Jolin Tsai (traditional Chinese: 蔡依林; pinyin: Cài Yīlín; Wade–Giles: Tsai I-lin; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chhoà I-lîm) (born in Hsinchuang City, Taipei County, Taiwan on 15 September 1980) has been a solo artist since 1998. She is a Taiwanese Golden Melody Award Mandopop singer, dancer and actress. She started out with a MTV singing competition. Followed by her contract with Universal Music, she produced hits like "I Know You Are Sad" (我知道你很難過) from her first album JOLIN 1019. Then she had hits like "Don't Stop" and "You Gotta Know" by her 2nd album Don't Stop.