Born in Hong Kong, China, Jacky Cheung ranks second at home with a brother and a sister. He has been fond of singing since he was a child. He likes to practice singing with records. In high school, he tried to form a band with his friends. He won the second place in the early stage of high school singing competition. After graduating from Hong Kong Chongwen English College, he worked in the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Cathay Pacific Airways.
In 1984, he won the first amateur singing competition in the 18 regions of Hong Kong by virtue of the song "love of the earth"; in the same year, he signed a contract with baolijin record company, thus officially entering the singing world.
On April 18, 1985, he released his first Cantonese album smile, which included "caressing your face" and "love is gone". The sales volume of the album reached 200000 in Hong Kong. In the same year, he won the award of the most promising newcomer of the 8th Chinese golden melody. In addition, he and LV Fang jointly held a "double star concert" in Hong Kong Red Chamber.
On January 5, 1986, the Cantonese album "far away she · amour" was released and won the attention in Hong Kong music circle. The album's main song "far away she" won the top ten Golden Melody Award, and another song "half moon" won the top ten Golden Melody Award in the 9th Chinese music competition. On May 8, the first Mandarin album "love without four returns" was released, and on October 23, the Cantonese album "Xiang" was released Love.
On May 6, 1987, he released his second Putonghua album "deep in my heart"; on June 27, he released his Cantonese album "Jacky", in which the song "the sun and stars" won the top ten Golden Songs Award and the top ten Chinese Golden Songs Award; from August 1 to August 6, Zhang Xueyou held six concerts in a row in Hong Kong Red Mansion, which was his first solo concert.
On January 26, 1988, she released her Mandarin album "yiluanjiefan" and her Cantonese album "last night's dream" on March 15.
On April 13, 1989, the Cantonese album "to my dear" was released; on December 5, 1989, the Cantonese album "only wish to love one person in one life" was released, and it won attention again in the Hong Kong music world with this album; among them, the title song "only wish to love one person in one life" won the top ten golden songs, while another song "sunset drunk" won the top ten Golden Songs Award and the 13th Ten Golden Songs Award Big Chinese Golden Melody Award.
From 1988 to 1990, when Tam announced that he would not receive any more awards, Zhang Guorong bid farewell to the music world, and Zhang Xueyou seized the opportunity to become one of the leading singers of baolijin record company.
On February 2, 1990, the Mandarin album "the first love story of a deja vu Zhang Xueyou" was released; on July 23, the Cantonese album "you in a dream" was released, and the song "Li Xianglan" in the album was adapted from the song "don't go" by Japanese musician hiroji Yuchi.
In 1991, he held touring concerts in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing and other cities. On January 23, he released the Cantonese album "I can't help it". The song "love you more every day" in the album was welcomed by the audience, and won the awards of "supreme song in the palace", "top ten favorite songs in 20 years" and "top ten Chinese Golden Songs of the century" by Radio Hong Kong On June 28, the Cantonese album "a heart that never changes" was released.
On May 23, 1992, he released the Cantonese album "true feelings", which sold 450000 copies in Hong Kong. Nine songs of the album appeared on the Hong Kong music pop list, among which "break up in the rain" won the top ten golden songs, "Acacia in the wind and rain" won the "most popular male and female Choral Music Award", and "secret love for you" won the IFPI International Song Award The album won the male pop singer award of the Hong Kong artist year award. On November 27, it released the Cantonese album Love fire flower, which includes songs such as still think you are the best and you are the only legend in my life.
On March 5, 1993, he released the Putonghua album kiss goodbye, which included 10 songs such as kiss goodbye and have you all the way. The annual sales volume of the album exceeded 4 million, breaking record sales in many places, and his singing career also reached its peak. The sales volume of the album in Taiwan reached 1.36 million, breaking record sales volume in Taiwan, and it is also worth mentioning It broke the sales record of Chinese records in Singapore; on July 24, it released the Cantonese album "me and you", which included songs such as "old love" and "just want to go with you all my life"; on November 26, it released new songs + selected album "waiting for you to wait for my heartache", which included songs such as "waiting for you to wait for my heartache" and "one day to wait for you"; on December 11, it released pop music In the same year, he held his first world tour concert.
