Discovered when he enrolled in the <i>Very Singers Training Course</i> organized by Ocean Butterflies Music Forest, JJ Lin first started out performing as a backup vocalist and writing songs for various artistes before the entertainment limelight was shone on him.<br/><br/>JJ came to musical prominence in Asia’s Mando-pop industry after he scored himself a ‘Best Newcomer’ award in the 15th Taiwan Golden Melody Awards (the equivalent of Grammy’s in the Asian region). <br/><br/>Since then he has continued to win multiple awards in the region, gaining recognition and acknowledgement for his musical works all over. He also shot to enormous fame in China after the release of his second album <i>Haven</i> (第二天堂). Prodigious hits “River South” (江南), ”Perfect Match” (豆浆油条) and “Fear” (害怕) remain popular and continue to be sung by millions even until now. <br/><br/>In 2006, JJ kicked off his first ever world tour <i>Just JJ World Tour 2006</i> in Asia. Singapore Tourism Board (STB) also promoted his concert in China in support of JJ as STB’s tourism ambassador for 2006 and 2007. <br/><br/>He held his second world tour in March 2009, with Singapore as the first stop. To date, JJ has 7 albums under his belt and each album has won him various honors and accolades in the Asian region. As a serious musician, he composes each and every song in all of his albums and he constantly seeks to do something different with each album in order to surpass his own and others’ expectations of him. <br/><br/>Managed by Ocean Butterflies since his first album, JJ Lin is arguably Singapore’s most notable success story of a boy next door made good through his musical talent and an immeasurable amount of hard work.