoke staple “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” Why? Because when you put two facets of pop-culture together, magic happens. Watch the international singing sensations perform below. More »

Lin Yu Chun Performs On ‘Ellen’ (And Gets One Step Closer To Simon Cowell)

Lin Yu Chun may have gotten the boot from Taiwanese reality show Super Star Avenue after his rendition of “I Will Always Love You” made him a viral sensation, but his 15 minutes aren’t up just yet. Ellen DeGeneres welcomed Lin onto her daytime talk show today, where he got philosophical about the bullying he’s had to endure, and offered words of encouragement for other kids who get pushed around. Watch below!

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Taiwan’s Susan Boyle, Lin Yu Chun, Gets Voted Off Singing Competition

It looks as though our dreams of purchasing Lin Yu Chun‘s inevitable Christmas album for every member of our family has been cut short—the 24-year old reality show contestant was eliminated from Taiwanese Idol Super Star Avenue. What, does Internet super-stardom not count for anything these days?! More »

Lin Yu Chun And Nine(-ish) Other Wannabes Who Have Tackled “I Will Always Love You”

The world at large is currently championing 23-year-old Lin Yu Chun, who belted out Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You” during his audition for Taiwanese TV show Super Star Avenue, as the next Susan Boyle. (Guess now we know what CD we’ll be buying Grandma this Christmas.) But seriously—how many other potential Whitneys are out there toiling away in obscurity, without the aid of a televised karaoke competition to make their dreams of sparkly superstar razzle dazzle come true? For the love of The Bodyguard, readers, let’s jump below and find out!
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