22 Aug 2015

China's streaming stars

From This Way Up, 12:40 pm on 22 August 2015
One of China's streaming stars.

One of China's streaming stars. Photo: BBC - screenshot

Celia Hatton enters the strange world of China's performance websites, where singers and other performers can earn big bucks and attract millions of online viewers every day.

The appeal to these budding music stars is obvious; a huge online global audience and no expensive studios or production facilties needed, with many of them just doing their thing from home.