Which country has the most TikTok users?

TikTok is one of the biggest apps in the world with over 1 billion users on TikTok and it’s Chinese cousin Douyin – but where is it the most popular? The biggest country in the…

Triller rise to the top of the App Store in India after TikTok ban

US-based short form video app Triller takes the number one spot for Photo & Video on the App Store in India, after last week’s TikTok ban. Last week saw TikTok and 58 other Chinese-owned apps removed…

Music subscriber market share from Q1 2020 shows Spotify on top, followed by Apple Music and Amazon Music

The latest data from MIDiA shows which music streaming services hold what percentage of users and the growth of music streaming in 2020. Streaming as a whole has grown in 2020 with 400 million subscribers,…

ByteDance closes Indian short-form video app Vigo to promote TikTok

ByteDance hopes the move will encourage the 5 million monthly active users to migrate to TikTok which currently has 200 million users in India. Flipagram was a US-based brand, before being purchased by Chinese company…

How much of the music industry does Tencent really own?

Beyond their own huge music services Tencent has huge stakes in Universal, Warner, Spotify and others. Tencent is a huge Chinese company and with their music sector, Tencent Music Entertainment (TME), they are making its…

Ultimate music distributor in China

RouteNote is available worldwide, giving all unsigned artists and labels access to powerful distribution tools for free. Distribution Get your music on top stores and streaming services (Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music,…

China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

Tencent have gained 50% more paying users in the last year with 657m total users

Tencent’s latest report shows paying users are growing steadily converting more of their almost 700 million users than last year to pay for music. Chinese music streaming company Tencent Music are behind some of China’s…

Former head of streaming at Disney Kevin Mayer leaves to become CEO of TikTok

Head of The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International business is leaving Disney to become CEO of TikTok and COO of parent company ByteDance. Founder Yiming Zhang will remain as CEO of ByteDance. President of…

Netease Cloud Music just licensed over 1 million Warner tracks for nearly 1 billion users

The huge Chinese music streaming platform has just gained the rights to a huge catalogue of music from Warner Chappell. NetEase Cloud Music is a giant in the music streaming landscape. With over 800 million…