Music lovers, critics as well as performers, have long complained about a soulless Canto-pop scene, where "k songs"- numbers created with karaoke renditions in mind - have come to define the genre.Monday, 8 July, 2013, 9:12am
Hong Kong's canto-pop stars get all the glory, but behind every hit song is a great songwriter.13 Jun 2013 - 8:46am
Pop star Sita Chan died in a car crash early yesterday, just three months after winning TVB's best new female singer award. Chan, 26, was pulled unconscious from the wreckage of her Lexus which went out of control and crashed on a Yau Ma Tei flyover early yesterday. She was declared dead less than two hours later.18 Apr 2013 - 9:15am 12 comments
French beauty brand La Mer hosted a soiree at the ballroom of the Four Seasons hotel on Friday night to launch its new moisturising cream. Guests at the party, including Daisy Ho Chiu-fung, Monica Chen and Ming Ho, dressed to the nines, although not all followed the "white" dress code.25 Sep 2012 - 3:50am
It is still the height of summer, but the fashion industry waits for no one - or nature.
Canto-pop idols Kary Ng Yu-fei and Pakho Chau Pak-ho broke out in a sweat by wrapping themselves in layered T-shirts and quilted jackets during a photo shoot for Adidas' autumn-winter collection, which lands in stores on Friday.5 Sep 2012 - 2:39am
Suo Yutong's landscape "paintings" made up of tens of thousand pieces of small fine hooks, meticulously grouped and textured on paper into recognisable topography. Today, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 0818. Ends today
etude for every day life24 Aug 2012 - 12:19pm
It would be easy to label Barry Cox a novelty - a Caucasian who sings in Cantonese and Putonghua - but there's nothing trivial about this wannabe pop star's latest song on a controversial topic that divides Hongkongers: shark's fin soup.19 Aug 2012 - 10:14am
Since Canto-pop singers Sammi Cheng Sau-man and Andy Hui Chi-on rekindled their romance last year after an almost eight-year hiatus, there have been constant rumours about them finally tying the knot.15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm
The annual Hennessy Artistry concert taking place this year at Kitec in Kowloon Bay on Friday night features a roster of up-and-coming local acts.
Alex Lam Tak-shun, son of Canto-pop veteran George Lam Chi-cheung, is one of the featured artists. The 27-year-old singer returned from the US two years ago.15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm
Canto-pop king Eason Chan Yik-shun's eagerly anticipated album, ...3mm, won't be released until the end of next week, but his first music video from it has already gone viral on the internet. The film for the song Lok Card (Cantonese for 'swipe credit card') was first shown on HK television last week.15 Aug 2012 - 10:49pm
Roy Szeto Wai-cheuk directs the HK Repertory Theatre's production of Raymond To Kwok-wai's dramatic sequel to I Have a Date with Spring that is set in the 'golden era' of Canto-pop. Starring Hins Cheung King-hin (left), Alice Lau Nga-lai, Lo Koon-lan, Louisa So Yuk-wa and Fung Wai-hang. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles.15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm
The Union Jack seems to be the hottest print owing to the London Olympics. Local fashion fans have been gearing up to dress in style while cheering for their favourite sportsmen and women.30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
It's been a few busy weeks for Canto-pop star Hins Cheung King-hin. The singer-songwriter has been preparing to open his own studio, rehearsing for a concert tour and also for a theatre show called I Have a Date with Autumn. Tomorrow he is releasing his new album, titled Why Not, featuring songs he wrote for the stage drama.26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong online music site Moov.hk is now available on smartphones. The free app, for iPhone and Android phones, offers access to more than 1.5 million songs.
To promote the new service, Canto-pop singers Andy Hui Chi-on and Janice Vidal, and veteran crooner George Lam Tze-cheung, were enlisted to star in a series of commercials.25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Summer has always been the peak season for Canto-pop stars releasing albums and promoting their upcoming concerts.
This week two veterans - singer-actor Ekin Cheng Yee-kin and songstress Sally Yip Sin-Man - announced their plans for the coming months.20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am