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Triller gets a licensing deal with pan-Euro licensing hub Ice

Triller has been making the most of TikTok’s recent troubles, poaching creators, trumpeting its user growth and even pitching itself in the US as “a form of patriotic capitalism”. But with that higher profile has come...
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JioSaavn takes on Gaana’s HotShots with Triller partnership

In July we wrote about the launch by Indian streaming service Gaana of 'HotShots', a TikTok-style short-video feature built in to its service. Now Gaana's biggest rival in India, JioSaavn, is making its own move through a...
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Triller signs new 18-month contract with B2B firm 7digital

Triller and B2B digital music firm 7digital have announced a new deal that will see the latter company providing access to its catalogue of more than 80m tracks as clips and full-length tracks. Note, this is just about...
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TikTok rivals continue to see spike in US downloads

Events around TikTok and its proposed ban in the US are moving so fast, any data on how consumers are responding risks being out of date as soon as it's published. Still, Sensor Tower has some new numbers on how TikTok's...
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Indian labels hit short-video apps with infringement notices

It's not just the US where short-video apps are facing pressure from music rightsholders over their licensing deals (or lack of). It's happening in India too, where a number of these apps have been spiking in popularity since...
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NMPA boss takes another shot at Triller over licensing

Triller may be suing TikTok for patent infringement, but the case has got the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) boss David Israelite riled. "I want to make sure I am clear on this. Stealing someone else’s...
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Triller says it’s raising a $200m-$300m funding round

We reported yesterday on social music app Triller's claim that it reached 50 million active users in June. Now the company may be preparing a huge funding round. Fox Business reported that Triller "has commitments from...
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Triller hits 50m users and poaches TikTok star Josh Richards

Social music app Triller has announced a new milestone: it reached 50 million monthly active users in June 2020. The company continues to define itself by its TikTok rivalry, pointing out that the 50m figure was "surpassing...
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New Snapchat features include music lenses and mini apps

Yesterday, Snapchat’s parent company Snap, Inc announced a swathe of new features for the social app, including some that are directly relevant to music. One of those features is dedicated music lenses, explained yesterday...
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‘Nobody’ does it better: DJ Neptune goes viral on Triller

TikTok tends to get the headlines when a music track goes viral through short-form videos. However, rival app Triller has also fuelled its fair share of hits by artists including Lil Tecca, Calboy, K$upreme, Rich The Kid,...
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Chantel Jeffries gives Triller exclusive for new video

TikTok is not the only short-form video game in town and Triller has been snapping at its heels for some time, making a strong splash in the US and drawing in hip-hop acts in particular. Triller has now landed the exclusive on...
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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...