In May 1994, the Cantonese album "Legend of hungry wolf" was released. The title song of the album "Legend of hungry wolf" is a fast song of rock music style. On August 23, the Mandarin album "secret heart" was released. On December 20, the Cantonese album "this winter is not too cold" was released. The song "this winter is not too cold" in the album was composed by Zhang Xueyou and won the top ten Chinese Golden Melody Award of RTHK In 1999, he held a solo concert in Singapore, with a price of S $450.00, breaking the ticket price record of Chinese singers.
In 1995, he held a concert in Madison garden square in New York, and became the first Asian singer to hold a concert in Madison garden square. On March 16, he released a new Putonghua song plus a selected album "true love", which included songs such as "a thousand sad reasons" and "I'll wait for flowers to thank me", and the cumulative sales volume of the album exceeded 10 million. On June 28, he released Cantonese The album allergic world, the song "so near (so far)" in the album was composed by Zhang Xueyou himself; on September 26, he released the Mandarin album "Yongyou"; in the same year, he won the awards of "the world's top selling Asian pop singer" and "the world's top selling Chinese singer" at the world music awards ceremony; in the same year, he was selected as "Asia's most popular singer" by time magazine of the United States In the same year, he held a concert in Taiwan.
From the beginning of 1995 to the beginning of 1996, he held 100 world tour concerts, with an average of more than three days, and a total audience of 2 million people, which set a record for Asian singers to hold concerts and was recognized by Guinness World Records.
In 1996, he won the "world's best selling Chinese singer award" at the world music award ceremony again. Later, he participated in the planning of the original musical "Snow Wolf Lake". In the same year, he held several concerts combining classical music with pop music in cooperation with the Hong Kong Orchestra and the Hong Kong conductor ye Yongshi. The singing part of the concert was included in the album "love and Symphony". On June 12, he was invited to attend the concert, Release Mandarin album "forget you I can't do", the album includes "love letter", "slowly" and other songs.
In 1997, the original musical Snow Wolf Lake, which participated in the planning, directing and starring, was staged in Hong Kong for 42 consecutive times, with a total of more than 300000 viewers. It not only broke the performance record of Hong Kong Red Mansion, but also set the box office record of Hong Kong Musical Performance. Snow Wolf Lake, including Jacky Cheung, has three leading roles. Jacky Cheung also went to New York to study music before the public performance of the musical On January 20, he released the Cantonese album "Legend of not old"; on August 9, he released the Mandarin album "want to blow the wind with you", and won the best Mandarin male singer award in the pop music category of the 9th Taiwan Golden Melody Award the next year. Zhang Xueyou also became the first non Taiwan singer to win the award.
In June 1998, he released the Cantonese album "release yourself", in which Zhang Xueyou tried rap music for the first time; on September 22, he released the Mandarin album "no regret".
On January 26, 1999, the Cantonese album "there is a man" was released, in which the song "I love you so much that I don't know the pain" is the theme song of the TV series "snow mountain flying fox"; on November 11, the Putonghua album "walking through 1999" was released, in which Zhang Xueyou tried a variety of new and alternative styles of music; in the same year, he held "friends' personal concert".
In 2000, he entered the 1990s pop star Hall of fame elected by universal records USA; in the same year, he won the "golden needle Award" at the top ten Chinese Golden Melody Awards ceremony; later, he faded out of the music awards ceremony in Hong Kong, but did not deliberately announce that he would not accept the award anymore; on July 14, he released EP "when I think of you", in which the title song "when I think of you" was written by Zhang Xueyou himself, and the song is also a song The theme song of Disney movie "dinosaur century"; released his first English album "touch of love" on December 19.
On September 26, 2001, he released the Mandarin album "Xueyou fever", in which Zhang Xueyou cooperated with Wu Bai, Jay Chou and other musicians for the first time, and tried a variety of new singing methods and music styles.
In 2002, he held a series of more than 50 "Jacky Cheung's music tour live world tour concerts". The concerts continued the style of "friends' individual concerts", continued to focus on the overall music effect, and rewound most of the classic songs. On October 30, he was there, a Mandarin special collection, which included the Cantonese song "it's hard to love" sung by Anita Mui
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