Just three years ago, Ayi Jihu was washing dishes in her parents' restaurant in England, but today she is a Chinese pop sensation whose songs have sold over 100 million.
Now, with her raunchy videos and dance routines, 26-year-old Ayi is being called the 'Chinese Madonna'.
She has become such a huge star in China that she cannot walk the streets without being mobbed by fans.
It all seems a very long way from the small village in Sichuan province where she grew up.
In those days, even a trip to Beijing seemed like an impossible dream.
Her destiny changed abruptly because of her enterprising auntie who brought her to live in the UK where she was spotted by a music producer.
Her R&B pop numbers have clocked 100 million mobile phone downloads, making her one of the world's biggest selling artists.
When Ayi came into the Outlook Studio, she told Lucy Ash about her early impressions of life in England and how she became inspired to become a singer.
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