It was only by His grace, that Edward Chen’s first album unexpectedly set a FANTASTIC record with the most first album sold as a newcomer. Not only that his first album became very popular, but MOST IMPORTANTLY a lot of people from different backgrounds, including those who love to listen to mandarin songs and those that does not, was strengthened, blessed, and even accepted Jesus as their personal savior. Until the year of 2017, Edward Chen has released 25 solo albums not include some of compilation albums. And Edward Chen also is a producer and a songwriter. Almost every album is multi language album ( Indonesian, mandarin, English ).
He wrote many Christians songs that have been a blessing to all the churches and listener such as: HATIKU PERCAYA - TRUST IN YOU, ENGKAU BAIK, YANG S’LALU KUANDALKAN ( YONG YUAN DE YI KAO ), TUHAN TAK PERNAH GAGAL, TAKKAN PERNAH TERLAMBAT, KUBERSERAH PENUH - I SURRENDER ALL, and a lot more. Every single song and album that has been released have truly impacted and responded very well by all listeners in Indonesia and even overseas, as it has brought strength and healing to them. Aside from ministering to the Christian world, Edward Chen was also given the opportunity contribute to Indonesia’s entertainment world with his first secular album called “All About Love”. The album was a big success and further Edward’s popularity, as he was later invited as a guest star in one of the television show in LIVE ANTV on a special Valentine’s Day edition (2004) event called “Oriental Night”. In 2013, for the first time, Edward Chen, released his first international mandarin album in Taiwan. The album became a blessing to a lot of Chinese people around the world.
His single " yong yuan de yi kao 永遠的依靠 Lean On You " is still being sung by Chinese speaking churches in USA, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia until recently. In 2015, by the grace of God, Edward Chen had a duet with the Legendary Christian Singer and Worship Leader, Don Moen, in Edward Chen's album called DAY AND NIGHT WORSHIP. Those albums has also been played in various secular and gospel radio stations in Indonesia, including on special events in the malls and cafes in cities around Indonesia and overseas. Furthermore, Edward’s videoclips are also frequently played in local and even national TV stations. Edward Chen is frequently invited to minister to various cities around Indonesia and overseas such as Europe, Taiwan, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Australia. Almost every year Edward Chen has been nominated as one of the best male gospel singer by the Indonesian gospel Music Award. It was on 2008 that Edward Chen was chosen as the BEST MALE gospel singer.
On 2009, Edward Chen also got the Favorite Ring Back Tone Artist award. This year (2017) is Edward Chen’s 15th year in producing songs and given the opportunity to do praise and worships. Finally, in May 2017, Edward Chen’s 25th album was released. This newest album is called “I NEED YOU”. This time, Edward Chen has decided to choose Korean as a new language to be in his album.
Furthermore, Edward Chen is singing duet with a KPOP/CCM singer Brian Kim. With the release of this new album, Edward hope that this album will not only blesses people that speaks in Mandarin, English, and Indonesian, but also Korean people and even all the other nations through praise and worship. And not only in music ministry, He is also has a heart to pray for the sick and to help the poverty in Indonesia by contributing in charity event and to do ministry in small village especially in his home town ( Sumba island ). Since then, Edward Chen continues to produce new albums, write new songs, and also make video clips that strengthens, inspires, and remind individuals to always have faith, worship and praise God in their daily walk. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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