Chung Shu-man, 鍾舒曼
20 June 1984
|Years active||2007 - present|
|Awards|| New Talent Singing Awards – 2005 Hong Kong Regional Winner|
|Labels||Emperor Entertainment Group|
|Website||EEG Official Website|
Sherman Chung Shu-man, (Chinese :鍾舒漫; born 20 June 1984) is a Hong Kong cantopop singer. She started her career after winning the 2005 EEG Singing Contest (aka 24th annual New Talent Singing Awards Hong Kong Regional Finals). During 2006, she underwent a series of intensive training and released her first single "The Throes of Master" (高手過招) in 2007.
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