TuneCore, the platform for independent musicians has announced a partnership with Tencent Music, the leading online music platform, to make TuneCore artists available in China.
TuneCore’s global platform pays artists 100% of what they earn from digital streams and downloads, while meeting all of their needs across distribution, publishing administration and a range of promotional services. Artists distribute their music to over 150 digital platforms worldwide including iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, Deezer, Google Play, and now, Tencent Music.
Tencent Music has pioneered the way that people enjoy online music in China and has become the country’s leading online music entertainment platform. When TuneCore customers deliver their music to Tencent Music, releases will be available on the following platforms:
- QQ Music – A leading online music service with nationwide popularity that offers a comprehensive music library and a broad range of music-related video content. QQ Music focuses on popular artists and top mainstream hits for younger music fans in China. It provides a platform for both initial and exclusive releases of digital music to promote interactions between fans and artists and to develop a music fan economy centered on popular artists.
- Kugou Music – A leading online music service offering a comprehensive set of entertainment features with a mass-market focus and deep user penetration in China.
- Kuwo Music – An online music service focusing on selected genres and segments, such as DJ mixes and children’s songs, to cater to users’ diverse tastes.