How are digital publishing revenues usually paid in China?
On average, if, for instance, a track has generated 100$ on a DSP:
92% will be considered as revenues for the use of the recording. Out of those 92$, 80% will be returned to the aggregator/label.
8% will be for the publishing revenues.
What if I already have a distributor?
You can check with your current distributor if they already cover the Asian territory.
What if my content is already available online unlicensed in China?
Fear not! We can either help you take down all the illicit content or – after sorting the legals out – start collecting your revenues from the platforms.
Can you tell me if my content is available online unlicensed in China?
Sure, if you provide us a list of your content we can research your titles on the DSPs and see if they are already online.
What about ringtones and ringback tones?
We are connected to the major telecom operators in the country and regularly provide our content.
How do you report?
We provide monthly detailed reports. Please check this link for a sample of our quarterly report:
How long does it take before my content is online?
Upload on the DSPs usually takes between 2-4 weeks (excluding Telecom Operators), depending on the traffic on the platforms. Make sure you upload/send your release on time!
How much do you charge for digital distribution?
Free registration and free content upload. No annual fee!
Which are the most popular streaming platforms in China?
Arguably, the top 4 are:
- QQ Music
- Baidu Music
How many people in China pay a subscription to listen to music?
Around 3% of the monthly listeners currently are subscribed to a music service.
How many people listen to music in China?
Over 800 million people in China listen to music on a monthly basis.
How much money does streaming generate in China?
On average, 1 stream equals 0.0008 RMB (or approximately €0.00010, $0.00015, £0.00009, but please use this only as a reference as exchange rate may vary).
When do I get paid?
We provide quarterly payments.
Do I assign or license you the copyrights?
You keep 100% of your rights and only license them to us.
How much would I be earning from distribution?
You keep 80% of the distribution royalties paid to us (we keep the other 20% for the service).
In which countries do you distribute?
Our service covers worldwide digital distribution. Here is the full list of the platforms we serve:
What kind of distribution do you do?
We are a worldwide digital music distributor with a local focus on Asia
To which platforms do you distribute?
We deliver your music to all major DSPs in China and worldwide, including QQ Music, Kugou, Kuwo, Baidu, Music, Netease Music, Xiami Music, China Mobile, China Telecom, Xiaomi Music, Huawei Music and many more. Here is the full list: