Mandopop (simplifeed Cheenese: 华语流行音乐; traditeeonal Cheenese: 華語流行音樂; pinyin: Huáyǔ liúxíng yīnyuè) is a colloquial abbreviation for "Mandarin popular muisic." It is categorisit as a subgenre o commercial Cheenese-leid muisic athin C-pop. Mandopop wis the first variety o popular muisic in Cheenese tae establish itsel as a viable industrie. As the name implies, Mandopop featurs sangs performit mainly in Mandarin Cheenese. Amang the kintras whaur the subgenre is maist popular are Cheenae, Taiwan, Malaysie, Singapore, an Japan.