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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    American Metro Vocal Group makes splash with Canto-pop covers

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

    ... Lilly Zhang lilly.zhang@scmp.com Metro Vocal Group makes a splash by doing songs in Cantonese- even though not all members can speak it US singers do Canto-pop covers When four Americans ... English. They will sing in a concert next month featuring Canto-pop songs such as Joey Yung's My Pride, from their latest Chinese-language album No Borders. Two years ago, the group did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1014887/american-metro-vocal-group-makes-splash-canto-pop-covers
  2. Canto-pop king has a stroke of genius at his HKU singalong

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com The 'God of Canto-pop' showed his quick wit yesterday during a performance to help the University of Hong Kong celebrate its 100th anniversary ... should always listen to Cantonese songs, which appeal to our very soul, the soul of a dragon's descendant,' he said. Despite the low ebb at present, he called upon all Canto-pop writers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992104/canto-pop-king-has-stroke-genius-his-hku-singalong
  3. Canto-pop Twins on mission to bring China to Queensland

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan Canto-pop duo Twins have been named the new faces for tourism in Australia's Sunshine State. Queensland officials hope Charlene Choi Cheuk-yin and Gillian Chung Yan-tung will entice some of the millions of their fans across Asia to visit Down Under. They are hoping to have pulled off another PR coup following the success of its famous global search to find a candidate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967468/canto-pop-twins-mission-bring-china-queensland
  4. Canto-pop star sued by managers

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Canto-pop idol Theresa Fu Wing is being sued by her management companies for allegedly breaching her contracts. Talent Bang, Gold Label Management and Gold Typhoon Entertainment are seeking a declaration that Fu breached agreements dated June 2002 and are claiming unspecified damages, according to a writ filed in the District Court. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697401/canto-pop-star-sued-managers
  5. Ailing Canto-pop urged to reach out across border

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong record companies have been urged to better promote Canto-pop across the border, in the face of the increasing presence on their home turf of mainland and Taiwanese stars. Desmond ... he said. Collaboration with mainland singers could work well. Hong Kong's lack of new talent was one of the main reasons for the widely perceived declining influence of Canto-pop, Mr Lee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499849/ailing-canto-pop-urged-reach-out-across-border
  6. Canto-pop conformists

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... musical-creation and consumption patterns, which reveal much about how a culture identifies and expresses itself. Canto-pop, as an example of Hong Kong's creative output, screams social conformity, ... for art's sake'. (The CDs promise to boost development in unborn babies.) Many worried western parents would be thrilled if their adolescents preferred canto-pop to harder pop genres - the kind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427656/canto-pop-conformists
  7. Canto-pop star digs deep

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Canto-pop king Alan Tam Wing-lun will donate $800,000 to the tsunami victims from ticket sales of his New Year's Eve gig in Malaysia, Alan Tam & Hacken Lee 2005 Countdown Concert. And he has been racking his brains on how to help even more. Tam has proposed a three-day karaoke marathon at the Hong Kong Stadium to raise more funds. Since Hongkongers love ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/483764/canto-pop-star-digs-deep
  8. Summer Pop Live in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Canto-pop singers Ekin Cheng Yi-kin, Joey Yung Cho-yee (left), the Big Four and Canto-pop band Grasshopper in concert. Aug 27-29, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2905 8134 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722761/summer-pop-live-hong-kong
  9. Lyricists plan musical tribute to James Wong

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Calvin Poon Yuen-leung, a prominent lyricist of the 1980s, and Lin Xi, who has dominated Canto-pop songwriting since the 1990s, were asked by Wong's music partner, composer Joseph Koo ... Taiwan and the mainland voting for their favourite song by Wong. Under the Lion Rock, composed by Mr Koo and sung by late Canto-pop godfather Tam, topped the list with 18 per cent of votes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479672/lyricists-plan-musical-tribute-james-wong
  10. Message of James Wong to be spread in English

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The doctoral thesis of the late legendary lyricist James Wong Jim on the history of Canto-pop will be translated into English in a bid to reach a wider audience. A group of Open University translation majors will take up the work on The Rise and Fall of Canto-pop: A Study of Hong Kong Popular Music (1949-1997). They expect to complete the translation in one to two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499618/message-james-wong-be-spread-english

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