SINGAPORE - It was a "changed" Wang Lee Hom who appeared in front of fans here on New Year's Eve - the first time since he announced his lightning marriage last November.
The Taiwanese-American singer was visibly in high spirits when he ushered in the new year with the 18,000-strong crowd at MediaCorp's Celebrate TV50 New Year countdown show at The Float @ Marina Bay.
Speaking backstage to the media before his performance, Wang, 37, admitted that he was a "changed man", having gone through an eventful 2013.
In an all-white ensemble and donning sunglasses, he rattled off the memorable milestones of the past year.
"Getting married, that was a huge one. Working with Michael Mann, that was a huge one," said Wang, who started filming his first Hollywood movie, action thriller Cyber, with American directorproducer Mann last year.
"I worked on the film My Lucky Star, and my Open Fire concert tour," he added, referring to the romantic flick co-starring Zhang Ziyi and gigs which included a stop at London's O2 Arena.
He shocked fans when he announced on his social media accounts that he had found his "Forever Love" - a reference to his self-penned ballad and life partner Li Jinglei, 27.
His manager had earlier asked reporters here to refrain from asking questions about Wang's personal life.
No mention was made of Chinese pianist Li Yundi, whom Wang has denied being romantically linked to, and who also recently unveiled a surprise girlfriend.