MusicDish e-Journal - May 26, 2018
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

Music Weekly Asia Launches Top 30 Asia: Asia's First Digital Music & Video Charts
Music Weekly Asia, the online music magazine and Asia's leading source of music news, has launched Asia's first digital music and video charts
By Mi2N
(more articles from this author)
2013-05-17
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

Music Weekly Asia, online music magazine and Asia's leading source of digital and music industry news, in conjunction with Music Services Asia (MSA), is pleased to announce the launch of Top 30 Asia, the first and most comprehensive online music charts for the Southeast Asian region.

Top 30 Asia is the first and only download and stream charts for the Southeast Asian region which will fulfil the need of documenting Asia's purchasing patterns, sales milestones and consumer consumption of online music and video content.

The chart listing is a weekly view of the most downloaded tracks from key stores in each territory of Southeast Asia. Top 30 Singapore will be the first country to launch and rest of the region will progressively roll out over the coming months including the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.

Digital download figures are growing in Southeast Asia with recent figures confirming the Philippines as the world's 10th top consumer of music downloads (Source: Musicmetric "Digital Music Index (DMI) September Edition"). These figures are expected to rapidly increase as the Southeast Asian region shows a stronger interest in new online music services than any other global audience (Source: Accenture Report: "Surfing Southeast Asia's Digital Wave").

Top 30 Asia will officially launch at the Music Matters conference in Singapore on Tuesday 21st May where the first download chart will be published exclusively on Music Weekly Asia's site and updated weekly.

A video countdown show featuring the Top 30 is now in beta stage and will air in the months ahead while preparations are being made for an official launch in the latter half of the year.

Music Services Asia CEO, Gary Mackenzie said, "MSA are excited to see the teams' hard work finally coming to fruition with the launch of the charts. This project will be able to accredit local artists that make up a large percentage of sales in the region alongside their Western counterparts and acknowledge them for their success via the first digital charts in Southeast Asia. The team at Music Weekly are also proud to be part of this process in publishing the charts exclusively every week and look forward to the Top 30 Asia video countdown show."

Singapore's SGMUSO Vice President and Treasurer, Syaheed said, "The steady arrival of popular digital music stores and services into Asia has made a chart like Top 30 Asia much needed. We are delighted that Singapore has been chosen as its first country to launch."

The Philippines' top selling solo artist Julie Anne San Jose further added, "Most countdowns today showcase either local or Western music videos and it's great to finally have a countdown for Southeast Asian music which I think also deserves equal exposure. I believe Top 30 Asia will pave way for artists to share their music to people outside their own countries."

Related News from Mi2N:
» Music Weekly Asia Launches Top 30 Asia: Asia's First Digital Music & Video Charts


Home » News Beat » Music Weekly Asia Launches Top 30 Asia: Asia's First Digital Music & Video Charts
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=13386
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

News Beat

» ASCAP Revenues Top $1.144 Billion In 2017

» BMG Appoints New Creative Directors In Nashville

» Live.me Launches Its First Live Musical Themed Content Series

» Warner Music Group Acquires Sodatone

» PPL and PRS for Music Launch Licensing Joint Venture

News Beat Directory



» [2018-05-17] Avant-Garde Label Maybe Noise Launches In Beijing; The Official Launch Will Be On May 26 At Magnet Theater With A Performance Supporting Its First Vinyl Release: Png Z

» [2018-05-04] Award-Winning Lithuanian Rock Band Colours Of Bubbles "She Is The Darkness" 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Kickoff In Shanghai Where The Band Will Represent Lithuania During The Country's Signing To The Silk Road Music Alliance

» [2018-05-01] Hollywood Heavyweights Launch New Christian Music Label; Their Debut Release, Firma Collective - Songs For Every Soul, Was Produced By Mgrdichian And Mixed By The Legendary Brian Reeves

» [2018-04-30] Pop Artist Ava King Releases New Single; Paris-born Ava King Decided To Move To Beijing Where She Wrote For One Of The Biggest Chinese Movie Production Companies, HuaYi Brothers

» [2018-04-27] NetEase Cloud Music Sign Distribution Partnership With B2 Music; Chinese Music Streaming Service To Release Billboard "Best Of Asia" Album Series

» [2018-04-24] Skype And Mixcloud Launch "Connecting..." Podcast Series; Podcast Series Connects The Music World's Brightest Sparks And Explores The Power Of Creative Collaboration

» [2018-04-21] ASCAP Revenues Top $1.144 Billion In 2017; ASCAP Delivers For The First Time More Than $1 Billion To Songwriter, Composer And Music Publisher Members

» [2018-04-21] Puma Unveils Drum Machine Inspired Sneaker; Legendary Roland 808 Drum Machine Inspires New PUMA Sneaker Style

» [2018-04-21] BMG Appoints New Creative Directors In Nashville; BMG Has Appointed Courtney Allen And Rakiyah Marshall To Creative Director, Based In Nashville

» [2018-04-01] Live.me Launches Its First Live Musical Themed Content Series; You Need The Code Is Live.me's First Ever Live Stream Music Program Providing Users With 14 Hand-selected Independent Artists For Their Entertainment

» [2018-03-28] Warner Music Group Acquires Sodatone; Data Pioneers Choose Entrepreneurial Home For Industry-leading A&R Tool

» [2018-03-09] Round Hill Music And Zync Sign Madge To Joint Venture; JV Publishing Venture To Support And Expand Zync's Successful Rights Representation Business
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

2018 Summer Additions Come To Hybrid Studios

Plunky's "Love Makes Us Better" Video Is Cosmic Jazz-Funk

Deadline Looms - The 23rd Annual USA Songwriting Competition

Carys - A Different Kind Of Normal - Debut CD Release

Melvin Riley Of Ready For The World Celebrates 35 Years In The Music Business And The Re-launch Of His Solo Career And New Billing Title

Listen: Darquise Explores The Art Of The Beak Up In His Debut Single "I Say One"

Artist Matthew Schultz Releases "Promise For Keeps" Featuring Gyptian



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2018 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships