Tencent Music and NetEase Cloud Music are growing in paying users faster than Spotify

Leading Chinese music streaming services Tencent Music and NetEase Cloud Music both added more paying users in Q1 2022 than Spotify.

Rival music streaming services Tencent and NetEase launch a music sharing feature in WeChat

Chinese music streaming service NetEase Cloud Music and Chinese messaging app, owned by Tencent, WeChat team up to launch a new feature.

Which music streaming services have the most paying subscribers? – MIDiA’s Q2 2021 report

MIDiA’s just published Q2 2021 global market share report shows how the most popular music streaming services stack up against each other.

NetEase goes ahead with $500 million IPO for NetEase Cloud Music

After hesitating earlier in the year, NetEase is back preparing for a Initial Public Offering for music business Cloud Village.

NetEase Cloud Music and Emperor Entertainment partner up

Two giants of China’s music industry have joined forces, looking to promote Chinese music to younger demographics.

TikTok’s parent company may launch a new music streaming service in China

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance are reportedly looking to launch music streaming service ‘Feile’ in China by the end of the year.

New deal between Sony Music and NetEase disrupts Tencent’s hold on Chinese music

A fairer deal for the music industry in China? Tencent loses exclusive licensing agreement with Sony Music as NetEase Cloud Music and Sony sign a new distribution deal.

Free music distribution for Chinese artists

RouteNote operate worldwide, publishing artists and labels, large and small, to stores and streaming service around the world.

Alibaba owned music streaming service Xiami Music is shutting down

Launched in 2008, Alibaba have announced they will be shutting down their Chinese music streaming service Xiami Music in February.

NetEase Cloud Music have doubled the number of independent artists on their platform in one year

A recent report from the Chinese streaming service claims they now have 200,000 independent Chinese artists, up from 100,000 in 2019. In 2019, NetEase Cloud Music generated over 273bn streams of songs from independent musicians,…