Alan Luo or Show, is a Taiwanese [i]singer, host, dancer, and actor[/i]. He also speaks fluent Japanese.
Show started playing drums at the tender age of 3 and performed onstage with his parents as a child. He won a silver award at a singing contest when he was only 7. Show joined the '4 Heavenly Kings imitation concert' in 1995 and managed to clinch 1st place. In 1996, 'Four Heavenly Kings' debuted and their 1st album was released. The group was active in the following years before breaking up in 1998. In the same year, Show joined another group named 'ROMEO' and was active in it until year 2000. In 2003, Show launched his solo debut and released his 1st album 'Show Time' and has since captivated his fans with hip hop, R&B, and ballads, as well as collaborations with stars like Jolin Tsai, Jay Chou, and Joey Yung.
2005: Hypnosis SHOW & 1st concert
On October 14, 2005, Show released his 3rd album "Hypnosis SHOW". He collaborated with Jolin Tsai in the song 'zhen ming tian zi' and invited Barbie Hsu to star in his MV 'Self-Hypnotised'
At a later part of the same year, Show held his 1st concert at Taipei Arena. He cried when he sang the song 'Strength' as it reminded him of his father who had passed away earlier that year. The concert was a success.
On November 17, 2006, Show released his 4th album titled 'SPESHOW'. The meaning to SPESHOW is there are many specials included in this album and 'show' refers to his name. In the MV of 'The Dance Gate', Show once again proved that he can dance very well by showing different styles of dances in it. 'The Dance Gate' is a remake of the song 'James Dean (I Wanna Know)' by Daniel Bedingfield. Show also invited Ariel Lin,the Taiwanese actress to star in his MV 'Good Friends'. Mando- pop fans also get to enjoy his first attempt at an English song, 'Twinkle', a duet with Japanese singer Kumi Koda. Besides that, Simon Webbe also rapped in Show's song 'King's Game'. Last but not least, Show composed the tune for the song 'Narcissism'.
The sale of Show's new album have risen significantly since his last. Within a matter of weeks, the Taiwanese star managed to sell 400,000 copies. SPESHOW was so popular that 4 versions of it were released.
SPESHOW managed to cement Show's new image of 'Asia's Dancing King' like his good friend Jolin Tsai 's image of 'Asia's Dancing Diva'. Show's popularity around Asia and the world have increased much after the release of this album
In June 2007, Show moved from Avex Trax to EMI Capitol Records. On the day of the conference, Show was shocked but happy to receive a video from his idol Aaron Kwok, wishing him success under the new label. EMI Capitol Records plans to send Show abroad to countries such as Japan to learn more advanced dancing.On August 13, Show was selected to be the Mandarin spokesperson for High School Musical 2. He will be singing the Mandarin version of the themesong Bet On it called Bi Sha Ji and the song will be included in the High School Musical 2 Soundtrack (Asia Edition).
'Show on Stage' Concert Tour
The tour kicked off on June 9, 2007 in Shanghai. The Hong Kong girl group Twins was invited as guests and they sang 'Expert Lover' together with Show. The tour continued on June 30, 2007 in Nanjing, with Jolin Tsai as the guest. The tour will travel to other cities including Beijing, Taiwan, Singapore, Jiangsu and Hong Kong in the later part of the year till 2008. Capitol Records recently announced that he would also be reprising his tour of Sydney.
Show Luo had been endorsing McDonalds for many years now. He also donates to Ronald McDonald's Charity house. During his concerts in Taipei, there were 10,561 people hugging at the same time, breaking the Guinness World Records of having the most pairs hugging.