Aoyun Gerile is honoured in China as a legendary mezzo-soprano. Since 2000, she has performed internationally as a lead soloist in the China Opera and Dance Drama Theatre (CNODDT). Performance highlights include solos in Aida, Turandot, Romeo and Juliet, Messiah, Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 and Mahler’s Symphony No.8. However, in China, Aoyun is best known as one of the most welcomed pop stars and she is admired very much for her sweet China Inner Mongolian grassland songs. Aoyun has won numerous awards including the gold award of bel-canto group by the Ministry of Culture for China’s Singer Television Contest, and first prize in the National Excellent Song Competitions for her original song Only One China. Aoyun’s first album Flower Lake and Grassland became the top selling album on China Audio and Video Network in the first week of its release. Her recent new album Love of Nature has included all her popular single top ranking songs in recent years.