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Is the Chinese Music Streaming Market a Duopoly?

Short Answer: Yes. Tencent Music Entertainment and Netease Cloud Music control the chinese music streaming market. Between Tencent Music Entertainment (which owns QQ Music, Kugou and Kuwo) and Netease Cloud Music they have over 80% market share in mainland China. Join RouteNote and you can add your music to Netease and Tencent Music Entertainment for Free or Keep 100% of the royalties. There are over 20 other music streaming services and download stores that are trying very hard to ...
Tags: Digital Music News, China, Music Streaming, Netease, Netease Music, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment, TME


ByteDance plan to take Spotify on with a free streaming service

TikTok’s parent company and Chinese conglomerate ByteDance are planning to make their entry into the world of free music streaming. Chinese software giants ByteDance have made a massive mark with their phenomenally popular video app TikTok. Now they’re entering a new market filled with major competition around the world: digital music streaming. ByteDance are reportedly planning on launching a streaming service to take on the likes of Apple and Spotify. Their service will follow Spotify...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Spotify, Video, Music, China, Africa, App, Music Streaming, Streaming, Digital Music News, Music Streaming Service, Bytedance, Tiktok, Free Music Streaming, Warner Music Sony Music


The Biracial Bind Of Not Being Asian Enough

There’s a photo of my great-grandmother I look at often. She is small, wearing thick black frames, with my grandmother, my aunts, and my mother huddled around her like she’s queen of the hive. My great-grandmother was a widow and a landowner in China who lost everything during the Communist Revolution. She was punished for her wealth, and tortured and robbed before she fled to Hong Kong with her daughter to survive. For a long time, that’s all they did: survive.My mom tells me this story late o...
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Former WWE Star Ashley Massaro Dead at 39

Ashley Massaro, a former WWE wrestler has died at the age of 39 years old.The Suffolk County Medical Examiner in New York confirmed to The Blast that Massaro died Thursday (May 16), but a cause of death was not revealed, pending an investigation.According to TMZ, Massaro was taken from her home in Suffolk County to a nearby hospital where she died early Thursday morning.Even though officials didn’t reveal a cause of death, they did say it was being classified as “non-criminal.”Massaro’s death is...
Tags: New York, Celebs, China, Sports, Pop Culture, Playboy, Jazz, Wwe, Suffolk County, Massaro, Melina, Cause Of Death, Ashley Massaro, Ashley Massaro Dead, Suffolk County Medical Examiner, Paul London


Pennsylvania Is Helping Pay For The Philadelphia Orchestra’s China Tour. What Do State Taxpayers Get Out Of It?

Basically, as one executive put it, “there are two Philadelphia brands the Chinese respect — the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the Philadelphia Orchestra.” Classical music is often used as a conversational warm-up for business discussions in China, not unlike the way sports is used elsewhere, and, as another executive puts it, the orchestra’s tour “serve[s] as a big draw for potential Chinese investors and companies to explore investment opportunities in the Philadelphia area....
Tags: Art, Music, China, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Philadelphia Orchestra, 05.13.19


Tencent Music Reports Subscriber, Revenue Growth Amid Management Shakeup

Tencent Music announced that  co-president Guomin Xie has abruptly resigned. The dominate music streamer in China also reported that monthly actives increased 4.6% from 625 million in Q1 2018 to 654 million in Q1 2019. Paid monthly actives also increased by an impressive 27.4% to 28.4 million in Q1 2019. Management Shakeup “On behalf of Tencent Music, I would like to thank Guomin for his contribution to our growth and development over the years. We wish him the best in his future endea...
Tags: Music, China, Tencent, Bruce Houghton, Company, Pang, Linlin, Kugou, Kuwo, Andy Ng, Tencent Music, Guomin, Guomin Xie, Cussion Pang CEO of the Company `` Zhenyu, Lixue, Zhenyu Xie


Counterfeit Beauty Is Booming — But Is A Knockoff Device Ever Worth The Risk?

