Tag Archives: Boomplay

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 [...]

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 [...]

Boomplay and Sony Music join forces to develop their presence in Africa

Boomplay announced Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 that it was partnering with Sony Music Entertainment (SME) to expand its reach in Africa. The service, which already has more than 60 million users with an impressive catalog of more than 10 million songs and videos, is already available in Cameroon, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, [...]

Boomplay to enter French-speaking countries

After four years of being on the market in West Africa, Boomplay Music is set to expand its services to French-speaking countries on the continent. Boomplay General Manager, Dele Kadiri said besides French-speaking countries in Africa, the company would also target African expatriates living in the US, Canada and Europe.    “We have started to [...]

Boomplay sealed deal with Apprise Music in Ghana

Apprise Music becomes the first Ghanaian Music distributor to partner with leading music streaming platform, Boomplay. Apprise is the first music distributor in Ghana to acquire Boomplays catalog, which has quickly established itself as the most popular streaming service in Africa and boasts of over 3 million users in Ghana alone. Apprise Music represents over [...]

Boomplay to invest $1m in Kenya

During the music platform conference held in Nairobi, Martha Huro, the general manager of Boomplay announced that the company will capitalize on the Kenyan market by ingesting $1 million.  We know that finances are a major issue with artists and we cannot sit on the sidelines and not do something. So we are willing to [...]

Boomplay, the next Spotify of Africa

Boomplay, a service founded by Transsnet has raised $20 million in outside funding as it looks to break into more sub-Saharan countries and continue to build up its database of music tracks.  The company currently has some 5 million music tracks and videos on its platform, with a huge emphasis on African artists, with 42 [...]

Boomplay Music app reaches new milestone in Africa

African music app Boomplay Music registered 29 million users and 10 million installations via Google Play in 1 week. Speaking during a press conference in Lagos, Nigeria, Boomplay PR head Tosin Sorinola said the company would continue to enhance its user interface to increase music distribution. She also revealed that an iOS version would be made [...]