China's latest pop band is called "Rocket Girls," and is made up of 11 young females chosen from a reality TV contest.
The path to stardom in the country is not easy, and requires months of intense training and dieting.
Take a look at what it takes to be a star in China.
China's latest pop band is "Rocket Girls," an all-female, 11-member group that dresses in kitschy outfits and performing carefully choreographed dances in front thousands of screaming fans.
The band is the product of "Produce 101," an X Factor-esque reality TV contest that seeks the perfect candidates to form a new girl band. Out of the show's 101 contestants, all mostly aged between 18 and 22, only eleven were chosen to form the group.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: This glassblowing master sculpts incredibly realistic animals out of glassSee Also:I rode superfast bullet trains in China, Japan, Korea, and Russia, and one is better than the restThis map shows what a huge challenge it will be to rescue the soccer team stuck in a Thai cave systemThere are 3 ways to get the trapped Thai soccer team out of the cave they're stuck in – but none will be easySEE ALSO: The gaokao is China's notoriously tough entrance exam, that can also get you into western universities — check out its punishing questions