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Biography of CoCo Lee
CoCo Lee is one of the most highly recognized Asian singers in the world and one of the most sought after musical icons in Greater China. Over one million fans have experienced her performances live in Greater China alone and CoCo’s 15 albums have sold more than 10 million copies to-date. Esquire magazine declares that Coco’s “sexy appearance … and fascinating voice lead her audience into infinite fantasy“ and Rolling Stone describes her as a “star of the first magnitude … widely known as the Mariah of Asia.” CoCo commands the stage with her dynamic voice, beautiful lyrics and engaging choreography with a musical style that ranges across the spectrum from Hip-Hop to R&B, ballads and dance songs.
In addition to her mega-star status in the Mandarin and Cantopop music markets, CoCo’s English-language performances have also garnered critical praise and mainstream success. She sang the hit “Before I Fall In Love” for the soundtrack of Runaway Bride starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts and sang the theme song "A Love Before Time" for the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon which won worldwide acclaim when she performed the song at the 2001 Academy Awards. CoCo was widely praised by critics for her vocal range and won plaudits for bringing to the attention of North American audiences the beauty of Eastern music and culture.
Outside the world of music, CoCo co-starred in the Chinese comedy Master of Everything (aka Bamboo Shoot) with John Lone (The Last Emperor, Rush Hour 2), which won the Best Foreign Film award at the 2005 Beverly Hills Film Festival. CoCo was a Global Ambassador for Omega from 2004-6 and Chanel’s first Asia-Pacific Celebrity Ambassadress. Despite her hectic schedule, CoCo still finds time for numerous charitable causes, contributing her time as a youth ambassador for UNICEF, the Make a Wish Foundation and the Organization for World Peace in China. In 2004, CoCo also represented Asian artists promoting youth education at the global AIDS conference in Thailand as a YouthAIDS ambassador.