Jolin performs a rearranged version of 怪美的 Ugly Beauty with 吳青峰 Wu Qingfeng (Greeny from Sodagreen & 怪美的 Ugly Beauty’s lyricist) at 歌手 Singer 2019 finals; Episodes 8, 9, and 10 of 青春有你 Idol Producer Season 2 available with English subs / Jolin interprète une version réarrangée d’怪美的 Ugly Beauty avec 吳青峰 Wu Qingfeng (Greeny de Sodagreen & parolier d’怪美的 Ugly Beauty) lors de la finale de 歌手 Singer 2019 ; les épisodes 8, 9, et 10 de la saison 2 d’青春有你 Idol Producer avec sous-titres anglais disponibles

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🇬🇧 Jolin has been invited by 吳青峰 Wu Qingfeng to perform with him at 歌手 Singer 2019 finals !

歌手 Singer (previously known as 我是歌手 I Am A Singer) is a Chinese show where contestants are professional singers from several countries. Some of them made a breakthrough in China after their participation at the show, such as 鄧詩穎 G.E.M (the most successful one by far) or 徐佳瑩 Lala Hsu.

On April 12th, the night of the finals, Jolin and 吳青峰 Wu Qingfeng performed a rearranged version of 怪美的 Ugly Beauty together (from 27:07 to 37:46).

怪美的 Ugly Beauty performance + talk with English subtitles

Here’s what 吳青峰 Wu Qingfeng had to say about their collaboration:

In the last episode, the song I wanted to sing was 怪美的 Ugly Beauty, and of course, the singer who helped was Jolin ! I thought it was an impossible task. I knew that she didn’t like to participate in this kind of program, still I didn’t expect that I would send her a text message. She agreed readily, and didn’t even ask me which song we would sing. I have not written four versions of 怪美的 Ugly Beauty’s lyrics for her in vain ! Ha ha ha ! Since I still wanted to use one of my “creations” as a starting point, this song is featuring lyrics I wrote last year, it’s a very special one, it’s also an impossible style for me, so I also felt that I could make a personal breakthrough by doing this. I asked Jolin with a heart-to-heart attitude, I did not expect that she would say yes. It must be fate for me to give it a try. Jolin also dared to believe in me completely, she unexpectedly said “how do we sing it ?”, “how do we rearrange it ?”, I decided just fine. I did not disappoint her expectations, I changed the arrangement again and again with my “brother” until it was not recognizable anymore, ha ha ha, I don’t know if she was stunned or not the first time she listened to it ? For me, Jolin is a super steady singer, so I didn’t think about the need to dance from beginning to end. I think she’s very powerful in music, and music itself is the best dance. What made me a little bit anxious is that after we decided on our collaboration, we have not been able to be together for two hours straight. We were never on the same day in the same city at all, so, without a better option, we finally adopted the method of “long-distance love”, every day during our free time, we were in touch, communicating, the process of producing the arrangement was in fact quite tense, but Jolin is truly a straightforward and easy-going superstar, oh ha ha ha ! This is the second music arrangement of Singer 2019 finals, my “brother” who arranged the song kept saying to me over and over “No problem ?” “No problem ?” “No problem ?” After I answered him “No”, he got emotional and shouted “I put the finishing touches to it at last !” We in Taipei could all hear his shout from Beijing. Well, he really worked hard to finish this whole journey. I feel that he has used his life skills to achieve this song. Hey, my “brother”, you are really weird! I love you. Thank you, Xiaoyang, for accompanying me by playing guitar. In short, this is a very special version of “Ugly Beauty”, really weird, but beautiful. Thank you Jolin for trusting me and not saying anything further. For more than a decade, I have rarely invited guests to perform (with me), nowadays, I feel that it’s good to have good friends. Well, please enjoy this special edition of “Ugly Beauty” tonight.

Wu Qingfeng [Weibo – 2019.04.12]

On the day of the finals, when I sang with Jolin, I didn’t have any nervous feelings. When I sing with a friend, I would feel very relaxed. After watching the performance, I feel that it’s full of stability, but this kind of rearrangement had to fit the voice, and on top of that in the TV broadcast the audio mixing of my voice sounded louder than the main melody, and many people may not be able to adapt to it at once. In 怪美的 Ugly Beauty, my “brother” Xiaoyang (Chen Young Chung) accompanied me on stage at the guitar.

Wu Qingfeng [Weibo – 2019.04.18]

吳青峰 Wu Qingfeng won second place in the finals.

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Subbing team Qing Chun You Ni subs shared their latest releases, the eighth, ninth, and tenth episodes of Idol Producer Season 2. Enjoy !

Jolin joined the show this year as a dance mentor.

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Idol Producer Season 2, English subs available for the 7th episode, UGLY BEAUTY in charts, 12th week: still #1 on KKBOX TW / Saison 2 d’Idol Producer, sous-titres anglais disponibles pour le 7è épisode, UGLY BEAUTY dans les charts, 12è semaine : toujours #1 sur KKBOX TW

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🇬🇧 Subbing team Qing Chun You Ni subs shared their latest release, the seventh episode of Idol Producer Season 2. Enjoy !

Jolin has joined the show this year as a dance mentor.


