A new Tencent report details the growth of independent music in China

Tencent Music Data Research Institute, a music data research company under Tencent Music, has published a new report.

Fortnite developers Epic Games acquire Bandcamp

Indepedent online music store Bandcamp join Epic Games, the video game and software developers behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine.

Top 25 most popular social media platforms – the platforms with the most monthly active users around the world

Marketing firm Semrush have shared an infographic with the most popular social media platforms and various other insights gathered over 2021.

Tencent invests $40m in Indian music streaming app Gaana

Tencent Holdings, which already owned a third of Gaana, have increased their investment in the Indian music streaming platform.

Tencent launches new partnership bringing QQ Music to Audi cars

Owners of equipped Audi vehicles will be able to stream QQ music and access other services from Tencent without taking their hands off the wheel.

Tencent Music’s Q3 financial results show 51.7 million paying subscribers

Image credit: Tencent Music Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent release revenue and subscriber numbers for music streaming service Tencent Music Entertainment. Tencent Music Entertainment Group published their Q3 2020 results last Tuesday, showing statistics from the…

Kanye West doesn’t just want to acquire his masters, “I’m going to buy Universal”

Kanye West wants to take his ‘artists owning the music industry’ approach to the next level, during his interview with Joe Rogan stating he wants to buy Universal Music Group. Kanye West recently tweeted out…

Why is Tencent’s WeSing karaoke platform so popular in Asia?

WeSing, from Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent, is a social karaoke app, thriving as many KTV venues around Asia close during the pandemic. Karaoke is popular in all forms and among all ages in China. The…

China launches a new ‘Music Industry Legal Professional Committee’

China have brought together people representing some of the world’s biggest labels and music companies to form a new legal force for music. China has launched a brand new committee formed for the legal protection…

How will Trump’s TikTok & WeChat ban affect the music industry?

WeChat’s parent company Tencent and TikTok have great influence on the music industry around the world. How will a potential US ban change the music streaming landscape? After an executive order was signed last week,…