TikTok owner ByteDance plans to launch music streaming: FT – The Journal Pioneer


(Reuters) – TikTok proprietor Beijing ByteDance Technologies Co Ltd is in talks with big songs labels – Universal Tunes, Sony Audio and Warner Tunes – for world-wide licensing promotions to involve their songs on its new tunes subscription company, the Economical Occasions documented on Sunday.

ByteDance is searching to start its audio streaming as before long as following month, originally in rising marketplaces such as India, Indonesia and Brazil, prior to a long term opening in the United States, the FT described, citing individuals common with the make a difference.

In addition to on-need audio, ByteDance’s app will contain a library of shorter online video clips for listeners to search by and synch to music as they hear, the report included.

ByteDance has not specified a title to its audio app yet and pricing stays unclear, although it is expected to value fewer than the $10 a month billed by Spotify Know-how SA, Apple Inc and some others in the United States, in accordance to the report. 

The firm was not instantly out there for comment on Sunday.

(Reporting by Anurag Maan in Bengaluru Enhancing by Peter Cooney)