In Malaysia, she is currently outselling international pop stars such as Justin Bieber, One Direction and Carly Rae Jepsen. She is the only Western artist to currently have a pair of songs in the top 10 of Hong Kong’s iTunes charts. And in mainland China, her latest record is about to go triple platinum. Her name is Wanting Qu, and the 28-year-old Vancouver-based singer-songwriter is quite possibly the most popular musician you have never heard of.
We’re into the semi-finals of the battle of the one-hit wonders. Today, vote for A-ha or Chumbawamba to make it into the finals.
For as long as I can remember, Johnny said he was going to sing. And Mama always called it ‘the gift,’ because it was … he had a special voice, from the time he was just real young.’