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Alan Tam Wing-lun MH (born 23 August 1950) is a Hong Kong singer and actor.
Anita Mui Yim-fong (10 October 1963 – 30 December 2003) was a Hong Kong singer and actress making major contributions to the Cantopop music scene and receiving numerous awards and honours.
AOA (an acronym for Ace of Angels) is a South Korean girl group formed by FNC Entertainment.
Bai Guang (born Shi Yongfen; June 27, 1921, Beiping, now Beijing, China – August 27, 1999 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) was a famous movie star and singer.
Baidu, Inc. (anglicized), incorporated on 18 January 2000, is a Chinese multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products, and artificial intelligence, headquartered at the Baidu Campus in Beijing's Haidian District.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
Beyond was a Hong Kong rock band formed in 1983.
A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women.
Wilbur Dorsey "Buck" Clayton (November 12, 1911 – December 8, 1991) was an American jazz trumpet player who was a leading member of Count Basie’s "Old Testament" orchestra and a leader of mainstream-oriented jam session recordings in the 1950s.
Cantopop (a contraction of "Cantonese pop music") or HK-pop (short for "Hong Kong pop music") is a genre of Cantonese music made primarily in Hong Kong, and also used to refer to the cultural context of its production and consumption.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
C-ambient is an abbreviation of Chinese ambient music, a loosely defined musical genre in mainland China.
The Chinese Civil War was a war fought between the Kuomintang (KMT)-led government of the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Chinese hip hop is a relatively new phenomenon in Chinese music.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
The Chinese Music Awards is a music awards founded in 2008 to recognize outstanding achievement in the Chinese music industry.
Chinese rock (also, lit. "Chinese rock and roll music") is a wide variety of rock and roll music made by rock bands and solo artists from native Chinese-speaking regions (including Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, etc.). Typically, Chinese rock is a fusion of forms accompanying the grand presentation of traditional Chinese music.
Chinese television dramas (simplified Chinese: 中国电视连续剧) or mainland Chinese television dramas (simplified Chinese: 中国大陆电视剧) are similar to television dramas in North America, but are often longer.
Chyi Chin (born January 12, 1960 in Taichung, Taiwan) is a Chinese singer and songwriter.
Chyi Yu or Qi Yu (born 17 October 1957) is a Taiwanese singer best known for her 1979 hit, "The Olive Tree" (橄欖樹).
The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.
Cui Jian (born 2 August 1961) is a Beijing-based Chinese singer-songwriter, trumpeter and guitarist.
Danny Chan Pak-keung (7 September 1958 – 25 October 1993) was a Hong Kong singer.
Dave Wang (born 20 October 1962) is a Taiwanese-Hong Kong singer and songwriter.
DIA (다이아; shortened from DIAMOND and backronym for Do It Amazing) is a South Korean girl group formed by MBK Entertainment in 2015.
The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet.
Eason Chan Yick-shun (born 27 July 1974) is a Hong Kong singer and actor.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
is a popular Japanese music genre considered to resemble traditional Japanese music stylistically.
Eric Moo Chii Yuan (born 9 February 1963), better known as Eric Moo or Wu Qixian, is a Malaysian Chinese award-winning singer-songwriter and record producer.
F4 or JVKV is a Taiwanese boy band consisting of Jerry Yan, Vanness Wu, Ken Chu, and Vic Chou.
Fahrenheit is a Taiwanese boy band composed of members Calvin Chen, Jiro Wang, Wu Chun, and Aaron Yan.
Faye Wong (born 8 August 1969) is a Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress, often referred to as "the Diva" in the Chinese-speaking world.
Fei Yu-ching (born 17 July 1955), birth name Chang Yen-ting, is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter and the younger brother of television personality Chang Fei.
Fong Fei-Fei (August 20, 1953 – January 3, 2012), born Lin Ch'iu-Luan, was a Taiwanese singer and actress often referred to as the "Queen of Hats" because of her signature headwear choices.
Fromis 9 (initialism for From Idol School; stylized as fromis_9) is a South Korean girl group formed by CJ E&M through the 2017 reality show Idol School.
Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.
Gangtai are the C-pop artists and musical style from Hong Kong or Taiwan.
George Lam Chi Cheung (born 12 October 1947), also known professionally by his surname Lam, is a Hong Kong-based veteran Cantopop singer, singer-songwriter, music producer and actor.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
The central government of the People's Republic of China is divided among several state organs.
Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.
Taiwanese pop (台語流行音樂), Tai-pop, T-pop, Minnan Pop and Taiwanese song (台灣歌), is a C-pop genre sung in Taiwanese Minnan and produced mainly in Taiwan.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
The Hong Kong dollar (sign: HK$; code: HKD) is the official currency of Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong Identity Card (abbreviation: HKID) is an official identity document issued by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong television drama refers to televised dramatic programming produced mainly by the territory's two free-to-air TV networks of Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) and Asia Television (ATV) until its license expired.
Jacky Cheung Hok-yau (born 10 July 1961) is a Hong Kong singer, songwriter and actor.
The Japanese invasion of Manchuria began on 18 September 1931, when the Kwantung Army of the Empire of Japan invaded Manchuria immediately following the Mukden Incident.
Jay Chou (born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, actor, and director.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jenny Tseng (Yan Nei; born 20 February 1953), is a Macau singer, actress and producer, mostly known in Cantonese-speaking regions, based in Hong Kong for much of her career. Tseng is one of the most popular female singer in Hong Kong during the Golden Age of Music and remained popular throughout the late 70s all through to the early 90s. Her career has spawned for 4 decades, and she has become one of the most successful cantopop singers, she has released over 130 albums and sold over 10 million records worldwide.
