Top 6 Largest Music Streaming Services in China

  1. Top 1 KuGou Music
  2. Top 2 QQ Music
  3. Top 3 Kuwo Player
  4. Top 4 Migu
  5. Top 5 NetEase Cloud Music
  6. Top 6 MIUI Music

Top 6 Largest Music Streaming Services in China

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  1. Tencent Music owns KuGou, a Chinese music streaming and download service that was launched in 2004. With more than 450 million active users per month, it is the most popular music streaming service in the world. With a market share of 28%, KuGou is China's biggest online music provider.

    More than 800 million people utilize it. On July 15, 2016, Tencent's QQ Music (QQ) and China Music Company announced their intention to merge. It is anticipated that the services will still be provided independently. It is anticipated that the services will still be provided independently.


    Along with Kuwo, the third-largest online music service in China and another Tencent Music property, KuGou hosts the KU Music Asian Music Awards, also known as the Cool Music Asia Festival Award. Mainland China is the only place where the service is offered.


    Founded: 2004
    Headquarter: Guangdong, Jilin, China
    Number of monthly active users in millions: 347.36
    Website; www.kugou.com

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  2. One of the three Chinese freemium music streaming services owned by Tencent Music, a partnership between Tencent and Spotify, is QQ Music (Chinese: QQ). By 2018, the service is anticipated to have more than 700 million users and 120 million subscriptions.

    In 2016, the service merged with China Music Company, which is the proprietor of KuGou and KuWo, the second- and third-largest streaming services in the nation, respectively. The market share of QQ Music among the music platforms in Mainland China reached 75% by 2018.

    The service uses the annual QQ Music Awards to promote its brand to the general public in addition to streaming. The business model used by QQ Music is a freemium one, where basic services are provided without charge but more advanced features require a subscription. However, unlike comparable subscription service Spotify, labels have the option to limit their content to subscribers (known as VIPs or green diamonds) or to be purchased on their website, which typically costs between 19 and 20 yuan.


    Artists using this strategy include Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and Noah Cyrus, where certain albums are restricted to be purchased only. Users are typically encouraged by QQ Music to subscribe to their VIP service.


    Founded: January 17, 2020
    Headquarter: Beijing, China
    Number of monthly active users in millions: 307.44
    Website: https://y.qq.com

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  3. One of the most well-known music streaming services in China is Kuwo Music, which is run by the Tencent Music Entertainment Group. More than 129 million people use it each month. Users can stream lossless music thanks to Kuwo Music.


    Creator of an online music platform designed to offer Chinese customers digital music services and software. The company's platform utilizes cutting-edge technology integration of internet entertainment information and offers a user-friendly interface design, high-definition pictures, an intuitively navigable massive music library, global music charts, precise search of one million high-quality authentic music, and more rapid voice search, enabling users to have a customized and one-stop entertainment experience.


    Founded: 2005
    Headquarter: Office B-207-161, 2nd Floor, Building 2, No. 1, Nongda South Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100083, China
    Number of monthly active users in millions: 164.51
    Website: http://www.kuwo.cn/

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    Screenshot via http://www.kuwo.cn/
  4. Top 4

    Migu

    China Mobile's first product innovation base, Migu Music Co., Ltd., formerly known as China Mobile Wireless Music Base, was founded in Chengdu in 2006 and offers music goods and services to the nation's over 800 million mobile subscribers. The company has amassed more than 4 million real music libraries over the course of its ten-year development, and cumulative music downloads have surpassed 19 billion.


    In terms of content, channels, operations, and terminals, it has established a whole industrial chain, and its cumulative revenue accounts for 60% of the domestic digital music industry. In terms of music content, channels, operations, and terminals, the company has established a whole industrial chain. Its commercial prowess has spread throughout the nation, and it has accomplished cross-border operations fusing music, communication, and the Internet.


    It has grown to be the biggest music service platform in the nation, the biggest library of original copyright music, the biggest music content sales platform, the biggest music user interaction platform, and the biggest platform for live performances by artists.

    The integration of products, operations, and services in the realm of digital content is the responsibility of Migu, a professional company founded by China Mobile for the mobile Internet market.


    Founded: 2006
    Headquarter: Beijing, China
    Number of monthly active users in millions: 111.93
    Website: http://music.migu.cn/

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  5. A freemium music streaming service called NetEase Cloud Music was created and is owned by NetEase, Inc. The public began using the streaming service on April 23, 2013. It received its series in April 2017. A valuation of 8 billion CNY (US$1.14 billion) and a financing of 750 million CNY (107 million US$) made this company a unicorn.


    Online karaoke, social networking, live streaming, and playlists are some of NetEase Cloud Music's key features. More than 450 thousand independent musicians had signed up with NetEase Cloud Music as of May 2022. By December 2022, there were over 611 thousand registered artists, and the music database had more than 60 million tracks. It primarily competes with Tencent's QQ Music, making it one of the biggest competitors in the Chinese music streaming market.


    Founded: April 23, 2013
    Headquarter: Hangzhou, China
    Number of monthly active users in millions: 98.17
    Website: music.163.com

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    Screenshot via music.163.com
  6. For "value-added internet services" in India, Xiaomi announced the introduction of Mi Music and Mi Video on May 2. The default music service on Xiaomi devices is Xiaomi Music (sometimes referred to as Mi Music). 190 million people use Xiaomi mobile phones on a daily basis.


    The official Xiaomi music player app for smartphones and tablets is called Mi Music. You can use it to listen to whatever songs you may have on your device's internal memory as well as stream music. Mi Music has an automated search tool. This indicates that it will refresh the library and display any new songs you may have added to your memory storage as soon as it discovers songs saved on your device.


    Founded: May 2, 2018
    Headquarter: Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Number of monthly active users in millions: 21.17
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