Shila Amzah with her trophies at the 2016 Music Pioneer Awards in Guangzhou, China. Photo by: PengPeng.com
China-based Malaysian singer, Shila Amzah garnered three trophies; ‘Top 10 Song (Hong Kong and Taiwan),’ ‘Top 5 Most Popular Female Artiste,’ and ‘Best Female Singer (Hong Kong and Taiwan)’ at the 2016 Music Pioneer Awards, held in Guangzhou, China recently.
The awards were based on results from 24 major radio stations around China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as the audience vote. This is her the second year winning the ‘Best Female Singer’ title, beating the likes of BING, He Jie, Fiona Sit, Tanya Chua and others.
“I want to thank my parents and my family, my management team in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, Shilala HK PTE LTD, as well as my fans from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China for supporting me and voted for me. Also thank you to all the DJs and media for playing my song,” said the Mandopop singer.
Shila, who garnered over a million votes for the ‘Most Popular Female Artiste’ category, also performed a song from her Mandarin album, My Journey at the award.
Established in 2001, the Music Pioneer Awards is an annual music award show which aims to honour artistes in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This year, the award show is attended by China, Hong Kong and Taiwan’s most influential artistes including Andy Hui, Hacken Lee, SNH48 and many others.
Shila Amzah performing at the 2016 Music Pioneer Awards in Guangzhou, China. Photo by: PengPeng.com