Date of Birth: Jan 17th.
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Personality: Perfectionist, never gives up, hard working, and not afraid of challenges.
Asian pop diva CoCo Lee was born January 17, 1976 in Hong Kong; a decade later the family relocated to San Francisco, and she subsequently studied biochemistry at the University of California at Irvine. After winning the Miss Chinese-America Pageant in 1991, two years later Lee returned to Hong Kong long enough to take second prize in the New Talent Singing Contest (the Asian equivalent of Star Search), resulting in a recording contract with Capital Artists; her Mandarin-language debut Love From Now On featuring the smash hit, I Am Still Your Lover, appeared in 1994, with the follow-up Promise Me trailing just months later. A series of releases including the English-language Brave Enough to Love, Yesterday's Passion (her Sony label debut) and Sincere launched Lee to the top of the Far East pop charts, and in all she issued a dozen albums prior to making her stateside debut in early 2000 with Just No Other Way. Lee got her reputation in the states for her appearance on the 73rd annual Academic Award for the theme song - A Love Before Time of movie Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon. -- Original bio courtesy of Jason Ankeny (All Music Guide), edited by COCOLEE.NET
Asian pop diva CoCo Lee
Miss Kelly Chen as one of the Honorees in receiving the award of The Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 2004 in the category of ¡°Contribution to Children, world peace, and/or human rights¡±. Being the 13 th Outstanding Young Persons Honoree represented Hong Kong, Miss Chen is the first lady artiste to be awarded this honor.
¡¡¡¡Miss Kelly Chen completed her Secondary education in Japan after she finished Secondary 3 in Hong Kong. She then furthered her studies majoring in Graphic Design in New York. When she returned to Hong Kong after graduation, her talent was admired by her present agent. Since then, she has begun her acting career.
¡¡¡¡Kelly has been working in the Hong Kong's entertainment business for 9 years. During this time she has released 55 albums in Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese and has received more than 200 music awards throughout Asia. She has also starred in 13 movies, 1 Japanese TV drama and was the voice behind 3 animated cartoons characters , conducted numerous concerts and acted television commercials. She has become a respected figure and role model throughout the Chinese communities around the world .
¡¡¡¡With much hard work having spent on training and improving her vocal skills, she was finally awarded the M ost P opular Asia Pacific F emale S inger in Hong Kong from 2001 to 2003. In 2004, she was voted by over forty millions people and awarded as the Most Popular Female Singer Award in China. In 2002, Kelly was chosen by the international Madame Trussard's Wax Museum to have a personal wax mannequin made of her. In the same year, she was invited to represent Hong Kong to attend the ABU Prizes ¨C Presentation & Special Concert in the NHK Hall in Tokyo. In 2004, she was invited again to represent China in attending the ¡°5 th China-Korea Music Show¡± organized by China's Central Television (CCTV) and Korea's KBS in Beijing.
¡¡¡¡Kelly not only focuses on her own music and acting career development but also active in promoting and contributing to charitable activities, especially the children service. She understands that many consider her a role model, and is always conscientious to this responsibility. Therefore, she has promoted campaigns such as environmental protection, blood donation, fighting against corruptions and drugs and workplace English. In 2000 and 2001, Kelly visited the remote, hilly and poverty-stricken areas in Mongolia and Qinghai of China respectively to raise funds for the children in China.
¡¡¡¡Moreover, Miss Kelly Chen established the ¡°Kelly Chen Children Education Fund¡± in 2002, aiming at enhancing the well-being of children and arousing public awareness towards children's welfare.
¡¡¡¡In consequence of her positive, persevering image, distinguished professional achievements, and selfless devotion to the community of Hong Kong, she was selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons 2002 in Hong Kong . In addition, she has been selected as ¡°The Most Popular Idol¡± among the youth in Hong Kong in the survey conducted by the City University of Hong Kong.
Kelly Chen is a singer.
Chet Lam has started to perform professionally from the age of 10, in broadcasting drama and TV commercial songs. After graduated from City University of Hong Kong (Japanese Business Major) he has been contributing to the Chinese music scene and now has released more than 100 pieces of work including music and lyrics. In addition to chart topping singles and sold out gigs, Chet also writes for columns in magazines and newspapers::
:: In 2003 Chet released two critical and commercially acclaimed solo concept albums <Pillow Songs> and <Travelogue>, both distributed by Warner Music. In May he was invited to be the closing act of Famine 30::
:: In June and July he joined local stage force W Creative and multimedia presenter Missy Hyperbiych (the Hong Kong Margaret Cho) creating and performing in a musical play "Best Memories in My Life", put up ten sold out shows in Art Centre's Shousan Theatre. His first overseas solo concerts were held in Vancouver and Toronto of Canada in September, and the year ended with him receiving three major awards: Golden Horse Award - Best Song Written for a Movie (Turn Left, Turn Right); 903 Music Awards - Best New Male Artist and Best Singer-songwriter of the year::
:: Currently Chet is working on several music projects including his third solo album "Travelogue, too", his first book with his collective articles and local and overseas concerts:: In the beginning of 2004 Chet was invited to hold 4 "Viva Indie" concerts with two other biggest HK indie names, the pancakes and Ketchup, in Hong Kong Arts Festival. In October 2004 he had his first two stadium concerts Traveling Live 2004 at Queen Elizabeth Stadium. In addition to his own sold out gigs and concerts, he opened for international act such as k.d.lang in February 2005 in Hong Kong.
Chet Lam is an artist~