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Leo Ku Kui-Kei is a Hong Kong Cantopop and Mandopop singer, actor, TV host, model, cartoonist, MV director, and producer and designer. He employs falsetto as a singing technique.

Leo Ku
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Background information
Chinese name 古巨基 (traditional)
Yale Gú Geuihgēi (Cantonese)
Jyutping Gu2 Geoi6gei1 (Cantonese)
Born (1972-08-18) 18 August 1972 (age 45)
British Hong Kong
Other names Ge Jai
Origin Hong Kong
Occupation Singer, record producer,mv director,host,cartoonist,designer
Years active 1991—present
Genre(s) Cantopop, Mandopop
Instrument(s) Guitar
Voice type(s) Tenor, Falsetto
Label(s) Music Plus (EEG)
(2009–present)
Gold Typhoon (EMI)
(2003–2009)
EEI (Warner Music)
(1998–2001)
Music Impact (Sony BMG)
(1994–1998)
Spouse(s) Lorraine Chan
Ancestry Gaozhou, Maoming, Guangdong, China
Website www.leoku.cc
Awards
MTV Asia Awards
Favorite Artist, Hong Kong
2008

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CareerEdit

Joining TVB in 1991, he has released over 35 albums and he has won nearly 300 male singer and music awards since kicking off his music career in 1994, including:

  • TVB "Jade Solid Gold Awards," "Favorite Male Singer" and "Golden Award"
  • Channel V, "the most popular male singer"
  • MTV Asia Awards "Favourite Artist of Hong Kong"
  • CCTV-MTV Music Awards "most popular male singer in Hong Kong"
  • "Hit King" Chinese music world's total annual election of the "Hit King" and "Most Popular Male Singer"
  • China Original Music Charts "most popular male singer in Hong Kong"
  • Chinese Music Media Awards, "the most media attention hundred male singer"
  • China Wind Shang Dadian "Fashion Outstanding Asian Singer"
  • Hong Kong "issued four United Music Awards," "media award (singer)", "Song of the Year" and "Album Award"
  • CRHK903 The songs Awards "Male Singer Award" and "My favorite male singer"
  • SINA Music music Popular Awards "My favorite male singer"
  • Yahoo Hong Kong Yahoo! Search Popularity Award "Local Male Artist"
  • IFPI Hong Kong Record Sales Award "the highest annual sales volume of the local male singer"
  • China Radio and Television Awards Best Original Song Award Presentation Ceremony of "Hong Kong and Taiwan the most popular male singer"
  • Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Awards – Extreme Global Chinese Gold Songs Award
  • Music Pioneer Awards list – "Pioneer of the most popular male singer," United 21 radio pioneer awarded the best singer, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Hong Kong and Taiwan the most popular male singer award Pioneer

In addition to Ku's career in Hong Kong, between 2000 and 2003, he played the male lead in two television drama series in mainland China, namely "Romance in the Rain" and "My Fair Princess III: Heavenly Earth". In his "Romance in the Rain" play as the first actor, "He Shuhuan", popular all over China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and other Asia Pacific areas, Ku became one of the most popular TV actors for CCTV. "Romance in the Rain" was not only the most renowned television series in China in 2001, but it also had the highest rate of all the Chinese TV series replay between 2001 and 2004. It was also the 2001 Hong Kong TVB drama five highest rated one.

Ku's most famous Mandarin Chinese song is "Really Want", the theme song for the drama series "Romance in the Rain." The song was broadcast across China. Wen Lane Street, known, no cry of alarm. His best known Canto-pop song is "Never Too Late" which appeared on many year-end lists about the best songs of 2006 in Hong Kong. Ku was also selected to be the first host and a contestant in the third season of the Chinese version of I Am a Singer.

DiscographyEdit

CreationsEdit

  • April 2003: Comic son Kubi (古比) was born
  • August 2003: The Story of Kubi Comics Vol.1(單行本)、The Story of Kubi Comics Vol.1 Limited Version(完全限定版)
  • August 2004: The Story of Kubi Comics Vol.2(單行本)、A Series of Kubi Stuff
  • July 2008: Kubi Children Series 1 – Kubi's Cup(Kubi好孩子系列(1)-勝利的水杯)、A Series of Kubi Stuff
  • November 2008: Kubi illuminations on the wall of buildings for Christmas and New Year(商廈外牆設計之Kubi燈飾-聖誕及新年)
  • November 2008: Own Label for clothes HOTDOG(個人服裝品牌"HOTDOG")

FilmsEdit

Cantonese voice-oversEdit

[1] [2]

Television seriesEdit

  • November 1994: Instinct (笑看風雲)
  • January 1995: The Trail of Love (前世冤家)
  • August 1995: Stepping Stone (總有出頭天)
  • April 1997: Weapons of Power (英雄貴姓)
  • January 1996: Justice Bao (包青天之雪魄梅魂)
  • January 1997: Corner the Con Man (皇家反千組)
  • May 2001: Romance in the Rain (情深深雨濛濛)as He Shuhuan
  • 2002: My Fair Princess III (還珠格格III – 天上人間) as Yongqi
  • 2004: Sunshine Heartbeat (赤沙印記@四葉草2) as photographer
  • 2006: Twist Love (讓愛自由 / 不該讓女人流淚)
  • 2010: Youth Melody
  • 2011: Happy Marshal
  • 2014: Cao Cao (曹操) as Kong Rong

Television presenterEdit

  • 1991: Entertainment News Program (娛樂新聞眼)
  • 1992: Jade Solid Gold (勁歌金曲-嘉賓主持)/Entertainment News Program (娛樂新聞眼)
  • 1993: Entertainment News Program (娛樂新聞眼)
  • July 1996: The Games of the Olympic Atlanta 1996 (1996年亞特蘭大奧林匹克運動會)
  • 1999: Jade Solid Gold (勁歌金曲-嘉賓主持)
  • November 2004: TVB Programme Preview 2005 (2005年無線節目巡禮)
  • 2005: Jade Solid Gold (勁歌金曲-嘉賓主持)
  • August 2008: The Games of the Olympic Beijing 2008 (2008年北京奧林匹克運動會)
  • October 2008: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? – TVB Cantonese Version (係咪小兒科)
  • 2009: Judge on the singing competition show, 'The Voice' (zh:超級巨聲)

Radio presenterEdit

  • 1993: Eccentric Radio (古怪收音機)

AwardsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Leo Ku". imdb.com. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Leo Ku". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 3 April 2010. 

External linksEdit