Eason Chan fears awards shows

Eason Chan made his debut with a Cantonese self-titled record in 1996 and has since put out 45 albums in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Eason Chan made his debut with a Cantonese self-titled record in 1996 and has since put out 45 albums in Cantonese and Mandarin.PHOTO: UNIVERSAL MUSIC

The singer tends to miss people out on stage when he wins and preparing a speech beforehand strikes him as hubris

Hong Kong's Eason Chan is one of the most heralded artists in Chinese pop with 170 awards for Best Male Singer.

So what could he possibly find intimidating about awards shows?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 15, 2018, with the headline 'Eason Chan fears awards shows'. Print Edition | Subscribe