Tencent Music Entertainment Financials – Karaoke App Strong! Music Subscribers Growing

Tencent Music Entertainment had 652 million mobile monthly active users across QQ Music, Kugou Music and Kuwo Music, which was only 1.2% up year on year. However, paying subscribers grew by 33% year on year…

LiveXLive Financials Q1 2019 – Strong Subscriber Growth But Struggling on the Bottomline

LiveXLive Media just announced their Q1 2019 results and it seems like the results are very mixed. Revenues rose from $7.6 million to $9.5 million year on year. Subscribers grow by 50% year on year…

Is Apple Music for Artists Available on iOS?

Yes. Apple Music for Artists is now live and available on desktop devices and on mobile iOS devices. Artists can now register for Free for Apple Music for Artists here. Its important for artists to…

iHeartMedia and Group Nine Media Partner to Release Podcasts Under NowThis, The Dodo, Seeker and Thrillist Brands

iHeartMedia and Group Nine Media are partnering for an exclusive slate of co-produced podcasts. The original audio content will include at least one podcast from each of Group Nine’s four brands: NowThis, The Dodo, Seeker…

Smart Speaker Market Still Dominated by Amazon Echo – China is Catching Fast!

The Consumer Intelligence Report Partners (CIRP) is out with their latest report on the state of smart speaker sales and market share. End of June – 76 million units in USA (up from 70 million…

Reliance Jio Is Now India’s Biggest Mobile Operator – and Owner of India’s Largest Music Streaming Service

Reliance Jio has become the largest mobile operator in India with 331.3 million subscribers. This overtakes Vodafone India which has round 320 million subscribers. Reliance is also the owner of JioSaavn, which is India’s most…

YouTube Gives Students Three Months Free on YouTube Premium and YouTube Music

YouTube is currently offering YouTube Premium – which includes YouTube and YouTube Music ad-free for three months. This deal improves even further the already great student discount that YouTube already offers ($4.99 per month for…

iHeartMedia Using Their 850 Radio Stations to Build Their Own Podcasting Network and Audience for Advertisers

iHeartMedia is planning to harness the power of their 850 radio stations to build out their own podcasting network and audience to bring in more advertisers and advertising dollars. iHeartMedia just announced Sunday Night Podcasts,…

Tobu Signs with Synchedin – License Tobu Music for Games, Videos, Podcasts and more

Tobu has signed with Synchedin for Sync Licensing. Check out Tobu’s page on Synchedin. Synchedin is a music licensing subscription service that allows creators to easily and effectively license music for unlimited projects with a…

How Do I Use Spotify in India?

Spotify is now available in India and its expected to be quite popular. Spotify is available to download by everyone in India and they have both their Free and Premium services available. Spotify Free: Spotify…