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Jacky Cheung Concerts Give Away Five Fugitives Thanks to Facial Recognition Technology

Jacky Cheung Concerts Give Away Five Fugitives Thanks to Facial Recognition Technology

Popular Hong Kong singer Jacky Cheung recently held four tour concerts in the Chinese mainland, attracting a large number of…

Jun 13, 2018
Tang Shihua
Will Music Be China's Next Boom?

Will Music Be China's Next Boom?

According to a report by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, China was the 12th largest market in the…

May 9, 2018
Lucy Pearson
China Ranks First in ‘Anti-Korean Wave’ Mood Index, Survey Shows

China Ranks First in ‘Anti-Korean Wave’ Mood Index, Survey Shows

Negative sentiments toward “Korean Wave,” or South Korean pop culture and cultural products, are increasing, especially among the Chinese, online…

Mar 16, 2018
Xu Wei
Tencent, NetEase Bury the Hatchet With Music-Sharing Deal

Tencent, NetEase Bury the Hatchet With Music-Sharing Deal

Tech titans Tencent Holdings Ltd. and NetEase Inc. have cast aside their differences to pen a music licensing deal which…

Feb 13, 2018
Dou Shicong
Smart Music Education Group Maide Magic Raises USD10 Million in Pre-A Financing Round

Smart Music Education Group Maide Magic Raises USD10 Million in Pre-A Financing Round

Shanghai Youcheng Investment Management Partnership (Limited Partnership) invested USD10 million in Cube Enterprise Management Co.’s music education group Maide Magic…

Nov 2, 2017
Zhang Xia
Chinese Platform for Online Celebrity Development Bags USD4.5 Million in A-Round Funding

Chinese Platform for Online Celebrity Development Bags USD4.5 Million in A-Round Funding

Shenzhen Buyao Music Culture Co., which operates Buyao, a student-focused sharing platform for up-and-coming singers, has secured CNY30 million (USD4.54…

Oct 27, 2017
Zhang Xia
Music Platforms Under Alibaba, Tencent Agree to Transfer Their Exclusive Copyrights to Each Other

Music Platforms Under Alibaba, Tencent Agree to Transfer Their Exclusive Copyrights to Each Other

Alibaba Music Group and Tencent Music Entertainment Group jointly said today that they have reached an agreement on copyrights. The…

Sep 12, 2017
Zhang Xia
Mobike Rolls Out World’s First Music Playing Shared Bikes

Mobike Rolls Out World’s First Music Playing Shared Bikes

Chinese bike-sharing firm Beijing Mobike Technology Co. rolled out the world’s first shared bicycles with equipment to play music in…

Sep 6, 2017
yicai
Beijing Music Festival to Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary by Reviving 1967 Version of Die Walkure

Beijing Music Festival to Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary by Reviving 1967 Version of Die Walkure

The Beijing Music Festival’s (BMF) 20th anniversary is coming this fall. The BMF will work with the Salzburg Easter Festival…

Aug 10, 2017
Wu Dan
Shenzhen-Based Kindergarten With Sky-High Tuition Fees Holds Star-Studded Graduation Ceremony

Shenzhen-Based Kindergarten With Sky-High Tuition Fees Holds Star-Studded Graduation Ceremony

A Shenzhen-based kindergarten known for its sky-high fees held a splendid ‘graduation’ ceremony of late, a sign that the new…

Jul 10, 2017
Shen Weijia
Tencent Snaps up Exclusive Music Distribution Rights From Universal, Last of Big Three Record Labels

Tencent Snaps up Exclusive Music Distribution Rights From Universal, Last of Big Three Record Labels

The world’s largest record company, Universal Music Group (UMG), recently inked a cooperation deal with Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME),…

May 19, 2017
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