Radio pays tribute to local music

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 28 December, 1993, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 28 December, 1993, 12:00am

TWENTY original local songs have been selected to compete for the ''My Favourite Original Song (Local) Award'', one of the awards in the annual pop music event organised by Commercial Radio (CR) to pay tribute to local composers.

The songs were selected according to their broadcast frequencies at the four radio stations (Commercial Radio 1, Commercial Radio 2, Radio Television Hong Kong 1 and Radio Television Hong Kong 2) this year. The 20 songs with the highest broadcast rates were selected to compete for the award.

A new voting system has been devised to pick the ultimate winner. Fans can vote for their favourite song at voting centres in 20 shopping arcades from January 1 to 12.

The five songs with the highest number of votes will enter the final round of the contest at the ''Ultimate Song Chart Show'' on January 12 at the Hong Kong Coliseum where more than 10,000 audiences will select the final winner.

The 20 songs are: ''Everyone Has An Ideal'' (Vivian Lai Shui-yan), ''Thinking Of You'' (Alan Tam Wing-lun), ''Be Serious!'' (Faye Wong Ching-man), ''Begin Again'' (Sandy Lam Yik-lin), ''Turn Over A New Leaf'' (Andy Hui Chi-on), ''Totally Committed'' (George Lam Chi-cheung), ''Looking Back'' (Hacken Lee), ''Naturally'' (Vivian Chow Wai-man), ''It Is All You'' (Sally Yeh Chen-ven), ''Wild City'' (Aaron Kwok Fu-shing), ''Unending Love'' (Anthony Wong Yiu-ming), ''Refused To Be Tied Up'' (Alex To Tak-wai), ''Friend'' (Grasshopper), ''Broad Horizon'' (Beyond), ''Passionate Evening'' (Joyce Lee Lok-see), ''Game of Love'' (Prudence Liew Mei-kwen), ''Hot Tempo Wou Bom Ba'' (Grasshopper, Shirley Kwan Suk-yee, Karen Tong Po-yu, Winnie Lau Siu-wai), ''Leaving With A Song'' (Anthony Wong Yiu-ming), ''Bad Lover'' (Roman Tam) and ''Let Me Be The One'' (Anthony Lun Wing-leung).