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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Hong Kong's intimate venues carve out indie music niche

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Lana Lam

    ... groups playing in Hong Kong in recent years, local music promoters are behind a steady stream of gigs at smaller venues in a city that has long favoured mainstream Canto-pop shows at the Coliseum ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ENTERTAINMENT

    Briton Barry Cox eyes stardom singing Canto-pop, but his songs have bite

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... supermarket and started singing lessons so he could learn how to be like his idol: Canto-pop star Leon Lai Ming. "The first time I performed I sang [Lai Ming's song] I Love You OK ... concert arena favoured by many Canto-pop stars. Since February, he's stepped a little closer to that dream after he knocked on the door of veteran broadcaster Robert Chua Wah-peng, who ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    American Metro Vocal Group makes splash with Canto-pop covers

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by LILLY ZHANG

    ... the Midwest, the Metro Vocal Group performs a cappella versions of Cantonese and Mandarin pop songs, besides singing in their native English. They will sing in a concert next month featuring Canto-pop ... don't you sing in English?'" US singers do Canto-pop covers ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    He'd like the world to sing … in Cantonese

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Former music boss Alex Chan says Canto-pop can move beyond Hong Kong and find millions of new fans around the mainland and the globe He'd like the world to sing... in Cantonese For Canto-pop, there is no better time than the present if Hongkongers can look beyond the city, according to music industry veteran Alex Chan Siu-po. "Right ...

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    Fans and friends remember Anita Mui at anniversary concert

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 03:35am by Johnny Tam and Carol Cheung

    ... Johnny Tam and Carol Cheung Fans and friends remember Anita Mui Thousands of fans and fellow superstars gathered last night for a concert to commemorate Canto-pop diva Anita Mui Yim-fong ... of the most influential of Hong Kong's musicians. She produced some 30 Canto-pop albums which sold more than 100 million copies worldwide and received numerous music awards. Songs ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Fans of late singer Anita Mui hijack auction of her belongings

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Anita Mui devotees outbid all-comers at sale of late Canto-pop singer's personal items Pop diva's fans dominate auction of her belongings Die-hard fans of the late Canto-pop diva Anita Mui Yim-fong seized control of the auction room floor in an attempt to thwart other bidders cashing in on her fame yesterday. Even the famed worldwide Hard ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Fans of late singer Anita Mui seek display venue for her belongings

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Anita Mui devotees plan exhibition of singer’s belongings to mark anniversary of her death Pop icon’s fans in search of a stage Fans of late Canto-pop ... Each set had a pre-sale estimate of HK$500, with some estimated to fetch about HK$1,000. The sale also revealed the late Canto-pop singer as a Manchester United fan. Sets of the English ...

  8. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    Celebrity power couple Faye Wong, Li Yapeng divorce after eight years of marriage

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 09:05pm by Shirley Zhao Xiaoying

    ... as well." The 44-year-old Canto-pop and Mando-pop diva, who is based in Beijing, married mainlander and former actor Li in 2005. In a posting on his Weibo page later, Li, who is two years ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ENTERTAINMENT

    Non-Chinese can succeed in local entertainment industry, says actress

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:23pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... for Canto-pop stars such as William So Wing-hong and Jade Kwan Sum-yin. While teaching drama and working as a choreographer, she looked for a chance to break into the local entertainment industry. We’re ... Putonghua or Cantonese, the group covers versions of popular Canto-pop and  Mando-pop songs. Their music videos achieved a buzz on YouTube, and this later led to real-life popularity for the band ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Fans commemorate 10th anniversary of Leslie Cheung's death

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... It was a tragic conclusion to his legendary show business career as a singer and actor. Cheung initially rose to fame as a Canto-pop singer in the 1980s after studying at Leeds University in England. His ...




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