One of the biggest criticism of Super Girls was that it lets out singers with little or no training and shoots them to fame. Hunan TV’s new program aims to change that. “jie jie gao sheng/mix-box,” a spin off of the word “going up a step everytime,”is a competition between (somewhat) new artists from different recording companies every week. The show will serve as a platform for companies to showcase its already trained artists.
Jiayou! Little Caterpillar by Japanese-Chinese group Caffe In
Furthermore, instead of the people competing, it’ll be their songs. Each episode, the best performances will be chosen to be a part of the “music chart.” Those eliminated will have another chance two weeks later. The show plans for four seasons this year, with the song being on the top of the chart the most being the yearly champion.
Xiaowen’s “Is Love lonelier than not to ove?”
The first season’s competitors include Olemuzik’s Butterfly, Taihe Rye’s Long Kuan, EQ’s Xiaowen, and six others. So far, the judges have been Xiaoke and Zhang Yadong. The top winners so far have been Caffe In’s Jiayou! Caterpiller, Long Kuan’s The Queen of Lohas and Xiaowen’s “Is Love lonelier than not to love?”