China's Tencent is understood to have acquired control of China Music Corporation. The company owns two of China's leading music streaming businesses, Kugou Music and Kuwo Music. The transaction is…
QQ Music, the digital music unit of Chinese social media giant Tencent, has partnered with NetEase to add 1.5 million songs to its lineup.
Millennials are discovering and enjoying music differently than the generations before them: Younger listeners spend on average 25 hours a week streaming music from a variety of online services…
The Chinese government has ordered 120 protest songs to be removed from the Internet. It deemed them obscene or harming social morality.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has created a music division that could match its ambitions in film and video.
Avril Lavigne, Daft Punk, Lang Lang among artists concerned.
Post-production sound company Formosa Group is branching out into music editorial services for film and television. Director of music editorial services Leigh Kotkin oversees the Formosa Music Group…
Despite modifications to the act, a concert this weekend by U.S. pop singer Ke$ha was cancelled after it was denied a permit by the Malaysian authorities on the grounds of "religious sensitivities…
Indi.com and Adopt the Arts' Peace Through Music Gala was a charitable event turned rock show, with performances from Guns N' Roses’ Matt Sorum and Slash and Macy Gray at the Loews Hollywood Hotel…
Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to “The Returned,” the hit Canal Plus supernatural drama. Bringing together film and TV talent on both sides of the camera…
Independent financing has always meant cobbling together a variety of sources, and in the past five years, financing against music licensing has become another funding source to add to the indie…