In , Will released his debut Mandarin solo album, Gecko Stroll , which sold over , copies in Taiwan. In October , he held his first mini concert "Will's Show" at Nangang He co-wrote the contents during the period when he was hospitalised for knee injuries. He convened a team "Pan sonic" to assist him in album productions. It also talks about Pan's emotional setbacks when he sustained serious ligament injury.
On 23 June , Pan released his fifth studio album Around the World which includes 2 duets. The album also contains the track "Pan sonic", composed by the team. He eventually made an apology, agreeing to drop his name from the credits and bear all legal consequences.
It was reported that Pan expressed shock and disappointment over the plagiarism incident. Faye from Taiwanese band F. The concert tour went on for 16 months, from Sept to January The album includes a collaboration with Mandopop singer Shin on the rock song "Shut Up". The song is recorded by brand ambassadors of Coca-Cola , as one of the torch relay songs at the Summer Olympics. It contains three new tracks, two medley remixes and 29 previously released songs. The futuristic-themed tour began in Shanghai , China and final stop held in Taipei , Taiwan.
However, he declined the offers and cited that he will only consider roles which he is confident of performing up to his expectations. On 31 August, he released his ninth studio album The Story of Billy. On 13 October, he held a celebration concert at Neo19 in Taipei , which was broadcast simultaneously on his YouTube Channel. For the first time ever, Pan took on the role of concert producer and is also involved in areas of stage, lighting and costume design, songs lineup and music arrangement.
He performed near to 30 songs of which more than two-thirds were his compositions. The concert was marked by 3D laser displays and an opening of Pan performing on a 3-storey high ball-shaped time machine. The tour is slated to continue to various cities including Shenzhen and Taipei. He attended the post-awards concert which took place at Vancouver, British Columbia , Canada on 17 May He presented the "Best Theme Song" award and performed a string of his hit songs. He was reportedly rushed to the hospital where he received two stitching procedures and treatment for injuries that include a centimetre cut on his scalp.
He was also diagnosed to have suffered from a concussion. His management agency thereafter released a statement saying that the doctors have advised Pan to be kept under observation for at least five to seven days.