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SoundCloud acquires AI music-tagging startup Musiio

SoundCloud has acquired Musiio, the Singapore-based startup that has developed a service offering AI-powered analysis and tagging of music catalogues.
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UMG strikes licensing deal with short-video app Lomotif

Short-video app Lomotif has been under the radar for many people in the music industry, but has now signed a licensing deal with Universal Music Group.
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Country Profile – Singapore 2015

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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...
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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...
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Deezer opens shop in Asia

Deezer is launching in Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, bringing its footprint to 91 markets.