Counterfeiting is nothing new. Remember bootleg DVDs? What about that pair of "Chanel" earrings you bought on Canal Street in New York, or the £10 "Rolex" you treated yourself to on the beach. A friend of mine once arrived at a restaurant and asked the awaiting gang of us: "What do you think of my new Louis Vuitton bag?" "I think it's not Louis Vuitton," I said, and we all laughed — because it cost £30, not £3,000.According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, handbags...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, UK, New York, Ebay, China, US, Cambridge, Silicon Valley, Chanel, North America, Dyson, Louis Vuitton, Moore, Canal Street


Authenticity is Overrated: How Asian-Americans Use Food to Explore Their Identities

Like most Americans, Mackenzie Fegan grew up eating her weight in Campbell’s chicken noodle soup. But there was a twist, courtesy of her mother, who had moved from China as a child.“She would stir an egg into it with chopsticks and make a sort of egg drop soup mashup,” recalls the Brooklyn-based food writer, whose family opened the San Francisco institution Henry’s Hunan, once described by the New Yorker as the finest Chinese restaurant in the United States.But the best seller at Henry’s Hunan ...
Tags: Asia, Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, London, Minneapolis, China, Boston, Southeast Asia, India, New York City, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Taiwan


Diary Of A Player In The First US Orchestra Ever To Visit Mao’s China

As the Philadelphia Orchestra prepares to depart for its 12th tour to China, here are excerpts from a journal kept by the piccolo player on the orchestra’s first tour there, back in 1973. – The Philadelphia Inquirer
Tags: Art, Music, China, Mao, Philadelphia Orchestra, 05.09.19


China Promotes Social Credit System with Propaganda Music Video

In an attempt to brainwash youths into believing China’s upcoming social credit system is fair, just and noninvasive, the Chinese government has recruited various popular Chinese singers to take part in a propaganda music video promoting the system. The music video stars the pop song “Live up to Your Word” and was produced by the […]
Tags: Music, Politics, Technology, China, Marketing, International, Anime, MV, Made In China, China Promotes Social Credit System


A Fly in The Restaurant 寒露

n a restaurant in China, waiters try to swat flies while a number of diners eat their food. 在一个中国饭馆里,顾客们正在吃东西,服务员忙着打苍蝇。 By Xi Chen [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Videos, Music, China, Xi Chen


The Latest College Scandal Twist? A Family Allegedly Didn’t Know Their $1.2M Was A Bribe

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware of the college admissions scandal, which has dominated headlines and seen multiple people charged – including actors Felicity Huffman (who has pleaded guilty) and Lori Loughlin – with everything from conspiracy to commit fraud to money laundering.William Singer, the founder of a college prep business called The Key, accepted millions of dollars from individuals to get their children into elite universities such as Yale and the Unive...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, California, China, Los Angeles, Yale, Times, WSJ, Felicity Huffman, Guo, Lori Loughlin, University of Southern California He, William Singer the founder, Yale Prosecutors, Yale Applicant


Refillable Beauty Products Will Help Save The Planet — & Your Money

While trying to make my beauty routine plastic-free, there was one thing I picked up on pretty quickly: Refillable was better than recyclable. Of course, recyclable packaging is certainly preferable to throwaway plastic, but it’s even better if you can avoid waste altogether by using products that can be refilled.In terms of sustainability, recycling is problematic. Due to the long lifespan of plastics, including those designed to be recyclable, disposing of them is difficult, and can often pla...
Tags: Hong Kong, Fashion, Music, UK, China, Greenpeace, Helmut Lang, LCA, Grasse, Weis, Le Labo, Kjaer Weis, Occitane, Troy Surratt, Le Labo Rose, Surratt Auto Graphique Eyeliner


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Author: DoreenWalsh Subject: nike uk sale Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:00 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 0 Outman started 25 games for the Oakland Athletics between 2008-11. shop nike for cheap He is 1-1 with a 3. 68 ERA in three career appearances (two starts) against the Diamondbacks. Miley had a three-game winning streak when he lost to the San Diego Padres in his last start. He gave up four runs and six hits while pitching a season-long 7 1/3 innings. Miley has allowed just four earned runs in hi...
Tags: Music, Colorado, China, Nike, Oakland Athletics, Johnson, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Topic Replies, Carlos, Reyes, Chris Young, Miley, Braves, Tim Hudson


