WMG’s ADA Worldwide follows LatAm expansion with Asia launch
Warner Music Group's distribution arm ADA Worldwide is on an expansion drive. In July, it launched ADA Latin to oversee Latin America and Latin music in the US as well as Spain and Portugal. Now it's turning its attention...
September 15, 2020
Country Profile – Singapore 2020
Singapore’s digital music business is small but – relatively – thriving, with a large number of streaming services, a strong tech scene and a high conversion rate from free to premium streaming.
August 5, 2020
Chartmetric explores the ‘trigger cities’ of south-east Asia
Earlier this year we wrote about music-analytics firm Chartmetrics’ theory of ‘trigger cities’ capable of propelling tracks to become global hits. Now the company has published a second in its series of blog posts focusing...
June 25, 2019
Deezer reveals new Singtel deal and Midemlab sponsorship
Deezer has announced its latest deal with a mobile operator: Singtel in Singapore. It’s not quite a hard bundle, but it’s more than just a marketing partnership. Singtel’s post-paid customers will be able to pay...
February 23, 2018
Music Ally Report 406: The China/India crossroad
Our cover feature looks at the two most-populous nations in the world which, between them, account for a third of the people on the planet. A huge amount of expectation has been placed on both India and China as places where...
June 28, 2017
Country Profile – Singapore 2017
Singapore, home to just 5.8m people, may never be one of the world’s largest music markets; but, in the streaming age, it could make a claim to be among the most interesting thanks to its unique position between East and...
June 20, 2017
IFPI set to seek piracy site-blocks in Singapore
After copyright legislation in Singapore was revamped in 2014, the IFPI says it will be one of the first to test the new laws by seeking ISP blocks on sites like The Pirate Bay. “We are now actively looking into exercising...
January 21, 2015
Filesharing blocks are on the way in Singapore
The latest country to introduce legislation that could see popular filesharing sites blocked by ISPs is Singapore. Its amended copyright law will enable rightsholders in various industries to apply for High Court orders to...
July 9, 2014
Deezer opens shop in Asia
Deezer is launching in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, bringing its footprint to 91 markets.
August 15, 2012
Online TV service Viki gets into music videos
More than 12m people are watching TV shows and films on Viki, a global site launched by a Singapore startup.
May 24, 2012