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Stefanie Sun (simplified Chinese: 孙燕姿; traditional Chinese: 孫燕姿; pinyin: Sūn Yànzī, born 23 July 1978) is a Singaporean singer-songwriter. In 2000, she released her debut album, Yan Zi, which won her a Golden Melody Award for Best New Artist. In 2004, she released her eighth studio album, Stefanie, which won her another Golden Melody Award for Best Mandarin Female Singer. Having sold more than 30 million records, she achieved popularity in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Stefanie Sun
2014 孫燕姿.jpg
Sun at the signing session of Kepler in Taipei, March 2014
Stefanie Sng Ee Tze

(1978-07-23) 23 July 1978 (age 40)
Alma materNanyang Technological University
OccupationSinger, songwriter
Years active2000–present
Nadim van der Ros (m. 2011)
AwardsRTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards – Best New Artist (Merit)
Most Popular Female Singer (Copper)
Most Popular Female Singer (Silver)
Best Mandarin Song (Silver)
2003 Encounter
Most Popular Chinese Song (Copper)
2003 Encounter
Most Popular Female Singer (Gold)
Best Mandarin Song (Copper)
2004 My Love
Most Popular Female Singer (Silver)
Most Popular Female Singer (Silver)

Golden Melody Awards – Best New Artist
Best Mandarin Female Singer

MTV Asia AwardsFavorite Artist Singapore
2002–2005, 2008

Beijing Pop Music Awards – Most Popular Song
2001 Certificate of Love
Best New Artist
Most Popular Female Singer (Hong Kong/Taiwan)
Best Song (Hong Kong/Taiwan)
2004 Encounter
Most Popular Music Video (Hong Kong/Taiwan)
2004 I'm Not Upset

Chinese name
Traditional Chinese姿
Simplified Chinese姿
Musical career
GenresPop, pop rock
InstrumentsVocals, piano
LabelsWarner, Capitol, Wonderful, Universal


Life and careerEdit

Sun was born in Singapore on July 23, 1978. She attended Nanyang Primary School, St. Margaret's Secondary School, Raffles Girls' School, Saint Andrew's Junior College, and Nanyang Technological University, where she obtained a bachelor's degree of Marketing in 2000. During the college, she wrote her first song titled "Someone", which later appeared on her 2002 album, Start. She also attended LWS School of Music, and her vocal talent was discovered by her music teacher Lee Wei Song, who later introduced Sun to Samuel Chou, the chairman of Warner Music Taiwan at the time.

In May 2011, Sun married Nadim van der Ros, who is Dutch and founder of Be An Idea,[1] a part of the Good Bean Consultancy.[2] They had secretly registered their marriage in March 2011.[3][4][5] In October 2012, Sun gave birth to her first child, a boy,[6][7][8] followed by a daughter in July 2018.[9]


Studio albumsEdit

Extended playsEdit

  • Rainbow Bot (2016)

Compilation albumsEdit

Live albumsEdit

  • 2000 Live Concert (2001)
  • Start World Tour (2002)


  1. ^ "About Be An Idea". Be An Idea. 1 December 2018.
  2. ^ "The Good Bean Consultancy". xinmsn. 3 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Stefanie Sun wedding". todayonline. 8 May 2011. Archived from the original on 13 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Stefanie Sun wedding photos". YeinJee. 8 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Stefanie Sun says 'I do'". xinmsn. 13 April 2011.
  6. ^ "Stefanie Sun has given birth to a boy, 3.4 kg". The Straits Times. 31 October 2012.
  7. ^ "快訊 /孫燕姿當媽了! 兒子萬聖節前來搗蛋 (Chinese)". Yes Entertainment. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  8. ^ "孙燕姿喜得3.4公斤男婴 自然分娩母子平安 (Chinese)". Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  9. ^ "Stefanie Sun gives birth to second child". Channel NewsAsia. 30 July 2018.

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