AKAI’s cute little MPK mini keyboard now has internal sounds

AKAI’s MPK mini was already something of a sleeper hit – a simple MIDI controller keyboard that was small enough to be irresistible. But the latest revision makes it useful even all by its lonesome. MPK mini play is what AKAI are calling the latest edition. It’s actually the second major revision of this unassuming little keyboard. The gamepad-style pitch/mod joystick had already packed in a bit more control features, in addition to the handy pads, banks, and a built-in arpeggiator. But all ...
Tags: Mobile, Music, Keyboards, China, Tech, Usb, Gear, Stories, Midi, Music Tech, Controllers, Northern Hemisphere, Akai, Battery-powered, Akai Pro, MPK mini


Donald Trump Meeting Mao Zedong Could Be The Salvation Of Cantonese Opera

Wait, what? Yes, a new work in the traditional Cantonese opera format shows a young Donald Trump meeting the Chairman on a trip to China in 1972. The hope is that this piece, titled Trump on Show, could show younger Hong Kong audiences that their traditional music-theater isn’t just a historical curiosity. – Quartz
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Music, China, Donald Trump, Trump, Mao Zedong, 04.06.19


Apple Music Slammed For Bowing To Chinese Censors

After pressure from authorities in China, Apple Music has removed songs with lyrics that refer the Tienanmen Square massacre. Several members of Congress members are calling out Apple for bowing to pressure and missing the chance to "become a stronger voice for freedom around the globe." Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators were killed and thousands arrested when troops stormed Tienanmen Square in Beijing on June 4, 1989. "It's disgraceful to see one of America's most innovative,...
Tags: Apple, Music, Florida, Congress, China, US, America, Beijing, Marco Rubio, Cnbc, Bruce Houghton, Denise Ho, Anthony Wong, Tienanmen Square, James Wong Wong


Kirsten Gillibrand Speaks Mandarin, But All Anyone Can Talk About Is Mayor Pete.

On Saturday afternoon, Twitter users shared a video clip of presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in which she greeted a Voice of America News reporter in Mandarin. Gillibrand is known to be conversational in the language. She was an Asian Studies major at Dartmouth University and studied for six months in China and Taiwan, where she famously roomed with Friday Night Lights star Connie Britton.Unfortunately, Gillibrand's command of the language has made barely a blip in the news cycle....
Tags: Hong Kong, Fashion, Music, New York, Senate, China, Taiwan, Cnn, New York Times, Dalai Lama, Taipei, Kirsten Gillibrand, Pete, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Danny, Cedar Rapids


Boomplay, a Spotify-style music and video streaming service for African music and Africa, raises $20M

While Spotify dukes it out with Apple and other big tech names to target high-end users in mostly developed markets, a startup out of China has raised some money to expand its music streaming business in the massive but still nascent market of Africa. Boomplay, a service founded by Transsnet — a joint venture between Chinese phone maker Transsion and Chinese consumer apps giant NetEase — has raised $20 million in outside funding as it looks to break into more sub-Saharan countries and continue t...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Spotify, Music, Media, Entertainment, China, Funding, Africa, Tech, South Africa, Music Streaming, Kenya, Tanzania, Warner, ZTE


Jeff Bezos’ Ex-Wife Will Get Nearly $36 Billion in Biggest Divorce Settlement Ever

MacKenzie Bezos, the now former wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, is now the richest ex-wife in history after walking away from her marriage with almost $36 billion.Their agreement states that of his Amazon stock, while MacKenzie will get a 4% stake in the company worth about $35.6 billion and will make her the third-biggest shareholder.MacKenzie has also agreed to give Jeff all of her interests in the Washington Post and Jeff’s space exploration company, Blue Origin, in addition to 75% of their ...
Tags: Amazon, Celebs, Money, News, Washington Post, China, Divorce, Big Money, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Securities And Exchange Commission, Jeff, MacKenzie, Settlements


10 Trends Reshaping The Music Business [Mark Mulligan]

Streaming may get all the headlines, but it is far from the only factor that's driving strong and and sustained growth in the recorded music industry; and the ripple effects of these trends will reshape the music industry for years to come. MIDiA analyst Mark Mulligan offers 10 trends reshaping the music Industry. ____________________________________ By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry blog The IFPI has reported that global recorded music revenues have hit $19.1 . Th...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Post, Music, China, Netflix, Netherlands, Spice Girls, Umg, Bruce Houghton, Mark Mulligan, LAAS, Germany France, IFPI


How you can see the classic ‘Joan of Arc’ movie with a modern musical score

Can you improve on a classic? Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1928 silent “The Passion of Joan of Arc” is considered one of the best films of all time – and it may even be better when accompanied by composer George Sarah’s modern score. Decide for yourself: You can experience the movie with Sarah’s live music during one screening at the Ruth B. Shannon Center in Whittier April 13. The history of “The Passion of Joan of Arc” could be a film in itself. Danish director Dreyer spent nearly two years doing res...
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Melt your face off with this monster session from King Creature!

