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...
June 23, 2022
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.
June 21, 2022
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.
June 20, 2022
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.
June 13, 2022
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.
May 25, 2022
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.
May 19, 2022
Despite 80m paying users, Tencent Music revenues fall 15%
Bumpy times for China's biggest music streaming company, Tencent Music Entertainment (TME).
May 17, 2022
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.
May 12, 2022
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...
May 11, 2022
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.
April 28, 2022
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.
April 27, 2022