TFBOYS debuted on August 6, 2013 with a promotional video "Ten Years". The trio was between 12 and 13 years old at the time of debut. Their first mini album "Start To Love" 《Heart 梦·出发》, was released on October 18, 2013. They quickly gained popularity on the internet, through social media platforms such as Sina Weibo and video sharing platforms like YinYueTai.
TFBOYS have a combined following over 125 million on Weibo. On April 15, 2014 during the 2nd YinYueTai Vchart Awards by YinYueTai, TFBOYS won 2 awards - "Favorite Artiste - Mainland" and "Yin Yue Live Stream Favorite Artiste" (音悦直播人气歌手). Thereafter, they were invited to appear on various television variety shows and music award events, hence brought them before the eyes of mainstream Chinese audiences. TFBOYS released their hit single "Manual of Youth" on August 16, 2014, which then went on to chart at number 1 on Yin Yue Vcharts for 5 consecutive weeks.
The song won "Song of the Year" at 2015 iQIYI Night Awards, "Top 10 Songs of the Year" at 22nd Dong Fang Feng Yun Awards (东方风云榜音乐盛典), and "Favorite Song of the Year" at 15th Top Chinese Music Awards (音乐风云榜). TFBoys has won every single award they were nominated for including individual. During the 2016 CCTV New Year's Gala, the most significant television event in China due to its high viewership, TFBOYS performed a musical "Growing Up in Happiness" incorporating the "Manual of Youth". The TFBOYS has became a household name in China.
Their impact has extended beyond the music industry, with members appearing in films, television shows as well as commercial films, and active in the fashion industry, as appearing in numerous magazines. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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