When Two Gods Of Songs Meet: Jacky Cheung Surprises Jay Chou At Latter’s HK Concert Rehearsal
Like an enthused fan, Jay quickly shared a snap with the iconic singer on Instagram.
Mandopop King Jay Chou, who is in Hong Kong for his seven-night sold out concert got a visit from a very special guest during rehearsals yesterday (May 4).
Heavenly King Jacky Cheung surprised Jay at the Central Harbourfront Event Space, and like an enthused fan, the latter quickly took to Instagram to share a snap with the iconic singer.
"The God of Songs paid me a visit. It was such a surprise. Thank you brother Jacky for your support, I will perform well!" wrote Jay.
The concert, which kicks off tonight, is part of Jay’s Carnival World Tour.
When The God of Songs meets the Mandopop King
The post attracted 75K likes in an hour as well as a flood of messages from fans expressing delight at the meeting of Asian pop royalty.
There were comments like “The meeting of the Two God of Songs” and "My idol and my idol's idol".
Many also said that seeing them together reminded them of Jay’s hit ‘Listen To Mother’s Words’, which waxed lyrical on the influence Jacky had on his interest in pop music, and urged the stars to collaborate again soon.
The pair go way back.
When Jay first debuted as a songwriter, he wrote the song ‘Suan Ming’ for Jacky in 2001.
In 2020, they collaborated again on ‘Waiting For The Wind And Rain To Pass’, which was dedicated to the medical workers battling COVID-19.
Jacky is now preparing to embark on his Jacky Cheung 60+ Concert Tour, which kicks off in Macau in June, followed by Singapore, where he will perform at the Singapore Indoor Stadium for a record nine nights from July 14.
Tickets to his sold-out shows, yes, all nine of them, were snapped up within hours.
His previous A Classic Tour was staged here in 2017 and 2018.
Photos: Jay Chou/Instagram, Mingpao