Chinese singer, songwriter, and actress who is most recognized for winning the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Worldwide Act in 2014. She is recognized for her hit singles "Swan" which was released in 2006 and for the "Beijing Welcomes You" single for the 100-day countdown of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Her debut as a singer occurred in 2005 when she won second place at the singing context Super Girl. Due to her success, she released her debut album Who Touched My Violin String the following year.
She has won multiple awards for her singing including Best Female Singer at the Chinese Music Awards in 2010 and in 2012. She was also honored at the 2012 China Pride & Love Ceremony as a Loving Heart Public Figure for her charitable work during the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake.
She was born and raised in Changsha, Hunan, China. Her mother was a Chinese folk music teacher who inspired her career in music.
She appeared as an actress in the 2016 crime thriller Cold War 2 alongside Chow Yun Fat.