Pop Music

Fans commemorate 10th anniversary of Leslie Cheung's death

A statue of Leslie Cheung at Times Square, with a red paper crane signifying his fans' well wishes are well received. Photo: David Wong

Affectionately known as Gor Gor, which means older brother in Cantonese, Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing shocked Chinese communities around the world with his suicide on April 1, 2003. He was only 46.

Sunday, 31 March, 2013, 6:56am

Passion Pit's soul reflected

Passion Pit's soul reflected

Passion Pit's frontman, Michael Angelakos, has poured his heart, soul and struggles into the band's latest release, Gossamer. Overall, he's matured as an artist and writer.

14 Sep 2012 - 9:43am

Lady Gaga's stylist takes time out to launch Nicopanda collection

With Lady Gaga bringing her carnival to town last week, Mother Monster's entourage was also out and about. Famous Gaga stylist Nicola Formichetti, who is also creative director of fashion brand Mugler, hosted two events on Friday, when Gaga had a night off. He used his spare day to launch his Nicopanda collection at Lane Crawford.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Paws for thought

Unless you've been on a yoga retreat on Easter Island, you'll have heard that Her Fabulousness, Lady Gaga, is in town, putting on the glitz for her Hong Kong fans in an incredible four shows (she was originally scheduled to perform just once, but tickets sold so quickly, they had to keep adding dates!).

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Gaga's Little Monsters make an early pit-stop

It was if Halloween had come early to the AsiaWorld-Arena yesterday as Lady Gaga fans donned platinum wigs, black leather vests, sky-high stilettos and fake blood to celebrate the singer's Hong Kong debut.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Monsters lie in wait but to no avail

Gamily Cheung, 15, was among dozens of fans who braved the rain yesterday to wait outside the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Kowloon in the hope of getting a glimpse of Lady Gaga.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sweet, but no threat to Bieber

Greyson Chance, the singer many view as the new Biebs, came to attention with an awesome, gutsy, slowed-down piano cover of Lady Gaga's Paparazzi. Both boys started their careers on YouTube; both were only just teenagers when the world sat up and took notice.

4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I know Lady Gaga gets most of her dresses from her best friend who is a designer, but what about her amazing shoes? I love her!

Going Gaga, Central

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Little monsters unite - Lady Gaga to play HK

It was hard not to hum 'Ga-ga-ooh-la-laa' when the news came in - little monsters unite, Lady Gaga is coming to Hong Kong to stage one of her spectacular concerts.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Canto-pop stardom beckons after Kary Ng wows her label's bosses in South Korea

Kary Ng Yu-fei, who signed up with Universal Music's Cinepoly Records last month, is on the way to becoming Canto-pop's next diva. The singer recently performed in South Korea, as the only Asian female singer in front of Universal bosses at the label's annual summit.

Ng appeared in a diva-like ensemble of a cut-out red maxi dress and leopard-print heels.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Mugler's man

LADY GAGA stylist and Mugler creative director Nicola Formichetti is on fire. He arrived at 5am on a flight from New York and has already been to the gym, attended a photoshoot and completed a store visit, all by 11am. He has also managed to set up a Weibou account and read his regular round of blogs.

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Mugler mania brings out the Gaga in guests

The city's A-listers perked up their best Gaga-esque outfits to attend the Mugler private party and fashion presentation last Thursday night at Sheung Wan's Western Market.

Socialites, celebrities and fashionistas gathered to meet Mugler's creative director and Lady Gaga stylist Nicola Formichetti and his design team - Romain Kremer, Sebastien Peigne and CEO Joel Palix.

29 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

High-energy performance as Paramore fill the arena

On August 14, Paramore rocked the arena at AsiaWorld-Expo. As I was waiting to get in to meet them in the lobby, the first thing to catch my eye was the crowd of people eager to get into the concert hall. There were a lot of hardcore Paramore fans who had dyed their hair just like Hayley Williams or even had matching tattoos like Jeremy Davis or the same piercings as Taylor York.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Songs for Japan (CD)

Whether you're a Little Monster or a Belieber, rejoice! Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber have appeared on the same album for the first time. Songs for Japan is a charity compilation for earthquake- and tsunami-ravaged Japan.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Born This Way Lady Gaga (CD)

Debuting atop the Billboard 200, Lady Gaga's second studio album Born This Way is a masterpiece in electropop. Now a household name, Gaga goes back to her roots, creating the sledgehammer pop that led to her fame. Typically, the album is laced with religious and cultural themes, and a little controversy.

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am