Mandopop king Jay Chou hosted a live streaming event for the first time on Sunday with his friends Jam Hsiao and Will Liu during which they did some magic tricks and chit chat for about 30 minutes.
The superstar has collaborated with a China-based live streaming platform since last month and has created an account for the occasion.
According to official statistics, the highest number of viewers of the live streaming session was 6.1 million, the total number of viewers exceeded 68 million. Chou obtained 20 million yuan (NT$100 million) in half an hour.
The first time live streaming was a big hit with his fans and with celebrities who stormed in and sent him gifts, including pianist Lang Lang, Haman Hu, Rosamund Kwan, David Wang, and Fan Bingbing, Ng Man-tat and more.
Among them, Hong Kong actor Wang Zulan has sent Chou 200,000 yuan (NT$830,000) worth of gifts during the session.