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Quincy Jones launches Bluetooth Headphone #JBL #Yuna #E55BT

If there’s one person we want to pick whose works are a showmanship of ultimate musicianship skills, then it’ll have to be the long-time American record producer – Quincy Jones – who is also a conductor, composer, musician , television producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive and recently, the…

Accedo Partners With Telekom to Stream Virtual Reality LIVE Concert

Telekom Germany has recently delivered VR content through live concerts ever since their partnership with Accedo to launch the world’s first mass-market VR experience. Rock am Ring, one of the largest music festivals in the world, streamed live video through Magenta Musik 360. Gorillaz concert in Cologne was live-streamed offering audience…

Taiwanese Band’s Big Win at Golden Melody Awards 2017

The largest Chinese Music Awards – the Golden Melody Awards – celebrates its 28th edition last weekend with No Party For Cao Dong scooping three awards for Best Musical Group, Best New Artist and Song Of The Year with debut album The Servile. Golden Melody Awards, organised by Taiwan’s Bureau…

Singaporean R&B Artiste Sam Rui Launches Debut Album

Sam Rui is releasing her debut album titled Season 2 in a collaboration with producer GROSSE. The R&B artiste first album depicts her intense moments dealing with ‘heartbreak, confusion, disappointment, and loneliness’. In the hope of breaking into the mainstream genre in Singapore, this young lady exerts a fiery spirit…

Swee Lee Opens Specialty Drum Store in Singapore

Southeast Asia’s largest homegrown music company, Swee Lee invited the media for a special opening of its first-ever specialty drum store at Peninsula Shopping Complex, Singapore. With over 15 stores in the region, the Singapore company harked back to its roots as a supplier to British military bands in the…

WebTVAsia Signs Global Strategic Partnership Alibaba’s Tudou

WebTVAsia Signs Global Strategic Partnership Alibaba’s Tudou The acquisition of Layaria (Indonesia) and investment in Duble Kick Entertainment (Korea) WebTVAsia, a Malaysia-owned digital media entertainment company, announced today a global strategic partnership with China’s top short video platform Tudou – a wholly owned subsidiary of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment…

Music China Expo Expands Its 16th Edition

With over 90% of booth space already booked, Music China, a prominent music trade event, is set to take place from 11 – 14 October 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Benefiting from China’s promising MI market, the 2017 show is expected to exceed last year’s scale and…

China’s Music Executives to Speak at #MIDEM2017

The Asian market, one of the fastest growing markets in the world, is finally getting more panel time at Midem 2017. Some of the more pressing issues include copyrights, its media strategy and how its giant music providers are playing a part in promoting #antipiracy #music subscription – all part of…

What Has China Got to Do with Electronic Music?

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: China to embrace A2LiVE Programming with Open Hands Transitioning from one of the world’s biggest metropolitan cities to another – from New York to Shanghai – Eric Reithler-Barros is moving on track after his last stint at SFX Entertainment to lead one of China’s booming electronic music conglomerate…

Budweiser STORM Festival China Goes Abroad in 2017

Eric Zho, founder and CEO of A2LiVE, the producer and promoter of Budweiser STORM, has announced its 2017 touring plans in its annual press conference held in Shanghai yesterday. Alongside the announcement that the festival will be expanding to other cities such as Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Changsha and Xiamen,…

Astro, Starhub and mm2 to Produce The Voice, But Only in Mandarin

The Voice, a popular reality singing competition from the US, has recently announced that it will be released in the second quarter of the year. Co-produced by Singapore companies mm2, Starhub, and Malaysia’s Astro, the search for competitors are already well underway. Although they’ve assured that they’re “on the search…

In Need of Investor for Your Music Startups. Then Listen Up!

At the recent Echelon Malaysia hosted by e27, a panel consisting of Venture Capitalists from Golden Gate Ventures, KK Fund, Captii Ventures and Gobi VC got together to discuss their perspective on the competitive advantage of a Malaysian startup. In recent years, technology is catching up fast in all active…

IFPI: Streaming Market Increased by 6 Percent Globally

Music Market at tipping point for second year in a row after seeing an increase in revenue sales. Strong growth in the global recorded music market increased by 5.9 percent totalling a revenue of US$15.7 billion in 2016, the highest rate since IFPI began tracking the market in 1997. According…

MTV MIX Becomes Hulu’s Very First Music Channel

Viacom signs deal with Hulu in Japan to launch MTV’s 1st subscription-based OTT Linear Channel in Asia. When we think that deals in Asia are going two feet under, we have yet to see what is brewing within Viacom, which has recently announced its partnership with HJ Holdings, Inc. This…