Rocket Girls 101 was a Chinese girl group formed by Tencent through the 2018 reality show Produce 101 China on Tencent Video & managed under Wajijiwa Entertainment. The group made their debut on 23 June 2018 & disbanded on June 23, 2020 as the limited contract only lasted exactly 2 years. It consisted of eleven members from different agencies - Meng Meiqi, Wu Xuanyi, Yang Chaoyue, Duan Aojuan, Yamy, Lai Meiyun, Zhang Zining, Sunnee, Li Ziting (Mimi), Fu Jing (Jinna) & Xu Mengjie (Rainbow).
On 23 June, Produce 101 revealed the final members for the Rocket Girls 101, the - Meng Meiqi, Wu Xuanyi, Yang Chaoyue, Duan Aojuan, Yamy, Lai Meiyun, Zhang Zining, Sunnee, Li Ziting (Mimi), Fu Jing (Jinna) & Xu Mengjie (Rainbow) with the order also being the individual ranks.
IIII. Debut & Disbandment
IIIII. Contract Controversy
Two days before the group's official single release and press conference on August 9, Yuehua Entertainment & Mavericks Entertainment released a joint announcement stating that they would be withdrawing members Meiqi, Xuanyi, & Zining from the group, also stating that Yuehua decided to withdraw Meiqi & Xuanyi due to the inability to come to an agreement with the company managing Rocket Girls 101 regarding their concurrent promotion with Rocket Girls 101 and Cosmic Girls (WJSN), and that Mavericks withdrew Zining due to health issues. However, on August 17, both Yuehua & Mavericks announced that the members would be returning to the group after coming to an agreement with Tencent, and stated that Rocket Girls 101's promotion would take priority over all members' original groups, unless agreements are reached.
On June 23, 2018, the group debuted with a single Rocket Girls. On August 18, they released their first EP, Collide. On June 23, 2019, they released their first studio album, The Wind. In early 2020, they released a new single named Be Happy to celebrate the Chinese New Year. On May 25, 2020, they released their second and final EP, Meeting·Goodbye.
IIIIIII. Variety Shows & Other Appearances
On September 15, the group performed the halftime show at Super Penguin Ultimate Game. The group then was announced to perform at the NBA halftime show later 2019 after their The Wind album.
Rocket Girls 101 finally disbanded on June 23, 2020 as the 2 year contract was expired.
Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Rapper, Center
October 15, 1998
Luo Yang, Henan, China
Minnie/Mickey (Fandom Name)
#5F4B8B (Lightning Purple) (Fandom Color)
Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
January 26, 1995
Haikou, Hainan, China
Yi Yuan (Fandom Name)
#7bafd4 (NC Blue) (Fandom Color)
Vocalist, Rapper, Visual
July 31, 1998
Yancheng, Jiangsu, China
Villager/Crescent (Fandom Name)
#CBA7F9 (Youth Purple) (Fandom Color)
Main Vocalist, Maknae
December 28, 2001
Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Oreo (Fandom Name)
#8CC269 (Green) (Fandom Color)
Leader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer
October 7, 1991
Qingyuan, Guangdong, China
Cheese (Fandom Name)
#F4CA28 (Cheese Yellow) (Fandom Color)
July 7th, 1998
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Xiao Mianbao (Little Breads) (Fandom Name)
#FF7F00 (Orange) (Fandom Color)
Chengdu, Sichuan, China
March 9, 1996
Honey Pot (Fandom Name)
Yellow#FFC20E (Sunflower) (Fandom Color)
Lead Rapper, Lead Vocalist
September 28, 1996
Sun Star (Fandom Name)
#ED1932 (Red) #F1513C (Golden) (Fandom Colors)
January 20, 2000
Mi Tang (Honey) (Fandom Name)
#F078FF (Mi Tang Purple) (Fandom Color)
Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
June 29, 1995
Shaoyang, Hunan, China
Puff (Fandom Name)
#EEA6B7 (Pink Purple) (Fandom Color)
Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper
June 19, 1994
Jinhua, Zhejiang, China
Skittles (Fandom Name)
#FFD400 (Dandelion Yellow) (Fandom Color)
- Rocket Girls - Non-album single (2018)
- Collide - Collide (2018)
- Light - Collide (2018)
- Sailor Moon - Collide (2018)
- Born to Win - Collide (2018)
- Wind - The Wind (2019)
- Hard Candy - Meeting·Goodbye (2020)
IVV. Promotional Singles
IVVI. Soundtrack Appearances
- Calorie - Hello Mr. Billionaire OST (2018)
- Venom is Coming - Venom promo single (2018)
- Rampage to the Next Stop - Rampage 20 Opening Theme Song (2019)
- Blessing Arch - Boonie Bears: Blast into the Past OST (2019)
- Galaxy Disco - Crazy Alien OST (2019)
- On Fire - PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Promotional Single (2020)
|2018||Produce 101||Tencent Video|
|2018||Rocket Girls 101 Research Institute||Tencent Video|
|2018||Super Nova Games||Tencent Video|
|2019||Rampage 20||Tencent Video|
|2020||Super Nova Games 2||Tencent Video|
|2020||Rampage 20 season 2||Tencent Video|
|2020||We Are Blazing||Tencent Video|
VI. Awards & Nominations
|2018||Fresh Asia Music 2018||Most Popular Newcomer||Rocket Girls 101||Won|
|2018||2018 Global Chinese Music Awards||Most Popular Group||Rocket Girls 101||Won|
|2018||Tencent Starlight Awards 2018||Best Group Of The Year||Rocket Girls 101||Won|
|2018||Tencent Starlight Awards 2018||Most Popular Music Video Of the Year||Light||Won|
- Yamy is a member of Kuchika Orchestra.
- Meiyun is a member of SING.
- Meiqi and Xuanyi are members of WJSN.
- Zining is a member of MERA.
- Sunnee is a member of A'N'D.
- Chaoyue is a member of CH2.
- Mengjie is a member of LadyBees.