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TVXQ

Dong Bang Shin Ki, a collective of several titles — it’s known in Japan as Tohoshinki and can be known as Tong Vfang Xien Qi (particularly in China) and abbreviated to TVXQ — is definitely a Korean boy music group that were able to score big not only on their …

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Anita Mui

Hong Kong pop diva Anita Mui was probably one of the most beloved famous actors in Asia, offering over 10 million albums of tunes sung in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Japan. Mui began performing in nightclubs at age four, but her big break arrived in 1982, when she received 1st place …

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Red Velvet

Influenced by artists like En Vogue, Destiny’s Child, and Gwen Stefani, South Korea’s Red Velvet certainly are a five-member, all-female vocal group who make dance-oriented contemporary R&B and rap-infused pop. Created by music administration huge S.M. Entertainment in Seoul, South Korea in 2014, Crimson Velvet feature the skills of previous …

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2PM

A six-member boy music group, South Korea’s 2PM help to make dance-oriented pop and R&B. As opposed to the kkonminam or “very boy” design of a lot of their K-pop contemporaries, 2PM’s even more masculine, hip-hop-informed picture helped popularize the jimseungdol or “beast” design. Created by JYP Entertainment in 2008, …

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Ronald Cheng

Ronald Cheng is a singer from Hong Kong whose past due-’90s achievement was interrupted with a bizarre occurrence in 2000. Blessed in Hong Kong on March 9, 1972, he’s the kid of former General Music chairman Norman Cheng. His profession as a single singer started in 1996 in colaboration with …

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Cass Phang

Cass Phang was among Cantopop’s biggest superstars from the 1990s. As her superstar increased ever higher, she crossed to the Mandopop picture and released Cantonese aswell as Mandarin-language albums in the middle-’90s until her eventual pension in the pop music sector in 2002. Blessed in Hong Kong on Feb 2, …

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Jacky Cheung

Among Asia’s greatest and best-known pop celebrities through the 1980s, Jacky Cheung was raised in Hong Kong, inspired by Barry Manilow even though singing in a variety of bands with college close friends. In 1984, he inserted an amateur performing contest and defeat out a large number of contestants to …

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Bow Wow

If one special discounts the pioneering but nonetheless largely formative efforts of early-‘70s proto-metal forces like mega-stoners Quickness, Glue & Shinki, acid-fueled anarchists Les Rallizes Denudes, as well as perhaps the country’s biggest prog-psych-metal warlords, Bloom Travellin’ Band, after that Bow Wow arguably carry the honor to be Japan’s first …

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Electrico

Electrico are an English-language pop/rock and roll music group from Singapore with a global fan base. Created in 1996, the music group was originally made up of Dave Tan (vocals, acoustic guitar), Desmond Goh (bass), and William Lim, Jr. (drums), while Amanda Ling (key pad, percussion) and Daniel Sassoon (acoustic …

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Yoshida Brothers

Wildly popular within their native Japan, the Yoshida Brothers are virtuosos from the Tsugaru shamisen, a normal three-string instrument not really unlike the banjo, and they’ve taken the instrument beyond your realms of Japanese folk, incorporating components of pop, smooth jazz, rock and modern styles to their music. The Yoshida …

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