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…

The most successful startup in the world runs karaoke apps

When you think startups, you think pioneering design and revolutionary tech. so would it surprise you to find out that the most valuable startup in the world is the owner of a karaoke app? TikTok…

Sing your heart out as Smule gets bigger with $20m investment

Smule’s founder once said that “music was the original social network” and with major new funding they’re making music more social around the world. Smule started with a humble mission, to draw people in with…

Tencent Music Entertainment Pauses Their IPO Until Early in November at least

Tencent Music Entertainment has announced that they are going to pause on their US initial public offering until at least November. Tencent Music Entertainment states that they want to wait for global stock markets to…

WeSing Karaoke and its livestreaming-video Apps Are The Biggest News from Tencent Music Entertainment IPO

Tencent Music Entertainment have just announced their IPO, but the biggest news is their ‘social entertainment’ services. WeSing karaoke and its livestreaming-video apps generated $1.18bn from 228 million users. Thus, WeSing and its livestreaming apps…

Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) – Files for IPO in United States – Owns QQ Music, Kugou, Kuwo and WeSing

Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) has filed their IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States. TME listed a placeholder registration for $1bn and applied to list on the New York Stock…

Finland’s ‘Spotify of Karaoke’ raise €1.75M to launch their startup

Singa is a karaoke app startup that lets you bust out the mics and belt your favourite tunes with friends no matter where you are. Singa is a music karaoke startup based in Helsinki, but…

Apple Music getting a revamp with iOS 11 as they launch original shows

Apple are bringing originally produced shows like Carpool Karaoke to Apple Music, and it’s not long now before they launch. In a new report from Bloomberg, Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine revealed some of the…

Jimmy Iovine reveals more on Apple Music’s TV + Film expansions

Apple are planning a “significant new business” as they begin their journey into the world of original TV series and feature-length videos and films. The Wall Street Journal recently revealed reports that Apple had some…

Who’s in the new Carpool Karaoke? Ariana Grande, Metallica, Alicia Keys, John Legend + more

After the massive success of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke’s Apple Music bought up the rights and are now teasing who we can expect to come along for the ride. First let’s get the excitement out…