cantopop

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cantopop

Cantonese pop music
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After all, Kwok was already one of the four "heavenly kings" of Cantonese pop music--Cantopop for short--a superstar musician and highly-rated dancer.
The video-sharing function on Weibo, for example, allows for the recollection of old Cantonese pop clips, or the trailers for new television dramas.
The trend of Mandarin pop music only began to decline in Hong Kong in mid 1970s when Cantonese pop music grew rapidly and became another mainstream in the Chinese pop music market (Chik, 2010).
His website reveals that he is promoting a record of his woeful Cantonese pop.
The club boasts no fewer than 100 hostesses, a mama-san called Mary and a compere nicknamed "Little Ding Dang", Tibet's most famous television showbiz figure who sings Cantonese pop songs in a gold lame dressing-gown.
Chinese boys belt out Cantonese pop tunes in queer karaoke bars, frequent the city's sleek saunas, and cruise at chic haunts such as Propaganda and Petticoat Lane.
As for the results of summer box office: Only Johnnie To's romantic comedy "Needing You," which toplined Cantonese pop stars Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng, was a real breakout, grossing an unexpected $4.5 million in 62 days.
"Jackie brought in the local big-name actors (such as Cantonese pop king Aaron Kwok and Japanese star Takeshi Kaneshiro) and directors (including `Gen-X Cops" Benny Chan, who helmed Jackie Chan's `Who Am I?'), and became a production adviser on various projects," he says.
Actors, directors, Cantonese pop singers and officials from the film, music and broadcast industries converged on government offices, where they presented a petition to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa.