Category Archives: Music Streaming

Boomplay and Airtel joined forces to bring affordable music streaming to Nigeria

Boomplay and Airtel Nigeria have announced a strategic partnership that will offer subscribers access to more affordable streaming via the music streaming platform. General Manager, Boomplay Nigeria, Oladele Kadiri stated We are very optimistic about the partnership with Airtel, which will enhance music streaming and downloading for our users, through affordable data packages, while also [...]

Anghami launches six new telco partnerships across MENA

Anghami has announced its new partnerships with telco partners across KSA, UAE, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria in H1 2021. Anghami has bulit a big network over these nine years of telco partnerships across the MENA region. Choucri Khairallah, Anghamis VP of Business Development, said: Were delighted to be teaming up with our strategic partners across [...]

Naijatastic streaming platform to promote independent music artists in Africa

The new music streaming platform, Naijatastic, based in Nigeria, enables independent artists to showcase their music talents, connect with fans and also collaborate with other artists. Since its establishment in 2017, Naijatastic has gained big support from large independent musicians and has a fan base of more than 200,000 active monthly listeners. Registration and creation [...]

Anghami launches Live Radio feature

Anghami, the Middle East and North Africas largest streaming platform, has introduced its first-ever Live Radio feature allowing users to create and contribute to a social music-sharing experience. It will enable users to talk whilst streaming songs, playlists and podcasts, creating a real-time experience of a podcast but along with real-time user engagement. Anghami also [...]

Deezer to launch Dance Africa playlists

Deezer has announced its partnership with Africas top musicians to launch its Dance Africa series of playlists which will include music from 22 artists across the continent such as South Africas Master KG, Kamo Mphela, Makhadzi and De Mthuda, as well as Nigerias WurlD and Toofan, among others, who each share their top songs. WurlD said: Dance [...]

Audiomack partners with MTN to offer music streaming to subscribers in Nigeria

Audiomack is collaborating with MTN Nigeria to offer the Audiomack+MTN Data Bundle program, which will provide MTN subscribers personalized data bundles for streaming unlimited music and accessing content on Audiomack at zero data cost. The partnership will see MTN subscribers have free access to Audiomacks streaming service via their mobile devices on weekly and monthly subscriptions. The weekly plan provides 1.2GB + [...]

UMG partners with Wassim ‘SAL’ Slaiby to roll out Universal Arabic Music in MENA

Universal Music Group announced a collaboration between its Republic Records division and music mogul Wassim SAL Slaiby that comprises of the launch of Universal Arabic Music (UAM), a new label that will service the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. According to Universal, UAM will seek to discover rising artists in the region and [...]

DistroKid collaborates with music streaming and discovery platform Audiomack

Music streaming and discovery platform Audiomack has inked a partnership with independent music distributor DistroKid. Audiomack has 17 million monthly active users and is popular in developing markets like the African continent. Warner Music inked a licensing agreement with Audiomack for key African territories including Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania in November 2020, after becoming the [...]

Universal Music Group expands new licensing deal with Boomplay across Africa

Boomplay and Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced an expanded deal that will extend licensing of UMGs global music catalogue from 7 to 47 countries across the African continent. Amongst the new markets are key territories such as South Africa, Ethiopia, Côte dIvoire, Cameroon and Senegal, with UMGs catalogue now also widely available across French-speaking territories [...]