UGLY BEAUTY is still going strong for its twelfth week, see for yourself below:

Physical sales

5music – 2019/3/8 – 2019/3/14
UGLY BEAUTY represents 4,25% of CD sales

Digital sales

KKBOX TW – 2019/3/8 – 2019/3/14
Album ranking
KKBOX TW – 2019/3/8 – 2019/3/14
Song ranking
iTunes TW: live ranking (albums) – screencap taken on March 16th at 9:56 AM France time
iTunes TW: live ranking (songs) – screencap taken on March 16th at 9:56 AM France time
#5 消極掰 Life Sucks
#17 腦公 Hubby
#18 玫瑰少年 Womxnly

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Idol Producer Season 2, English subs available for the 6th episode, UGLY BEAUTY in charts, 10th week: still #1 on 5music, KKBOX TW… & Jolin goes to Milan Fashion Week / Saison 2 d’Idol Producer, sous-titres anglais disponibles pour le 6è épisode, UGLY BEAUTY dans les charts, 10è semaine : toujours #1 sur 5music, KKBOX TW… et Jolin se rend à la Fashion Week de Milan

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🇬🇧 Subbing team Qing Chun You Ni subs shared their latest release, the sixth episode of Idol Producer Season 2. Enjoy !

Jolin has joined the show this year as a dance mentor.


Last week, Jolin went to Milan, Italy in order to attend events held by Bvlgari during Milan Fashion Week.

She had some interviews there, including one where she disclosed that the 4th MV release should be for… 消極掰 Life Sucks !


UGLY BEAUTY is still going strong for its tenth week, see for yourself below:

Physical sales

5music – 2019/2/22 – 2019/2/28
UGLY BEAUTY represents 6,24% of CD sales

Digital sales

KKBOX TW – 2019/2/22 – 2019/2/28
Album ranking
KKBOX TW – 2019/2/22 – 2019/2/28
Song ranking
iTunes TW: live ranking (album) – screencap taken on March 1st at 11:02 AM France time

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Idol Producer Season 2, English subs available for the 5th episode, UGLY BEAUTY in charts, 9th week: still #1 on KKBOX TW ! / Saison 2 d’Idol Producer, sous-titres anglais disponibles pour le 5è épisode, UGLY BEAUTY dans les charts, 9è semaine : toujours #1 sur KKBOX TW !

🇫🇷 Version française page 2 !

🇬🇧 Subbing team Qing Chun You Ni subs shared their latest release, the fifth episode of Idol Producer Season 2. Enjoy !

Jolin has joined the show this year as a dance mentor.


UGLY BEAUTY is still going strong for its ninth week, see for yourself below:

Physical sales

5music – 2019/2/15 – 2019/2/21
UGLY BEAUTY represents 3,91% of CD sales

Digital sales

KKBOX TW – 2019/2/15 – 2019/2/21
Album ranking
KKBOX TW – 2019/2/15 – 2019/2/21
Song ranking
iTunes TW: live ranking (songs) – screencap taken on February 22th at 10:50 AM France time
#9 玫瑰少年 Womxnly
iTunes TW: live ranking (album) – screencap taken on February 22th at 10:51 AM France time

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Idol Producer Season 2, English subs available for the 4th episode, interview on Dialogue Circle (Jiangsu TV) & UGLY BEAUTY in charts, 8th week: still #1 on 5music, KKBOX TW… and Diamond certification on QQ Music (China) for 250,000 copies sold ! / Saison 2 d’Idol Producer, sous-titres anglais disponibles pour le 4è épisode, interview dans l’émission Dialogue Circle (Jiangsu TV), & UGLY BEAUTY dans les charts, 8è semaine : toujours #1 sur 5music, KKBOX TW… et certification Diamant sur QQ Music (Chine) pour 250 000 exemplaires vendus !

🇫🇷 Version française page 2 !

🇬🇧 Subbing team Qing Chun You Ni subs shared their latest release, the fourth episode of Idol Producer Season 2. Enjoy !

Jolin has joined the show this year as a dance mentor.


Jolin had an interview in 对话朋友圈 Dialogue Circle (Jiangsu TV). There are parts of 怪美的 Ugly Beauty MV making at the beginning !

“Every male and female in their heart will have a different image of their physical appearance, find how to be the most comfortable on your own, you don’t need to live in the framework of society ! (boys can also be feminine, girls can also be unyielding)
I always strove to seek my self-worth. I have been lost in the definition of others, and I have resisted everyone’s expectations and criticisms. I believe that learning anything with curiosity can be equal to experience setbacks and failures.
The happiest thing in 2018 is to finally hand over the album and share it with you after more than two years.
In 2019, I hope to continue to share with my life and stories. My stories and the fans’ ones are inspired by each other !”

Jolin Tsai

UGLY BEAUTY is still going strong for its eighth week, see for yourself below:

Physical sales

5music – 2019/2/8 – 2019/2/14
UGLY BEAUTY represents 6,41% of CD sales

Digital sales

KKBOX TW – 2019/2/8 – 2019/2/14
Album ranking
KKBOX TW – 2019/2/8 – 2019/2/14
Song ranking
iTunes TW: live ranking (album) – screencap taken on February 15th at 10:24 AM France time

QQ Music (China): UGLY BEAUTY got certified Diamond for 250,000 copies sold.
Jolin is the first female singer from HK and Taiwan to get this certification
(and in less than 2 months) !

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