Joanna Dong is a Singaporean jazz vocalist, musical theatre actress and TV host. Over the years, the versatile singer has established herself as one of the most talented and sought-after jazz vocalists in Singapore, with a repertoire that spans a wide range of audiences. A graduate with an Honours Degree in Sociology from the National University of Singapore, Joanna is strongly bilingual and very passionate about sharing her love for jazz with Mandarin speaking audiences.
Apart from her love for singing, multitalented Joanna was also recognised in other fields, such as winning the Best Supporting Actress in the ST Life! Theatre Awards in 2008, the Star Hunter Award at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival in 2011, nominee for best female host at the Macau Rainbow TV awards in 2016 and in 2019, she won the award for Best Entertainment Hostess at the 4th Asia Rainbow TV Awards.
Joanna became the pride of Singapore after a stellar performance at Sing! China, coming in 2nd runner up under Jay Chou’s team in the popular Chinese singing competition. She has since released three singles: a jazzy rendition of Wakin Chau’s classic “I Truly Give My Love To You”; her first Mandarin Christmas single, ‘In Time For Snow’, an original creation by local music greats, Liang Wern Fook and Jeremy Monteiro; and in March 2018, her heartsong and an original piece by Ruth Ling & Chen Jia Ming, “Long Way Round”. She was also recently featured as a vocalist and lyricist on the single “⽆无⾔言 Say So” by The Sam Willows.