Alan Tam

倫伯

Uncle Lun(倫伯)Lucky Lun
Principal (校長)
Principal Tam (譚校長)OccupationSinger, actorGenre(s)Hong Kong English pop , CantopopInstrument(s)Vocals, PercussionsLabel(s) PolyGram (1979-1999)
UMG (1999-)Years active 1969- PresentAssociated acts The WynnersSpouse(s) Sally Yeung Kit Mei (楊潔薇) (1981 - present)
Wendy Chu Wing Ting (朱穎婷) (1995 - present)Children Tam Hiu Fung (譚曉風)Parents Influenced Hacken Lee , Eason Chan , Kelvin Kwan , GrasshopperOfficial Website Alan.Tamwinglun , Alan-Tam.com , Tamwinglun.com

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 Alan Tam's Biography

He attended Shau Kei Wan Government Secondary School and Chi Lin Buddhist Secondary School . Then, he majored in Economics while attending Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore.

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 Alan Tam's Career

Early yearsedit

The Wynners performed mostly in English language , Tam was one of the two lead singers in the band until it split in 1978.

Alan Tam established a foothold on the Cantopop scene with songs dating back to the late 1980s like 'Embrace' (擁抱), 'Flower in Water' (水中花), 'Half Dazed, Half Awoken' (半夢半醒) and the popular 'Love Trap' (愛情陷阱).

His first album as a solo artist was 'Naughty Boy' (反斗星) in 1979. An early success was the song 'Love in Autumn' (愛在深秋) first performed in 1984.

As a solo singeredit

"Love Trap (愛情陷阱)"
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He continued to release albums for the next 30+ years.From 1981 to 1988 he won a top 10 song award every year.This was in addition to his winning a top 10 song award every year from 1983 to 1987 for the Jade solid gold awards .In 1993, he released the English album "My Love", in collaboration with Korean singer Kim Wan-Sun .

By 1995 he had already sold more than 20 million albums. By 2005 he had launched more than 104 albums, and 800 songs. He has taken part in 264 concerts, of which 189 were individual concerts.

As an actoredit

.He subsequently starred in more than ten films in Taiwan includingThe Funny CoupleandPart Time Job. He later starred in a number of films likeArmour of Godwith Jackie Chan andMaster Wong v. Master Wongwhich is a parody of legendary Canton kung fu fighter Wong Fei Hung . In 1981 Tam won the Best Actor award at the Golden Horse Awards for his role inIf I Were For Real(假如我是真的).He has virtually retired from acting sinceAge Of Miracles(1996) andAces Going Places(1997). However, he makes a comeback forHere Comes Fortune(财神到) in 2010.

President of Artistes Guildedit

Just a month after he was elected, the Edison Chen photo scandal caused a media storm. The Guild condemned the increasing circulation and uploading of obscene photos on the Internet. Tam was interviewed daily by different media on the handling of the case. He statement, "The circulation of such obscene photos has created a bad atmosphere in society."

As an entrepreneuredit

In 2000 a merger was made between Star East and Planet Hollywood .

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 Alan Tam's References

  1. China.org.cn. "The Hanban.com." Alan Tam Wing-lun. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  2. Hong Kong performance artistes guild. "HKPAG." Alan Tam profile.Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  3. Cash.org.hk. "Cash.org.hk." Article from Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd. Retrieved on 2008-08-04.
  4. Sina. "Sina.com." 譚詠麟:我的父親譚江柏一-父親為我買足球. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  5. http://www.eac.gov.hk/en/ecse/ecse_2006candidates_performing_arts.htm
  6. Fifa. "Fifa." Olympic Football Tournament Berlin 1936 results. Alan Tam's father listed as pinyin TAI Jiang Bai. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  7. Wenweipo (香港文匯報). "Paper.wenweipo.com." 譚詠麟和父親譚江柏. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  8. "Alan Tam’s son ventures into showbiz despite objections". Xin MSN Entertainment. 17 October 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012. 
  9. Alan's son got 12 A's, can't become a singer.
  10. Cnwnews. "Cnwnews.com." 溫拿樂隊檔案. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  11. RTHK. "RTHK." RTHK top 10 gold song awards 1981. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  12. RickyTong database. "RTDB." Alan Tam music db. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  13. RTHK. "RTHK." RTHK top 10 gold song awards 1988. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  14. TVB. "TVB." 1983 Jade solid gold award. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  15. TVB. "TVB." 1987 Jade solid gold award. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  16. Tamwinglun. "Tamwinglun.com." 1999 news. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  17. Universal music hk. "Umg.com.hk." Alan Tam. Retrieved on 2008-08-03.
  18. "香港男新人王关楚耀现身佛山 (New Hong Kong star Kelvin Kwan coming to Foshan)". Huanqiao Yulewang. 2006-12-07. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 
  19. TVB. "TVB." Additional awards 2006. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  20. Asianbite. "Asianbite.com." Eason Chan Elected Vice President of the Hong Kong PAG. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  21. Sina. "Sina.com." Hong Kong stars slam nude photos. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  22. HKStandard. "The Standard.com." Run Run leads way as hearts and wallets open to disaster victims. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  23. HKStandard. "The Standard.com." HK stars to challenge Planet hollywood. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.
  24. SEC. "Secinfo.com." Planet Hollywood and Star East Holdings Complete Strategic Merger in Asia. Retrieved on 2008-09-30.

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