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  1. Tse goes against Canto-pop grain

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Defying stereotypical bubble-gum Canto-pop, up-and-coming singer Kay Tse On-kay will sing about Filipino domestic helpers and speeding overnight public light buses on her new ... tracks about the local slimming culture and gossip magazines. There's also a song about refusing to be a typical Canto-pop singer who croons karaoke-oriented tunes. The pianist (right), who ...

  2. Canto-pop star to hit mainland

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Singer Joey Yung Cho-yee is shifting her sights to the mainland, kicking off with a concert in Guangzhou next Friday. Yung, 24, named the most popular female singer in a number of Hong Kong music awards earlier this year, said the time had co ...

  3. Hei Wong

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... in Cantonese, with straightforward lyrics and simple guitar arrangements. 'What I want to do is pop music. But in Hong Kong, my music doesn't belong to Canto-pop because Canto-pop means ...

  4. Local boy band fail to find their range

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... When Aunties members Five and Eight, dressed in elaborate tango costumes, wigs and high-heels, mocked Canto-pop duo Twins' dance technique, the audience burst into laughter. Although ... received a great reception - as always - from the audience. Aunties first danced their way on to the stage dressed in white T-shirts and shorts, singing a song by Canto-pop girl band Cookies. ...

  5. Riot act

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... government officials to a Canto-pop singer (think Sam Hui Koon-kit in falsetto) and naive university student to a vengeful ghost, he won big laughs and quickly gained a following. Elly Yeung Ngai-ni, ... Chan's roles,' she says. 'He can handle a variety of characters and is a really good singer. The Canto-pop medley he sang in West Kowloon Side Story was amazing.' Much ...

  6. Band wagon

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... performers at tomorrow's opening show, is praising Chan's voice and stage presence. 'Skilful, full of emotion, dramatic,' is how the Canto-pop singer describes Chan, who is known ... will be presented by local theatre group Zuni Icosahedron. Other guests include Canto-pop singer Miriam Yeung Chin-wah, Rebecca Pan Dik-wah, Taiwanese singer Rene Liu Ruo-ying, comedian Jim Chim Sui-man, ...

  7. Newcomer Vidal fast to learn the industry ropes

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Canto-pop newcomer Janice Vidal, aka Wei Lan, has been quick to learn that there's more to being a singer than pumping out tunes. The 23-year-old, who released her debut album, Day & Light, last month, said her brief time in the music scene had taught her what the industry expected of her. 'There's a lot of politics,' she said. 'That ...

  8. Tat's enough for over-worked entertainer Wong

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Musician Anthony Wong Yiu-ming said his life as a busy entertainer would soon be changing, with greater emphasis on leisure time. The veteran singer and member of the successful Canto-pop band Tat Ming Pair has spent most of his time making and promoting music since the band's reunion concerts last December- and hasn't had time for much else. 'I ...

  9. Hui his own man

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Trying to make it in the cut-throat music business is tough enough without the shadow of your famous father looming large over your endeavours. But you don't have to tell Ryan Hui Wai-yan about that. The eldest son of 'Canto-pop godfather' Sam Hui Koon-kit has been busy working on his debut EP, Hoi Hew. 'There's a bit of pressure because ...

  10. Lam's lament

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Veteran Canto-pop singer Sandy Lam Yik-lin remembers how tough it was starting out in the music industry, but says it's even harder now. Last week in Malaysia she ... Canto-pop eras. The way the industry operates now is so different from the past,' said the 39-year-old. 'We had more time, space and opportunities. But now, there are less opportunities ...




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