In 2022, singer and producer Jackson Wang (Hong Kong, China) released his sophomore album MAGIC MAN (TEAM WANG records/88rising Records/Warner Records/RYCE MUSIC GROUP), which quickly became his highest charting album, debuting at No. 15 on the Billboard 200. It also debuted at No. 3 on Billboard’s Top Current Album Sales & Top Album Sales. The album was met with widespread critical acclaim from NPR, UPROXX, Consequence, The Daily Beast, Vulture, and more. It features the standout singles “Blow,” “Cruel,” and “Blue.”
Jackson performed his latest single “Fire to the Fuse,” the theme song for Riot Games’ League of Legends new Empyrean skin line, at the Nov 2022 League Of Legends Worlds Championship Opening Ceremony alongside Lil Nas X in San Francisco. The track peaked at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Trending Song Chart.
In addition to this, Jackson made history at the 2022 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival as the first-ever Chinese solo artist to perform on the Coachella main stage as part of 88rising’s ‘Head In The Clouds Forever’ set. Jackson also headlined this year’s 88rising ‘Head In The Clouds’ Festival (alongside the likes of NIKI, Rich Brian, Joji and more) at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.
The release of MAGIC MAN follows the successful release of 2021’s singles “Drive You Home” and “LMLY,” which have garnered over 50 million and 93 million streams respectively. Both singles charted on the U.S. Top 40 chart. In the Fall of 2019, Jackson released his critically acclaimed debut solo album, MIRRORS, which debuted at No. 32 on the Billboard 200. With MIRRORS, Jackson became the highest-charting solo artist debut from China.
Jackson is also a fashion designer, creative director, founder of TEAM WANG, and member of the hugely successful K-Pop group, Got7. Jackson has collaborated with multiple global brands including MAC, Fendi, Cartier, Armani Beauty, Rayban, L’Oreal, Pepsi, and BMW.
As a globally acclaimed artist and a creative director, Jackson’s goal is to showcase a Chinese-influenced sound on the international music stage and highlight Chinese and Asian culture worldwide. In his ascent, Jackson has amassed over 55 million followers across socials.