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Chinese authorities to delay livestreams for moderation purposes

Plenty of livestreams are in fact pre-records - something that has become a common feature of the online concerts landscape in the west.
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Tencent Music may have run into trouble with QQ Music NFTs

Last year, Tencent Music began exploring NFTs in its native China, launching a digital collectibles feature within its biggest streaming service QQ Music.
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Andy Lau Douyin livestream concert watched by 350m people

If you, like us, boggled at the 44.2 million viewers attracted by a recent Backstreet Boys livestream on WeChat…
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East Goes Global launches distribution arm for China

East Goes Global is launching a distribution arm that will focus on getting western artists' music onto Chinese streaming services.
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NetEase Cloud Music now has 37.6m people paying for music

The parent company of Chinese streaming service NetEase Cloud Music has filed its latest financial results.
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East Goes Global raises $1m funding for its work in China

Earlier this year it worked on a livestreamed Backstreet Boys concert that attracted 44.2 million viewers on Chinese social app WeChat.
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Tencent Music financials reveal it now has 82.7m paying users

There is some good news and some not-so-good news in the latest financial results of Chinese streaming giant Tencent Music.
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Music Ally Quarterly Report :: International Focus 2022

Welcome to our second annual Music Ally International Focus report, where we zoom out and dig into the last 12 months of Music Ally’s Country Profiles. This is an utterly essential guide for the internationalised music...
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NetEase Cloud Music swells K-Pop catalogue with YG deal

With exclusive licensing deals off the table in China, streaming services are moving to expand catalogues with non-exclusive agreements.
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Tencent Music launches new analytics for artists and labels

Analytics have become a core part of the services global streaming services provide to artists and labels.
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QQ Music is first Chinese streaming service to add Dolby Atmos

The surround-sound Dolby Atmos format has been making strides in the west thanks to its use by Apple Music and Amazon Music, among other streaming services.
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WeChat hopes 40m people will watch Backstreet Boys livestream

Everybody, yeah, rock your body, yeah? Even if you're rocking it at your desk or on the sofa. Because yes, Backstreet's back...