One of his recent ventures in the world of music was a duet with Ayumi Hamasaki, for the latter’s music video, “The Gift” (and as of April 27, 2015, has about 1,882,459 page views). In 2019, he took part in the Chinese food travelogue show, Chef Nic.
He “penned songs and finished his Message In A Bottle album, which was released on 29 December 2017. A preview of his 9th album was made available on 12 December 2011 on various Chinese internet radio channels. On August 14, 2015, Lin was selected to be the advisor for Team Harlem Yu on The Voice of China (season 4). to Myself was released on 25 December 2015.
The theme song of the documentary, “Infinity and Beyond” was released on 21 June 2016. Lin debuted his musical career by releasing his debut album, Music Voyager (2003).
Wayne Lin Jun Jie born 27 March 1981 better known by his stage name JJ Lin, is a Singaporean singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Now, he has written over a hundred songs for other artists. A compilation of micro films were released in conjunction with the album, serving to expand the stories behind the songs. He also started his world tour “Timeline” in July 2013 in Taipei (Taiwan). He was honored with the Top Local Artiste of the Year award, which is given out to Singaporean artists who generated the highest royalty earnings for the year.
He released the seventh album, Hundred Days, on 18 December 2009. In June 2010, Lin performed together with the American singer, Sean Kingston at the opening concert of the Marina Bay Sands to thousands of invited VIPs guests.
He has written songs for various musical artists while he was still a trainee under Ocean Butterflies under his mentors, Billy Koh and Sunkist Ng. On November 4, 2016, Lin joined the variety show “Dream Voice” as one of the mentors alongside A-mei Zhang, Jam Hsiao, Hebe Tian, and Yu Quan.
In 2011, Lin signed a contract with the record label Warner Music Taiwan. In that same year, Lin won the Singapore Youth Award.
Lin’s ninth studio album, Lost N Found was released on 31 December 2011, right before the end of the year. 280,000 copies of the album were sold in seven days.
His own fashion line, SMUDGE, was opened in Singapore during 2008 Christmas with an unofficial launch. He stayed on as a mentor for the second season of the show, which was released in October 2017, and the third season, which was released in October 2018. In 2009, however, his singing career was put on hold due to his voice being damaged by acid reflux and flu, as well as his hectic touring and recording schedules. In 2015, he was selected to perform the National Day Theme Song, “Our Singapore”, which was composed by Dick Lee.
In February 2008, Lin released a compilation album entitled Waiting for Love It has selected tracks from several of his albums spanning from his debut album to 2007’s West Side.He was also involved in an anti-drugs event as an ambassador, in Taiwan. In Taiwan, he was awarded the Best New Artist award at the Golden Melody Awards. He is also the tourist ambassador for Singapore.
In 19 December 2017, JJ Lin posted on his Instagram page that the past two years “had not been easy” and that he had been “searching constantly for a clear direction”, needing a ” shelter for the soul, a ‘SANCTUARY’”. Lin’s tenth anniversary album, Stories Untold was released on 13 March 2013. Lin also donated a large sum of money to the rescue efforts and composed a song “Love and Hope” commemorating the tragedy. Furthermore, he has a brother who was a major influence in his career choice.
Later that year, in October, his sixth album, Sixology was released.