Get your metal heads on because this session kicked ass. Cornwall heavy rockers King Creature joined us in the Parlour for a blinding 3 track set. The lads of King Creature have taken their music worldwide playing in China, the US and elsewhere. They’ve played with Motörhead, Megadeth and many other metal legends proving these guys are a force to be reckoned with with riffs your ears will be begging for more of. King Creature FacebookSpotify Routenote Sessions ...
Tags: Music, Metal, China, US, Rock, Cornwall, Megadeth, Motorhead, Heavy, Hard Rock, Routenote, Session, RouteNote Music, King Creature, Live Session, Motörhead Megadeth


Bohemian Rhapsody's Chinese cut: no homosexuality, no frocks – and no Aids

Three minutes of censored footage from the Freddie Mercury biopic has been lost for viewers in ChinaIn the wake of Bohemian Rhapsody’s four Oscar wins, news emerged that the film was to be censored for its Chinese release. Estimates hovered around the minute mark, to excise drug use and same-sex kissing.The edited version premiered in China last weekend and reports have emerged of a rather more drastic set of snips, meaning not just Freddie Mercury’s sexuality and drug use but also his cross-dre...
Tags: Music, Film, China, Censorship, Society, World news, Culture, Sexuality, Queen, Freddie Mercury, Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody


Where Classical Music Has Become An Obsession

Inna Faliks: “Seventy-five percent of my students at UCLA are Chinese or Chinese American. Pianists from China, after graduating from the best music schools in Europe and the United States, return home to pass on classical music traditions in their own distinct ways. This musical exchange is exponentially growing. Concert halls may remain empty in our nation’s cities, especially when traditional classical recitals are offered by a non-household name, but in China, playing a Beethoven or Chopin ...
Tags: Art, Europe, Music, China, United States, Ucla, Audience, 03.22.19, Inna Faliks


Bohemian Rhapsody Opens In China, All References to Freddie Mercury's Sexuality Removed

Is the Queen movie like ten minutes in China? The post Bohemian Rhapsody Opens In China, All References to Freddie Mercury's Sexuality Removed appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, China, Queen, Freddie Mercury, At The Movies, Bohemian Rhapsody


Chinese Censors Cut Six LGBT Scenes From Bohemian Rhapsody

Censors in China have reportedly cut out more than two minutes of LGBT scenes from the Oscar-winning Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, which opened in the country on Friday (March 22). According to CNN, Chinese censors -- who've banned portrayal of "abnormal sexual behavior," including gay and lesbian relationships in TV and film -- removed … More »
Tags: Music, News, China, Cnn, Queen, Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody


Tech Talk :: RE: Suhr Reactive Load IR hum

Author: KH335iCC Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:16 am (GMT -7) Topic Replies: 1 Wish somebody would help this gentleman figure out what went wrong. I have ordered mine a few weeks ago, waiting for it to be shipped to the Chinese retailer, and I will be the first one to get it in China, this is an amazing product, and I wish I will not have this same problem then.


How to Buy 40′ Shipping Containers or Freight Container That’s On Sale Online

A shipping container might weigh 4000 pounds, but it’s not something you can simply find lying around. There are many challenges to buying shipping or freight containers starting with finding a reliable dealer like shippingcontainersale.org. Although the internet has made it a lot easier to find items on sale, buying a container online comes with its own risk. One of the most obvious challenges is being unable to inspect the container before it is delivered. This is why the focus isn’t just fi...
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Streaming Music Forecast 2018 - 2026 [MIDiA]

Respected music and entertainment industry analysts MIDiA have just published its latest global music forecasts, with revenue and user numbers projected through 2026. __________________________ From MIDiA's Mark Mulligan from the Music Industry blog 2017 was the last year of strong streaming revenue growth. From 2018 onwards streaming growth will lessen each year, falling from 29% in 2018 to 7% in 2026. The slowdown in revenue growth reflects maturation of developed streaming market...
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