Tanya Chua misses out on major Golden Melody Award nominations

While home-grown singer-songwriter Tanya Chua (above) was nominated only in the Best Composer category, Hong Kong diva Sandy Lam (below left) and Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai (below right) received the most nominations - seven each.
While home-grown singer-songwriter Tanya Chua (left) was nominated only in the Best Composer category, Hong Kong diva Sandy Lam (centre) and Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai (right) received the most nominations - seven each.

Home-grown singer-songwriter Tanya Chua, known for singing sad songs about heartbreak, might have lightened up and reinvented herself in her latest album Kisses For The World (2018).

But the album, with tracks such as the breezy Offline Map and the buoyant number Wu Bu (Dance Steps), failed to score her nominations in the major categories at this year's Golden Melody Awards, which were announced on Wednesday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 17, 2019, with the headline 'Chua misses out on major Golden Melody Award nominations'. Print Edition | Subscribe