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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...
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Exclusive DSP deals are out in China… except 30-day windows

A crackdown by the Chinese authorities has put paid to the practice of streaming services signing exclusive deals with music labels. Or so we thought.
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TikTok moves American users’ data to US servers amid new row

It's planning to delete those users' private data from its own data centres in the US and Singapore in the future too.
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NetEase Cloud Music signs licensing deal with SM Entertainment

Chinese music streaming service NetEase Cloud Music has bolstered its catalogue of K-Pop music via a deal with SM Entertainment.
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NetEase Cloud Music has 181.7m users, with 36.7m paying

Chinese music-streaming service NetEase Cloud Music ended March with 181.7 million monthly active users.
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Chinese and French artists team up for Tencent Music album

Tencent Music seems increasingly focused on global opportunities for the independent artists uploading music through its Tencent Musician arm.
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Despite 80m paying users, Tencent Music revenues fall 15%

Bumpy times for China's biggest music streaming company, Tencent Music Entertainment (TME).
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Tencent Music hails growth in China’s music streaming economy

Tencent Music has published a report from its internal research institute exploring how China’s music-streaming economy grew in 2021.
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Music Ally Quarterly Report :: The State of Music Streaming – May 2022

Our spring 2022 quarterly report is for anyone who engages with music streaming platforms and wants to maximise their success on them: i.e. you, quite probably.  In this report, we take a comprehensive look at the state...
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Tencent Music to help Chinese artists distribute globally

Tencent Music has been working with independent artists for some time now, attracting more than 300,000 to its Tencent Musician platform by the end of 2021.
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China DSPs clash as NetEase Cloud Music sues Tencent Music

NetEase Cloud Music and Tencent Music have long been the dominant music-streaming companies in China. Now they may be facing off in court.
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ByteDance debuts Qishui Yinyue music streaming app in China

ByteDance is gearing up to tackle the twin titans of music-streaming in its homeland, China: Tencent Music and NetEase Cloud Music.