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.
September 28, 2022
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.
September 22, 2022
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…
September 6, 2022
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.
August 24, 2022
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.
August 19, 2022
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.
August 17, 2022
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.
August 16, 2022
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...
August 1, 2022
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.
July 22, 2022
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.
July 13, 2022
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.
July 6, 2022