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  1. Canto-pop losing out

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Over the past 10 years, Canto-pop music has really lost its way. People in other countries pay no attention to it. On the other hand, J-pop and K-pop are on the rise. J-pop music has a powerful rhythm and beautiful melodies. K-pop stars have great dance moves and the lyrics are easy to remember. Compared to J-pop and K-pop, Hong Kong's music has made no progress. In fact, ...

  2. Kary proves to be one tough cookie in switch from Canto-pop to indie

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am

    ... with Hardpack, including a cover of Katrina and the Waves' 1980s hit Walking on Sunshine, and a solo acoustic rendition of her old Canto-pop song Companion. The LMF crew- all shod in Puma- followed ... with Puma's recent focus on urban street culture, such as hip hop and skateboarding. Whether Ng has successfully made the jump from Canto-pop artist to indie rocker is up for debate, but at the least, ...

  3. Canto-pop singer sues over Mercedes

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Canto-pop singer Ronald Cheng Chun-kei, 37, is suing car sales agent Eddy Wong Pak-wing for a HK$160,000 deposit on a Mercedes Benz that he ordered in 2004 but never received. Cheng filed the lawsuit through his Gabia Company Limited. The hearing continues today in the District Court. ...

  4. Man arrested for assault on Canto-pop star

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 36-year-old man was arrested yesterday for indecently assaulting Canto-pop singer Stephanie Cheng Yung, 24, after a publicity event in a Tseung Kwan O mall. The man, surnamed Choi, was seen emerging from a crowd and touched Cheng's chest when she was leaving the Edge. He was immediately detained by security guards, who called police. ...

  5. Easy access to Canto-pop hits

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak If you love a couple of songs by an artist, but don't want to buy the whole album, Love Best Volume 2 is tailor-made for you. The three CDs and a DVD feature best-selling songs from the past few years by longtime Canto-pop favourites such as Leo Ku Kui-kei, Eason Chan Yik-shun and Kelly Chen Wai-lam, and newer idols like Hins Cheung and Kay Tse On-kay. Not every ...

  6. All about Canto-pop

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It's played an important role in our cultural heritage, writes Lau Kit-wai An exhibition showcases the important role played by Canto-pop in the development of the city's culture and how the music has affected people's lives. Organised by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Riding a Melodic Tide: The Development of Canto-pop ...

  7. Canto-pop debut lacks substance

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... and there is little variety between songs. All the tracks are slow, sentimental love songs and typical Canto-pop ballads which sound similar. What's more, the last three numbers are just cover versions ...

  8. Canto-pop celebration

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai Get A Life: Eason Chan Live in Hong Kong, is a live recording of songs from the singer's sold-out concert series in February. It's evidence of the Canto-pop ... and Lin Xi. Since entering show business in 1995, Chan has focused on improving his vocal talent. His dedication has paid off. Given the poor quality of the current crop of Canto-pop singers- ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Not your average Canto-pop album

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... By Lau Kit Wai Me?... We! is a showcase of indie music produced by Hong Kong-based musicians such as Calvin Poon Yuen-leung, MC Yan, Eugene Pao and Ghost Style- aka Brandon Ho. The album, although not as groundbreaking as hoped for, is refreshing given th ...




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