Jacky Cheung
Date of Birth
Jul 10, 1961


Jacky Cheung arguably qualifies as the single most important pop star in Asia during the 1980s. Coming of age in Hong Kong, Cheung's listening taste drew him to romantic soft-pop balladeers from the West, such as Barry Manilow, and he modeled his vocal stylings after artists in this bracket as well. Cheung's breakthrough year arrived in 1984, when he impulsively decided to enter an amateur singing...