Is Triller music’s next big launchpad?
It’s not quite a case of: “Come in, TikTok – your time is up.” However, Triller has been growing sharply in recent months and is starting to break tracks and acts in its own way. For now, the audience skews towards...
March 19, 2020
Sandbox Issue 247: All Triller, No Filler: Music’s next big launchpad?
Lead: Triller is not a TikTok killer – but it is certainly proving to be a hearty contender. At the moment, it is strongest in the US and it skews heavily towards hip-hop as its in-built soundtrack. Its ambitions are, however,...
March 5, 2020
Triller bags an official partnership for the Grammy Awards
The US Recording Academy may be in the thick of a full-blown crisis following the defenestration of its boss Deborah Dugan, but with the Grammy Awards imminent, it’s still business as usual on the latter front. That includes...
January 22, 2020
Triller claims 26.5m users make it ‘bigger than TikTok’ in the US
Social music-video app Triller has announced a swathe of new artist investors; launched full-song in-app streaming; and trumpeted a new milestone of 26.5 million monthly active users (MAUs). The latter is a big surprise,...
December 20, 2019
Triller has 13m monthly active users – and a new funding round
TikTok may be hogging many of the headlines for buzzy new(ish) social-music apps, but Triller is one of the most interesting startups building an audience in its slipstream. The latter company has just announced a new funding...
October 24, 2019
Triller licenses song-preview clips via 7digital deal
Social video app Triller has made its latest licensing move, via a partnership with B2B firm 7digital. The latter company says that the deal will “grant Triller access to previews for millions of songs from the world’s...
August 9, 2018
Social app Triller turns on money-making features for users
We’ve written about smartphone app Triller before: first when it launched in 2015 as an app to help people create their own music videos for tracks, and again in June this year when it signed a licensing deal with Universal...
July 13, 2018
UGC video app Triller signs a Universal Music deal
Is Triller the new Musical.ly? Pitched as a ‘Music Video Maker’ app, it helps people make their own music videos alone or collaborating with friends, with clever auto-editing features to make the results look professional....
June 29, 2018