14 Jan 2022
Hublot is proud to announce that the Chinese Pop Star Lay Zhang is joining the Hublot Family, sharing his First, Unique, Different take on the world of music and performance arts. Lay is the kind of person who is driven by his powerful ambition and his constant quest for excellence. He pushes the boundaries of performance and creates a new and distinct style that is unique and transformative. He is capable of fusing different identities by using his multiple facets as a performer, dancer, singer and actor, while also fusing Chinese culture with a revolutionary kind of music and performance art. In just a few years, Lay has become one of the biggest musical players in Asia. He has it all and it seems like nothing can stop his brilliant ascension. 2016. Known as the most popular young idol in China, success in the US and making his entry into the US Billboard 200 album chart.
Fusion of arts & style
Balancing successful careers in both music and acting, Lay Zhang is an award-winning Chinese singer/songwriter, dancer, record producer and actor. Acknowledged as a gifted and precocious all- rounder, he got his first acting role when he was just six years of age and made his debut in 2012 as a member of the K-pop boy group Exo and its Chinese subgroup Exo-M, followed by his solo debut in he broadened his exposure since 2018 by gaining Lay has become one of the first Asian entertainers to successfully fuse several identities on stage, mixing performance, dancing, singing and acting. His musical style is named “M-pop”, or Mixed Mandarin pop music – a style he is spearheading with the aim of bringing Chinese culture to an international audience. His taste for mixing cultures creates a universal world of expression that goes beyond the conventional and fully embodies Hublot’s “Art of Fusion”.
His unique take on dance and music have earned him a reputation as the best Krump dancer in China, perfectly embodying the fusion spirit while blending Chinese Culture with street dance. He consistently takes his work to the next level with unprecedented high-quality stage and music performances. Lay’s distinctive musical touch features traditional Chinese musical elements fused with modern musical styles, bringing Chinese music to the world.
For years, Lay has been a Hublot watch collector. Today, his first, unique and different spirit have led him to join the Hublot Family.