Category Archives: Music Streaming

Audiomack extends its reach in Africa

According to Billboard, free music streaming service Audiomack is extending its operations in Africa by opening a new office in Lagos, Nigeria. The service is already accessible in all 54 countries on the continent, and is the No. 1 free music app, the No. 6 free app overall, after Facebooks suite of apps and Snapchat [...]

MultiChoice to offer JOOX VIP to its DStv subscribers in SA

MultiChoice will be offering JOOX VIP to all its DStv customers, allowing everyone to stream music and live appearances. Subscribers will be able to karaoke all their favorite tracks, all ad-free. Following the pay TV operator announcement that it will be including Netflix and Amazon in its new decoder package and is now adding JOOX [...]

YouTube rolls out its music and subscription-based video streaming platforms in Egypt

YouTube launched its music streaming service YouTube Music and its subscription-based video platform YouTube Premium in Egypt. The Head of Music Partnerships MENA of YouTube, Liliana Abu Dalo, said, Were proud that Egypts rich musical heritage has a home on YouTube and we are excited about bringing it closer to our users with YouTube Music. [...]

Spotify Premium Family is now available in UAE

Since its launch in the MENA region, Spotify has been exploring ways to introduce new content, features and plans to add value to users. With Premium Family, all family members get access to over 50 million tracks and over 1 million podcast titles through their own individual Spotify Premium account. The family-oriented music streaming package [...]

Playfre to stream its music service across Africa

Playfre has just announced its expansion across the whole African continent. Playfre was launched in May 2019 serving only 18 African countries. According to the CEO and co-founder, Chika Nwaogu We just crossed the milestone of 20,000 registered users and 10 million streams, so we felt it was time to expand our services to include [...]

Warner Music Group partners with African music company Africori

Warner Music Group (WMG) announced it has taken a stake in African digital music rights management and distribution platform, Africori. The agreement provides Warner Musics in-house indie distribution division ADA with access to one of the largest catalogues of recorded music in Africa, including music from artists such as Elzo Jamdong, Jux, Master KG, Nabila, [...]

Tencent to launch its music streaming app Joox in other African countries

Tencent Holdings Ltd will roll out its paid music app Joox to some of Africas most populous countries after the streaming service proved a hit in South-East Asia. Tencent is a profitable company, especially successful with digital music where most of this success is localized to Asian countries. They are shareholders in many successful companies like Spotify [...]