Jacky Cheung Hok Yau (Traditional Chinese: ???; Simplified Chinese: ???; pinyin: Zh?ng Xúey?u; born July 10, 1961 in Hong Kong with family roots in Tianjin) is a Hong Kong singer and film star from the mid-1980s to the present. Dubbed the god of songs (??) by the Cantopop industry, Cheung is regarded by many as one of the finest male singers to have come out of Hong Kong, known for his rich baritone voice, wide range and exceptional interpretative powers.