Top 10 Popular Chinese Songs 2017

In this post, we want to share with you, our Top 10 Popular Chinese / Mandarin Songs 2017 that you must hear.

There are many good and beautiful Chinese songs released and reach it's popularity last year, such as Eric Chou's How Have You Been? , Hebe Tien's A Little Happiness, Mayday's Here, After, Us and much more.
Some of them still popular now, but others is not anymore.

To make this list, we have summarized several Chinese music charts such as KKBOX, UFO Mandarin Chart, YinYueTai, social media, and our personal opinion.

(Please note that in this list, we don't just list 2017 released song, but also 2016,2015 songs which still popular in 2017.)

Last Update.
31 May 2017.
We have added latest some popular Chinese songs and removed the songs which are not popular anymore.

So, here we go:

聖結石Saint - An Li 安儷

Our first favorite Chinese songs 2017 is a 安儷An Li from 聖結石Saint.
It's a beautiful song with a funny lyrics. This is song talking about the call from an old friend who invited to meet and drink coffee together after a long time, at first he thought his friend would talk about their youth, but that expectation began to fade away when he suddenly remembered that his friend actually did not like to drink coffee and when he saw his friend uses a suit and, ... offers him a skin care product.
I can't stop to repeat this song again and again. You should listen to it.
Another good song from Saint is "I really don't want to, but.." (真的不想嘴).

Namewee黄明志, Wang Lee Hom 王力宏 - Stranger In The North 漂向北方

A new song from Malaysian singer Namewee with Wang Lee Hom,
A great rap from Namewee and beautiful Wang Lee Hom voice makes this song become such an amazing song. This song is tell about a migrant life in the Northern China (Beijing).
Stranger in the North become one of hottest Chinese song this year because it become #1 on several music charts, and it also still become one of the most read lyrics on Musicacrossasia this month,
For me, Stranger in the North is one of the best songs on Namewee's latest album, CROSSOVER ASIA.

See the lyrics here: Namewee 黃明志- Stranger In The North 漂向北方歌詞( feat. Wang Leehom 王力宏)

Jay Chou 周杰倫 - Confession Balloons 告白氣球

Confession Balloons is a song which I loved most from Jay Chou's Bedtime Stories album.
After almost one year after the first debut, Confession Balloon still becomes Chinese music lovers favorite.
With cherish music, beautiful MV, and lovely lyrics make this song still become top 10 popular Chinese song in some charts.
Confession Balloon is a romantic song which will make every people (especially girl) who hears it will 'melting'.

See the lyrics here: Jay Chou 周杰倫 - Gaobai Qiqiu 告白氣球 with English Translation

G.E.M - Light Years Away 光年之外

Top 10 Popular Chinese Songs 2017

Gloria Tang which popular as G.E.M is chosen to sung Chinese version official soundtrack of Hollywood's movie, Passenger.
Light Years Away lyrics is matched with the movie which expressing the leads love for each other and being destined together despite the hardships.
Have you listened it?

Listen to it here: G.E.M - Light Years Away

Eason Chan 陳奕迅 - Let Me Be Your Side 讓我留在你身邊

This is a new song from Hong Kongese superstar Eason Chan,
This single is released last December, which just one month after he released I Do single.
This song is highly accepted by Chinese music lovers, for me, it's an exciting, inspirational song. 
Anyway, this song also is sung by an ex-EXO member, LuHan.

JiaJia 家家 - Playhouse 家家酒

This song is part of JiaJia's Still Missing album which released last year.
This song is still popular until now, and it ranked top 3 in KKBOX chart.
Playhouse is an official music theme of Taiwanese romantic comedy series 極品絕配 (The Perfect Match).

NICKTHEREAL ( Nick Chou 周湯豪 ) - Shuai Dao Fen Shou 帥到分手

帥到分手 is a pop (which blend with some rap) song from Taiwanese actor and singer, Nick Chou aka NICKTHEREAL.
it's the 6th track from his latest album, REAL.
This song is included on big five KKBOX chart 2017 and top 10 UFO Mandarin Pop Chart.

Nana Lee 李千娜 - Bu Ceng Hui Lai Guo 不曾回來過

This song is an official music theme of Taiwanese drama called 通靈少女 (The Teenage Psychic), it's a ballad song with sad lyrics. Absolutely, it's a good song and I can't remove it from my favorite playlist. This song steadily in top 3 in some charts ranking.

Lyrics: Nana Lee 李千娜 - Bu Ceng Hui Lai Guo 不曾回來過 Lyrics

Jacky Xue 薛之謙 / Hebe Tien 田馥甄 - Actress 演員

For me, 演員/ Actress is the best song from Jacky Xue,
Actress/Actor originally sung by Jacky Xue Zhi Qian which released two years ago and I can't deny that this song is still popular until right now.
Moreover, Taiwanese pop star Hebe Tien also sung this song on Chinese music show, Sound of My Dream makes this song reach its popularity again in 2017.

Another songs from Joker Xue which gone popular this year are 曖昧 Ambigous Love and 我害怕 I'm Afraid.

See the lyrics here: Xue Zhiqian 薛之謙 - Yan Yuan 演員, Ambigious Love 曖昧 LyricsI'm Afraid 我害怕 Lyrics

Eric 周興哲 - How Have You Been 你, 好不好

Our favorite, best, and popular Mandarin songs 2017 is How Have You Been from Eric Chou Xing Zhe.
Even this song popularity slowly down, but still... I think this song is worthy enough to be included in this list.

See also: 5 Best 周興哲 Eric Chou Songs You Must Hear

A ballad song from new rising star can make his fans and Chinese music lover fallin' love with that song.
Eric 周興哲 just released his latest song which titled 永不失聯的愛 (Unbreakable Love), It's an another ballad song and it's pretty good too! Have you listened it?


So, that is our top 10 popular Chinese/Mandarin songs in 2017.
Are you have listened to it all? how do you think? 
Do you have your favorite song this year? let's share it with us!
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1 comment:

  1. I wish I knew chinese then I might have interest in chinese songs as well. Any how, I have many chinese friends will share it with them and hope that they will love it