Taiwanese singer Jay Chou is Spotify's top Mandopop artiste, signs new deal with Universal Music

Jay Chou also has three songs in the top 10 of the Global Top Mandopop Songs Of The Year. Photo: Handout

Jay Chou is ending the year with a bang.

The Taiwanese singer is once again named the Global Top Mandopop Artiste on Spotify. He beat JJ Lin, Eason Chan, Eric Chou and Ronghao Li for the top place in the streaming giant's annual year-end list.

Chou, 44, also has three songs in the top 10 of the Global Top Mandopop Songs Of The Year: Clear Day, an all-time karaoke favourite (released in 2003) is at No.3, Step Aside (2004) is at No.4 while his 2022 hit Won't Cry is at No.8.

The King Of Mandopop also signed a deal with Universal Music Greater China on Dec 6 for the music company to market and distribute his extensive catalogue of music. The deal also includes Universal supporting talents from Chou's label, JVR Music, which represents artistes such as Patrick Brasca and Young (Cao Yang).

"This partnership is more than a milestone for us; it’s a celebration of Jay's extraordinary artistry and global appeal.

"We are deeply honored to be entrusted with his musical legacy and are eager to help showcase his remarkable talent to a broader global audience," Timothy Xu, chairman and CEO of Universal Music Greater China said in a statement.

Chou also announced the partnership on his social media, stating: "Happy to join (Universal), let's strive together."

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