Tencent Music’s deals with major labels are under investigation

The massive Chinese company could see their grip on China’s music industry lost as an antitrust watchdog reviews their deals. Tencent Music Entertainment represents the biggest music company in China, a subsidiary of the giant…

China’s Tencent look to buy 10% of Universal Music

As Vivendi finally look to start selling stakes in Universal Music, Chinese media conglomerate Tencent are looking to buy in. Vivendi have been leading up to selling stakes in Universal’s major record label for over…

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…

China’s massive Tencent are looking at a 50% stake in major label Universal

One of the world’s biggest music labels is being eyed up by Chinese conglomerate for a potentially massive stake acquisition. Tencent, the massive Chinese company responsible for much of the biggest music tech happenings in…

Is the Chinese Music Streaming Market a Duopoly?

Short Answer: Yes. Tencent Music Entertainment and Netease Cloud Music control the chinese music streaming market. Between Tencent Music Entertainment (which owns QQ Music, Kugou and Kuwo) and Netease Cloud Music they have over 80%…

Chinese Music Distribution

RouteNote is one of the first music distributors in the world to ink deals with Tencent (QQ Music, Kugou, Kuwo), Netease and Kanjian (who cover over 30 different music streaming services). RouteNote has been working…

RouteNote and NetEase are take your music to 600+ million new listeners

Take your music to one of the biggest music streaming services in China and the world with free distribution to NetEase Cloud Music. NetEase Cloud Music is a giant force in China’s emerging digital music…

RouteNote partners with China’s biggest music streaming services through Tencent

We are thrilled to announce that Tencent Music Entertainment will be joining our ever-growing list of partners. Tencent Music Entertainment are leading the way for digital music in China. Their massively popular apps include QQ…

Tencent’s stock soars making it’s co-presidents billionaires

Tencent’s entry onto the New York Stock Exchange has been up and down but last weeks boost puts them in a great position. Last month Tencent Music Entertainment made their entry on to the New…

Tencent take Siri on with their own voice assistant

Watch out Siri, you may be about to launch in China in the shape of Apple’s smart speaker but Tencent are looming with their own artificial intelligence on the way. As Apple build up to…