Jacky Cheung

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Jacky Cheung
JackyCheung2007.jpg
Jacky Cheung, January 2007
Background information
Chinese name張學友 (traditional)
Chinese name张学友 (simplified)
PinyinZhāng Xúeyǒu (Mandarin)
JyutpingZoeng1 Hok6-jau5 (Cantonese)
OriginHong Kong
Born (1961-07-10) 10 July 1961 (age 57)[1]
Hong Kong
OccupationSinger, Lyricist, Actor
Genre(s)Cantopop, Mandopop, Operatic pop, Jazz, R&B
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar
Voice type(s)Baritone,[2] Tenor,[3] occasional falsetto[4]
Years active1984 – present
Spouse(s)May Lo Mei-mei (羅美薇)(1996-present)
Children2 daughters
AncestryTianjin, China[5]
Influenced byMichael Kwan, Leslie Cheung, Sam Hui, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Roman Tam, Danny Chan, George Lam,Harlem Yu
InfluencedEason Chan, JJ Lin, Jay Chou, Justin Lo, Show Lo
Websitewww.jackycheung.hk
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Cheung.

Jacky Cheung (born 10 July 1961) is a Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor. Along with, Aaron Kwok, Andy Lau and Leon Lai, he is one of the Cantopop Four Heavenly Kings (四大天王),.[6] As of May 2003, he has sold more than 25 million records.[7] [8]

References[change | change source]

  1. Big5.cri.cn. "CRIonline." 五好男人張學友. Retrieved on 2009-04-12.
  2. [1] Jacky Cheung & Anita Mui - Hard to Stay in Love (Jacky's lowest E note)
  3. [2] Jacky & A-Mei - Blessings (the lowest G note male tenors can hit, also worth noting the original key is G major, the key was lowered to C major, or else A-Mei will be too high)
  4. Jacky Cheung - Your Hair's Become Messy(Jacky's highest falsetto notes)
  5. Xinhuanet. "Xinhuanet." 张学友:我是天津人. Date: 2002-05-24. Retrieved on 2009-04-13.
  6. Xinhuanet. "Xinhuanet." 四大天王 蓦然回首十五年. Retrieved on 2009-04-12.
  7. 東方日報。2003年5月18日。學 友 坐 擁 3 億 延 續 神 話。
  8. 香港演藝人協會,撿自:2013年11月18日。Jacky Cheung。

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Awards and achievements
Golden Horse Awards
Preceded by
Chang Shih
for Banana Paradise
Best Supporting Actor
1990
for As Tears Go By
Succeeded by
Kwan Hoi San
for Lee Rock
Jade Solid Gold Best Ten Music Awards Presentation
Preceded by
Andy Lau
Asia-Pacific Most Popular Male Singer
1994
Succeeded by
Andy Lau
Preceded by
Leon Lai
Most Popular Male Artist
1996
Succeeded by
Aaron Kwok
Preceded by
Andy Lau
Asia-Pacific Most Popular Male Singer
1997-1998
Succeeded by
Aaron Kwok
RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards
Preceded by
Leslie Cheung
Golden Needle Award
2000
Succeeded by
Richard Lam
RTHK Top 10 Gold Songs Awards
Preceded by
Jenny Tseng
Golden Needle Award
2012(Second time)
Succeeded by
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