Bill Whelan’s ‘Lift The Wings’ Reaches #1 in China

Last week saw Cai Chengyu’s version of Bill Whelan’s composition ‘Lift the Wings’ (the main song from Riverdance) go straight to No. 1 on QQ Music in China. QQ Music is one of the leading Chinese music platforms, a freemium music streaming service owned by Tencent Music, a joint venture between Tencent and Spotify. As of 2018, the service is set to reach over 700 million users with an estimated 120 million subscribers

Performed by tenor Cai Chengyu, a member of the classical group Super Vocal the latest singing to Universal Music China. Super Vocal rose to fame on Hunan TV’s talent competition, the Chinese equivalent of The Voice/America’s Got Talent, featuring classically trained singers singing both operatic and musical pieces. Hunan TV is China’s leading entertainment television show. The quartet of singers in the group are Cai Chengyu, Tong Zhuo, Gao Tianhe and Ju Hongchuan.

Listen To the exclusive Chinese version of ‘Lift The Wings’ Here

This version of the track is sung by Cai and features on the exclusive Chinese version of Riverdance 25th Anniversary: Music From The Show, which went straight to number 1 last week on QQ Music Chart


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