18 Aug – The new coaches of this year's "Sing! China" have different criteria when it comes to selecting this year's participants.
According to Tencent, Li Ronghao, Nicholas Tse, and Li Jian, who spoke to the media about finding the next big star, stated that they all have different approaches to making their choice.
Said Li Ronghao, he shared another mentor Li Yuchun's criteria in making the selection, saying that he is not one to pick talents with too many skills and instead relies on his instincts.
"The first impression is very important. I personally think this will be a good way to determine it," he said.
Li Jian, another coach returning for the latest season, stated that he has his own views when it comes to choosing the competitors, saying, "Originality is always the driving force. Nowadays, with people's desire for good work, originality is very precious."
As for Nicholas Tse, the singer stated that he has a far greater goal than his fellow coaches.
"I hope I can find some voices that can represent the Chinese music scene in the future, like those who can be innovative in their work," he added.
The upcoming new season of "Sing! China" will premiere on 21 August.