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Faye Wong
Number of songs: 2 | Total weeks on charts: 12
Appearing in a total number of: 2 charts | Total period running: 68 days

Faye Wong (born 8 August 1969) is a Chinese–Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress, who is usually referred to in the media as a "diva" (Chinese: 天后; literally: "Heavenly Queen"). Early in her career she briefly used the stage name Shirley Wong (王靖雯). Born in Beijing, she moved to British Hong Kong in 1987 and came to public attention in the early 1990s by singing ballads in Cantonese. Since 1994 she has recorded mostly in her native Mandarin, often combining alternative music with mainstream Chinese pop. In 2000 she was recognised by Guinness World Records as the Best Selling Canto-Pop Female. Following her second marriage in 2005 she withdrew from the limelight, but returned to the stage in 2010 amidst immense interest in the Sinophone world.

Hugely popular in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, she has also gained a large following in Japan. In the West she is perhaps best known for starring in Wong Kar-wai's films Chungking Express and 2046. While she has collaborated with international artists such as Cocteau Twins, Wong recorded only a few songs in English, including "Eyes on Me" – the theme song of the video game Final Fantasy VIII. Wong is known to be reserved in public, and has gained a reputation for her "coolness". In Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture, Jeroen de Kloet characterised her as "singer, actress, mother, celebrity, royalty, sex symbol and diva all at the same time".


Cantonese studio albums
1989: Shirley Wong (王靖雯)
1990: Everything
1990: You're the Only One
1992: Coming Home
1993: No Regrets (執迷不悔)
1993: 100,000 Whys (十萬個為什麼)
1994: Random Thoughts (胡思亂想)
1994: Please Myself (討好自己)
1995: Di-Dar

Mandarin studio albums
1994: Mystery (迷)
1994: Sky (天空)
1995: Decadent Sounds of Faye (菲靡靡之音)
1996: Restless (浮躁)
1997: Faye Wong (王菲)
1998: Sing and Play (唱遊)
1999: Only Love Strangers (只愛陌生人)
2000: Fable (寓言)
2001: Faye Wong (王菲)
2003: To Love (將愛)
Sources:, Wikipedia

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