Jonathan Lee Chung-shan (born July 19, 1958) is a Taiwanese musician.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.
Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.
Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing (12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong Kong singer, actor as well as composer.
Li Guyi (born 4 November 1944) is a Chinese singer and dancer.
Li Jinhui (5 September 1891 – 15 February 1967) was a Chinese composer and songwriter born in Xiangtan, Hunan, Qing China.
Liu Chia-chang (born 13 April 1940) is a songwriter, singer, screenwriter, and director.
Liu Huan (born August 26, 1963 in Tianjin, China) is a Chinese singer and songwriter.
Liu Wen-cheng (born 12 November 1952) is a former Taiwanese singer and actor.
Lo Ta-yu (born 20 July 1954), also known as Luo Dayou and Law Tai-yau, is a Taiwanese singer and songwriter.
Lollipop F (Mandarin name 棒棒堂, Japanese name ロリポップF, Korean name 롤리팝 F) was a Taiwanese Mandopop boy band gaining popularity throughout Asia.
Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Mandopop refers to Mandarin popular music.
Music of China refers to the music of the Chinese people, which may be the music of the Han Chinese as well as other ethnic minorities within mainland China.
The Music of Hong Kong is an eclectic mixture of traditional and popular genres.
Macau is a Special Administrative Region of the China.
Music of Malaysia is the generic term for music that has been created in various genres in Malaysia.
Singapore has a diverse music culture that ranges from rock and pop to folk and classical.
The music of Taiwan reflects the diverse culture of Taiwanese people.
Nanyang Siang Pau or Nanyang Business Daily was founded by philanthropist-entrepreneur Tan Kah Kee on 6 September 1923 in Singapore, currently published in Malaysia.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Paula Tsui Siu-fung is a Cantopop singer in Hong Kong, with a career of spanning over 40 years.
A pentatonic scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave, in contrast to the more familiar heptatonic scale that has seven notes per octave (such as the major scale and minor scale).
Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.
Pornography (often abbreviated porn) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the exclusive purpose of sexual arousal.
Rania (shortened from Regeneration Idol of Asia), formerly known as BP Rania (shortened for Black Pearl Rania), is a South Korean girl group formed by DR Music in 2011, created by American Teddy Riley.
The renminbi (Ab.: RMB;; sign: 元; code: CNY) is the official currency of the People's Republic of China.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Roman Tam Pak-sin (11 February 1945 – 18 October 2002), known professionally by his stage name Law Man, was a Hong Kong singer.
Ronald Cheng Chung-kei (born 9 March 1972) is a Hong Kong singer and actor.
Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) is the public broadcasting service of Hong Kong.
Samuel Hui Koon-kit (born 6 September 1948), usually known as Sam Hui, is a Hong Kong musician, singer, songwriter and actor.
Sandy Lam Yik-lin (林憶蓮; born 26 April 1966) is a Hong Kong singer.
The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
Shidaiqu is a type of Chinese folk/American jazz fusion music that originated in Shanghai, China, in the 1920s.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.
Su Rui (born 13 June 1952) is a Taiwanese singer.
Super Girl or Super Voice Girls (literally "Super Female Voice", as it is homonym with "Super girl") was a Chinese singing contest for female contestants, organized by Hunan Satellite Television between 2004 and 2006.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Taiwanese drama (commonly called TDrama or TWDrama by fans) refers to dramatic programming of television programming extended stories usually dramatizing relationships through the general range of ten to forty one-hour episodes.
Taiwanese Hokkien (translated as Taiwanese Min Nan), also known as Taiwanese/Taiwanese language in Taiwan (/), is a branched-off variant of Hokkien spoken natively by about 70% of the population of Taiwan.
Taiwanese Wave or Tairyu (台流) is a neologism originally coined in Japan to refer to the increase in the popularity of Taiwanese popular culture there (including: actors, dramas, music, fashion, films), and to distinguish it from the Korean Wave co-existing in Japan.
Tat Ming Pair is a Hong Kong singing group, which consists of Anthony Wong Yiu Ming (黃耀明), lead singer, and Tats Lau (劉以達), guitarist and composer.
Teresa Teng (29 January 1953 – 8 May 1995) was a Taiwanese singer.
Toby Miller (9 August 1958) is a British/Australian-American interdisciplinary social scientist with areas of concentration including cultural studies and media studies.
Tsai Chin is a pop and folk singer from Taiwan.
Tsin Ting (born 1934 in Sichuan, Republic of China) is a Chinese singer and dubbing artist, who is perhaps best known as the Marni Nixon of Hong Kong cinema.
Tsui Ping (born 1938) was a Mandopop singer active from 1950 to 1971.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
Wong Ka-kui (10 June 1962 – 30 June 1993), was a Hong Kong musician, singer and songwriter.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Wu Yingyin (born Wu Jianqiu 吳劍秋; June 23, 1922 – December 17, 2009), also romanized as Woo Ing-ing, was a Chinese singer.
Yao Lee, also credited as Yao Li, Yiu Lei and Hue Lee (born September 1922), is a Chinese singer active from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Yao Ming (born September 12, 1980) is a Chinese retired professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Yellow Music is a genre of popular music.
(12 February 1920 – 7 September 2014) was a Chinese-born Japanese actress and singer who made a career in China, Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States.
Zhou Xuan (born Su Pu; August 1, 1918 – September 22, 1957), also romanized as Chow Hsuan, was an iconic Chinese singer and film actress.
183 Club is a Taiwanese boyband managed by Jungiery.
The 2000s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 2000, and ended on December 31, 2009.
The 2010s (pronounced "twenty-tens" or "two thousand (and) tens").