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August 18, 2019

Music Press Asia / Live / Opinion: "We believe in the music space in China," says Claire O'Shannessy. Photo credits: Leweilive.com / Splitworks United.
Music Press Asia / Live / Opinion: "We believe in the music space in China," says Claire O'Shannessy. Photo credits: Leweilive.com / Splitworks United.
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Musical Consistency, Cultural Vibrancy, And Courage (Part 2)

How do brands work with live music events?Claire O’Shannessy is the GM of Splitworks United, a Shanghai-based music promoter, festival operator, and creative agency focused on music-based activations and strategy.  Splitworks is also the organizer of the Concrete & Grass outdoor summer music festival for 5 years running.   Polar opposite to many music festival companies, Claire’s company works with…

Will PUBG Take Over Gaming In China?

In 2017, Tencent announced that it would bring PUBG to China back when it was still the world’s best-selling game. While the conglomerate has altered PUBG’s content to meet China’s…

WISE: What Do You See In The Future, In China?

WISE PHILIPP GREFER INTERVIEW PART 2 continues…. In this 2nd release of Barros’ interview with Grefer, founder at WISE and FakeMusicMedia – we’ve decided to include all of the Q&A…

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Universal Music Group signs licensing agreement with Tencent Music
Universal Music Group signs licensing agreement with Tencent Music

QQ Music, KuGou and Kuwo Expand its Roster to Include Universal Music’s Artistes

Tencent Music and Universal Music has recently announced the signing of a licensing agreement to expand the Chinese music market. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, TME will distribute music from UMG’s roster of record labels and global recording stars on its streaming platforms QQ Music, KuGou, and Kuwo. TME will also be UMG’s master distribution and licensing partner…

A2LiVE Appoints New MD and CCO

China’s EDM Festival Giant – A2Live – has officially announced their newly-appointed executive role for its Shanghai headquarters. Eric Reithler-Barros, a New York City business development exec, will join A2Live…

Budweiser STORM announced its 2017 return to key markets plus expansionary plans into new cities within China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Changsha, and Xiamen.

La Femme Tours Asia

Next month, La Femme, the French psych-punk rock band from France, debuts their first Asian tour performing at Scape Club (Singapore), Music Zone @ EMAX (Hong Kong), The Wall (Taipei)…

La Femme tours Taipei, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong

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Tencent Reveals QQ Music’s Influence in China

Music Matters first day wraps up with some of the biggest names from the Chinese music industry discussing topics that are affecting regionally and at a global scale. The subject…

Tencent reveals QQ Music's total number of users in China at Music Matters.
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