SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tencent Music Leisure Group (Tencent Music or TME,NYSE: TME), the main on-line music leisure platform in China, and peermusic immediately introduced that they’ve reached an unique digital licensing settlement to advertise and distribute peermusic’s publishing catalog in China. TME’s customers will be capable to entry the catalog by TME’s streaming platform and different native digital platforms, which embody QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music, and WeSing.
The catalog from peermusic, one of many world’s largest unbiased music publishers, contains songs from a large pool of artists, starting from Jimmie Rodgers, Buddy Holly and The Rolling Stones to Rihanna, Beyonce and Justin Bieber. Music artists and producers beneath the peermusic roster additionally embody the likes of Hamshore Tang, Lee Shih Shiong, Lee Wei Shiong, David Foster, Salaam Remi, Maxim from the Prodigy, Poo Bear, and De la Ghetto, in addition to a bunch of notable movie/TV composers and sub-publishing collaborations with Harmony, BMG, Massive Deal, and Anthem.
“TME seeks the most effective world content material companions as a part of our dedication to bringing the very best high quality and most complete world music catalog to shoppers. peermusic’s lengthy and spectacular observe file of success as the biggest unbiased music writer on the planet, whose catalogs embody a few of the music trade’s biggest songwriters, makes them a perfect accomplice for us. We’re blissful to have the ability to present that music for the enjoyment of followers all through China,” mentioned an official director of Tencent Music Leisure Group.
China has lengthy been a central focus for peermusic’s world operations, and the corporate has seen speedy development since establishing its first China workplace in 2015. peermusic was the primary world unbiased writer in mainland China, and was additionally the primary Western unbiased publishing firm to instantly signal Chinese language writers by a profitable three way partnership.
“No person brings music to extra folks in China than TME, and we’re thrilled that peermusic’s unparalleled catalog and roster of artists and songwriters will now attain lots of of tens of millions of listeners in China. This deal is a large win for our purchasers, and the Chinese language market stays an enormous a part of peermusic’s plans for funding and development into the long run,” mentioned Spencer Lee, Asia Pacific President, peermusic.
The important thing partnership between TME and peermusic allows each corporations to leverage their distinctive market expertise and respective strengths, with the final word objective of bringing extra music to audiences in China.
About Tencent Music Leisure
Tencent Music Leisure Group (NYSE: TME) is the main on-line music leisure platform in China, working the nation’s extremely standard and modern music apps: QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music and WeSing. TME’s mission is to make use of know-how to raise the function of music in folks’s lives by enabling them to create, take pleasure in, share and work together with music. TME’s platform contains on-line music, on-line karaoke and music-centric reside streaming providers, enabling music followers to find, hear, sing, watch, carry out and socialize round music.
Based by Ralph S. Peer in 1928, peermusic is the world’s largest world unbiased publishing firm and operates 35 workplaces in 30 international locations. With nicely over a half 1,000,000 titles within the firm’s catalogue, and songs that adjust from nation, blues, jazz and pop to Latin, live performance and rock’n’roll, peermusic is the biggest privately owned firm of its form on the planet. For additional details about peermusic, go to www.peermusic.com. For breaking information updates, behind-the-scenes data and images, observe @peermusic on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
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