The Changing of the Hong Kong Idols Popularity in 80’s to 90’s and Now

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The changing of the Hong Kong idols popularity in 80’s to 90’s and now

From the 80’s to 90’s, it was the great moment of Hong Kong entertainment industry. Hong Kong’s idols were very popular, because of their competent, for example, Leslie Cheung Kowk Wing. He was not only popular in Hong Kong, but also in Asia and the world. Leslie Cheung was the first foreign artist to hold 16 concerts and got the best artist in Japan. Also, he was the record holder as the best-selling C-pop artist in Korea. His record had not broken by others.

However, it changes, the idols in Hong Kong are not popular as than the Japanese and Korean idol nowadays. In can be seen from the charts 2.1that the about half of our interviewees like to listen the Korean music. 36% of them like the Japanese music. But only 16% of them like Canton pop. In addition, there are only 11 of interviewees, their idols is from Hong Kong. However, compare to Japan and Korea, there are around 39 of interviewees’ idols from Japan and Korea (Figure 2.2). The most interviewees said the reason why they like Japanese idols and Korean idols more Hong Kong idols is that they were multifaceted development (Figure 2.3). Most of idols from Japan or Korea, they are not just only well in singing, but also well in dancing, drama, films and host. For instance, Arashi and Super Junior are the popular idol group from Japan and Korea. However, look back to Hong Kong idols nowadays, the idols seldom doing the music, film, drama and host at the same time. They just only having one talent, this is not enough to attract fans and satisfy their demand nowadays. The second is idols’ image. Most of Korean and Japanese idol are quite healthy. However, Hong Kong idols’ image not much good, like Edison Chen, because of his sex photo scandal in 2008. And other example is Jill M. Vidal, who arrested in Japan 2009 because she took drugs.…...

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