10. Jay Chou 周杰倫 A-mei 張惠妹 – Shouldn’t Be 不該 (123M Views)
A duet between Jay Chou and A-mei released back in 2016. Shouldn’t Be is a heartbreaking love song that shows how fate does not allow two lovers to be together. It is one of the most popular Mandarin love song and topped many KTV charts in China, Malaysia and Singapore. Shouldn’t Be is also the opening theme song for Chinese epic fantasy television drama “Ice Fantasy”.
9. JJ Lin 林俊傑 – Twilight 不為誰而作的歌 (138M Views)
Twilight, a hit song from JJ Lin’s 2015 From M.E. to Myself album, portrays unsung heroes and the people you forget to thank for helping you to get to where you are today. There are many people and things in our lives we feel thankful for. There are also other MVs of JJ Lin besides Twilight with exceeded 100M views on YouTube, watch JJ Lin – “Practice Love 修煉愛情“.
8. Eric Zhou 周興哲 Lets Not be Friends Anymore 以後別做朋友 (141M Views)
Taiwanese singer Eric Chou made it big with the sentimental ‘Let’s Not Be Friends Anymore’, which was selected to be the OST of Taiwanese drama “The Way We Were“. There were many remarkable covers of this song like Jam Hsiao live performance.
7. Wanting Qu 曲婉婷 – You Exist In My Song 我的歌声里 (145M Views)
Wanting Qu is well-known for her hit song You Exist In My Song from her first album “Everything in the World”. Her singles “You Exist In My Song” was being used in the soundtrack for the Hong Kong film “Love in the Buff”. She also won “best song” Global Chinese Music Award with this song.
6. Namewee 黃明志 feat. Leehom Wang 王力宏 – Stranger In The North 漂向北方 (145M Views)
Namewee’s Stranger In The North is the most famous hit that garnered various covers from many music artistes and YouTube influentials. The song was also performed on China’s rap competition “The Rap of China” by contestant You Zhangjing (a member of boy group Nine Percent) and rapper Lil-Em and received enormous attention on several China’s charts. Check out on their amazing live performance here!
5. Joker Xue 薛之謙 – Actor 演員 (145M Views)
Released in 2016, Actor is a hit song in Joker Xue’s Beginner album. There are many incredible live versions and covers by prominent singers such as Hebe Tien, Feng Timo. (Listen to Hebe Tien’s “Actor” live, Feng Timo’s “Actor” cover)
4. Xia Hu 胡夏 – Those Bygone Years 那些年 (153M Views)
Those Bygone Years is the theme song for Taiwanese romance movie “You Are the Apple of My Eye” back in 2011. This romantic song was an instant hit. Those Bygone Years remained at the top of Taiwanese KKBOX singles daily charts for 64 days, and was also being nominated for the Best Original Film Soundtrack award at the 48th Golden Horse Awards.
3. G.E.M. 鄧紫棋 – Light Years Away 光年之外 (169M Views)
Light Years Away has topped the number 1 spot on YinYueTai (for 6 weeks), Billboard Radio China (for 2 weeks) and KKBox! This addictive song is also the Chinese theme song for movie “Passengers” in 2016.
2. Hebe Tien 田馥甄 – A Little Happiness 小幸运 (176M Views)
A Little Happiness is best known as the theme song for popular movie “Our Times” back in 2015. Regardless how many years have passed, there’s still a past beautiful memories we want to cherish in our hearts. “Our Times” is a true love story between an ordinary high school girl and the school’s troublemaker that fall in love with each other unknowingly while they helped each other out.
1. Jay Chou 周杰倫 – Love Confession 告白氣球 (176M Views)
Finally, Love Confession is the current most viewed Mandarin song on Youtube! This song is a catchy, upbeat tune with a sweet vibe, featuring Patrick Brasca in the video. The MV is filmed in Paris, with Jay Chou singing the song along the Seine River. The lyrics speak of someone having an urge to make love confession to another.
Which song is in your favorite list in 2019?