Leehom Wang (born May 17, 1976) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor of Chinese descent. Formally trained at the Eastman School of Music, Williams College and Berklee College of Music, his musical style is known for fusing traditional Chinese elements (such as Beijing opera and Chinese tribal music) with international arrangements. Wang Leehom has been active since 1995 and contributed in 25 albums, selling over 15 million records worldwide. He is also a four-time winner of Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards, the "Grammys" of Chinese music.
In addition to his music, Wang Leehom also acted in several films, including Ang Lee's Lust, Caution and Jackie Chan's film Little Big Soldier. He is also an environmental activist, and his album Change Me was dedicated to raising eco-awareness among Chinese youth. Wang Leehom was one of the first torchbearers for the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, and performed in the Olympics' closing ceremony in Beijing. Wang Leehom was listed among "The 100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time" by Goldsea Asian American Daily. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.