Shi Xin Hui | 石欣卉
Xin Hui was made popular in Singapore as the first runner-up in the female category of Project Superstar 2005, a singing-cum-talent search competition organised by Channel U of Mediacorp, Singapore. She had garnered the highest points (with the highest score of 44/50 from the judges) during the female finals from her delivery of three songs and received positive comments from the judges panel. Sin Huey’s singing talent was widely appreciated and she has been offered a singing contract by Play Music which is now part of Warner Music.
Her debut album 从台北到北京 consist of four original tracks, five covers and a cover duet with Kelvin Tan Wei Lian. She even penned the lyrics for her album’s no. 1 hit, 从台北到北京 / From Taipei To Beijing (which is a cover of popular Danish group, Infernal’s “From Paris to Berlin”). The song 从台北到北京 was an instant hit with the listeners and became popular as ringtone downloads and received frequent airplay on radio stations as well as in pubs or night hangouts because of its strong rhythmic techno nature. In 2009 she went on to release her second album Queen 《女皇》, a treat to her fans all over Asia. In the same year, her role in the renown theatrical production “If There’re Seasons”《天冷就回來》won recognition for her acting talents and impressive singing of the musical pieces.
Shi Xin Hui was also ranked as top five Asian pop singer and top five personalities in 2006 by Singapore’s premier and most prestigious English newspaper, The Straits Times together with the likes of Asian superstars David Tao and Andy Lau.
Her ability in singing was further recognised as she won the Best Newcomer award in Singapore Hits Award, a prestigious award ceremony for Chinese musicians all over the world.
Xin Hui together with four other talents from Shock Entertainment was chosen to be the ambassadors of Huawei华为 and be the face of the brand in Singapore and Southeast Asia.