Friday, 28 February 2014

IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award 2013

 IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award 2013

The IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award Presentation show, at its 12 years of running was held successfully on 1st of March, 2014 at TVB City before distinguished guests and artistes.  The event was officiated by Mr. Andrew WONG Ho-yuen, JP, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism) HKSAR.  For the lighting ceremony he was joined by Legislative Counciler the Hon. Ma Fung-kwok, SBS, JP, Mr. Ng Yu -Chairman of IFPI (Hong Kong Group), Mr. Gary Chan - Chairman of IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award 2013 and Mr. Ricky Fung, BBS - CEO of IFPI (Hong Kong Group). img 0879
 
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Some highlights of the evening included the appearance of top name awardees; Henry of Korean super group Super Junior-M, Olivia Ong the Singaporean recording star flew in to perform at the show, just as they did in recent years at the Hong Kong Asian Pop Music Festival, among our prestigious performers.  The winners of the topmost award in each category were: Best Sales Local Female Vocalist - Joey Yung, the Best Sales Local Male Vocalist - Raymond Lam, and the Best Sales Mandarin Release - Denise Ho.   Grasshopper/ Softhard took the Best Sales Local Group as well as the Best Sales Local Live Recording Release.

In addition, Sita Chan’s family received on behalf of the artiste the supreme award – the Best Sales Cantonese Release.

IFPI (HKG) was pleased to be joined by the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong – C.A.S.H. for their fine assistance in providing the result for the presentation of the Hong Kong Digital Music Award – The Ten Best Sales Digital Tracks in 2013.

Since the year 2011, IFPI(HKG) presents special honours to iconic figures of the Hong Kong local music industry.  The honour this year went to superstar Mr. Alan Tam, MH, under the title of “IFPI Hong Kong Hall of Fame Singer Award” for his musical influence and contributions to Hong Kong’s popular music over 4 decades.

The IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award is unique in Hong Kong as all the awards were achieved through audited sales certified by common auditor Patrick Wong CPA Ltd.
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IFPI Hong Kong Group wish to thank the honorable presenters of awards at the show, namely :

Mr. Andrew WONG Ho-yuen, JP, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism)
The Hon. MA Fung-kwok, SBS, JP, Legislative Councilor

The program was scheduled for broadcast on 15th March, 2014 on the TVB Jade & HD Jade Channel, and 22nd March, 2014 on TVB J2 Channel, and in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore.

The results of the Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards 2013 & Hong Kong Digital Music Award 2013

IFPITSA 2013 Booklet 

IFPI (Hong Kong Group) Ltd

1 March, 2014