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Singapore singer-songwriter Boon Hui Lu wows the crowd on ‘Taiwan Hopestar’ talent show


Local singer-songwriter Boon Hui Lu, 23, impressed the judges and audience on live talent show “Taiwan Hopestar” on Saturday (2 Dec), when she performed “Stranger in the North” by Malaysian hip hop artist Namewee and Chinese-American singer Wang Leehom.

Boon sang and rapped to the ballad and received loud applause from the audience at the end of her three-minute performance.

On her Facebook page on Tuesday (5 Dec), Boon said that she had felt nervous about the performance and hoped that people would look out for her next week.

Other talents on the show include singers Kayan Chan, Vera Yen and Hathaway Lee.

This is not the first time that Boon has been in the spotlight. She also appeared on local television when she competed in Channel 5’s singing reality show “The Final 1” back in 2012.

As a child actress, she has appeared in Channel 8 shows, including “Rhapsody in Blue”, for which she won the Star Award for Young Talent, and “My School Daze”.

Watch her performance here:

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