Why Malaysian singer Jess Lee is looking forward to performing in Singapore

Dubbed the "Iron Lung Queen" for her powerhouse belting, singer Jess Lee released her latest album About Jess earlier this year. In it, she toned down the vocal theatrics.
Dubbed the "Iron Lung Queen" for her powerhouse belting, singer Jess Lee released her latest album About Jess earlier this year. In it, she toned down the vocal theatrics.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/JESSLEE.IG

SINGAPORE - Singer Jess Lee might have to share the stage with fellow Malaysian rapper Namewee and veteran Taiwanese singer Tiger Huang for her first ticketed performance in Singapore, but the 30-year-old is more excited than intimidated.

"When I first saw the line-up, I thought it was very interesting to put the three of us together. We have such different genres and vocals. I thought it was a rare and unique opportunity," she says. She became a professional singer after winning the seventh season of Taiwanese reality singing competition One Million Star in 2011.

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