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Is China’s Boy Band Boom Over?

Ten years ago, TFBoys spurred a boom in Chinese boy bands. But now fan fatigue, investor apathy, and the pandemic threaten to burst the pop star bubble.

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Will Online Concerts Replace Live Music in China?

Once the pandemic fades away, will China’s livestreaming music industry survive?

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How China’s Popstars are Cashing in on Esports

The marriage of Chinese musicians with the hottest esports games means everyone’s a winner

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School of Rock: Tracing Taiwan’s Campus Music Scene

Since the 1970s, Taiwan’s university campuses have been integral to the island’s music industry

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Hebe Tien’s “Time Will Tell” Rejuvenates a Pop Legend

One of China’s most influential pop singers comes of age with her first solo album since she stopped recording with girl group S.H.E.

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