Eason Chan Yick Shun was born on 27 July 1974 and is a Hong Kong singer and actor.
58 Facts About Eason Chan
Eason Chan won his second Best Mandarin Male Singer award in 2015, for the album Rice and Shine.
Eason Chan was the most-streamed artist in Hong Kong on the Spotify music streaming platform from 2016 to 2020.
Eason Chan attended St Joseph's kindergarten and St Joseph's College Primary School in Hong Kong, Dauntsey's School in Wiltshire, England and later Kingston University, studying architecture.
Eason Chan trained in vocals at the Royal Academy of Music, where he received Grade-8 vocal certifications.
Eason Chan returned to Hong Kong before the completion of his degree to participate in the 1995 New Talent Singing Awards Competition, winning first place on July 16,1995.
Eason Chan is the second non-Taiwanese singer, after Jacky Cheung, to win Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards.
Eason Chan won "Best Male Singer" third, in 2003,2015 and 2018, and "Best Album" twice.
Eason Chan won Most Popular Male Singer in the Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards Presentation twice, in 2006 and 2007.
Eason Chan won his first Asia Pacific's Most Popular Singer Award in 2007, and again in 2008.
Eason Chan was Hong Kong's highest selling male artist in 2002,2003 and 2007.
Eason Chan has been one of Hong Kong's top selling artists every year since 2000.
Eason Chan has been praised by critics and fellow musicians alike as one of the top singers of his generation.
Eason Chan has been described as a breath of fresh air in the HK music scene.
Eason Chan has been successful in his work in the Mandopop scene.
Eason Chan has won numerous awards in both mainland China and Taiwan, most notably Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards.
Eason Chan's album Admit It was nominated for Golden Melody Awards' Best Male Singer; although it was ultimately won by Gary Chaw.
However, Eason Chan won Album of The Year for "Don't Want To Let Go".
Eason Chan has been named by Chinese critics as the next God of Songs after Jacky Cheung.
However, Eason Chan has more than once clarified that he wishes to build his own name instead, and not just be the successor of Jacky Cheung.
Eason Chan plays several instruments in his live concerts, including the piano, the guitar, the harmonica, and the accordion.
In 2009, Eason Chan performed in "PAX Musica 2009" in Tokyo.
Eason Chan sang seven songs, including a Japanese song by Koji Tamaki called "Mr Lonely".
Eason Chan planned to promote his musical works in Japan in 2010.
In 2011, Eason Chan released a new album titled "Stranger Under My Skin" on 22 February.
In 2015, Eason Chan released the Cantonese album Preparing which contain the number one song "Unconditional".
Eason Chan has held five major theme concerts at the famous Hong Kong Coliseum starting from 1999.
Two years later in 2001, Eason Chan held a series of nine The Easy Ride concerts at the Hong Kong Coliseum under the wing of his second record company, Music Plus.
Eason Chan began his Moving on Stage World Tour in February 2008.
Eason Chan traveled to Taiwan, Canada, Australia, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Malaysia, Macau, Singapore, Kunming, Tianjin, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hangzhou, Guiyang, Beijing, and Foshan.
Chan's Moving on Stage World Tour ended with Eason Chan's Moving on Stage 26 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 16 August 2009.
Months after his Moving On Stage Concerts came to finish, Eason Chan began another tour in mainland China, called "Ninety Minutes of Bliss".
Eason Chan completed two concerts in Nanjing and three more in Shanghai before and during Christmas 2009.
In between his tours, Eason Chan held his sixth record-breaking Theme Concerts at the Hong Kong Coliseum for a total of 18 concerts, scheduled from 20 March to 6 April 2010.
Eason Chan visited three cities over the course of 5 days: London, Manchester, and Rotterdam.
Eason Chan is the second Hong Kong singer after Roman Tam to perform in the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.
Eason Chan became the first Asian artist playing in the O2 stage.
In September 2017, Chan began a new tour called Eason Says C mon In~tour, which is noted for performing in small stadiums like Macpherson Stadium, Hong Kong, which only seats about 2500 people.
On 18 and 19 August 2005, Eason Chan performed the musical Wrestling with God, the second programme of Love Music Tour 05 organised by Netvigator.
In 21 November 2019, Eason Chan announced that "Fear and Dreams" Concerts would be cancelled because of unstable circumstances in Hong Kong.
Eason Chan has been appointed as Orbis International's Sight Ambassador in Hong Kong since 2006.
Eason Chan has travelled to India and Sichuan, China, visiting kids and elders with visual impairment, to raise funds for Orbis.
Eason Chan has been an active participant in Hong Kong's fundraising campaigns such as the 2003 fundraiser for SARS victims and the 2008 fundraiser for Sichuan earthquake victims.
On 7 July 2007 Eason Chan performed at the Chinese leg of 'Live Earth' in Shanghai.
Eason Chan performed in an empty stadium due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
In 2013, Eason Chan revealed he had suffered from bipolar disorder and phobia of large crowds during the 11th night of his "Life Concert 2013".
In 2020, Eason Chan has been appointed as the "Shall We Talk" initiative's ambassador to promote mental health and arouse public attention to mental well-being.
Eason Chan has won a number of Top Ten Golden Melody awards, Male Singer of the Year awards and Album Of The Year awards.
When Eason Chan changed to Cinepoly in 2005, songs such as "U87" and "Magnificent Sunset" brought further awards.
Eason Chan has been selected as the "King of Asian Pop Music" by Hong Kong's Time Out magazine since 2012.
Eason Chan has been one of China's best-selling artists since 2000 and has won many prestigious awards.
Eason Chan is a notable actor who has starred in multiple films.
Eason Chan made his debut in 1997 and has starred or co-starred in over 20 films.
Eason Chan was nominated for Best Supporting Actor by Hong Kong's Golden Film Awards in 2000 for his role in Lavender.
In 2010, Eason Chan participated in the romantic comedy film "Love in Space" with Aaron Kwok, Kwai Lun Mei and Rene Liu.
In 2011, Eason Chan participated in the film "Mr And Mrs Single" with Michelle Bai, they played a couple who met again after divorce, found themselves and remarried.
Eason Chan voiced Po in the Cantonese version of Kungfu Panda in 2015.
Eason Chan starred in musical dramas "Office" with Chow Yun Fat, which was directed by Johnny To.