Miriam Yeung Chin-Wah has decided not to extend her contract deal with Television Broadcasting Limited (TVB), her original contract ended this month. During the two month period in negotiation, TVB had tried to convince Miriam to stay in by offering to do a dedicated special programs to promote her next album. She did not take the deal that was a generous offer by TVB.
Sina.com reported that Miriam was upset in January, 2008 at the 2007 Jade Solid Gold Top 10 singers award show over the two awards that she should have won. The awards for Best Female Singer and Asia’s Best Female Singer instead went to Joey Yung and Twins. She was very dissatisfied with the result, although she did won a Top 10 Pop song in 2007 award. Her music company, AMusic, was also dissatisfied about the result that they canceled the after show party in a result of a protest.
It was rumored that Miriam was angry because she had worked so hard for TVB, by performing, presenting (like Minutes to Fame III), advertising, and acting in cameo roles. Many thought that she had her chance to take some of the of the top Jade Solid Gold prizes in her achievements.
She has now move on away from TVB hands. Miriam is following footsteps from other major artist who had work with TVB and ended with their TVB contract such as Jack Cheng, Aaron Kwok, Kelly Cheng, Gigi Leung, Sammi Cheng, etc. Most recently Miriam was appear on the rival television stations like Cable TV Hong Kong for a public function.