SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 8, 2023
/PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Music
Entertainment Group ("TME," or the "Company") (NYSE: TME and HKEX:
1698), the leading online music and audio entertainment platform in
China, today announced the
integration of TME UNI Chart on Billboard's official global
website, introducing the most popular Chinese music to a worldwide
audience while bringing broader international opportunities to
Chinese musicians and high-quality works.
As a global music media brand, Billboard has built a strong
reputation among artists, fans, and the industry at large over the
past century. Billboard powers the ultimate global music
destination and magazine, featuring unrivaled reporting on music
news, issues, trends, while providing the industry's definitive
charts, including the most complete and well-respected database of
charts across all music genres.
Entering 2023, TME has expanded TME UNI Chart's data resources,
building the most comprehensive and credible dataset through
multi-dimensional statistical algorithms. Besides the existing
seven platforms, including TME's QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music,
and WeSing, the chart now also incorporates the data from JOOX, a
music streaming service for Hong
Kong and South East Asia,
and Weixin Video Accounts, a short video platform within
China's most popular app, WeChat.
In addition, it provides data relating to radio stations. TME UNI
Chart now covers the most data resources in the Chinese music
Launched in 2018, the TME UNI Chart is designed to leverage data
technologies to present the authentic popularity of music in
China. Through years of upgrades
to its dataset and algorithms, and optimization of
multi-dimensional evaluation standards, the chart has become an
indicator of popularity of new Chinese music releases.
The TME UNI chart contains data collected from hundreds of
millions of music streams, and the TME Wave Chart is a list based
on the professional perspectives of over a hundred musicians.
Together, the two charts have built a ranking ecosystem for TME,
presenting the Chinese music scene with a comprehensive, authentic,
impartial and objective view to provide valuable references to
music lovers, musicians and the industry.
Through this partnership with Billboard, TME UNI Chart will not
only promote the exchange of data between global authoritative
music charts but also help Chinese artists receive more attention
from overseas audiences, resulting in the promotion of high-quality
Chinese music throughout the world.
TME has long been striving for the construction of global
cultural communication channels and platforms for Chinese original
music. In 2022, partnering with Billboard, TME announced the
"Chinese Music Gravity Project", a first-of-its-kind initiative
dedicated to championing Chinese music across the globe. The two
parties have since implemented a number of initiatives to promote
Chinese original music on the global stage. TME will continue the
deep strategic cooperation with Billboard to bring selected music
content to music lovers and to promote the presence of Chinese
original music globally.
About Tencent Music Entertainment
Tencent Music Entertainment Group (NYSE: TME and HKEX: 1698) is the leading online
music and audio entertainment platform in China, operating the
country's highly popular and innovative music apps: QQ Music, Kugou
Music, Kuwo Music and WeSing. TME's mission is to use technology to
elevate the role of music in people's lives by enabling them to
create, enjoy, share and interact with music. TME's platform
comprises online music, online audio, online karaoke, music-centric
live streaming and online concert services, enabling music fans to
discover, listen, sing, watch, perform and socialize around music.
For more information, please visit ir.tencentmusic.com.
+1 (646) 992-2986
SOURCE Tencent Music Entertainment