CoCo Lee takes the stage at Mandalay Bay Events Center

December 18, 2001 2:33 AM


Asian singing sensation, CoCo Lee takes the stage on Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. For ticket information, call (702) 632-7580 or toll-free (877) 632-7400.

CoCo Lee released her first album in 1994 entitled “Love It Now” which gained widespread success throughout the United States and overseas. In 1996, Lee released “Past Love” which became the highest grossing album of the year, with sales of more than 600,000 copies. Later that year, Lee’s single “Good Mood” held at No. 1 on the Taiwan Billboard Charts for more than ten weeks, surpassing all other records.

Lee made her mark as an international performer in 1998, when she recorded a duet with Julio Iglesias, and performed with such talented entertainers as Ricky Martin and Michael Jackson. Last year, Lee released her first English album “Best of My Love.” Lee was also featured on the soundtrack for the blockbuster film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” later becoming the first Asian performer to be invited to sing at the Academy Awards.

This year, Lee was honored by MTV International as Outstanding Asian Singer and Best Female Performer by Hong Kong’s New City Radio. Asian News recognized Lee as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the world.

Appearing as a special guest with CoCo Lee will be Lawerence Kai Wah Ng, a well-known Hong Kong actor known for his work on television and movies. He has starred in 27 different television series, the most famous of which is the hit prime-time soap opera “Healing Hands,” popular with viewers in Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.